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About Us

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MISSION

Our mission as a virtual education and certification institution is to create an effective platform to advance the worldwide use of Vetiver System Technology. Our education system has been created to demonstrate and educate you on the extensive benefits of the Vetiver System, as an ecological tool to address sustainable development.

VISION

Our goal is to increase the awareness and application of the Vetiver System (VS) across the world, in order to improve and assist in environmental regeneration and human development. We believe that education and knowledge sharing is the best method to advance the use of Vetiver (VS). Our vision in creating this online education platform is to ensure that Vetiver and its many beneficial uses is available for all to learn.

Our Strategic Partners

The Vetiver Network International (TVNI) promotes the worldwide use of the Vetiver System (VS) for a sustainable development on all scales, including infrastructure investment, socially sound development and agricultural productivity. The Network is a true movement of individuals, groups, communities, entrepreneurs, and social organisations working together. The operation and involvement within TVNI is completely voluntary, with each individual and entity contributing their time and knowledge for the simple purpose of the advancement of Vetiver (VS).
We believe that it is one of the most effective non-profit environmental organisations in the world that is having an immense impact on all levels of society. Vetiver System Technology provides significant economic, environmental and social benefits and TVNI is devoted to the continued education and advancement of VS worldwide.

The means to uphold our mission

We operate under a consistent reciprocal relationship with The Vetiver Network International, to ensure the effective and consistent development of our online education and certification tools. Each TVI course has been presented and approved by the experts of the Directive Committee of TVNI, to ensure that the Vetiver System certification requirements are met and expressed properly.

Principles of The Vetiver Institute

The Vetiver Institute (TVI) is founded upon the desire and need to create an effective and efficient education platform for Vetiver System (VS) certification. The VS has been designed through extensive research and development via the work of numerous individuals, including TVNI and the World Bank. TVI is determined to continue the work of those that have come before, furthering the worldwide development and expansion of Vetiver System awareness and knowledge through an effective and wide-reaching education platform.

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Our Methodology

Educational Principles Of The Vetiver Institute

The Vetiver Institute (TVI) is committed to the creation and introduction of the highest quality, clear and effective evidenced based Vetiver System courses. The development of the Vetiver System TVI educational platform has been created in conjunction with the guidance and evaluation of the TVNI Vetiver experts, to ensure all aspects of Vetiver System Technology are correctly presented. TVI believe that an effective education and certification process is essential to the integrity and correct application of the VS worldwide. Through education we can continue to expand the VS worldwide, which will contribute to sustainable worldwide development, allowing for the rehabilitation, revegetation and protect of the environment.

Subject Areas

TVI has undertaken the creation of many courses under different specialisations to ensure all practical applications and implementation methods of the Vetiver System are presented. The courses will range from beginner to advanced level, allowing for a broad cross-section of individuals to study and utilise Vetiver System Technology.

The courses are divided into 8 main subject areas:

  • Vetiver System – History and Development (Intro)
  • Vetiver Propagation
  • Soil Bioengineering

  • Phytoremediation

  • Soil and Water Conservation

  • Agriculture

  • Climate Change

  • Community Development

Although the VS is divided into separate subject areas, it is important to understand that Vetiver grass is a very holistic plant, which has the capacity to address multiple needs in one application.

Teaching Staff and Equipment

TVI works in affiliation with TVNI and Vetiver experts worldwide to create the content of all VS courses. We are working with more than 80 experts in 31 countries to develop the content and certification structure. Our qualified personnel have experience in environmental practices, pedagogical standards and information technology. To ensure the effective dissemination of information, our platform incorporates the latest online educational technology.

Fulfillment Of Course Requirements And Certifications

The Vetiver experts and TVNI work with us to create all course content and their corresponding evaluations. Our course structure has been designed to ensure complete and thorough understanding of all technical aspects and requirements of the Vetiver System, to guarantee you will gain the correct skills and know how to apply Vetiver System designs in your chosen field. In order to attain certification, you are required to complete and pass the required assessments. Some certifications require on-site evaluation of VS design application, which will be conducted by our affiliated Vetiver experts in the main cities around the world.

Our Clients

The Vetiver Institute and all the materials and courses have been created with the following clientele in mind:

  • Direct users of the TVI education platform – Individuals that are interested in developing their skillset and knowledge of Vetiver System Technology. They may use their education and certification for personal or work-related use.

  • Certification users – Individuals that already possess knowledge and experience with of VS applications and want to gain certification to legitimise their proficiency.

  • Indirect Users – Individuals, groups or organisations looking to advance the knowledge of their workforce. Or for those who are interested in hiring trained personnel for which we recommend accessing our qualified personnel database.

Procedure For Student Enrolment

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