Agriculture and Horticulture

AHC20416 Certificate II in Horticulture

About this course

AHC20416 Certificate II in Horticulture is currently available as part of a school-based traineeship.

The Certificate II in Horticulture will teach you the fundamentals of planting, potting and maintaining trees, shrubs and plants, how to recognize plants, prepare plant specimens and provide information on products and services, and soil testing along with how to treat weeds, pests and diseases.

This Certificate is delivered by industry experts and will give you the fundamental horticulture skills you’ll need to succeed in the industry.

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About this course

Get started on your career in horticulture!

Build a strong foundation of horticulture knowledge while gaining the specialist skills to work in large open spaces, like parklands or sporting fields.

With this entry-level course you will gain horticulture skills in plant identification and plant care, landscape management, propagating, pruning and fertilising to maintain gardens and nurseries.

Successful completion of this course will qualify you for employment as a horticulturist, and/or to work in a nursery, or parks and gardens.

The Certificate III in Horticulture will help you:

  • Recognise plants, prepare plant specimens and plant trees and shrubs.
  • Install and maintain plant displays and nursery plants.
  • Implement soil improvements for plant and turf areas, and plant nutrition programs.
  • Conduct site inspections and operational inspections of park facilities.
  • Control weeds, plant pests, diseases and disorders.
  • Implement a grassed area maintenance program.
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AHC30916 Certificate III in Landscape Construction

About this course

Kick start your career in landscaping with this entry-level course that will give you the practical skills to construct landscaping projects and renew and maintain existing gardens.

You’ll develop the knowledge and skills required to install drainage, construct brick, block and concrete structures and provide information on plants.

Successful completion of this course will qualify you to work as a landscape gardener, or parks and gardens tradesperson.

This qualification is offered as an Apprenticeship. Apprenticeships combine work with training in a nationally recognised qualification. You will be provided with practical training via hands on work with your chosen employer with a diverse range of projects, tasks and equipment.

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AHC31116 Certificate III in Production Nursery

About this course

Production Nursery is the science of producing large quantities of plants by seed, cutting, grafting, budding, tissue culture or genetic manipulation and growing them to accepted standards for sale.

This qualification is ideal for anyone looking to work for Australia’s top nurseries and florists. You will learn the skills needed for production roles, including irrigation, propagation and pest management.

This qualification is offered as an Apprenticeship. Apprenticeships combine work with training in a nationally recognised qualification. You will be provided with practical training via hands on work with your chosen employer with a diverse range of projects, tasks, and equipment.

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