Grow a career in landscaping
This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to assist in the design and construction of garden landscapes or renovation of existing gardens. It is designed to provide you with the foundation skills and knowledge required by the landscaping industry sector.
You will learn skills to maintain and construct domestic and commercial landscapes and recreational landscape structures.
You may be able to attain a triple qualification, adding the Certificate II in Conservation and Land Management and Certificate II in Horticulture to this Certificate III in Landscaping, talk to staff when you enrol.
- Recognise plants
- Plant trees and shrubs, and establish turf
- Lay paving, irrigation and drainage pipes
- Construct retaining walls
- Treat pests and diseases
- Operate and maintain machinery and equipment (eg tractors)
I have the following attributes:
- Happy to work outdoors in all kinds of weather conditions
- Fit and enjoy manual labour and physical work
- Unaffected by allergies to chemicals and plants
- Able to work a part of a team
|School Leaver||Non-School Leaver||AQF|
|OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8||C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent||Certificate I or Certificate II|
There are no formal entry requirements for this course. It is however recommended that applicants have at least completed year 10, Certificate I in Agrifood Operations, Certificate I in Conservation and Land Management (includes 'Green Army' participants) or Certificate I in Horticulture.
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Estimated Course Fee
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Eligible for VSL
These fees are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis.
- Fees might differ between courses delivered at different campuses due to the elective units included in the course study plan or adapting courses to meet local industry needs.
- Fees may also differ for each individual student depending on the units of study selected, prior qualifications and recognition of prior learning.
- Fees are payable at enrolment each semester for the units enrolled for that period. Some year-long courses might have a bigger fee load in the first semester.
- Proof of concession must be presented to access concession rates if eligible.
- For secondary school aged persons (in 2021, students born on or after 1 July 2003 who are at least 15 years old) undertaking training that is not part of a VET Delivered to Secondary Schools program, the maximum course fee chargeable in 2021 is $420 plus the resource fees and discretionary fees.
- Concessions and Secondary School Age cap do not apply to commercial courses (such as short courses), or Foundation Programs (ESL, General Education, etc.).
- Prices quoted include resource fees, but do not include material fees such as the cost of books, uniforms and students personal equipment.
- The course fee cap applicable to Diplomas and Advanced Diplomas only applies during the current calendar year, so fees might differ for students enrolling in semester 2.
- VET Student Loans Eligible Courses and Caps may be subject to changes implemented by the Australian Government.
- Course information and fees are subject to change without notice.
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