AHC30716 Certificate III in Horticulture

National ID: AHC30716 State ID: BDF1
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Grow your horticulture skills

This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to work effectively in the horticulture industry. If you have industry experience this course will enhance your skills. 

Subjects are selected from specialisations including arboriculture, floriculture, landscaping, nursery, parks and gardens, production skills and turf management. Subjects may include plant identification, irrigation, pest and disease control, machinery use, nursery work, hard landscaping, hydroponics, and turf maintenance. Not all horticultural specialisations will be available at all locations.

You may be able to attain a dual qualification incorporating this qualification and the Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management(opens in a new tab) , talk to staff when you enrol.

Half-price

This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills program, from 1 January 2021 through to 31 December 2025 you'll only pay half the tuition fees (plus resource fee) capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession.

^ You will pay half price for the tuition fees on the Lower fees, local skills qualifications, however other fees may apply such as Resource fees that are specific to your course. For full details see our Half price courses page.

  • Implement propagation plans
  • Safely prepare, store and apply chemicals
  • Create plant displays
  • Apply workplace safety and health guidelines

I have the following attributes:

  • Enjoy nature and the outdoors
  • Comfortable working in a physical environment
  • Practical and able to undertake manual labour
  • Problem solving skills
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 II in Conservation and Land Management or Certificate II in Horticulture.

Other job titles may include:

  • Gardener
  • Interior Plantscaper
  • Horticulturist
  • Horticulture Consultant 
  • Sustainable Horticulture Promotional Officer

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.

This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees until 31 December 2021. The “annual fees cap” means that full-fee paying students will only pay a maximum of $1,200 (plus resource fee) and concession-fee paying students or those aged 15-24 years will only pay up to $400 (plus resource fee). Please see below an approximate estimate of what you will pay on enrolment.

Annual Full fee

Tuition fee
Resource fee
Total
947.70 325.00 1272.70

 

Annual Concession fee

Tuition fee
Resource fee
Total
280.80 325.00 605.80

Fee disclaimers

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis in 2021 (fees are subject to change in 2022). Please view the full list of Fee disclaimers.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.

T  1300 300 822

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