CQ University Australia

Certificate II in Horticulture

AHC20416

Gladstone, Rockhampton

This certificate prepares you for an entry level role in horticulture with a solid grounding in the basics from pruning and customer service through to soil management.

There are multiple ways to study Certificate II in Horticulture with CQ University Australia

  • $1,590*

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  • Gov. subsidised (QLD)

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Online

    • Anytime

    • Self paced (2 years)

    • Online

    Online Self paced (2 years)

  • Gladstone

    • February 14, 2017

    • Part time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Part time (12 months)

  • Rockhampton

    • February 14, 2017

    • Part time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Part time (12 months)

  • $4,500*

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  • Full price

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Online

    • Anytime

    • Self paced (2 years)

    • Online

    Online Self paced (2 years)

  • Gladstone

    • February 14, 2017

    • Part time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Part time (12 months)

  • Rockhampton

    • February 14, 2017

    • Part time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Part time (12 months)

*Verified June 23, 2017. Prices and fees are advertised by the provider and may be estimates only. Prices and fees can vary or change. Please check with the provider before enrolling. To learn more, read our editorial policy.

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How it works

Entry Requirements
None
Recognition
Nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework.
Assessment
Coursework, assessment

Course Overview

By completing this qualification successfully you’ll acquire skills and knowledge that prepare you for employment in one of the roles listed below.
  • Landscape Worker
  • Horticulture Assistant

Course Content

To obtain a Certificate II in Horticulture with CQ University Australia, you’ll need to complete some or all of the following units of study successfully. Units may vary or change so check with the provider before enrolling.

A total of 15 Study Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

Core Units

5 Core Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Recognise plants
    AHCPCM201

  • Treat weeds
    AHCPMG201

  • Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders
    AHCPMG202

  • Assist with soil or growing media sampling and testing
    AHCSOL202

  • Participate in work health and safety processes
    AHCWHS201

Elective Units

10 Elective Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Assist with low volume irrigation operations
    AHCIRG215

  • Assist with landscape construction work
    AHCLSC201

  • Operate basic machinery and equipment
    AHCMOM203

  • Pot up plants
    AHCNSY201

  • Care for nursery plants
    AHCNSY202

  • Undertake propagation activities
    AHCNSY203

  • Plant trees and shrubs
    AHCPGD201

  • Prune shrubs and small trees
    AHCPGD203

  • Participate in workplace communications
    AHCWRK205

  • Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
    AHCWRK209

Course Provider

Originally founded in Rockhampton in 1967 as the Queensland Institute of Technology (QIT) Capricornia, it was awarded full university status in 1992, and now has more than 30,000 students spread across 25 campuses and locations Australia-wide.

Registered
2014
Courses
249
Provider Type
Government
Restrictions

No Restrictions