Holmesglen

Certificate II in Horticulture

AHC20416

Waverley

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 Holmesglen

  • $2,000*

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  • Gov. subsidised (VIC)

    Price includes all known fees*

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Waverley

    • February 2017

    • Full time (13 weeks), Part time

    • In class

    In class Full time (13 weeks), Part time

  • Waverley

    • July 2017

    • Full time (13 weeks), Part time

    • In class

    In class Full time (13 weeks), Part time

  • $7,000*

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  • Full price

    Price includes all known fees*

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Waverley

    • February 2017

    • Full time (13 weeks), Part time

    • In class

    In class Full time (13 weeks), Part time

  • Waverley

    • July 2017

    • Full time (13 weeks), Part time

    • In class

    In class Full time (13 weeks), Part time

*Verified January 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

This course has been developed for those looking for an introduction to the horticulture industry.

You will learn the basic skills in horticulture, as well as an overview of the specialist skills in five horticulture trades: parks and gardens, landscape construction, nursery, sports turf management and arboriculture.

  • Landscape Worker
  • Horticulture Assistant

Course Content

To obtain a Certificate II in Horticulture with Holmesglen, 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.

  • Apply chemicals under supervision
    AHCCHM201

  • Assist with pressurised irrigation operations
    AHCIRG217

  • Assist with landscape construction work
    AHCLSC201

  • Lay paving
    AHCLSC204

  • Operate basic machinery and equipment
    AHCMOM203

  • Undertake propagation activities
    AHCNSY203

  • Plant trees and shrubs
    AHCPGD201

  • Prepare and maintain plant displays
    AHCPGD202

  • Prune shrubs and small trees
    AHCPGD203

  • Support turf establishment
    AHCTRF204

Course Provider

Holmesglen is one of the largest providers of vocational and higher education in Victoria.

Since 1982, Holmesglen has grown from a delivery of 90 programs to 7,000 students, to a unique multi sectoral provider offering over 600 programs to more than 50,000 students. Holmesglen delivers internationally and nationally across four major campuses: Chadstone, City, Moorabbin and Waverley.

Registered
1996
Courses
359
Provider Type
Public
Restrictions

No Restrictions