TAFE Queensland North

Certificate II in Horticulture

AHC20416

Townsville

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 TAFE Queensland North

  • $200*

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  • Gov. subsidised (QLD)

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Townsville

    • Anytime

    • Self paced (6 months)

    • Blended

    Blended Self paced (6 months)

  • $4,965*

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  • Full price

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Townsville

    • Anytime

    • Self paced (6 months)

    • Blended

    Blended Self paced (6 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
Year 10

One, some or all of these entry requirements must be met. Check with the provider before enrolling.

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 TAFE Queensland North, 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.

  • Operate and maintain chainsaws
    AHCARB205A

  • Prepare and apply chemicals
    AHCCHM303A

  • Transport, handle and store chemicals
    AHCCHM304A

  • Maintain properties and structures
    AHCINF203A

  • Maintain pressurised irrigation systems
    AHCIRG206A

  • Operate basic machinery and equipment
    AHCMOM203A

  • Participate in OHS processes
    AHCOHS201A

  • Recognise plants
    AHCPCM201A

  • Plant trees and shrubs
    AHCPGD201A

  • Prepare and maintain plant displays
    AHCPGD202A

  • Control weeds
    AHCPMG301A

  • Determine basic properties of soil and/or growing media
    AHCSOL201A

  • Work effectively in the industry
    AHCWRK204A

  • Participate in workplace communications
    AHCWRK205A

  • Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
    AHCWRK209A

Course Provider

TAFE Queensland North provides vocational training and higher education across North Queensland. With 17 campuses, it’s one of six large regional colleges and covers more of the sunshine state than any other TAFE.

Learning is through in-class, online or blended delivery. Courses are available to Australian students as well as international students who may be looking to study in one of Australia’s more unique and interesting locations (reef, desert, rainforest).

Campus locations include Atherton, Bamaga, Bowen, Burdekin, Cairns, Cairns, The Whitsundays, Charters Towers, Cloncurry, Ingham, Innisfail, Mount Isa, Normanton, Palm Island, Thursday Island and Townsville.

Registered
1998
Courses
412
Provider Type
Government
Restrictions

No Restrictions