TAFE Queensland South West

Certificate II in Horticulture

AHC20416

Toowoomba

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 South West

  • TBA*

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  • Gov. subsidised

    Additional fees may apply

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  • Toowoomba

    • Anytime

    • Self paced (12 months)

    • In class, In workplace

    In class, In workplace Self paced (12 months)

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  • Full price

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Toowoomba

    • Anytime

    • Self paced (12 months)

    • In class, In workplace

    In class, In workplace Self paced (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
Language literacy and numeracy

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 South West, 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
    AHCCHM201A

  • Assist with the operation of pressurised irrigation
    AHCIRG202A

  • Operate basic machinery and equipment
    AHCMOM203A

  • Tend nursery plants
    AHCNSY202A

  • Undertake propagation activities
    AHCNSY203A

  • Participate in OHS processes
    AHCOHS201A

  • Recognise plants
    AHCPCM201A

  • Plant trees and shrubs
    AHCPGD201A

  • Prepare and maintain plant displays
    AHCPGD202A

  • Prune shrubs and small trees
    AHCPGD203A

  • Treat weeds
    AHCPMG201A

  • Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders
    AHCPMG202A

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

  • Renovate grassed areas
    AHCTRF203A

  • Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
    AHCWRK209A

Course Provider

TAFE Queensland South West delivers vocational training with in class, online, blended and in workplace delivery. Courses are available to Australian and international students.

The institute also offers traineeships, apprenticeships, and in-school learning.

TAFE Queensland South West is one of six large training colleges that provide TAFE coverage across most of Queensland and has campuses in Bundamba, Toowoomba, Chinchilla, Dalby, Inala, Kingaroy, Nurunderi, Roma, Springfield and Warwick.

Registered
1998
Courses
281
Provider Type
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Restrictions

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