Box Hill Institute

Certificate III in Horticulture

AHC30716

Lilydale

This starter certificate prepares you for an entry level role in amenity horticulture with essential skills for working in landscaping, parks, gardens and nurseries.

There are multiple ways to study Certificate III in Horticulture with Box Hill Institute

  • $4,777*

    + $325 fees

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  • Gov. subsidised (VIC)

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Lilydale

    • February 2018

    • Full time (12 months), Part time (2 years)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months), Part time (2 years)

  • $11,672*

    + $325 fees

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  • Full price

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Lilydale

    • February 2018

    • Full time (12 months), Part time (2 years)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months), Part time (2 years)

*Verified June 16, 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

Enhance your skills in the ever growing industry of Horticulture in and around the Yarra valley and ranges.

Gain experience through practical learning by operating chainsaws, identifying plants and demonstrating nursery skills. Other study areas include machinery operation, propagation and soils.

  • Horticulturist
  • Sustainable Horticulture Promotional Officer
  • Horticulture Consultant
  • Interior Plantscaper
  • Irrigation Service Technician

Course Content

To obtain a Certificate III in Horticulture with Box Hill Institute, 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 16 Study Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

Core Units

5 Core Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Provide information on plants and their culture
    AHCPCM302

  • Control weeds
    AHCPMG301

  • Control plant pests, diseases and disorders
    AHCPMG302

  • Implement soil improvements for garden and turf areas
    AHCSOL303

  • Contribute to work health and safety processes
    AHCWHS301

Elective Units

11 Elective Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Prepare and apply chemicals
    AHCCHM303

  • Transport and store chemicals
    AHCCHM304

  • Operate tractors
    AHCMOM202

  • Operate and maintain chainsaws
    AHCMOM213

  • Operate machinery and equipment
    AHCMOM304

  • Maintain nursery plants
    AHCNSY301

  • Implement a propagation plan
    AHCNSY306

  • Identify plant specimens
    AHCPCM303

  • Implement a plant establishment program
    AHCPGD301

  • Perform specialist amenity pruning
    AHCPGD303

  • Apply environmentally sustainable work practices
    AHCWRK309

Course Provider

Box Hill Institute delivers vocational education and training to both domestic and international students. Higher Education is also available right up to masters degree level.

The TAFE is goverment-funded and has Melbourne-based campuses located in Box Hill, Lilydale (including HE campus) and the CBD. Further-a-field, it has more than 20 campuses based around the world, which deliver Australian qualifications to people overseas.

Registered
1995
Courses
417
Provider Type
Government
Restrictions

No Restrictions