Chisholm Institute

Certificate III in Horticulture

AHC30716

Cranbourne, Mornington Peninsula

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 Chisholm Institute

  • $4,719*

    + $520 fees

  • Compare

  • Gov. subsidised (VIC), Payment plan

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Cranbourne

    • July 2017

    • Full time (6 months), Part time (2 years)

    • In class

    In class Full time (6 months), Part time (2 years)

  • Mornington Peninsula

    • July 2017

    • Full time (6 months), Part time (2 years)

    • In class

    In class Full time (6 months), Part time (2 years)

  • Cranbourne

    • October 2017

    • Full time (6 months), Part time (2 years)

    • In class

    In class Full time (6 months), Part time (2 years)

  • Mornington Peninsula

    • October 2017

    • Full time (6 months), Part time (2 years)

    • In class

    In class Full time (6 months), Part time (2 years)

  • $11,979*

    + $520 fees

  • Compare

  • Full price, Payment plan

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Cranbourne

    • July 2017

    • Full time (6 months), Part time (2 years)

    • In class

    In class Full time (6 months), Part time (2 years)

  • Mornington Peninsula

    • July 2017

    • Full time (6 months), Part time (2 years)

    • In class

    In class Full time (6 months), Part time (2 years)

  • Cranbourne

    • October 2017

    • Full time (6 months), Part time (2 years)

    • In class

    In class Full time (6 months), Part time (2 years)

  • Mornington Peninsula

    • October 2017

    • Full time (6 months), Part time (2 years)

    • In class

    In class Full time (6 months), Part time (2 years)

*Verified June 21, 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
Interview

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
Payment Terms
For Payment Plans, the set terms of the direct debit agreements are either five months or 10 months, with the option of weekly, fortnightly or monthly payments. Additional charges will apply to students taking up this option, including a billing fee of 4.6 per cent of total course tuition costs and an administration fee of $10 (non-refundable).

Course Overview

Take your horticultural skills to the next level and learn how to create your own outdoor transformations.

When you complete the Certificate III in Horticulture, you’ll have the knowledge and skills required to carry out a variety of horticultural tasks with confidence. You’ll learn practical skills in areas such as plant identification; propagation, pruning, treatment of weeds, pests and diseases, turf management, paving, and machinery operation.

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

Course Content

To obtain a Certificate III in Horticulture with Chisholm 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.

Elective Units for this course and provider may be changing. Check with provider before enrolling.

Course Provider

Located in South East Melbourne, Chisholm Institute is a government-owned TAFE with certificates, diplomas, advanced diplomas, bachelors and graduate certificate courses.

Chisholm Institute has specialist automotive, trades and business-based learning centres with campus locations in Berwick, Cranbourne, Dandenong, Wonthaggi, Rosebud, Frankston and Melbourne City.

Registered
1998
Courses
525
Provider Type
Government
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