CQ University Australia

Certificate III in Horticulture

AHC30716

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Gladstone, Rockhampton

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 CQ University Australia

  • $1,504*

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  • Gov. subsidised (QLD)

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Online

    • Anytime

    • Self paced (2 years)

    • Online

    Online Self paced (2 years)

  • Gladstone

    • February 9, 2017

    • Part time (2 years)

    • In class

    In class Part time (2 years)

  • Rockhampton

    • February 9, 2017

    • Part time (2 years)

    • In class

    In class Part time (2 years)

  • $5,000*

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  • Full price

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Online

    • Anytime

    • Self paced (2 years)

    • Online

    Online Self paced (2 years)

  • Rockhampton

    • February 9, 2017

    • Part time (2 years)

    • In class

    In class Part time (2 years)

*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
Check with Provider, Relevant employment

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

Course Content

To obtain a Certificate III in Horticulture with CQ University Australia, 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.

  • Implement a tree maintenance program
    AHCARB301

  • Prepare and apply chemicals
    AHCCHM303

  • Transport and store chemicals
    AHCCHM304

  • Maintain pressurised irrigation systems
    AHCIRG333

  • Operate machinery and equipment
    AHCMOM304

  • Maintain nursery plants
    AHCNSY301

  • Install and maintain plant displays
    AHCNSY303

  • Implement a propagation plan
    AHCNSY306

  • Implement a plant nutrition program
    AHCPCM301

  • Report on health and condition of trees
    AHCPCM304

  • Implement a plant establishment program
    AHCPGD301

  • Perform specialist amenity pruning
    AHCPGD303

  • Implement a landscape maintenance program
    AHCPGD304

  • Establish turf
    AHCTRF302

  • Implement a grassed area maintenance program
    AHCTRF303

  • Apply environmentally sustainable work practices
    AHCWRK309

Course Provider

Originally founded in Rockhampton in 1967 as the Queensland Institute of Technology (QIT) Capricornia, it was awarded full university status in 1992, and now has more than 30,000 students spread across 25 campuses and locations Australia-wide.

Registered
2014
Courses
249
Provider Type
Government
Restrictions

No Restrictions