Hunter TAFE

Certificate III in Horticulture

AHC30710

Kurri Kurri, Ourimbah, Newcastle

Explore a range of areas in horticulture, from plants and soils through to biosecurity. This starter certificate provides a launch pad for a career as a gardener and work in a nursery or similar environment.

  • $2,190*

    + $220 fees

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  • Gov. subsidised (NSW)

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Newcastle

    • February 6, 2017

    • Part time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Part time (12 months)

  • Kurri Kurri

    • February 8, 2017

    • Part time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Part time (12 months)

  • Ourimbah

    • February 9, 2017

    • Part time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Part time (12 months)

*Verified February 13, 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

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

Course Content

To obtain a Certificate III in Horticulture with Hunter TAFE, 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

2 Core Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Contribute to OHS processes
    AHCOHS301A

  • Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
    AHCWRK313A

Elective Units

14 Elective Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Implement a tree maintenance program
    AHCARB301A

  • Conduct tree inspections
    AHCARB302A

  • Prepare and apply chemicals
    AHCCHM303A

  • Transport, handle and store chemicals
    AHCCHM304A

  • Install irrigation systems
    AHCIRG302A

  • Operate machinery and equipment
    AHCMOM304A

  • Maintain nursery plants
    AHCNSY301A

  • Implement a propagation plan
    AHCNSY306A

  • Recognise plants
    AHCPCM201A

  • Prune shrubs and small trees
    AHCPGD203A

  • Implement a plant establishment program
    AHCPGD301A

  • Control weeds
    AHCPMG301A

  • Prepare growing media
    AHCSOL301A

  • Establish turf
    AHCTRF302A

Course Provider

Hunter TAFE is one of the largest and oldest TAFE institutes in NSW. It's one of 10 large institutes that provide TAFE coverage across NSW, and offers vocational training and higher education to Australian and international students from 15 campuses throughout the Hunter.

It also provides a range of student services including careers, counselling, pathways and disability services. It also offers onsite accommodation at the Kurri Kurri and Muswellbrook campuses.

Campus locations include Belmont, Cessnock, Glendale, Gosford, Hamilton, Newcastle, Kurri Kurri, Maitland, Muswellbrook, Ourimbah, Scone, Singleton, Tomaree and Wyong.

Registered
1998
Courses
675
Provider Type
Government
Restrictions

No Restrictions