TAFE Queensland Brisbane

Certificate III in Horticulture

AHC30710

Grovely

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.

There are multiple ways to study Certificate III in Horticulture with TAFE Queensland Brisbane

  • $1,904*

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  • Gov. subsidised (QLD)

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Grovely

    • July 10, 2017

    • Full time (6 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (6 months)

  • $5,400*

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  • Gov. subsidised (QLD)

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Grovely

    • July 10, 2017

    • Full time (6 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (6 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
None
Recognition
Nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework.
Assessment
Coursework, assessment

Course Overview

Learn essential trade level skills such as plant care, landscape management, propagation, nursery skills, costing and estimating, soils and plant nutrition, plant identification and soft and hard landscaping.

You will learn to install drainage and irrigation systems, provide information on plants and their culture, prepare, treat and handle chemicals, control plant pests, diseases and disorders, cost projects and conduct site inspections.

  • 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 TAFE Queensland Brisbane, 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.

  • Cost a project
    AHCBUS402A

  • Operate machinery and equipment
    AHCMOM304A

  • Maintain nursery plants
    AHCNSY301A

  • Implement a propagation plan
    AHCNSY306A

  • Implement a plant nutrition program
    AHCPCM301A

  • Provide information on plants and their culture
    AHCPCM302A

  • Implement a plant establishment program
    AHCPGD301A

  • Plan and maintain plant displays
    AHCPGD302A

  • Implement a landscape maintenance program
    AHCPGD304A

  • Control weeds
    AHCPMG301A

  • Control plant pests, diseases and disorders
    AHCPMG302A

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

  • Prepare growing media
    AHCSOL301A

  • Provide information on products and services
    AHCWRK208A

Course Provider

TAFE Queensland Brisbane is where over 40,000 local and international students get their world-class education and training each year. Practical, hands-on classes combined with state-of-the-art facilities and purpose-built learning areas make us a standout amongst.

Registered
1998
Courses
460
Provider Type
Government
Restrictions

No Restrictions