Swinburne University of Technology

Certificate III in Production Nursery

AHC31116

Wantirna

This starter certificate prepares you for an entry level role in a production nursery with exposure to specialist horticultural skills and generalist business skills.

There are multiple ways to study Certificate III in Production Nursery with Swinburne University of Technology

  • $4,580*

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  • Gov. subsidised (VIC)

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Wantirna

    • July 2017

    • Full time, Part time

    • In class

    In class Full time, Part time

  • Wantirna

    • October 2017

    • Full time, Part time

    • In class

    In class Full time, Part time

  • $12,810*

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  • Full price

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Wantirna

    • July 2017

    • Full time, Part time

    • In class

    In class Full time, Part time

  • Wantirna

    • October 2017

    • Full time, Part time

    • In class

    In class Full time, Part time

*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
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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.
  • Production Nursery Tradesperson

Course Content

To obtain a Certificate III in Production Nursery with Swinburne University of Technology, 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

11 Core Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Apply biosecurity measures
    AHCBIO305

  • Prepare and apply chemicals
    AHCCHM303

  • Transport and store chemicals
    AHCCHM304

  • Troubleshoot irrigation systems
    AHCIRG306

  • Maintain nursery plants
    AHCNSY301

  • Implement a propagation plan
    AHCNSY306

  • Implement a plant nutrition program
    AHCPCM301

  • Provide information on plants and their culture
    AHCPCM302

  • Control weeds
    AHCPMG301

  • Control plant pests, diseases and disorders
    AHCPMG302

  • Contribute to work health and safety processes
    AHCWHS301

Elective Units

5 Elective Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Operate machinery and equipment
    AHCMOM304

  • Receive and dispatch nursery products
    AHCNSY302

  • Prepare specialised plants
    AHCNSY305

  • Identify plant specimens
    AHCPCM303

  • Implement soil improvements for garden and turf areas
    AHCSOL303

Course Provider

For more than 100 years, Swinburne has been committed to innovative education, producing outstanding graduates and delivering enduring outcomes for our industry partners. With a focus on science, technology and innovation, our reputation for high quality, engaged teaching and research is reflected in Swinburne’s consistent ranking among the top 3% of universities in the world.

Registered
1998
Courses
218
Provider Type
Government
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