Melbourne Polytechnic

Certificate III in Retail Nursery

AHC31216

Fairfield

This starter certificate prepares you for an entry level role in a nursery or garden centre with retail sales training plus exposure to specialist horticulturalist practices.

There are multiple ways to study Certificate III in Retail Nursery with Melbourne Polytechnic

  • $3,250*

    + $320 fees

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  • Gov. subsidised (VIC)

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Fairfield

    • July 2017

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

  • Fairfield

    • February 2018

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

  • $6,350*

    + $320 fees

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  • Full price

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Fairfield

    • July 2017

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

  • Fairfield

    • February 2018

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 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
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.
  • Interior Plantscaper
  • Retail Nursery Tradesperson

Course Content

To obtain a Certificate III in Retail Nursery with Melbourne Polytechnic, 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 15 Study Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

Core Units

9 Core Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Maintain nursery plants
    AHCNSY301

  • Receive and dispatch nursery products
    AHCNSY302

  • Install and maintain plant displays
    AHCNSY303

  • Provide information on plants and their culture
    AHCPCM302

  • Identify plant specimens
    AHCPCM303

  • Control plant pests, diseases and disorders
    AHCPMG302

  • Contribute to work health and safety processes
    AHCWHS301

  • Coordinate visual merchandising activities
    SIRRMER003

  • Engage the customer
    SIRXCEG001

Elective Units

6 Elective Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Prepare and apply chemicals
    AHCCHM303

  • Transport and store chemicals
    AHCCHM304

  • Troubleshoot irrigation systems
    AHCIRG306

  • Implement a plant nutrition program
    AHCPCM301

  • Implement a plant establishment program
    AHCPGD301

  • Control weeds
    AHCPMG301

  • Produce visual merchandise displays
    SIRRMER001

Course Provider

Registered
1995
Courses
356
Provider Type
Unknown
Restrictions

No Restrictions