Swinburne University of Technology

Certificate III in Retail Nursery

AHC31216

Wantirna

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 Swinburne University of Technology

  • $4,590*

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  • Gov. subsidised (VIC)

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Wantirna

    • February 2017

    • Full time (2 years), Part time (2 years, 6 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (2 years), Part time (2 years, 6 months)

  • Wantirna

    • April 2017

    • Full time (2 years), Part time (2 years, 6 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (2 years), Part time (2 years, 6 months)

  • $12,650*

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  • Full price

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Wantirna

    • February 2017

    • Full time (2 years), Part time (2 years, 6 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (2 years), Part time (2 years, 6 months)

  • Wantirna

    • April 2017

    • Full time (2 years), Part time (2 years, 6 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (2 years), Part time (2 years, 6 months)

*Verified February 2, 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 work experience

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 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 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

  • Control weeds
    AHCPMG301

  • 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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