Swinburne University of Technology

Diploma of Horticulture

AHC50416

Wantirna

This diploma prepares you to work as a supervisor or manager in a large government or private horticultural enterprise with specialist skills in horticulture backed by more broad-based business skills and knowledge.

There are multiple ways to study Diploma of Horticulture with Swinburne University of Technology

  • $9,270*

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  • Gov. subsidised (VIC)

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Wantirna

    • August 2017

    • Full time (2 years), Part time (4 years)

    • In class

    In class Full time (2 years), Part time (4 years)

  • Wantirna

    • March 2018

    • Full time (2 years), Part time (4 years)

    • In class

    In class Full time (2 years), Part time (4 years)

  • $15,000*

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  • Full price

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Wantirna

    • August 2017

    • Full time (2 years), Part time (4 years)

    • In class

    In class Full time (2 years), Part time (4 years)

  • Wantirna

    • March 2018

    • Full time (2 years), Part time (4 years)

    • In class

    In class Full time (2 years), Part time (4 years)

*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
Year 12, Language literacy and numeracy

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.
  • Horticulture Manager
  • Irrigation Master Technician

Course Content

To obtain a Diploma of Horticulture 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 10 Study Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

Core Units

There are no Core Units for this qualification.

Elective Units

10 Elective Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Identify, select and specify trees
    AHCARB502

  • Prepare a landscape design
    AHCDES502

  • Assess landscape sites
    AHCDES503

  • Develop an irrigation and drainage management plan
    AHCIRG504

  • Survey and establish site levels
    AHCLSC501

  • Manage landscape projects
    AHCLSC502

  • Diagnose plant health problems
    AHCPCM501

  • Collect and classify plants
    AHCPCM502

  • Manage plant cultural practices
    AHCPGD501

  • Develop a horticultural production plan
    AHCPHT502

  • Maintain work health and safety processes
    AHCWHS401

  • Prepare reports
    AHCWRK503

  • Provide specialist advice to clients
    AHCWRK509

  • Develop and implement an environmental management strategy
    CPPWMT5043A

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
Restrictions

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