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AHC30716 - Certificate III in Horticulture

This course is designed for those wanting to establish roots in the horticultural industry. Horticulture is a diverse industry where you can enjoy an interesting and exciting career, perfect for people seeking outdoor work involved in growing and managing plants.

DOMESTIC
STUDY MODES

Mixed Mode, On-campus, RPL/RCC/Credit, Online

DURATION

There are multiple durations. Please refer to Course Structure below.

AVAILABILITY

Gladstone, Rockhampton City, Online

FULL COURSE COST

$6,272 (2021), $5,904 (2020)

SUBSIDISED CO-CONTRIBUTION FEE

$1,904 (2021), $1,792 (2020)

SUBSIDISED CONCESSION CO-CONTRIBUTION FEE

$1,344 (2021), $1,264 (2020)

UNITS/CREDITS

16 units

JOB PROSPECTS

Possible Career Opportunities could lead to employment as a Horticulture worker, a Horticulture assistant, a Horticulturist or a Gardener.

This qualification provides a general vocational outcome in amenity horticulture. It is not a suitable pathway for horticultural trades.The course supplies a large range of skills and knowledge to further education and/or job skills.

Online

Duration:

2 years full-time

Core
AHCPMG301Control weeds
AHCPMG302Control plant pests, diseases and disorders
AHCSOL303Implement soil improvements for garden and turf areas
AHCPCM302Provide information on plants and their culture
AHCWHS301Contribute to work health and safety processes
Elective
AHCPGD301Implement a plant establishment program
AHCCHM303Prepare and apply chemicals
AHCCHM304Transport handle and store chemicals
AHCIRG333Maintain pressurised irrigation systems
AHCMOM304Operate machinery and equipment
AHCNSY301Maintain nursery plants
AHCNSY303Install and maintain plant displays
AHCNSY306Implement a propagation plan
AHCPCM301Implement a plant nutrition program
AHCPCM304Report on health and condition of trees
AHCPGD303Perform specialist amenity pruning
AHCPGD304Implement a landscape maintenance program
AHCTRF302Establish turf
AHCTRF303Implement a grassed area maintenance program
AHCWRK309Apply environmentally sustainable work practices
AHCNAR303Implement revegetation works
AHCNAR301Maintain natural areas
AHCIRG331Install pressurised irrigation systems
AHCARB301Implement a tree maintenance program

On-campus Rockhampton

Duration: 2 years full-time
Core
AHCPMG301Control weeds
AHCPMG302Control plant pests, diseases and disorders
AHCSOL303Implement soil improvements for garden and turf areas
AHCPCM302Provide information on plants and their culture
AHCWHS301Contribute to work health and safety processes
Elective
AHCCHM303Prepare and apply chemicals
AHCCHM304Transport handle and store chemicals
AHCIRG333Maintain pressurised irrigation systems
AHCMOM304Operate machinery and equipment
AHCNSY301Maintain nursery plants
AHCNSY303Install and maintain plant displays
AHCNSY306Implement a propagation plan
AHCPCM301Implement a plant nutrition program
AHCPCM304Report on health and condition of trees
AHCPGD301Implement a plant establishment program
AHCPGD304Implement a landscape maintenance program
AHCPGD303Perform specialist amenity pruning
AHCTRF302Establish turf
AHCTRF303Implement a grassed area maintenance program
AHCWRK309Apply environmentally sustainable work practices
AHCNAR303Implement revegetation works
AHCNAR301Maintain natural areas
AHCIRG331Install pressurised irrigation systems
AHCARB301Implement a tree maintenance program

On-campus Gladstone

Duration: 2 years full-time
Core
AHCWHS301Contribute to work health and safety processes
AHCPCM302Provide information on plants and their culture
AHCPMG301Control weeds
AHCPMG302Control plant pests, diseases and disorders
AHCSOL303Implement soil improvements for garden and turf areas
Elective
AHCCHM304Transport handle and store chemicals
AHCCHM303Prepare and apply chemicals
AHCPCM304Report on health and condition of trees
AHCPGD303Perform specialist amenity pruning
AHCPCM301Implement a plant nutrition program
AHCWRK309Apply environmentally sustainable work practices
AHCPGD301Implement a plant establishment program
AHCPGD304Implement a landscape maintenance program
AHCMOM304Operate machinery and equipment
AHCIRG333Maintain pressurised irrigation systems
AHCTRF303Implement a grassed area maintenance program

On-campus Rockhampton

2020 FebruaryRockhampton City
2020 MarchRockhampton City
2020 AprilRockhampton City
2020 MayRockhampton City
2020 JuneRockhampton City
2020 JulyRockhampton City
2020 AugustRockhampton City
2020 SeptemberRockhampton City
2020 OctoberRockhampton City
2020 NovemberRockhampton City

On-campus Gladstone

2020 FebruaryGladstone
2020 MarchGladstone
2020 AprilGladstone
2020 MayGladstone
2020 JuneGladstone
2020 JulyGladstone
2020 AugustGladstone
2020 SeptemberGladstone
2020 OctoberGladstone
2020 NovemberGladstone

Online

2020 FebruaryOnline Available
2020 MarchOnline Available
2020 AprilOnline Available
2020 MayOnline Available
2020 JuneOnline Available
2020 JulyOnline Available
2020 AugustOnline Available
2020 SeptemberOnline Available
2020 OctoberOnline Available
2020 NovemberOnline Available
2020 DecemberOnline Available
2021 FebruaryOnline Available
2021 MarchOnline Available
2021 AprilOnline Available
2021 MayOnline Available
2021 JuneOnline Available
2021 JulyOnline Available
2021 AugustOnline Available
2021 SeptemberOnline Available
2021 OctoberOnline Available
2021 NovemberOnline Available
2021 DecemberOnline Available
Each unit in this course has a mandatory practical component. Students who are not already working in the industry or attending campus will be required to undertake work placement to complete their practical assessment. Co-assessment with a supervisor is required. Students will be required to complete a total of 720 hours (7 hours per week over 24 months) of Practical skills training in placement throughout the duration of the course. Students are responsible for finding their own placement.
This course has no residential schools.
There are no entry requirements, however it is highly recommended that students have attained a Sound Achievement (SA) result in Year 10 numeracy and literacy subjects or equivalent prior to enrolling in this course. Online students undertaking this course will need to participate in work placement or attend campus practical activities where available to fulfill the practical requirements of this course.
Possible Career Opportunities could lead to employment as a Horticulture worker, a Horticulture assistant, a Horticulturist or a Gardener.
Professional recognition is not applicable to this course.
Fee for service$5,904 (2020)
Subsidised full fee$1,792 (2020)
Subsidised concession fee$1,264 (2020)
Fee for service per unit$369 (2020)
Subsidised full fee per unit$112 (2020)
Subsidised concession fee per unit$79 (2020)
Fee for service$6,272 (2021)
Subsidised full fee$1,904 (2021)
Subsidised concession fee$1,344 (2021)
Fee for service per unit$392 (2021)
Subsidised full fee per unit$119 (2021)
Subsidised concession fee per unit$84 (2021)
TAFE Priority Training Program fee per unit$63 (2021)
Overseas OnlineN/A
Domestic OnlineN/A

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