AHC20416 - Certificate II in Horticulture
At a glanceBudding horticulturists learn to identify plants and soil types, planting, pruning, nursery activities and communication, gaining a solid grounding in their career. This qualification underpins a range of work functions and job roles that can lead to a horticultural qualification.
|Application Mode||Online; On-campus|
|Availability||Rockhampton City, Online Study|
|Full course cost||$4,725.00|
Career OpportunitiesPossible employment outcomes include Horticulture worker and Horticulture assistant.
Entry RequirementsThere are no entry requirements.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
Is what I already know taken into account?
Yes. Your history of study, skills and experience does matter. Consideration is given to your prior life and work experiences as well as formal and informal training. This may be applied using the national standard for Mutual Recognition or through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Documentary evidence will be requested.
Structure and assessment
Standard Course Structure
- Recognise plants (AHCPCM201)
- Treat weeds (AHCPMG201)
- Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders (AHCPMG202)
- Assist with soil or growing media sampling and testing (AHCSOL202)
- Participate in work health and safety processes (AHCWHS201)
- Assist with low volume irrigation operations (AHCIRG215)
- Assist with landscape construction work (AHCLSC201)
- Operate basic machinery and equipment (AHCMOM203)
- Pot up plants (AHCNSY201)
- Care for nursery plants (AHCNSY202)
- Undertake propagation activities (AHCNSY203)
- Plant trees and shrubs (AHCPGD201)
- Prune shrubs and small trees (AHCPGD203)
- Participate in workplace communications (AHCWRK205)
- Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices (AHCWRK209)
To view more information about these units, as well as the suggested study plan, please visit the handbook.
There are ten course intakes for 2018, available monthly from February to November.
Duration and dates
1 year full-time or 2 years part-time
There are nine course intakes for 2018, available monthly from February to October.
Duration and dates
12 - 18 months full-time
2018 VET in Schools (VETiS)
There is one course intake for 2018, available in February.
Duration and dates
1 year part-time
Fees and scholarships
Full course cost: $4,725.00
Unit cost: $315.00
The Queensland Government determines the schedule set by CQUniversity. Additional fees may be charged for printed materials, protective clothing and tools etc. A full copy of all regulations associated with VET fees can be accessed from the Queensland Government Legislation website.
All fees must be paid to finalise enrolment or a payment arrangement entered into. You will be liable for all payments, even if you discontinue enrolment, subject to the Refund Policy. Debt recovery action will be taken to recover outstanding fees. Please select from the following:
- VET Student Loans
VET Student Loans will commence from 1 January 2017 and is an interest free Australian Government income contingency loan that assists eligible full fee paying students to pay their Tuition Fees.
- VET Government funded programs
The cost of these programs is based on a student contribution fee. A concession may be available in some situations. Additional resource/material costs will vary from program to program.
- VET fee-for-service programs (full fee paying)
These are competitively priced full-fee paying programs which do not attract concessions.
Please refer to the scholarship pages for more information.
How to Apply
You’ve made an excellent choice. Now that you have decided to train or study at CQUniversity, the next step is to apply, and we’re here to assist you every step of the way.
Before you apply, you will need to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you don’t have a USI, creating one is quick and easy. Simply visit usi.gov.au to create one.
You can apply to study AHC20416 - Certificate II in Horticulture by clicking the Apply Now button below.