If you are interested in horticulture then this is your starting point. Horticulture covers turf management, landscaping, parks and gardens, arboriculture and nursery work. This course provides you with the skills and knowledge required for employment in the horticultural industry in organisations such as local councils, landscape contracting businesses, golf courses or nurseries.
This course covers multiple streams. Study horticulture or specialise in one of the following areas: landscape, retail nursery, arboriculture, parks and gardens, or turf management.
AHCPCM201 Recognise plants
AHCPMG201 Treat weeds
AHCPMG202 Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders
AHCSOL202 Assist with soil or growing media sampling and testing
AHCWHS201 Participate in work health and safety processes
AHCMOM203 Operate basic machinery and equipment
AHCMOM211 Operate side by side utility vehicles
AHCNSY202 Care for nursery plants
AHCNSY203 Undertake propagation activities
AHCWRK204 Work effectively in the industry
AHCWRK205 Participate in workplace communications
AHCWRK208 Provide information on products and services
MEM18001C Use hand tools
AHCPHT201 Plant horticultural crops
AHCPHT203 Support horticultural crop harvesting
Additional selectable units may apply.
The assessments will enable students to demonstrate the underpinning knowledge, skills and attributes required to meet the course outcomes. A range of assessment strategies to meet different student’s needs will be selected, including written and practical assessments.
By successfully completing this course you will receive a nationally recognised AQF qualification.
- Horticulture worker
- Horticulture assistant
- On-campus – The majority of teaching and assessment is conducted on-campus
- University Drive, Wodonga Vic (off Moorefield Park Drive)
When You Can Start
Classes will start in March 2020.
2 days per week
Basic literacy and numeracy skills are required. You need to wear suitable clothing and footwear, for example, safety boots, broad-brimmed hat, collared shirt. Some other personal protective equipment will be required depending on units of study, for example, earplugs or earmuffs are required when using machinery.
From 1 January 2019, Free TAFE for Priority Courses is a Victorian Government program that will pay your tuition fees to study in this selected course at Wodonga TAFE, if you’re eligible, subject to minimum numbers.
Government Funded $1,100.00 (Tuition $1,100.00, Materials $0.00)
Concession $220.00 (Tuition $220.00, Materials $0.00)
Fee For Service $2,200.00 (Tuition $2,200.00, Materials $0.00)
Fees Additional Information
The student tuition fees published are indicative only and can be subject to change given individual circumstances at the time of enrolment. Funding may be made available to eligible individuals by State and Commonwealth Governments. If funding is utilised, this may affect opportunities to access additional funding in the future. For more information see ‘Fee information and eligibility’ under the ‘Apply Now’ tab on the Wodonga TAFE website.
How to apply
Apply via the ‘Apply online now’ button in this course information page. If the course is not available for online application, you can submit your enquiry via the online form below. Alternatively, please feel free to contact our friendly customer service team on 1300 69 8233 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Certificate III in Horticulture and above.
When You Can Enrol
Applications for 2020 are now open!
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