Certificate III in Horticulture

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You will learn practical skills in areas such as plant identification; propagation, pruning, treatment of weeds, pests and diseases, turf management and much much more. Successful completion of the course will equip you for employment in positions such as gardener, landscape designer, garden designer, horticulturalist or any one of a number of varied roles within the industry.

Take your horticultural skills to the next level and learn how to create your own outdoor transformations.

To ensure an appropriate learning opportunity, prospective students need to demonstrate a capacity to undertake study at a Certificate III level, this can be demonstrated via the following:

  • Pre-training review to ensure student has the appropriate level of Language Literacy and Numeracy to achieve the competencies.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • You will need to be at least 18 years old.

1.HCWHS301 Contribute to work health and safety processes (Core)

2.AHCPCM302 Provide information on plants and their culture (Core)

3.AHCPMG301 Control weeds (Core)

4.AHCPMG302 Control plant pests, diseases, and disorders (Core)

5.AHCSOL303 Implement soil improvements for garden and turf areas (Core)

6.AHCPCM303 Identify plant specimens (Elective)

7.AHCSOL301 Prepare growing media (Elective)

8.AHCPGD302 Plan and maintain plant displays (Elective)

9.AHCCHM303 Prepare and apply chemicals (Elective)

10.AHCWRK303 Respond to emergencies (Elective)

11.AHCIRG306 Troubleshoot irrigation systems (Elective)

12.AHCIRG332 Operate pressurised irrigation systems (Elective)

13.AHCPCM301 Implement a plant nutrition program (Elective)

14.AHCPGD303 Perform specialist amenity pruning (Elective)

15.AHCPGD301 Implement a plant establishment program (Elective)

16.AHCPHT312 Implement a crop regulation program (Additional Elective)

17.AHCCHM304 Transport and store chemicals (Elective)

  • gardener
  • landscape designer
  • garden designer
  • horticulturalist

Course Essentials

Course code


RTO number

RTO ID 21132
  • Duration
    Approximately 35 weeks
  • Study mode
    On campus/ Blended learning
  • Recognition
    Nationally recognized certificate
  • Fees
    Government Funding Available

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