Horticulture

Horticulture

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Plant and nature lovers will enjoy an active outdoor career as a graduate of a TAFE NSW horticulture course. You’ll learn how to keep soil and plants healthy and all the tricks to protect them from weeds and disease. Advance your horticulture career with specialist courses in arboriculture, sports turf management or landscape design or move into project planning and management.

Arboriculture

Climb trees for a living when you become a qualified arborist. Graduate armed with the knowledge of how to safely assess, prune and scale trees to ensure their strength, safety and longevity.

  • Statement of Attainment Introduction to Arboriculture Skill Set

    AHCSS00104-V01

    Prepare to craft and maintain beautiful urban treescapes in this introductory course. Embark on a fulfilling career as a head arborist or supervising arborist working outdoors by learning about the social and environmental benefits of trees.

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  • Statement of Attainment Chainsaw Operations - Advanced Tree Felling

    900-82578

    Arm yourself with the specialist skills needed to fell advanced trees safely using advanced level techniques and following Australian industry standards. Build on your underpinning experience and become a safe and experienced chainsaw operator.

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  • Statement of Attainment Chainsaw Operations - Basic Tree Felling

    900-82590

    Safely fell, trim and cross cut basic trees with a chainsaw as you get a taste of harvesting and non-commercial chainsaw projects. Take your skills to the outdoors and the exciting worlds of arboriculture, fieldwork, emergency services and more.

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  • Statement of Attainment Chainsaw Operations - Trim and Cut

    900-82576

    Start your chainsaw operations career and set yourself up with beginning skills to safely operate and maintain your chainsaws. Learn industry tips like how to avoid kickback and sharpen chains, and get on track to pursue more advanced courses in the future.

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  • Statement of Attainment Chainsaw Operations - Advanced Tree Felling

    900-82577

    Take your specialist tree felling skills to the next level. Learn and apply different cutting and trimming techniques to fell trees precisely in the direction you choose. Maximise wood output and learn to follow safety and emergency procedures.

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  • Certificate II Arboriculture

    AHC20520-01

    Gain the skills needed for entry-level work in the industry and practise high-risk arboriculture activities under supervision. Learn about the care and maintenance of trees and begin on your path to become a qualified arborist after further study.

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  • Certificate III Arboriculture (Environmental arborist)

    AHC30820-02

    No overview available

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  • Certificate III Arboriculture (Works Coordinator)

    AHC30820-03

    Be an arborist works coordinator with career opportunities Australia wide. Develop specialist skills to supervise high-risk operations, perform safety audits and assess tree defects while promoting environmental sustainability.

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  • Certificate III Arboriculture (Climbing Arborist)

    AHC30820-01

    Take your career to new heights as you learn to cultivate, maintain and protect trees and treescapes. Learn everything you need to know about being an arborist from the ground up while promoting environmental sustainability.

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Horticulture

Learn the tricks of the horticulture trade to build lush outdoor spaces and keep gardens green. Get to know a philodendron from a pelargonium as you brush up on plant identification.

  • Statement of Attainment Introduction to Horticulture and Land Management

    900-83004

    Do you love plants, nature and working outside? This course could be great for you, whether you're interested in horticulture, land management or simply expanding your knowledge of plants. Learn online and practise your skills in the great outdoors.

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  • Statement of Attainment Chemical Application

    900-81591

    Earn your chemical user accreditation and gain specialist skills in the safe handling, application and transport of chemicals. Learn to manage risks and apply your knowledge in various sectors of the agriculture or horticulture industries.

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  • Statement of Attainment Agricultural Chemical Skill Set

    AHCSS00074-V01

    Gain a competitive edge in the market and enhance your agricultural skill set. Acquire skills to safely purchase, transport and handle chemicals without supervision across a range of industries and get your chemical user accreditation.

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  • Certificate II Horticulture

    AHC20416-01

    Gain the essential skills to begin your career as a horticulture assistant. Get your hands dirty as you expand your plant knowledge, learn how to create and maintain beautiful gardens, assist in soil sampling and nurture plants back to health.

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  • Certificate III Irrigation Technology

    AHC32419-01

    Grow your career with the skills and knowledge to install and maintain urban irrigation systems. Learn how to design systems to suit gardens and parks, how to monitor soil quality, and be able to sample and test drinking water.

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  • Certificate III Horticulture

    AHC30716-01

    Grow your career as a sought-after horticulturalist in an evolving industry. Create and nurture green environments that are both beautiful and functional. Be industry ready for a fulfilling career as a horticulturist, landscaper or gardener.

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  • Diploma Horticulture

    AHC50416-01

    Cultivate life and embark on a rewarding career making the world greener as a horticulturalist. Gain high-level skills across a broad range of in-demand specialisations, such as parks and gardens, plant nutrition and pest management.

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Landscaping

Create dream gardens in homes, businesses and public green spaces. Get your hands dirty with construction and planting or be the designer with the grand landscaped vision.

  • Statement of Attainment Chainsaw Operations - Trim and Cut

    900-5291

    Gain foundational chainsaw skills needed in arboriculture, conservation and agriculture. You’ll learn the everyday responsibilities and challenges of working with chainsaws, and approach workplace jobs with an emphasis on safety.

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  • Statement of Attainment Chainsaw Operations - Basic Tree Felling

    900-5292

    Safely fell, trim and cross cut basic trees with a chainsaw as you get a taste of harvesting and non-commercial chainsaw projects. Take your skills to the outdoors and the exciting worlds of arboriculture, fieldwork, emergency services and more.

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  • Statement of Attainment Landscape Essentials

    SG00007545

    Take the first step towards getting an apprenticeship in the landscaping industry. Gain real world experience and learn to work with a team on landscaping projects. Develop the skills and attributes you need to launch a career as a landscaper.

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  • Certificate III Landscape Construction

    AHC30916-01

    No overview available

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  • Diploma Landscape Design

    AHC50616-01-GR

    Take up the challenge and find innovative ways to contribute to greater biodiversity and climate change resilience, liveable cities, and better resource management. Refine your practical skills and creative vision as you execute designs, meet client needs and enhance environmental amenities.

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  • Diploma Landscape Design

    AHC50616-01

    Take up the challenge and find innovative ways to contribute to greater biodiversity and climate change resilience, liveable cities, and better resource management. Refine your practical skills and creative vision as you execute designs, meet client needs and enhance environmental amenities.

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Parks and Gardens

Learn from horticulture experts as you prioritise plant and soil nutrition, weed suppression and pest control. Use your know-how to keep our parks and gardens beautiful.

  • Certificate III Parks and Gardens

    AHC31016-01

    Equip yourself with the knowledge and skills you need to thrive in the growing horticulture industry. Learn from professional experts, hone your skills in specialist training facilities, and turn your passion for nature into a fulfilling career today.

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Production Horticulture

Grow your plant-based career in the edible sector with a course in production horticulture. Master the art of cultivating nutritious vegetables, fruit, mushrooms and more.

  • Certificate III Production Horticulture

    AHC30620-01

    Grow your career as a horticultural and floricultural cropping assistant. Spend your days managing crops from establishment through to harvest. Use your industry-relevant skills and techniques to gain the best yield from your crops.

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Production Nursery

Propagate and irrigate your way to a flourishing career in production nurseries. Establish healthy seedlings in traditional and hydroponic systems for sale in garden centres.

  • Certificate III Nursery Operations (Nursery Production)

    AHC31120-02

    Gain the essential skills to produce healthy indoor and outdoor plants on a large scale for nurseries, or put your knowledge to use in local parks or gardens. Graduate ready to enjoy a fulfilling career working outdoors in a team.

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  • Certificate III Nursery Operations (Retail Nursery)

    AHC31120-03

    Launch your career in this blooming industry if you love growing plants and enjoy working with people. Learn to propagate trees and shrubs, help plants thrive, and interact with customers and your team of retail nursery workers.

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  • Certificate III Nursery Operations

    AHC31120-01

    Make your love of plants a career and spend your days propagating, growing and caring for seedlings, shrubs and trees. Work in a team and enjoy the outdoors in wholesale plant production nurseries or retail nurseries.

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Sports Turf Management

Whether you see yourself smoothing the lawn at your local bowling club, or being in charge of the SCG cricket pitch, a course in sports turf management will get you on the green.

  • Certificate III Sports Turf Management

    AHC31319-01

    Make the grass always greener on both sides of the field as a greenkeeper for iconic sporting venues. Gain the skills to construct, maintain, prepare and restore sports turf surfaces while working outdoors, supporting the sports community.

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  • Diploma Sports Turf Management

    AHC51019-01

    Turn your dreams into reality and launch a career working at iconic venues like the Sydney Cricket Ground or Sydney Olympic Park. You’ll be prepared for roles in major venues with the in-demand skills and knowledge needed to manage sporting facilities or fields.

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