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Certificate II in Horticulture

National Course Code: AHC20416


The nationally accredited Certificate II in Horticulture is the place to start your career as a horticulture assistant in a skills shortage industry. Get your hands dirty as you learn how to create and maintain beautiful gardens, assist in soil sampling and nurture plants back to health.


Through your course work, you will learn the fundamentals in horticulture:

  • Plant recognition
  • Pest and disease control
  • Propagation techniques
  • Understanding soil characteristics
  • Pruning techniques


Develop the attributes to get ahead in this field:

  • Work independently and as part of a team
  • Develop your communications skills
  • Manage competing priorities


Completing this course will provide you with:

  • Nationally recognised Certificate II qualification
  • A strong foundation to go further with a Certificate III Apprenticeship

Our graduates go on to roles such as:

  • Garden labourer
  • Landscape and garden labourer
  • Horticulture assistant


To fast track becoming a fully qualified horticulturist, you can go on to higher level study:

  • Certificate III in Horticulture (Apprentice options available)
  • Certificate IV in Horticulture
  • Diploma of Horticulture


The NSW Skills List identifies a skills shortage in horticulture workers across NSW. As our population grows so too does the demand for food, fibre and green living spaces.

Horticulture specialists work to ease urban heat and its impacts on health, as well as supporting the increasing demands in revegetation.


This course is currently available at 11 campus locations across NSW and online. Enquire now for other locations.

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • Blended, Full Time, Part Time Day
  • Study Online

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  • Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $1,340.00
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  • Duration: 1 Year

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  • Start Date: 01 Jul 2020
  • Duration: 1 Year

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