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Arborists are also known as tree surgeons and are experts in trees, shrubs, and all other assorted woody plants. Focussed on plant health and safety, a tree surgeon works on the removal, pruning, and shaping of individual trees and plants. TAFE NSW has short courses through to diploma level courses all designed to help you become a professional tree surgeon.
With the TAFE NSW range of arboriculture courses, and our 25,000+ employer contacts, when you graduate, you will have everything you need to become a professional tree surgeon and make trees your business.
TAFE NSW offers a range of courses to help you pursue a range of horticulture careers. From courses in production and retail nursery work, through to parks and garden management and the Diploma of Horticulture, you can learn all the horticulture, arboriculture, hydroponic, landscaping, turf management, irrigation and water, and business management skills you need to follow your horticulture and landscaping career goals. To discover the ideal course for you, contact TAFE NSW today.
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What job opportunities could a horticulture or landscaping course lead to?
The average weekly salary for a nursery worker is $1,000 and a horticulture course can lead to a number of job opportunities, from maintaining lush, green gardens to managing public parks and spaces.
TAFE NSW qualifications in horticulture can lead to a job in roles such as:
- nursery worker
- horticultural manager
- irrigation technician
- landscape designer
- plantation, parks, or garden worker
- landscape gardener
- greenskeeper or sports turf manager
TAFE NSW courses in this area include landscaping, horticulture, landscape construction, parks and gardens, retail nursery, production horticulture, production nursery and rural operations.
So, whether you're just starting out in your horticulture career, want to gain more qualifications, add to your previous experience, or simply broaden your horizons, TAFE NSW offers a wide variety of courses at a number of levels to suit you.