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Offering Info

Certificate II in Horticulture

  • National Course Code: AHC20416
  • TAFE NSW code: AHC20416-01V03-22WCH-200

Location – Wauchope

Attendance

Part Time

Delivery

On campus

Course Start Date

18 Jul 2022

Study Commitment

7 Hours per week

Duration

36 weeks

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • This training is fully government-subsidised under JobTrainer

Course Details

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.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

Through a mix of theory and practical coursework, learn to:

  • Develop plant recognition skills
  • Manage pest and disease control
  • Use propagation techniques
  • Understand soil characteristics
  • Use pruning skills

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:

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

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Completing this course will provide you with:

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

Career opportunities:

  • Garden labourer
  • Landscape and garden labourer
  • Horticulture assistant

GROW YOUR CAREER

Take your career further with the:

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

When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

There are no entry requirements for this course. You can enrol today.

Traineeship

TAFE NSW also offers the Certificate II in Horticulture as a traineeship. To be eligible to enrol in the course as a trainee you must:

  • Be employed inthe horticulture industry as this course is delivered in the workplace
  • Have a signedtraineeship contract

Thinking about a traineeship? Enquire today.

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

To be prepared for this course, it is recommended that you have:

  • Confidence using a computer
  • Ability to research a range of topics and navigate public digital databases
  • Secured employment as a trainee or are looking forward to employment after the course
  • Foundational numeracy and literacy skills

If you need help preparing for study, contact us about your options.

Discover the skills you need, for the job you want at a TAFE NSW Information Session.

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a part time, on campus course. You must attend approximately 7 hours of class. You may also be required to complete approximately 2 hours of additional study. This additional study could include private study, work placements and research.

The course will run 1 days a week for 36 weeks.

We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services

As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:

  • LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
  • Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
  • Easy computing online short courses
  • Access to local TAFE libraries
  • Accessibility and Disability Support Services
  • Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home

The way you learn may change during your enrolment to ensure the best learning experience or to keep you safe as COVID-19 restrictions change, and some of our face to face classes may change to online or virtual classroom learning. Also, to ensure that we keep you safe while studying, we may modify our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, there may be a modification or delay in the planned timeframe due to COVID-19 impacts. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.

This course is currently scheduled on Monday with day classes. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.

This is a fully government-subsidised JobTrainer course. Eligibility criteria applies.

SMART AND SKILLED FEES

This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.

For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?

READ BEFORE YOU ENROL

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RECOGNITION

Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition

Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. Be sure to read all course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you. Enrol and pay online via our secure payment gateway to secure your place. As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.

For further information or assistance, call 131 601.

If you are interested in studying as a Trainee please call 131 601 for full details. (only if available as a trainee)

Core Units
Number Title
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
Elective Units
Number Title
AHCCHM201 Apply chemicals under supervision
AHCLSC201 Assist with landscape construction work
AHCNSY201 Pot up plants
AHCNSY202 Care for nursery plants
AHCNSY203 Undertake propagation activities
AHCPGD201 Plant trees and shrubs
AHCPGD203 Prune shrubs and small trees
AHCWRK207 Collect and record production data
AHCWRK209 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
SIFCBGM001 Provide general grounds care

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.

Horticulture Assistant
Landscape Worker

Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.

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Course Location

Wauchope
Phone 131 601

Fees information

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