Part Time Day
Course Start Date
14 Jul 2021
7 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Traineeship Allowed
- This training is fully government-subsidised under JobTrainer
The nationally recognised Certificate III in Horticulture will jump-start your career as a sought-after horticulturalist in a growing industry. Learn how to create and nurture different types of green environments that are both beautiful and functional and be industry ready for a fulfilling career.
LEARN NEW SKILLS
Through a mix of theory and practical coursework, learn to:
- Recognise common and rare plants
- Apply specialist amenity pruning techniques
- Plan and install irrigation systems
- Plan and implement programs such as pest control and disease, plant nutrition and soil improvement
DEVELOP YOUR TALENT
Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:
- A collaborative teamwork spirit and the ability to work independently
- Effective communication
- Problem solving, analytical and investigative
ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS
Completing this course provides you with:
- A nationally recognised industry qualification
- Eligibility to apply for a chemical users licence through the Environmental Protection Agency
GROW YOUR CAREER
Take your career further with the:
- Certificate IV in Horticulture
- Diploma of Horticulture
Discover the skills you need for the job you want at the TAFE NSW Information Sessions, 21-25 June 2021.
There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course.
This is a part time course. In the first semester (July 2021) you attend on a Wednesday, the second semester (February 2022) on a Thursday and on the last semester (July 2022) on a Friday
You will need to attend approximately 7 hours of class, one day per week, for 18 Months. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 1 hour of other study per week.
You may also be required to complete approximately 18 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including assessment and assignment preparation, research and self-directed study and revision.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course is a part time course that provides participants with a general qualification in horticulture and is suitable for existing workers in the industry, people wanting to find a job or wanting to reskill.
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 Wednesdays from 8:30am to 4:30pm. 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?
Students must provide their own personal protective clothing including steel cap boots, a safety vest, gloves, safety glasses, ear muffs and a wide brim hat, writing equipment, notepads and usb stick. You will also need a pair of secateurs.
READ BEFORE YOU ENROL
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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)
|AHCWHS301||Contribute to work health and safety processes|
|AHCPMG302||Control plant pests, diseases and disorders|
|AHCSOL303||Implement soil improvements for garden and turf areas|
|AHCPCM302||Provide information on plants and their culture|
|AHCLSC201||Assist with landscape construction work|
|AHCPCM303||Identify plant specimens|
|AHCPGD304||Implement a landscape maintenance program|
|AHCPGD301||Implement a plant establishment program|
|AHCMOM304||Operate machinery and equipment|
|AHCPGD303||Perform specialist amenity pruning|
|AHCCHM303||Prepare and apply chemicals|
|AHCCHM304||Transport and store chemicals|
|AHCNSY202||Care for nursery plants|
|AHCNSY203||Undertake propagation activities|
|AHCPGD302||Plan and maintain plant displays|
|AHCNSY305||Prepare specialised plants|
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.Enrol Now
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