Course Start Date
9 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 a TAFE NSW Information Session.
This is a self paced, online course. You will need to complete approximately 9 hours of online study, each week. You may also be required to complete approximately 10 hours of additional study. This additional study could include private study, work placements and research. You can increase the hours of online study per week to complete the course sooner.
The course will run for 1 year.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for people who:
- are Trainees employed in the horticultural industry
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
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
Australian Traineeships training can be on-the-job, off-the-job or a combination of both. TAFE NSW will negotiate your attendance and study pattern with you and your employer.
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?
This training is subsidised by the NSW government under Smart and Skilled. The student fee you will need to pay, will be determined according to your personal circumstances and eligibility for a subsidised place, you may also be eligible for a concession fee, fee exemption or fee free scholarship. Payment by instalments is available.
You may continue with an enrolment into this course if you are not eligible for subsidised training, however the full training fee will be applicable. There are conditions to enrolment if you are a Temporary Visa Holder. To discuss your visa status and eligibility to enrol please phone 131 241.
For further information on fees and charges please see https://www.tafensw.edu.au/get-started-at-tafe-nsw/fees-information
Please ensure you also read and understand the associated fee policies and conditions related to withdrawal from a course, applying for a refund of fees, applying for a deferral to your studies and if you are behind in payment of instalments.
READ BEFORE YOU ENROL
Learn about TAFE NSW Fees
Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding
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)
|AHCPCM302||Provide information on plants and their culture|
|AHCPMG302||Control plant pests, diseases and disorders|
|AHCSOL303||Implement soil improvements for garden and turf areas|
|AHCWHS301||Contribute to work health and safety processes|
|AHCCHM307||Prepare and apply chemicals to control pest, weeds and diseases|
|AHCCHM303||Prepare and apply chemicals|
|AHCCHM304||Transport and store chemicals|
|AHCNSY306||Implement a propagation plan|
|AHCPCM301||Implement a plant nutrition program|
|AHCPCM303||Identify plant specimens|
|AHCPCM304||Report on health and condition of trees|
|AHCPGD301||Implement a plant establishment program|
|AHCPGD304||Implement a landscape maintenance program|
|AHCSOL301||Prepare growing media|
|AHCTRF303||Implement a grassed area maintenance program|
|AHCWRK305||Coordinate work site activities|
|AHCWRK309||Apply environmentally sustainable work practices|
|AHCWRK311||Conduct site inspections|
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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