Course Start Date
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 a TAFE NSW Information Session.
This is a part time, on campus course. You will need to 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 2 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 Wednesday and Thursday 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?
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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
|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|
|AHCCHM304||Transport and store chemicals|
|AHCMOM304||Operate machinery and equipment|
|AHCNSY301||Maintain nursery plants|
|AHCNSY304||Deliver and promote sales of plants|
|AHCNSY305||Prepare specialised plants|
|AHCNSY306||Implement a propagation plan|
|AHCPCM301||Implement a plant nutrition program|
|AHCPCM304||Report on health and condition of trees|
|AHCPGD301||Implement a plant establishment program|
|AHCPGD304||Implement a landscape maintenance program|
|AHCSOL301||Prepare growing media|
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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