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Overview

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Course code:

AHC20416

Next available intakes:

July, February

Course length:

Full Time: 1 Semester , Part Time: 2 Semesters

Campus:

Glen Waverley

The Certificate II in Horticulture has been developed for those looking for an introduction to the horticulture industry.

You will learn the basic skills in horticulture, as well as an overview of the specialist skills in five horticulture trades: parks and gardens, landscape construction, nursery, sports turf management and arboriculture.

You will study in Holmesglen's specialised horticulture training facilities which includes access to industry machinery, landscaping and turf management grounds and park facilities.

This is a free TAFE course 

Students who are eligible for Victorian Government subsidised training may not have to pay course tuition fees when they enrol in a Free TAFE course.

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Course structure

To receive this qualification you must complete five core units and 10 elective units.

Elective units have been chosen by Holmesglen based on feedback from industry and staff qualifications.

If you have already completed other eligible elective units, these may be counted towards completion of this program.

ASSESSMENT

Assessments are designed to provide learners with opportunities to demonstrate they have attained the required skills and knowledge using a range of practically based activities and tasks, as required by recognised standards

SUBJECTS

Code

Name

AHCPCM201

Recognise plants

AHCPGD202

Prepare and maintain plant displays

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

AHCCHM201

Apply chemicals under supervision

AHCIRG217

Assist with pressurised irrigation operations

AHCLSC201

Assist with landscape construction work

AHCLSC204

Lay paving

AHCMOM203

Operate basic machinery and equipment

AHCNSY203

Undertake propagation activities

AHCPGD201

Plant trees and shrubs

AHCPGD203

Prune shrubs and small trees

AHCTRF204

Support turf establishment

Code Name
AHCPCM201Recognise plants
AHCPGD202Prepare and maintain plant displays
AHCPMG201Treat weeds
AHCPMG202Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders
AHCSOL202Assist with soil or growing media sampling and testing
AHCWHS201Participate in work health and safety processes
AHCCHM201Apply chemicals under supervision
AHCIRG217Assist with pressurised irrigation operations
AHCLSC201Assist with landscape construction work
AHCLSC204Lay paving
AHCMOM203Operate basic machinery and equipment
AHCNSY203Undertake propagation activities
AHCPGD201Plant trees and shrubs
AHCPGD203Prune shrubs and small trees
AHCTRF204Support turf establishment

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification

There are no formal prerequisites for this course.

RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING

You may be able to shorten the length of your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen. Read more about Recognition of Prior Learning, Credits and Advanced Standing.


Outcomes

QUALIFICATION AND RECOGNITION

After completing this course, you will receive the AHC20416 Certificate II in Horticulture.

PATHWAYS

You can further your study in a range of areas including apprenticeships in horticulture (landscape construction, parks and gardens, retail and production nursery, sports turf management) or the AHC40416 Certificate IV in Horticulture.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

- horticulture worker
- horticulture assistant


How to apply

DIRECT

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Visit How to Apply for more information on the application process.

RECRUITMENT

Holmesglen may engage third parties to recruit students on behalf of the institute. Third party recruiters receive a commission and this will not impact on your fees.

Find out more about your rights and obligations as a student and the services we provide at Holmesglen.


Fees

Type

Cost

Full Fee

$5,382.00

Government subsidised

$2,092.00

Concession

$418.40

Holmesglen tuition fees shown are all inclusive and indicative of the cost to complete the entire course.
These are indicative fees only. Your fees will be calculated on your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment.
Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.

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Horticulture Open Days

Visit us on Open Day for an overview of the Horticulture industry, starting at 4.30pm. You'll get to tour the horticulture department's facilities (at the Waverley campus), talk to teachers and get the information you need to study a course in horticulture, arboriculture, landscape construction and design, parks and gardens, nursery, turf or sustainability. We'll even help you apply on the night!

- , Thu, 08 Aug

Holmesglen Glen Waverley Campus, 595 Waverley Road Glen Waverley Australia

All information is correct at the time of printing but subject to change.

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