This Certificate II in Horticulture is a VET Delivered to Secondary School Students and offers students a chance to acquire a wide range of horticulture skills.
Students will learn how to build retaining walls, lay paving, maintain gardens, test soils, drive a tractor, use a ride on mower and identify pests and diseases in plants.
Participants will get to work outdoors in a variety of roles.
Timetable: Wednesdays 1pm - 5pm
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.
Participate in work health and safety processes
Apply chemicals under supervision
Assist with pressurised irrigation operations
Prepare and maintain plant displays
Support turf establishment
Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders
Assist with soil or growing media sampling and testing
Assist with landscape construction work
Operate basic machinery and equipment
Undertake propagation activities
Prune shrubs and small trees
| Code || Name |
|AHCWHS201||Participate in work health and safety processes|
|AHCCHM201||Apply chemicals under supervision|
|AHCIRG217||Assist with pressurised irrigation operations|
|AHCPGD202||Prepare and maintain plant displays|
|AHCTRF204||Support turf establishment|
|AHCPMG202||Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders|
|AHCSOL202||Assist with soil or growing media sampling and testing|
|AHCLSC201||Assist with landscape construction work|
|AHCMOM203||Operate basic machinery and equipment|
|AHCNSY203||Undertake propagation activities|
|AHCPGD201||Plant trees and shrubs|
|AHCPGD203||Prune shrubs and small trees|
When undertaking the course, you must be enrolled at a school as a VCE or VCAL student.
Prior to enrolment or commencement of training you will be required to complete a literacy and numeracy assessment and a pre-training interview.
These will assist with determining your suitability to the course, verify your training plan, and identify any learning support needs.
QUALIFICATION AND RECOGNITION
On completion, you will receive a Certificate II in Horticulture.
Students could go on to undertake an apprenticeship through a:
- Certificate III in Parks and Gardens
- Certificate III in Landscape Construction.
- horticulture worker
- horticulture assistant
How to apply
If you have further questions, contact VET Delivered to Secondary Students (previously VETis) Coordination Centre.
T: 03 9209 5109
For VET Delivered to Secondary Students Contact your school to discuss fees.