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.
Career opportunities, include:
- horticulture worker
- horticulture assistant
Pathways to further study:
- Certificate III in Parks and Gardens
- Certificate III in Landscape Construction.
Studying the Certificate II in Horticulture at Holmesglen
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
||Participate in work health and safety processes
||Apply chemicals under supervision
||Prepare and maintain plant displays
||Assist with pressurised irrigation operations
||Undertake propagation activities
||Plant trees and shrubs
||Prune shrubs and small trees
||Assist with soil or growing media sampling and testing
||Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders
||Operate basic machinery and equipment
||Assist with landscape construction work
||Assist with turf construction
| Code || Name |
|AHCWHS201||Participate in work health and safety processes|
|AHCCHM201||Apply chemicals under supervision|
|AHCPGD202||Prepare and maintain plant displays|
|AHCIRG217||Assist with pressurised irrigation operations|
|AHCNSY203||Undertake propagation activities|
|AHCPGD201||Plant trees and shrubs|
|AHCPGD203||Prune shrubs and small trees|
|AHCSOL202||Assist with soil or growing media sampling and testing|
|AHCPMG202||Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders|
|AHCMOM203||Operate basic machinery and equipment|
|AHCLSC201||Assist with landscape construction work|
|AHCTRF201||Assist with turf construction|
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.
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 AHC20416 Certificate II in Horticulture.
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.