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Overview

Course code:

AHC20416

Next available intakes:

February

Course length:

Part Time: 2 years

Campus:

Glen Waverley

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.


Course structure

Timetable: Wednesdays 1pm - 5pm

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

AHCPMG201

Treat weeds

AHCWHS201

Participate in work health and safety processes

AHCCHM201

Apply chemicals under supervision

AHCIRG217

Assist with pressurised irrigation operations

AHCLSC204

Lay paving

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

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

Entry requirements

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.


Outcomes

QUALIFICATION AND RECOGNITION

On completion, you will receive a Certificate II in Horticulture.

PATHWAYS

Students could go on to undertake an apprenticeship through a:
- Certificate III in Parks and Gardens
- Certificate III in Landscape Construction.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

- horticulture worker
- horticulture assistant
- apprenticeship.


How to apply

If you have further questions, contact VET Delivered to Secondary Students (previously VETis) Coordination Centre.

T: 03 9209 5109

E: vetis@holmesglen.edu.au


Fees

For VET Delivered to Secondary Students Contact your school to discuss fees.


Enquire online

Your contact details
 

eg: When does the course start?

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

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