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Overview

Course code:

AHC50416

CRICOS:

092585G

Start date(s):

February, July

Course length:

Full Time: 1.5 years , Part Time: Variable

Campus:

Waverley

If you see yourself managing or working in nurseries, parks, private or community gardens and reserves, the Diploma of Horticulture is the ideal qualification.

This course offers training in a range of higher level technical skills, applicable across the breadth of the horticulture industry.

You will build your knowledge and abilities to design and implement special plan displays. You will develop your ability to consult on plant selection and landscape solutions for domestic and commercial situations.


Course structure

International students can only study this course full time.

To receive this qualification you must complete 10 units. Units have been chosen by Holmesglen based on feedback from industry and staff qualifications. If you have already completed other eligible 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

AHCARB502

Identify, select and specify trees

AHCPCM501

Diagnose plant health problems

AHCPCM502

Collect and classify plants

AHCPGD401

Design plant displays

AHCPGD501

Manage plant cultural practices

AHCPGD502

Plan the restoration of parks and gardens

AHCPHT502

Develop a horticultural production plan

AHCSOL501

Monitor and manage soils for production projects

AHCIRG502

Design irrigation system maintenance and monitoring programs

AHCNSY402

Plan a propagation program


Entry requirements

- Good passes at Year 11 level or the overseas equivalent
• - English language proficiency equivalent to
- IELTS 5.5 (Academic) with no individual bandscore less than 5.5.

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 nationally endorsed AHC50416 Diploma of Horticulture.

PATHWAYS

Graduates of this course can undertake further studies progressing in to the AHC50616 Diploma of Landscape Design or the AHC51016 Diploma of Sports Turf Management or Bachelor of Horticulture Science at another Institute.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

- Senior horticulturalist
- parks and gardens manager
- horticulture enterprise manager


How to apply

APPLY VIA AGENT

Holmesglen recommends international students apply through one of our accredited student recruitment agents. This will assist you in the preparation of all application documents and ensure that you are well counselled on the Australian Government's Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE) requirements for International students. Further information of the GTE requirements is available at: https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au.

To find out more, visit How to Apply for International Students.

If you have further questions about your application, please contact our International Centre:

T: 03 9564 1703

E: intl@holmesglen.edu.au

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

International Fee

$13,500.00


Enquire online

Contact details

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, 14 Mar - bookings essential.

Holmesglen Waverley Campus, 595 Waverley Road Glen Waverley Australia

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