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Overview

Course code:

AHC50616

CRICOS:

092594G

Start date(s):

February, July

Course length:

Full Time: 1.5 years , Part Time: Variable

Campus:

Waverley

Create well-balanced and inspiring environments and outdoor spaces with Holmesglen’s Diploma of
Landscape Design.

This course will enable you to assess sites and provide advice on plant selection and
landscape solutions for domestic and commercial situations.

This course features the integration of computer-aided designs, as well as access to sites and
field trips.

You will acquire a range of skills essential to undertaking projects in landscaping, parks and
gardens, community based projects, or activities undertaken in the commercial or private sector.


Course structure

To receive this qualification you must complete four core units and eight 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 course.

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

AHCPCM401

Recommend plants and cultural practices

AHCDES502

Prepare a landscape design

AHCDES503

Assess landscape sites

AHCBUS504

Prepare estimate, quotes and tenders

AHCPCM402

Develop a soil health and plant nutrition program

AHCPCM504

Design specialised landscape

AHCPER401

Provide advice on permaculture principles and practices

CUAACD302

Produce computer-aided drawings

AHCDES501

Design sustainable landscapes

AHCDES504

Design for construction of landscape features

AHCLSC502

Manage landscape projects


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

PATHWAYS

Graduates can undertake further studies progressing in other streams of the AHC50416 Diploma of Horticulture or a Bachelor of Urban Design at university.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

- Landscape designer
- Landscape consultant
• - Project management
• - Commercial designer
• - Domestic designer


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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