Looking to get started in horticulture or the landscape industry? This course is designed to provide you with the skills to maximise your employment opportunities. 

You will develop a wide range of skills including plant care, chemical usage, plant propagation and turf establishment.  

You’ll also learn how to install aggregate paths, how to operate basic machinery and equipment (including tractors and chainsaws) and how to prune shrubs and small trees. 

National Code AHC20416
Study Areas Horticulture
Study Level Certificate II
Study Type Local
Study Mode

FT: 22 weeks

Course Type Victorian TAFE Course
Campuses Lilydale

Tuition Fee Type Estimated Fee
Free TAFE^ $0.00
Gov. Subsidised - Standard $2,301.00
Gov. Subsidised - Concession $460.00
Full Tuition Fee $5,311.00
Service Fees Estimated Annual Fees
Service & Amenities* $155.00
Core Skills Support** $75.00
Annual Material Fees $445.00
Retain Course Items*** $90.00

^ This course is on the 2019 Free TAFE list - find out more.

* Does not apply to VETiS or Short course students.

** Does not apply to VETiS, International students, Short Courses, Graduate Degrees , or re-enrolling students who re-enrol in the same course.

***Retained Course Items are purchased by the student once prior to commencing. The course items bought by the student become the property of the student. Such items retain a generic application for other purposes outside the student's course of study (e.g. textbooks).

Annual student tuition & material fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Fees listed are for 2019 and may increase annually over the duration of delivery. Advertised start dates and delivery locations are subject to viable student numbers. For more information please contact our Course Advisors on 1300 BOX HILL.

This training is provided to eligible individuals with funds made available by the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments

7th February 2019

18th July 2019

Full time: 22 weeks (Thursdays and Fridays)


No entry requirements for this course

Successful completion will enable you to apply for the Certificate III in Horticulture or Certificate III in Conservation Land Management.  

Direct entry

This course is government accredited and has national recognition

The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 2

After successful completion you may wish to apply for a range of employment opportunities including landscape apprentice or parks and gardens apprentice.  

Completion of 15 units (5 core units and 10 elective units).  

Last updated: February 18, 2019 02:18pm