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 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)

Lilydale

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).  

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AHCWHS201 PARTICIPATE IN WORK HEALTH AND SAFETY PROCESSES 20.0

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AHCPCM201 RECOGNISE PLANTS 40.0

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AHCPMG201 TREAT WEEDS 40.0

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AHCPMG202 TREAT PLANT PESTS, DISEASES AND DISORDERS 30.0

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AHCSOL202 ASSIST WITH SOIL OR GROWING MEDIA SAMPLING AND TESTING 25.0

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AHCMOM202 OPERATE TRACTORS 40.0

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AHCCHM201 APPLY CHEMICALS UNDER SUPERVISION 30.0

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AHCLSC203 INSTALL AGGREGATE PATHS 20.0

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AHCMOM203 OPERATE BASIC MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT 20.0

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AHCNSY201 POT UP PLANTS 20.0

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AHCNSY203 UNDERTAKE PROPAGATION ACTIVITIES 30.0

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AHCPGD201 PLANT TREES AND SHRUBS 20.0

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AHCPGD203 PRUNE SHRUBS AND SMALL TREES 35.0

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AHCWRK209 PARTICIPATE IN ENVIRONMENTALLY SUSTAINABLE WORK PRACTICES 20.0

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AHCMOM213 OPERATE AND MAINTAIN CHAINSAWS 40.0

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