By completing our horticulture course, you’ll be creating your own pathway to a successful career in horticulture by enhancing your skills and knowledge in this fast-growing industry in and around the Yarra Valley and ranges.
In our horticulture course, you'll get hands-on practical learning experiences so you can master the art of operating chainsaws, identifying plants and demonstrating high-level nursery skills. Other important horticultural study areas include machinery operation, propagation and best-practice soil management.
31 Mar 2020 at 12:00AM AEST
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February and July
Full time: 1 year
Part time: 3 years (the time taken to complete this course will vary depending on your input)
Class days and times: Mondays to Wednesdays, 9am-4pm
For information regarding dates such as enrolment, orientation and study breaks please visit the Academic Calendars page.
After successful completion of our horticulture course you can apply for a range of employment opportunities including that of a horticulturalist or gardener.
Our horticulture course has significant practical components with a focus on giving you the necessary skills and knowledge to create a successful pathway to employment.
To be eligible you must possess the basic communication skills and a physical ability to perform a practical work placement in the horticulture industry.
To assist prospective students to determine whether a course is suitable and appropriate for the individual needs, Box Hill Institute will assess all students’ language, literacy and numeracy and digital literacy by asking you to undertake a self-assessment review prior to the enrolment.
A course advisor will discuss the outcomes of the review and make recommendations about whether the course is suitable for you, and identify additional support where required.
Recognition of Prior Learning is available.
This course is government accredited and has national recognition
The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 3
This training is provided to eligible individuals with funds made available by the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments
|Free TAFE||Government Subsidised Concessions||Government Subsidised Standard||Full Fee|
|Core Skills Support Fee||$80||$80||$80||$80|
|Retain Course Items||$120||$120||$120||$120|
|Total Course Estimate||$994||$1,979||$5,918||$12,743|
|Payable Estimate (at commencement)||$994||$1,979||$5,918||$12,743|
Completion of 16 units (including 5 core and 11 electives)
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