Our landscape construction course is an apprenticeship that gives you the essential skills required to work in the landscape industry as a fully qualified landscaper.

In this course you will develop the full range of landscaping skills in paving, surveying, retaining wall construction, installing drainage and irrigation systems, operating machinery and equipment, and stonework through hands on practical experience.

Our Certificate III in Landscape Construction apprenticeship will also cover the vital gardening skills you’ll need to build landscaped gardens that flourish. This includes information on plants and their culture, how to implement a plant establishment program and soil improvements for garden and turf areas.

National Code AHC30916
Study Areas Horticulture
Study Level Apprenticeship
Study Type Local
Study Mode

PT: 3 years,

Course Type Apprenticeship
Campuses Workplace, Lilydale

Tuition Fee Type Estimated Annual Fee
Apprentice Gov. Subsidised $875.00
Apprentice Concession $175.00
Full Tuition Fee $5,950.00
Service Fees Estimated Annual Fees
Service & Amenities* $155.00
Core Skills Support** $75.00
Annual Material Fees $122.50
Retain Course Items*** No fee applies

* 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


Part time: 3 years (Thursdays 8.30am to 4.30pm)

Workplace, Lilydale

You must:

  • be registered with an Australian Apprenticeship Centre
  • have a training contract with an employer

After successful completion, you may wish to further your studies. Suitable courses include, but are not limited to, the Certificate IV in Horticulture or Diploma of Landscape Design.

Direct Entry

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

After successful completion, you may wish to apply for employment opportunities as a Landscaper.

Completion of 15 units, including 11 core and 4 elective units.

Last updated: February 22, 2019 01:01pm