About the course

About the course

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

Through hands on practical experience you'll develop a full range of landscaping skills including:

  • paving
  • surveying
  • retaining wall construction
  • installing drainage and irrigation systems
  • operating machinery and equipment
  • stonework

Our landscape construction apprenticeship also covers the vital gardening skills you’ll need to build landscaped gardens that flourish, including:

  • information on plants and their culture
  • how to implement a plant establishment program
  • soil improvements for garden and turf areas

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Intake Dates & Course Length


February

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

The time taken to complete this course will vary depending on your input

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Career Outcomes


After successful completion of our landscape construction apprenticeship you can apply seek out professional landscaper roles

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Entry Requirements


APPRENTICESHIP ENTRY REQUIREMENTS 

To apply for this course, you must also be registered with an Australian Apprenticeship Support Network Provider and have a training contract with an employer. 

We can provide information and support on how to apply for an apprenticeship with an employer listed by an Australian Apprenticeship Support Network Provider. Contact the Skills & Jobs Centre on (03) 8892 1350 or email sajc.elgar@boxhill.edu.au.

PRE-TRAINING REVIEW

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.

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Recognition of Prior Learning is available.

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Pathways & Accreditation


After successful completion of our landscape construction apprenticeship 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

This course is government accredited and has national recognition

The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 3

Fees & Finance Options


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

Full FeeApprenticeship ConcessionApprenticeship Gov Subsidised
Tuition Fee$18,683$677$3,342
Service Fee$495$495$495
Core Skills Support Fee$80$80$80
Material Fee$683$683$683
Retain Course Items$0$0$0
Total Course Estimate$19,940$1,934$4,599
Payable Estimate (at commencement)$6,453$685$1,553

Retain Course Items are purchased once by the student prior to commencing. Those items then become the property of the student. Fees listed are at 2020 rates and may increase annually over the duration of delivery. The student tuition fees listed are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. For more information please contact our Course Advisors on 1300 BOX HILL.

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