Do you work in a production nursery? Do you want to further develop your knowledge? This course will increase your knowledge in the areas of plant production, nursery biosecurity and plant health management. 

Achieving this qualification is recognised within the nursery industry to meet job outcomes.




National Code AHC31116
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 $438.00
Apprentice Concession $88.00
Full Fee $2,975.00
Service Fees Estimated Annual Fees
Service & Amenities* $155.00
Core Skills Support** $75.00
Annual Material Fees $61.25
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

February and July

Part time - 3 years.
Class days and times - Thursdays, 8.30am to 4pm

Workplace, Lilydale

You must be working in the Wholesale nursery industry

Upon successful completion, you may wish to apply for entry into either the Certificate IV in Horticulture or the Diploma in Horticulture at Box Hill Institute Lilydale campus

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 a range of employment opportunities such as a Nursery worker

Completion of sixteen (16) units made up of thirteen (11) core units and three (5) elective units.

Selected units must be relevant to job outcomes in the nursery industry.

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AHCWHS301 CONTRIBUTE TO WORK HEALTH AND SAFETY PROCESSES 50.0

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AHCWHS301 CONTRIBUTE TO WORK HEALTH AND SAFETY PROCESSES 50.0

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AHCPCM302 PROVIDE INFORMATION ON PLANTS AND THEIR CULTURE 70.0

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AHCPCM302 PROVIDE INFORMATION ON PLANTS AND THEIR CULTURE 70.0

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AHCPMG301 CONTROL WEEDS 70.0

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AHCPMG302 CONTROL PLANT PESTS, DISEASES AND DISORDERS 80.0

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AHCCHM303 PREPARE AND APPLY CHEMICALS 70.0

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AHCWRK309 APPLY ENVIRONMENTALLY SUSTAINABLE WORK PRACTICES 50.0

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AHCCHM304 TRANSPORT AND STORE CHEMICALS 50.0

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AHCNSY301 MAINTAIN NURSERY PLANTS 40.0

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AHCNSY306 IMPLEMENT A PROPAGATION PLAN 90.0

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AHCBIO305 APPLY BIOSECURITY MEASURES 100.0

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AHCIRG306 TROUBLESHOOT IRRIGATION SYSTEMS 50.0

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AHCPCM301 IMPLEMENT A PLANT NUTRITION PROGRAM 60.0

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AHCWRK309 APPLY ENVIRONMENTALLY SUSTAINABLE WORK PRACTICES 50.0

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AHCBIO302 IDENTIFY AND REPORT UNUSUAL DISEASE OR PLANT PEST SIGNS 50.0

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AHCNSY302 RECEIVE AND DISPATCH NURSERY PRODUCTS 40.0

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AHCSOL301 PREPARE GROWING MEDIA 40.0

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AHCWRK305 COORDINATE WORK SITE ACTIVITIES 70.0

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