About the course

About the course

By completing our horticulture course, designed for anyone passionate about horticulture  seeking advancement in the industry or who wants to challenge themselves with further studies, is the chance to advance your horticultural knowledge and develop the range of management skills required to become an industry leader

Taking this next step in your horticultural career you’ll gain skills across a number of key study areas, from landscape design, plant classification, plant health to parks and gardens management.

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Intake Dates & Course Length


February and July

Full time: 2 years

Part time: 4 years (the time taken to complete this course will vary depending on your input)

Class days and times: Thursdays and Fridays, 9am-4pm

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Career Outcomes


After successful completion of our horticulture course you can apply for a range of employment opportunities including that of a senior horticulturist, parks and garden manager, and horticulture enterprise manager

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Entry Requirements


There are no entry requirements

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.

Applying


VTAC and direct entry

Recognition of Prior Learning is available.

Pathways & Accreditation


Successful completion of our horticulture course will enable you to apply for a bachelor degree at your chosen university

This course is government accredited and has national recognition

The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 5

Fees & Finance Options


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

Tuition Fee Type Estimated Annual Fee
Gov. Subsidised - Standard $3,498.00
Full Tuition Fee $6,413.00
Service Fees Estimated Annual Fees
Service & Amenities*$155.00
Core Skills Support**$75.00
Annual Material Fees$291.50
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.
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