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.
03 Apr 2020 at 12:00AM AEST
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February and July
Full time: 2 years (this course will begin as online delivery and then move into face to face delivery)
Part time: 3-4 years (the time taken to complete this course will vary depending on your input)
Class days and times: Thursdays and Fridays, 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 senior horticulturist, parks and garden manager, and horticulture enterprise manager
There are no entry requirements
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.
VTAC and direct entry
Recognition of Prior Learning is available.
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
This training is provided to eligible individuals with funds made available by the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments
|Government Subsidised Standard||Full Fee|
|Core Skills Support Fee||$80||$80|
|Retain Course Items||$0||$0|
|Total Course Estimate||$10,696||$18,359|
|Payable Estimate (at commencement)||$4,163||$7,078|
* Does not apply to VETDSS or Short course students.
** Does not apply to VETDSS, 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).
Student tuition & materials fees published are indicative, and subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Fees listed are at 2020 rates 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.
Completion of 10 elective units
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