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.
10 Jul 2020 at 02:00PM AEST
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February and July
Full time: 1-2 years
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
This is a blended delivery course which will include a combination of online, remote and face to face delivery. Blended learning can involve a range of online programs and resources including StudentWeb, Microsoft Teams, Cisco Webex, Skype, specific industry platforms, pre-recorded sessions, assigned reading, tutorials, discussion boards, and online activities. Blended learning also involves face-to-face attendance at classes or practical placements.
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|
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.
Completion of 10 elective units
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