Certificate II in Horticulture
- Course Code
- AHC20410 (Expression of interest)
- Course Type
- Accredited Course
- Course Level
- Skills Creation
- Course Location
- Course Duration
Full Time: 6 months (Non-Traineeship)Part Time: 18 months (Traineeship)
- Course Cost
- For an individual quotation of fees payable, please visit your nearest campus of GippsTAFE. Click heret for further information regarding Fees and Charges..
- course_info.pdf (pdf)
- Study Modes
- On Campus; Full time; Part Time (Day); Traineeship
- Starting Date
- February 2014
With ongoing enrollment optionsPart Time:
- February 2013
GippsTAFE has submitted applications to ASQA with the intention of delivering these courses/qualifications in 2014
This course provides a solid foundation in the theory and practice of Horticulture. It is designed to provide the student with the necessary skills to assist in:
- The planting and propagation of trees, bushes, flowers and turf
- Treatment of pests, weeds and diseases
- Operation of machinery and equipment
This qualification underpins a range of work functions and job roles which can be designed to include components in Plants, Landscape, Nursery, Parks and gardens, Turf, Chemicals, Infrastructure, Irrigation, Machinery operation and maintenance, Pest management, Soils and media, Tools and equipment and Work. This pathway can lead to a horticultural trade qualification.
Qualifications And RecognitionUpon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate II in Horticulture.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)Many GippsTAFE courses offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Click to learn more about RPL and how it can benefit you.
Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:
- Horticulture worker
- Horticulture assistant.
Entry RequirementsThere are no specific entry requirements for this qualification.You must be working as a trainee in a workplace for Traineeship pathway
AssessmentA range of assessment methods will be used, including practical tasks, assignments and written/practical assessments.
Opportunities For Further StudyFurther training pathways from this qualification include any of the specialist qualifications in the Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management training package at Certificate III, IV, Diploma and Advanced Diploma levels.
Can prospective students enrol in individual units?Yes.
|Unit Code||Unit Name|
|AHCOHS201A||Participate in OHS processes|
|AHCWRK209A||Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices|
|| A selection of 13 elective units are to be undertaken. Please contact us for further information