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Certificate III in Horticulture

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Typology Course
Methodology Online
Duration 24 Months
Start Different dates available
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  • Online
  • Duration:
    24 Months
  • Start:
    Different dates available

The AHC30716 Certificate III in Horticulture is delivered by industry experts and will give you the fundamental horticulture skills you’ll need to succeed in the industry, as well as teach you the specialist skills that are in demand by organisations who create and maintain large open spaces, including parks, sporting fields, playgrounds and other public spaces.
The AHC30716 Certificate III in Horticulture will teach you:
How to recognise plants, prepare plant specimens and plant trees and shrubs.
The fundamentals of installing and maintaining plant displays and nursery plants.
The implementation of soil improvements for plant and turf areas, and plant nutrition programs.
How to conduct site inspections and operational inspections of park facilities.
Methods to control weeds, plant pests, diseases and disorders.
How to implement a grassed area maintenance program.
This is an online course with work-based projects. This means that you will complete your knowledge and basic skills development through online learning. You will need to complete workbased projects in a workplace setting in order to successfully complete your assessments (e.g. a local council, golf course, park, sporting field or resort).

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Reviews on this course

4.5 02/01/2018
What I would highlight: Excellent support and feedback after assessment.
What could be improved: Nothing
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)
4.0 05/12/2017
What I would highlight: I found my experience with trainers outstanding. Easy, timely responses from both learning support and my trainers, making my overall experience very and enjoyable.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)
4.5 18/08/2016
What I would highlight: I'm very pleased with course material but I'm not so happy about the communication with trainers and assessors.
What could be improved: Nothing
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)
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What you'll learn on the course


Course programme

Horticulture foundations
  • Recognise plants
  • Collect, prepare and preserve plant specimens
  • Plant trees and shrubs
Plant installation
  • Install and maintain plant displays
  • Maintain nursery plants
Work health and safety
  • Contribute to work health and safety processes
Share plant information
  • Provide information on plants and their culture
  • Implement soil improvements for garden and turf areas
  • Implement a plant nutrition program
Plant health and biosecurity
  • Control weeds
  • Apply environmentally sustainable work practices
  • Control plant pests, diseases and disorders
Working in the industry
  • Coordinate work site activities
  • Conduct site inspections
Park facilities
  • Conduct operational inspection of park facilities
  • Implement a grassed area maintenance program

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