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Certificate III in Landscape Construction - Apprenticeship

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Gain new opportunities in an exciting and diverse industry with Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate III in Landscape Construction Apprenticeship. Australia has one of the largest and busiest landscaping industries in the world but is facing a...

Key details

Degree Type
Certificate
Duration
3 years part-time
Course Code
AHC30916
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Feb, Apr, Jul, Oct

About this course

This is the apprenticeship version of the course. For the non-apprenticeship, please go here.

Build skills for a diverse career

Gain new opportunities in an exciting and diverse industry with Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate III in Landscape Construction Apprenticeship. Australia has one of the largest and busiest landscaping industries in the world but is facing a shortage in skilled graduates. At Melbourne Polytechnic, our practical, hands-on approach to learning is ideal for helping you nurture skills that can put you on the path to becoming an in-demand landscaper.

Work outdoors in a practical learning environment

You'll get out of the classroom with a landscape construction apprenticeship course at Melbourne Polytechnic. Enjoy learning in our state-of-the-art horticulture facilities and attend course excursions, in addition to undertaking a formal apprenticeship with your employer. You'll learn horticultural methodology and the fundamentals of garden design construction and management from experienced and engaged teachers while part of our community. You'll also have the chance to make industry connections and participate in the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show.

Help create an exciting future

Talented landscapers find themselves building creative solutions in a variety of places. Whether you're building a retaining wall in a suburban yard or constructing an ornamental pond in one of Australia's 600 national parks, you can play a role in designing and reshaping our private and public spaces.

Entry requirements

To be eligible to enrol as an Australian Apprentice, you must be employed in the Landscaping or Horticulture industry and have a signed Training Agreement with your employer and with Melbourne Polytechnic

Study locations

Fairfield

Career pathways

The program prepares apprentices already employed in the landscape industry for further career pathways.

  • Landscape Gardener
  • Landscaping Business Owner
  • Landscaping Business Operator
  • Community Landscape Officer
  • Community Facility Groundskeeper
  • Garden Designer
  • Groundsperson

Credit for prior study or work

You can seek Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) where your work experience or qualifications of an advanced and related nature have been undertaken. RPL is individually assessed based on evidence submitted by the student to the teaching department. Applications for RPL will be assessed by relevant Melbourne Polytechnic trainers, academics and where appropriate, industry experts.