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Certificate II in Horticulture (Traineeship)

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This traineeship is an introductory level course suitable for people interested in horticulture as a career.

Key details

Degree Type
Certificate
Course Code
AHC20416
Study Mode
In person, Online
Intake Months
Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec
Domestic Fees
$2,025 total

About this course

This traineeship is an introductory level course suitable for people interested in horticulture as a career.

This course is very hands-on and will cover OH&S, recognise plants, lay paving, pot up plants, propagation, planting, pruning, chemicals (under supervision), micro-irrigation, weeds, pests, diseases & disorders, soil properties, display plantings and first aid.

With increasing urbanisation, amenity horticulture is a growth industry and horticultural food production both at a local level and for wider distribution as a business enterprise is on the rise.

Entry requirements

You need to be employed in the horticulture industry before commencing this course.

You need to be employed in this field before commencing this course. If you are currently not employed in this field please contact the Skills and Jobs centre for further advice on 1300 648 911.

Study locations

Workplace Training

Online

What you will learn

This course is will give you hands-on skills and knowledge in a variety of areas including:
  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • recognising plants
  • lay paving
  • pot up plants
  • propagation
  • planting and pruning
  • use of chemicals (under supervision)
  • plants diseases & disorders
  • soil properties
  • display plantings

Career pathways

This course will provide a pathway to work in any horticultural enterprise. Upon successful completion, you will be ready to start a horticultural career at worker level that can then develop into more specialist areas or managerial positions with further experience and training.

Career opportunities include
work within the areas of parks and gardens, landscaping, garden maintenance, nurseries, hothouse production, and orchards.