AHC30716 Certificate III in Horticulture

Brisbane College of Horticulture Brisbane Campus

Course description

You will learn how to establish and maintain plants and structures / features in gardens & parks; use horticultural machinery and equipment; apply pest, weed and disease management techniques; establish and maintain irrigation and drainage systems; and identify plants, products and treatments. The Certificate III in Horticulture graduates could apply for positions in the Horticulture industries such as working in nurseries, country clubs and resorts, council services, and visitor attractions such as theme parks. Course Structure Units: AHCWHS301 Contribute to work health and safety processes AHCSOL303 Implement soil improvements for garden and turf areas AHCPCM302 Provide information on plants and their culture AHCPMG301 Control weeds AHCPMG302 Control plant pests, diseases and disorders AHCNSY307 Operate fertigation equipment AHCNSY301 Maintain nursery plants AHCWRK309 Apply environmentally sustainable work practices AHCPCM301 Implement a plant nutrition program AHCNSY304 Deliver and promote sales of plants AHCNSY306 Implement a propagation plan AHCCHM303 Prepare and apply chemicals AHCCHM304 Transport, handle and store chemicals AHCIRG306 Troubleshoot irrigation systems AHCMOM304 Operate machinery and equipment AHCWRK305 Coordinate work site activities RPL: Students will have an option to study through RPL which involves considering a student's past training, formal and informal and/or experience can be assessed and matched against the units of competency within this course. This course will run for 40 weeks over 12 months (50 weeks including holidays) comprise 20 hours a week (3 days) of face to face delivery and 4 hours a week of distance study. There will be holiday breaks every 10 weeks for 2 weeks. You can expect to take about 12 months to complete the course.

  • Start date To suit the client/individual
  • Duration 40 weeks over 12 months
  • International Cost AUD $12,000 for the entire course. This fee is for 2017 and are subject to change for the coming year
  • Qualification Certificate III
  • Study mode Self study / online (with attendance)