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CERTIFICATE II IN HORTICULTURE

National ID: AHC20416 | State ID: BDE6

 

Are you looking for a career among the trees?

When you complete the Certificate II in Horticulture you will be ready for a career working with plants as a school or council gardener, plant nursery worker, or self-employed gardener.

You will have the skills and knowledge to work effectively in the horticultural industry, operating machinery, landscaping, irrigation, pruning, planting, treating weeds and pests, and workplace safety and health.

This Qualification is also available as a Traineeship. To study as a Trainee, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation. Please see the Apprenticeships/Traineeships section for more information.

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Entrance Requirements
School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate I or Certificate II
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Job opportunities

Horticultural practice is a diverse and technical industry and can be demanding work. If you enjoy the outdoor life and working with plants, a career in horticulture could see you working for local councils, government authorities, schools, hospitals, nurseries, garden centres, private contractors or in self employment.

  • nursery worker
  • landscaper
  • horticulture worker.

For information about jobs and pathways, please see
http://joboutlook.gov.au/

Further study opportunities:

  • AHC30716 Certificate III in Horticulture, State ID BDF1
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Course Overview

Where Murdoch
Mandurah
Duration One semester full-time.
HowFull Time (On Campus)
Part Time
Traineeship
WhenAvailable Semester 1, 2019
Fees and charges

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

View our 2018 Indicative Fees list.

These fees are indicative only for students enrolling in government funded courses on a full time basis.

The indicative fees for a course may differ between training providers due to the units they have included in the course outline. These differences generally result from adapting courses to meet local industry needs. The actual cost of a course will also vary if different electives are chosen by the student.

Other charges may apply.

VET Student Loans 

Students in an eligible diploma qualifications and above may be assisted through a loan under the Commonwealth Government's VET Student Loan scheme. For more information on entrance requirements and eligible course list please see www.education.gov.au/vet-student-loans 

For information on VET Student Loans at South Metropolitan TAFE please visit the Student Loans page.

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the  TAFE International WA website 

Units

The units in Traineeships and Apprenticeships are customised according to the individual Training Agreement that is negotiated with the employer and may vary (within the Qualification rules) in each case.

Core Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Assist with soil or growing media sampling and testingAHCSOL202BAS70
Participate in work health and safety processesAHCWHS201BAT00
Recognise plantsAHCPCM201BAN27
Treat plant pests, diseases and disordersAHCPMG202BAO90
Treat weedsAHCPMG201BAR65
Elective Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Apply chemicals under supervisionAHCCHM201BAT45
Assist with pressurised irrigation operationsAHCIRG217BAM26
Install aggregate pathsAHCLSC203BAM38
Operate and maintain chainsawsAHCMOM213BAS06
Operate basic machinery and equipmentAHCMOM203BAU05
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practicesAHCWRK209BAM98
Plant trees and shrubsAHCPGD201BAP80
Prune shrubs and small treesAHCPGD203BAO28
Support turf establishmentAHCTRF204BAT60
Work effectively in the industryAHCWRK204BAR90
How to apply

Applications for Semester two 2018 for this course can still be made for any remaining places. You can express your interest to study this course full-time in Semester Two 2018 via tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au/

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

If you are unsure if you have the entry requirements (meet one of the three alternatives under Entrance Requirements, where applicable), please apply anyway with as much information as you can provide, alternatives such as literacy or numeracy tests, or entry based on past experience may be possible.

For more information, contact us:
webform:  (below) 
phone:  1800 001 001 
email:   info@smtafe.wa.edu.au

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalentCertificate I or Certificate II

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Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Applications for Semester two 2018 for this course can still be made for any remaining places. You can express your interest to study this course full-time in Semester Two 2018 via tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au/

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

If you are unsure if you have the entry requirements (meet one of the three alternatives under Entrance Requirements, where applicable), please apply anyway with as much information as you can provide, alternatives such as literacy or numeracy tests, or entry based on past experience may be possible.

For more information, contact us:
webform:  (below) 
phone:  1800 001 001 
email:   info@smtafe.wa.edu.au

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalentCertificate I or Certificate II

Applications for Semester two 2018 for this course can still be made for any remaining places. You can express your interest to study this course full-time in Semester Two 2018 via tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au/

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

If you are unsure if you have the entry requirements (meet one of the three alternatives under Entrance Requirements, where applicable), please apply anyway with as much information as you can provide, alternatives such as literacy or numeracy tests, or entry based on past experience may be possible.

For more information, contact us:
webform:  (below) 
phone:  1800 001 001 
email:   info@smtafe.wa.edu.au

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalentCertificate I or Certificate II

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