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AHC40416 Certificate IV in Horticulture

National ID: AHC40416 | State ID: BCW2

Sow the seeds of a supervisory role

This course provides graduates with skills suited to a variety of occupations at a supervisor level or as a small business owner. Employment prospects exist in local and state government, nursery and turf, floriculture, gardening and the landscape industry. You can choose to learn skills from a range of subjects that enable you to cost and supervise projects, develop and implement programs and provide training. You can also choose subjects that will further develop your technical expertise in horticulture.

See our Horticulture Facebook page @murdochstudentgardencentre to see what you will do when you study this course, such as hosting plant sales and providing customer service to retail customers.

Entrance Requirements

Job opportunities

Entrance Requirements
School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
C Grades in Year 11 WACE General English, and OLNA; or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 11 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate II or Certificate III

Applicants are required to provide evidence that they meet one or more of the following criteria:

  • Completed a certificate III In Horticulture or
  • Minimum 12 months in Horticulture industry with participation planting programs, plant identification skills, pest and weed control.
Job opportunities


  • Employment prospects exist in local government, state government, nursery and turf, gardening and the landscape industry



For information about jobs and pathways, please see


Further study opportunities:


  • AHC50416 Diploma of Horticulture, State ID BDD0


Delivery location, important dates and study options

This course may be offered with a blended, flexible delivery model to enable social distancing measures to be undertaken during the COVID-19 pandemic. This approach may include a mix of online and classroom based delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements. Lecturers will provide any specific instructions if your training delivery style needs to change.

Semester 1

Murdoch - Full Time-Classroom


Fees and charges


Duration 1 semester
When Semester 1
Where Murdoch
How Full Time
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This competitive course uses TAFE Admissions. Applications are now open for Semester 1 2021.  

Semester 2

Murdoch - Part Time-Classroom


Fees and charges


Duration 2 semester
When Semester 2
Where Murdoch
How Part Time
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This course is typically available in Semester 2. Applications for this course may open again in May for study in Semester 2, 2021.

Course enquiry

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Page last updated October 21, 2020