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52772WA Certificate IV in Landscape Design

National ID: 52772WA | State ID: YT97

This course gives you a range of the skills and knowledge needed to work as a landscape designer, topics include: The History of Design; Designing Plant Displays; Identifying, Recommending and Providing Information on Plants; Producing Technical Drawings; Sampling Soils & Interpreting the Results; Preparing Reports and Work Health & Safety.

This is a pathway into the Diploma of Landscape Design.  This course is delivered at South Metropolitan TAFE over 1 semester ( 6 months) of full time study OR 2 semesters ( 12 months) of part-time study.

**Please note this course is offered as full time in semester 1 and part time in semester 2.

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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 Landscaping
  • Minimum 12 months in Horticulture or Landscaping  industry with participation planting programs, plant identification skills,  and/ or landscape construction .
Job opportunities


  • This course gives you the skills and knowledge you need to work as a landscape designer, or if you also have trade experience, as a landscaping supervisor in local government or landscaping businesses.



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Further study opportunities:


  • AHC50616 Diploma of Landscape Design, State ID BDB0


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 12 months
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.

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Page last updated November 26, 2020