This course provides opportunities for extensive practical skills to be developed or enhanced, supported by talented teaching staff. The Diploma program is predominantly delivered at the SuniTAFE farm. The well-equipped training farm offers the student unique experiences covering a broad range of horticultural practices, supported by farm management and staff.
The Diploma of Horticulture equips the graduate with the skills required to gain a management role in the expansive horticulture industry or to gain a place to continue studies at bachelor degree level.
On successful completion of this qualification there are opportunities to continue your horticultural studies with a bachelor of Horticultural Science or similar, offered by a number of universities. A degree qualification in horticulture could potentially lead to a management position or a senior role in a number of horticultural or educational organisations.
The Diploma program is delivered by talented teaching staff in the classroom and on site at the SuniTAFE training farm and at a number of specialised horticultural enterprises. This course is an approved VET FEE-HELP/VET Student Loan course. The Vet Student Loan maximum tuition fee cap is $5,000. For more information: https://www.sunitafe.edu.au/vet-fee-help-vet-student-loans
A Certificate III in Horticulture or international equivalent.
|AHCBUS508||Prepare and monitor budgets and financial reports||140|
|AHCCHM501||Develop and manage a chemical use strategy||80|
|AHCIRG502||Design irrigation system maintenance and monitoring programs||80|
|AHCMOM501||Manage machinery and equipment||90|
|AHCNSY402||Plan a propagation program||120|
|AHCPCM402||Develop a soil health and plant nutrition program||90|
|AHCPCM501||Diagnose plant health problems||120|
|AHCPCM502||Collect and classify plants||120|
|AHCPHT404||Implement and monitor a horticultural crop harvesting program||100|
|AHCPHT502||Develop a horticultural production plan||180|
|AHCPHT503||Manage a controlled growing environment||120|
|AHCSOL402||Develop a soil use map for a property||100|
|AHCSOL501||Monitor and manage soils for production projects||120|
|AHCWAT502||Manage water systems||120|
|AHCWHS501||Manage work health and safety processes||90|
|BSBFIM501||Manage budgets and financial plans||70|
|RPL Government Subsidised||$2,180|
|2019 July||Mildura Campus||Full Time, Classroom Based, Diploma Semester 2|
|2020 February||Mildura Campus||International, Full Time, Classroom Based, Diploma Semester 1, International|
|2020 February||Mildura Campus||Full Time, Classroom Based, Diploma Semester 1, Cardross Farm, Monday to Thursday 9.00AM to 4.00PM|