The Certificate III in Horticulture equips you with the skills and knowledge you need to start your career in horticulture. The course is designed to be delivered flexibly with predominantly workplace based projects to suit the needs of individuals and their work schedules in the horticultural industry. The SuniTAFE farm provides exposure to some of the latest technology in horticulture and is a good adjunct to the workplace for practical experience.
This qualification could lead to employment as a gardener, landscape designer, garden designer, horticulturalist, skilled farm worker or any one of a number of varied roles within the industry.
This qualification can lead to further study at a Certificate IV level in Horticulture or other Horticulture industry specific qualification at Certificate IV level.
Students must be at least 18 years old when they commence studies. This course may incorporate practical instruction in a training workshop. Work-based training in industry is not included. Please contact us for more information on course fees and duration.
* Duration of a course includes periods for orientation and enrolment, teaching, assessment, structured learning support, study breaks and public holidays.
* Fees are subject to change.
|AHCPCM302||Provide information on plants and their culture||70|
|AHCPMG302||Control plant pests, diseases and disorders||80|
|AHCSOL303||Implement soil improvements for garden and turf areas||60|
|AHCWHS301||Contribute to work health and safety processes||50|
|AHCCHM201||Apply chemicals under supervision||30|
|AHCCHM303||Prepare and apply chemicals||70|
|AHCCHM304||Transport and store chemicals||50|
|AHCIRG306||Troubleshoot irrigation systems||50|
|AHCIRG331||Install pressurised irrigation systems||70|
|AHCIRG332||Operate pressurised irrigation systems||50|
|AHCIRG333||Maintain pressurised irrigation systems||50|
|AHCMOM216||Operate side by side utility vehicles||50|
|AHCMOM304||Operate machinery and equipment||40|
|AHCMOM315||Operate chemical application machinery and equipment||90|
|AHCNSY301||Maintain nursery plants||40|
|AHCNSY306||Implement a propagation plan||90|
|AHCNSY307||Operate fertigation equipment||70|
|AHCPCM301||Implement a plant nutrition program||60|
|AHCPCM303||Identify plant specimens||80|
|AHCPGD301||Implement a plant establishment program||80|
|AHCPHT312||Implement a crop regulation program||80|
|AHCSOL401||Sample soils and interpret results||60|
|AHCSOL406||Sample soils and interpret results||60|
|AHCWRK305||Coordinate work site activities||70|
|AHCWRK309||Apply environmentally sustainable work practices||50|
|MEM05050B||Perform routine gas metal arc welding||20|
|TLILIC0003||Licence to operate a forklift truck||40|