TAFE Queensland

Certificate II in Horticulture / Certificate III in Horticulture / Diploma of Horticulture

TAFE Queensland

Course details

CRICOS course code: 092591K

Level of study: Career Based/Vocational

Summary

Study Australia's unique flora with this advanced-level qualification and become qualified to work in our country's many parks and gardens. This triple qualification is perfect for people looking for foundation knowledge with the hopes of progressing quickly to a managerial position within the industry. An increased public and private sector focus on biodiversity and sustainability is creating demand for skilled horticultural workers in Australia.

Throughout this course you will be set up with a balanced mix of business acumen and field skills needed to manage and lead teams. Starting off with foundation skills such as plant identification and propagation, you will quickly advance to high-level studies in research analysis, data management, sustainable design, horticultural production plans, hydroponic systems, and irrigation design and implementation. Our team of industry experts will help you align this learning to your current role and career goals.

Successful completion of this course will equip you to confidently seek employment in managerial positions within the horticulture industry.

Units

Certificate II in Horticulture

To achieve this qualification you will need to complete 15 units:
Core Competencies: 5
Elective Competencies: 10

Certificate III in Horticulture

To achieve this qualification you will need to complete 16 units:
Core Competencies: 5
Elective Competencies: 11

Diploma of Horticulture

To achieve this qualification you will need to complete 10 units:
Core Competencies: 0
Elective Competencies: 10

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

COURSE OUTCOME

AHC20416 / AHC30716 / AHC50416 Certificate II in Horticulture / Certificate III in Horticulture / Diploma of Horticulture

JOB PROSPECTS

  • Horticultural Manager

Click here for more details on this course.

Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): 12,400 Per Year Read more24,800 for the entire course
Start date: 12 July 2021
Duration: 2 years
Study mode: Full time
Address

Grovely Campus

Fitzsimmons Street
Brisbane Queensland 4054
Australia

Entry criteria

Academic Requirements: Completion of Year 12 (or equivalent). Non school-leavers must have relevant work experience or qualification that indicates likely success of course completion.

Students should be a minimum of 18 years of age. Student visa applicants under the age of 18 will be accepted where they demonstrate that they will be accompanied by a parent, legal custodian or a suitable relative who is aged 21 or over. This arrangement requires the approval of the Department of Home Affairs.

Academic IELTS 5.5 (no individual band less than 5.0) or ISLPR 2+ on all skills or other; TOEFL: PBT score of 506; iBT score of 46 with 4 in Reading /Learning and 14 in writing /speaking; PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English) overall score of 42 with Reading /Learning /writing /speaking score of 42; Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) score of 162.

Address

TAFE Queensland
South Bank Campus
66 Ernest Street Brisbane Queensland 4101
Australia