South Bank Campus
66 Ernest Street Brisbane Queensland 4101
CRICOS course code: 092541J
Level of study: Career Based/Vocational
Study Australia's unique flora with this entry-level dual qualification and become qualified to work in our country's many parks and gardens. The industry is experiencing strong growth with more than 50,000 job openings expected in nurseries and gardens across Australia over the next five years.
This trade-level qualification will give you the horticulture skills required to maintain gardens and nurseries such as plant identification and care, landscape management, propagation, pruning, and fertilisation. You will also gain a broad range of knowledge in improving soil conditions, implementing plant nutrition programs, operating machinery and equipment, and maintaining nursery plants. Our highly-experienced staff are still strongly embedded in the industry and will give you the one-on-one guidance you need to succeed.
Successful completion of this course will qualify you for employment as a horticulturist or to work in a nursery, park or garden.
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
AHC20416 / AHC30716 Certificate II in Horticulture / Certificate III in Horticulture
Parks and Gardens
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Grovely CampusFitzsimmons Street
Academic Requirements: Completion of Year 10 (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.