Aventia Institute

AHC20416 Certificate II in Horticulture

Aventia Institute

Course details

CRICOS course code: 108769J

Level of study: Career Based/Vocational


This qualification underpins a range of work functions and job roles that can lead to a horticultural trade qualification.

Qualification Requirements

Students must complete a total of 15 units (5 core unit and 10 elective units).


AHCWHS201 Participate in work health and safety processes

AHCPCM204 Recognise plants

AHCPMG201 Treat weeds

AHCPMG202 Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders

AHCSOL203 Assist with soil or growing media sampling and testing


AHCNSY205 Pot up plants

AHCNSY206 Care for nursery plants

AHCNSY207 Undertake propagation activities

AHCNSY208 Maintain indoor plants

AHCPGD201 Plant trees and shrubs

AHCWRK204 Work effectively in the industry

AHCPGD202 Prepare and maintain plant displays

AHCPGD203 Prune shrubs and small trees

AHCWRK205 Participate in workplace communications

AHCWRK209 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices


Study Pathway

Students who complete this course may wish to continue their education into the AHC30716 Certificate III in Horticulture or other Certificate III qualifications in the Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training Package.

Employment Pathways

Possible employment outcomes include Horticulture worker and Horticulture assistant.

Click here for more details on this course.

Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): Please contact the provider
Study mode: Full time

Aventia Institute

Level 1, 93 Edward Street
Brisbane Queensland 4000

Entry criteria

Aventia Institute has the following entry requirements:

International students must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age and have completed Year 10 or equivalent.
  • Participate in a course entry interview to determine suitability for the course and student needs.
  • Have an IELTS* score of 5.5 (test results must be no more than 2 years old). English language competence can also be demonstrated through documented evidence of any of the following:

Educated for 5 years in an English speaking country; or

Successful completion of an English Placement Test

*Note that other English language tests such as PTE and TOEFL can be accepted. Students are required to provide their results so that it can be confirmed they are equivalent to IELTS 5.5.


Aventia Institute
Level 1, 93 Edward Street
Brisbane Queensland 4000