Aventia Institute

AHC30716 Certificate III in Horticulture

Aventia Institute

Course details

CRICOS course code: 108770E

Level of study: Career Based/Vocational


This qualification provides a general vocational outcome in amenity horticulture.

Qualification Requirements

Students must complete a total of 16 units (5 core unit and 11 elective units).


AHCWHS301 Contribute to work health and safety processes

AHCPMG301 Control weeds

AHCPMG302 Control plant pests, diseases and disorders

AHCSOL304 Implement soil improvements for garden and turf areas

AHCPCM306 Provide information on plants and their culture


AHCCHM304 Transport and store chemicals

FWPFGM3217 Fell trees manually (advanced)

AHCARB306 Undertake aerial rescue

AHCWRK305 Coordinate work site activities

AHCARB309 Implement a tree protection program

AHCARB305 Dismantle trees

FWPCOT3301 Trim trees using a pole saw

AHCBIO303 Apply biosecurity measures

AHCCHM307 Prepare and apply chemicals to control pest, weeds and diseases

AHCARB314 Implement a tree maintenance program

AHCNSY308 Maintain nursery plants


Study Pathway

Students who complete this course may wish to continue their education into the AHC40416 Certificate IV in Horticulture or other Certificate IV qualifications in the Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training Package.

Employment Pathways

Potential employment options are:

  • Gardener
  • Plant Nurseryperson
  • Horticultural Technical Officer

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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 12 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