Certificate III in Production Horticulture
Chisholm Institute, TAFE VIC
|Campus||Mid Year Intake?||Study Mode||Entry Requirements|
|Cranbourne||Yes||Full-time internal, Part-time Block or Day Release, Part-time internal||
No minimum education
This qualification is part of the Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training Package. It provides a vocational outcome in production horticulture. The qualification enables individuals to select a tree cropping, vegetable or berry production or mushroom production context as a job focus or, in the case of mixed enterprises, both.
Subjects you can Study
Core: Contribute to OHS processes. Electives: Carry out a crop regulation program; Implement a post-harvest program; Establish horticultural crops; Identify and report unusual disease or plant pest signs; Fumigate soil using chemicals; Troubleshoot drainage systems; Operate machinery and equipment; Release biological agents; Respond to emergencies; plus more.
About Chisholm Institute, TAFE VICChisholm is one of the largest providers of education and training in Victoria. The Institute was named in 1998, in honour of Caroline Chisholm, the early Australian reformer and humanitarian.
Chisholm's modern campuses in the southeast of Melbourne are at: Dandenong (two locations), Frankston, Berwick, Cranbourne, Mornington Peninsula and Bass Coast as well as facilities in the centre of Melbourne and Pakenham.
Currently, Chisholm offers over 300 accredited, nationally recognised courses from certificates to bachelor degrees and graduate certificates - including its own degrees and pathways to partner university degrees. It also runs approximately 130 short courses for work skills (industry compliance and skills development), as well as lifestyle (self-improvement, recreation and hobby). Courses are developed in consultation with industry, and are designed to meet both current and predicted skill shortages.
Provider CRICOS: 00881F RTO code: 0260; HE
Certificate IIICourse code: AHC30610
- Full-time internal = 0.5 year
- Part-time Block or Day Release
- Part-time internal = 2 years
15 units: 1 core; 14 elective
No minimum education
Life after Study
Farm hands assist farmers and graziers with growing crops and feeding and raising livestock.
Fruit and vegetable pickers harvest fruit, vegetables, nuts and berries at farms, market gardens and orchards, and prepare produce for distribution.