Certificate III in Production Horticulture
South West Institute of TAFE
|Campus||Mid Year Intake?||Study Mode||Entry Requirements|
|Hamilton||No||Part-time Block or Day Release||
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 South West Institute of TAFESouth West TAFE have worked hard to be a leader in the region. Aside from delivering more courses, training more students and providing better facilities than any other vocational trainer in south-west Victoria, they are at the forefront of industry thinking.
Practical learning experiences are their trademark. Students enjoy access to simulated working environments, practical placements, state-of-the art technology and vital support services.
Since their establishment in 1984 they have matured into a multi-campus organisation with delivery sites in Warrnambool, Portland and Hamilton. This thriving region covers 23,000 square kilometres and supports a population of 125,000 people. Workplace delivery extends outside of the regional borders, across the state of Victoria and beyond.
South West TAFE pride themselves on mixing 'the old with the new' by offering a blend of study modes including on-campus, off-campus, online and workplace. Being flexible has allowed them to grow. They now provide skills training for thousands of students every year. RTO code: 3120
Certificate IIICourse code: AHC30610
- Part-time Block or Day Release
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.