Certificate III in Production Horticulture
Sunraysia Institute of TAFE
|Campus||Mid Year Intake?||Study Mode||Entry Requirements|
No minimum education
|Swan Hill||No||Part-time Block or Day Release, Part-time internal|
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 Sunraysia Institute of TAFESuniTAFE is a provider of vocational education and training in north-west Victoria and was a finalist in the Victorian Large Training Provider of the Year awards in both 2011 and 2012. The Institute enrols more than 9000 students annually, in over 350 courses, across 33 different industries.
A vast choice of programs is offered, including certificates, diplomas, advanced diplomas, apprenticeships, traineeships, short courses and specialised industry training. Courses are delivered through four regional campuses - Mildura, Swan Hill, Robinvale and Mallee (Ouyen).
Most graduates leave SuniTAFE with nationally recognised and industry endorsed qualifications. Students may also get credits towards associate degrees offered by selected Universities.
SuniTAFE has over 300 expert staff including experienced and qualified tutors and industry experts. SuniTAFE staff assess work, answer questions and provide guidance and encouragement. Student Support Services personnel are also on hand to offer support.
Provider CRICOS: 01985A RTO code: 4693
Certificate IIICourse code: AHC30610
- Full-time internal = 2 years
- Part-time Block or Day Release = 2 years
- 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.