Certificate II in Production Nursery

Australian College of Agriculture & Horticulture

This qualification is part of the Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training Package. It provides an occupational outcome in the production nursery industry. The nursery industry expects this qualification to be achieved to meet job outcomes at this level.

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education


16 units: 9 core; 7 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Participate in work health and safety processes; Apply chemicals under supervision; Care for nursery plants; Recognise plants; Assist with pressurised irrigation operations; Treat weeds; Pot up plants; Undertake propagation activities; Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders. Electives: Follow site quarantine procedures; Maintain drainage systems; Maintain properties and structures; Maintain indoor plants; Operate basic machinery and equipment; Prune shrubs and small trees; plus more.

Study Pathways:

Certificate III in Production Nursery or Certificate III in Retail Nursery

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 02494A (VIC)

Related Careers:

Horticultural Assistant,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Cairns No info No Online 1 year
Cairns No info No Full time 1 year
Cairns No info No 2 years
Werribee No info Yes Online 0.5 year
Werribee No info Yes 0.5 year
Werribee No info Yes Full time 0.5 year
Werribee No info Yes 0.5 year
Werribee No info Yes Part time 0.5 year
Established in 2003, Australian College of Agriculture & Horticulture is a Registered Training Organisation with facilities in Melbourne, Werribee Parks and Cairns. The provider offers a variety of agriculture, agribusiness, landscape, parks and gardens and production horticulture courses from certificate, diploma, advanced diploma to a graduate certificate level. The provider also provides consulting services to the Agriculture and Horticulture industry, through the ongoing consultancy arm of the business. The average class size is 24 students.

Provider CRICOS: 02494A (VIC)

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