Certificate II in Production Horticulture

Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT)

This qualification is part of the Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training Package. It 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.

Entry Requirements:

Reading, writing and maths at Year 10 level

Structure:

15 units: 1 core; 14 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Participate in work health and safety processes. Electives: Follow site quarantine procedures; Apply chemicals under supervision; Operate basic machinery and equipment; Plant horticultural crops; Maintain properties and structures; Assist with pump and flow control device operations; Operate vehicles; Operate quad bikes; Undertake propagation activities; plus more.

Further information:

If entering this program as a Trainee under the Australian Apprenticeships arrangements, students must be employed in the industry and must register with an Australian Apprenticeships Centre (AAC) prior to enrolment.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

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Related Careers:

Horticultural Assistant,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
CIT Bruce No info No Part time
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