Certificate III in Horticulture

Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT)

This certificate may develop skills and knowledge in carrying out WHS procedures; providing information on plants; controlling weeds, pests and diseases; chemical use; installing and operating irrigation systems, plant nutrition; plant establishment; landscape construction and maintenance; sports turf construction and maintenance; specialist pruning, propagation and maintenance of nursery plants; machinery and equipment operation and maintenance.

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education

Structure:

5 core units plus 11 electives.

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Contribute to work health and safety processes; Provide information on plants and their culture; Control weeds; Control plant pests, diseases and disorders; Implement soil improvements for garden and turf areas. Electives: Implement a tree maintenance program; Perform pruning operations; Install cable and bracing; Identify and report unusual disease or plant pest signs; Monitor and review biosecurity measures; Measure irrigation delivery system performance; Construct landscape features using concrete; Receive and dispatch nursery products; Report on health and condition of trees; plus more.

Further information:

Students wishing to access WorkReady funding will be required to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills as part of course counselling before enrolling.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00001K

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CIT Woden No info
CIT Reid No info
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The Canberra Institute of Technology is a large multi-campus provider of a wide range of vocational education and training programs. CIT offers over 230 programs at different levels through five campuses across Canberra.

CIT Award programs are endorsed by industry and accredited by the CIT Advisory Council under delegation from the ACT Accreditation and Registration Council.

Studying at CIT is different from the school or university systems. Unlike universities, which offer a more general and theory-based education, CIT focuses on teaching the skills and knowledge for jobs. CIT aims to provide quality programs and services, relevant curricula and modern facilities.

CIT programs cater for full or part-time students as well as people in either full-time or part-time employment. Some courses can be studied online or at an individual pace via one of the flexible learning centres. CIT classes are small, the average size being 20 students.

Programs are run only if there are enough students and resources. Each program has its own entry requirements. Selection criteria and/or selection processes apply to many high demand programs.

CIT offers traineeship programs which are advertised in local newspapers. Fee Assistance, concessions and HELP loans are available for eligible programs where students meet the requirements.

Provider CRICOS: 00001K

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