Certificate III in Production Nursery

Gordon Institute of TAFE

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

Entry Requirements:

Year 10 or equivalent. Must have industry employment and registration with an Australian Apprenticeships Centre if enrolling as a Trainee/Apprentice under the Australian Apprenticeships Scheme.


16 units: 11 core; 5 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Contribute to WHS processes; Provide information on plants and their culture; Control weeds; Implement a propagation plan; Prepare and apply chemicals; Maintain nursery plants; Transport and store chemicals; Troubleshoot irrigation systems; plus more. Electives: Work effectively in an emergency disease or plant pest response; Implement a maintenance program for hydroponic systems; Operate pressurised irrigation systems; Receive and dispatch nursery products; plus more.

Related Careers:

Horticultural Tradesperson,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
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Operating across four campuses, The Gordon Institute of TAFE offers programs in four teaching enterprises: Constructing Futures; Smart Technologies; Living Well and Creative Business.

With more than 18,500 enrolments and 540 staff, The Gordon Institute offers over 220 practical courses at Advanced Diploma, Diploma, Advanced Certificate, Certificate and Apprenticeship level. Flexible modes of study - full or part time, evening or weekend, on campus or off campus - make access to further education easier for all students.

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