Certificate II in Horticulture

Queensland Agricultural Training Colleges

This qualification is part of the Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training Package. It provides the skills and knowledge which underpin a range of work functions and job roles that can lead to a horticultural trade qualification.

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education

Structure:

15 units: 5 core; 10 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Participate in work health and safety processes; Recognise plants; Treat weeds; Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders; Assist with soil or growing media sampling and testing. Electives: Apply a range of treatments to trees; Perform pruning operations; Operate and maintain chainsaws; Assist with landscape construction work; Operate tractors; plus more.

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Toowoomba Training Hub No info No 12 months

Queensland Agricultural Training Colleges (QATC) is part of the fabric of Australian agriculture.  We are located throughout Queensland - at Longreach Pastoral College and Emerald Agricultural College as well as training hubs across the State.  

For 50 years, our unique mix of practical training supported by classroom-based learning has helped graduates enjoy rewarding careers in agriculture. Our graduates can be found in the bush or city, in Australia or overseas. 

Innovative programs are developed in consultation with industry, ensuring graduates are equipped to handle the challenges modern agriculture presents today and for years into the future. Our range of courses caters for high school students, school-leavers, career changers, and even those already in the agricultural workforce seeking to upskill or gain formal recognition of existing skills.

We also offer an alternate pathway for Year 11 and 12 students to achieve a QCE, agricultural certificates and CQUniversity study credit. Our partnership with CQUniversity provides a hands-on tertiary education. 

QATC offers a unique framework for undertaking a complete education in agriculture. qatc.edu.au

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