Certificate III in Production Horticulture

Queensland Agricultural Training Colleges

This qualification is part of the Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training Package. It provides a vocational outcome in production horticulture and enables individuals to select a tree cropping, vegetable or berry production, grape growing or mushroom production context as a job focus, or a mixture in the case of mixed enterprises.

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education. Prerequsite units may apply to some electives.

Structure:

15 units: 1 core; 14 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Contribute to WHS processes. Electives: Transport, handle and store chemicals; Prepare and apply chemicals; Coordinate horticultural crop harvesting; Harvest horticultural crops mechanically; Fumigate soil using chemicals; Conduct fumigation in enclosed spaces; Work effectively in an emergency disease or plant pest response; Prepare raw materials and compost the feedstocks; Operate spreading and seeding equipment; Supervise mushroom substrate preparation; plus more.

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Ayr Training Hub No info No Online
Ayr Training Hub No info No
Walkamin Training Hub No info No
Walkamin Training Hub No info No
Toowoomba Training Hub No info No 24 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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