TAFE NSW

Certificate II in Horticulture - AHC20416

TAFE NSW

Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00591E

This qualification underpins a range of work functions and job roles that can lead to a horticultural trade qualification.No occupational licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Structure

  • 15 units: 5 core
  • 10 elective

Subjects

  • Undertake propagation activities
  • Sell to the retail customer
  • Assist with turf construction
  • Renovate grassed areas
  • Assist with low volume irrigation operations
  • Assist with pressurised irrigation operations
  • Install aggregate paths
  • Fell small trees
  • Balance and secure point-of-sale terminal
  • Pot up plants
  • Operate a mobile chipper/mulcher
  • Prepare a grave site
  • Construct low-profile timber or modular retaining walls
  • Prepare turf surfaces for play
  • Follow point-of-sale procedures
  • Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
  • Operate tractors
  • Apply retail office procedures
  • Recognise plants
  • Fabricate and repair metal or plastic structures
  • Apply a range of treatments to trees
  • Use power tools/hand held operations
  • Install tree protection devices
  • Fall trees manually (intermediate)
  • Lay paving
  • Use hand tools
  • Prune shrubs and small trees
  • Shift materials safely using manual handling methods
  • Provide information on products and services
  • Observe enterprise quality assurance procedures
  • Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders
  • Operate side by side utility vehicles
  • Undertake brushcutting operations
  • Operate and maintain stump grinding machines
  • Operate retail technology
  • Plant trees and shrubs
  • Trim and cut felled trees
  • Prepare and maintain plant displays
  • Care for nursery plants
  • Engage the customer
  • Control stock
  • Operate vehicles
  • Merchandise products
  • Fall trees manually (basic)
  • Participate in workplace communications
  • Conduct visual inspection of park facilities
  • Assist with landscape construction work
  • Perform retail finance duties
  • Collect and record production data
  • Perform pruning operations
  • Organise and maintain the store environment
  • Treat weeds
  • Work effectively in the industry
  • Undertake operational maintenance of machinery
  • Maintain properties and structures
  • Operate and maintain chainsaws
  • Transplant small trees
  • Collect, prepare and preserve plant specimens
  • Assist with soil or growing media sampling and testing
  • Participate in work health and safety processes
  • Apply chemicals under supervision
  • Support turf establishment
  • Use standard climbing techniques to access trees
  • Maintain indoor plants
  • Operate quad bikes
  • Operate basic machinery and equipment
  • Advise on products and services

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Bathurst College No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Coffs Harbour Education Campus CHEC No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Dubbo College, Myall Street Campus No
  • Part-time : 37 weeks
Dunedoo College No
  • Full-time : 38 weeks
Goulburn Campus No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Kempsey Campus No
  • Part-time : 18 weeks
Kingscliff Campus No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Leeton Campus Domestic: $5,180
No
  • Flexible Delivery : 2 months
Moss Vale Campus No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Orange College, March Street Campus No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
OTEN (Open Training Education Network) No
  • Online/Off-campus : 1 year
Padstow College No
  • Full-time : 15 weeks
  • Part-time : 30 weeks
Richmond College Domestic: $5,180
International: $5,180
No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
  • Part-time : 38 weeks
Ryde Campus No
  • Part-time : 32 weeks
Tamworth Campus No
  • Full-time : 38 weeks
Taree Campus No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Trenayr Campus No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Wauchope Campus No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Wollongbar Campus No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks

Fee comments

Campuses: Bathurst College.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself, general stationary required to undertake the qualification, PPE including sun protection, covered in work boots and clothing appropriate to undertake horticultural tasks.

Campuses: Dubbo College, Myall Street Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide general stationary required to undertake the qualification. Learners will need to provide PPE including sun protection, covered in work boots and clothing appropriate to undertake horticultural tasks.

Campuses: Dunedoo College.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide appropriate industry protective clothing (e.g. cotton drill pants/long shorts, long/short sleeved sun smart shirt) and provide their own safety footwear, PPCE (e.g. gardening gloves, hearing and eye protection), stationary including books, pens, pencils, rulers etc.

Campuses: Goulburn Campus.

You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- Sturdy leather footwear such as work boots. Long trousers and long sleeve shirt such as the type to wear for gardening work.- Protective personal equipment for working outdoors including sunscreen, hat, ear protection and eye protection. This set of requirements could cost around $200

Campuses: Moss Vale Campus.

You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- Sturdy leather footwear such as work boots. Long trousers and long sleeve shirt such as the type to wear for gardening work. - Protective personal equipment for working outdoors including sunscreen, hat, ear protection and eye protection. This set of requirements could cost around $200.

Campuses: Orange College, March Street Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself, general stationary required to undertake the qualification and PPE including sun protection, covered in work boots and clothing appropriate to undertake horticultural tasks.

Campuses: OTEN (Open Training Education Network).

For further information on fees and charges, please see https://www.tafensw.edu.au/get-started-at-tafe-nsw/fees-informationPlease ensure you also read and understand the associated fee policies and conditions related to withdrawal from a course, applying for a refund of fees, applying for a deferral to your studies and if you are behind in payment of instalments.

Campuses: Padstow College.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- Personal Protective Clothing- Writing equipment- Notepads and a USB stick

Campuses: Tamworth Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide your own appropriate industry protective clothing (e.g. cotton drill pants/long shorts, long/short sleeved sun smart shirt), safety footwear, PPCE (e.g. gardening gloves, hearing and eye protection) and stationary including books, pens, pencils, rulers etc

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