Certificate III in Retail Nursery - AHC31216


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

This qualification provides a general vocational outcome for a retail nursery or garden centre sales assistant. The nursery industry expects this qualification to be achieved to meet job outcomes at this level.No occupational licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.


  • 15 units: 9 core
  • 6 elective


  • Sell products and services
  • Coordinate retail office
  • Control plant pests, diseases and disorders
  • Build relationships with customers
  • Produce visual merchandise displays
  • Maintain store security
  • Prepare and apply chemicals
  • Transport and store chemicals
  • Implement a plant nutrition program
  • Coordinate visual merchandising activities
  • Respond to emergencies
  • Coordinate work site activities
  • Process customer complaints
  • Buy merchandise
  • Identify sales prospects
  • Install and maintain plant displays
  • Contribute to work health and safety processes
  • Control weeds
  • Provide information on plants and their culture
  • Engage the customer
  • Control stock
  • Merchandise products
  • Recommend products and services
  • Receive and dispatch nursery products
  • Deliver and promote sales of plants
  • Deliver and monitor a service to customers
  • Apply environmentally sustainable work practices
  • Maintain nursery plants
  • Monitor in-store visual merchandising display
  • Identify plant specimens
  • Provide advice on hardware products
  • Advise on products and services

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Ourimbah Campus No
  • Part-time : 2 years
Richmond College No
  • Part-time : 2 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Ourimbah Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- Folder - Writing paper, pens and general stationary - Basic calculator - USB memory stick - Secateurs - Pruning snips- Work boots- Broad-brim hat (minimum brim width 80mm)- Eye and hearing protection - Disposable respirator/dust masks

Campuses: Richmond College.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- There will be an additional charge to your enrolment fee of $126.00 per student which covers published notes, secateur holster, x10 hand lense, diamond stone, budding knife, cut resistant gloves and chemical card which will enable you to complete your course.

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