Certificate IV in Horticulture - AHC40416


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

This qualification allows individuals to develop post-trade skills and knowledge across a broad coverage of the industry prior to undertaking higher level roles in the industry.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements are known to apply to this qualification at the time of publication.


1 core unit plus 11 electives.


  • Supervise landscape project works
  • Plan and implement a chemical use program
  • Develop a sports turf maintenance program
  • Plan the implementation of revegetation works
  • Manage organic livestock production
  • Supervise maintenance of property, machinery and equipment
  • Ensure compliance with pest legislation
  • Recommend plants and cultural practices
  • Determine hydraulic parameters for an irrigation system
  • Manage small business finances
  • Implement an irrigation-related environmental protection program
  • Supervise irrigation system installation
  • Develop procedures to minimise risks in the use of chemicals
  • Develop a soil health and plant nutrition program
  • Design plant displays
  • Prepare safe operating procedures for calibration of equipment
  • Supervise natural area restoration works
  • Implement the pest monitoring and evaluation plan
  • Plan a growing-on program
  • Implement and monitor quality assurance procedures
  • Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff
  • Coordinate customer service and networking activities
  • Build client relationships and business networks
  • Plan and implement sports turf renovation
  • Develop and extend design skills and practice
  • Produce complex desktop published documents
  • Buy merchandise
  • Conduct major repair and overhaul of machinery and equipment
  • Operate within a budget framework
  • Manage organic soil improvement
  • Implement a pest management plan
  • Provide information on issues and policies
  • Manage simple projects
  • Plan a plant establishment program
  • Schedule irrigations
  • Sample soils and interpret results
  • Source goods/services and evaluate contractors
  • Plan a propagation program
  • Analyse and present research information
  • Manage surface irrigation systems
  • Cost a project
  • Supervise work routines and staff performance
  • Produce technical drawings
  • Maintain work health and safety processes
  • Manage biodynamic production

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Tamworth Campus No
  • Part-time : 2 years

Further information

Students wishing to access WorkReady funding will be required to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills as part of course counselling before enrolling.

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