Statement of Attainment in Horticulture Essentials


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

The nationally accredited Statement of Attainment in Horticulture Essentials prepares you for life in the garden, as you gain the important foundation you need to bloom as a horticulturalist or landscape artist.This is a fully government subsidised JobTrainer course. Eligibility criteria applies.## LEARN NEW SKILLSStep into the world of horticulture through theory and practical course work, and learn to:- Prepare and plant trees, shrubs, and turf- Identify risks including pests, disease and soil suitability- Provide post-planting care- Identify, assess and report hazards- Understand WHS policies and procedures- Work safely in the horticulture industry## DEVELOP YOUR TALENTDevelop the personal attributes you need to be successful in the horticulture industry:- Keen eye for detail- Interest in plants and nature- Good communication- Solution based problem solving## ACHIEVE YOUR GOALSCompleting this course equips you with:- A nationally accredited Statement of Attainment- A strong pathway to further study in horticulture with credit recognition## GROW YOUR CAREERReady to commit to a full qualification in this field?- Plant the seeds of your career with a Certificate II in Horticulture- Nurture your skills with a Certificate III in Horticulture- Cultivate your technique with a Certificate IV in Horticulture- Let your career bloom with a Diploma in HorticultureConsidering another study pathway? Discover the full range of [TAFE NSW courses]( https://www.tafensw.edu.au/courses) on offer.## INDUSTRY DEMANDResidentially, landscape design is an increasing priority as people strive to create their own personal oasis. Commercially, the NSW government has a similar vision with plans to increase state-wide access to beautifully designed gardens and parks. This is driving strong demand for qualified horticulturalists and landscape designers


  • Participate in work health and safety processes
  • Participate in work health and safety processes
  • Support turf establishment
  • Participate in work health and safety processes
  • Support turf establishment

Standard entry requirements

## ENTRY REQUIREMENTSThere are no entry requirements for this statement of attainment course. You can enrol now.## IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?To be prepared for this course, it is recommended that you:- Are able to research and investigate different topics using public digital databases- Are physically able to undertake manual tasks like: lifting heavy materials, working on your feet for long periods, climbing ladders to prune trees, and dig holes in preparation for seed beds and planting treesIf you need help preparing for study, contact us about your options.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Padstow College No
  • Part-time : 1 week
Richmond College No
  • Part-time : 3 weeks
Ryde Campus No
  • Full-time : 2 weeks

Fee comments

Campuses: Padstow College, Richmond College, Ryde Campus.

**FULLY GOVERNMENT SUBSIDISED**This course is fully government-subsidised for eligible students, meaning you will not have to pay any course fees. It is part of a program to help people develop the skills they need to get a job, undertake entry level qualifications or transition to a new job.If you are not eligible for subsidised training, you can still choose to enrol in the course but will need to pay the full (non-subsidised) fee.

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