Certificate II in Horticulture


This certificate may develop skills and knowledge in WHS procedures; environmental work practice; planting, recognising plants; maintaining irrigation systems; pruning; treating weeds, pests and diseases, basic soil properties; renovating grassed areas; tending nursery plants; laying paving; machinery and equipment operation and machinery maintenance.

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education


5 core units plus 10 electives.

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Participate in work health and safety processes; Recognise plants; Treat weeds; Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders; Assist with soil or growing media sampling and testing. Electives: Apply a range of treatments to trees; Perform pruning operations; Operate and maintain chainsaws; Assist with landscape construction work; Operate tractors; plus more.

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.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00092B

Related Careers:

Horticultural Assistant,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Barossa No info No 0.5 year
Barossa No info No Full time 0.5 year
Barossa No info No Part time 1 year
Urrbrae No info No Full time 0.5 year
Urrbrae No info No 1.5 years
Urrbrae No info No Part time 1 year
Mount Gambier No info No Full time 0.5 year
Mount Gambier No info No 1.5 years
Mount Gambier No info No Part time 1 year
TAFE SA is South Australia's largest vocational education and training (VET) provider and one of the largest in Australia. It is also a registered higher education provider.

More than one million students have studied with TAFE SA since they were established in 1971. Each year, they deliver more than 1,300 courses to over 80,000 students right across South Australia. Courses cover more than 80 areas of industry and activity, with flexible delivery options that suit the needs of students.

International students from more than 70 countries choose to study at TAFE SA for the quality of education and support they receive, as well as the enviable South Australian lifestyle.

Provider CRICOS: 00092B

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