Certificate III in Horticulture

Western Institute, TAFE NSW

This qualification is part of the Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training Package. It provides general skills and knowledge in amenity horticulture.

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education. Prerequisite units may apply to some electives.

Structure:

16 units: 5 core; 11 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Contribute to work health and safety processes; Provide information on plants and their culture; Control weeds; Control plant pests, diseases and disorders; Implement soil improvements for garden and turf areas. Electives: Implement a tree maintenance program; Perform pruning operations; Install cable and bracing; Identify and report unusual disease or plant pest signs; Monitor and review biosecurity measures; Measure irrigation delivery system performance; Construct landscape features using concrete; Receive and dispatch nursery products; Report on health and condition of trees; plus more.

Further information:

It is not a suitable pathway for horticultural trades.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00591E

Related Careers:

Horticultural Assistant,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Dubbo No info No
Mudgee No info No
Orange No info No
Western Institute services more than half the area of NSW, including some of Australia's most isolated and remote communities. It offers a wide variety of courses in industries ranging from health, welfare and hospitality, to agriculture and mining, and small business.

An increasing proportion of Western Institute's courses are offered flexibly and online to meet the diverse needs of the region's communities and industries. These delivery options allow students throughout western NSW to choose from a wide selection of vocational courses and to learn in a range of ways that suit work, time and travel demands.

Provider CRICOS: 00591E

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