• Course Code
  • AHC30616
  • Course Type
  • Accredited Course
  • Study mode
  • On Campus
  • Duration
  • 12 Months
  • Starting Date
  • February 2020
  • Location
  • Bairnsdale
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Course Overview

The Certificate III in Production Horticulture will improve your skills and knowledge in all aspects of the horticulture industry, including maintaining plants, treating and preventing pests and diseases, landscaping, and creating drainage systems. Upon completion of this nationally recognised qualification, you may be able to work in vegetable production as your job focus. Turn your love of nature into a successful career when you study your Certificate III.

Times

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday between 9am and 4pm

Qualifications and Recognition

Upon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate III in Production Horticulture.

Career Opportunities

Technicians and Trades Workers, Farm labour

Opportunities for Further Study

This qualification can lead to a career in supervisory role at fruit and vegetable production farm

Further Information

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

Not Applicable

Pre-requisites

Not Applicable

Online requirement

Not Applicable

Fees

Course Cost

VET Student Loans

Not Applicable for this course

Help with Fees

Specialist Course Information

Specialist Course Information

N/A

Placement

Students will arrange their own placement.

Pathway to Industry Licence

Not Applicable

Material and Equipment supplied by students

Personal PPE- i.e. suitable clothing for practical field work, work boots, sun protection (hat sunscreen)

Student Services

Support is available for students at every stage of the study journey. Please speak to any of our friendly reception or teaching staff.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Many TAFE Gippsland courses offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Click to learn more about RPL and how it can benefit you.

Course Structure

Course Modules

Unit Code

Unit Description

AHCWRK302

Monitor weather conditions

AHCPHT310

Coordinate horticultural crop harvesting

AHCPHT306

Establish horticultural crops

AHCPHT303

Implement a post-harvest program

AHCIRG303

Measure irrigation delivery system performance

AHCNSY301

Maintain nursery plants

AHCPCM301

Implement a plant nutrition program

AHCMOM304

Operate machinery and equipment

AHCWRK305

Coordinate work site activities

AHCPMG302

Control plant pests, diseases and disorders

AHCCHM303

Prepare And Apply Chemicals

AHCWRK309

Apply environmentally sustainable work practices

AHCPMG301

Control Weeds

AHCCHM304

Transport and store chemicals

AHCWHS301

Contribute to work health and safety processes

Assessment

Observation-demonstration and short answer/multiple choice quizzes

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