- Course Code
- Course Type
- Accredited Course
- Study mode
- On Campus
- 12 Months
- Starting Date
- February 2020
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.
TimesTuesday, Wednesday and Thursday between 9am and 4pm
Qualifications and RecognitionUpon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate III in Production Horticulture.
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
Specialist Course Information
PlacementStudents will arrange their own placement.
Pathway to Industry Licence
Material and Equipment supplied by students
Personal PPE- i.e. suitable clothing for practical field work, work boots, sun protection (hat sunscreen)
Student ServicesSupport 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 LearningMany TAFE Gippsland courses offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Click to learn more about RPL and how it can benefit you.
Monitor weather conditions
Coordinate horticultural crop harvesting
Establish horticultural crops
Implement a post-harvest program
Measure irrigation delivery system performance
Maintain nursery plants
Implement a plant nutrition program
Operate machinery and equipment
Coordinate work site activities
Control plant pests, diseases and disorders
Prepare And Apply Chemicals
Apply environmentally sustainable work practices
Transport and store chemicals
Contribute to work health and safety processes
Observation-demonstration and short answer/multiple choice quizzes