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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.
This qualification provides a vocational outcome in production horticulture. The qualification enables individuals to select a vegetable production, as a job focus
TimesWorkplace delivery - guided or supervised; Time scheduled when student has access to trainer ( does not include employer supervision) Some units maybe delivered on campus if they cannot be completed in the workplace
Qualifications and RecognitionUpon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate III in Production Horticulture (Traineeship).
Technicians and Trades Workers, Farm labour
Opportunities for Further Study
Recommended entry requirements
- To enter this course individuals must be employed on a production farm.
- Applicants wishing to undertake the qualification are required to complete a full Language, Literacy & Numeracy assessment, as well as a Pre training Review.
Limitations to entry
- Students should be a minimum of 16 years of age to undertake this course
Specialist Course Information
Pathway to Industry Licence
Material and Equipment supplied by students
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|AHCCHM307 Prepare and apply chemicals to control pest, weeds and diseases|
|AHCIRG337 Measure irrigation delivery system performance|
|AHCWRK302 Monitor weather conditions|
|AHCPHT310 Coordinate horticultural crop harvesting|
|AHCPHT306 Establish horticultural crops|
|AHCPHT303 Implement a post-harvest program|
|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|
|AHCWRK309 Apply environmentally sustainable work practices|
|AHCPMG301 Control Weeds|
|AHCCHM304 Transport and store chemicals|
|AHCWHS301 Contribute to work health and safety processes|
Observation-demonstration and short answer/multiple choice quizzes