• Course Code
  • AHC40416
  • Course Type
  • Accredited Course
  • Study mode
  • On Campus
  • Traineeship
  • Full Time
  • Duration
  • 10 months
  • Starting Date
  • July 2019
  • Location
  • Morwell
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Course Overview

Develop post-trade skills and knowledge in the horticultural industry with your Certificate IV in Horticulture. When you study this nationally-recognised qualification, you’ll learn to control small garden projects, improve the quality of soil, manage equipment and machinery, choose and implement pest control strategies, manage water systems, maintain workplace health and safety, and so much more.

Become a well-rounded and knowledgeable horticulturist sooner with this qualification. The best part is you don’t need occupational licensing or certification requirements to apply for your Certificate IV in Horticulture. You just need a genuine interest in the natural world!


Thursday & Friday 9.00am – 3.30pm

Qualifications and Recognition

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

Career Opportunities

  • Senior horticulturist
  • Horticulture team leader.

Opportunities for Further Study

Diploma Studies

Further Information

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

Recommended entry requirements

  • Reading, literacy and numeracy to level 2


Not Applicable

Online requirement

Not Applicable


Course Cost

VET Student Loans

Not Applicable for this course

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Specialist Course Information

Specialist Course Information



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Pathway to Industry Licence

Not Applicable

Material and Equipment supplied by students

Not Applicable

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


Implement and monitor quality assurance procedures


Cost A Project


Supervise Landscape Project Works


Supervise maintenance of property, machinery and equipment


Plan The Implementation Of Revegetation Works


Plan A Propagation Program


Manage Organic Soil Improvement


Recommend Plants And Cultural Practices


Develop A Soil Health And Plant Nutrition Program


Design Plant Displays


Plan A Plant Establishment Program


Implement a pest management plan


Maintain work health and safety processes


Assessment is competency based.  A range of assessment methods will be used, including practical tasks, practical experience, practical demonstrations, problem solving, journals, group projects, assignments, group discussions and written/practical assessments.

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