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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!
TimesThursday & Friday 9.00am – 4.00pm via online delivery
Qualifications and RecognitionUpon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate IV in Horticulture.
- Senior horticulturist
- Horticulture team leader.
Opportunities for Further Study
Mandatory entry requirements
- There are no entry requirements for this qualification.
Recommended entry requirements
- We recommend that entrants have completed a Certificate III in Horticulture or related discipline or have at least 3 year experience working in the sector within the last 5 years.
- To secure a place in the course you must complete:
- A Language, Literacy and Numeracy Assessment
- A pre training review
Specialist Course Information
PlacementStudents may undertake up to 240 hours of vocational placement, this is designed to enhance the students learning throughout the course Placement is arranged by:
Pathway to Industry Licence
Material and Equipment supplied by students
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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.
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|AHCPMG409 Implement a pest management plan|
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|AHCORG403 Manage Organic Soil Improvement|
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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.