Course Type:
Accredited Course; VDSS
Code:
AHC20416
Campus:
Bairnsdale, Morwell
Completion:
Full
Duration:
1 year
Scored
Assessment:

No
VET in VCE:
Yes
VCAL
Recognition:

Yes
Block Credit:
Yes
Structured
Workplace
Learning:


Strongly Recommended
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Course Overview

If you enjoy taking a hands-on approach to learning, a Certificate II in Horticulture can take you where you want to go. This exciting qualification will take you outdoors where you will develop and practice skills in machinery operation, plant growth, soils, diseases and pests. You’ll create and maintain garden beds, and learn vital nursery and orchard skills. Experience all that the horticultural industry has to offer in a fun and practical way.

Proposed Units

AHCPMG202 Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders
AHCSOL202 Assist with soil or growing media sampling and testing
AHCWHS201 Participate in work health and safety processes
AHCPMG201 Treat weeds
AHCPGD201 Plant trees and shrubs
AHCPGD202 Prepare and maintain plant displays
AHCMOM203 Operate basic machinery and equipment
AHCPCM201 Recognise plants
AHCNSY201 Pot up plants
AHCNSY202 Care for nursery plants
AHCNSY203 Undertake propagation activities
AHCMOM204 Undertake operational maintenance of machinery
AHCWRK205 Participate in workplace communications
AHCPGD203 Prune shrubs and small trees
AHCCHM201 Apply chemicals under supervision

Pre-Requisites

Nil

Clothing and Equipment

  • Solid, closed in shoes (preferably work boots)
  • Long pants for practical work
  • Hat and sunscreen
  • Branded uniform shirt, safety glasses, gloves and ear protection will be supplied

Pathways

  • Certificate III in Horticulture
  • Certificate III in Conservation & Land Management
  • Certificate IV in Horticulture

Potential Job Outcomes

  • Horticulturalist
  • Gardener
  • Nursery worker

Entry Requirements

NA