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Certificate III
IN Horticulture

AHC30716
(CRICOS CODE 108742J)

Qualification Description

This qualification provides a general vocational outcome in amenity horticulture. Certificate III in Horticulture includes classroom and practical training and assessment to develop skills and knowledge in crop/plant selection, cultivation, management of soil, irrigation, fertilizers, weeds, control of pests and disease, handling of chemical and work health and safety procedures ( WHS). No occupational licensing, legislative or certificate requirements apply to this qualification at the time or publication.
Assessment Methods
Assessment methods may include but are not limited to: observation/demonstration of practical skill, case studies, written reports, presentations, written/oral tests, questions and answers, work samples
Entry Requirements
Age : applicants must be 18 years or older at the time of the course commencement
Academic: Applicants must have completed Australian year 12 or equivalent overseas qualifications
English Proficiency: Overseas applicants are required to demonstration English language proficiency by of the following options
Overall English Language test results: IELTS 5.5, with no band less than 5.0, or equivalent on PTE, CAE or TOEFL iBT.
Certificate of completion from an Australian Senior Secondary School.
Certificate of completion from an Australian Qualification at a Certificate III Level or above, within the last 2 ( Two) year prior to the application.
Have completed at least 5 Years of study in English medium in one or more of the following countries – Australia, UK, USA, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, or the Republic of Ireland. Upper – Intermediate level certificate from an Australian ELICOS provider.
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Qualification

On successful completion of this course you are awarded an AHC30716 Certificate III in Horitculture Certificate. Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency within this qualification will receive a Statement of Attainment. ( By Enrolling in this course, Global Institute of Education does not guarantee a learner will successfully complete and receive the qualification.
Language, Literacy and Numeracy
Confirmation of LLN competence to at least 5.5 Band

Units of competency

CODE

UNIT

AHCWHS301

Contribute to work health and safety process

Core

AHCPCM302

Provide information on plants and their culture

Core

AHCPMG301

Control weeds

Core

AGCONG302

Control plants pests, diseases and disorders

Core

AHCSOL303

Implement soil improvement for garden and turf areas

Core

AHCWRK309

Apply environmentally sustainable work practices

Elective

AHCSOL301

Prepare growing media

Elective

AHCCHM304

Transport and store chemicals

Elective

AHCCHM303

Prepare and apply chemicals

Elective

AHCPGD303

Preform specialist amenity pruning

Elective

AHCIRG306

Troubleshoot irrigation systems

Elective

AHCNSY301

Maintain nursery plants

Elective

AHCBIO305

Apply biosecurity measures

Elective

AHCNSY306

Implement a propagation plan

Elective

AHCPCM301

Implement a plant nutrition program

Elective

AHCNSY305

Prepare specialised plants

Elective

Employment Opportunities
Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors.
Pathway
Certificate III in Landscaping Construction, Certificate III in Arboriculture, Certificate IV in Horticulture, Certificate IV in Sports Turf Management, Certificate IV in Parks and Gardens, Certificate IV in Nursing Operations, Diploma in Horticulture.