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 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
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.
Duration : 52 Weeks
Course Fees : $12,000
CRICOS Code : 108742J
Mode of Delivery : Face to Face
Campus : Salisbury
Course fees includes - (Including course, administration, material and other fees)
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
Contribute to work health and safety process
Provide information on plants and their culture
Control plants pests, diseases and disorders
Implement soil improvement for garden and turf areas
Apply environmentally sustainable work practices
Prepare growing media
Transport and store chemicals
Prepare and apply chemicals
Preform specialist amenity pruning
Troubleshoot irrigation systems
Maintain nursery plants
Apply biosecurity measures
Implement a propagation plan
Implement a plant nutrition program
Prepare specialised plants
Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors.
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