Diploma of Horticulture

National ID: AHC50416
State ID: BDD0
Qualification level:

Course is available at the following locations

Public
North Metropolitan TAFE

Take your horticulture career to new heights

This course will develop the skills you need to design, plan, implement, manage and evaluate horticultural operations and processes to effectively manage and maintain public and private parks, reserves, gardens, natural bushland and community recreation areas. This will include developing your skills in how to establish and manage a horticultural business or project, which includes preparing estimates, quotes and tenders; selecting plants and landscape solutions; managing plant health programs; developing production plans; and managing staff and services.

Completingan additional two units with theDiploma of Horticulturewill see you gain a dual qualification, incorporatingthe Diploma of Conservation and Land Management, talk to staff when you enrol.

There are no formal entry requirements for this course. It is however recommended that applicants have at leastthree to fiveyears experience within the industry,or have completed Certificate IV in Horticulture orConservation and Land Management.

Gain these skills
  • Plant nutrition and health
  • Propagation and recognition of plants
  • Landscape design, products and services
  • Business management and administration
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • An appreciation of nature and able to work outdoors
  • Comfortable working in a physical environment
  • Practical skills and the ability to undertake manual labour
  • Problem solving and organisational skills

Course description

Take your horticulture career to new heights

This course will develop the skills you need to design, plan, implement, manage and evaluate horticultural operations and processes to effectively manage and maintain public and private parks, reserves, gardens, natural bushland and community recreation areas. This will include developing your skills in how to establish and manage a horticultural business or project, which includes preparing estimates, quotes and tenders; selecting plants and landscape solutions; managing plant health programs; developing production plans; and managing staff and services.

Completingan additional two units with theDiploma of Horticulturewill see you gain a dual qualification, incorporatingthe Diploma of Conservation and Land Management, talk to staff when you enrol.

There are no formal entry requirements for this course. It is however recommended that applicants have at leastthree to fiveyears experience within the industry,or have completed Certificate IV in Horticulture orConservation and Land Management.

Gain these skills
  • Plant nutrition and health
  • Propagation and recognition of plants
  • Landscape design, products and services
  • Business management and administration
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • An appreciation of nature and able to work outdoors
  • Comfortable working in a physical environment
  • Practical skills and the ability to undertake manual labour
  • Problem solving and organisational skills

Campus locations

Course page link
Public
South Metropolitan TAFE

This course provides graduates with skills suited to a variety of occupations at a management level.

Employment prospects exist in local government, state government, nursery and turf, floriculture, gardening and the landscape industry.

The course is only delivered via part-time study and only has intakes each July.

Course description

This course provides graduates with skills suited to a variety of occupations at a management level.

Employment prospects exist in local government, state government, nursery and turf, floriculture, gardening and the landscape industry.

The course is only delivered via part-time study and only has intakes each July.

Campus locations

Course page link