Certificate II in Horticulture

National ID: AHC20416
State ID: BDE6
Qualification level:

Course is available at the following locations

Private
Coastal and Rural Training Pty Ltd T/A Rural Training Australia

Workplace Traineeship Overview

This training package is delivered 100% at your workplace and tailored to suit your requirement and to service your industry (Agriculture, Rural Operation, Feedlots) with the best practise used in Australia.

In this qualification trainees will learn to recognise plants, undertake planting tasks, use correct pruning techniques and collect plant specimens. On Successful completion of this traineeship you will acquire the skills required to work as an assistant to a horticulturist, work in a plantation or nursery. Depending on the units selected individuals will be able to seek employment not only in rural industries but also other industry sectors, such as local government and landscaping (construction) industry.

What will I learn?

All Training packages are programmed to suit your needs and your requirements. Please contact Kylie and she can help you design the qualification content to suit your industry requirements.

  • Contribute to WHS processes
  • Implement & monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
  • Recognise plants
  • Determine basic properties of soil and/or growing media
  • Conduct site inspections
  • Coordinate work site activities
  • Implement a landscape maintenance program
  • Implement a plant nutrition program
  • Provide information on plants & their culture
  • Control weeds
  • Control plant pests, diseases & disorders
  • Implement a plant establishment program
  • Conduct tree inspections
  • Implement a grassed area maintenance program
  • Maintain natural areas
  • Develop & extend design skills & practice and many more… 

Delivery

Training is delivered fully on-the-job via

  • Face-to-Face
  • At the Workplace
  • Blended
  • Traineeship

Course description

Workplace Traineeship Overview

This training package is delivered 100% at your workplace and tailored to suit your requirement and to service your industry (Agriculture, Rural Operation, Feedlots) with the best practise used in Australia.

In this qualification trainees will learn to recognise plants, undertake planting tasks, use correct pruning techniques and collect plant specimens. On Successful completion of this traineeship you will acquire the skills required to work as an assistant to a horticulturist, work in a plantation or nursery. Depending on the units selected individuals will be able to seek employment not only in rural industries but also other industry sectors, such as local government and landscaping (construction) industry.

What will I learn?

All Training packages are programmed to suit your needs and your requirements. Please contact Kylie and she can help you design the qualification content to suit your industry requirements.

  • Contribute to WHS processes
  • Implement & monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
  • Recognise plants
  • Determine basic properties of soil and/or growing media
  • Conduct site inspections
  • Coordinate work site activities
  • Implement a landscape maintenance program
  • Implement a plant nutrition program
  • Provide information on plants & their culture
  • Control weeds
  • Control plant pests, diseases & disorders
  • Implement a plant establishment program
  • Conduct tree inspections
  • Implement a grassed area maintenance program
  • Maintain natural areas
  • Develop & extend design skills & practice and many more… 

Delivery

Training is delivered fully on-the-job via

  • Face-to-Face
  • At the Workplace
  • Blended
  • Traineeship

Campus locations

Course page link
Public
Central Regional TAFE

Training Package Version:Release 1.1

If you enjoy the outdoor life and working with plants, this course will provide you with the practical skills and knoweldge to work effectively in the horticultural industy. This qualification underpins a range of work functions and job roles that can lead to a horticulture trade qualification.

You will learn about:

  • Landscaping
  • Irrigation
  • Pruning
  • Planting
  • Treating weeds and pests and
  • Operating machinery.

Take the opportunity in 2018 to complete a dual qualification with the Certificate II in Conservation and Land Management at our Geraldton Campus.

Additional Resources

Learners will be required to provide additional resources for this course. Details are provided in the Pre-Enrolment Pack.

Online

This course is available online via Blackboard.

Work Placement

There is a formal work placement for students in this qualification at our Kalgoorlie Campus. This can be undertaken at student's own workplace or Central Regional TAFE can provide this at our Kalgoorlie Campus and Karlkurla Regional Park.

VET Student Loans

This course is NOT eligible for a VET Student Loan.

Course description

Training Package Version:Release 1.1

If you enjoy the outdoor life and working with plants, this course will provide you with the practical skills and knoweldge to work effectively in the horticultural industy. This qualification underpins a range of work functions and job roles that can lead to a horticulture trade qualification.

You will learn about:

  • Landscaping
  • Irrigation
  • Pruning
  • Planting
  • Treating weeds and pests and
  • Operating machinery.

Take the opportunity in 2018 to complete a dual qualification with the Certificate II in Conservation and Land Management at our Geraldton Campus.

Additional Resources

Learners will be required to provide additional resources for this course. Details are provided in the Pre-Enrolment Pack.

Online

This course is available online via Blackboard.

Work Placement

There is a formal work placement for students in this qualification at our Kalgoorlie Campus. This can be undertaken at student's own workplace or Central Regional TAFE can provide this at our Kalgoorlie Campus and Karlkurla Regional Park.

VET Student Loans

This course is NOT eligible for a VET Student Loan.

Campus locations

Course page link
Public
North Metropolitan TAFE

Sow the seeds for your future

This qualification will allow you to work in a gardening, nursery and landscaping setting. You'll gain the basic skills and knowledge required to work in the horticultural industry, as well as workplace health ans safety.

All of our classes are small, have extensive resources and are run by highly experienced lecturers. During your studies you will gain on the job skills in a structured work placement.

This course is available for interested individuals, including people registered as unemployed and/or clients referred by community agencies - no prior experience is required.

Youmay be able to attain a triple qualification,adding the Certificate II in Conservation and Land Management and Certificate II in Landscaping to this Certificate II in Horticulture,talk to staff when you enrol.

North Metro TAFE also offers a program of this qualification forstudents who have an intellectual or learning disability to help you reach your goals. OurDisability programs give you the opportunity to advance your career or training prospects.

Gain these skills
  • Recognise plants
  • Plant and prune shrubs and small trees
  • Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders
  • Assist with landscape construction work
  • Operate basic machinery and equipment
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Enjoy nature and the outdoors
  • Comfortable working in a physical environment
  • Practical and able to undertake manual labour

Course description

Sow the seeds for your future

This qualification will allow you to work in a gardening, nursery and landscaping setting. You'll gain the basic skills and knowledge required to work in the horticultural industry, as well as workplace health ans safety.

All of our classes are small, have extensive resources and are run by highly experienced lecturers. During your studies you will gain on the job skills in a structured work placement.

This course is available for interested individuals, including people registered as unemployed and/or clients referred by community agencies - no prior experience is required.

Youmay be able to attain a triple qualification,adding the Certificate II in Conservation and Land Management and Certificate II in Landscaping to this Certificate II in Horticulture,talk to staff when you enrol.

North Metro TAFE also offers a program of this qualification forstudents who have an intellectual or learning disability to help you reach your goals. OurDisability programs give you the opportunity to advance your career or training prospects.

Gain these skills
  • Recognise plants
  • Plant and prune shrubs and small trees
  • Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders
  • Assist with landscape construction work
  • Operate basic machinery and equipment
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Enjoy nature and the outdoors
  • Comfortable working in a physical environment
  • Practical and able to undertake manual labour

Campus locations

Course page link
Public
North Regional TAFE

This qualification underpins a range of work functions and job roles that can lead to a horticultural trade qualification.

Available at all campuses.

Course description

This qualification underpins a range of work functions and job roles that can lead to a horticultural trade qualification.

Available at all campuses.

Campus locations

Course page link
Public
South Metropolitan TAFE

Are you looking for a career among the trees?

When you complete the Certificate II in Horticulture you will be ready for a career working with plants as a school or council gardener, plant nursery worker, or self-employed gardener.

You will have the skills and knowledge to work effectively in the horticultural industry, operating machinery, landscaping, irrigation, pruning, planting, treating weeds and pests, and workplace safety and health.

This Qualification is also available as a Traineeship. To study as a Trainee, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation. Please see the Apprenticeships/Traineeships section for more information.

Course description

Are you looking for a career among the trees?

When you complete the Certificate II in Horticulture you will be ready for a career working with plants as a school or council gardener, plant nursery worker, or self-employed gardener.

You will have the skills and knowledge to work effectively in the horticultural industry, operating machinery, landscaping, irrigation, pruning, planting, treating weeds and pests, and workplace safety and health.

This Qualification is also available as a Traineeship. To study as a Trainee, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation. Please see the Apprenticeships/Traineeships section for more information.

Campus locations

Course page link
Public
South Regional TAFE

This course is for any interested people that want to learn a more about gardening and general horticultural practices. Such people may want to commence their own business or seek employment as a nursery hand within established horticultural businesses. There are no pre-requisites for this course aside from a strong interest in this industry area.

Not all study modes are offered at all campuses. Please check with your local campus for study modes and elective units offered.

Units

Unit NameUnit TypeNational IDUnit of Study
Pot up PlantsElecAHCNSY201BAM50
Operate And Maintain ChainsawsElecAHCMOM213BAS06
Assist With Garden Soil Health And Plant NutritionElecAHCPER215BAR15
Apply Chemicals Under SupervisionElecAHCCHM201BAT45
Maintain Properties And StructuresElecAHCINF203BAR98
Undertake Operational Maintenance Of MachineryElecAHCMOM204BAR92
Care For Nursery PlantsElecAHCNSY202BAQ20
Regulate CropsElecAHCPHT305BAS03
Establish Horticultural CropsElecAHCPHT306BAQ18
Assist With Low Volume Irrigation OperationsElecAHCIRG215BAM17
Assist With Landscape Construction WorkElecAHCLSC201BAR32
Collect, Prepare And Preserve Plant SpecimensElecAHCPCM202BAS68
Perform Pruning OperationsElecAHCARB303BAR61
Lay PavingElecAHCLSC204BAO08
Operate Quad BikesElecAHCMOM212BAU01
Prepare And Maintain Plant DisplaysElecAHCPGD202BAQ14
Control WeedsElecAHCPMG301BAP97
Undertake Propagation ActivitiesElecAHCNSY203BAL43
Assist With Pressurised Irrigation OperationsElecAHCIRG217BAM26
Participate In Environmentally Sustainable Work PracticesElecAHCWRK209BAM98
Recognise PlantsCoreAHCPCM201BAN27
Prune Shrubs And Small TreesElecAHCPGD203BAO28
Treat Plant Pests, Diseases And DisordersCoreAHCPMG202BAO90
Plant Trees And ShrubsElecAHCPGD201BAP80
Participate In Workplace CommunicationsElecAHCWRK205BAQ86
Treat WeedsCoreAHCPMG201BAR65
Work Effectively In The IndustryElecAHCWRK204BAR90
Assist With Soil Or Growing Media Sampling And TestingCoreAHCSOL202BAS70
Participate In Work Health And Safety ProcessesCoreAHCWHS201BAT00
Support Turf EstablishmentElecAHCTRF204BAT60
Operate Basic Machinery And EquipmentElecAHCMOM203BAU05
Use Hand ToolsElecMEM18001CW5563

Course description

This course is for any interested people that want to learn a more about gardening and general horticultural practices. Such people may want to commence their own business or seek employment as a nursery hand within established horticultural businesses. There are no pre-requisites for this course aside from a strong interest in this industry area.

Not all study modes are offered at all campuses. Please check with your local campus for study modes and elective units offered.

Units

Unit NameUnit TypeNational IDUnit of Study
Pot up PlantsElecAHCNSY201BAM50
Operate And Maintain ChainsawsElecAHCMOM213BAS06
Assist With Garden Soil Health And Plant NutritionElecAHCPER215BAR15
Apply Chemicals Under SupervisionElecAHCCHM201BAT45
Maintain Properties And StructuresElecAHCINF203BAR98
Undertake Operational Maintenance Of MachineryElecAHCMOM204BAR92
Care For Nursery PlantsElecAHCNSY202BAQ20
Regulate CropsElecAHCPHT305BAS03
Establish Horticultural CropsElecAHCPHT306BAQ18
Assist With Low Volume Irrigation OperationsElecAHCIRG215BAM17
Assist With Landscape Construction WorkElecAHCLSC201BAR32
Collect, Prepare And Preserve Plant SpecimensElecAHCPCM202BAS68
Perform Pruning OperationsElecAHCARB303BAR61
Lay PavingElecAHCLSC204BAO08
Operate Quad BikesElecAHCMOM212BAU01
Prepare And Maintain Plant DisplaysElecAHCPGD202BAQ14
Control WeedsElecAHCPMG301BAP97
Undertake Propagation ActivitiesElecAHCNSY203BAL43
Assist With Pressurised Irrigation OperationsElecAHCIRG217BAM26
Participate In Environmentally Sustainable Work PracticesElecAHCWRK209BAM98
Recognise PlantsCoreAHCPCM201BAN27
Prune Shrubs And Small TreesElecAHCPGD203BAO28
Treat Plant Pests, Diseases And DisordersCoreAHCPMG202BAO90
Plant Trees And ShrubsElecAHCPGD201BAP80
Participate In Workplace CommunicationsElecAHCWRK205BAQ86
Treat WeedsCoreAHCPMG201BAR65
Work Effectively In The IndustryElecAHCWRK204BAR90
Assist With Soil Or Growing Media Sampling And TestingCoreAHCSOL202BAS70
Participate In Work Health And Safety ProcessesCoreAHCWHS201BAT00
Support Turf EstablishmentElecAHCTRF204BAT60
Operate Basic Machinery And EquipmentElecAHCMOM203BAU05
Use Hand ToolsElecMEM18001CW5563

Campus locations

Course page link