AHC30716- Certificate III in Horticulture

This qualification provides a general vocational outcome in amenity horticulture.





From $5,350


1-12 months

Funding Available

IPS Payment Plans

Industry Jobs

Health & Safety Officers, Health & Safety Managers, Work Safety Supervisors, Business Owners, Site Supervisors.

Earning Potential


Certificate III in Horticulture

At IPS Institute we provide you with the right practical skills for this AHC30716 Certificate III Horticulture course to kick start your career in amenity horticulture.

This course will give you the skills to work in a nursery nurturing plants.

Course Information


Individuals undertaking this qualification as a self-paced learning may take 1 – 12 months.

Individuals undertaking this qualification as a traineeship may take 6 – 48 months.

Delivery Method 

Face to face

Recognition of prior learning (RPL)

RPL available (partial and full)

Entry Requirements

Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) level 3

Packaging Rules

Total number of units = 16

(Units are selected to best suit specializations and accommodate deliverables. If tailored units are required please visit training.gov.au and contact us today). 

5 core units, plus

11 elective units 

Units of Competency

Core units:

AHCWHS301 Contribute to work health and safety processes

AHCPCM302 Provide information on plants and their culture

AHCPMG301 Control weeds

AHCPMG302 Control plant pests, diseases and disorders

AHCSOL303 Implement soil improvements for garden and turf areas

Elective Units:

AHCWRK309 Apply environmentally sustainable work practices

AHCTRF302 Establish turf

AHCBIO302 Identify and report unusual disease or plant pest signs

AHCTRF303 Implement a grassed area maintenance program

AHCPGD301 Implement a plant establishment program

AHCPCM301 Implement a plant nutrition program

AHCARB301 Implement a tree maintenance program

AHCNSY301 Maintain nursery plants

AHCCHM303 Prepare and apply chemicals

AHCSOL301 Prepare growing media

AHCCHM304 Transport and store chemicals


Funding Available

IPS Payment Plans (Monthly Plans, Upfront Costs, Quarterly Fees) 


More Information

No occupational licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.


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