AHC30716

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.

Potential career outcomes for those who complete AHC30716 Certificate III in Horticulture include:

Green Tick  Horticulturist            Green Tick  Landscape Gardener

Green Tick  Landscape Labourer       Green Tick  • Horticulturist Labourer

Green Tick  Tree and Ground Maintenance       Green Tick  Self-employment

To obtain the AHC30716 Certificate III in Horticulture you must achieve competency in 16 units of competency which is made up to (5) core units as well as (11) elective units.

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

SAMPLE ELECTIVE UNITS

  • AHCARB301* - Implement a tree maintenance program
  • AHCCHM303 - Prepare and apply chemicals
  • AHCCHM304 - Transport, handle and store chemicals
  • AHCIRG306 - Troubleshoot irrigation systems
  • AHCIRG331 - Install pressurised irrigation systems
  • AHCLSC301 - Set out site for construction works
  • AHCLSC302 - Construct landscape features using concrete
  • AHCLSC303 - Construct brick and or block structures and features
  • AHCLSC304 - Erect timber structures and features
  • AHCLSC305 - Construct stone structures and features
  • AHCLSC306 - Implement a paving project
  • AHCLSC307 - Implement a retaining wall project
  • AHCLSC308 - Install metal structures and features
  • AHCLSC309 - Install water features
  • AHCMOM304 - Operate machinery and equipment
  • AHCNSY306 - Implement a propagation plan
  • AHCPCM301 - Implement a plant nutrition program
  • AHCPGD301 - Implement a plant establishment program
  • AHCSOL301 - Prepare growing media
  • AHCTRF301 - Construct turf playing surfaces
  • AHCTRF302 - Establish turf
  • AHCTRF303 - Implement a grassed area maintenance program
  • AHCTRF305 - Renovate sports turf
  • RIIWHS302D - Implement traffic management plan

*AHCCHM303 (Prepare and apply chemicals) and AHCCHM304 (Transport and store chemicals) are pre-requisites for this unit.

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification. However the learner must be employed full time or part time and have access to a workplace to gain sufficient experience to successfully complete the Unit of Competency requirements. Please refer to the relevant IPS Policies and the Student Handbook for full details.

Based on prior learning and work experience in a related field IPS Institute will conduct a RPL giving you the ability to fast track this qualification. Previously completed units of competencies or qualifications in a related field may provide you eligibility to CT the units you have already completed.

This course may be eligible for subsidies:

Student Contribution:
$160 concessional (Average per unit cost $10)
$320 non-concessional (Average per unit cost $20)

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