Certificate II in Horticulture

Course Description

Acquire real-world skills and knowledge essential to the horticulture industry.

This course will teach you:

  • Recognise, propagate and plant different plants
  • Operate horticultural machinery and equipments
  • Treat weeds, pests and diseases, construct landscape, paving and retaining walls, and establish turf

Career Opportunities

This course is suitable for people looking to work in horticulture and landscaping.

Core Units

Course Requirements

To be awarded this qualification, you must successfully complete fifteen units of competency. There are five core units and ten elective units to complete.

  • AHCPCM201
    Recognise Plants
  • AHCPMG201
    Treat weeds
  • AHCPMG202
    Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders
  • AHCSOL202
    Assist with soil or growing media sampling & testing
  • AHCWHS201
    Participate in Work Health and Safety Processes

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Elective Units

  • AHCNSY201
    Pot up plants
  • AHCNSY202
    Care for nursery plants
  • AHCNSY203
    Undertake propagation activities
  • AHCWRK204
    Work effectively in the industry
  • AHCWRK205
    Participate in workplace communications
  • AHCWRK209
    Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
  • CPCCOHS1001
    Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
  • AHCCHM201
    Apply chemicals under supervision
  • MEM18001C
    Use hand tools
  • MEM18002B
    Use power tools/hand held operations

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Course Delivery

  • This course is delivered through a variety of flexible, school-based options

Program Length

  • This course is run over 12 months, one day per week

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