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AHC30716 Certificate III in Horticulture

National ID: AHC30716 | State ID: BDF1

 Grow your horticulture skills

This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to work effectively in the horticulture industry. If you have industry experience this course will enhance your skills. 

Subjects are selected from specialisations including arboriculture, floriculture, landscaping, nursery, parks and gardens, production skills and turf management. Subjects may include plant identification, irrigation, pest and disease control, machinery use, nursery work, hard landscaping, hydroponics, and turf maintenance. Not all horticultural specialisations will be available at all locations.

On completion of this qualification, you will have gained the following skills and knowledge to work effectively in the horticulture industry:

  • implement propagation plans
  • control weeds, pests, and diseases
  • safely prepare, store, and apply chemicals
  • install irrigation
  • create plant displays
  • plant identification and nutrition, and
  • workplace safety and health.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

This qualification is designed to provide you with a range of practical skills, technical training and communication skills for a career in horticulture, specialising in the areas of nursery, gardening and landscaping.

  • nursery worker
  • gardener
  • interior plantscraper
  • landscaper
  • horticulture worker.

Further Study Option(s)

Certificate IV in Horticulture, Certificate IV in Conservation and Land Management, Diploma of Horticulture

Course overview

View this course on Central Regional Tafe's website

Batavia Coast Maritime Institute

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Batavia Coast Maritime Institute One semester No No selection criteria
View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)

Midland

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Midland One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Murdoch

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Murdoch One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
View this course on South Regional Tafe's website

Albany

  • Six months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Bunbury

  • Six months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Busselton

  • Six months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Denmark

  • Six months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Margaret River

  • Six months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Albany Six months No No selection criteria
Bunbury Six months No No selection criteria
Busselton Six months No No selection criteria
Denmark Six months No No selection criteria
Margaret River Six months No No selection criteria

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Page last updated May 17, 2021