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Diploma of Horticulture

National ID: AHC50416 | State ID: BDD0

Take your horticulture career to new heights

This course will develop the skills you need to design, plan, implement, manage and evaluate horticultural operations and processes to effectively manage and maintain public and private parks, reserves, gardens, natural bushland and community recreation areas. This will include developing your skills in how to establish and manage a horticultural business or project, which includes preparing estimates, quotes and tenders; selecting plants and landscape solutions; managing plant health programs; developing production plans; and managing staff and services.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Further study opportunities:

Equipped with your Diploma you could work in roles such as:

  • Horticultural Team Leader | Horticultural Manager | Horticultural Consultant
  • Nursery Manager
  • Garden Centre Operator
  • Parks and Gardens Manager
  • Irrigation Master Technician

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) One semester 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

Certificate IV in Horticulture

National ID: AHC40416 | State ID: BCW2

Develop your supervisory skills for the horticulture industry

This course provides graduates with skills suited to a variety of occupations at a supervisor level or as a small business owner. Employment prospects exist in local and state government, nursery and turf, floriculture, gardening and the landscape industry. You can choose to learn skills from a range of subjects that enable you to cost and supervise projects, develop and implement programs and provide training. You can also choose subjects that will further develop your technical expertise in horticulture.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Further study opportunities:

Job opportunities may include Turf Grower, Gardener, Landscape Gardener, Plant Propagator and Nursery Person.

Further Study Option(s)

Diploma of Horticulture

Course overview

View this course on Central Regional Tafe's website

Batavia Coast Maritime Institute

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

Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) One semester No No selection criteria
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

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Albany One semester 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

Certificate IV in Landscape Design

National ID: 52772WA | State ID: YT97

The Certificate IV in Landscape Design course gives you a range of the skills and knowledge needed to work as a landscape designer, topics include:

  • The History of Design
  • Designing Plant Displays
  • Identifying, Recommending and Providing Information on Plants 
  • Producing Technical Drawings
  • Sampling Soils & Interpreting the Results
  • Preparing Reports and Work Health & Safety

It is a requirement that students provide their own Wifi-enabled Laptop (capable of word processing etc.). Enrolled students will be have access to Office 365.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Further study opportunities:

Course overview

View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Murdoch

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Murdoch One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history

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

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:

Further study opportunities:

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)

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Midland

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) One semester No No selection criteria
Midland One semester No No selection criteria
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

Bunbury

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Bunbury Six months Yes Academic achievement and work history

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

Certificate III in Landscape Construction

National ID: AHC30916 | State ID: BDB7

Your career outdoors is calling

This qualification provides the practical skills and knowledge to constructrenovate and maintain garden landscapes.

Training is provided in the areas of hard landscaping, irrigation, plant knowledge, soil nutrition, turf maintenance, landscape machinery use and horticultural safety, building on the skills gained in the Certificate II in Landscaping.

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

  • select materials and plants for landscape projects
  • set-out and landscape a range of sites
  • construct stone, brick, block and timber structures and features
  • learn about irrigation installation and troubleshooting 
  • safety in the workplace.

Please note: Landscaping involves physical labour and students will be required to demonstrate a reasonable level of fitness and mobility.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Further study opportunities:

Job opportunities may include Gardener.

Further Study Option(s)

Certificate IV in Landscape Design, Diploma of Landscape Design

Course overview

View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Murdoch

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Murdoch One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history

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

Certificate II in Production Horticulture

National ID: AHC20316 | State ID: BCW5

The qualification enables individuals to select a tree cropping, vegetable or berry production, grape growing or mushroom production context as a job focus, or a mixture in the case of mixed enterprises.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Further study opportunities:

This qualification prepares you for roles such as Fruit or vegetable production worker.

Course overview

View this course on South Regional Tafe's website

Manjimup

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Manjimup One semester 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

Certificate II in Landscaping

National ID: AHC21616 | State ID: BDE7

Watch your career grow with a landscaping qualification

This entry-level qualification provides you with the practical skills and knowledge to assist in the construction of garden landscapes or renovation of existing gardens.

On completion of this course you will gain landscaping skills and knowledge in the following:

  • hard landscaping 
  • soils and plant knowledge
  • planting and pruning trees and scrubs
  • irrigation
  • turf establishment
  • applying chemicals and treating weeds
  • plant pests and diseases
  • horticultural safety and machinery operations.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Further study opportunities:

Job opportunities may include: Landscape Worker | Garden and Nursery Labourer

 

Further Study Option(s)

Certificate III in Landscape Construction, Certificate IV in Landscape Design and Diploma of Landscape Design

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) One semester No No selection criteria
View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Murdoch

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Murdoch One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history

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

Certificate II in Horticulture

National ID: AHC20416 | State ID: BDE6

Are you looking for a career among the trees?

If you are passionate about the environment and sustainable practices, launch your horticulture career by completing this entry-level qualification. Horticulture is one of the fastest growing industries in Australia with the sector playing an important role in delivering economic, social and environmental value. 

On completion of this course you will gain horticulture skills and knowledge in the following:

  • plant identification and care
  • improving soil conditions
  • operating machinery and equipment
  • propagating
  • pruning and fertilising
  • maintaining gardens and nurseries, and
  • workplace safety and health.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Further study opportunities:

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

Job titles may include:

Landscape Worker | Horticulture Assistant | Horticultural Nursery Assistant | Nursery Hand (Horticulture)

Further Study Option(s)

Certificate III in Horticulture, Certificate IV in Horticulture, 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

Mandurah

Murdoch

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Mandurah One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
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

Denmark

  • 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
Denmark 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

Wine Industry Operations

This course will give you practical skills in wine grape growing, bottling and packaging, cellar door sales, cellar operations and warehousing. The course is offered in the purpose built facilities in the internationally acclaimed Margaret River wine region.

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Veterinary Nursing

Veterinary nurses work as a part of a veterinary team providing expert nursing care for sick or injured animals. Veterinary nurses also play a large role in educating pet owners in how to care for their pets. Training pathways involve a significant practical element to ensure students graduate ready to enter and actively contribute to the workplace.

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