This course meets Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET).
Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.
If you've always had a green thumb and love nothing more than a Sunday morning spent gardening in the sunlight, this online Certificate III in Horticulture course is a great study choice for you. Delivered online by SEEK Learning in partnership with OTEN, the course is designed to turn enthusiastic home gardeners into highly knowledgeable professional groundskeepers. Endorsed by the Australian Institute of Horticulture, the course will show you how to provide the highest level of care to a variety of different plant types and species.
You will learn how to observe and record plant characteristics, undertake basic tests for soil analysis, recognise causes of nutrition deficiency, and use the appropriate methods to control plant pests and diseases. You will also be trained to conduct tree inspections, implement grassed area maintenance programs and propose effective plant establishment strategies. Whether you're a baby boomer looking to downsize your career, or a gardening fanatic looking to launch your own business, this online course lets you live out your career dreams.
To be eligible for entry into this course, applicants must have access to suitable landscape sites.
Areas of study
In this horticulture course, the subjects you may study include:
AHCWRK311A - Conduct site inspections
AHCARB302A - Conduct tree inspections
AHCOHS301A - Contribute to WHS processes
AHCPMG302A - Control plant pests, diseases & disorders
AHCPMG301A - Control weeds
AHCWRK305A - Co-ordinate work site activities
AHCSOL201A - Determine basic properties of soil and/or growing media
BSBDES401A - Develop & extend design skills & practice
AHCTRF303A - Implement a grassed area maintenance program
AHCPGD304A - Implement a landscape maintenance program
AHCPGD301A - Implement a plant establishment program
AHCPCM301A - Implement a plant nutrition program
AHCWRK313A - Implement & monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
AHCNAR301A - Maintain natural areas
AHCPCM302A - Provide information on plants & their culture
Payment plans: Eligible students may be able to pay for this course through weekly, fortnightly and monthly repayments. This flexible payment plan does not require a deposit and involves no interest for the first 12 months. After this period, students will be charged 19.95% per annum on the amount that remains to be paid.
Upfront payment: Pay for this course upfront via credit card or bank transfer.
SEEK Learning offers a vast selection of tertiary and vocational courses through some of Australia’s leading education providers. You can study an accredited TAFE, university and IT course, as well as customised training packages, from recognised course providers. With flexible study and finance options and many courses available through correspondence and online studies, you can gain any number of career-boosting qualifications at your convenience with SEEK Learning.
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