Certificate II in Horticulture (AHC20410)

Qualification: Certificate II
Course Code: AHC20410
Study mode: Online
Duration: Approx 447 hours
Start date: Anytime – start today!
Awarded by: Open Colleges (RTO 90796)
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.

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About this course

This online AHC20410 Certificate II in Horticulture course offered by Open Colleges provides you with the basic skills and training required to start working in the horticulture industry. You’ll gain horticultural skills in planting, potting, pruning, soil testing and weed treatment, as well as OH&S and retail skills in customer service and workplace communication.

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Eligibility

To be eligible for this course you must have a Senior or Basic First Aid Certificate.

Additional requirements

This online course includes mandatory work placement. Workplace assessments and training must be undertaken in workplace organisations that are suitable for the course. You will also need to have completed and hold a current full Senior or Basic First Aid certificate, issued by an accredited provider.

Areas of study

While studying this course, you will learn how to:

  • Follow OH&S procedures
  • Observe environmental work practices
  • Work effectively in the industry
  • Participate in workplace communications
  • Plant trees and shrubs
  • Recognise plants
  • Undertake propagation activities
  • Treat weeds
  • Provide basic first aid
  • Pot-on plants
  • Prune shrubs and small trees
  • Determine basic properties of soil/growing media
  • Operate retail equipment
  • Apply point of sale handling procedures
  • Collect, prepare and preserve plant specimens
  • Maintain the workplace
  • Provide information on products and services

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This course is delivered by Open Colleges, RTO Code: 90796

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How will this course advance my career?

If you want to turn your love of gardening into a career in horticulture, the knowledge and workplace training you gain in this nationally recognised certificate course will provide you with the skills you need to find work in the trade.

How else will I benefit from this certificate?

  • Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised qualification: Certificate II in Horticulture AHC20410.
  • Flexible study: studying by correspondence means you study on your terms – at a time and place that suits you.
  • Government financial support available through Austudy.
  • Assistance will be provided in identifying possible work placement opportunities.
  • Insurance cover is offered for mandatory work placement.

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This course is delivered by Open Colleges, RTO Code: 90796

Finance options

You may be eligible to receive Austudy for this course.

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This course is delivered by Open Colleges, RTO Code: 90796

RTO 90796
Open Colleges is one of the largest private education providers in Australia. It offers a wide variety of courses, from leisure courses to vocational and higher education courses, many of which are government-accredited and employer-recognised. Most courses are delivered online or via blended learning, allowing you to work at your own pace and around your own schedule. Studying with Open Colleges is perfect for people with busy lifestyles, and those wishing to work and learn for themselves.
As a student of Open Colleges, you will have access to a range of student and administrative support options. Your course trainers are available via email, messaging and through your online course forums in OpenSpace. You will also have access to help with study skills such as time management, essay writing and referencing.

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