AHC30616 Certificate III in Production Horticulture
ABOUT THIS COURSE
AHC30616 Certificate III in Production Horticulture is a nationally recognised qualification covering the skills and knowledge relating to the horticulture industry such as maintaining plants, treating pests and diseases, landscaping and drainage systems.
There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification, however it is recommended you have basic knowledge of horticultural principles.
Training may be conducted either online (via virtual classrooms) or self paced online study. This can be supported by face to face training to undertake the practical components of the course with your trainer. Face to Face classrooms may resume at an appropriate time.
The program should take students approximately 6 – 12 months of study but can be longer or shorter depending on individual student needs and amount of gap assessment required
Who Should Do This Course?
- Anyone wanting a new career in a nursery, orchard, or vegetable growing
- Existing workers in the horticulture sector who wish to develop or enhance their knowledge and skills
There are strict eligibility rules around this funding, please call and talk to one of skills consultants who can help you identify if you meet these requirements.
Fee for Service: The fee for service charge of this course is $4,760 – please contact us for information about payment plan options.
Units of Competency
The following units of competency are included in the AHC30616 Cert III Production Horticulture. In order to be awarded this qualification, you must competently complete all of the requirements for each unit of study.
|Unit Code||Unit Title||Core/Elective|
|AHCWHS301||Contribute to work health and safety processes||Core|
|AHCWRK309||Apply environmentally sustainable work practices||Elective|
|AHCCHM303||Prepare and apply chemicals||Elective|
|AHCCHM304||Transport and store chemicals||Elective|
|AHCWRK303||Respond to emergencies||Elective|
|AHCBIO302||Identify and report unusual disease or plant pest signs||Elective|
|AHCPMG302||Control plant pests, diseases and disorders||Elective|
|AHCPHT303||Implement a post-harvest program||Elective|
|AHCPHT306||Establish horticultural crops||Elective|
|AHCPHT310||Coordinate horticultural crop harvesting||Elective|
|AHCIRG338||Troubleshoot irrigation systems||Elective|
|AHCIRG346||Operate pressurised irrigation systems||Elective|
|AHCIRG331||Install pressurised irrigation systems||Elective|
*Elective units are subject to change.
On completion, you will be eligible for a AHC30616 Certificate III in Production Horticulture.