AHC30616 Certificate III in Production Horticulture
The 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.
Core offers all students the opportunity to obtain recognition of their existing skills and knowledge gained through their relevant job experience. This means you only train in areas that you are not currently familiar with and can reduce the duration of your course significantly.
There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification, however it is recommended you have basic knowledge of horticultural principles.
Over 91% of students who complete this course are employed or go onto further study.
From Myskills.gov.au – December 2017
|Total No. Of Units||15|
|No of Core Units||5|
|No of Elective Units||10|
|Unit Code||Unit Title||Core/Elective|
|AHCWHS301||Contribute to work health and safety processes||Core|
|AHCBIO302||Identify and Report Unusual Disease or Plant Pest Signs||Elective|
|AHCBIO305||Apply Biosecurity Measures||Elective|
|AHCCHM303||Prepare and Apply Chemicals||Elective|
|AHCCHM304||Transport, Handle and Store Chemicals||Elective|
|AHCIRG332||Operate Pressurised Irrigation Systems||Elective|
|AHCMOM304||Operate Machinery and Equipment||Elective|
|AHCPMG302||Control Plants, Pests, Diseases and Disorders||Elective|
|AHCWRK309||Apply Environmentally Sustainable Work Practices||Elective|
|AHCIRG306||Troubleshoot Irrigation Systems||Elective|
|AHCPHT301||Carry out Crop Regulation Program||Elective|
|AHCPCM301||Implement a Plant Nutrition Program||Elective|
|AHCMOM207||Conduct Front End Loader Operations||Elective|
|AHCMOM302||Perform Machinery Maintenance||Elective|
- Alternate electives may be available upon request.
Students wishing to do this course can be provided with subsidised funding as follows.
Department of Education – Certificate 3 Guarantee
Department of Education – Certificate 3 Guarantee. $50
Fee for Service
The fee for service charge of this course is $4,760 – please contact us for information about payment plan options.
Some training is conducted in the classroom where students will develop their theoretical knowledge and also at nurseries where students will undertake practical projects in a variety of settings as well as self directed learning at home.
Students learn in smaller classroom sizes and activities are designed so that students can take what they have learnt and apply to it a workplace straight away.
On completion, you will be eligible to receive the qualification AHC30616 Certificate III in Production Horticulture
Educational pathways from this qualification include:
AHC40316 Certificate IV in Production Horticulture
AHC50310 Diploma of Production Horticulture