AHC31016 Certificate III in Parks and Garden


The AHC31016 Certificate III in Parks and Gardens is a nationally recognised qualification covering the skills and knowledge relating to the parks and gardens industry.

This may include infrastructure installation, maintenance or renovation of a public space, landscape maintenance, green space establishment and recreational developments for public or private gardens.

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 95% of students who complete this course are employed or go onto further study.

From Myskills.gov.au – December 2017

Funding Options

Students wishing to do this course can be provided with subsidised funding as follows.

Department of Education – Certificate 3 Guarantee

Course Fees

Department of Education – Certificate 3 GuaranteeĀ  $50

Fee for Service

The fee for service charge of this course is $3,576 – 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 Core Industry Trainingā€™s campus 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 AHC31016 Certificate III in Parks and Gardens.

Educational pathways from this qualification include:

AHC40516 Certificate IV in Parks and Gardens

AHC50716 Diploma of Parks and Gardens Management