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Certificate III in Horticulture

National Course Code: AHC30716

TAFE NSW Course Number: AHC30716-01V01

The nationally recognised Certificate III in Horticulture will jump start your career as a sought-after horticulturalist in an evolving, growing industry. Learn how to create and nurture different types of green environments that are both beautiful and functional and be industry ready for a fulfilling career.

**LEARN NEW SKILLS**

Through theory and practical course work you will learn how to:

- Recognise common and rare plants
- Apply specialist amenity pruning techniques
- Plan and install irrigation systems

You will also plan and implement programs, such as:

- Control pests and disease
- Plant nutrition
- Soil improvement for gardens and turfed areas

**DEVELOP YOUR TALENT**

Develop the natural skills and talent that will help you get ahead in this career, including:

- A collaborative teamwork spirit and the ability to work independently
- Effective communication
- Problem solving, analytical and investigative

**ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS**

Complete this course and gain:

- A nationally recognised industry qualification
- Eligibility to apply for a chemical users licence through the Environmental Protection Agency

**Career opportunities and job roles:**

- Gardener
- Horticulturalist
- Landscaper

**GROW YOUR CAREER**

This course offers a strong study pathway to gain employment in more senior roles:

- Certificate IV in Horticulture
- Diploma of Horticulture

Once you have successfully completed the diploma, take the next step with a degree:

- Bachelor of Environmental Science

**INDUSTRY DEMAND**

Growth in this industry is growing along with opportunities for horticulturists. Identified as a skills shortage area, this course is on the NSW Skills List with many job opportunities for qualified horticulturists. The NSW Government also has a strategy to increase access to quality green, open and public spaces across the state. This strategy will drive demand for horticultural workers even further.

Related Pathways

Horticulture

Study Options & Enrolment

Full Fee: $10,970 | Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $2,620
Course Information Courses available under Smart and Skilled may attract a government fee subsidy. You must meet the individual eligibility criteria to receive subsidised training for a course on the NSW Skills List.
Full Fee: $10,970 | Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $2,620
Course Information Courses available under Smart and Skilled may attract a government fee subsidy. You must meet the individual eligibility criteria to receive subsidised training for a course on the NSW Skills List.

TAFE NSW

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