The Certificate III in Production Horticulture enables you to develop your skills and knowledge in fresh food production. You will gain the theory and technical skills which will allow you to pursue a career in fruit, vegetable or berry production or in an expanding range of crop alternatives. There is also the potential to utilise these skills in the Cut Flower and Tree Cropping industries.
This qualification could lead to employment in a variety of different roles in a production horticulture setting including skilled farm worker or horticulturalist.
This qualification can lead to further studies at a Certificate IV level in Production Horticulture.
Students must be at least 18 years old when they commence studies. This course may incorporate practical instruction in a training workshop. Work-based training in industry is not included. Please contact us for more information on course fees and duration.
* Duration of a course includes periods for orientation and enrolment, teaching, assessment, structured learning support, study breaks and public holidays.
* Fees are subject to change.
|AHCWHS301||Contribute to work health and safety processes||50|
|AHCCHM303||Prepare and apply chemicals||70|
|AHCCHM304||Transport and store chemicals||50|
|AHCIRG303||Measure irrigation delivery system performance||70|
|AHCIRG306||Troubleshoot irrigation systems||50|
|AHCIRG331||Install pressurised irrigation systems||70|
|AHCIRG332||Operate pressurised irrigation systems||50|
|AHCIRG333||Maintain pressurised irrigation systems||50|
|AHCMOM301||Coordinate machinery and equipment maintenance and repair||80|
|AHCMOM302||Perform machinery maintenance||50|
|AHCMOM304||Operate machinery and equipment||40|
|AHCMOM305||Operate specialised machinery and equipment||60|
|AHCMOM315||Operate chemical application machinery and equipment||90|
|AHCNSY307||Operate fertigation equipment||70|
|AHCPCM301||Implement a plant nutrition program||60|
|AHCPCM302||Provide information on plants and their culture||70|
|AHCPGD301||Implement a plant establishment program||80|
|AHCPHT303||Implement a post-harvest program||70|
|AHCPHT304||Harvest horticultural crops mechanically||50|
|AHCPHT306||Establish horticultural crops||25|
|AHCPHT310||Coordinate horticultural crop harvesting||70|
|AHCPMG302||Control plant pests, diseases and disorders||80|
|AHCSOL401||Sample soils and interpret results||60|
|AHCWRK305||Coordinate work site activities||70|
|AHCWRK306||Comply with industry quality assurance requirements||40|
|FDFWGG3009A||Monitor and maintain nursery plants||40|