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AHC20416 Certificate II in Horticulture

National ID AHC20416 State ID BDE6
Plant the seed for a successful career

Participants will develop skills and knowledge in caring for nursery plants and food gardens, treating weeds and using horticulture equipment.

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person in a garden growing vegetables

This course is part of the Lower fees, local skills initiative. From 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2025 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession, plus resource fees and other fees that may apply to your course.

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    CampusesBusselton. Margaret River. Albany. Bunbury. Denmark.

    When Semester 1, 2024. All year round.

    Study Mode Full-Time. Part-Time. Traineeship.

    This course is for any interested people that want to learn more about gardening and general horticultural practices. Such people may want to commence their own business or seek employment as a nursery hand within established horticultural businesses.

    South Regional TAFE is transitioning this qualification to the new training package in 2024. Students will be enrolled into the new units developed to meet current and future industry needs. Fees may vary for courses transitioning to the new training package. 

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    All year round, 2024

    Details

    When All year round, 2024
    Where Albany
    How Traineeship - Workplace

    Units

    Core  
    National ID Unit title
    AHCSOL202 Assist with soil or growing media sampling and testing
    AHCWHS201 Participate in work health and safety processes
    AHCPMG202 Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders
    AHCPMG201 Treat weeds
    AHCPCM201 Recognise plants
    Elective  
    National ID Unit title
    AHCCHM201 Apply chemicals under supervision
    AHCPGD203 Prune shrubs and small trees
    AHCWRK209 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
    AHCWRK208 Provide information on products and services
    AHCWRK205 Participate in workplace communications
    AHCPGD201 Plant trees and shrubs
    AHCPGD202 Prepare and maintain plant displays
    AHCINF203 Maintain properties and structures
    AHCNSY208 Maintain indoor plants
    AHCNSY207 Undertake propagation activities
    AHCNSY206 Care for nursery plants
    AHCMOM204 Undertake operational maintenance of machinery
    AHCMOM203 Operate basic machinery and equipment
    AHCLSC204 Lay paving
    AHCIRG221 Assist with pressurised irrigation operations
    CPCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry

    Details

    When All year round, 2024
    Where Busselton
    How Workplace

    Units

    Core  
    National ID Unit title
    AHCSOL202 Assist with soil or growing media sampling and testing
    AHCWHS201 Participate in work health and safety processes
    AHCPMG202 Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders
    AHCPMG201 Treat weeds
    AHCPCM201 Recognise plants
    Elective  
    National ID Unit title
    AHCARB303 Perform pruning operations
    AHCPGD202 Prepare and maintain plant displays
    MEM18001C Use hand tools
    AHCWRK209 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
    AHCWRK205 Participate in workplace communications
    AHCWRK204 Work effectively in the industry
    AHCTRF204 Support turf establishment
    AHCPHT306 Establish horticultural crops
    AHCPGD203 Prune shrubs and small trees
    AHCPER215 Assist with garden soil health and plant nutrition
    AHCPGD201 Plant trees and shrubs
    AHCCHM201 Apply chemicals under supervision
    AHCNSY203 Undertake propagation activities
    AHCNSY202 Care for nursery plants
    AHCNSY201 Pot up plants
    AHCMOM213 Operate and maintain chainsaws
    AHCMOM204 Undertake operational maintenance of machinery
    AHCMOM203 Operate basic machinery and equipment
    AHCLSC204 Lay paving
    AHCLSC201 Assist with landscape construction work
    AHCIRG217 Assist with pressurised irrigation operations
    AHCIRG215 Assist with low volume irrigation operations
    AHCINF203 Maintain properties and structures
    AHCMOM212 Operate quad bikes

    Semester 1, 2024

    Details

    Duration 1 Semester
    When Semester 1, 2024
    Where Albany
    How Classroom

    Course fees

    Indicative General fee $1,100.10
    (Tuition fee* $818.10 + Resource fee $282.00 )
    Indicative Concession fee $524.40
    (Tuition fee* $242.40 + Resource fee $282.00 )
    Indicative Fees and Charges

    The fees quoted are estimates only and are for all units in the course for students enrolling on a full-time basis. If you're a student that has successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in to complete this course. Please view the full list of Fee Disclaimers

    Units

    Not all units and study modes are offered at all campuses. Please check with your local campus.

    Core  
    National ID Unit title
    AHCPCM201 Recognise plants
    AHCPMG201 Treat weeds
    AHCPMG202 Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders
    AHCSOL202 Assist with soil or growing media sampling and testing
    AHCWHS201 Participate in work health and safety processes
    Elective  
    National ID Unit title
    AHCCHM201 Apply chemicals under supervision
    AHCINF203 Maintain properties and structures
    AHCLSC201 Assist with landscape construction work
    AHCMOM203 Operate basic machinery and equipment
    AHCNSY202 Care for nursery plants
    AHCNSY203 Undertake propagation activities
    AHCPCM202 Collect, prepare and preserve plant specimens
    AHCPER212 Use and maintain garden hand tools and equipment
    AHCPGD202 Prepare and maintain plant displays
    AHCPGD203 Prune shrubs and small trees

    Details

    Duration 1 Semester
    When Semester 1, 2024
    Where Bunbury
    How Classroom

    Course fees

    Indicative General fee $1,100.10
    (Tuition fee* $818.10 + Resource fee $282.00 )
    Indicative Concession fee $524.40
    (Tuition fee* $242.40 + Resource fee $282.00 )
    Indicative Fees and Charges

    The fees quoted are estimates only and are for all units in the course for students enrolling on a full-time basis. If you're a student that has successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in to complete this course. Please view the full list of Fee Disclaimers

    Units

    Not all units and study modes are offered at all campuses. Please check with your local campus.

    Core  
    National ID Unit title
    AHCPCM201 Recognise plants
    AHCPMG201 Treat weeds
    AHCPMG202 Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders
    AHCSOL202 Assist with soil or growing media sampling and testing
    AHCWHS201 Participate in work health and safety processes
    Elective  
    National ID Unit title
    AHCCHM201 Apply chemicals under supervision
    AHCMOM203 Operate basic machinery and equipment
    AHCMOM213 Operate and maintain chainsaws
    AHCNSY202 Care for nursery plants
    AHCNSY203 Undertake propagation activities
    AHCNSY204 Maintain indoor plants
    AHCPGD201 Plant trees and shrubs
    AHCPGD203 Prune shrubs and small trees
    AHCWRK209 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
    BSBTEC201 Use business software applications

    Details

    Duration 2 Semesters
    When Semester 1, 2024
    Where Busselton
    How Classroom

    Course fees

    Indicative General fee $1,100.10
    (Tuition fee* $818.10 + Resource fee $282.00 )
    Indicative Concession fee $524.40
    (Tuition fee* $242.40 + Resource fee $282.00 )
    Indicative Fees and Charges

    The fees quoted are estimates only and are for all units in the course for students enrolling on a full-time basis. If you're a student that has successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in to complete this course. Please view the full list of Fee Disclaimers

    Units

    Not all units and study modes are offered at all campuses. Please check with your local campus.

    Core  
    National ID Unit title
    AHCPMG201 Treat weeds
    AHCPCM201 Recognise plants
    AHCPMG202 Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders
    AHCSOL202 Assist with soil or growing media sampling and testing
    AHCWHS201 Participate in work health and safety processes
    Elective  
    National ID Unit title
    AHCIRG215 Assist with low volume irrigation operations
    AHCLSC201 Assist with landscape construction work
    AHCMOM203 Operate basic machinery and equipment
    AHCNSY202 Care for nursery plants
    AHCNSY203 Undertake propagation activities
    AHCNSY204 Maintain indoor plants
    AHCPGD201 Plant trees and shrubs
    AHCPGD202 Prepare and maintain plant displays
    AHCPGD203 Prune shrubs and small trees
    AHCWRK209 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

    Details

    Duration 1 Semester
    When Semester 1, 2024
    Where Denmark
    How Classroom

    Course fees

    Indicative General fee $1,100.10
    (Tuition fee* $818.10 + Resource fee $282.00 )
    Indicative Concession fee $524.40
    (Tuition fee* $242.40 + Resource fee $282.00 )
    Indicative Fees and Charges

    The fees quoted are estimates only and are for all units in the course for students enrolling on a full-time basis. If you're a student that has successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in to complete this course. Please view the full list of Fee Disclaimers

    Units

    Not all units and study modes are offered at all campuses. Please check with your local campus.

    Core  
    National ID Unit title
    AHCPMG201 Treat weeds
    AHCPCM201 Recognise plants
    AHCPMG202 Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders
    AHCSOL202 Assist with soil or growing media sampling and testing
    AHCWHS201 Participate in work health and safety processes
    Elective  
    National ID Unit title
    AHCIRG217 Assist with pressurised irrigation operations
    AHCMOM203 Operate basic machinery and equipment
    AHCNSY202 Care for nursery plants
    AHCNSY203 Undertake propagation activities
    AHCORG101 Support organic production
    AHCPGD203 Prune shrubs and small trees
    AHCPHT217 Undertake field budding and grafting
    AHCWRK207 Collect and record production data
    AHCWRK209 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
    MEM18001C Use hand tools

    Details

    Duration 2 Semesters
    When Semester 1, 2024
    Where Margaret River
    How Classroom

    Course fees

    Indicative General fee $1,100.10
    (Tuition fee* $818.10 + Resource fee $282.00 )
    Indicative Concession fee $524.40
    (Tuition fee* $242.40 + Resource fee $282.00 )
    Indicative Fees and Charges

    The fees quoted are estimates only and are for all units in the course for students enrolling on a full-time basis. If you're a student that has successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in to complete this course. Please view the full list of Fee Disclaimers

    Units

    Not all units and study modes are offered at all campuses. Please check with your local campus.

    Core  
    National ID Unit title
    AHCPCM201 Recognise plants
    AHCPMG201 Treat weeds
    AHCPMG202 Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders
    AHCSOL202 Assist with soil or growing media sampling and testing
    AHCWHS201 Participate in work health and safety processes
    Elective  
    National ID Unit title
    AHCCHM201 Apply chemicals under supervision
    AHCIRG217 Assist with pressurised irrigation operations
    AHCMOM203 Operate basic machinery and equipment
    AHCNSY201 Pot up plants
    AHCNSY202 Care for nursery plants
    AHCNSY203 Undertake propagation activities
    AHCNSY204 Maintain indoor plants
    AHCPER215 Assist with garden soil health and plant nutrition
    AHCPGD201 Plant trees and shrubs
    AHCPGD203 Prune shrubs and small trees

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