Certificate II in Horticulture
Course code: AHC20416
Registered Training Organisation: Federation University
Students will learn a wide range of creative, hands-on skills like planning plant displays, operating machinery and propagating plants. Horticulture is playing an increasingly vital role in conserving our environment and maintaining flora for future generations. The program is varied and facilitates entry into a range of industry sectors including landscaping, parks and gardens and employment in areas such as local government, contact maintenance businesses, botanic gardens and general horticultural enterprises.
Contribution towards VCAL
One credit towards a VCAL learning program is awarded upon successful completion of 90 nominal hours of accredited VET curriculum.
Contribution towards VCE
On successful completion students may be eligible for recognition of up to 6 VCE units of credit, 4 units at Unit 1 & 2 level and a VCE Unit 3&4 sequence. VEC VET credit will accrue in the following sequence: Unit 1,2,3,4,1,2.
Students who receive a Unit 3 & 4 sequence will be eligible for an increment towards their ATAR.
Two year course on site at Federation University, (Horsham Campus). Study days are Wednesday’s between 9.20am – 3.20pm.
Clothing and Equipment
Students are required to wear correct Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), gear when attending scheduled practical classes. More information about this will be provided on Induction Day.
Structured Workplace Learning
80 hours across the two years is strongly recommended
No Scored Assessment is available
Potential Study Options
Potential Career Paths
To be paid for by DET for students attending public schools. Independent and Catholic schools will discuss fees with their families.
Students need to be at least in Year 10 at the time of enrollment and must complete a Language, Literacy and Numeracy Assessment and Pre-Training Review prior to enrollment. A Unique Student Identifier (USI) number is required.
RTO Code; 4909
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