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AHC20416 Certificate II in Horticulture

National ID: AHC20416 State ID: BDE6
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Plant the seeds for a career working outdoors.

If you enjoy working in nature, cultivating gardens and love seeing your hard work flourish, this course is for you. In this entry-level qualification, you'll gain the practical skills and knowledge to work effectively in the horticultural industry. Horticulturists most commonly work in a gardening, nursery and landscaping setting. 

Please note: This qualification is in transition, and the course code is subject to change

Half price fees apply! 

Some things you'll learn:

  • How to recognise plants
  • Landscaping, pruning and planting plants
  • How to treat weeds and pests 
  • How to operate basic machinery and equipment
  • How to assist with soil or growing media sampling and testing

This course is right for you if...

  • You enjoy nature and the outdoors
  • You enjoy practical and hands-on work
  • You're comfortable being exposed to weather
  • You have good static strength
  • You enjoy work that requires you handling and moving objects

This course is half price for everyone (excl. school students) as part of the Lower Fees, Local Skills initiative. Fees are also capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more here.

^ You’ll pay half price course fees on Lower fees, Local Skills qualifications, however please note other fees may apply such as for resources that are specifically needed for your course.

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate I or Certificate II

Please note: This qualification is in transition, and the course code is subject to change


Upon successful completion you will receive a Certificate XX in Course Title.

Job opportunities include:

  • Beekeeper
  • Floriculture Tradesperson
  • Horticulturalist
  • Landscape Gardener
  • Greenkeeper
  • Nursery worker

For more information about job and career pathways, visit JobOutlook(opens in a new tab)  or Jobs and Skills WA. 

Please note: This list is a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.

We offer a range of further study opportunities, view our course list here. 

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Semester 1, 2023

Batavia Coast Maritime Institute - Classroom

Duration 1 Semester
When Semester 1, 2023
Where Batavia Coast Maritime Institute
How Classroom


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