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AHC20416 Certificate II in Horticulture

National ID: AHC20416 State ID: BDE6
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Plant the seeds for an 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 settings. 

Enhance your employment options by doing a dual qualification

At our Geraldton campus this qualification may be offered as a dual qualification with the:

AHC21016 | Certificate II in Conservation and Land Management(opens in a new tab)

This qualification will give you the skills and knowledge to work effectively in the land conservation industry, operating machinery, recognising flora and fauna, planting shrubs and trees, organising propagation, restoring and maintaining wildlife habitat refuges, treating weeds, safely handling chemicals, collecting seeds, and implementing workplace safety and health measures.

Half price fees apply! 


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 about half price the fee cap eligibility 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.

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
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

Students studying at our Kalgoorlie campus will need to complete a formal work placement.

This can be undertaken at student's own workplace or Central Regional TAFE can provide this at our Kalgoorlie Campus and Karlkurla Regional Park.

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. 

Study options and how to apply

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Semester 2, 2021

Duration 1 Semester
When Semester 2, 2021
Where Batavia Coast Maritime Institute
How Classroom Combined AHC21016



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