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Horticulture and Conservation

Gain the practical skills and knowledge to undertake a broad range of tasks in gardening, nursery work and landscaping, plus parks and gardens and turf management. Conservation and land management is about the future as much as it is about the present. Develop skills in the fields of natural resource management, land management, minesite rehabilitation, developing and leading teams to implement conservation and land management strategies and more.

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IAC90 Dry Season Veggies Skill Set
Skill sets
Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
dry, season, veg, veggies, hort, horticulture, vegetable, plant, planting

Your health and safety is important to us.

Spaces are limited to adhere to social distancing guidelines. Additional hygiene protocols will be implemented and other controls may apply. Students must follow the directions of the lecturer to ensure the health and safety of all students and teaching staff.


Join our expert horticulture lecturers for a series of outdoor night classes where you will explore how to prepare and nurture your very own veggie garden!

This skill set will focus on the development of a dry season fruit and vegetable garden and include tree pruning and cultivation of local bush foods, including gubinge. You you also learn about site preparation, soil improvement, raising seedlings and irrigation installation.

Literary and practical support will be available.


Join us from 4.30pm - 7.00pm Tuesdays!


* Please note class number will be capped at 10.


AHC20416 BDE6 Horticulture
Half price
Certificate II Face-to-face block delivery
Face-to-face classroom/campus delivery
Face-to-face off campus delivery
On the job/on location
Horticulture, cert 2 hort, certificate 2 horticulture, gardener, nursery worker, landscaper

Plant the seed for a successful career.

The Certificate II in Horticulture is an entry-level qualification, allowing participants to gain an insight into the horticulture industry.

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

This course leads into employment opportunities as a parks assistant, gardener, nursery worker or can be used as a pathway into higher level horticulture qualifications.

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.


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AHC30716 BDF1 Horticulture
Half price
Certificate III Distance learning + workplace
Horticulture, cert 3 horticulture, cert 3 hort, gardener, landscaper, parks assistant

Plant the seed for a successful career.

Set yourself on a path towards a flourishing career in the horticulture industry with a Certificate III in Horticulture.

Participants will learn how to:

  • Propagate and maintain nursery plants
  • Install irrigation and food gardens
  • Treat weeds, pests and diseases safely
  • Use a range of horticultural equipment

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.


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This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills initiative, allowing students to pay just half of the standard course fees for training in 2020-21.  This course is offered at the below campuses, subject to minimum numbers being met. Other locations may be available by arrangement.

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Page last updated May 21, 2020