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  • Learning MethodOnline
  • IntakesStart anytime
  • LocationsAustralia Wide
  • DurationSelf-paced
    Max 18 months
Nationally Recognised Training

Course Overview

Accreditation: Nationally Recognised Qualification

Career Outcomes:

  • Landscape Gardener
  • Horticulturalist Assistant

If you are a home gardener or sole trader working in the industry, AHC20416 Certificate II in Horticulture will teach you essential skills and knowledge in horticulture.

In this course, you will learn to: recognise plants, fundamentals of potting, soil testing, and much more. Please find a full list of subjects further below.

You will also get an opportunity to choose one of the three stream areas to enhance your learning. These streams include: nursery, parks and gardens, and landscaping. Please request a course guide in order to find out more.

There is a requirement to have access to a workplace to complete certain workplace projects for this course. Please enquire now for a Course Guide for more details on the workplace requirements.

Upon completion of this course, you will be issued with a AHC20416 Certificate II in Horticulture by Open Colleges (RTO: 90796).

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Job Outcomes

  • Crop workers
  • Gardener
  • Horticulturalist Assistant
  • Landscape Gardener
  • Landscaping Assistant
  • Nursery Assistant

Prerequisite & Entry Criteria


There are no formal education entry requirements for this course.

Minimum age

You will need to be at least 16 years old. If you are under 18 your enrolment form will need to be signed by a parent or guardian.

Workplace projects

You will need to have access to a workplace, or workplaces, in which you can complete your projects and presentations (video demonstrations). Your workplace must be approved by Open Colleges as a suitable and safe environment. The workplace supervisor verifies the activity and you as the student, but does not assess your competence. The projects and presentations are evaluated by an Open Colleges assessor, who will judge competency based on the written and visual evidence you submit online.

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Equipment and tools

You will need to have access to specific tools and equipment for this course. Please request a course guide to see these requirements.



PLEASE NOTE – Open Colleges is a privately-run Registered Training Organisation (RTO), not government-run like a TAFE. Therefore, Open Colleges cannot offer government funding. Please check eligibility requirements before beginning an enrolment with Open Colleges.

Fees for this course depend on the payment method and any existing promotions available with Open Colleges.

Always remember to enquire about any:

  • Discounts
  • Payment Plans

which may be available.


About the Institution

Open Colleges (RTO 90796) is an Australian education market leader with over 125 years of experience. Now an online learning market leader, Open Colleges focuses on supporting individuals to learn at their own pace.