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  • Learning MethodOnline
  • IntakesNow Open
  • LocationsAustralia Wide
  • DurationMax 24 Months

Course Overview

This online course is a Nationally Recognised Qualification in Horticulture

If you are passionate about garden cultivation and management of large open spaces, the Certificate III in Horticulture by Open Colleges is the course for you.

Topics covered in this Horticulture course include: Recognising plants, Plant nutrition programs, Site inspections and more. Please find a full list of subjects for this Certificate III course further below.

At the completion of this course, you will be provided a Certificate III in Horticulture by Open Colleges Pty Ltd (RTO: 90796).

Enquire now to progress in your Horticulture career now.

Job Outcomes

  • Landscape Assistant
  • Parks and Gardens Team Member

Prerequisite & Entry Criteria

  • 16 Years of Age
  • Year 10 level of English
  • Access to Workplace in order to complete projects
  • Equipment and Tools


Please note the final modules/ subjects will only be available from May 2020. Please enquire if further clarification is required.

AHCPCM201 – Recognise plants
AHCPCM202 – Collect, prepare and preserve plant specimens
AHCPGD201 – Plant trees and shrubs
AHCNSY303 – Install and maintain plant displays
AHCNSY301 – Maintain nursery plants
AHCWHS301 – Contribute to work health and safety processes
AHCPCM302 – Provide information on plants and their culture
AHCSOL303 – Implement soil improvements for garden and turf areas
AHCPCM301 – Implement a plant nutrition program
AHCPMG301 – Control weeds
AHCWRK309 – Apply environmentally sustainable work practices
AHCPMG302 – Control plant pests, diseases and disorders
AHCWRK305 – Coordinate work site activities
AHCWRK311 – Conduct site inspections
AHCPGD305 – Conduct operational inspection of park facilities
AHCTRF303 – Implement a grassed area maintenance program


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Fees for Certificate III in Horticulture depend on the payment method and any existing promotions available with Open Colleges.

Always remember to enquire about any:

Government funding
Payment Plans

which may be available.

About the Institution

Open Colleges (RTO 90796) is an Australian education market leader with over 100 years of experience. Now an online learning market leader, Open Colleges has the tools and techniques to suit each individual.