AHC20416 Certificate II in Horticulture


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This qualification underpins a range of work functions and job roles that can lead to a horticultural trade qualification. Further training pathways from this qualification include any of the specialist qualifications at Certificate III. Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include: Horticulture worker or Horticulture assistant.

 

Entry Requirements

Participants must:
• Be at least 15 years of age or older and;
• Have at least a year 8 level of numeracy, literacy and communication skills.


Delivery

This qualification may be delivered in a clustered, blended approach combining traditional classroom training, distance or online learning with work-based experiences, recognition of prior learning and allowable credit transfers. The classroom component of the qualification is customised to suit the individual client needs. The length and complexity of work-based training sessions will differ and be dependent on the progress of individual participants. Accelerated learning is open to all participants providing that they are able to demonstrate competency in all units required to gain the qualification.


Units of Competency

Total number of units = Fifteen (15)

  •  Five (5) core units
  •  Ten (10) elective units

Core Units

  • AHCWHS201 Participate in work health and safety processes
  • AHCPCM201 Recognise plants
  • AHCPMG201 Treat weeds AHCPMG202 Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders
  • AHCSOL202 Assist with soil or growing media sampling and testing

Elective Units

  • AHCCHM201 Apply chemicals under supervision
  • AHCINF203 Maintain properties and structures
  • AHCLSC201 Assist with landscape construction work
  • AHCLSC204 Lay paving
  • AHCMOM203 Operate basic machinery and equipment
  • AHCMOM204 Undertake operational maintenance of machinery
  • AHCNSY202 Tend nursery plants
  • AHCNSY203 Undertake propagation activities
  • AHCPCM202 Collect, prepare and preserve plant specimens
  • AHCPGD201 Plant trees and shrubs
  • AHCPGD203 Prune shrubs and small trees
  • AHCPGD204 Transplant small trees
  • AHCPGD206 Conduct visual inspection of park facilities
  • AHCTRF204 Support turf establishment
  • AHCWRK205 Participate in workplace communications
  • AHCWRK209 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
  • MEM18001C Use hand tools
  • TLID1001 Shift materials safely using manual handling methods

Assessment Requirements

Participants will be required to successfully complete a series of assessment tasks which may include a written exam, practical demonstration / observation, case studies, assignments and group activities.


Refund Policy and General Terms and Conditions

How to enrol

Interested applicants should contact our friendly team on 07 3373 8888.


Fees and Charges

 

Funding Available

Certificate 3 Guarantee – these funds are provided by the Queensland Department of Education, Training and Employment, under specific guidelines pertaining to certificate level I and II qualifications. To determine if you are eligible to be funded under this program, please contact our Training Coordinator on 073373 8888. If you wish to apply as a concessional student, please complete and submit the Application for Concessional Student Status.

User Choice – these funds are provided by the Queensland Department of Education, Training and Employment to fund apprenticeships and traineeships. To determine if you are eligible for funding, please contact our Training Coordinator on 073373 8888.

VET in Schools – these funds are provided by the Queensland Department of Education, Training and Employment. To determine if you are eligible for funding, please refer to VET in Schools Funded Program Information Sheet. To apply for VET in Schools funding, please complete and submit the Application for VET in Schools Program funding.

Face to Face

Funding Type

Non-Concessional

Concessional

VET in Schools

No co-contribution fees

No co-contribution fees

Blended

Funding Type


Non-Concessional


Concessional


School Based

Fee for Service

$4,230

Not applicable

Certificate 3 Guarantee

$75.00 ($5.00 per unit)

$37.50 ($2.50 per unit)

User Choice

$690 (approximate, determined by electives chosen)

$275 (approximate, determined by electives chosen)

$300 gap fee

Recognition of Prior Learning is available, please call our office on 07 3373 8888.

 

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