AHC20416 Certificate II in Horticulture

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Course Overview

The Certificate II in Horticulture (AHC20416) is the qualification you need to get started in a nursery, work as a garden labourer or horticultural assistant. Over 6 months (at an advanced training facility) you will definitely get your hands dirty — as you learn to recognise plants, treat weeds, test plants and soil for diseases, and grow trees and shrubs.

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Nationally recognised training

Average duration

6 months


This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Garden Labourer$960 weekly pay
Landscape Labourer$960 weekly pay
Nursery Hand$960 weekly pay
Nurseryperson$960 weekly pay

This course can help you progress to:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Head Gardener$1,350 weekly pay
Park Manager$1,250 weekly pay
Regional Coordinator$1,050 weekly pay
Organic Farmer$1,440 weekly pay
Sustainable Farmer$1,440 weekly pay

Please note that weekly pay figures are estimates only of what you could possibly earn.

Government Funding

The Australian government provides funding to help students who are completing the AHC20416 Certificate II in Horticulture. The type of funding you receive depends on the state that you live in. There are eligibility requirements for each type of funding.

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Benefits of Nationally Recognised Training

This is a nationally recognised course delivered by Registered Training Organisations (RTOs). RTOs are strictly regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). This guarantees you will be studying a quality-assured and nationally recognised qualification.

Payment Options

Course providers may offer flexible payment options for those who do not wish (or are unable) to pay their tuition fees outright. There is usually a discount for those who pay their tuition fees upfront.

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These course providers offer the AHC20416 Certificate II in Horticulture:

Access Skills Training
On Campus
Kangan Institute
On Campus
Bendigo TAFE
Online / On Campus