AHC31016 Certificate III in Parks and Gardens

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Course Overview

The Certificate III in Parks and Gardens (AHC31016) is perfect for people who love to be outside, surrounded by plants and trees. It’s a nationally recognised qualification that teaches you the essentials of plant nutrition and culture, weed control, pest and disease management, chemical use and storage. Choose electives that support a career in turf management, landscaping, parks and gardens, or greenkeeping.

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Nationally recognised training

Average duration

3 months


This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Gardener$1,050 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
Agricultural Manager$1,600 weekly pay
Landscape Manager$1,350 weekly pay
Agricultural Consultant$1,950 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 AHC31016 Certificate III in Parks and Gardens. 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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