AHC31116 Certificate III in Production Nursery

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Course Overview

A Certificate III in Production Nursery will help you start your career in the nursery industry. You’ll learn various techniques for plant production and be prepared to work with landscape plants, fruit and vegetable plants or flowers. This course will explore a range of processes used in plant nurseries and the floristry industry.

The Certificate III in Production Nursery covers a range of topics to give you the skills and knowledge you need in the nursery field. Course delivery will vary depending on your provider, but you might cover topics including preparing and applying chemicals, troubleshooting irrigation systems and implementing a propagation plan. Enquire now for a full list of study units, entry requirements and start dates.


Nationally recognised training

Average duration

10 months


This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Gardener$1,050 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.

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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This course provider offers the AHC31116 Certificate III in Production Nursery:

Ironwood Institute
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