Horticulture Courses Online

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Horticulture Courses Online

Horticulture courses are tailored for students who want to progress their careers in all aspects of horticulture, including gardening, conservation and land management, park management and more. They equip you with a useful foundation of core skills as well as leadership and business training to enter the field with confidence.

Job Pathways

Here are some potential career pathways within horticulture. Click on the occupation for information on the course you should enrol in to start your journey.

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Sourced from The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au) funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training and MySkills.gov.au.


Popular Courses

There are 11 courses available for people who want a career in Horticulture. These are the most popular courses.

AHC30716 Certificate III in Horticulture

If you love all things flora, the Certificate III in Horticulture is an entry path into gardening, landscaping, and nursery work. You’ll quickly learn to tell the real plants from the weeds, then how to install and maintain plant displays and nursery plants. This nationally recognised qualificati...

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AHC60216 Advanced Diploma of Horticulture

An Advanced Diploma of Horticulture AHC60216 is great for farming professionals and horticulturalists who need management and leadership skills. This qualification focuses heavily on business administration and students choose up to 8 units from a range of electives in business analysis, strategi...

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AHC20416 Certificate II in Horticulture

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,...

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AHC21216 Certificate II in Rural Operations

Grab a Certificate II in Rural Operations (AHC21216) if you’d like to work in the agricultural and farming sector. Choose your own study area (rural operations, horticulture, or animal studies) and graduate with the practical skills to work safely at a farming worksite and carry out a range of ma...

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AHC30916 Certificate III in Landscape Construction

Want to become a trade qualified landscape gardener? Try the AHC30916 Certificate III in Landscape Construction. This nationally recognised training course will teach you how to set out a site for construction works, then construct landscape features using concrete, stone, metal and timber. The c...

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AHC31016 Certificate III in Parks and Gardens

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 ...

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AHC31116 Certificate III in Production Nursery

Get qualified for work at a commercial nursery with a AHC31116 Certificate III in Production Nursery . This nationally recognised training course is delivered part-time over 2 years and teaches you all aspects of plant propagation, maintenance, and care. The course covers: chemical usage, irrigat...

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AHC32816 Certificate III in Rural Operations

Get the skills you need to work with crops, livestock, and farm machinery with the Certificate III in Rural Operations (AHC32816). Graduates of this nationally recognised training course will be qualified for work as a senior farmhand. Over 12 months of classroom and on-the-job training you will ...

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AHC51216 Diploma of Community Coordination and Facilitation

A Diploma of Community Coordination and Facilitation AHC51216 is perfect for anyone wanting to take a more active role in landcare activities in their community. Students gain skills in business administration while learning how to develop and form community groups, goals and projects with a land...

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AHC50416 Diploma of Horticulture

A Diploma of Horticulture AHC50416 is great for students seeking careers as horticulturalists and need additional skills in leadership and business administration. During the course students develop a horticultural production plan, as well as a plan for a hydroponic system. They also gains skills...

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AHC50616 Diploma of Landscape Design

Learn how to design stunning landscape gardens for residential, commercial, and industrial properties with the Diploma of Landscape Design (AHC50616). This is high-end qualification is completed over 3 years at an advanced training centre. The course covers: assessing landscape sites, designing s...

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