Gardening Courses Online

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Gardening Courses Online

Dig into a rewarding career in gardening with the help of this suite of enriching, accredited horticulture courses. This is your chance to turn your green thumb habit into a full-fledged professional pathway, as you'll learn the foundations for planting the seeds of success. Upon completion of these courses, you will be equipped with an excellent understanding of the basics of production and hydroponics along with core skills necessary to manage a successful gardening business.

These online diplomas and certificates are excellent for those looking to enter a range of growing industries or those wanting to further their current professional lives. Learn everything from the basics, such as the difference between plants and weeds, installing plant displays and investigating soil health, to more advanced management and leadership skills. Upon graduation, you can pursue a huge range of gardening jobs, from junior horticulture and landscape assistant roles to head gardener and horticulture consultant and manager positions and senior roles like horticulture business manager. These jobs can pay an average weekly salary of $770 - $1,730.

Grow your professional credentials today with the help of these accredited gardening courses.

Job Pathways

Here are some potential career pathways within gardening. 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 10 courses available for people who want a career in Gardening. 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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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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