This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for a range of entry-level job roles in the horticultural industry. Job roles may include:

  • Turf management
  • Fruit and vegetable growing
  • Landscaping
  • Retail and wholesale plant supply
  • Garden design.

With this qualification, you will be able to carry out routine tasks under supervision.

  • Skills and knowledge needed to work in horticulture; this might include a retail or wholesale nursery, landscaping, parks and gardens, arboriculture or general horticulture
  • How to care for the environment and work sustainably
  • How to stay safe and healthy in the workplace
  • The skills employers value in young workers.
  • Be shown how to recognise certain plants
  • Design or create a garden
  • Learn how to grow plants
  • Learn about the nutritional and economic use of plants
  • Find out how to treat plant pests and diseases.
Has an interest working with plants and working outdoors.

This course is available at these Locations

Course Overview

You have

  • An interest in horticulture

VET course

Certificate II in Horticulture

May lead to

  • Further study
  • Work in horticulture or other areas of interest.