Certificate III in Horticulture

Course Code: AHC30716
Study Area:
Horticulture


Due to current COVID-19 restrictions, we have adapted our course delivery to now encompass a combination of remote and flexible delivery methods. This includes easy to navigate online tutorials, interactive learning (using a mix of live demonstrations and the ability to connect with your classmates and teachers for support) as well as face-to-face practical assessments and work placements – where safe and practical to implement. Therefore, you will require access to the internet and a computer to undertaYou will be advised by your facilitator on a case by case basis in relation to practical and work placement assessments, as some flexibility will be required during this challenging time.

Bendigo: Oct 2020 to June 2021, full-time

Castlemaine - Jan 2021 to Jan 2022, part-time (Mon & Tue)

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Free TAFE

You may be entitled to free tuition fees for this course if you meet the eligibility criteria for the State Government’s FREE TAFE for Priority Courses initiative. It's important to know that you may incur other fees, such as student services fees or materials fees, and you'll need to cover these costs yourself. To find out more, call 13 TAFE (13 8233) or contact us via our online enquiry form.



Campus
 
  • Castlemaine Campus
  • Bendigo Charleston Road Campus
Course Structure
  • Full time - Blended - 6 - Month/s

Accreditation

This qualification is nationally recognised

Possible careers
  • Horticulture

Prerequisites
  • You will need to attend an interview and complete a language, literacy and numeracy assessment.

Course overview

This qualification provides a general vocational outcome in amenity horticulture. It is NOT a suitable pathway for horticultural trades. No occupational licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication. Applications from mature aged students are encouraged.

How to apply
 
Online application direct to Bendigo TAFE

Selection process
  • Individual interview and basic literacy and numeracy skills test.

Recognition of prior learning (RPL)
Recognition of prior learning (RPL) may be given for skills and knowledge gained through previous study or other relevant experience.  Further information refer to RPL

Assessment Methods
  • Observation, Project, Written Test, Written Assignment

Learning options
  • Online

Key study areas
 
You will learn about: - Pruning - Garden bed construction - Plant identification - Soil nutrition - Machinery maintenance - Irrigation and draining installation

Further study opportunities
  • If you want to continue your studies after you graduate, you can go on to complete the Diploma of Horticulture (AHC50416).

Fees

Your fees are made up of four parts.
  1. Course enrolment type
  2. Materials
  3. Consumables
  4. Student Support Fee.   
Once you have determined the fees applicable to your situation you will be able to calculate a indicative total fee for your qualification.

Are you eligible for Government subsidised fees? Check for your eligibility here
Are you eligible for concession? Check for your eligibility here
Concessions for Diploma and Advanced Diploma course categories are only available to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders.

A.   Course enrolment type:Standard
Government subsidised - average total course fee*$3,956.70
Concession - average total course fee*$786.50
Full fee - average total course fee*$13,515.70
B.   Materials average fee**$314.60
C.   Consumables average fee**$375.10
Indicative pricing for:
A.   Course enrolment type:Standard
Government subsidised - average total course fee*$3,956.70
Concession - average total course fee*$786.50
Full fee - average total course fee*$13,515.70
B.   Materials average fee**$314.60
C.   Consumables average fee**$375.10
Indicative pricing for:
A.   Course enrolment type:Traineeship
Government subsidised - average total course fee*$3,956.70
Concession - average total course fee*$786.50
Full fee - average total course fee*$13,515.70
B.   Materials average fee**$314.60
C.   Consumables average fee**$375.10
Indicative pricing for:

*The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment and details of any other fees including but not limited to student services, amenities, goods or materials and consumables.
**Materials/Consumables fees may vary for each individual based on the units they are studying.
Average tuition fees are based on the typical number of student contact hours undertaken by a student to complete this course. Average fees displayed are purely indicative and may not be your actual fee. Fees vary based on the number/hours of electives chosen by the student. Read more on fees and charges

D.  Student Support fees
The Student Support fee is a non-tuition fee for Government subsidised (eligible) students and full fee paying (ineligible) students. Read more. Student support fees are non refundable . Student support fees are payable annually for the duration of your course, over and above tuition fees.


This page was last updated on 10/09/2020 4:51 PM





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