Certificate in specialised horticulture
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Specialised Horticulture

Do you like spending time outdoors? Enjoy working in the garden? Want to learn more about plants and turn your interest into a career in horticulture?

From plant types, water management, pests and diseases and soils, through to plant landscape, planting processes and protection, this horticulture course will give you the practical skills and knowledge to become a horticulturalist and start a new career you’ll love!


Certificate in specialised horticulture


Certificate in Specialised Horticulture



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Course Overview

You could start your new career in horticulture working in private gardens, public spaces or a garden nursey – there is plenty of opportunity to kick-start a new career path. Learn from industry experts, whether you’re just beginning or you want to advance your career, this course will provide you with the skills and knowledge to succeed in this field.

This isn’t just a basic gardening course. It covers all aspect of horticulture and during the course you’ll learn all the fundamentals of potting, soil testing, taking care of trees, treating weeds, pests and diseases. You’ll also cover technical classification, the systematic development of plants, plant protection and much more. All valuable knowledge to help you build your career.

Studying a short course can be a good option before jumping into a Certificate 3 in Horticulture or higher ed to get a feel for the industry.

There is so much to learn and put into practice in this fast growing industry.

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Certificate In Specialised Horticulture

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Course Units
Module 1
  • Plant Types
  • Creating a Plant Landscape
  • Water Management
  • Soils
  • Pests and Diseases
  • Growing, Managing and Maintaining
  • Plants and Gardens
  • Technical Classification of Plants
  • Plant Uses
  • Impacts on the Natural Plant
  • Environment Today
Module 2
  • Historical Developments
  • Systematic Development of Plants
  • Plant Types Part 1
  • Plant Types Part 2
  • Selecting Plants
  • Plant Care and Safety
  • Planting Processes and Procedures
  • Plant Environments
  • Plant Protection
  • Planting Benefits
Who might be interested in this course?

Those looking for a career or working as a:

  • Nursery worker
  • Crop grower
  • Greenhouse worker
  • Farm worker
  • Private or public gardener
  • Horticulturalist
  • Urban farming

If you need, here’s some information that might help:

Course Features
  • All course material is provided for students and included within the course fees.
  • Graduate with an official certificate recognising your successful completion of the course.
  • Receive an academic transcript of all the units completed.
  • A letter of recommendation for any current or future employer.
  • Assistance in either setting up a LinkedIn profile or CV/Cover letters.
  • A three-day cooling off period to ensure you’re happy with the course of your choice.


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