Certificate In Specialised Horticulture

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Course Overview

Do you like spending time outdoors? Do you have a green thumb? Enjoy gardening? Want to learn more about plants? This course will give you the skills and knowledge to become a horticulturalist.

Start your new career in horticulture working in private gardens or public spaces there is plenty of opportunity to kick start a new career path. Learn from industry experts, whether you’re just beginning or wanting to advance your career this course will provide you skills and knowledge to succeed in this field.

During the course you will learn all the fundamentals of potting, soil testing, taking care of trees, treating weeds, pests and diseases. Studying a short course have be good option before jumping into a Certificate 3 In Horticulture or High Ed to get a feel for the industry. There is so much to learn and to put into practice in a fast growing industry.

Course Details


Certificate In Specialised Horticulture

Course Duration

150 hours of study from start to finish 

Tutor Support

Monday to Saturday via email or phone contact 

Study Mode

100% Online

Start Date

Enrol anytime

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
Career Pathways
  • Nursery worker
  • Crop grower
  • Greenhouse worker
  • Farm worker
  • Private or Public Gardener
  • Horticulturalist
  • Urban farming
Course Features
  • All course material is provided for students and included within the course fees.

  • Network with other likeminded students in our interactive online learning platform.

  • 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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