Certificate II in Horticulture

South West TAFE

This qualification is part of the Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training Package. It underpins a range of work functions and job roles that can lead to a horticultural trade qualification.

Course Fee:

Australian: $5,150

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education

Structure:

15 units: 5 core; 10 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Participate in work health and safety processes; Recognise plants; Treat weeds; Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders; Assist with soil or growing media sampling and testing. Elective: Operate and maintain stump grinding machines; Apply chemicals under supervision; Maintain properties and structures; Fabricate and repair metal or plastic structures; Operate quad bikes; Pot up plants; Care for nursery plants; Undertake propagation activities; plus more.

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Portland No info No Part time 12 months
Glenormiston No info No Part time 2 years
Warrnambool No info No Part time 12 months
South West TAFE have worked hard to be a leader in the region. Aside from delivering more courses, training more students and providing better facilities than any other vocational trainer in south-west Victoria, they are at the forefront of industry thinking.

Practical learning experiences are their trademark. Students enjoy access to simulated working environments, practical placements, state-of-the art technology and vital support services.

Since their establishment in 1984 they have matured into a multi-campus organisation with delivery sites in Warrnambool, Portland, Hamilton and Colac. This thriving region covers 23,000 square kilometres and supports a population of 125,000 people. Workplace delivery extends outside of the regional borders, across the state of Victoria and beyond.

South West TAFE pride themselves on mixing 'the old with the new' by offering a blend of study modes including on-campus, off-campus, online and workplace. Being flexible has allowed them to grow. They now provide skills training for thousands of students every year.

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