Course Details - AHC20416 Certificate II in Horticulture (Urrbrae Agricultural High School)

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Course TitleAHC20416 Certificate II in Horticulture
RTOTAFE SA (National Code 41026)
Host OrganisationUrrbrae Agricultural High School
Course Length2 semesters (1 year)
This course runs for 3 terms
DescriptionIntended to deliver in partnership with TAFE SA. This course provides students with an introduction to the vocation of horticulture. The 15 units that form this qualification provide students the opportunity to work in areas from propagation, pruning and planting to vegetable production and greens maintenance. There is also significant experience provided to students in the use of industry specific machinery and equipment and networks.
PathwaysFurther Education Pathway - Certificate III in Horticulture, Certificate III in Parks and Gardens, Certificate III in Turf Management Certificate III in Production Horticulture Certificate III in Arboriculture Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management Career Pathway - Gardeners, nursery workers, landscapers, arborists, greens keepers
Entry RequirementsNil
Other RequirementsStudents will need to provide and wear their own Personal Protective Equipment and clothing. This includes: Steel capped safety boots Gloves Broad brimmed sun hat Safety Glasses Clothing suitable for outside work
Delivery Location(s)Urrbrae Agricultural High School, 505 Fullarton Road, NETHERBY, SA, 5062
Dates and Times30 weekly sessions at Urrbrae Agricultural High School on Mondays from 09:00 until 16:00
Commencement date 03/02/20
Available days of attendance also include Tuesdays or Wednesdays
SACE DetailsSACE Stage 1, 60 SACE credits
Up to 60 In Stage 1
QualificationCertificate II in Horticulture (National code AHC20416)
Units Of Competency
CoreAHCWHS201Participate in WHS processes20 nominal hours
 AHCPMG202Treat plant pest, diseases and disorders30 nominal hours
 AHCNSY203Undertake propagation activities30 nominal hours
 AHCPCM201Recognise plants40 nominal hours
 AHCPCM202Collect, press and preserve plant specimens30 nominal hours
 AHCPGD203Prune shrubs and small trees35 nominal hours
 AHCPGD201Plant trees and shrubs20 nominal hours
 AHCTRF203Renovate grassed areas30 nominal hours
 AHCCHM201Apply chemicals under supervision30 nominal hours
 AHCPCM201Treat weeds40 nominal hours
 AHCMOM203Operate basic machinery and equipment20 nominal hours
 AHCMOM204Undertake operational maintenance of machinery30 nominal hours
 AHCSOL202Assist with growing media sampling and testing30 nominal hours
 AHCWRK204Work effectively in the industry20 nominal hours
 AHCPHT201Plant horticultural crops25 nominal hours
Nominal hours are used for SACE purposes and are not reflective of actual delivery hours
Total Training CostTo be advised
No cost for students who are TGSS eligible. Eligibility for the Training Guarantee for SACE Students scheme, see

Additional Costs: Personal protective equipment including broad brimmed hat, boots and gloves. Costs will vary.
Number Of StudentsMinimum    10
Maximum   18
Selection ProcessSelection through standard TGSS application
Contact PersonMr Benjamin Cavuoto, Email
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