Key Study Areas
Where • Bendigo (Charleston Road Campus)
There are many study options available for the Certificate II in Horticulture (Landscape), including:
- Class based
- Industry based (on-the-job)
- Part time day or evening
- Self paced
The total duration of the training program will be defined by the negotiated training plan, however you are encouraged to complete this qualification within 12 months.
Selection Process • Individual Interview
On successful completion of this certificate you will be eligible for employment in the landscape sector as a general hand or a landscape apprentice.
The Certificate II in Horticulture (Landscape)
may be accepted as the equivalent of the first year of training required for an apprenticeship, thereby reducing the training component of a landscape apprenticeship by 12 months.
Further Study Options
On successful completion of this certificate you will be able to progress to either the Certificate III in Horticulture
(General) or the Certificate III in Horticulture
(Landscape), presuming you are employed as a landscape apprentice.
You will be assessed as part of this course.
ypical Course Content (exact details may be obtained from the teaching centre)
RTC2012A Plant Trees & Shrubs
RTC2016A Recognise Plants
RTC2301A Undertake Operational Maintenance Of Machinery
RTC2304A Operate & Maintain Chainsaws
RTC2307A Operate Machinery & Equipment
RTC2701A Follow OHS procedures
RTC2702A Observe environmental work practices
RTC2704A Provide Basic First Aid
RTC2705A Work effectively in the industry
RTC2801A Participate In Workplace Communications
RTD2206A Install Aggregate Paths
RTE2602A Assist with the operation of pressurised irrigation
RTE2603A Lay irrigation and/or drainage pipes
RTE2606A Maintain pressurised irrigation systems
RTF2017A Prune shrubs and small trees
RTF2019A Renovate grassed areas
RTF2023A Support turf establishment
RTF2025A Transplant small trees
RTF2204A Construct low-profile timber or modular retaining walls
RTF2208A Lay paving
RTF2215A Assist with landscape construction work
RTF2504A Determine basic properties of soil/growing media
Recognition of Prior Learning
Recognition of your current qualifications and prior learning: BRIT
has processes to give you credit for relevant units from your prior study, and to assess your prior learning against units in a course.