Certificate II in Horticulture (Landscape)

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  • Objectives
    The Certificate II in Horticulture (Landscape) will provide you with the necessary knowledge and skills on which to build a successful career in the landscape sector. Training focuses on practical skills required by this sector, including: * Paving * Retaining walls * Irrigation * Garden bed construction/maintenance * Introduction to plants * Introduction to soils * Safe use of chemicals * First Aid / OH&S
  • Entry requirements
    Basic literacy and numeracy. Other Entry Requirements You must be physically fit and be prepared to work in an outdoor environment.
  • Academic title
    Certificate II in Horticulture (Landscape)
  • Course description
    Key Study Areas     

    Landscape construction.

    Where     • Bendigo (Charleston Road Campus)

    Duration Options

    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

    Employment Opportunities     

    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.

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