Key Study Areas
Parks and gardens maintenance.
Where • Bendigo (Charleston Road Campus)
There are many study options available for Certificate II in Horticulture (Parks and Gardens), including:
- Class based
- Industry based (on-the-job)
- Part time
- 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 parks and gardens
sector as a general hand or as a gardening apprentice.
The Certificate II in Horticulture (Parks and Gardens)
may be accepted as the equivalent of the first year of training required for an apprenticeship, thereby reducing the training component of a parks and gardens apprenticeship by 12 months.
Further Study Options
On successful completion of this course you may choose to progress to either the Certificate III in Horticulture
(General) or the Certificate III in Horticulture
(Parks and Gardens
), presuming you are employed as an apprentice.
You will be assessed as part of this course.
Typical Course Content (exact details may be obtained from the teaching centre)
RTC2012A Plant Trees & Shrubs
RTC2016A Recognise Plants
RTC2203A Conduct Visual Inspection Of Park Facilities
RTC2210A Maintain Properties & Structures
RTC2301A Undertake Operational Maintenance Of Machinery
RTC2307A Operate Machinery & Equipment
RTC2309A Operate Tractors
RTC2401A Treat Weeds
RTC2404A Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders
RTC2701A Follow OHS procedures
RTC2702A Observe environmental work practices
RTC2704A Provide Basic First Aid
RTC2705A Work effectively in the industry
RTC2706A Apply chemicals under supervision
RTC2801A Participate In Workplace Communications
RTE2602A Assist with the operation of pressurised irrigation
RTE2606A Maintain pressurised irrigation systems
RTE2607A Install micro-irrigation systems
RTF2014A Prepare and maintain plant displays
RTF2017A Prune shrubs and small trees
RTF2019A Renovate grassed areas
RTF2023A Support turf establishment
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.