Key Study Areas Retail nursery
Where • Bendigo (Charleston Road Campus)
There are many study options available for this certificate, 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
Successful participants are eligible for employment in the retail nursery sector as general hands or as a retail nursery apprentice.
The Certificate II in Horticulture (Retail Nursery)
may be accepted as the equivalent of the first year of training required for an apprenticeship, thereby reducing the training component of a retail nursery apprenticeship by 12 months.
Further Study Options
On successful completion of this certificate you may choose to progress to the Certificate III in Horticulture
(General), or the Certificate III in Horticulture (Retail Nursery)
if you are currently employed as a retail nursery
You will be assessed as part of this course.
Typical Course Content (exact details may be obtained from the teaching centre)
RTC2016A Recognise Plants
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
RTC2801A Participate In Workplace Communications
RTE2606A Maintain pressurised irrigation systems
RTE2707A Follow site quarantine procedures
RTF2008A Maintain indoor plants
RTF2013A Pot-on plants
RTF2014A Prepare and maintain plant displays
RTF2017A Prune shrubs and small trees
RTF2024A Tend nursery plants
RTF2504A Determine basic properties of soil/growing media
WRRCA1B Operate Retail Equipment
WRRCA2B Apply Retail Office Procedures
WRRCS2B Apply Point Of Sale Handling Procedures
WRRS1B Sell Products and Services
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.