This course provides a thorough understanding of the Production Horticulture Industry balancing workplace experiences, relevant and up to date theoretical knowledge and practical activities.
When Does The Course Start?
February and July
Full Time and Part Time, Day time only
Off Campus Study
32 Hours Weekly for a full time student, 4 days a week. Offered on a Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
approx 8 hours per day, 8.30am – 4.00pm
What Entrance Requirements Are There?
There are no entry requirements although applicants are required to have a demonstrated commitment to gaining employment or advancing to further study in the horticultural industry.
How Will I Be Selected?
Applicants must be willing and able to participate in outdoor, physical activities. Previous experience in horticulture, or a related field would be an advantage.
How Should I Apply?
Apply directly to Chisholm
Is There An Interview?
Interview and assessment may be required
Study Area Summary / Subjects / Modules
Growing and Harvesting of Vegetable Crops; Post-harvest Treatment and Processing; Establishment and Maintenance of Field and Growing Crop Environments; Management of Enterprise Resources
Both practical and theory including work placement report
Further Education Opportunities and Articulation to Other Courses
Certificate III in Production Horticulture
RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING
Where applicants can show evidence of prior qualification or experience in a related field, they may apply for RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning).
There is an opportunity to apply for recognition to be given for:
• Previous study
• Skills resulting from work or life experience relevant to the course.
Support is available to students in a range of areas including Study Skills, Personal Counselling,
and Disability Support. Contact Student Advisory Services for more details.