Certificate III in Horticulture (Landscape)

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  • Objectives
    The Certificate III 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 in this sector, including: * Recommending plants and their environmental requirements * Introduction to soils and plant nutrition * Landscape construction methodologies * Costing and estimating * Safe use of chemicals * First Aid / OH&S
  • Entry requirements
    Basic literacy and numeracy. Participants must be physically fit and prepared to work in an outdoor environment. Other Entry Requirements This training program is only offered as part of a traineeship - participants must be employed as a trainee within the landscape sector.
  • Academic title
    Certificate III in Horticulture (Landscape)
  • Course description
    Key Study Areas      

    Key Study Areas include:

        * Costing and Estimation
        * Paving
        * Installation of Retaining Walls
        * Garden Bed Construction
        * Plant ID
        * Soils / Nutrition
        * Chainsaw operation and maintenance
        * Machinery Maintenance
        * Irrigation / Drainage Installation

    Where     • Bendigo (Charleston Road Campus)

    Duration Options

    There are many study options available for the Certificate III 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 24 months.

    Selection Process     • Individual Interview

    Employment Opportunities    

    On successful completion of this certificate you will be eligible for employment within the landscape sector as a leading hand.

    Further Study Options    

    Successful participants may choose to undertake a number of industry specific short courses such as Landscape Design.


    You will be assessed as part of this course.

    Typical Course Content     (exact details may be obtained from the teaching centre)
    BCG3115A     Lay Segmental/Unit Paving
    RTC3016A     Provide Information On Plants & Their Culture
    RTC3206A     Erect Timber Structures & Features
    RTC3213A     Implement Property Improvement, Construction & Repair
    RTC3310A     Operate Specialised Machinery & Equipment
    RTC3401A     Control Weeds
    RTC3701A     Respond To Emergencies
    RTC3704A     Prepare & Apply Chemicals
    RTC3805A     Coordinate work site activities
    RTE3305A     Install and terminate extra low voltage wiring systems
    RTE3309A     Operate machinery in adverse conditions
    RTE3601A     Install irrigation systems
    RTE3603A     Install drainage systems
    RTE3713A     Carry out workplace OHS procedures
    RTE3714A     Maintain and monitor environmental work practices
    RTF3010A     Establish turf
    RTF3011A     Implement a plant establishment program
    RTF3012A     Implement a plant nutrition program
    RTF3203A     Construct brick and/or block structures and features
    RTF3204A     Construct concrete structures and features
    RTF3207A     Implement a landscape maintenance program
    RTF3217A     Set out site for construction works
    RTF3219A     Construct stone structures and features
    RTF3220A     Implement a paving project
    RTF3221A     Implement a retaining wall project
    RTF3503A     Sample soils and analyse results

    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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