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Certificate III in Horticulture (Wholesale Nursery)

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  • Objectives
    This course, with appropriate practical experience provides students with the skills and knowledge to enable them to work as a tradesperson in the plant production industry.
  • Entry requirements
    Applicants must have a Registered Training Agreement with an employer.
  • Academic Title
    Certificate III in Horticulture (Wholesale Nursery)
  • Course description
    Course Outline
    This course, with appropriate practical experience provides students with the skills and knowledge to enable them to work as a tradesperson in the plant production industry.

    Campus
    Cranbourne

    When Does The Course Start?
    February, July and ongoing

    Study Modes

    Apprentices only - one day per week, day release
    878 hours over 3 years

    What Entrance Requirements Are There?
    Applicants must have a Registered Training Agreement with an employer.

    How Will I Be Selected?
    Employer recommendation. A trainee should apply for enrolment at the Institute as soon as the employer has accepted him/her as a trainee and a copy of a Training Agreement has been obtained from the State Training Board

    Are There Any Other Special Requirements?
    N/A

    How Should I Apply?
    Apply directly to Chisholm

    Is There An Information Session?
    You may need to attend a information session

    Is There An Interview?
    N/A

    Study Area Summary / Subjects / Modules
    Carry out OH&S, Recognise plants, Operate specialised equipment and machinery, Undertake propagation activities, Maintain nursery plants, Transport, handle and store chemicals, Prepare and apply chemicals, Irrigation, Sample soils and analyse results, Implement a plant nutrition program, Control plant pests, diseases and disorders, Implement a propagation plan, Prepare specialised plants, Provide info on plants and culture, Maintain and monitor environmental workplace prac, Co-ordinate worksite activities & Plan and establish plant displays

    Assessment Methods
    Practical and Theory

    Employment Opportunities
    To work as a tradesperson in the horticulture industry
    Horticulturist
    Nursery Worker

    Further Education Opportunities and Articulation to Other Courses
    Diploma of 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
    • Knowledge
    • Skills resulting from work or life experience relevant to the course.

    Support Services
    Support is available to students in a range of areas including Study Skills, Personal Counselling, Careers Advice and Disability Support. Contact Student Advisory Services for more details

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