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Version Effective: 17th of June, 2019

AHC31016 - Certificate III in Parks and Gardens

Course Details

Course Summary

This qualification provides a vocational outcome in parks and gardens. The parks and gardens industry expects this qualification to be achieved to meet job outcomes at this level. Skills needed to work as a gardener or horticulturist in the parks and gardens industry. Tasks covered include: providing information on plants, controlling weeds, pests and diseases, fertilising and maintaining plants carrying out specialised pruning, planning and setting up plant displays, operating irrigation systems, and maintaining natural and revegetated areas.

Course Details

Course Type Qualification
Student Availability
  • Domestic
Full Fee $5536 (2019)
$5872 (2020)
Subsidised Full Fee $1680 (2019)
$1792 (2020)
Subsidised Concession Fee $1184 (2019)
$1264 (2020)
Fee for service per unit $348 (2019)
$367 (2020)
Fee for service (International) $4872 (2020)
Fee for service per unit (International) $367 (2020)
Subsidised full fee per unit $105 (2019)
$112 (2020)
Subsidised concession fee per unit $74 (2019)
$79 (2020)
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Application Mode
  • Direct To University
How to Apply Please Enquire
Study Area
  • Science and Environment
Skill Area
  • Horticulture
AQF Level Level 3: Certificate III

Admission Codes

International Students
Not Applicable

Entry Requirements

This course is for apprentices. Students must be employed as apprentice municipal gardeners.

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

Possible employment options include Municipal/city gardener, Horticulturist.

Course Structures

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete 5 core units
  2. Complete 11 elective units
There is no course structure to show for this course.

Course Assessment Information

Assessment Types
Written/Electronic Assessment
Practical Task
Third Party Verification
Course Learning Outcomes
Where and when can I start?
The availabilities listed here are for 2019 and beyond.
Please view the more details information for any additional information related to the intakes

Domestic 2019 Availabilities

Central Highlands Council

Mixed Mode
Mixed Mode for this course may refer to on-campus workshops or residential schools located at Rockhampton City.
Or it may refer to work placements which can be located anywhere. Please see the More Details section for more information.
September: Full Time/Part Time
For individual class days and times for each intake please check the TAFE Timetable located here
More Details
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