AHC40416 Certificate IV in Horticulture

What is this qualification?

This qualification teaches you to coordinate and supervise operations in horticulture. You will learn skills and knowledge that enable you to cost and supervise projects, develop and implement programs and provide training.

Job Opportunities

Job roles that may be available to you after successful completion of the course include:

  • Horticulturist
  • Gardener
  • Horticulture Team Leader

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Satisfactorily complete a pre-training review interview to determine student’s suitability for the chosen course. Students must also have access to a computer and internet in order to successfully complete assessments and read information per unit of competency.

You will need:

  • Desktop, laptop or tablet
  • Microsoft Office or equivalent
  • Broadband internet connection
  • A web camera and a speaker
  • Access to software to view online videos and images, such as Adobe Reader, Windows Media Player, Windows Photo Viewer, which are available as a download from the internet.
This qualification may be accessed by direct entry.
Further training pathways from this qualification include any of the specialist qualifications at Certificate IV.
No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of endorsement.
At Australian Academy we work with individuals and companies to offer a range of flexible delivery options. Delivered direct to you through our online learning system, via workbooks, in workshops or in a classroom this course is nationally recognised and fully supported by a dedicated trainer.

Our workplace training programs are dedicated to finding the best opportunities for employers and staff including access to available funding options and maintaining flexible delivery options. Delivered in the workplace, either by self-paced with regular trainer visits, online with trainer support, classroom or workshops. Our workplace programs will result in practical skills and knowledge that are immediately transferable to the workplace. A streamlined RPL assessment process is available for those who are seeking recognition of existing skills, knowledge and experience.

Many of our students already have a high level of skills, knowledge and expertise that can be recognised through a Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process. Students seeking recognition can apply for RPL on enrolment into a qualification or throughout the duration of their study.

If you have completed previous study that is the same industry as your intended qualification, you may be able to apply for a credit transfer. A copy of the original transcript must be provided when applying for a credit transfer.
To be assessed as competent, learners need to provide satisfactory evidence to all the assessment requirements relating to their knowledge and skills relevant to the unit of competence. Assessment methods may include:

  • Written activities
  • Case studies
  • Projects
  • Role plays / observations
We have the ability to deliver this course Australia wide.

Course Outline

Total number of units = 12

  • 1 core unit
  • 11 elective units
AHCWHS401 Maintain work health and safety processes
AHCPCM401 Recommend plants and cultural practices
AHCPCM402 Develop a soil health and plant nutrition progress
AHCPGD401 Design plant displays
AHCPGD402 Plan a plant establishment program
AHCPMG408 Assess and monitor weed, pest and/or disease control programs
AHCBUS402 Cost a project
AHCBUS404 Operate with a budget framework
AHCCHM401 Minimise risks in the use of chemicals
AHCNAR401 Supervise natural restoration works
AHCNAR40 Plan the implementation of revegetation works
PSPPM402 Manage simple projects

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Complete the online enrolment form.

Want to Know More?

Feel free to contact us at info@australianacademy.edu or call 1300 656 693.


Australia Wide

This course can be completed anywhere in Australia

Self Paced Delivery

This course can be completed in your own time

Industry Partner

We have industry partnerships and a large reach across Australia

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