Certificate in Horticulture

Do your family and friends know you as someone with a green thumb who lives and breathes gardening? Do you ever dream of creating your green oasis, sustainable garden or simply your own beautiful garden but don’t have enough skills to make it happen? If these thoughts resonate with you, the Certificate in Horticulture will embark you on a transformative learning journey, turning your simple gardening skills into a professional.
Course Provider
Careerhouse
(RTO 22557)
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Study 100% Online

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Self-Paced

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Upfront Payment with a discount or an Interest-Free Payment Plan starting from $26 per week.

Course Overview

Start Date
Start Anytime
Duration
Approximately 200 hours to complete the course with self-paced learning, which has 2 key modules made up of 23 subjects.
Delivery
Online, flexible learning at your own pace.
Career Outcomes

This course may be of interest to people working or aspiring to work in or as:

  • Gardener or Landscaper
  • Plant Nursery Assistant
  • Property Caretaker
  • Golf Course Caretaker
  • Landscaping
  • Gardening
Course Modules

Module 1: Horticulture

  1. Plant Identification
  2. Planting
  3. Recognising Plant Families and Identifying Plants
  4. Soils
  5. Plant Nutrition
  6. Water Management
  7. Garden Maintenance and Weeds
  8. Pests and Diseases
  9. Pruning
  10. Landscaping
  11. Propagation
  12. Lawns
  13. Arboriculture

In this introductory module, you’ll learn how to identify plants and plant families, about pruning and landscaping, tree health and assessment, and soil and plant nutrition. From water management and how to grow and maintain lawns, this module delivers a sound foundation into the world of horticulture.

Module 2: Horticulture II (Plant Knowledge)

  1. The Groups of Plants
  2. Use of Plants
  3. Australian Native Plants
  4. Exotic Ornamental Plants
  5. Indoor & Tropical Plants
  6. Bedding Plants
  7. Vegetables
  8. Fruits, Nuts & Berries
  9. Herbs
  10. Alternative Growing Techniques

This module is designed to further enhance your horticulture knowledge. You will explore the various groups of plants and where they are best used to successfully grow. From Australian natives, to exotic ornamental, to indoor and tropical plants and bedding plants, you will discover what makes up these plant groups, how to grow them and how to care for them.

Course Fees Include
  • All the required study and course materials.
  • 24/7 online access to the course learning portal to study when you want.
  • One-on-one mentor and a student support advisor available to you 5 days per week.
  • Upon course completion, you’ll receive a Certificate of Completion and a Statement of Attainment for each module completed.
  • 12 months total access to the course materials allowing you to self-pace your study.
  • Upon enrolment unlock access to LinkedIn Learning which offers over 10,000 on-demand courses to help you learn and achieve success.
  • 5-day satisfaction guarantee.
Assessments

Assessments are a critical step in the learning process. They help ensure you stay on track and meet the learning objectives of each lesson before moving onto the next. They also help your tutor identify where any further support may be required, so that you get the most out of your course.

You will learn via various methods; a combination of reading, interacting with tutors, undertaking research and watching videos. Each lesson will conclude with an assignment which is marked by your assigned tutor and returned to you with feedback, and if necessary, some recommended additional reading. Assessments may come in the form of – case studies, quizzes and written assessments.

Certification

Upon completing the course, you will receive a Statement of Attainment for each certificate completed and a Certificate of Completion.

Payment Options

You can choose either an interest-free weekly payment plan starting from just $26 per week or you can pay the course fees upfront, with a substantial discount. 

To get the total course cost you’ll need to talk to Career House’s course advisors as pricing is based on the payment option selected, qualification type, your individual study requirements, course options and additions and current promotions.

Course Entry Requirements

There are no prerequisites to enrol in this course. However, you must be able to read, analyse and comprehend printed information in English. You must be able to write statements and solve problems to complete the course. You must also have reliable access to a computer and a reliable internet connection and have basic computer skills.

Course Accreditation

International Approval and Registration Centre (IARC) Endorsed

Career House is an approved and recognised member of IARC. The IARC is an International association which recognises quality and excellence in education providers in tertiary education.

About this course

Designed as introductory course, with the aim to give you a solid foundation into horticulture, you will learn how to identify plant species, explore plant groups, and successfully grow lawns and care for them, Learn the basics of landscaping, to pruning, and effective water management. From garden maintenance, to alternative growing techniques and plant nutrition, this introduction to horticulture is perfect for anyone aspiring to work in gardening or landscaping, or even a hobby gardener wanting to learn more about their passion.

Who will this course interest?

This course is a beginner level course and will lay a sound foundation of knowledge and skills in which can grow with experience and further study.

Assessment

You will learn via various methods; a combination of reading, interacting with tutors, undertaking research and watching videos. Each lesson will conclude with an assignment which is marked by your assigned tutor and returned to you with feedback, and if necessary, some recommended additional reading. Assessments may come in the form of – case studies, quizzes and written assessments.

Approval & Recognition

Careerhouse is an approved and recognised member of IARC. The IARC is an International association which recognises institutions who aspire to excellence in tertiary education.

*The contents are accurate at the time of writing. Get in touch with the course provider for the latest information.

About the Course Provider

Careerhouse

Careerhouse offers online, industry-relevant short courses. They carefully select and partner with industry leading educators and learning institutions to make relevant, practical and interactive courses available online. Whether you’re looking to upskill, transition to a new industry, start your own business or take your hobby to the next level, Careerhouse can help get you there.
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