Certificate in Horticulture

Fuel your passion for gardening with our comprehensive Certificate in Horticulture course. Transform your love for the outdoors and plant life into a flourishing career as a gardener, landscaper, nursery or grounds manager, floriculturist, or viticulturist.
Course Provider
My Learning Online
(RTO 22557)
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Flexible Online Delivery

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Payment Plans from $25 to $35 Per Week

Course Overview

Start Date
Start Anytime
Approximately 200 hours.
100% Online
Career Outcomes
  • Horticulturist
  • Plant Nursery Manager
  • Landscape Designer
  • Horticulture Consultant
  • Plant Conservationist
  • Garden Center Manager
  • Botanical Garden Worker
  • Agricultural Inspector
  • Horticultural Educator
  • Horticulture Journalist
  • Horticulture Researcher
  • Plant Breeder
  • Arborist
  • Floriculturist
  • Turf Manager
  • Community Garden Planner​
Course Modules

1. Horticulture 1

  • Technical Classifications and Identification of Plants
  • Plant Types – Selection Criteria
  • Creating Plant Landscapes
  • Water Management
  • Soils
  • Pests and Diseases
  • Growing, Managing and Maintaining Plants and Gardens
  • Plant Uses and Plant Conservation
  • Impacts on the Natural Plant Environment Today

2. Horticulture and Plant Data

  • Historical Developments
  • Systematic Development of Plants
  • Plant Types (1)
  • Plant Types (2)
  • Selecting Plants
  • Plant Care and Safety
  • Planting Processes and Procedures
  • Plant Environments
  • Plant Protection
  • Planting Benefits
Course Fees Include
  • All required study materials and course notes.
  • A course tutor will help you every step of the way and answer any questions.
  • A certificate officially recognising your successful completion of studies and qualifications.
  • Transcripts indicating units completed.
  • Online 24/7 access to your course through the online learning portal allows you to study when it suits your schedule.
  • Lifetime access to the course content allows you to have a refresher whenever needed.
Payment Options

Upfront payment or flexible payment plan starting from $25 to $35 per week. Only Australian Citizens & Permanent Residents are eligible for payment plans.

Why this course?

Are you a passionate gardener? Do you love being outdoors and covered in dirt? Then this is the course for you! This wonderful Horticulture course delivered online is for all the budding horticulturists out there. If you love gardening and find plants fascinating, then look no further.

This course comprises of two subjects, which are Horticulture I and Horticulture and Plant Data. These two subjects will run you through the foundations of horticulture, plant science, soils, weeds, pest control as well as teaching you to identify plants such as shrubs, trees, plants and how to grow the different species!

Being one of the more comprehensive and specific Horticulture courses online, this course has been specifically designed from the ground up by industry professionals to put you in good stead to develop a strong foundation of the industry and elevate your expertise above others looking for entry-level employment in this highly competitive industry.

This horticulture course is perfect for those individuals who are looking for employment in already established businesses, hobbyist gardeners or even those just looking to brush up on their skills and become a master green thumb!

Tutor Support

Just because you are studying online, doesn’t mean you are studying alone. Feel totally supported with access to full tutor support over the phone and via email 6 days a week.


This certificate is accredited through the International Approval & Registration Centre (IARC). A non-profit, global organisation to help you gain employment.

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

About the Course Provider

My Learning Online

Learning Online is a new-age education provider with the mission of delivering practical skills to Australians so that you can get the most out of life. They specialise in carefully crafted short courses to deliver you the skills you’ll need to succeed. By partnering with industry experts their courses are highly relevant to what’s occurring in the industry right now. This means that when you graduate from a Learning Online course, you’ll be able to start applying those skills and create an impact in your role from day one. My Learning Online provides a broad selection of flexible online courses, offering practical skills in fields such as agriculture, animal care, business, and photography. Developed with industry experts, these courses ensure immediate relevance and applicability across various sectors. Ideal for those looking to advance their career, switch industries, or pursue a passion, My Learning Online's courses allow for flexible, online study, enabling learners to gain essential skills and knowledge at their own pace and convenience.
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