CERTIFICATE IV IN HORTICULTURE
AHC40422 Course Outline
Course CRICOS Code: 113693D
Duration: 52 weeks (40 weeks study plus 12 weeks break)
MODE OF STUDY
Face to face 2 days a week
This qualification describes the skills and knowledge for supervisory job roles in the horticulture industry.
Individuals with this qualification perform tasks involving technical skills and supervisory skills to operate, monitor and improve performance of horticultural systems and projects, and may supervise staff.
This qualification applies to individuals with existing horticulture industry experience and technical skills and knowledge gained through training or employment specifically in the horticulture industry.
Work must comply with health and safety and environmental regulations and legislation that apply to the workplace.
No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.
The Cert IV in Horticulture consists of 12 units of competency; 4 Core Unit and 8 Elective Units.
Unit of Competency
AHCPCM406 Develop a soil health and plant nutrition program
AHCPGD404 Plan a plant establishment program
AHCWHS402 Maintain workplace health and safety processes
AHCWRK410 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
AHCBUS407 Cost a project
AHCBUS408 Operate within a budget framework
AHCLSC404 Supervise landscape project works
AHCNSY404 Plan a propagation program
AHCORG411 Manage organic soil improvement
AHCPCM404 Recommend plants and cultural practices
AHCPMG409 Implement a pest management plan
AHCSOL406 Sample soils and interpret results
There are no training package entry requirements associated with this qualification however the following entry requirements apply.
Students must be 18 years of age at the time of enrolment
IELTS score 5.5 overall (with no band less than 5.0) or equivalent Pearson Test of English (PTE)
Year 12 or equivalent of Australian HSC.
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES & EDUCATION PATHWAYS
After achieving this qualification candidates may undertake an AQF level 4 qualification within the AHC Package, or other Training Packages.
Alternatively, students will be able to access appropriate employment.
When successfully completed students can apply for jobs within the business industry which may include and of the following high level, specialised qualification can lead to in-demand roles such as:
This qualification is recognised nationally under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).
Students that complete some but not all of the units of competency as stated in the Course Structure may be issued with a Statement of Attainment. It will identify only those units of competence that have been completed as part of the qualification and recognised nationally under the AQF.
RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING (RPL) AND CREDIT TRANSFERS
Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for what you already know. If you believe you have related skills or have relevant units/qualifications obtained in previous successful studies, please indicate on your application form that you wish to apply for RPL/Credit.
Australian Health and Horticulture Institute Pty Ltd recognises qualifications and Statements of Attainment issued under the Australian Qualifications Framework by a Registered Training Organisation.
Tuition Fees : 9,700 $
Material Fee : 1,500 $
Tuition Fees : 12,800 $
Material Fee : 1,500 $
Enrollment Fee: 300 $
* These are the mandatory fees related to Certificate IV in Horticulture studies. There may be other additional fees related to student administration - these are clearly outlined on page 5 of the Letter of Offer and Student Acceptance agreement.
For further information regarding studying with AHHI, please refer to our Student Handbook which outlines all additional terms, conditions, and information related to student life in Australia.