Training logoAHC30616 – Certificate III in Production Horticulture

If plants are your thing, consider what a career in Production Horticulture might look like for you. Growing crop is going to become an extremely important skill as the global population increases. Our AHC30616 Certificate III in Production Horticulture program will give you the opportunity to learn about growing and maintaining plants, treating pests and diseases and landscaping. You’ll gain the skills to equip you for a career as a horticulturist in tree cropping, farm, vegetable and berry production.

This training is subsidised by the NSW government. (*for eligible students).

Entry requirements: there are no Training Package entry requirements for this course. Learners will have completed a language literacy and numeracy assessment during the enrolment process and demonstrate their learning capacity to undertake course. Students must be at least 15 years old.

Wollongbar Campus

  • This training is subsidised by the NSW government under Smart and Skilled.

Are you eligible for Smart and Skilled training? Are you:

  • no longer at school?
  • 15 years old or over?
  • living or working in NSW?
  • an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, humanitarian visa holder or New Zealand citizen?

If you answered ‘Yes’ to all four questions, then you may be eligible to enrol in a government-subsidised course with NCCC. Find out more at: smartandskilled.nsw.gov.au/are-you-eligible

The student fee you will need to pay, will be determined according to your personal circumstances and eligibility for a subsidised place.

Subsidised Fees

First Qualification: $2190

Second Qualification: $ 2620

Concession: $240

Non-subsidised Fees

Full Fee: $3200

Contact our friendly staff for more information on: 02 6628 5426 or enquire@northcoastcc.edu.au. We will enrol you for the course after we have discussed the course details and funding with you. 

During the enrolment process students will have to supply: police check, current flu injection record, current vaccination record and working with children check.

Prior to training students will be required to complete and sign a COVID-19 Screening Checklist.

AHCWHS301 Contribute to work health and safety processes

AHCWRK309 Apply Environmentally Sustainable work practices.

AHCCHM307 Prepare and apply chemicals to control pest, weeds and disease

AHCCHM304 Transport and store chemicals

AHCMOM305 Operate specialised machinery and equipment

AHCPMG301 Control weeds

AHCILM302 Provide appropriate information on cultural knowledge

AHCPHT306 Establish Horticultural Crops

AHCPCM302 Provide information on plants and their culture

AHCWRK305 Coordinate work site activities

AHCWRK303 Respond to emergencies

AHCPMG302 Control plant pests, diseases and disorders

AHCBIO302 Identify and report unusual disease or plant pest signs

AHCNAR301 Maintain Natural Areas

AHCBIO305 Apply Biosecurity Measures


*These units may be subject to change

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