CERTIFICATE III IN PRODUCTION HORTICULTURE AHC30616
August 27, 2019 - January 31, 2021
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
$3390 per person online e-learning and self-paced. Online course cost could vary due to the student’s circumstances. This will be established with enrolment.
$3890 per person for face to face full-time certificate. A minimum of 8 people required
The course is developed to be conducted online e-learning with practical activities to be signed off by your trainer/supervisor and assessor. It is anticipated this course will take up to 24 months (36 months if undertaking an apprenticeship) to complete, depending on the delivery method and student dedication. Students can complete the course in a shorter timeframe and it depends on their own situation.
The whole course might be delivered full time, face to face at LT Training’s facility and visiting horticulture enterprises to cover all selection criteria. Three days per week. (Minimum of 8 students required for full time). The minimum duration of this course is approximately 13 weeks of initial classroom training. Contact us for start dates and details for the full-time course.
This qualification underpins a range of work functions and job roles for this horticultural trade qualification. The qualification enables individuals to select a tree cropping, vegetable or berry production, grape growing or mushroom production context as a job focus, or a mixture in the case of mixed enterprises. It includes the theoretical and practical components of fifteen (15) units of competency.
There are no entry requirements for the certificate. However, students should have reasonable fitness and physical ability level and have an interest in horticulture.
The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete a total of 15 units:
1 Core unit
14 elective units
The following units are available at the moment:
AHCWHS301 Contribute to work health and safety processes
Elective units available
• 14 units from the elective list below
AHCCHM304 Transport and store chemicals *
AHCCHM307 Prepare and apply chemicals to control pest, weeds and diseases*
AHCPMG301 Control weeds*
AHCPMG302 Control plant pests, diseases and disorders
AHCMOM302 Perform machinery maintenance
AHCMOM304 Operate machinery and equipment
AHCMOM305 Operate specialised machinery and equipment
AHCBIO302 Identify and report unusual disease or plant pest signs
AHCWRK302 Monitor weather conditions
AHCWRK305 Coordinate work site activities
AHCWRK309 Apply environmentally sustainable work practices
AHCPCM301 Implement a plant nutrition program
AHCBAC306 Establish agricultural crops
AHCBAC307 Maintain agricultural crops
Units are part of the ACDC licence in Queensland *
Additional units below could be delivered with a Statement of Attainment. We regard each client as having their own specific need in training. Units above could be swapped with additional units below or other units our scope to suit the client. (Not more than 14 electives are allowed for the full qualification)
AHCIRG333 Maintain pressurised irrigation systems
AHCIRG306 Troubleshoot irrigation systems
AHCMOM213 Operate and maintain chainsaws – not online
AHCBIO201 Inspect & clean machinery for plant, animal & soil material
Other units for the qualifications can be negotiated to suit employer/client-specific needs
On successful completion of this course, participants will be issued an ‘AHC30616 Certificate III in Production Horticulture’ certifying competence of the 15 units completed.
The course is developed to be delivered online e-learning. Some units will have to be block training face to face if elected.
For students that are already employed in the industry:
Your supervisor will play a large part in the practical tasks. Visits by your trainer and assessor will be organised with enrolment.
In accordance with RTO Standards 2015, a maximum on the amount of fees able to be collected in advance is $1500 on initial enrolment. If your fees are being paid for by your employer or another organisation they may be paid in full at time of enrolment.
To comply with the standards, you would then pay instalments so that at no time would we hold fees of $1500 or more in advance. However, all fees must be paid as agreed and all must be paid before a qualification can be issued.
All training aids and safety equipment are provided for use as required with the full-time course.
After enrolment and initial interview, you will be given your login details to start doing this course online.
Please take the time to familiarise yourself with our Student Handbook which contains loads of information for our students including our policies and terms and conditions. The handbook will be shared electronically at the bottom right-hand corner of the web page or in hard copy. If you have any questions at all, we are happy to help.