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Certificate III in Horticulture

Duration Up to 12 months Full Time or Part Time equivalent
National CodeAHC30710
TAFE SA CodeTP00144
Course TypeTraining Package Qualification
Course UnitsView Units
Example Career ProfilesHorticultural Tradesperson (Gardener)Horticultural Tradesperson (Gardener),  Landscape GardenerLandscape Gardener,  Nursery WorkerNursery Worker
FacultiesEnvironment, Conservation and Horticulture,  Primary Industries and Science
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Full / Part Time
External693019Apply Now ExternalFT & PT 
Barossa Valley644336Apply Now On CampusPTDay Only
Barossa Valley644343Apply Now On CampusFTDay Only
Mount Gambier655329Apply Now On & Off CampusPTDay Only
Renmark648014Apply Now On & Off CampusPTDay Only
Urrbrae693316Apply Now On & Off CampusFT & PTDay & Evening

Course Admission Requirements

  • No course admission requirements

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Campus/Delivery SATAC
Application Study Mode Study Load
Full / Part Time
wBarossa Valley644337Apply Now Workplace PT 
wUrrbrae693314Apply Now Workplace PT 
wx TAFE SA can recognise the skills (RPL) you already have. If you are working in the industry and have skills that can be recognised, TAFE SA will provide any additional training needed to gain a qualification.
The duration of a workplace course is determined by the study plan.
Read more about training in the workplace for existing workers.

Course Admission Requirements

  • You must be working in a related industry and provide evidence of this when you enrol.

Course Notes & Special Requirements

  • If there are more applicants than available places, TAFE SA will make offers based on date of application.
  • For further information on studying this course externally contact (08) 8562 0578 or

How to Apply

Award Courses

Note: You must be an Australian Resident to apply for this course. For International Students please visit International Courses.

Employment Outcomes

Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include: Horticulturist; Gardener.

Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

Qualifications & Skills Covered

Certificate III in Horticulture (AHC30710)
This certificate may develop skills and knowledge in carrying out WHS procedures; providing information on plants; controlling weeds, pests and diseases; chemical use; installing and operating irrigation systems, plant nutrition; plant establishment; landscape construction and maintenance; sports turf construction and maintenance; specialist pruning, propagation and maintenance of nursery plants; machinery and equipment operation and maintenance. 2 core units plus 14 electives.

Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full Qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.


 Fee Range (approx)
Total course cost$4,278 - $9,052
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