Certificate II in Horticulture

Duration Up to 6 months Full Time or Part Time equivalent
National CodeAHC20410
TAFE SA CodeTP00143
Example Career ProfilesHorticultural Tradesperson (Gardener)Horticultural Tradesperson (Gardener),  Landscape GardenerLandscape Gardener,  Nursery WorkerNursery Worker
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Course Admission Requirements

  • No course admission requirements, however, students wishing to access WorkReady funding will be required to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills as part of course counselling before enrolling.

    If there are more applications for this course than places available, applicants will be ranked by Date of application

    Important Information

    • The next course will commence on 19 April for Urrbrae Campus.
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    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: Horticulture Worker; Horticulture Assistant.

    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 II in Horticulture (AHC20410)
    This certificate may develop skills and knowledge in WHS procedures; environmental work practice; planting, recognising plants; maintaining irrigation systems; pruning; treating weeds, pests and diseases, basic soil properties; renovating grassed areas; tending nursery plants; laying paving; machinery and equipment operation and machinery maintenance. 2 core units plus 13 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.


    This course is subsidised through the Government of South Australia's WorkReady initiative. To access subsidised training through WorkReady, your suitability to complete the qualification will be assessed. This may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment.