Diploma of Horticulture

Duration Up to 12 months Full Time or Part Time equivalent
National CodeAHC50416
TAFE SA CodeTP01041
Example Career ProfileHorticultural AssistantHorticultural Assistant
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This course will enable you to develop skills and knowledge in managing plant health, horticultural trials, collecting data, preparing reports, soils, plant cultural practices for amenity horticulture, developing strategies for the management of pests and collecting and classifying plants.



Campus / Delivery Study Mode Application
Barossa ValleyOn & Off CampusOpening May 2018
UrrbraeOn CampusApply Now

Course Admission Requirements

  • No course admission requirements, however, students wishing to access VET Student Loans are required to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills, or provide evidence of successful completion of SACE Stage 2 or equivalent Australian Year 12 certificate, or completion of Certificate IV or above, 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
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How to Apply

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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 Senior Horticulturist, Parks and Garden Manager, Horticulture Enterprise Manager.

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

Diploma of Horticulture (AHC50416)
This course is comprised of 10 elective units to allow individual study plans to suit the needs of each student.

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 TAFE SA course cost$8,256 - $12,470

Please note that fees listed apply to the TAFE SA qualification only. Check the University website for Bachelor fees. Fees vary depending on the subjects you enrol into and are based on a rate per hour. TAFE SA reserve the right to make any changes necessary.

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