Certificate in Horticulture

Certificate in Horticulture

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700 Hours

Learn the techniques, science and plant knowledge underpinning all horticulture industry sectors; then gain specialised training in your chosen sector.

Learning Cloud provides students with a range of Horticultural Course majors.

Our world would be nothing without plants. They feed us, keep us warm and dry, clean our air and provide us with a beautiful, green environment to live in. Working with plants, from designing and building a new city park to developing new food crops can be incredibly rewarding and there is a wealth of career options to choose from.

Learning Cloud Australia provides our students with a range of Horticultural Majors so that you can specalise and target the Career you want. Below is a list of just some of the Horticultural Course Majors available. Remember to request your free information pack to find out more

This is a vocationally-oriented course comprising core studies in general horticulture plus specialised stream studies in an area of your own choice. The course is designed to lay a foundation for a long-term career in horticulture by developing your ability to identify a large range of plants, your knowledge of essential horticultural principles and practices, your practical skills in plant propagation, growth and care, and your ability to adapt to changing situations.
“This is beyond what you would learn in a Trade Certificate in Horticulture. It teaches you everything a tradesman would learn about plant culture; and more science, plus more plant identification than what an average trades person would know” - John Mason Dip.Hort.Sc., Cert.Supn, FIOH, FPLA, Garden Author and educator. 

This certificate involves the following:

Core studies - half of the course involving approximately 350hrs over 15 lessons. Every student must complete these studies.

1. Introduction to plants           
2. Plant culture                        
3. Soils and plant nutrition     
4. Introductory propagation     
5. Identification and use of plants       
6. Pests, diseases and weeds 

Elective studies – another 350 hours, involving stream studies specific to any one of the following areas:

  • Organic Plant Growing
  • Permaculture
  • Ornamental Horticulture
  • Grounds Management
  • Turf
  • Nature Park Management
  • Arboriculture
  • Plant Protection
  • Propagation
  • Landscaping & Garden Design
  • Crops
  • Viticulture
  • CutFlower Growing 
  • Horticultural Technology
  • Herbs 

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