Certificate IV in Horticulture

Provider:
Wakefield International College (WIC)
Course Code:
AHC40416
CRICOS Code:
100177
Qualification Level:
Certificate
Course Area:
Agriculture, Environmental Studies
Duration:
64-Week
Study Mode:
Part Time,Full Time
Location:
South Australia
Course Fee:
$9,000 - $14,000 Per Semester
Delivery Mode:
On Campus,Online Delivery,Blended Delivery
Target:
Domestic,International

Course Overview

This course will be delivered over 64 weeks including 9 weeks term breaks over the duration of the course.

This qualification provides a general vocational outcome in amenity horticulture. It is NOT a suitable pathway for horticultural trades.

No occupational licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication. http://www.myskills.gov.au/courses/details?Code=AHC30716

Subjects:
  • AHCWHS401 Maintain work health and safety processes
  • AHCCHM403 Prepare safe operating procedures for calibration of equipment
  • AHCCHM405 Plan and implement a chemical use program
  • AHCAGB404 Plan and implement infrastructure improvements
  • AHCMOM402 Supervise maintenance of property, machinery and equipment
  • AHCIRG436 Implement an irrigation-related environmental protection program
  • AHCIRG437 Schedule irrigations
  • AHCIRG442 Supervise irrigation system installation
  • AHCSOL401 Sample soils and interpret results
  • AHCPCM401 Recommend plants and cultural practices
  • AHCNSY401 Plan a growing-on program
  • AHCNSY402 Plan a propagation program

Intake Dates

2021 Date Period Duration
Monthly Intakes (17/11/2021) 22 November 2021 64 Week
Monthly Intakes (08/12/2021) 13 December 2021 64 Week
2022 Date Period Duration
Monthly Intakes (12/01/2022) 17 January 2022 64 Week
Monthly Intakes (16/02/2022) 21 February 2022 64 Week

Entry Requirement

Admission Requirements
Academic Entry Requirements Year 12 or equivalent
Minimum Age to Apply 18+ Years
Language Requirement
IELTS Score (Minimum) 5.5 or Higher

Subjects

Subject Name Subject Type Fees
Maintain work health and safety processes Core
Prepare safe operating procedures for calibration of equipment Elective
Plan and implement a chemical use program Elective
Plan and implement infrastructure improvements Elective
Supervise maintenance of property, machinery and equipment Elective
Implement an irrigation-related environmental protection program Elective
Schedule irrigations Elective
Supervise irrigation system installation Elective
Sample soils and interpret results Elective
Recommend plants and cultural practices Elective
Plan a growing-on program Elective
Plan a propagation program Elective

Career Opportunities

Possible career opportunities relevant to this qualification include:
  • Horticulture Team Leader

Internship or Work Placement

Work placement is not a course completion requirement, but is organised by the college to enhance student's practical skills.

For work placement Wakefield International College has agreements in place with agricultural establishments to manage work placement opportunities with their contracted clients to suffice the work placement component of the following units of competency and exposure to the horticulture industry in SA increasing the chances of job opportunity

Horticulture courses are conducted in partnership with nurseries. By partnering with nurseries, we can deliver this course in an excellent working environment for learning and assessment.  As per the MOU signed with our nursery, we are able to ensure all students are exposed to a working environment (physical and human resources) to practice and apply skills and knowledge.

Accreditation

Accreditation Name Accreditation Type Period Start Period End
Australian Skills Quality Authority - ASQA Recognised by Recognition body 14/04/2021
Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students Recognised by Recognition body 14/04/2021

Scholarship

Scholarship Type Value
Institute Scholarship $3,000

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