AHC40416 Certificate IV in Horticulture

Ready to upgrade your skills in the horticulture industry?

Reach new heights in your horticultural career. Upgrade your skills to gain a qualification that increases your employment opportunities.

Learning Sphere
RTO Code 91718

Progress to a higher position in horticulture

A Certificate IV in Horticulture will help to qualify you to operate at a supervisory or management level in the nursery, landscape, turf, or parks and gardens industries.

Turn your green thumb into greenbacks in your wallet

According to the Australian Government’s Job Outlook service, the number of people working in gardens and nurseries grew over the past five years and is expected to continue to see stable growth in the future. Employers are looking for qualified candidates who are hardworking, reliable, and have a positive attitude. .

What you’ll learn

Completing this qualification will give you post trade skills and knowledge to enable you to cost projects, set and work within budget frameworks, source contractors as well as a range of high level horticultural skills.

Core subjects

  • AHCWHS401 – Maintain work health and safety processes

Elective subjects

  • AHCBUS407 – Cost a project
  • AHCBUS408 – Operate within a budget framework
  • AHCLSC401 – Supervise landscape project works
  • AHCORG403 – Manage organic soil improvement
  • AHCPCM401 – Recommend plants and cultural practices
  • AHCSOL401 – Sample soils and interpret results
  • AHCWRK401 – Implement and monitor quality assurance procedures
  • AHCPCM402 – Develop a soil health and plant nutrition program
  • TLIR4002 – Source goods/services and evaluate contractors
  • AHCNAR401 – Supervise natural area restoration works
  • AHCNAR402 – Plan the implementation of revegetation works

Elective Units are subject to change based on client / learner requirements.

Career opportunities

  • Landscape manager/designer
  • Nursery manager
  • Botanic gardener
  • Supervisor in area of speciality
  • Senior horticulturalist
Graduates of this course achieve excellent career outcomes.
of graduates were satisfied with their training
of graduates enjoy improved work status such as promotion or higher pay
* Information provided by myskills.gov.au

AHC40416 - Certificate IV in Horticulture

Study with one of Australia’s most successful RTO’s.

Course Duration: Approximately 12 months
Delivery Mode Options: Workplace | Online (real time) classroom | Online self paced | Combination of above | Workplace Traineeship

Entry Requirements:  There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Language, Literacy & Numeracy: Learning Sphere requires all applicants to complete a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) quiz prior to final enrolment.  Where outcomes indicate additional support is required, we will collaborate with individuals to create a Learning Support Plan.

Learners are expected to have a medium level of Language, Literacy and Numeracy for this qualification.

Physical Requirements: This job role requires individuals to undertake physical tasks.  Please call our office and we will be happy to assist you in deciding if this qualification is right for you.