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

This qualification allows individuals to develop post-trade skills and knowledge across a broad coverage of the industry prior to undertaking higher level roles in the industry.

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.

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
is the average salary earned by graduates entering their first full time job after graduating
* 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: Classroom | Online | Workplace | Combination of above
Attendance Requirements: This course has mandatory attendance requirements. Please refer to the individual course information sheet
Vocational Placement: Not applicable for this course.