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Grow yourself the right skills

The Certificate II in Horticulture programs underpins a range of work functions and job roles that can lead to a horticultural trade qualification.

You will learn to recognise plants, undertake planting tasks, operate machinery, maintain irrigation and drainage systems. You will also acquire retail skills relevant to a garden centre environment. Successful completion of the course will equip you for employment in positions such as nursery assistant, nursery worker, assistant to groundskeeper and assistant to a horticulturalist Course details


Townsville Trade Training Centre

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Full time: 14 weeks / 3 days per week

Course details


  • Full Fee $6,000

Cost details

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How to enrol

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Townsville Trade Training Centre Full time / 3 days per week Classroom

Entry requirements

International Student specific entry requirements:
English: For students whose first language is not English, the required minimum English language levels is IELTS 5.5 or equivalent, with no individual score less than 5.0 or equivalent assessment.
More information on English entry requirements can be found on our website.

Academic: The minimum requirements can be one of the following:

  • Certificate II or III – 10 years of schooling (or equivalent)
  • Certificate IV or Diploma – 12 years of schooling (or equivalent)
  • Mature –aged entry with work experience in a related field

Please send certified and translated copies of your English results and academic certificates to the International Student Unit together with your completed and signed application form


Townsville Trade Training Centre
763 Ingham Road
Townsville QLD 4818

Resources required

Please be aware that you will also be required to supply the following items at your cost:

  • Steel capped boots
  • Goggles
  • Mask
  • Gloves
  • Pens
  • Notepad


Townsville Trade Training Centre: Full time over 14 weeks attending 3 days per week Monday - Wednesday 8:30am - 4.00pm.


AHCWRK209A Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices Core
AHCOHS201A Participate in OHS processes Core
AHCPCM201A Recognise plants Elective
AHCCHM201A Apply chemicals under supervision Elective
AHCPGD201A Plant trees and shrubs Elective
AHCPMG201A Treat weeds Elective
AHCSOL201A Determine basic properties of soil and/or growing media Elective


Not all electives available at all campuses

Payment options explained

The course cost indicated is for students on an international student visa. If you are visiting Australia on a non-student visa, (e.g. working holiday, employer sponsor etc.) please contact us directly for the price applicable to you.



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The Queensland Government will offset the cost of study for eligible students. You will still need to pay for a portion of your study costs. The amount above is what you will need to pay.


You are eligible for the concession price of a course if you are eligible for subsidised training, and are listed on an Australian Government Low Income Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card, if you are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, you hold a Department of Veterans' Affairs Pensioner Concession Card, or if you have a disability. Further information about concessions.

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Additional Costs

There are no additional costs to study this course.


AHC20410 Certificate II in Horticulture

Job prospects

  • Horticulture worker

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Applying to TAFE Queensland International is easy. You can submit an application at any time, but get in early as positions are limited!
Before you apply, make sure that you check that you meet the specific academic and language requirements for your chosen course.
The application process

To support your application, please supply your supporting documents.
These include:

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If your application is successful, we will send you an Offer of Place letter. To accept it and secure your place in your chosen program, you will need to:

After you have accepted your Offer of Place, you will receive your Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE) and with your CoE you can apply for your student visa. You will need to arrange your student visa before you come to Australia.

Last updated on 17 January 2017

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