Machinery Maintenance Course

from Certificate III in Horticulture (AHC30716)

Course Code SA3SMLMT19
Campus Contact your local GOTAFE campus on 1300 GOTAFE (468 233) for full details
Duration TBA

Course Overview

The AHC30716 Certificate III in Horticulture is the recognised qualification to become a qualified Horticulturist, Irrigation Service Technician, Horticulture Consultant, Sustainable Horticulture Promotional Officer and/or Interior Plantscaper.

Play your part in a more sustainable environment while you dig into all things horticulture. GOTAFE’s Certificate III will inspire you to build your career. Learn in our on-campus gardens all you need to know about:
Plant classification, selection and identification
Weed, pest and disease control
Farm chemicals
Plant nutrition
Landscape design and construction
Revegetation, seed collection
Pruning principals and techniques

This course is delivered on campus. There is also an option for this course to be delivered as a Traineeship. Please contact the Course Coordinator for further information in regards to Traineeships.

Students also have the opportunity to undertake and receive a dual qualification in both AHC30716 Certificate III in Horticulture and AHC31416 Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management.

Short courses are also offered as part of this qualification.

Sessions - Dates/Times

Contact your local GOTAFE campus on 1300 GOTAFE (468 233) for full details

Fee Information

Contact your local GOTAFE campus on 1300 GOTAFE (468 233) for full details

Skills Recognition

Skills Recognition is an assessment only process that may result in credits towards a part or full qualification.  There is no formal training involved, although you may choose to complete further training as a result of the assessment process.

You can apply for Skills Recognition before you enrol in the qualification you are seeking.  You can apply for Skills Recognition through one or both of the following processes:

  • Credit Transfer for formal training that might be equivalent to a new qualification or partial qualification
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for people who have relevant and current skills and knowledge that they have gained through non-formal or informal learning i.e. work or life experience.

Please note:  Eligible individuals who wish to access a government subsidised place, must participate in a Pre-training Review.  This will consider your:

  • Aspirations/career goals
  • Educational attainment and capability
  • Literacy and numeracy skills
  • Suitability for Recognition for Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer
Learner’s Rights

Refer to the Student Handbook for information regarding Learner’s Rights Student Handbook.
Further information is provided at course induction.

Student Welfare Unit

As an enrolled student at GOTAFE you will be welcome to access a variety of non-academic support services from the Student Welfare Unit. These services are designed to best support you to successfully complete your course.

Services include on campus supports and remote supports

  • Counselling
  • employment information
  • careers
  • activities etc.
Educational Support Services

As an enrolled student at GOTAFE you may access a wide range of academic support services to assist you to meet the academic challenges of your course from our Learning Support Unit.

Where to from here?

If you need any further clarification of the information provided please contact one of our client service officers on 1300 468 233 who can assist you or click Enquire Now.