Agriculture and Science

AHC20316 Certificate II in Production Horticulture

Do you enjoy working outdoors? Or are you interested in a career in growing and harvesting the primary produce essential to our everyday lives?

AHC20316 Certificate II in Production Horticulture – TasTAFE is offering a program for people interested in growing profitable food crops.

This course involves a combination of hands on and classroom theory sessions

Career Opportunities

Various hands-on and technical careers.  This course is a good starting point for a career in food production or if you’re interested in starting your own food production business.

Dates and Times


Clarence Campus

  • Next Intake: To be advised
  • Contact us on 1300 655 307 to express your interest
  • You must either be employed in industry or have access to a property to complete the practical component of training

 Huon Valley Trade Training Centre

  • Next Intake:  February – November 2018
  • Duration:  2 days per week plus work placement
  • Venue:  Huon Valley Trade Training Centre, 101 Wilmot Road, Huonville
  • Call 1300 655 307 to register your interest

Your suitability and support needs will be evaluated during a conversation with one of our teachers and/or by answering some written questions.
This will help us to determine what, if any, additional support may be needed or to provide you with further career path advice.

Alanvale Campus

  • Rolling Intake
  • Duration:  varies depending on units selected.  Predominately on the job
  • Call 1300 655 307 to register your interest

Certificate II in Production Horticulture is for people who are currently employed in a rural workplace or have access to a rural property and is available to both Apprentices and Non-Apprentices. You could complete the full Certificate II in Production Horticulture within fifteen (15) months on the job. Depending on you and your employer’s needs, learning may be on-the-job, off-the-job or a combination of both.

For more information for Apprentices please go to our Apprenticeship and Traineeship page.


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Fees and Payments

Full Fee:  $1,086
Full Fee Concession:  $338
Subsidised Fee:  $905
Subsidised Concession:  $283

Because the Government provides generous levels of support to enable TasTAFE to offer much of its training on a subsidised basis, you may not have to pay the maximum fee. Your eligibility for a fee subsidy or a concession will be determined at the time of enrolment, and your overall tuition fee will depend on your individual circumstances.

Please note the majority of people who have not completed a Certificate III or above in the last five years are subsidised students

Students are not eligible for a refund if they withdraw from the course after completing a unit or after undertaking more than 20% of the course.

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Qualification Requirements

To achieve a Certificate II in Production Horticulture 15 units must be successfully completed, consisting of 1 core units and 14 elective units.

Electives will vary between regions.


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