Agriculture and Science

AHC30616 Certificate III in Production Horticulture

Do you work on a farm and are interested in gaining a qualification for the industry you are working in?

This course is for people who are currently employed in a rural workplace.  You should complete the full AHC30616 Certificate III in Production Horticulture within 24 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.

You can enrol and start at anytime.  We will work with you to determine a training and assessment plan that best suits your needs.

Career Opportunities

Careers vary across different industry sectors.  Possible careers relevant to this qualification include:

  • Vegetable or mushroom farm worker
  • Orchard of vineyard farm worker
  • Plantation worker

Dates and Times

SOUTH
Workplace based Students

  • Rolling Intake
  • 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

NORTH
Alanvale Campus

  • Rolling Intake
  • Duration:  varies depending on units selected, predominately on the job
  • Venue:  G Block, Alanvale Campus, Alanvale Road, Newnham
  • Call 1300 655 307 to register your interest

AHC30616 Certificate III in Production Horticulture is for people who are currently employed in a rural workplace.  If you have a training contract you will be enrolled as an apprentice.  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.

Learning Options

  • Learning in a rural workplace with TasTafe facilities where appropriate
  • Demonstrations – to show you how to do things
  • Learning Guides – books that contain information to help with your learning
  • DVDs and Videos – resources that give you extra support and information
  • Classroom learning for theory
  • One-on-one mentoring

Recognition

For further details please refer to www.tastafe.tas.edu.au/future/recognition/

Fees and Payments

For further details please refer to www.tastafe.tas.edu.au/future/fees-and-payments/

Pre-requisites

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.

Qualification Requirements

To achieve a AHC30616 Certificate III in Production Horticulture 15 units must be successfully completed, consisting of 1 core unit and 14 elective units.

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