Horticulture and CLM

AHC40416 Certificate IV in Horticulture

AHC40416 Certificate IV in Horticulture is part of the Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training Package.

This course develops skills and knowledge at a managerial level in the Horticulture Industry. Students will have the opportunity to put their learning into practice by participating in the work-placement component of the course. Skills and knowledge development is underpinned by specific projects within the industry.

This qualification would suit:

  • People currently working in Horticulture at a supervisory level and wanting to gain a qualification
  • People who have completed some units of the Certificate III or IV in Horticulture and now wanting the entire qualification
  • People wishing to progress their career in the Horticulture sector

If you wish to gain skills by completing selected units please contact the Team, by calling 1300 655 307, for more information.

Career Opportunities

Further study or career options may include:

  • Students who have completed selected units only, may enrol in the entire Certificate IV in Horticulture or a Diploma of Horticulture
  • Part-time training that leads to a Diploma of Horticulture

Dates and Times

Clarence Campus

  • Flexible Delivery – you are expected to be employed in industry
  • Call us on 1300 655 307 to register your interest

Alanvale Campus

  • Flexible Delivery
  • Call us on 1300 655 307 to register your interest

Burnie Campus

  • Flexible Delivery
  • Call us on 1300 655 307 to register your interest

Learning Options

This course is for people who are currently employed in the Horticulture sector. Depending on your needs, learning may be on-the-job, off-the-job or a combination of both. Learning options will include:.

  • On-the-job – training in your workplace.
  • Off-the-job – Learning will be in TasTAFE or in an appropriate venue
  • 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.

Assessment Process

Throughout all assessments, Occupational Health & Safety procedures must be followed. Options for assessment will include:

  • Short written assessment – question and answer style test.
  • Projects – group or individual, may be practical or research based.
  • Assignments – research topic and provide a written response.
  • Practical – you will be observed doing tasks.
  • All students may be assessed in the workplace.
  • If required, other assessment methods may be used for students (eg verbal tests instead of short written tests)
  • Testimonials from supervisor.
  • Photographic and other media evidence.

Assessment methods will be negotiated using a variety and or combination of the above methods.


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Fees and Payments

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  • Students must satisfy a foundation skill assessment.

Qualification Requirements

To successfully achieve this qualification you need 1 core unit and 11 elective units.
For a full list of electives contact the Team.


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