Certificate II in Horticulture - FIRST YEAR

Keen to develop your interest in plants and gardens into a career? Throughout this course, you will develop skills in plant identification, pest, disease, and weed control, propagation, and pruning. You will also gain experience in operating and maintaining common horticultural machinery and equipment. Give yourself a head start into an apprenticeship or traineeship.

Course in Transition
This qualification is superseded and course updates are occurring.
To ensure course content is relevant and industry-specific, industry is constantly having input into this training package. The course code, title, units, and content may change in the future and you may be enrolled in the new qualification. Further information will be provided on our website, upon enrolment and/or during the course of your training.


33 weeks plus holiday block training


One afternoon block of delivery each week, plus holiday block training during term 2 school holidays period.


Students must provide a USI at the point of applying for this VET DSS program.

Contribution to the VCE

The Certificate II in Horticulture (partial completion) is a non-scored program.  VCE students will receive a units 1-4 over two years of the program.

VCE VM students will complete a minimum of 180 nominal hours a year to obtain their senior secondary certificate.