This course is suitable if you currently work in the Horticulture industry at a level requiring higher technical skills. This course reflects the roles of those who manage amenity horticultural enterprises where a range of knowledge and skills are required.
At Kangan Institute we provide students with the opportunity to experience a simulated work place in our own horticulture learning facility. Our teachers have a broad range of industry skills and knowledge that they bring to the classroom environment ensuring that students have relevant and current understanding of industry practices.
Our course delivery features a combination of on-campus and remote (online) learning. This flexibility allows our students to continue to study in a safe, guided and supported manner.
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|Module Code||Module Title||Nominal Hours
|AHCPCM511||Specify plants for landscapes (AHCPCM511)||130
|AHCBUS514||Negotiate and monitor contracts (AHCBUS514)||120
|AHCBUS515||Prepare estimates, quotes and tenders (AHCBUS515)||120
|AHCDES502||Prepare a landscape design (AHCDES502)||240
|AHCDES503||Assess landscape sites (AHCDES503)||110
|AHCLSC501||Survey and establish site levels (AHCLSC501)||110
|AHCPCM502||Collect and classify plants (AHCPCM502)||120
|AHCPCM503||Specify plants for landscapes (AHCPCM503)||130
|AHCPGD501||Manage plant cultural practices (AHCPGD501)||200
|AHCPGD502||Plan the restoration of parks and gardens (AHCPGD502)||120
|AHCWRK503||Prepare reports (AHCWRK503)||60
How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed throughout the course, assessments may include written, oral or practical assessments. These assessments are designed to show that you have achieved the skills and knowledge required in order to achieve this qualification. Your teacher will provide you information on how you will be assessed for each unit.
There is the opportunity for re-assessment and appeal, which you can discus with your teacher.
Some or all of this training is provided with State or Federal Government funding. Are you eligible for Government Subsidised fees? Find out now!
You may be eligible for concession. Find out now!
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Free TAFE and JobTrainer courses only: Students eligible for Free TAFE receive the tuition rate free. Students eligible for JobTrainer pay 20% of the tuition. Materials, consumables and student services fees are payable by all students and do not receive a JobTrainer discount, however concession rates for student services fees are available for concession card holders, apprentices, trainees and 100% off campus delivery courses. Please note that these tuition rates only apply to courses offered under the Free TAFE or JobTrainer schemes.
The fees listed below relate to 2022 courses and are indicative pricing only as total costs vary depending on the units you elect to study.
Concessions for Diploma and Advanced Diploma course categories are only available to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders.
Payment plans are available. Click here to find out more.
Course availability is subject to enrolment numbers.
Your total course fee will typically include your tuition fee (table 1), any applicable consumables and/or material fees (table 2).
Indicative total tuition fee#
Indicative total tuition fee#
# The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.
* Materials/Consumables fees may vary for each individual based on the units they are studying.
Average tuition fees are based on the typical number of student contact hours undertaken by a student to complete this course. Average fees displayed are purely indicative and may not be your actual fee. Fees vary based on the number/hours of electives chosen by the student.
Click here to view maximum tuition fees. We strongly urge you to contact us for a more exact calculation of your fees. Additional fees may apply.
Your total course fee will typically include your tuition fee and non-tuition fees (table 1) and any applicable consumables and/or material fees (table 2).
student contact hours
Government Subsidised $/SCH
Indigenous Concession $/SCH
Full fee $/SCH
^This is based on the maximum number of student contact hours for the total duration of the course. Hours may vary depending on electives chosen by the student.
*This is based on the maximum number of student contact hours for the calendar year of 2022. Hours may vary depending on electives chosen by the student. If you have to undertake training as part of Skills Recognition, your tuition fees are charged according to the applicable rate per Student Contact Hour depending on your eligibility for government subsidised, concession or full fees.
For more information about our fees structure, click here.
What costs and other fees should I expect?
Contact the Contact Centre on 13 TAFE (13 8233) or contact us via our online enquiry form for a fee schedule.
There may be extra costs for reference books, protective clothing or specialised materials.
What employment opportunities will I have?
This course may lead to employment as a:
• Horticulture Manager
What qualifications will I receive?
On successful completion of the course you will be awarded the Nationally Accredited Diploma of Horticulture (AHC50416). As part of the Australian Qualifications Framework this program is nationally recognised.
How do I apply?
To apply for this course, complete an online application form by clicking the yellow 'Apply Here' button above. For further information call 13 TAFE (13 8233) or contact us via our online enquiry form.
How will I be selected for this course?
You will undertake a Literacy, Language and Numeracy (LLN) evaluation and also a Pre-Training Review (PTR) to determine your suitability for this course. You will also be interview by a member of the teaching team prior to completing your enrolment to assess your suitability.