• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 6 months
    Duration

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How Will You Benefit?

  • Fast track your career as a horticulturalist
  • Learn the inside secrets of how to become a horticulture pro in months not years!
  • Study a horticulture course that was designed in conjunction with senior members of the profession
  • Free up valuable time, don’t waste time and money travelling to classes
  • Study at your own pace whenever and wherever you are
  • Have access to a tutor who works in the industry you are training for
  • Easy interest free payment plans from as low as $49 per week

Start reaping the benefits by enrolling today!

Career Prospects

The Horticulture course at International Career Institute (ICI) presents a very diverse range of career opportunities. Many positions require working outdoors with the use of management, science, design, planning and technical skills. The most common areas of horticulture include:

Arboriculture: the care and management of urban trees.

Design: designers work to create gardens that are attractive to the eye as well as practical. Sites typically include private gardens, public parks and reserves, indoor facilities and newly developed housing estates. Designers are frequently self-employed.

Gardens and landscape: gardening make over television shows have never been more popular. Business is booming for those in the landscaping business. It is a wonderful opportunity for self employment or seeking employment with an established landscaping company.

Nurseries: plant growing is the foundation of horticulture. Nurseries range from growing, where new plants grown in special conditions to retail, where sales of plants are made to the public.

Sports turf management: The production and maintenance of special grasses is required for sporting facilities such as golf courses, cricket pitches and football ovals. The industry involves turf grass research, science and technology as well as the production, marketing and sales of turf grass products and services.

Horticulture experts have vast career prospects in various areas of the horticulture industry. Fast track your career in horticulture by enrolling in the ICI horticulture course now!

Accreditation

This course is recognised and accredited by the International Association of Private Career Colleges (IAPCC) and the International Approval and Registration Centre (IARC). ICI courses are not AQF qualifications. ICI is an independent global awarding body that develops and administers career-related curriculum and training programs.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline. More details: Places are limited, in demand and entry into the course is on a first come first served basis.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 6 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
    • Duration description
      24 weeks.
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The classification and taxonomic hierarchy of seed bearing plants
  • The use of botanical keys to identify plants
  • Stages of plant growth and life cycles
  • The structure and function of plant cells and tissues
  • The processes of meiosis and mitosis
  • The differences in the external and internal structure of monocotyledons and dicotyledons.
  • The identification and function of the external vegetative parts of higher plants: roots, leaves, stems and buds
  • The identification and function of flowers
  • The identification and function of fruits and seed
  • The importance of photosynthesis and respiration
  • Transpiration and translocation of water throughout the plant
  • Pollination and fertilisation
  • Seed formation and germination
  • Growth regulation

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Prerequisites
  • There are NO previous work or education requirements for entry into any course level. Graduates can expect higher course levels to result in higher potential salary, positions and skill capabilities.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1611 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1611 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 6 months.
  • National

    1611 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1611 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 6 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • Pay Upfront - 10% Off = $1450
  • Weekly Instalment Plan - $49 x 32 weeks

Funding

ICI are passionate about education and providing opportunities for individuals to fulfil their potential. We want to reward outstanding individuals for a variety of achievements and we have a number of scholarships available to a wide variety of courses.

  • Military Scholarship.
  • Business Leadership Scholarship - With a competitive job market and more people obtaining a degree qualification than ever before, it is essential for individuals to identify a way to stand out to employers when searching for a job. An ICI Business Scholarship could be for you.
  • University Scholarship - Currently studying at University? Then an ICI University Scholarship is for you.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

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