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AHC20416 Certificate II in Horticulture

18 months
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AHC20416 Certificate II in Horticulture at Open Colleges is suitable for home gardeners and sole traders, including handypersons, landscapers and gardeners.


Whichever stream you choose will give you a deeper understanding of this growth area and help you develop in-demand, industry-specific skills.

You will also be granted access to Trade Hub as part of your studies. Trade Hub is a literacy and numeracy support tool, which explains key concepts that you will need to understand to work in horticulture (area, volume, instructions, and safety documents).

Studying online with AHC20416 Certificate II in Horticulture at Open Colleges means you can fit learning around your life. There are no classrooms and no deadlines. You simply study whenever you want, at a pace that suits your life, and on any device that’s handy (smartphone, tablet, laptop or desktop computer).

Potential career outcomes

  • Crop workers
  • Gardener
  • Horticulturalist Assistant
  • Landscape Gardener
  • Landscaping Assistant
  • Nursery Assistant

Programme Structure

What do you learn in this course

  • How to recognise plants, prepare plant specimens and provide information on products and services.
  • The fundamentals of planting, potting and maintaining trees, shrubs and plants.
  • Soil testing and how to treat weeds, pests and diseases
  • How to work effectively in the industry and Work Health and Safety practices.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
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You can enroll in the majority of our courses, and start studying, anytime you like. There's no need to wait for a certain date or a new semester to start.




  • Self-paced
  • No Attendance
  • Continuous support with feedback on request
  • No interaction at all

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • There are no formal education entry requirements for this course.

  • You will need to be at least 16 years old. If you are under 18 your enrolment form will need to be signed by a parent or guardian.

  • This course involves reading and undertaking a range of written assessments, as well as engaging in online forums and discussions. Furthermore, the delivery mode relies on the extensive use of written communication. As such, entry to the course requires the successful completion of English to Year 10 level.

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