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AHC20416 - Certificate II in Horticulture


Did you know horticulture is involved in everything from the cotton in your t-shirt to the food on your plate?

This is a diverse and growing industry in Australia with a variety of job options.

Learn hands-on skills on our impressive 8 hectare property, featuring hydroponic hothouses, poly tunnels, vegetable gardens, ornamental gardens and an established orchard. You will learn how to construct and maintain gardens, test and improve soil, identify pests and diseases in plants and operate machinery.

This course will give you skills that you can apply in retail nurseries, properties, parks, gardens and nature reserves.

What you need to know

Please wear steel-capped boots and suitable clothing for outdoor conditions (high visibility if possible).


Try out a career while you are still in school. Get a head start with hands-on experience AND a nationally recognised qualification!

How do I sign up?

You need to opt into VDSS through your school. Chat to your careers counsellor, pathways advisor or VDSS coordinator to learn more.

To learn more, schools can phone Gordon Talty, VDSS Coordinator, on 0417 607 818.

Grace Mattingley

Studied: AHC30716 Certificate III in Horticulture, AHC20416 – Certificate II in Horticulture

“CCG is a really down-to-earth place. As soon as I walked in the door on my first day, everyone welcomed me with open arms. It was a great way to start my learning. I would describe my trainer as one of the easiest people to talk to. He’s an expert in everything he does, so […]