Selected units from Certificate II in Horticulture

Course code: MST20616

This program provides students with an overview of the horticulture industry. This program is hands on, allowing the participant to develop skills required to extent their career options. Working safely and developing employability skills are a key focus within this experience, students will undertake training in areas such as, laying paving, potting up plants and assisting with landscape construction.

Please note this is a one-year program. Students will receive a Statement of Attainment.

Are you suitable?

Consider this course if:

  • Are interested in gardening
  • Like working outdoors
  • Enjoy practical activities
  • Are able to undertake manual work (including bending and lifting)
  • Enjoy the natural environment

For more information about this course, download the Information Booklet.

  • Sample of competencies includes:
    • Undertake propagation
    • Participate in workplace communication
    • Lay paving
    • Assist with landscape construction work
    • Use Hand Tools

Box Hill Institute

RTO Number: 4687


Box Hill Institute (Lilydale Campus)
1 Jarlo Dr, Lilydale
Friday 10.00am – 2.00pm

Part Time / Face to Face

This is a one year program.

Assessment may be a combination of written and online assignments, tests, examinations and practical application projects.

Work placement is not required.

Contact the VET Coordinator at your Secondary College for specific information regarding your College's application process. Your VET Coordinator and/or staff from your Secondary College will assist you with planning for your VCE or VCAL certificate and will advise you where a VET Course fits within this plan. They will also give you information about travel arrangements and any costs associated with VET Courses.

For information on the IMVC Application Process please go to About VET Delivered in Schools.

Contact your school to discuss fees for VET Courses.

VCAL: This program contributes to the Industry Specific Skills Strand and may also contribute to the Work Related Skills Strand.