Certificate II in Landscaping

This pre-apprenticeship course will set you up for a career in landscape construction.

If you love having the sun on your back and the satisfaction of creating an environment for everyone to enjoy, then we want you in this course. This pre-apprenticeship program will set you up for a career in landscape construction, and when you finish you will have the skills to help you find an apprenticeship in one of Australia’s boom industries.

You will learn valuable construction and horticulture skills including how to construct low profile retaining walls, how to install agregate paths and how to operate and maintain chainsaws.

 

  • Landscape construction apprentice
  • Labourer

The course content below provides all possible units related to the course. If the course has various streams, the units you are required to study will depend on your chosen stream.

ASSIST WITH LANDSCAPE CONSTRUCTION WORK
AHCLSC201
CONSTRUCT LOW-PROFILE TIMBER OR MODULAR RETAINING WALLS
AHCLSC202
INSTALL AGGREGATE PATHS
AHCLSC203
LAY PAVING
AHCLSC204
OPERATE BASIC MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT
AHCMOM203
RECOGNISE PLANTS
AHCPCM201
PLANT TREES AND SHRUBS
AHCPGD201
PARTICIPATE IN WORK HEALTH AND SAFETY PROCESSES
AHCWHS201
APPLY CHEMICALS UNDER SUPERVISION
AHCCHM201
SET OUT SITE FOR CONSTRUCTION WORKS
AHCLSC301
UNDERTAKE OPERATIONAL MAINTENANCE OF MACHINERY
AHCMOM204
OPERATE AND MAINTAIN CHAINSAWS
AHCMOM213
PRUNE SHRUBS AND SMALL TREES
AHCPGD203
TREAT WEEDS
AHCPMG201
WORK EFFECTIVELY IN THE INDUSTRY
AHCWRK204
PARTICIPATE IN ENVIRONMENTALLY SUSTAINABLE WORK PRACTICES
AHCWRK209
3 days per week

Entry requirements (year 12)

Entry requirements (non year 12)

There are no formal entry requirements for this program.

The application method varies depending on your circumstances, please visit our TAFE application page for further information.

For information in relation to the University and students rights and responsibilities please refer to the VET Information Guide.

Applicants need to demonstrate the literacy and numeracy skills required to undertake this course through a test as part of the application process. The test will be conducted through Federation College prior to commencement of training. Feedback will be provided to the applicant on their results and types of support, if necessary, available to them.

The application method varies depending on your circumstances, please visit our How to apply page for further information.

VTAC application: No

Direct application: Yes

Federation University code: LKG

National course code: AHC21616

Fees are subject to change annually.

Tuition and material fees (if applicable) will be charged at enrolment.

For further information regarding tuition and material fees, please view 2021 Indicative Course Fees (pdf, 756kb) .  

Indicative government-subsidised and full-fee course fees are shown on this document, and should be read in conjunction with the information on the TAFE fees website.

Eligible applicants/students accessing government-subsidised training under the 'Skills First Program' need to be aware enrolling in a qualification may affect their ability to access future government-subsidised training.

Fee assistance: VET Student Loans may be available for eligible Diploma and Advanced Diploma enrolments.

For further information on paying your fees please refer to the Fees, charges and eligibility on the TAFE fees website.
 

2021 TAFE Eligibility Exemptions

 

You could be eligible for government subsidised study at Federation University Australia through the TAFE eligibility exemptions. 

If you have been deemed ineligible for a government subsidised place because you have a higher qualification or have commenced two qualifications at the same level you may be eligible to enrol in a government subsidised place with a TAFE eligibility exemption. Please refer to the TAFE fees website or contact the course coordinator
 

Please note: A limited number of TAFE eligibility exemptions are available so contact us now to secure your place for 2021.

If what you have learned at work, from other programs, courses, from life experience or training provided at work is relevant to this program, you may be entitled to gain subject credits or exemptions. The University is obliged to recognise the AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by other registered training organisations. For further details contact Federation University on 1800 333 864.

This program offers apathway into the Certificate III in Landscape Construction (AHC42016)

A range of student services are available at most campuses. For further information on these services or for course information, please contact us on 1800 333 864.

The commencement of all programs is subject to available funding and enrolment quotas.

All information contained in this program overview including the availability of programs and fees, is correct at the time of being published, however the University reserves the right to alter any program, procedure or fee. Students should check for any amendment prior to enrolment.

CRICOS Provider No.00103D
Please note: This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding to eligible individuals.
National RTO Code: 4909

School department

Federation TAFE

Course coordinator

Sharon Cini