Horticulture Workshop – Delando


Kick start your career in Horticulture with this taster course!

Learn the basics of horticulture with this nationally accredited course. Perfect for those wanting a taste of horticulture before completing a full qualification, home gardeners or outdoor professionals who want to expand their knowledge and skills.


University of Newcastle - University Drive, Callaghan NSW 2308

Course Dates

Commences 2nd of July 2020 and runs every Thursday until 3rd of August 2020.

Who Is This Course For

This course is for students looking to gain the skills for work within the Horticulture industry.

Delivery Mode

Face-to-face delivery

Learning Outcomes

  • Use hand tools
  • Basic chemical handling
  • Maintain grassed areas
  • Work Health and Safety

Study Pathways

Students who graduate from this course may continue their studies by enrolling in AHC20416 Certificate II in Horticulture.

Funding Eligibility

This course is being offered under the Adult and Community Education Community Services Obligation (ACE) Program. This funding has been designed to support people who experience barriers to training and employment. To determine your eligibility for the ACE Program Click here

A disadvantaged student who is one of the following:

  • An aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander; or
    Disabled or have a dependent child, spouse or partner who is disabled; or
  • A Commonwealth Government Welfare Recipient or have a dependent child, spouse or partner who is a Commonwealth Government Welfare Recipient; or
  • Experiencing significant hardship as verified by a government agency, medical professional or support agency


Experiencing one of the following barriers to participation in training:

  • Very low literacy, language and/or numeracy skills
  • Limited employability skills
  • Persistent and ongoing personal issues impacting on their education
  • Significant educational disadvantage, which impacts their ability to succeed in training

Please Note that all enrolments will be contacted regarding eligibility and will be required to provide evidence of Medicare card, Centrelink information, USI and Identification prior to the course. If you're currently enrolled into another course, you're unable to do both courses at the same time. If you have  completed a qualification in a Certificate II or above, you maybe ineligible for this funding. Please contact the college prior to enroling, 4348 4300.

Entry Requirements

Students must have successfully completed year 10 (or equivalent), turned 16 or have relevant experience and/or qualifications that indicate likely success in completing the course.

Units of Competency

AHCMOM203 Operate basic machinery and equipment
AHCPMG201 Treat weeds
MEM18001C Use hand tools
AHCWRK205 Participate in workplace communications
AHCCHM201 Apply chemicals under supervision

Non-Accredited Modules

CSO201910 Maintain grassed areas

Please Note that "CSO201910 Maintain grassed areas" is not Non-Accredited Modules and only a statement of attendance will be provided for this module.

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