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Certificate IV in Horticulture


52 weeks

Offshore Tuition Fee


Course Code


Number of units

12 units

Pre Enrolment Information

Prior to enrolment, it is a mandatory requirement for students to attend a Pre-Enrolment Consultation session to ensure students are fully aware of the required course information and can make an informed decision.

Course Overview

AHC40416 – Certificate IV in Horticulture allows individuals to develop post-trade skills and knowledge across a broad coverage of the industry prior to undertaking higher level roles in the industry.

Entry Requirements

Successful completion of Australian year 11 or equivalent.

Students must be 18 years old and above.

A minimum of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent is required.

Qualification Issued

Once the units of competency required in the training package for this qualification have been successfully completed, the student will be issued with AHC40416 – Certificate IV in Horticulture and an academic transcript of all completed units within 30 calendar days. Students who successfully complete individual units of competency within the qualification, but not the qualification in its entirety will be eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment. This document contains a record of all completed units and will be available to students by the end of their course.

AVTA does not guarantee that:

  • a successful education assessment outcome for the student or intending student; or
  • completion of an AVTA qualification will lead to an employment outcome; or
  • a learner will successfully complete a training product on its scope of registration; or
  • a training product can be completed in a manner which does not meet the requirements of the Standards for Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) 2015.


There are no pre-requisites for this course

Course Format

Core Unit CodeCore Unit Title
AHCWHS401Maintain work health and safety processes
Elective Unit Code
Elective Unit Title
AHCBUS408Operate within a budget framework
AHCIRG436Implement an irrigation-related environmental protection program
AHCIRG437Schedule irrigations
AHCORG403Manage organic soil improvement
AHCPCM401Recommend plants and cultural practices
AHCPGD401Design plant displays
TLIR4002Source goods/services and evaluate contractors
BSBWHS513Lead WHS risk management
BSBPEF501Manage personal and professional development
BSBOPS504Manage business risk
BSBOPS503Develop administrative systems

Work functions in the occupational areas where this qualification may be used are subject to regulatory requirements. Refer to the AHC Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training Package Companion Volume Implementation Guide or the relevant regulator for specific guidance on requirements.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Note: Elective units selected are subject to change.

This qualification must be delivered as per the packaging rules, even if a core unit/named elective has been superseded, until such time as the qualification has been updated and this update is reflected on the National Register, training.gov.au, and is listed on the RTO’s Scope of Registration.

Related Occupations

Irrigation Installation and Service Technician
Horticulture Team Leader

Completion of an AVTA qualification does not guarantee an employment outcome.

How do I enrol?

To get started with the enrolment process, visit our enrolment page here.
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Course Details

Course Duration

52 weeks

(44 weeks tuition + 8 weeks scheduled break)

Delivery Mode

Face to Face, Distance and Online



Number of units

12 units of competency

(1 core units + 11 elective units)
Tuition Fees

Onshore Fee


Offshore Fee


* Non-Tuition fees is not included in this price

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