Diploma of Horticulture

National code: AHC50416 | WA course code: BDD0 | CRICOS code: 092586G

Diploma of Horticulture

About this course

This course will develop the skills you need to design, plan, implement, manage and evaluate operations and processes in your chosen field of horticultural specialisation. Training is provided in the areas of gardening, nursery, pests, weeds, irrigation, soils, machinery, chemicals, landscape gardening, health and safety.

You will also learn how to establish and manage a horticultural business or project which includes preparing estimates; quotes and tenders; managing plant health programs, developing production plans and manage staff and services.

Your skills level will include the management and maintenance of public and private parks, reserves, gardens, natural bushland and community recreation areas. In addition you will gain knowledge in the design and implementation of special plant displays and the provision of advice on plant selection and landscape solutions for domestic and commercial situations.

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Tuition fees

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TIWA tuition fees are reviewed annually and can be viewed in the Schedule of Fees.

If tuition fees are increased you will be required to pay the new fees as they are introduced.

You will be provided with an indicative Schedule of Fees with your Letter of Offer.

Resource fees

The Resource fee includes any consumable that is used by a student in the course of their study e.g. paint, internet use etc... This fee is paid to your college at enrolment.

Material fees

​The Materials fee includes any item that remains the property of a student after the course has been completed e.g. personal protective equipment, tools, text books etc... This fee is paid to your college at enrolment.

Additional information

​Please view the Admission Requirements for your country of origin.

Career opportunities

  • Horticulturist
  • Landscape Gardener
  • Plant Nursery Worker


country of origin: COLOMBIA

Diploma of Horticulture
South Metropolitan TAFE

I am a South American student and even though I am far from my home country, people in Australia and especially Western Australia always make me feel like I am at home.

Everyone is extremely friendly and willing to help you at all times. The course structure at Challenger Institute (now known as South Metropolitan TAFE) is satisfying and has a lot of benefits.

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