Certificate IV in Production Horticulture

Code:
AHC40316
Government-subsidised training
Recognition
Meets the requirements of the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF)
Entry requirements
No minimum education
Units in this course
Fee range
$3,500 - $10,153 (full fee)
$2,901 - $2,901
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About government-subsidised training

Students may be eligible for government-subsidised training. This is only offered by training providers who have a contract with the Victorian Government to deliver government-subsidised training.

If you're eligible, the government will contribute to the cost of the training.




Finding government-subsidised training

Government-subsidised training is marked with this symbol Government-subsidised training available. Course availability data is sourced from the Australian Course Information Register.

About Tuition fee-free at TAFE

Courses marked 'Tuition fee-free at TAFE' are on the Victorian Government's Free TAFE for Priority Courses initiative list. This means students who are eligible for government-subsidised training can enrol in one priority course for free at a TAFE Victoria provider in 2019.

Eligibility

Your TAFE will confirm your eligibility when you enrol in a course on the Free TAFE for Priority Courses initiative list.

It's important to know that TAFEs may charge other fees, such as student services fees or materials fees, and you'll need to cover these costs yourself.

Before you enrol:

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About pre-apprenticeship courses

This course is available to study as a pre-apprenticeship. A pre-apprenticeship is a great way to get a feel for the industry before committing to an apprenticeship.

Some pre-apprenticeships can help reduce the length of a formal apprenticeship. This only applies to selected courses approved by the Victorian Registration and Qualifications Authority (VRQA). To find out if this applies to your pre-apprenticeship contact your training provider.

For more information about pre-apprenticeships, see our Pre-Apprenticeships page.

About recognition

The courses shown on the Victorian Skills Gateway website are regulated qualifications under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF), or short training programs made up of units of competency from regulated qualifications.

Units
Unit code
Unit title
Unit type
AHCWHS401
Maintain work health and safety processes
Core
AHCBUS404
Operate within a budget framework
Elective
AHCBUS405
Participate in an e-business supply chain
Elective
AHCCHM401
Develop procedures to minimise risks in the use of chemicals
Elective
AHCCHM402
Plan and implement a chemical use program
Elective
AHCIRG402
Determine hydraulic parameters for an irrigation system
Elective
AHCIRG404
Implement an irrigation-related environmental protection program
Elective
AHCIRG408
Schedule irrigations
Elective
AHCIRG434
Manage surface irrigation systems
Elective
AHCNSY401
Plan a growing-on program
Elective
AHCNSY402
Plan a propagation program
Elective
AHCORG401
Manage biodynamic production
Elective
AHCORG403
Manage organic soil improvement
Elective
AHCPCM401
Recommend plants and cultural practices
Elective
AHCPCM402
Develop a soil health and plant nutrition program
Elective
AHCPHT401
Assess olive oil for style and quality
Elective
AHCPHT402
Develop a crop regulation program
Elective
AHCPHT403
Develop harvesting and processing specifications to produce an olive oil
Elective
AHCPHT404
Implement and monitor a horticultural crop harvesting program
Elective
AHCPHT405
Manage mushroom substrate preparation
Elective
AHCPHT406
Control Phase II mushroom substrate process
Elective
AHCPHT407
Manage mushroom crop development
Elective
AHCPHT408
Oversee vineyard practices
Elective
AHCSOL401
Sample soils and interpret results
Elective
AHCSOL402
Develop a soil use map for a property
Elective
AHCWRK401
Implement and monitor quality assurance procedures
Elective
AHCWRK402
Provide information on issues and policies
Elective
AHCWRK403
Supervise work routines and staff performance
Elective
FDFFS2001A
Implement the food safety program and procedures
Elective
FDFFS3001A
Monitor the implementation of quality and food safety programs
Elective
FDFTEC3001A
Participate in a HACCP team
Elective
About the fee range
The fee ranges shown are indicative only.

The full fee range does not factor in any government subsidies.

The government-subsidised fee range marked with this symbol Government-subsidised training available factors in a Victorian Government subsidy.

The ranges are based on:

  • Estimated tuition fees for the whole of the course with a Victorian Government subsidy 
  • Rates for local students only (not for international)  
  • Available data from the Australian Course Information Register

The fee ranges shown do not factor in concessions or scholarships. They also exclude other fees set by the training provider such as materials, services, and amenities.

All subsidies presented on this site are correct at the time of publication; subsidy information is updated on a monthly basis. To obtain the most accurate quote for the course you’re considering, please contact the training provider directly.

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When an occupation has a skills shortage, it means the chances of getting a job after completing your course could be higher.

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