Horticulture

This is our Stepping into Rural Skills in Sorell. All welcome to join, even if you haven’t studied horticulture before. Learn valuable skills in pruning, propagation, potting up and irrigation in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere.

This skill set is our Stepping into a World with Gardens – perfect for anyone who wants to learn how to recognise plants, treat weeds, test soils and media and plant small trees and shrubs.

This skill set is our Stepping into Rural Skills Smithton Skill Set – perfect for anyone who wants to learn how to landscape, construct retaining walls and lay pavers and paths.

This skill set is our weeds, diseases and chemicals skill set – perfect for anyone who needs to control weeds and pests – either on their own property or someone else’s. 

About our horticulture courses

Our nationally recognised horticulture courses provide a unique opportunity for those entering the horticulture profession for the first time, and for those who wish to formalise their horticultural skills. If you have a strong interest in horticulture, then these courses are for you!


What do our courses cover?
Depending on the course you choose, our courses cover such areas as: plant identification, basic botany skills, propagation of plants, soils and growing media, pruning principles and practices, pest and disease management, indoor plant management, container and nursery production, landscape and garden management, machinery and equipment, turf care and irrigation.

AHC20416 Certificate II in Horticulture

Our Certificate II in Horticulture course is our entry level course for the very serious gardener or those wanting to explore a career in the horticulture industry. It covers basic skills as well as a range of specialist skills in horticulture and covers topics such

  • plant identification
  • basic botany skills
  • propagation of plants
  • soils and growing media
  • pruning principles and practices
  • pest and disease management
  • indoor plant management
  • container and nursery production
  • landscape and garden management
  • machinery and equipment
  • irrigation

AHC30716 Certificate III in Horticulture

The (AHC30716) Certificate III in Horticulture class is an advanced course that will enhance your knowledge of plants, landscaping and botany. In this accredited training course, students embark upon an in-depth plant study, from learning about topics such as plant identification, morphology and physiology, plant nutrition and a range of other things.

You can read more about what our AHC30710 Certificate III in Horticulture here: https://globalnetacademy.edu.au/horticulture/certificate-iii-in-horticulture/

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