Certificate II in Horticulture (Landscaping) (VET in Schools)

Course Code
Course Type
Accredited Course
Course Level
Skills Creation
Horticulture and Floristry
Course Location
Course Duration
Part Time: To successfully obtain a Nationally Accredited Qualification, students will usually be required to attend over a two year period during their VCE or VCAL studies. VET in Schools qualifications are undertaken over a two (2) period with students attending one (1) day per week.
Course Cost
Students should consult with their Career?s Advisor or VETiS Co-ordinator to obtain further information on program costs..
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Study Modes
On Campus; Part Time (Day)
Starting Date
Part Time:
  • February 2013

Enquiries should be directed to the prospective student’s school Career Advisor or VETiS Co-ordinator.

Course Overview

This VCE VET program will allow students to gain the skills and knowledge to allow their ideas to come to life <br>

You'll gain the practical skills to get you started in Landscaping including plant recognition, landscape construction work, paving and irrigation. <br>

This is a great first step into a career of Landscaping.

Qualifications And Recognition

Upon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate II in Horticulture (Landscaping) (VET in Schools).

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Employment Prospects

  • Arboriculturist
  • Beekeeper
  • Botanist
  • Conservationist
  • Farmer
  • Fisheries Officer
  • Floriculturalist
  • Florist
  • Forester
  • Gardener
  • Greenkeeper
  • Horticultural Assistant
  • Horticultural Scientist
  • Horticultural Tradesperson
  • Horticulturalist
  • Landscape Gardener
  • Nursery Worker
  • Park Ranger
  • Groundsperson
  • Turf Grower

Entry Requirements

To undertake a VETiS Program with GippsTAFE participants must be enrolled with a secondary education provider or school in 2012.


This is a VCE VET Accredited Course <br>

This course does not contain a VCE Scored Assessment <br>

VCE students will be eligible for a 10% increment in their ATAR scores<br>

Course participants will be eligible to apply for TWO Block Credits for Units 1 & 2 in their first year <br>

Course participants will be eligible to apply for TWO Block Credits for Units 3 & 4 in their second year <br>

This course is eligible for VCAL credits

Opportunities For Further Study

  • Certificate II in Horticulture (Floriculture)
  • Certificate II in Horticulture (Parks and Gardens)
  • Certificate II in Horticulture (Turf)
  • Certificate III in Horticulture Turf (Apprenticeship)
  • Certificate III in Horticulture Parks and Gardens (Apprenticeship)
  • Certificate III in Horticulture Nursery (Apprenticeship)
  • Certificate III in Horticulture Landscaping (Apprenticeship)
  • Certificate III in Production Horticulture
  • Certificate IV in Horticulture
  • Diploma of Horticulture
  • Diploma of Ornamental Horticulture