Practical Horticulture

National Certificate in Horticulture (Practical) Level 1

Recommended for people starting out in the horticulture industry employed under a Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) work visa

Course summary




6 months

Start date



Topics covered

At the end of this programme you will be able to: 

  • Understand your rights and responsibilities as an employee
  • Work safely, keeping yourself and others safe
  • Show basic skills and knowledge in general garden maintenance including planting and care of plants, pruning and weeding.
  • Identify plants and know their botanical names
  • Show basic knowledge of common pests, diseases and weeds and how they are controlled
  • Show basic knowledge of of soils and fertilisers
  • Operate and maintain small machinery
  • Use and maintain hand tools.

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