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Program Snapshot


24+ months

Delivery Options

Face to face classroom (or delivered
in the workplace), supplemented by
extensive workplace practice


It is required that learners be employed in the industry to allow them to demonstrate application of skills required by the program.
Learner literacy will be assessed prior to course commencement.


State Government funding may be available for eligible individuals. Contact us to see if you’re eligible for government funding.



Course information:

The AHC30916 Certificate III in Landscape Construction is a nationally recognised
qualification covering the skills and knowledge relating to the landscaping
industry such as constructing paving, retaining walls, irrigation, plant selection and
propagation, soil structure and garden bed preparation and planting.
The landscape construction industry strongly affirms that training and assessment
leading to recognition of skills must be undertaken in a real or very closely simulated
workplace environment and this qualification requires all units of competency to be
delivered in this context.
Experienced teachers, who are experts in the field and currently working in the field,
will guide you through the program, which involves practical projects & self-paced
activities. This level of qualification is required for most entry level positions in the
landscaping industry.

Course outcomes:

√ Understand and apply enterprise work health and safety policies and procedures.
√  Set out a site for construction works in accordance with site plans and specifications.
√ Learn how to install surface and subsurface drainage systems.
√  Develop skills and knowledge required to install low and sprinkler volume irrigation systems
√  Learn to construct concrete structures and features as a component of landscape project works.
√  Know how to construct brick structures and features or block structures and features, or both
as a component of a landscaping project.
√  Transport, prepare and apply chemical mixes.


Course structure:

AHC30916 Certificate III in Landscape Construction requires completion of 15 units of

AHCWHS301 Contribute to work health and safety processes*
AHCLSC301 Set out site for construction works*
AHCDRG301 Install drainage systems*
AHCIRG331 Install pressurised irrigation systems
AHCIRG306 Troubleshoot irrigation systems
AHCLSC302 Construct landscape features using concrete*
AHCLSC303 Construct brick and block structures and features*
AHCLSC305 Construct stone structures and features*
AHCLSC306 Implement a paving project*
AHCLSC307 Implement a retaining wall project*
AHCPCM302 Provide information on plants and their culture*
AHCCHM303 Prepare and apply chemicals
AHCCHM304 Transport and store chemicals
AHCPGD301 Implement a plant establishment program*
AHCSOL303 Implement soil improvements for garden and turf areas*

* Indicates core units. Some units have been clustered due to similarity in content

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Take your career to the next level with a qualification in Agriculture and Horticulture.

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