Certificate III in Landscape Construction

AHC30916

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Course details

Kick start a career in landscape construction and gain practical skills to become a nationally accredited landscaper, trade assistant, gardener, or greenkeeper with the Certificate III in Landscape Construction AHC30916. This qualification will give you the skills and knowledge to start a landscape business or expand current services into larger landscape construction projects.

The Certificate III in Landscape Construction AHC30916 covers topics including drainage installation, landscape features, paving, retaining walls, and soft scape applications surrounding the implementation of plants to name a few. Completion of this course allows you to join a fast-growing sector and work in all classes of construction from residential, commercial, civil, government parks and gardens projects with the knowledge gained.

For those planning to get off the tools, this is your opportunity to start a small landscape construction business. Begin with small landscape construction works for your clients including delivering new turf, small paving and concrete works, and new plant areas. Then, when you’re ready, you will be able to employ staff, take on bigger jobs, and manage multiple sites.  

This accredited qualification is relevant to today’s current industry standards and reflects the skills and competencies needed to grow a successful career or business. Graduates who are interested to become a registered builder could advance their career by completing the Certificate IV in Building and Construction (building) CPC40110 next, which allows you to work in a range of low-rise commercial work, increasing your income potential further.

*Please refer to your state building authority for further details regarding the licence application.

Note: It is a mandatory requirement that participants registering for full training in AHC30916 Certificate III in Landscape Construction must be actively working in the landscape construction field as a landscaper, labourer, trade assistant, or similar throughout the duration of this program. You can be working in construction, horticulture, civil landscape, parks, garden maintenance, or similar fields.

This does not apply to participants registering for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

Study options

You might be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning for your previous work or study, saving you time and money on your course. Ask our team about eligibility.

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Online learning provides options for participants to learn in a self paced environment. Perfect for those with busy schedules. Our philosophy is, Learn, Develop, Improve. Anytime. Anywhere!

Need customised study options? We have tailored options to meet you or your staff needs. Ask our experienced consultants how we can tailor a program to meet your busy schedule, lifestyle, and budget.

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RPL requirements

If you are looking to formalise your existing skills and knowledge through a national skills recognition program, you must have at least a minimum of three (3) or more years of industry experience.

Typical entrants into this program are:

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Payment options

*Terms & Conditions apply. Fees may vary and subject to change

Program inclusions

Course structure

The AHC30916 Certificate III in Landscape Construction requires the completion of 15 units comprising of 11 core units and 4 electives.

These units of competency have been developed in consultation with industry experts along with our facilitators who draw upon real-life operational case studies and examples to ensure the knowledge you gain is practical and applicable to current industry practices.

Students will have up to 24 months to complete this program. If the learner requires more time please see extension options in our student handbook or contact our office.

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Recognition of prior learning

RPL - Skills recognition

You might be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning for your previous work or study, saving you time and money on your course. Click learn more or take our FREE skills assessment to check your eligibility.

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