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Cert II Horticulture (ACH20410)


A Nationally Recognised Qualification


Horticulture is the study of the science of art of growing plants. The subject appeals to those who enjoy outdoor work, getting their hands dirty and learning the practical aspects of plant growth and care. Some theory work is undertaken to reinforce the practical component of this course and to increase student understanding and knowledge. Students completing this certificate are awarded four (4) credit points towards their Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE). 

Units of Competency 

Registered Training Organisation – Wavell State High School (Code 30451)

​National code ​Unit of Competency Title Core/Elective            
AHCOHS201A Participate In OHS practices ​Core
AHCWRK209A Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices ​Core
AHCPCM201A Recognise plants Group A elective
AHCPCM202A Collect, prepare and preserve plant specimens Group A elective 
AHCNSY203A Undertake propagation activities Group A elective
AHCNSY201A Pot up plants Group A elective
AHCNSY202A Tend nursery plants Group A elective
AHCPGD201 Plant trees and shrubs Group A elective
AHCPGD203A​ Prune shrubs and small trees Group A elective
AHCPGD206A Conduct visual inspection of Park facilities  Group B elective 
MEM18001C​ Use Hand Tools Group B elective 
AHCSOL201A Determine basic properties of soil and/or growing media ​Group B Elective
AHCWRK207A  Collect and record production data ​Group B Elective
AHCNAR201A Carry out natural area restoration work ​Elective
AHCWRK201A Observe and report on weather ​Elective