AHC60216 Advanced Diploma of Horticulture

CRICOS Code: 092613J

National Code: AHC60216

Course Fee
8,000 AUD Tuition fee
250 AUD Enrolment fee
350 AUD Training resources

8,600 AUD Total course fee
Note: The total course costs will be split evenly across 4 terms of study.

Overseas Students Health Cover
All overseas students are required to have Overseas Students Health Cover (OSHC) for the entire duration of their student visa. Overseas students will be charged an additional fee for OSHC. The OSHC rate will vary depending on the personal status i.e. single, couple or with siblings and duration of stay in Australia. Please visit the following link for further details: http://www.ahm.com.au

52 weeks including 12 weeks of break between 4 study terms
Full-time Overseas Students – 20 contact hours per week

Course Type
AHC – Training Package Qualification

Entry Requirements
Applicants must have completed Australian year 11 or equivalent overseas qualifications, and be 18 years or older.
Overseas applicants are required to demonstrate English language proficiency. For complete details please refer to entry requirements.
Students with low English language proficiency will be required to undertake an appropriate ESL/ELICOS course to meet the entry requirements at Ironwood.
Local applicants will be assessed individually based on the relevant work experience, skills, knowledge and aptitude to undertake the course.

Study Mode
Face to face classroom and practical training

Assessment Methods
Assessment methods may include the following:

  • observations
  • case study
  • projects
  • assignments
  • presentations
  • role play
  • written exam
  • practical exam

Course Notes
AHC60216 Advanced Diploma in Horticulture includes classroom and practical training. The graduates with AHC60216 Advanced Diploma will have cognitive and communication skills in management of the climate risk, managing infrastructure requirement, developing export markets, managing production systems, designing enterprise quality management system, human resource management, risk management and analysing machinery options for the enterprise etc.

Successful completion of this course provides you with the AHC60216 Advanced Diploma of Horticulture.
Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency within this Qualification will receive a Statement of Attainment.

Expected Employment Outcome example
Employment pathways: This qualification reflects the role of individuals working in management roles in Horticulture. Job titles may include Horticulture enterprise business managers in local government, nursery owners/managers, Garden Centre owner/manager etc

Note: Completion of an Ironwood course does not guarantee an employment outcome

Units of Competency
Consistent with Qualification Rules and prerequisite requirements the qualification offered by Ironwood comprises the following 8 units of competence:

  1. AHCAGB501 Develop climate risk management strategies
  2. AHCAGB603 Manage the production system
  3. AHCBUS604 Design and manage the enterprise quality management system
  4. AHCAGB502 Plan and manage infrastructure requirements
  5. AHCPCM601 Develop and implement a plant health management strategy
  6. AHCBUS608 Manage risk
  7. AHCBUS602 Review land management plans and strategies
  8. AHCBUS605 Manage human resources

For further details please visit http://www.training.gov.au

Commencement Dates
There will be monthly intake for on-shore students and a quarterly intake for overseas students. Please contact info@ict.edu.au for confirmed dates.