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Build your skills as a Landscaper

Gain the skills that can lead to employment in landscaping, parks and gardens or as a professional landscaper. This qualification is highly desired by employers in the industry who are looking to hire people to fill these positions. This qualification provides a general vocational outcome in landscape construction. Course details

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Cannonvale (Whitsunday), Townsville Trade Training Centre

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Course details


  • Full Fee $6,183
  • Subsidised $1,758
  • Concession $1,263

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How to enrol

Key dates

Cannonvale (Whitsunday) Any time Flexible
Any time Part time Classroom
Townsville Trade Training Centre Any time Part time Classroom

Entry requirements

Direct entry, year 10 or equivalent.

If you're under 17 years of age, special enrolment conditions may apply.


Cannonvale (Whitsunday)
Shute Harbour Road
Cannonvale QLD 4802

Townsville Trade Training Centre
763 Ingham Road
Townsville QLD 4818

Resources required

Please be aware that you will also be required to supply the following items at your cost:

  • Steel capped boots
  • Goggles
  • Mask
  • Gloves
  • Pens
  • Pads


Whitsunday (Cannonvale) Campus: Part time/flexible, one day per week, Fridays, 8.30am - 4.30pm.

Relevant documents:

  • [PDF 1406kB]


Students need to complete 15 units of competency made up of 12 core units and 3 elective units.

AHCPGD301A Implement a plant establishment program Core
AHCPCM302A Provide information on plants and their culture Core
AHCSOL302A Construct a soil profile Core
AHCOHS301A Contribute to OHS processes Core
AHCLSC307A Implement a retaining wall project Core
AHCLSC301A Set out site for construction works Core
AHCDRG301A Install drainage systems Core
AHCLSC302A Construct landscape features using concrete Core
AHCLSC303A Construct brick and/or block structures and features Core
AHCLSC306A Implement a paving project Core
AHCLSC305A Construct stone structures and features Core
AHCBUS402A Cost a project Core
AHCCHM303A Prepare and apply chemicals Elective
AHCPMG301A Control weeds Elective
AHCCHM304A Transport, handle and store chemicals Elective


Not all electives available at all campuses

CSQ Funding: $150 non-refund CSQ RPL Service Fee.

Eligibility kit available under 'Relevant Documents' on Course Details tab.

Enrolled students must complete a minimum of two units of gap training and must be able to use RPL for 80% of the qualification.  Gap training and RPL must be completed by 30 September 2017 to access funding. Conditions apply.



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Full fee

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The Queensland Government will offset the cost of study for eligible students. You will still need to pay for a portion of your study costs. The amount above is what you will need to pay.

Certificate 3 Guarantee

You can receive a subsidy towards one certificate III qualification from a list of eligible courses. The amount provided depends on the demand for skilled workers in your chosen industry.

You're eligible for the Certificate 3 Guarantee if you:

  • Are 15 years or older and no longer in school
  • Live in Queensland full time
  • Are an Australian or New Zealand citizen, permanent resident, or temporary resident with the necessary visa or work permits
  • And don't currently have (or are enrolled in) a certificate 3 or higher level qualification.

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You are eligible for the concession price of a course if you are eligible for subsidised training, and are listed on an Australian Government Low Income Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card, if you are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, you hold a Department of Veterans' Affairs Pensioner Concession Card, or if you have a disability. Further information about concessions.

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Additional Costs

There are no additional costs to study this course.


AHC30916 Certificate III in Landscape Construction

Job prospects

  • Landscape Gardener

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You're ready if you have:

  • checked your important dates (under the course details tab)
  • checked you meet the entry requirements (under the course details tab)
  • checked your course costs and know which payment option is right for you
    (under the costs tab)
  • Read the student rules and refund policy
  • Created your Unique Student Identifier and can provide this code to TAFE Queensland
  • If you are applying for a subsidised cost, please ensure you have all the relevant documents at time of enrolment

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Enrolment options

By telephone: 1300 656 959. In person: at any TAFE Queensland North location.

Recognition of prior learning

Recognition of prior learning

Fast-track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner.

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Note: All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolments.

Last updated on 23 November 2017

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