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Horticulture Information

 

The Horticulture Industry is a rich and rewarding area to work in. There are so many options to working in horticulture. We have mapped out some different options for you to consider- whether you are starting out in the industry or want to take some side-steps for a different career or business opportunity- we can help you irrespective of  your learning journey stage.

 

Student Testimonial

Dennis Ting, Australia - Certificate in Garden Design
"The main difference between my experience of studying at University and studying with ACS is that at University you're basically regurgitating text books. In contrast ACS assignments can be quite involved requiring hands-on application of principles, creative thinking and analysis."

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Career Advice Maps

What careers and jobs are there?

Commercial Horticulture Career Advice Map

Amenity Horticulture Career Advice Map

 
 

 

 

Short Courses- Get a foundation learning- With a 100 hour course

Start with a short 100 hour course, great for an introduction or a professional development option, we have lots on offer. If you want to upgrade to a larger course, you will be able to get a credit for the 100 hour course,  we have lots more courses here too!

AMENITY HORTICULTURE I

GARDEN MAINTENANCE

TISSUE CULTURE

HORTICULTURE I

LANDSCAPING I

 

Professional Courses- Get some serious learning hours- 600 hours ++

 

Get serious with our longer courses in horticulture- gain some professional experience and some serious skills and knowledge in the area you want to work in, we have lots more courses here too!

 

ADVANCED CERTIFICATE IN APPLIED HORTICULTURE

ADVANCED CERTIFICATE IN ORNAMENTAL HORTICULTURE

ADVANCED CERTIFICATE IN PARKS & GARDENS MANAGEMENT

CERTIFICATE IN HORTICULTURE (ORGANIC PLANT GROWING)

CERTIFICATE IN HORTICULTURE (ORNAMENTAL HORTICULTURE)

CERTIFICATE IN HORTICULTURE (LANDSCAPE & GARDEN DESIGN)

CERTIFICATE IN HORTICULTURE (PLANT PROPAGATION)

 

 

20 hour short courses for a quick learning fix!

If you are looking at a quick learning experience, these courses can be completed in a weekend if you need to:

Medicinal Herbs

Plant Taxonomy

Lawn Mowing & Turf Care

Farming & Gardening Vertically

Some more short courses here.

 

Horticulture ebooks- a valuable reference!

A great way to become familiar with a particular plant species or an area of horticulture. Also a handy reference. Written by John Mason and staff of ACS Distance Education, these ebooks are a great handy reference guide.

Indoor Plantscaping

Commercial Hydroponics

Getting work in Horticulture

What to Plant Where?

Growing & Knowing Annuals

And LOTS more here!

 

Get in touch with an Industry Expert for

more Course & Career Advice!

 

 

 

 

 

Plants

Horticultural
Techniques

Gardening

 

Mushrooms
Ornamental Plants
Tropicals
Roses
Orchids
Ferns
Australian Natives
Herbs
Vegetables
Other Plants

Begonias

 

 

 

Japanese Gardens

 
 
 
 

EBOOKS by our principal, John Mason  click to see information about these and other horticulture titles

 
     
     
 
 

 

   

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