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AHC20416 Certificate II in Horticulture

Love the environment and working outdoors?

If plants and working outdoors is your passion then get the grips with the basics and learn practical skills so you can kick start a hands on career today! With an increased focus on a variety of environmental initiatives, the scope for skilled horticultural workers to make a lasting impact on the planet has grown immensely. So whether you’re just starting out or want to take the first step to becoming a horticulturalist, our AHC20416 Certificate II in Horticuture can give you the all-round knowledge and practical skills you need to get started.

Potential career outcomes

Upon successful completion of the qualification, career options may include;
– Horticulture Assistant
– Nursery Assistant

Units of Competency

Students complete 15 units.


This course can be delivered online, face-to-face in a classroom, self-paced via correspondence, or as a combination of both. Please ask for more details.


Students are able to study full time, part time or with an employer as a traineeship for a maximum of 12 months.


The price for this qualification is based upon specific eligibility requirements and concessions may be available to some students. For more information, please visit Fee Information or contact us for a quote. Payment options vary.

Work Placement

This qualification requires work placement to give you real life, on-the-job experience and the opportunity to practice what you learn.


There are no specific pre-requisites for this course. Students may be required to undertake an initial pre-enrolment assessment to determine their suitability for this level of study.

Student Support

Friendly support, advice and assistance is provided by our teaching staff and Student Services Division to all students.


Graduates may choose to further their study through enrolment in AHC30716 Certificate III in Horticulture or AHC40416 Certificate IV in Horticulture. *Novaskill may not offer these qualifications.

Awarded by

HGT Australia Ltd. trading as Novaskill RTO Code: 6996.

Successful completion of this course will lead to a nationally recognised qualification in Australia.

Looking for specific units? Speak to us about a customised study option.

For more detailed information about studying with us or specific units of competency, request a Course Guide now!

Find out everything you need to know about being a student at Novaskill and other important documents here. 


NSW Students: Courses for eligible students and trainees in New South Wales are subsidised by the NSW Government. For consumer protection information please visit https://smartandskilled.nsw.gov.au/for-students
or please call 1300 772 104.

QLD Students: Courses for eligible students and trainees in Queensland are funded by Queensland Government. For more information, please visit https://training.qld.gov.au/providers/funded