program guide

certificate III in landscape construction

AHC30916

are
you?

are you?

looking to expand your career?

looking to start a landscape business?

working in the garden and landscape field but not yet trade qualified?

wanting to apply for a contractor’s licence?

thinking about expanding your services into larger landscape construction works?

planning on getting off the tools?

program
details.

This nationally accredited program is designed for those seeking to get trade qualified and to develop skills and knowledge to potentially expand their career, apply for a licence or start a landscaping business.

You will cover topics such as drainage installation, landscape features, paving, retaining walls and soft scape applications surrounding the implementation of plants to name a few.

Kick start a career in landscape construction and gain practical skills to become a trade qualified landscaper, business owner, trade assistant, gardener or greenkeeper.

Join a fast growing sector within the building and construction arena. Work in all classes of construction from residential, commercial, civil, and government parks and gardens projects.

This is the perfect start to build your own landscape construction business. Start with small landscape construction works for your clients delivering new turf, small paving and concrete works, new plant areas and develop your skills. When you’re ready, you will be able to employ staff, take on bigger jobs and manage multiple sites. This accredited qualification can also be the pathway to becoming a registered builder.

This qualification is relevant to today’s current industry standards and reflects the skills and competencies needed to grow a successful career or business.

study
options.

recognition of
prior learning

The national training system allows all participants the option to apply for recognition of prior learning. Speak to us about your eligibility and save considerable time and money if eligible.

self-paced
online study

Online learning provides options for participants to learn in a self paced environment. Perfect for those with busy schedules. Our philosophy is, Learn, Develop, Improve. Anytime. Anywhere!

tailored
solutions

Speak to our experienced consultants about how we can tailor a program to meet your busy schedule, lifestyle and budget. If you’re an employer, speak to us about how we deliver tailored solutions to businesses.

complete a
free
online
assessment.

Click below to see if you’re eligible to receive credit for your previous skills and experience. Complete a simple one minute questionnaire now.

program
structure.

The AHC30916 Certificate III in Landscape Construction requires the completion of 15 units comprising of 11 core units and 4 electives.

These units of competency have been developed in consultation with industry experts along with our facilitators who draw upon real-life operational case studies and examples to ensure the knowledge you gain is knowledge you gain is practical and applicable to current industry practices.

Students will have up to 24 months to complete this program. If the learner requires more time please see extension options in our student handbook or contact our office.

  • AHCDRG301 Install drainage systems

  • AHCLSC301 Set out site for construction works

  • AHCLSC302 Construct landscape features using concrete

  • AHCLSC303 Construct brick and/or block structures and features

  • AHCLSC305 Construct stone structures and features

  • AHCLSC306 Implement a paving project

  • AHCLSC307 Implement a retaining wall project

  • AHCPCM302 Provide information on plants and their culture

  • AHCPGD301 Implement a plant establishment program

  • AHCSOL303 Implement soil improvements for garden and turf areas

  • AHCWHS301 Contribute to work health and safety processes

  • AHCLSC304 Erect timber structures and features

  • AHCLSC308 Install metal structures and features

  • AHCLSC309 Install water features

  • AHCBUS407 Cost a project

recognition of
prior learning/
skills recognition.

The national training system allows all participants the option to apply for recognition of prior learning (RPL). Click here to learn more about our RPL options.

future
pathways.

Potential Career Pathways

Potential career pathways may include but are not limited to:

  • Builder Restricted to Structural Landscape Licence Holder (QLD)

  • Licenced Landscape Construction Contractor

  • Landscape Construction Business Owner

  • Landscape Construction Manager

  • Landscape Construction Site Supervisor

  • Landscape Construction Foreman

Future Education Pathways

Potential education pathways may include but are not limited to:

  • Certificate IV in Horticulture

  • Certificate IV in Production Horticulture

  • Diploma of Landscape Design

  • A range of other construction-related qualifications

study now and
pay later.

Our exceptional interest-free options make it easy for you to get qualified now and pay later.

  • Easy 5 minute application

  • Pay out when ever you want with no fees

  • Start as soon as you're approved

Terms & Conditions apply. Fees may vary and subject to change

Contact Us.

Complete the form below and we’ll be in touch as soon as we can.
 If your request is urgent, please call our office on 1300 089 979

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