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Certificate II in Horticulture
Our Certificate II in Horticulture is a hands on course that will prepare you for a career in Horticulture. This pre-apprenticeship program provides the basic skills and knowledge necessary for employment in the industry and provides a foundation for moving into an horticultural apprenticeship.

Certificate IV in Horticulture
Nurture your interest in all things green by a gaining a well sought after qualification with our Certificate IV in Horticulture. Be the one dispensing advice on plant suitability, health and design, and become the expert this ever changing and dynamic industry needs – a rewarding career awaits.

Certificate III in Horticulture
Nurture your interest in all things green with a Certificate III in Horticulture. A flourishing and rewarding career is bound to follow.

Certificate II in Agriculture - VETiS
Open the gate to your career in Agricultural operations. If you are interested in gaining hands-on agricultural training, this program is designed for you. Our Certificate II in Agriculture provides a general introduction to agriculture skills and techniques.

Diploma of Agriculture
With our Diploma of Agriculture you will be at the forefront of specialist knowledge and skills that are in demand right across Australia. With increased concern about the welfare and husbandry of livestock, soil health, and sustainable farming and climate risk management, Agriculture is a dynamic industry that will provide a rewarding career.

Certificate III in Agriculture
Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate III in Agriculture is the entry-level qualification necessary to start your career in agriculture or to build on prior qualifications. This course can get you started in a rewarding career that can take you all over the country.

Bachelor of Agriculture and Technology - Aquaculture - International Students
The Bachelor of Agriculture and Technology majoring in Aquaculture provides a leading edge in this fascinating industry.

Bachelor of Agriculture and Technology - Agribusiness - International Students
Australia’s Agriculture industry faces challenges in the future with climate change factors, a growing world population, new markets and changing technologies. The Bachelor of Agriculture majoring in Agribusiness will provide you with an exciting and rewarding career.

Bachelor of Agriculture and Technology - Agronomy - International Students
Agronomy is the study of management in crops and pastures with a focus on sustainability and agricultural production. The world’s agriculture industry faces many challenges in the future with climate change, a growing world population, new technologies and changing resource conditions.

Bachelor of Agriculture and Technology - Viticulture and Winemaking - International Students
Our Bachelor of Agriculture and Technology majoring in Viticulture and Winemaking will give you a leading edge in the competitive Australian wine industry. We'll drink to that!

Bachelor of Agriculture and Technology
Combine your interest in Agriculture and Technology and be at the forefront of the industry with Melbourne Polytechnic's Agriculture and Technology bachelor degree, offered in partnership with La Trobe University.

Certificate II in Parks and Gardens
Nurture your interest in nature with a career in the horticultural industry, specialising in parks and gardens. In this practical, pre-apprenticeship course, our Certificate II in Parks and Gardens is where you begin your journey for a rewarding career.

Certificate II in Landscaping
Designed as a pre-apprenticeship training program, our Certificate II in Landscaping is ideal for anyone wanting to gain basic skills and knowledge to find employment in the industry, before moving into a horticultural landscape apprenticeship.

Certificate III in Parks and Gardens
Become a qualified Horticulturalist in one year with our Certificate III in Parks and Gardens - Apprenticeship. This course is for Apprentices already learning and working in Horticulture and also for those who want to begin or change careers.

Certificate III in Sports Turf Management - Apprenticeship
Your specialist career starts here with our Certificate III in Sports Turf Management. Use your eye for excellence in the world of sports, and your interest in horticulture and facilities management to excel in your career of Sports Turf Management. Give yourself the opportunity to manage some of the biggest and best sporting grounds around the country and abroad.

Certificate III in Landscape Construction - Apprenticeship
Do you enjoy practical work outdoors and are interested in landscaping or the horticulture trade? Our Certificate III in Landscape Construction apprenticeship could be the right course for you.

Certificate III in Landscape Construction - Non-Apprenticeship
The non-apprenticeship stream of our Certificate III in Landscape Construction will help build and grow your future. Take your career to the great outdoors by creating serene spaces of gardening bliss, and build your skills in the landscaping or horticulture industry.

Certificate III in Retail Nursery - Apprenticeship and Non-Apprenticeship
Grow your own future career by helping others create gardens – our Certificate III in Retail Nursery is tailored to provide the skills to work in a retail nursery environment. It is also suitable for those who wish to own and operate their own retail nursery.

Certificate III in Production Nursery
Designed in consultation with leading industry partners, our Certificate III in Production Nursery - Apprenticeship will give you the skills to kick start your career in this thriving, energetic trade. Be responsible for the cultivation, preparation and nutritional requirements of plants in a wholesale environment.

Certificate III in Arboriculture
Do you have a special connection to trees and an interest in urban environments? Branch out with our Certificate III in Arboriculture and combine your love of the outdoors and passion for conserving nature with a fascinating career as an arborist.

Certificate IV in Landscape Design
The Certificate IV in Landscape Design is committed to plotting your landscape future. Take the next important step in a landscape construction or horticulture career and advance your skills with a focus on costing and design.

Diploma of Agronomy
Be at the forefront of farming knowledge! Melbourne Polytechnic’s Diploma of Agronomy teaches specialised, professional skills and knowledge designed specifically for farm application. On completion, you will be well equipped to guide decisions about crops, pasture, and chemical and fertiliser application.

Diploma of Applied Horticultural Science
The Diploma of Applied Horticultural Science provides you with the technical skills and plant knowledge to grow your career to the next level, or catapult it from the ground up. Turn your love of all things green into a well regarded, sought after qualification for many sectors of the horticulture industry. This diverse, applied program that will serve you well in your horticulture-based career.

Diploma of Landscape Design
Our Diploma of Landscape Design is a Traineeship in building and plotting your landscape future. Build on your Certificate IV in Landscape Design and become a qualified landscape construction or horticulture professional. Advance your skills with a focus on design.

Diploma of Parks and Gardens Management
Nurture your interest in all things green by a gaining our highly sought qualification, the Diploma of Parks and Gardens Management. This course reflects the role of those who manage private parks and gardens or personnel working in local government as park managers.

Diploma of Conservation and Land Management
Would you like to turn your commitment to the environment into a successful career? With our Diploma of Conservation and Land Management you can help manage Australia’s natural resources in the long term. With the extensive field experience, knowledge and practical skills gained through this course, you will be trained to identify and respond proactively to the challenges of biodiversity loss, global warming and environmental damage.