Short Courses

Specialist Pruning - Bonsai, Fruit Trees, Roses and Vining

Get the best out of your precious plants and learn how to prune. Our horticulture experts will guide you in the art of pruning specialist plants including bonsai, fruit trees, roses and vines.

Course Code: SOH038

Pruning will make your floral displays look better than ever and help you harvest bigger and better fruit from your trees.






Horticulture and Landscaping
03 9269 8615


1 day
Total Hours: 4

Course Outline

  • Topics include:
  • Prepare for pruning by inspecting plants.
  • Determine pruning strategy according to the plant’s characteristics and desired outcome.
  • Undertake pruning, selecting the right tools and equipment required.
  • Complete the work by disposing of or recycling waste material.
  • Clear and clean the work site.

Course Outcomes

  • Participants will gain skills and knowledge in Specialist Pruning.

Suitable For

  • Home Gardners



No concession or government funding applies

Payment Options:

  • Cash - paid in person at any campus or a Skills and Jobs Centre
  • Credit Card
  • Invoice - paid by the company or job agencies

Assessment Methods

No formal assessment


Pen and Paper Hat and sunscreen Sturdy footwear


No prior knowledge or experience required

Course Cancellation or Postponement

Courses with low enrolments may be cancelled or delayed. You will be notified of this 48 hours prior to course commencement.
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