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AHC30921 Certificate III in Landscape Construction

About this course

This qualification is delivered through an Australian Apprenticeship.  All participants must be employed in this field with a registered employer and entered into a formal training contract through the Australian Apprenticeship Support Network. 

What you will learn

This qualification includes the following units of competency:

Core units:
AHCDRG305 Install drainage systems
AHCLSC311 Set out site for construction works
AHCLSC312 Construct brick and block structures and features
AHCLSC313 Construct stone structures and features, and install stone cladding
AHCLSC316 Implement a paving project
AHCLSC317 Construct landscape features using concrete
AHCLSC319 Implement a retaining wall project
AHCPCM306 Provide information on plants and their culture
AHCPGD307 Implement a plant establishment program
AHCSOL304 Implement soil improvements for garden and turf areas

Elective units^:
AHCWHS301 Contribute to work health and safety processes
AHCBUS407 Cost a project
AHCIRG338 Troubleshoot irrigation systems
AHCLSC318 Erect timber structures and features
AHCMOM304 Operate machinery and equipment
AHCPCM303 Identify plant specimens
AHCWRK305 Co-ordinate work site activities

^Elective units can be customised to suit employer requirements.

Entry Requirements

All participants must:

– Attend a pre-enrolment information session;
– Complete a language, literacy and numeracy assessment;
– Have basic computer and internet skills.
– Be able to read, understand and interpret written information.

Individuals with a disability are encouraged to apply.


The following employment pathways may include:

– Landscaper;
– Garden maintenance.

Further study pathways include:

– AHC40416 Certificate IV in Horticulture
– AHC40320 Certificate IV in Production Nursery
– AHC40620 Certificate IV in Nursery Operations

Note: This RTO may not offer all qualifications listed above as possible pathways.


An Advance trainer/assessor will visit the apprentice/trainee at the workplace at least once per month to facilitate training and assessment activities. These visits will be negotiated with the employer.

Duration: 4 years full time.

Course Fees


*This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government Funding.  Eligibility criteria apply.
Student tuition fees are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

How to enrol

Please contact the Apprenticeship/Traineeship Coordinator at the Mornington campus on 5977 2976.

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