Landscape Construction Education in NSW

Apprenticeship Courses

Until 2011 the trade qualification your Apprentices will have enrolled in is RTF30403 Certificate III in Horticulture (Landscape). From 2012 the trade qualification your Apprentices will enrol in is AHC30910 CIII in Landscape Construction. This course is offered by TAFE NSW (TAFE course no: 19960) as well as private training organisations.

Licencing Courses

Once you have finished your training and have gained a CIII qualification RTF30403 Certificate III in Horticulture (Landscape) or the new AHC30910 CIII in Landscape Construction - you can apply to Office of Fair Trading for your Structural Landscape Licence.

Further Training

There are many options available to all employers and employees in the Landscape Construction Industry to continue with their education. There are short courses such as Garden Design and extension courses such as CIII In Irrigation. You can build onto your CIII Landscape Construction qualification by undertaking a CIV or Associate Diploma qualification in an area such as Landscape Design.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

If you have been working in the industry for some time, you may be able to have and previous qualifications as well as your skills and experience recognised through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). We suggest you contact your closest provider and discuss your training and education needs directly.

Who to Contact

Contact our members at  TAFE NSW or other providers to discuss your specific requirements.

TAFE NSW Ryde - Northern Sydney Institute

59 Parkes Street, Ryde
T: 9448 6383

TAFE NSW Richmond - Western Sydney Institute

Blacktown Road, Blacktown
T: 9208 9999

TAFE NSW Padstow - South Western Sydney Institute

Raine Road, Padstow
T: 9722 5402

TAFE NSW Ourimbah - Central Coast Campus - Hunter Institute

Brush Road, Ourimbah
T: 13 12 25

TAFE NSW Wollongbar - North Coast Institute

61 Sneaths Road, Wollongbar
T: 6620 4700

TAFE NSW Yallah - Illawarra Institute

138 Marshall Mount Road, Yallah
T: 1300 766 123


2/28-30A Burwood Road, Burwood
T:  9715 7344

Canberra Institute Of Technology

CIT Bruce - Room HL27e
Jack Fleming Place Bruce ACT 2601
T: 02 62053501


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