Landscape Construction Education in NSW
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.
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.
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