Introduction to Horticulture and Permaculture
We also offer 3 units selected from Certificate II Horticulture/Permaculture as a Taster program for individual adults who are not sure as to whether accredited training is for them, or whether Horticulture is the right pathway or who are simply not able to commit to a full course at this stage. Further information for this Introduction to Horticulture program including dates and fees can be downloaded here: Intro to Horticulture and Permaculture Course Information 2022
This course will be offered again in 2022
Call 9389 0127 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
“I loved the class discussions, learnt a lot from seeing what and how others approached things. I enjoyed it all – it was a great way to see if I want to continue study which I will” 2018 Participant
“I really enjoyed the content, the balance of hands on and theoretical work. … a wonderful trainer and the group work was terrific” – 2018 Participant
“The Trainers knowledge and the varied content from week to week kept it always interesting” – 2018 Participant
“Overall, It’s been such a wonderful learning experience, and I’ve really enjoyed being part of the group undertaking this course” – 2018 Participant
Cert II in Horticulture (AHC20416)
Undertaking the Cert II in Horticulture at CERES provides students with a range of skills and units that are transferable to further study or a career in horticulture and other allied fields such as parks and gardens, nurseries and landscaping. Students may be involved in propagation, planting and pruning trees and shrubs, landscaping and building, plant and weed identification, laying irrigation systems, harvesting plants and applying environmentally sustainable work practices. This course is perfect for students who enjoy working in the outdoors. CERES Community Environment Park, a 4.5 hectare farm in East Brunswick, provides the perfect outdoor classroom for a hands-on, immersion learning experience. Our Honey Lane Organic Market Garden, Propagation Area, Permaculture and Bushfood Nursery and extensive productive site provides a unique learnscape for students. Horticulture students are involved in the full garden cycle from planting the seed to harvesting the crops and building and landscaping projects.
For Schools – VETDSS & tailored group programs
We currently offer tailored programs for school groups as well as a Wednesday VETDSS program for individual Years 10-12 students undertaking VET or VCAL. Contact our VET Co-ordinator Karen Mengell via email@example.com or phone 9389 0127.