Introduction to Production Horticulture Skill Set (Fee Free)

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Western Australia grows a diverse range of top-quality horticultural crops including tropical and temperate fruits, delicious vegetables and outstanding table wines.
Are you interested in working in this exciting industry? You may be interested in tree cropping, vegetable or berry production, grape growing or mushroom production – or you may work in a mixed enterprise.
The Production Horticulture Skill Set will introduce you to safe work practice in the horticultural industry; and you will learn to apply chemicals and cover the skills and knowledge to either plant or harvest horticultural crops, depending on the season and location.


On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following units

AHCWHS201 Participate in work health and safety processes
AHCBIO202 Follow site quarantine procedures
AHCCHM201 Apply chemicals under supervision
AHCWRK204 Work effectively in the industry
AHCPHT201 Plant horticultural crops
AHCPHT214 Support horticultural crop harvesting


This course will be offered at these campuses: Albany (2021), Bunbury

If a campus offering this course is not featured in the menu list below or doesn’t have dates, it means they don’t have dates set right now but they are being planned. You can keep checking this page or use the enquiry form to register your interest.


If you're aged 15—24 years (not at school), receiving the JobKeeper payment, receiving Youth Allowance, AUSTUDY or ABSTUDY or holding a pensioner concession card, Health Care Card or a Repatriation Health Benefits Card issued by the Department of Veterans' Affairs, or a dependent of persons who are inmates of a custodial institution, you are eligible to enrol for free!

* Please note that eligibility requirements apply to some of the free training.


This skill set is related to the Skills Ready program. Other skill sets can be found on our Courses (opens in a new tab) page, using the Refine course results>Study mode filters.

Student who meet one or more of the following eligibility requirements will be eligible for fee free (course and resource fee) training.
Eligibility requirements

  • Persons aged 15—24 years at the time of enrolment (excluding school students)
  • Secondary school-aged persons who are not enrolled at school.
  • Persons receiving the JobSeeker or JobKeeper payment.
  • Persons and dependents of persons receiving the Youth Allowance, AUSTUDY or ABSTUDY.
  • Persons and dependents of persons holding:
    • a Pensioner Concession Card or Health Care Card; or
    • a Repatriation Health Benefits Card issued by the Department of Veterans’ Affairs.
  • Dependents of persons who are inmates of a custodial institution.

Students who do not meet one or more of the criteria listed above are able to enrol in the skill sets and pay the applicable course and resource fees in accordance with the Department of Training and Workforce Development’s current Fees and Charges Policy, available at

If you do not meet the fee free eligibility criteria (opens in a new tab) Opens in a new window(opens in a new tab)  for this course, please enrol in the Introduction to Production Horticulture Skill Set(opens in a new tab) .

Further study options
The units in this skill set may lead to the qualifications listed below and other qualifications that allow selection of these units.
» Certificate II in Horticulture
» Certificate III in Horticulture
» Certificate III in Agriculture
» Certificate II in Production Horticulture

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