Certificate III Production nursery

Certificate III Production nursery

Duration - 3 years
Study - TAFE

Tasks

  • Assisting with propagating, planting, potting, bulbs and cutting
  • Hand watering and weeding
  • Harvesting and packaging plants for sale
  • Apply biosecurity measures
  • Implement a propagation plan
  • Maintain nursery plants
  • Troubleshoot irrigation systems
  • Receive and dispatch nursery goods

Future prospects

  • Certificate IV in Production horticulture

Also known as

  • Horticultural nursery assistant
  • Production nursery assistant
  • Nursery person

If you like

  • Plants
  • Team work and working independently 
  • Working outdoors (hot and cold climates)
  • Operating machinery and equipment
  • Stock control

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We look after

  • Wages
  • Allowances
  • Annual leave & annual leave Loading
  • TAFE/RTO fees
  • Mentoring & support
  • WHS/PPE

Fact

New jobs and turnover from workers may create between 25,001 and 50,000 job openings over 5 years up to 2020. (Joboutlook.gov.au)

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