Looking for a Horticulture Course? Updated Horticulture courses now available at ARO College

8 Dec, 2023

ARO College is very pleased to announce, as a result of our successful re-registration by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) until May 2030, that we have updated all our Horticulture course offerings to the newest release! They are available to students across Adelaide, regional South Australia, and beyond!

The updated Horticulture courses are:

Cert 2 in Horticulture – AHC20422 – is ideal for young learners who want a basic knowledge of horticulture. This course is available to school students.

Cert 3 in Horticulture – AHC30722 – is our most “popular” Horticulture course, and teaches foundational skills required for a career in the thriving South Australian horticulture industry.

Cert 4 in Horticulture – AHC40422 – is aimed at people with some industry experience, looking to upskill into a supervisory role.

Diploma in Horticulture – AHC50422 – prepares people experienced in the practical aspects of the industry for managerial and staff supervisory roles.

ARO College horticulture courses are subsidised for SA residents by the South Australian government, specifically Skills SA. Most of our students are on Training Contracts, which allows them to earn while they learn. We can accommodate students across Australia, so call our office if you are interested in hearing more!

We know you are probably interested in starting a horticulture course, so we thought we would introduce one of our experienced Trainers –
Andrew Nooteboom.

Horticulture Experience:
Over 40 years involved in all areas of Horticulture.

Training Experience:
13 years in the RTO industry.

Cert II, III, IV, and Diploma in Horticulture
Cert II and III in Sports Turf Management
Cert II and III in Production Horticulture
Cert II and III in Conservation Land Management
Cert II and III in Parks and Gardens

Enjoy gardening, propagation, the science of turf and soils as well as permaculture and conservation and putting them all together.

Career Highlight:
Teaching Permaculture in India in 2006.
Seeing students run with what they have learned and succeed in running their own business etc.

Favourite Personal Quote:
Always prune to something.

Interesting Personal Trivia:
I was an extra in the 1981 movie Gallipoli

Contact our friendly team at (08) 8339-1066 or drop us an email at enquiries@aro.edu.au and let us help you get started on your horticulture course no matter where you live in Australia.