AHC30916Certificate III in Landscape Construction

Foundation Training Australia
Foundation Training Australia
  • Awarded by

    Foundation Training Australia (RTO 31972)

  • Qualification

    Certificate III

  • Study Mode


  • Payment Options

    Payment planUpfront payment

  • Duration

    Up to 36 months depending on your existing skills and experience

  • Start Date

    Any time – start now!

  • Location


  • Course Fee

    Price may vary Price may vary

  • Career Outcomes

    Landscape Gardener | Landscaping Assistant | Parks and Gardens Tradesperson

This course meets the Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

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Last modified: 07 Aug 2019

In a Nutshell

Start a career that makes an office of the great outdoors and lets you get your hands dirty. The Certificate III in Landscape Construction (AHC30916) from Foundation Training Australia is an excellent introduction to the horticulture industry, preparing you with the skills you need to start your career as a landscaper.

This course develops the foundational skills that will encourage your green thumb and set you up for success. You'll learn how to construct landscape projects including paving, concrete structures and retaining walls; prepare soil structure in gardens for planting, and select and propagate plants.

This course also offers pathways to get a trade contractor or nominee supervisor licence, allowing you to start your own landscaping business. If you're ready for a new career as a domestic or commercial landscaper, this course can help you achieve your goals.

How You Can Study

RPL: Got industry experience? Your on-the-job experience counts! Use this to fast-track your course. Eligibility criteria apply (3-6 months)

Onsite Training: Take the focus off the tools turn your attention to building practical skills with onsite training 

Apprenticeship: Learn and earn at the same time! Whether you're just starting out in landscaping or looking for formal recognition of your skills, an apprenticeship could be the way for you (12-36 months)

To take advantage of these study options, students are required to be currently working in the industry. 

  • What You'll Need to Get In


    There are no formal prerequisites for entry to this course, however, students are required to already be working in the industry. 

  • Subject Breakdown

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    In this landscaping course, subjects you may study include:

    Core units:

    • AHCDRG301 - Install drainage systems
    • AHCLSC301 - Set out site for construction works
    • AHCLSC302 - Construct landscape features using concrete
    • AHCLSC303 - Construct brick and/or block structures and features
    • AHCLSC305 - Construct stone structures and features
    • AHCLSC306 - Implement a paving project
    • AHCLSC307 - Implement a retaining wall project
    • AHCPCM302 - Provide information on plants and their culture
    • AHCPGD301 - Implement a plant establishment program
    • AHCSOL303 - Implement soil improvements for garden and turf areas
    • AHCWHS301 - Contribute to work health and safety processes


    • AHCLSC304A - Erect timber structures and features
    • AHCLSC308A - Install metal structures and features
    • AHCLSC309A - Install water features
    • AHCBUS402A - Cost a project
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  • Why Foundation Training Australia?

    With recognised courses in building and construction, business, accounting, management, WHS and more, Foundation Training Australia doesn’t miss a beat when it comes to equipping you with the confidence and competence to succeed in your field! Their mission is to “enrich lives through education”, which is why they’ve brought on board a team of passionate and skilled trainers to guide students along every step of their learning journey. These guys aren’t your everyday thinkers, they want to make an impact, they’re authentic and are committed to equipping you with the right skills that’ll bring you success in the workforce. “We believe people should be able to learn in inspiring and innovative ways, allowing them to enjoy a limitless and enriching educational experience.” - FTA

    Foundation Training Australia prides themselves on a “no BS approach!” They pay attention to “stuff that matters” and are focussed on seeing students grow and succeed.

    Upon enrolling, students will be connected with a dedicated learning engagement officer who will be on hand to answer any questions. Students will also have open access to FTA’s trainers, who each come equipped with years of industry experience. You’ll get unparalleled access to their abundance of knowledge, ask any questions and understand every step of your qualification, from start to finish.

Where Will This Course Take You?

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Certificate III in Landscape Construction (AHC30916) from Foundation Training Australia.

You'll be equipped with the skills and knowledge to work as a landscaper in both the private and public sectors of the horticulture industry.

Wondering where a career in agriculture could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

Let's Talk Price

The full fee for this course is $6,460.

Foundation Training Australia offers a wide variety of funding options for eligible students, including the option to pay for the course via Study Loans.

Enquire now to find out more about funding for your training!

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