This Advanced Certificate develops both the skills required to manage a horticultural farm (eg. Market Garden, Orchard), and also the knowledge in the identification, growing, processing and marketing crops and crop related products. 

Core Modules

These modules provide foundation knowledge for the Advanced Certificate In Applied Management (Crops). 
  • Industry Project BIP000 
  • Industry Project II BIP001 
  • Business Operations VBS106 
  • Management VBS105 
  • Marketing Foundations VBS109 
  • Office Practices VBS102 

Stream Modules

Studied after the core modules, stream modules cover more specific or niche subjects. 
  • Outdoor Plant Production (Crops I) BHT112 
  • Protected Plant Production BHT223 

Elective Modules 

In addition to the core modules, students study any 1 of the following 15 modules. 
  • Herb Culture BHT114 
  • Commercial Organic Vegetable Growing VHT241 
  • Commercial Vegetable Production BHT222 
  • Cut Flower Orchids VHT240 
  • Cut Flower Production BHT221 
  • Fruit Production - Temperate Climate BHT218 
  • Fruit Production - Warm Climate BHT217 
  • Nut Production BHT219 
  • Viticulture BHT220 
  • Weed Control BHT209 
  • Berry Production BHT309 
  • Bush Tucker Plants BHT328 
  • Cut Flower Bulbs BHT317 
  • Mushroom Production BHT310 
  • Warm Climate Nuts BHT308
This course involves seven units, plus a 200 hr workplace project. 

Cost Details

See website for information on course fees and financial support.


Many will use this course to become a farm manager, work in marketing horticultural crops or start your own business. Others will use it to enhance a career they have already started in the horticulture industry.

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