AHC30916 Certificate III in Landscape Construction –

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AHC30916 Certificate III in Landscape Construction is the perfect industry standard landscaping course for those that are interested to work as a landscaper within the horticulture and civil construction industry sectors.

This is a hands-on Qualification appropriate for those wishing to start their career and acquire the skills and confidence to construct landscaping projects and renew and maintain existing gardens in the following areas:

  • Landscaper
  • Structural Landscaper
  • Parks and gardens Tradesperson
  • Landscape gardener

Gain your Certificate 3 in landscaping construction and acquire the skills and confidence to construct landscaping projects and renew and maintain existing gardens.

Our supportive team have over 60 years of industry experience to give you the guidance you need to succeed in the workplace.

On successful completion of this program, participants will receive a nationally recognised Qualification for:

  • AHC30916 Certificate III in Landscape Construction
  • Duration
    Part-time (weekend + self-paced): 11 weeks + post-course activities

  • Delivery Mode

    • Blended (self-paced online + face to face)
    • Workplace (face to face)
  • Locations

    • Raceview, QLD
    • Workplace training available for employed landscapers
  • Pre-requisites / entry requirements

  • Requirements

    • PPE must be worn (safety boots and high vis clothing)
    • Computer / laptop / tablet
    • Internet access
  • Outcome
    Nationally recognised Qualification

  • Cost
    $3 960.00 pp (no GST applies)

    Certificate 3 Guarantee funding

    Personalised payment plan available

    openpay available

    User Choice Apprenticeship funding available (including the BAC wage subsidy for eligible employers)

  • Onsite training available on request

    Under the User Choice funding initiative, this course is a Priority 1 funded course

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

    Elective units = 4

    Available electives include:

    (allows you to apply for your QBCC Licence)

    • AHCBUS402 Cost a project
    • AHCLSC304 Erect timber structures and features
    • AHCLSC308 Install metal structures and features
    • AHCLSC309 Install water features

    Our program meets QBCC entry requirements towards obtaining your Structural landscaping (trade) licence.

    You will require this licence if you intend to work on structural landscaping with a value of more than $3,300.

    Part Time Program Schedule

    (Self-paced + Weekends)


    STEP 1

    Complete interactive eLearning pre-course activity modules online

    Face to Face

    STEP 2

    Face to face practical training on scheduled Saturdays (10 – 12 in total), flexible to suit you

    Research and Assignments

    STEP 3

    Complete project activities and research to support your skills steps towards being a Landscaper



    On successful completion of the total program, you will receive your Certificate III

    Workplace Program Schedule

    (Monday – Friday)

    Formal Training


    Progressive training completed at your workplace where we will assess projects you are completing and provide practical training to support your skills development.

    Research and Assignments


    Complete self-paced research activities, document your workplace projects, complete a working logbook and submit quizzes and assignments online.



    On successful completion of the workplace program, you will receive your Qualification

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    Upcoming face to face projects will start soon.

    NameDateTimeLocationAvailable SpacesCost
    Landscape Course2 Oct 202108:00 am - 03:00 pmRaceview5$3,960.00

    Price reflects RRP before any funding subsidy is applied. ASTRA are approved to offer a range of funding initiatives, as well as a variety of payment plans and payment support options.

    Eligibility requirements for our building and construction courses such as for AHC30916 – Certificate III in landscape construction apply and funding applications must be approved before commencement. Get in contact today to find out more and discuss options with the training team.

    Who should do Landscape Construction Training?

    Absolutely anyone can and should get involved in this landscaping course.

    ASTRA have developed a highly interactive and hands-on training with this landscaping construction course (AHC30916 – Certificate III in Landscape Construction) that gives you the practical skills and know-how to work safely. The program is appropriate for those wishing to start their career or get recognised for existing skills in the following areas:

    • Landscaper

    • Structural Landscaper

    • Parks and gardens Tradesperson

    • Landscape gardener

    Gaining experience and knowledge in this industry can open a whole new world of possibilities for you. ASTRA focuses on supporting students looking to enter and renter the workforce and will support your training path no matter your background or walk of life. By choosing to develop your skills and push your boundaries with a landscape construction course, we aim to help you obtain the necessary tools to achieve your career goals. We believe that the transferable skills and knowledge you will learn from this landscape construction certificate will help set you up for life.

    We are also aligned with partner organisations that can offer additional support in reading and writing skills, career and workplace guidance as well as ‘job readiness’ skills and interviewing techniques for a job application.

    If this sounds like the landscaping course you would like to acquire the skills and knowledge from, please don’t hesitate to sign up now. For any further questions or queries please get in touch with us today.

    Learning Methods

    When wanting to further yourself by obtaining a Certificate 3 in landscaping construction, ASTRA use various assessment methods and techniques, including skill and knowledge assessments as an essential step to ensure you progress through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying and training with ASTRA, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples and third-party feedback.

    For those who are independent learners, there is self-paced learning required for this course which includes completion of homework and research activities as well as online learning materials. Students may require access to a computer and internet outside of scheduled training days. ASTRA can assist with any resources or access as required. Don’t stress if this component sounds daunting to you. With ASTRA’s ongoing guidance and support, achieving realistic results and completing course work in order to gain your landscape construction certificate is achievable.

    Does this sound like the landscape construction course you’d like to be a part of?

    Before commencing any landscape construction course, ASTRA recommends you consult your doctor to determine any limitations with conducting practical demonstrations if applicable. There are be regular tasks that require manual handling of materials, tools and equipment including exposure to outdoor elements. We believe that the Certificate III in landscape construction requires both physical and mental preparation from all individuals which is why these assessments and prior notice is necessary.

    ASTRA requires all students to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). As a minimum requirement, any personnel attending an ASTRA course and training facility must wear enclosed, lace-up shoes with a non-slip sole. Further guidance and support on PPE will be provided at enrolment. If you require further information on what is expected from you for the Certificate 3 in landscaping construction, please reach out to us to answer any of your questions or concerns.

    We believe this rewarding landscape construction certificate will benefit many individuals and we urge anyone to interested to enrol.

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