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Cottonwood Grove or Agnes Martelli Urban Training
Have you got any questions about where to go next with your horticulture studies? Are you looking for more of a hands-on, action packed approach? Or do you just need to try something totally new? At Cottonwood Grove they say you’ll study from the very beginning of your horticulture career.
This course is designed to give you a strong base in botany, soil science, ecology, entomology, arboriculture, planning, agronomy, livestock and soil science. You’ll be taught by the best and our highly experienced horticulture graduates, so that you can do things that no one else has.
The course will focus on all aspects of growing horticulture in the hinterland, including: a market place where you can start to make a living from your passion. Growers, markets, retail outlets, the agri-business sector and regional support systems that ensure the food you produce and make is available to everyone.
Once you have completed your studies at Cottonwood Grove, you’ll be a competent, innovative horticulturalist and ready to start in the industry. At the end of your course you’ll be qualified to apply to work in regional, urban or rural horticulture and agriculture roles as well as a range of other related industries such as landscape architecture, urban design, or even sustainability management.
If you want to have a career in horticulture and agriculture, now is the time to make it happen. The Australian Government is investing $170 million each year in rural areas and $50 million in regional and remote Australia to invest in our young people and help them grow.
Find out more at http://www.cottonwoodgrove.edu.au/career
Terms and Conditions:• Tuition fee of $14,160 includes accommodation, meals and supervision for 4 years.• No refunds, but cancellations or changes accepted with 30 days notice.• Cottonwood Grove will pay the difference of any government funded scholarship.• Provisional acceptance will be given, subject to obtaining a federal vocational education and training provider (VET provider) VET Assurance Number and completing final year assessment. • Students are advised to secure a deposit of $10,000 prior to enrolment. • If you are not offered the minimum number of places required, the deposit will be refunded in full.
To arrange your place in this course please complete the Cottonwood Grove enrolment form (under 'enrolment' on the website) and send it to: [email protected] quoting course code 012702
To register you must be a Queensland resident, have an email account and use their online payment gateway.
Amity Botanic Gardens
Amity Botanic Gardens is a multi-award-winning collection of gardens and conservation areas that promotes and preserves native and unique vegetation and natural ecosystems of Queensland.
Our horticulture programs are directed towards those who intend to be self-employed in horticulture and provide the skills and confidence necessary for self-employment. We offer a range of horticulture courses that will assist you to gain skills and knowledge in the business of horticulture and gardens.
The courses are open to both full-time and part-time students. Courses are flexible in that they can be taken throughout the year to accommodate your lifestyle. You are required to complete six months of full-time study in order to complete the course.
Courses are very competitive and admission to a program is highly competitive. Only one course is offered at any one time.
For further information, contact the programs department on (07) 4090 2277, Option 1.
As one of Australia’s leading conservancies, Amity Botanic Gardens is a not-for-profit organisation established in 1931 and located in a natural coastal rainforest setting 10km north of Hervey Bay, on the banks of the spectacular Rainbow Coast. It is one of Australia’s oldest botanic gardens, internationally renowned for its horticultural quality, highly valued teaching and research programs and internationally important collections.
As part of the national Botanic Gardens Conservation Program, Amity undertakes research and conservation, education and community activities.
Amity’s horticulture programs are accredited by the University of Queensland as two of the three stand alone horticulture programs available in Queensland.
Students must pay $10,000 or $500 by certified cheque. Deposit must be paid by 31 August to be guaranteed in the program. Payment may be made using cash or credit card or payment through e-transfer.
The Bunnings at Shailer Park QLD.
There is a Bunnings store on Brisbane Airport Road, in Hervey Bay, and there are Bunnings stores in Gympie and Toowoomba. They are your one-stop, outdoor retail experience and you can purchase almost anything you need from garden supplies, fencing, garden furniture and other outdoor gear, through to power tools, paint and even vinyls for your car.
They also have four car repair workshops and a tyre fitment service and offer freight services on all their stores.
They are the largest corporate employer in the region with 1600 employees.
The Garden Studio Management Diploma – $12,695
This course will give you a unique insight into all facets of the management of an established nursery, nursery garden or garden business. It will equip you to manage staff, customers, garden beds and ponds