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Horticulture Short Courses

SMARTtrain

Canberra Institute of Technology offers a range of courses tailored for those who are working in horticulture, forestry and turf industries and would like to increase their knowledge and develop specialised skills.

Courses run throughout the year subject to demand and interested persons or businesses are encouraged to register their interest via the links below.

SMARTtrain courses run from 8am-5pm. You must purchase the manual from the CIT Canteen after you have enrolled, before you start class.


SMARTtrain Chemical Application (Level 3) - SA-BE55

This course is designed for those wanting to use horticultural pesticides with powered and hand-held equipment. This two day course aims to teach those about the use of chemicals, select appropriate chemicals and maintain records and safety.

The next scheduled course is:


SMARTtrain Level 3 Reaccreditation (Level 3) - SA-BE56

This 1 day course is designed for those wanting to use horticultural pesticides with powered and hand-held equipment but have previously completed a level 3 chemical applications course and seeking reaccreditation.

People who use pesticides in their business must be reaccredited every five years.

The next scheduled course is:


Install Water Features

Take your skills to the next level with training in water features!

Gain the skills and knowledge to upgrade your garden and landscaping designs with water features such as waterfalls, ponds, waterways and fountains. You will learn about prefabricated models supplied by irrigation suppliers and garden centres, or formed in-situ.

  • Cost: $160 plus a $40 services and amenities fee
  • Duration: Initial class Tuesday 29 August, 5:30-9:30pm, and two Sunday classes: 2 and 9 September, 8am-4pm
  • Location: CIT Bruce
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You will be enrolled in the Certificate III in Horticulture (AHC30716). This training achieves the unit AHCLSC309 Install water features.