Horticulture Courses

Horticulture is one of the fastest growing industries in Australia with this sector playing an important role in delivering economic, social, and environmental value.

Why Study Horticulture in Adelaide, South Australia

Recognised for its excellence in environmentally clean, safe, and advanced production making Adelaide a key horticulture destination. Ironwood’s horticulture program allows our students to gain the skills and knowledge to become job ready in all sorts of horticultural positions.

  • South Australia is a major producer of premium horticulture.
  • Technologically advanced and sustainable horticulture is a key focus in South Australia.
  • Number one in protected cropping in Australia, with more than 700 hectares of greenhouses with a high number of professional, vertically integrated businesses across the supply chain
  • Australia’s number one producer of onions and potatoes
  • Home to Australia’s National Almond Centre of Excellence
  • Home to the world-leading national Sterile Insect Technology facility
  • The Northern Adelaide Plains (NAP) is a key horticulture region of South Australia that lies immediately north of the Adelaide metropolitan area.  The NAP produces approximately 198,000 tonnes of fresh produce, generating around 20% of the state’s horticulture production by volume and 33% by value, with a farm gate value of $317 million.  The area is renowned for growing premium quality vegetables including tomatoes, cucumbers, capsicums, onions and potatoes.  The region employs almost half of SA’s vegetable industry workers including job roles involving :
    • broad-acre field vegetable cropping
    • tree orchards
    • high-technology climate controlled hydroponic systems and
    • medium and low-technology poly and shade houses.

For more information visit https://www.northernadelaideplains.com.au/about

Certificate III Level

Diploma Level

Temporary Graduate Visa 485

AHC30716

Certificate III in Horticulture

AHC31120

Certificate III in Nursery Operations

Domestic
Students

AHC30716

Certificate III in Horticulture

AHC31120

Certificate III in Nursery Operations

AHC33719

Certificate III In Protected Horticulture

International Students

AHC30716

Certificate III in Horticulture

AHC31120

Certificate III in Nursery Operations

Horticulture Brochures

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“..If you truly love horticulture, for instance, the trees, flowers, plants and so on, Ironwood Institute it will be your best place and best choice…”

– Felix

Learn more about Horticulture

Find out more about Horticulture in South Australia.
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