Certificate III in Landscape Construction

This qualification provides a general vocational outcome in landscape construction. The landscaping industry expects this qualification to be achieved to meet job outcomes at this level.


Packaging Rules

Completion of fifteen (15) units made up of twelve (12) core units and three (3) elective units.


a maximum of three (3) units may be selected from units aligned to Certificates II, III or IV in AHC10 or from any other currently endorsed training package or accredited course. Selected units must be relevant to job outcomes in the landscape construction industry.


Occupational Health and Safety

add topic AHCOHS301A Contribute to OHS processes


add topic AHCLSC301A Set out site for construction works

add topic AHCLSC302A Construct landscape features using concrete

add topic AHCLSC303A Construct brick and/or block structures and features

add topic AHCLSC305A Construct stone structures and features

add topic AHCLSC306A Implement a paving project

add topic AHCLSC307A Implement a retaining wall project


add topic AHCBUS402A Cost a project


add topic AHCDRG301A Install drainage systems


add topic AHCPCM302A Provide information on plants and their culture

Parks and gardens

add topic AHCPGD301A Implement a plant establishment program

Soils and media

add topic AHCSOL302A Construct a soil profile


    Qualification pathways

    Pathways into the qualification

    This qualification may be accessed by direct entry.

    Pathways from the qualification

    Further training pathways from this qualification include, but are not limited to, Certificate IV in Horticulture or Diploma of Landscape Design.

    Australian Apprenticeships

    This qualification is suitable for an Australian Apprenticeship.

    Job roles

    Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:


Entry Requirements

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Licensing Information

Not Applicable

Employability Skills


Employability Skill

Industry/enterprise requirements for this qualification include:


Listening and understanding

Speaking clearly and directly

Reading and interpreting workplace related documentation.

Interpreting the needs of internal/external customers

Applying numeracy skills to workplace requirements


Working as an individual and a team member

Working with diverse individuals and groups

Applying knowledge of own role as a part of a team


Developing practical and creative solutions to workplace problems

Showing interdependence and initiative in identifying problems

Solving problems individually or in teams

Initiative and enterprise

Adapting to new situations

Planning and organising

Collecting analysing and organising information

Taking initiative and making decisions within workplace role

Managing time and priorities


Taking responsibility at the appropriate level


Participating in ongoing learning

Learning new skills and techniques


Using technology and related workplace equipment

Using basic technology skills

Applying OHS knowledge when using technology