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WPC Group specialise in developing a skilled workforce for the thriving horticulture industry
– WPC Group has strong connections with leading employers in the horticulture industry. We will provide you with the opportunity to be placed in a dream role with a trusted employer partner.
– Since 1982, over 15,000 people have set themselves up for a rewarding career by pursuing vocational education and training with WPC Group.
– Our one-on-one mentoring, industry connections & expertise sees our 84% apprentice retention rate sitting well above the national retention rate of 50%.
– Click here to learn more about the benefits of doing an apprenticeship or traineeship with us.
Explore the career pathways you can pursue with WPC Group
Certificate III in Arboriculture
An Arboriculturist maintains and cares for trees and shrubs in a range of environments. They climb and work at heights to lop limbs, prune and shape branches, remove dead or decaying trees, fertilise trees and advise clients on tree health.
Certificate III in Parks and Gardens
A Parks and Gardens Tradesperson maintains and restores the beauty of public and private parks and gardens. They plant and maintain lawns, shrubs and flower beds and keep up the appearance of landscaping.
Certificate III in Sports Turf Management
A Greenkeeper plants and maintains the grass and turf that’s used for parks, gardens and sporting fields. They sow seeds and lay turf and then mow and trim the grass, water and roll turf and fertilise the ground. They might work on golf courses, bowling greens, general sports fields, parks or schools.
Certificate III in Landscape Construction
A Landscape Gardener has extensive knowledge of plants and structures such as walls and ponds, as well as manual skills that they use to plan and create gardens for clients.
Certificate III in Agriculture – Irrigation | Two Year Traineeship
An Irrigation Professional works mainly outdoors, maintaining irrigation equipment, such as sprinklers, water lines, pumps, suction devices, valves and other plumbing equipment.
Certificate III in Conservation & Land Management
A Conservationist works outdoors, managing, protecting and restoring the natural environment.