This qualification provides learners with a comprehensive base of portable skills that will
enable them to progress within all spheres of the horticultural industry. This qualification
forms an integral step in the career paths of the various disciplines in ornamental horticulture
and follows on from the NQF Level 1 Certificate. For those already employed in the industry,
this qualification will offer learners the opportunity to hone their skills and receive recognition
for their competencies.
The industry will encourage potential Learners to embark on this qualification as it has
universal relevance to the industry and is nationally recognized.
Identify the different organisms of the plant kingdom and their uses in horticulture.
Identify the different soil types and describe their uses in plant propagation and
Operate a manual irrigation system and schedule the applications to suit the plants water
Utilise stem cuttings for the propagation of plants.
Implement the appropriate care for ornamental plants.
Identify ornamental plants commonly used in the workplace.