Conservation and Horticulture at Zoos SA
AHC31416 – Certificate III in Conservation Land Management and AHC30716 – Certificate III in Horticulture
Explore and cultivate your passion for environmental horticulture by studying the combined Certificate III in Horticulture & Certificate III in Conservation Land Management with ARO Educational Services and Zoos SA.
This course will give you a hands on, practical experience in bush re-vegetation, propagation and weed/pest control at Zoos SA’s Adelaide Monarto sites.
Delivered by AROs’ expert horticultural trainers, participants will be involved in assisting Zoos SA staff and volunteers with:
- preparing the Wild Africa precinct at Monarto for their involvement in the Australian Rhino Project
- rejuvenation of the Adelaide Zoo’s rooftop garden
- propagation of plants for the re-vegetation, feed and display purposes
In addition, there will be classroom visits from zoo animals and their keepers, and exclusive behind the scenes experience of how plants are an integral part of zoos and our natural environment.
Next course date: Thursday, 2 February 2017 THIS COURSE NOW FULL. EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST ARE BEING TAKEN FOR 2018.
Horticultural , Arboriculture & Business
ARO is a registered training organisation #40056.
I have used ARO Educational Services for the last 3 years and from a small business owner I can only say how professional, helpful and patient they have been is assisting with training our staff over this time.Andrew Frazer, Frazer Gardens and Landscapes
Over 11 years experience with ARO from apprenticeship to Advanced Diploma. They gave all possible guidance & help. Their trainers were always readily accessible and the course was made to fit around my work. My study with ARO has been invaluable to my career.Barri Thomas, Hillside Herbs