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Horticulture and Arboriculture Taster

Entry level Year 11 and above
DurationOne day
Time8.45am–3pm
LocationHamilton Gardens Campus 
Total cost $60 (GST inc) per student
Dates25 February 2022
25 March 2022
27 May 2022
9 September 2022

What is it all about?

Experience our Hamilton Gardens Campus and learn about our Horticulture and Arboriculture programmes. This taster is experience-based, and you will spend half a day exploring both focus areas.

Horticulture
You will gain an insight into the horticulture industry and then get to use your horticulture skills in our orienteering challenge. You will participate in teams going around Hamilton Gardens, locating and correctly identifying rare trees and shrubs. The winning team will win a prize.

Arboriculture
Experience life as an arborist in the industry and learn about tree maintenance and how to climb trees safely, using all the right equipment.

What to bring and/or wear?

Please wear appropriate clothing and enclosed shoes that are suitable for orienteering.

As these activities have an outdoor element, please also bring a raincoat, water bottle, and sun protection as necessary.

Are you ready to book?

Students, please talk to your careers advisor as you need to book through your school.

Careers advisors, please book using this Booking Form.

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