Registered Horticulturist Membership

Registered Horticulturist

The Australian Institute of Horticulture (AIH) has been representing and promoting the interests of horticulture practitioners for almost 60 years. These interests include the development of the Registered Horticulturist accreditation program.

The benefits of using a Registered Horticulturist (RH):

  • brings highly skilled input.
  • a more confident project outcome.
  • a higher degree of competency and;
  • the backing of an international accreditation.
  • reassurance that an accredited professional is involved.

A Registered Horticulturist (RH) must:

  • hold Professional and Indemnity Insurance.
  • comply with a Code of Ethics.
  • participate in the AIH  Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Program.
  • attend workshops and approved activities and events.
  • achieve 24 CPD points  in a two year period.

The CPD program is open to other professionals and members of affiliate organisations.

A Registered Horticulturist has:

  • a higher profile, recognition and acknowledgement of their skills at a local, national and international level.
  • AIH actively promotes Registered Horticulturists to be specified as a requirement of government and private sector projects.

How to Join

Joining is easy. Simply read the terms and conditions and then complete your details online below or complete the PDF form. Registering will create a member account for you.

You can pay by Visa, Mastercard or by invoice (if you choose to pay by invoice, we will provide a pro-forma invoice after you register).

Membership Application Forms

You can apply either with these forms or via the online form below:

Terms & Conditions

  • New RH applicants must be a member of AIH as a prerequisite and meet the required qualifications and conditions of General Membership.
  • Existing general members are encouraged to upgrade their membership to RH.
  • RH applicants must provide documented professional experience and have current Public Liability Insurance of $5M and Professional Indemnity insurance of $1M (a Certificate of Currency will be required).  If you are an employee of an organisation you must provide a written statement that your employer holds the appropriate insurance cover.
  • AIH has negotiated for Fitzpatrick Insurance Brokers to provide concessional premiums to AIH RH and General members. You may have your own provider however, you may wish to contact Fitzpatrick Insurance Brokers insure@fitzpatrick.com.au for their best rate.
  • RH Members are entitled to use the post nominal RH 000 (each RH is provided with a registration number).
  • RH membership will be considered also where the applicant can provide evidence of working continuously in the industry for no less than five (5) years.
  • Details of your experience will be required on the ‘Professional Experience’ form with your application.
  • All RH applications are required to provide a passport style ‘head shot’ photograph.

Simply complete your details below and get started. This will create your AIH membership account. You will be asked to upload forms or scans of your qualifications on the next page.

You can pay securely by Visa, MasterCard or invoice (bank transfer). Please complete the form to continue.

Overseas Accredited Registered Horticulturist membership brings you to the top of the profession. Join now for just $440 inc GST plus a one-off $220 accreditation fee.

 



Please login to your account, then choose ‘My Membership’ from the main menu to renew your current membership.

You can pay by Visa, MasterCard or invoice (bank transfer).

If you wish to change your subscription, please email members@aih.org.au.

If you are not sure or would like more advice, contact our membership manager via this form.

You can expect a response in less than 48 hours. You can also email members@aih.org.au.