DIPLOMA OF LANDSCAPE DESIGN

 

CRICOS Course Code:

092597D (VIC)

Course Duration:

52 weeks

 

Study Mode:

 

National Students:

Classroom face to face,

Online – Moodle

Distance.

International Students:

Classroom face to face only (20 hours per week)

 

Unit and Assessment Information:

Completion of twelve (12) selected units as below.

Unit Assessment
AHCWRK509 Provide specialist advice to clients

Assessment Item 1 Report 1-  Community horticulture

Assessment Item 2 Report 2 – Provide specialist advice in a Landscape environment

AHCBUS504 Prepare estimates, quotes and tenders

Assessment item 1-Written Task- Project preliminary planning activities

Assessment Item 2 Report 1 – Determining resources requirement

Assessment item 3 Report 2- Preparing schedule and estimation documents

AHCDES502 Prepare a landscape project design

Assessment Item 1 Assignment 1Developing client brief

Assessment Item 2 Assignment 2Site analysis and developing base plan

Assessment Item 3Assignment3 site legal requirement and constraints

Assessment Item 4Assignment 4Final design Portfolio & presentation

AHCPCM503ASpecify plants for landscapes

Assessment Item 1 Assignment 1 – Urban landscape Plants

Assessment Item 2Assignment 2- Plant Selected for given situation

Assessment Item 3Assignment 3- Conifer selection

Assessment Item 4 Report – Plant selection for specific purposeTutorial review paper

AHCLSC502AManage landscape projects

Assessment Item 1 Assignment 1 –Developing project scope and identifying issues

Assessment Item 2 Report- Project Planning

Assessment Item 3 Assignment 2 – Contract management and final submission

AHCDES501ADesign sustainable landscapes

Assessment Item 1 Assignment 1 –Site assessment for sustainable use

Assessment Item 2 Assignment 2 Prepare a concept plan

 Assessment Item 3 Assignment 3 Design implementation and audit for sustainable use

AHCDES503AAssess landscape sites

Assessment Item 1 Assignment 1 – Site information collection and site visit Assessment Item 2 Assignment 2- Site inventory and development impact on existing trees

Assessment Item 3 Assignment 3- i-Tree street tree inventory

Assessment Item 4 Report –  Site assessment report

AHCDES504ADesign for construction of landscape features

Assessment Item 1 Assignment 1 – Interpreting landscape drawings

Assessment Item 2Assignment 2- Concept design & material specification

Assessment Item 3Report- Project Report & documentations

CUVACD302AProduce computer-aided drawings

Assessment Item 1 Assignment 1 – CAD Introductory exercises

Assessment Item 2 Assignment 2- advance CAD

AHCSOL401ASample soils and interpret results

Assessment item 1 -Task 1- Written Questions– soil profile and horizons, conducting soil surveys, soil samplings, hazard identification and risk assessment, soil texture and structure, soil, plant & water relationship

Task 2 – Practical activities – Determining soil depth and colour, soil texture, soil structure and stability, soil pH, Soil EC,

Assessment item 2 Task 1- written Questions – plant nutrition program, recording climate data, CEC, nutrient for plant growth, essential micro & macro- nutrients, nutrient status in soil, nutrient disorders symptoms, fertilisers types and methods of applications Task 2 – Fertiliser calculations

Assessment Item 3-Report – Developing plant nutrition program

AHCPCM402ADevelop a soil and plant nutrition program

Assessment item 1 -Task 1- Written Questions– soil profile and horizons, conducting soil surveys, soil samplings, hazard identification and risk assessment, soil texture and structure, soil, plant & water relationship

Task 2 – Practical activities – Determining soil depth and color, soil texture, soil structure and stability, soil pH, Soil EC,

Assessment item 2 Task 1- written Questions – plant nutrition program, recording climate data, CEC, nutrient for plant growth, essential micro & macro- nutrients, nutrient status in soil, nutrient disorders symptoms, fertilisers types and methods of applicationsTask 2 – Fertiliser calculations

Assessment Item 3-Report – Developing plant nutrition program

AHCARB502AIdentify, select and specify trees

Assessment Item 1 Report 1-  Identify Trees for landscape

Assessment Item 2 Report 2 – Select and specify trees for a landscape environment

Assessment item 3 Name that tree (identification of a selection of native and exotic trees) – Quiz (this would be carried out over two quizzes and from the tree list provided)

 

Classifications

ANZSCO 362213 Landscape Gardener

 

Entry requirements

Age:  16 plus
Language, Literacy and Numeracy: Completion of Language, Literacy and Numeracy Assessment, asssessed by Language Studies Department
Academic: Completion of equivalent to Certificate IV or higher, Year 12 equivalent completed, or currently employed in the Horticulture Industry, with at least 36 months equivalent employment.

 

Tuition Costs

Please see fee schedule from relevant National or International Student page.