CERTIFICATE III IN LANDSCAPE CONSTRUCTION

 

Note: This course is for delivery to National Students only.

Course Duration:

52 Weeks

Study Mode:

Online – Moodle – for persons employed in the industry

Distance – for persons employed in the industry

Apprenticeship

VET in Schools
Unit & Assessment Information:

Completion of fifteen (15) selected units as below.

Unit Assessment
AHCOHS301AContribute to OHS processes Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
or Moodle based Assessment Guide.
AHCLSC301ASet out site for construction works Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
or Moodle based Assessment Guide.
AHCLSC302AConstruct landscape features using concrete Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
or Moodle based Assessment Guide.
AHCLSC303AConstruct brick and/or block structures and features Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
or Moodle based Assessment Guide.
AHCLSC305AConstruct stone structures and features Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
or Moodle based Assessment Guide.
AHCLSC306AImplement a paving project Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
or Moodle based Assessment Guide.
AHCLSC307AImplement a retaining wall project Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
or Moodle based Assessment Guide.
AHCBUS402ACost a project Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
or Moodle based Assessment Guide.
AHCDRG301AInstall drainage systems Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
or Moodle based Assessment Guide.
AHCPCM302AProvide information on plants and their culture Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
or Moodle based Assessment Guide.
AHCPGD301AImplement a plant establishment program Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
or Moodle based Assessment Guide.
AHCSOL302AConstruct a soil profile Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
or Moodle based Assessment Guide.
AHCPMG301AControl weeds Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
or Moodle based Assessment Guide.
AHCPMG302AControl plant pests, diseases and disorders Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
or Moodle based Assessment Guide.
AHCCHM303APrepare and apply chemicals Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
or Moodle based Assessment Guide.

 

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 II or higher, Year 10 equivalent completed, or currently employed in the Horticulture Industry, with at least 12 months equivalent employment.

 

Tuition Costs

Please see fee schedule from relevant National Student page.

CERTIFICATE II IN LANDSCAPING

 

Note: This course is for delivery to National Students only.

Course Duration:

20 Weeks

Study Mode:

Classroom (face to face)
Online-moodle
Distance
Traineeship

 

Unit & Assessment Information:

Completion of fifteen (15) units as below.

Unit Assessment
AHCOHS201AParticipate in OHS processes Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
AHCLSC201AAssist with landscape construction work Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
AHCLSC202AConstruct low-profile timber or modular retaining walls Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
AHCLSC203AInstall aggregate paths Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
AHCLSC204ALay paving Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
AHCMOM203AOperate basic machinery and equipment Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
AHCPGD201APlant trees and shrubs Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
AHCPCM201ARecognise plants Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
AHCCHM201AApply chemicals under supervision Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
AHCSOL201ADetermine basic properties of soil and or growing media Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
AHCPMG201ATreat weeds Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
AHCPMG202ATreat plant pests, diseases and disorders Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
AHCWRK209AParticipate in environmentally sustainable work practices Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
AHCCHM303APrepare and apply chemicals Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
AHCCHM304ATransport, handle and store chemicals Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)

 

 

Classifications

ANZSCO 841411 Garden Labourer

 

 

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 I, or Year 9 equivalent, or currently employed in the horticulture industry.

 

Tuition Costs

Please see fee schedule from relevant National or International Student page

 

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
AHCWRK509AProvide specialist advice to clients Assessment Item 1 Report 1-  Community horticultureAssessment Item 2 Report 2 – Provide specialist advice in a Landscape environment
AHCBUS504APrepare estimates, quotes and tenders Assessment item 1-Written Task- Project preliminary planning activitiesAssessment Item 2 Report 1 – Determining resources requirementAssessment item 3 Report 2- Preparing schedule and estimation documents
AHCDES502APrepare a landscape project design Assessment Item 1 Assignment 1Developing client briefAssessment Item 2 Assignment 2Site analysis and developing base planAssessment Item 3Assignment3 site legal requirement and constraintsAssessment Item 4Assignment 4Final design Portfolio & presentation
AHCPCM503ASpecify plants for landscapes Assessment Item 1 Assignment 1 – Urban landscape PlantsAssessment Item 2Assignment 2- Plant Selected for given situationAssessment Item 3Assignment 3- Conifer selectionAssessment Item 4 Report – Plant selection for specific purposeTutorial review paper
AHCLSC502AManage landscape projects Assessment Item 1 Assignment 1 –Developing project scope and identifying issuesAssessment Item 2Report- Project PlanningAssessment Item 3Assignment 2 – Contract management and final submission
AHCDES501ADesign sustainable landscapes Assessment Item 1 Assignment 1 –Site assessment for sustainable useAssessment Item 2Assignment 2Prepare a concept planAssessment Item 3Assignment 3Design implementation and audit for sustainable use
AHCDES503AAssess landscape sites Assessment Item 1 Assignment 1 – Site information collection and site visit Assessment Item 2Assignment 2- Site inventory and development impact on existing trees Assessment Item 3Assignment 3- i-Tree street tree inventory Assessment Item 4Report –  Site assessment report
AHCDES504ADesign for construction of landscape features Assessment Item 1 Assignment 1 – Interpreting landscape drawingsAssessment Item 2Assignment 2- Concept design & material specification Assessment Item 3Report- Project Report & documentations
CUVACD302AProduce computer-aided drawings Assessment Item 1 Assignment 1 – CAD Introductory exercisesAssessment Item 2Assignment 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 relationshipTask 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 applicationsTask 2 – Fertiliser calculationsAssessment 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 relationshipTask 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 calculationsAssessment Item 3-Report – Developing plant nutrition program
AHCARB502AIdentify, select and specify trees Assessment Item 1 Report 1-  Identify Trees for landscapeAssessment Item 2 Report 2 – Select and specify trees for a landscape environmentAssessment item 3Name 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.