DIPLOMA OF PARKS AND GARDENS MANAGEMENT

 

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

Duration:

52 weeks

 

Study Mode:

National Students:

Classroom face to face

Online – Moodle

Distance.

 

Unit & Assessment Information:

Completion of twelve (12) selected units as below.

 

Unit Assessment
AHCBUS501 Manage staff

Assessment item 1 Task 1 –5  Extended Answer Questions

Assessment item 2Examination – Closed Book

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

AHCPGD503 Manage parks and reserves

Assessment item 1: Written Questions

Assessment item 2: Develop and monitor management plan : written task

Assessment Item 3: Identify and analyse stock control system : practical task

Assessment Item 4 Report 1: Establishing purchasing plan & analyse stock control system

Assessment Item 5: Report 2: Establish operations schedule, manage office and monitoring and reviewing report on changing conditions

AHCPGD504 Develop and implement a streetscape management plan

Assessment Item 1 Assignment 1: Street space management plan and Planning activities

Assessment Item 2 Assignment 2 Prepare and analyse site description

Assessment Item 3 Report- Identify management strategies & prepare and implement management plan

AHCTRF501 Plan the establishment of sports turf playing surfaces

Assessment item 1 Assignment 1 – Written questions

Assessment Item 2 Assignment 2 –turf establishment requirements

Assessment Item 3 Assignment 3- turf establishing plan and specification

AHCPGD502 Plan the restoration of parks and gardens

Assessment Item 1 Assignment 1- Heritage legislation and regulations

Assessment Item 2 Assignment 2- Garden History

Assessment Item 3 Report- Restoration strategy for selected garden

AHCARB503 Develop a tree protection program

Assessment Item 1 Activities 1-8  specific tree work, organising tree inspection, preparing audit checklist, providing feedback to contractors and other stockholders, corrective action request.

Assessment Item 2 Report – tree protection strategies for selected site

AHCWHS501Manage work health and safety processes

Assessment Item 1 Task-Short Answer Questions and Scenario Analysis

Assessment Item 2 Role play – OH&S negotiation role playWorkplace.

Assessment Item 3 Audit report and checklist
Assessment Item 4Close Book Examination

AHCPCM502 Collect and classify plants

Assessment Item 1 Assignment 1. Plant collection and ethics

Assessment Item 2 Assignment 2- specimen collection and preservation technique

Assessment Item 3 Assignment 3 – Plant identification using key

AHCPCM503 Specify 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

AHCCHM501 Develop   and   manage   a   chemical   use strategy

Assignment 1– Short Answer Research Questions

Assignment 2– Short Answer Questions & Risk Assessment (Practical Exercise)

Assignment 3 – Spraying equipment  Calibration, spill kit Written Examination

AHCCHM402 Plan and implement a chemical use program

Assignment 1– Short Answer Research Questions

Assignment 2– Short Answer Questions & Risk Assessment (Practical Exercise)

Assignment 3 – Spraying equipment  Calibration, spill kit Written Examination

 

Classifications

ANZSCO 362211 Gardener (General)

 

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 Student page.