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
AHCWHS301 Contribute to WHS processes

Assessment 1: Written questions – WHS legislations, code of practices, national standards, enterprise WHS policies
and procedures

 Assessment 2 : Written questions and practical assessment – WHS legislations, code of practices, national standards, enterprise WHS policies
and procedures

 Assessment 3: Written questions – PPE, Incident, Accident reporting

 Assessment 4: Online quiz

AHCLSC301 Set out site for construction works

Activity / Learning Guide

  (this includes practical assessments)
or Moodle based Assessment Guide.

AHCLSC302 Construct landscape features using concrete

Activity / Learning Guide

(this includes practical assessments)
or Moodle based Assessment Guide.

AHCLSC303 Construct brick and/or block structures and features

Activity / Learning Guide

(this includes practical assessments)
or Moodle based Assessment Guide.

AHCLSC305 Construct stone structures and features

Activity / Learning Guide

(this includes practical assessments)
or Moodle based Assessment Guide.

AHCLSC306 Implement a paving project

Activity / Learning Guide

(this includes practical assessments)
or Moodle based Assessment Guide.

AHCLSC307 Implement a retaining wall project

Assessment 1 Written questions – read and interpret given site plan and identify the components of landscape drawings and specifications.

Assessment 2 Task – locating site features & marking out retaining wall, scale measurements,
transferring dimensions from plans to site, site buntings and safety signage and location of services
from site plans.

Assessment 3 Demonstration and observation activity – Setting out techniques, marking out and positioning retaining wall & construction retaining wall.

Assessment 4 Written questions & Levelling exercise – Establishing datum points and survey benchmarks, setting up surveying
equipment, recording site levels. survey and site levelling equipment.

Assessment 5 Written Questions & quantities calculations – Construct retaining wall, types of retaining wall, material types and
quantities calculations, drainage, checking work quality and site clean-up

AHCBUS402 Cost a project

Activity / Learning Guide

(this includes practical assessments)
or Moodle based Assessment Guide.

AHCDRG301 Install drainage systems

Activity / Learning Guide

(this includes practical assessments)
or Moodle based Assessment Guide.

AHCPCM302 Provide information on plants and their culture

Assessment 1 Written Questions & Case Studies – Identifying Horticulture Issues, questioning techniques, information gathering,
relevant issues & providing expert advice

Assessment 2 Extended Answers Questions – – Plant Identification techniques, Plant selection, Plant Physiology, Plant habit
and growth characteristics.

Assessment 3 Develop plant profile

AHCPGD301 Implement a plant establishment program

Assessment 1 Written task -Interpreting site plans and specifications, Material, equipment, tools and
machinery for plant establishment, safety checks on equipment & machinery, site hazard management,
PPE selection maintenance & storage and keeping work site safe.

Assessment 2 Written questions – locating services on site, earthwork, selection and requirement of soil additives,
positioning plants on site, disposal of debris and pollutant, plant inspection for health and vigour,
identifying minor and major defects, post-planting care and pruning.

Assessment 3 Practical assessment – nspecting planting site, plants selection criteria, preparing planting site,
inspecting plant material, planting plants, reviewing establishment work and recording establishment
program

AHCSOL304  Implement soil improvements for garden and turf areas

Assessment 1 Short answers questions

Assignment 2 Practical exercise (Soil testing Ph, EC, Texture and Structure) at ACAH – Training Demo Farm

Assignment 3 Part A  – Fertiliser and soil ameliorant
Part B – Prepare soils for planting or replanting

AHCPMG301 Control weeds

Assessment  1: Practical Activity – Weed Identification & Infestation assessment

Assessment 2 : Written tasks -Monitor, record and report on weed control measures ( cultural, biological, chemical).

AHCPMG302 Control plant pests, diseases and disorders

Assessment 1 Written Tasks -Identify pests, diseases and disorders

Assessment 2: Worksite base report

Assessment 3: Practical activity / Simulated workplace exercise – Assess pests, disease and disorders

Assessment item 4: Quiz / Examination

AHCCHM307 Prepare and apply chemicals to control pest, weeds and diseases

Assignment 1  Short Answer Research Questions – Determine the need for chemical use and prepare a application plan

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

Assignment 3  Spray Calibration, spill kit Examination

Classifications

ANZSCO 362213 Landscape Gardener

Entry requirements

Age:  16 plus
English Proficiency Requirements: Completion of Language, Literacy and Numeracy Assessment, assessed by Language Studies Department
Academic Requirement:
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.

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
AHCWHS201 Participate in work health and safety processes Activity 1 Written questions ( Workplace safety requirements )

Activity 2 Written task ( Hazard identification and risk control)

Activity 3 Written questions ( Risk control)

Activity 4 Written questions ( Risk assessment, risk control and report risks )

Activity 5 Written task ( Fire evacuation map)

Activity 6 Written task  ( Emergency planning and evacuation plans)

End of unit test

AHCLSC201 Assist with landscape construction work Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
AHCLSC202 Construct low-profile timber or modular retaining walls Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
AHCLSC203 Install aggregate paths Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
AHCLSC204 Lay paving Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
AHCMOM203 Operate basic machinery and equipment Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
AHCPGD201 Plant trees and shrubs Activity 1 Written questions about Workplace risk assessment

Activity 2 Checklist on Preparation for planting operations

Activity 3 Written questions about Site preparation

Activity 4 Written questions about Prepare trees and shrubs for planting

Activity 5 Written questions about Inspect plants and report problem

Activity 6 Written questions about Install trees and shrubs

AHCPCM201 Recognise plants Activity 1 Written task (Prepare plant for recognition )Activity 2 Written task ( Inflorescence)

Activity 3 Sketching task (leaves)

Activity 4 Written task ( Information on plants )

AHCCHM201 Apply chemicals under supervision Activity 1  Short  answer questions about Preparing spray equipmentActivity 2  Short  answer questions about Calibration of boom spray

Activity 3 Short  answer questions about Identify hazards and assess risks associated with hazardous substances

Activity 4  Short  answer questions about Personal and public safety in using hazardous substances

Activity 5 Short  answer questions about Disposing of water waste

Activity 6 Short  answer questions about Accidental poisoning

Activity 7 Short  answer questions about Correctly apply treatment

Activity 8 Short  answer questions about Storage of chemicals

Activity 9 Short  answer questions about Recording and reporting chemical application and storage details

AHCSOL203 Assist with soil or growing media sampling and testing Activity 1 Written task ( Locating services)Activity 2 Written task (Occupational Health, Safety and Welfare)

Activity 3 Written task (Personal Protective Equipment)

Activity 4 Written task (Soil texture)

Activity 5 Written task (Soil structure)

Activity 6 Written task (Soil colour)

Activity 7 Written task (Soil chemical properties)

Activity 8 Written task (Properties of growing media)

Activity 9 Calculating task ( Air Filled Porosity)

AHCPMG201 Treat weeds  Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
AHCPMG202 Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders Activity 1 Written questions  ( Identifying insects and mites)

Activity 2 Written questions (Identifying plant diseases)

Activity 3 Written questions ( Monitoring pests and diseases)

Activity 4 Written questions ( Treatment methods)

Activity 5 Written questions ( Treatment application)

Activity 6 Written questions ( Post treatment operations)

AHCWRK209 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices Activity 1 Written task (Identifying resources used in own work role )

Activity 2 Written task (Documenting and measure current usage of resources using appropriate
techniques)

Activity 3 Written task ( Recording and filing documentation measuring current usage, using
technology (such as software systems) )

Activity 4 Written task (Identifying and reporting workplace environmental hazards to
appropriate personnel)

Activity 5 Written task (Reporting breaches or potential breaches to appropriate personnel )

Activity 6 Group task

AHCCHM307 Prepare and apply chemicals to control pest, weeds and diseases Assignment 1 – Short Answer Research Questions ( Determine the need for chemical use and prepare a application plan)Assignment 2 – Short Answer Questions & Risk Assessment (Practical Exercise)

Assignment 3 – Spray Calibration, spill kit Examination

AHCCHM304 Transport, handle and store chemicals Assessment item 1: Practical assessment (calibration exercise) – (must achieve a result of 100%)Assessment item 2:  Work / short answer questions

Assessment item 3: Label and SDS Reading exercise (Must achieve a results of 100%)

 

Classifications

ANZSCO 841411 Garden Labourer

Entry requirements

Age:  16 plus
English Proficiency Requirements:  all candidates must complete a Language Literacy & Numeracy Assessment, assessed by the Language Studies Department.
Academic Requirement:  Completion of equivalent to Certificate I, or Year 9 equivalent, or currently employed in the landscaping.

Tuition Costs

Please see fee schedule from relevant National or International Student page