CRICOS Course Code:

105049K (VIC/QLD)

Victoria only

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 & Assessment Information:

Completion of fourteen (14) selected units as below.

Classifications

ANZSCO 362411 Nurseryperson

Unit Assessment
AHCPCM406 Develop a soil health and plant nutrition program/AHCSOL405 – Provide information on fertilisers and soil ameliorants

Assignment 1 Short Answer Research Questions

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

Assignment 3 Spray Calibration, spill kit, Examination

AHCNSY403 Plan a growing-on program/ AHCNSY404 Plan a propagation program

Assessment item 1 Written questions

Assessment 2 Case study

Assessment item 3 Written questions

Assessment item 4 Written questions/scenario

Field visits or Practical (BRIX testing)

Assessment 5 Examination (Principles of quality assurance in the nursery industry)

BSBHRM415 Coordinate recruitment and onboarding / BSBLDR414 Lead team effectiveness

Assignment 1  A&B Written Task

Assignment  2 A  Written Task

Assignment  2 B Written Task

Assessment 3 Written Examination

AHCWHS401 Maintain work health and safety processes

Assessment item 1 Project

Assessment item 2 Oral presentation

Assessment item 3 Practical activity & report

AHCIRG437 Schedule irrigations

Assessment item 1 Task 1- Part A Short answer questions

Task 1- Part B Short Answer questions

Assessment item 2 Task 2- Part A Short Answer Question

Task 2- Part B Research Questions

Assessment item 3 Task 3 Practical* Irrigation scheduling design exercise and calculation (catch-can)

AHCMOM402 Supervise maintenance of property machinery and equipment

Assignment 1  A&B Written Task

Assignment  2 A Written Task

Assignment  2  B Written Task

Assessment 3  Written Examination

AHCWRK401 – Implement and monitor quality assurance procedures

Assessment item 1 (Short & Extended Answer Questions)

Assessment item 2 Practical activities – deficiencies

Assessment Item 3 Report

Assessment Item 4 Exam (plant nutrition program – calculation of fertilizer use based on soil test reports)

AHCPCM404 Recommend plants and cultural practices

Assessment 1 Written Tasks

Assessment 2 Project report

Assessment 3 Closed book Exam (theory and principles of a growing program)

AHCWRK403 Supervise work routines and staff performance

Assessment 1 Written Tasks – Short Answer Questions

Assessment 2 Plant resource package – Up to 50 plants for Nursery production

Assessment 3 Written Exam (Plant identification and plan morphology assessment)

AHCBIO401 Plan and implement a biosecurity program

Assessment item 1 Task 1Task 2Task 3  types of soils (Practical activities)

Assessment item 2 (short answer questions) Task 1 Task 2 Task 3

Assessment Item 3   Research report on soils testing and interpretation

Assessment Item 4  Exam (soil identification and testing)

AHCPCM405 Implement an integrated pest management program

Assessment item 1 Task

Assessment item 2 Case study

Classifications

ANZSCO 362411 Nurseryperson

Entry requirements

Age:  16 plus
English Proficiency Requirement: Completion of Language, Literacy and Numeracy Assessment, assessed by Language Studies Department
Academic Requirement: Completion of equivalent to Certificate III 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 or International Student page.

CRICOS Course Code:

104911G (VIC/QLD)

Course Duration:

52 Weeks

Study Mode:

National Students:

Classroom face to face

Online – Moodle – for persons employed in the industry

Distance – for persons employed in the industry

Apprenticeship

VET in Schools

International Students:

Classroom face to face only (20 hours per week).

Unit & Assessment Information:

Completion of sixteen (16) selected units below.

Unit Assessment
AHCPMG302 Control plant pests, diseases and disorders

Assessment 1: Tasks

Assessment 2: Worksite base report

Assessment 3: Practical activity / Simulated workplace exercise

Assessment item 4: Quiz / Examination

AHCPMG301 Control Weeds

Assessment item 1: Written task

Assessment item 2: First aid Case Study Scenarios

AHCWRK309 Apply environmentally sustainable work practices 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%)

AHCNSY313 Implement a propagation plan Activity / Learning Guide (this includes practical assessments)
AHCPCM305 Implement a plant nutrition program Activity / Learning Guide (this includes practical assessments)
AHCSOL305 Prepare growing media Activity / Learning Guide (this includes practical assessments)
AHCWRK305 Coordinate work site activities Activity / Learning Guide (this includes practical assessments)
AHCWRK303 Respond to emergencies

Assignment 1 – A&B Written Task

Assignment  2 A – Written Task

Assignment  2 – B Written Task

Assessment 3 – Written Examination

AHCNSY314 Operate fertigation equipment Activity / Learning Guide (this includes practical assessments)
AHCIRG338 Troubleshoot irrigation systems Activity / Learning Guide (this includes practical assessments)
AHCNSY308 Maintain nursery plants Activity / Learning Guide (this includes practical assessments)
AHCWHS301 Contribute to work health and safety processes Activity / Learning Guide (this includes practical assessments)
AHCCHM304 Transport 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%)

AHCCHM307 Prepare and apply chemicals to control pest, weeds and diseases Activity / Learning Guide (this includes practical assessments)
AHCPCM306 Provide information on plants and their culture Activity / Learning Guide (this includes practical assessments)

Classifications

ANZSCO 362411 Nurseryperson

Entry requirements

Age:  16 plus
English Proficiency Requirement: all students must complete a Language Literacy & Numeracy Assessment, assessed by the Language Studies Department.
Academic Requirement:  Completion of equivalent to certificate II or higher or Year 10 equivalent completed or an interest in horticultural studies or currently employed in the Horticulture Industry, with at least 12 months equivalent employment or a genuine interest in commencing a career in horticulture.

Tuition Costs

Please see fee schedule from relevant National or International 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 (16) units as below.

Unit Asessment
AHCPMG201 Treat weeds Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
AHCWHS201 Participate in work health and safety processes Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
AHCWRK204 Work effectively in the industry Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
AHCNSY203 Undertake propagation activities Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
AHCSOL202 Assist with soil or growing media sampling and testing Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
AHCPMG202 Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
AHCCHM201 Apply chemicals under supervision Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
AHCWRK209 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
AHCPGD201 Plants trees and shrubs Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
AHCMOM203 Operate basic machinery and equipment Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
AHCNSY201 Pot up plants Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
AHCNSY202 Care for nursery plants Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
AHCPCM201 Recognise plants Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
AHCIRG221 Assist with pressurised irrigation operations Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
AHCPGD203 Prune shrubs and small trees Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
AHCINF203 Maintain properties and structures Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)

 

Classifications

ANZSCO 841412 Horticultural Nursery Assistant

 

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 primary school equivalent, or currently employed in the parks and gardens industry or a genuine interest in horticulture. Tuition Costs

Please see fee schedule from relevant National Student page.

 

CRICOS Course Code:

104843C (VIC/QLD)

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 & Assessment Information:

Completion of ten (10) selected units as below.

Unit Assessment
AHCWHS502 Manage work health and safety processes

Assessment Item 1: Task – Short Answer Questions and Scenario Analysis

Assessment Item 2: Role play (Demonstration exercise)

Assessment item 3: Audit report and checklist Examination: Overall Assessment of Legislation and application of OHS Processes in Industry

AHCBUS511 – Manage enterprise staff requirements

Assessment task 1: Short Answer Questions

Assessment task 2: Presentation on Inventory Management

Assessment Task 3: Examination on Supply chains and inventory management or Practical Using Beer Game Modeling

AHCPCM508 – Develop an integrated pest management program

Assessment 1: Plant health report

Assessment 2: Field ActivityExamination: Closed book

BSBESB406 Establish operational strategies and procedures for new business ventures

Assessment item 1: Plant specimen collections (field visit)

Assessment item 2: Dry and preserving Plants

Assessment item 3: Plants Selection for a Nursery Project – 50 plants

BSBPMG430 Undertake project work

Assessment 1: Project

Assessment 2: Oral Presentation

Assessment 3: Examination

AHCSOL505 Monitor and manage soils for production

Assessment 1: Internet assignment

Assessment 2: Practical

Assessment 3: Soil ameliorates short answer question Examination: Closed book

AHCCHM501 Develop and manage a chemical use strategy

Assessment item 1: (short and extended answer research questions)Task A Task B

Task C Task D

Assessment item 2: Oral presentation

Assessment Item 3: Written Exam closed book on

AHCPCM507 Diagnose plant health problems

Assessment item 1: Identify Industry Nursery Industry Needs for a Consultant – Essay Report

Assessment item 2: Recommend and provide advice on a Nursery Industry Problem

Assessment item 3: Short Test – in no more than 300 words provide a solution for the prescribed problem or scenario.

AHCWAT503 Manage water systems

Assignment 1: Short Answer Research Questions

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

Assignment 3: Spray Calibration, spill kit Examination

AHCWRK513 Write and present reports

Assignment 1: Short Answer Research Questions

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

Assignment 3: Spray Calibration, Spill Kit

Examination

Classifications

ANZSCO 362411 Nurseryperson

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 Diploma 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

CRICOS Course Code:

104839K (VIC/QLD)

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
AHCPHT409 Develop a crop regulation program

Assignment 1 – Short Answer Research Questions

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

Assignment 3 – Spray Calibration, spill kitExamination

BSBLDR412 Communicate effectively as a workplace leader

Assessment Task 1 – Assignment (Questions & Case study)

Assessment Item 2 – Section B: (short answer questions, and case studies)

Assessment Task 3 – Examination

AHCWRK401 Implement and monitor quality assurance procedures

Assessment item 1 – Written questions

Assessment 2 – Case study

Assessment item 3 -Written questions

Assessment item 4- Written questions/scenario Field visits or Practical

Assessment 5 – Examination

AHCBUS408 Operate within a budget framework

Assignment 1 – A&B Written Task

Assignment  2 A – Written Task

Assignment  2 – B Written Task

Assessment 3 – Written Examination

AHCBIO401 Plan and implement a biosecurity program

Assignment 1 – Short Answer Research Questions

Assignment 2 – Short Answer Questions & Risk

Assessment (Practical Exercise)Assignment 3 – Spray Calibration, spill kitExamination

AHCPCM406 Develop a soil health and plant nutrition program

Assessment item 1 –Project

Assessment item 2-Oral presentation

Assessment item 3-Practical activity & report

AHCNSY403 Plan a growing-on program

Assessment item 1 AssignmentPart A Part B

Assessment item 2 – Practical report

Assessment item 3 –Exam

AHCIRG437 Schedule irrigations

Assessment item 1 Task 1- Part A Task 1- Part B

Assessment item 2 Task 2- Part A Task 2- Part B

Assessment item 3 -Task 3- Practical

AHCWHS401 Maintain work health and safety processes

Assignment 1 – A&B Written Task

Assignment  2 A – Written Task

Assignment  2 – B Written Task

Assessment 3 – Written Examination

AHCPCM404 Recommend plants and cultural practices

Assessment item 1 -Task 1 Task 2 Task 3(Practical activities)

Assessment item 2 Task 1 Task 2 Task 3

Assessment Item 3-Report
Assessment Item 4-Exam

AHCNSY404 Plan a propagation program

Assessment 1   Written Tasks

Assessment 2   Project report

Assessment 3   Exam

AHCSOL406 Sample 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
Assessment Item 4-Examination (Closed Book)

 

Classifications

ANZSCO 121200 Crop Farmers

Entry requirements

Age:  16 plus
English Proficiency Requirements: all candidates must complete a Language Literacy & Numeracy Assessment, assessed by the Language Studies Department.
Academic Requirements: Completion of Certificate III in Horticulture or related field or equivalent to Australian Year 11 general schooling or 2 years work experience in horticultural related field.

 

Tuition Costs

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

CRICOS Course Code:

104910H (VIC / QLD)
Course Duration:

52 Weeks

Study Mode:

National Students – Classroom (Face-to-Face), Apprenticeship, VET in Schools, Online – moodle  and Distance (for employed persons in the industry).
International Students – Classroom face to face Only ( 20 hours per week).

Unit & Assessment Information:

Completion of fifteen (15) selected units as below.

Unit Assessment
AHCPMG302 Control plant pests, diseases and disorders

Assessment 1: Tasks

Assessment 2: Worksite base report

Assessment 3: Practical activity / Simulated workplace exercise

Assessment item 4: Quiz / Examination

AHCWRK309 Apply environmentally sustainable work practices

Assessment item 1: Written task

Assessment item 2: First aid Case Study Scenarios

AHCMOM304 Operate machinery and equipment

Activity / Learning Guide must be completed (this includes practical assessments)Closed book label reading exercise

AHCNSY313 Implement a propagation plan

Assignment 1 – A&B Written Task

Assignment  2 A – Written Task

Assignment  2 – B Written Task

Assessment 3 – Written Examination

AHCBIO303 Apply biosecurity measures

Activity / Learning Guide (this includes practical assessments).

AHCWRK305 Coordinate work site activities

Activity / Learning Guide (this includes practical assessments).

AHCWRK303 Respond to emergencies

Activity / Learning Guide (this includes practical assessments).This learning guide can be developed crop specific.

AHCNSY314 Operate fertigation equipment

Activity / Learning Guide (this includes practical assessments).

AHCIRG346 Operate pressurised irrigation systems

Activity / Learning Guide (this includes practical assessments).This learning guide can be developed crop specific.

AHCWRK309 Apply environmentally sustainable work practices

Activity / Learning Guide (this includes practical assessments) andAssessment item: short quiz / examination.

AHCWRK306 Comply with industry quality assurance requirements

Activity / Learning Guide (this includes practical assessments).

AHCWHS301 Contribute to work health and safety processes

Assessment item 1: Task / short and extended answer question

Assessment item 2: Practical activity / Workplace based activity / simulated exercise

AHCCHM304 Transport, handle and store chemicals

Activity / Learning Guide (this includes practical assessments).

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

Assignment 1 – Short Answer Research Questions

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

Assignment 3 – Spray Calibration, spill kit Examination

AHCPHT315 Establish horticultural crops

Assignment 1 – Short Answer Research Questions

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

Assignment 3 – Spray Calibration, spill kit Examination

Classifications

ANZSCO 362211 Gardener (General)

Entry requirements

Age:  16 plus
English Proficiency Requirements: all candidates must complete a Language Literacy & Numeracy Assessment, assessed by the Language Studies Department.
Academic:
Completion of Certificate II in Horticulture or related field or equivalent to Australian Year 10 general schooling or 2 years’ work experience in horticultural related field or interested in commencing a career in horticulture.

Tuition Costs

Please see fee schedule from relevant National or International Student page

 

AHC20316 Certificate II in Production Horticulture

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

Duration:

20 Weeks

Intakes:

Fortnightly

Mode:

Classroom (face to face)
Online-moodle
Distance
Traineeship

 

Unit & Assessment Information:

Completion of fifteen (15) units as below.

Unit Assessment
AHCWHS201 Participate in OHS processes Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
AHCWRK209 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
AHCSOL202 Assist with soil or growing media sampling and testing Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
AHCPHT201 Plant horticultural crops Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
AHCCHM201 Apply chemicals under supervision Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
AHCNSY203 Undertake propagation activities Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
AHCPMG201 Treat weeds Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
AHCPMG202 Treat pests, diseases and disorders Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
AHCMOM203 Operate basic machinery and equipment Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
AHCIRG217 Assist with pressurised irrigation operations Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
AHCMOM202 Operate tractors Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments),
Quiz Assessment.
AHCNSY202 Care for nursery plants Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
AHCPGD201 Plant trees and shrubs Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
AHCINF203 Maintain properties and structures Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments),
Closed book label reading exercise.
AHCBIO202A Follow site quarantine procedures Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)

 

 

Classifications

ANZSCO 841412 Horticultural Nursery Assistant

 

 

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 Primary school equivalent, or currently employed in the parks and gardens industry or interested in career in horticulture

 

Tuition Costs

Please see fee schedule from relevant National Student page.

For Horticulture courses in Melbourne and Cairns

CRICOS Course Code:

104841E

Duration:

52 weeks

Mode:

National Students:

Classroom Face to Face,

Online – Moodle,

Distance

International Students: 

Classroom Face to Face  (20 hours per week)

Units & Assessment Information

Completion of ten (10) units as below:

Unit Assessment
AHCPCM507 Diagnose plant health problems Assessment 1 – Plant health report

Assessment 2 – Field Activity

Examination – Closed book, 70% Practical Examination on Identification of Pest, disease and weeds and control methods

AHCSOL505 Monitor and manage soils for production Assessment 1-Understanding soils

Assessment 2 -Practical – Soil sampling, testing soils for both physical and chemical tests.

Assessment 3- Soil ameliorants short answer question

Assessment 4: Fertiliser calculations & interpreting a soil test report from College Farm.

Examination- Closed book, 70% competency mark

AHCPHT511 Develop a Horticultural Production Plan Assessment 1 _ Project Report

Assessment 2_ Oral Presentation

Assessment 3- Examination – Electronic Examination – 70% competency mark

AHCWRK512 Plan, implement and review a quality assurance program Assessment 1_ Gathering, analysing and reviewing enterprise data, for effectiveness

Assessment 2_Short answer question

Assessment 3_Human resource and performance requirement

Assessment 4_Watch and learn – Visual Exercise

Assessment Task 5: Farm Gas Tutorial Exercise

Examination: Business Performance Analysis (Calculation and Mathematics in Agribusiness Based Assessment), Competency grade: 70%

AHCCHM501 Develop and manage a chemical use strategy Assessment item 1: Assignment based short and extended answer question tasks.

Assessment item 2: Oral presentation

Assessment Item 3: Written Situation Examination on Developing a chemical use strategy

Practical Examination: Spray Calibration, Nozzle Selection and reading of SDS and Chemical Labels.

AHCBUS516 Develop and review a business plan Hurdle based assessment

Assessment Item 1 – Business plan proposal and presentation

Assessment item 2 – Develop a business plan – on a protected cropping scenario based on the Werribee South Simulation

Examination – Review of business plan prepared in Assessment item 2

 AHCHYD501 Develop a plan for a hydroponic system Assessment item 1 –Project

Assessment item 2-Examination Online Quiz 50 questions in 50 minutes.

AHCBUS511 Manage enterprise staff requirements Pre-requisite Assessment: Fairwork Australian Online Course all modules must be completed – Currently set at 8 modules.

Assessment Task 1: Understanding work roles and functions

Assessment Task 2: Understanding business functions

Assessment Task 3: Training and the workplace

Assessment Task 4: Legislation

Assessment Task 5: Work health and safety and staff management

Assessment Task 6:  Staff management and procedures for administration of records, and IR management

Examination: Competency grade 70%: Summative assessment, on situation people management in Horticulture / Agriculture and Agribusiness

AHCWHS502  Manage   work health and safety processes Assessment 1 –  Short and extended answer

Assessment 2 – WHS Role play

Assessment 3 – WHS Audit report and recommendations

Assessment 4 – Examination

AHCWRK511 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability Hurdle based assessment

ASSESSMENT ITEM 1: Assignment: Develop a sustainability policy

ASSESSMENT ITEM 2 & 3:  Practical Task – Presentation & Peer Review: Implement a training program for the policy you have developed, you will also be required to write a procedure detailing the implementation of the policy.

Classifications

ANZSCO 121200 Crop Farmers

Entry requirements

Age: 16 plus
English Proficiency Requirements: all candidates must complete a Language Literacy & Numeracy Assessment, assessed by the Language Studies Department.
Academic Requirements: Completion of Certificate IV in Horticulture or related field or equivalent to Australian Year 12 general schooling or 2 years work experience in horticultural related field.

Tuition Costs

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