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

Course Duration:

20 Weeks

VET in Schools – 1 School Calendar Year

Study Mode:

Classroom (face to face)

Online – Moodle

Distance

Traineeship

VET in Schools

Unit & Assessment Information:

Completion of fifteen (15) units as below.

Unit Assessment
AHCCHM201 Apply chemicals under supervision

Activity 1: Prepare spray equipment

Activity 2: Prepare spray equipment ( cont)

Activity 3 : Identify hazards and assess risks associated with hazardous substances

Activity 4 : Personal and public safety in using hazardous substances

Activity 5 : Disposing of treatment waste

Activity 6 : Chemical labels and material safety data sheet (MSD)

Activity 7 : Following directions and legislative requirements for mixing/applying chemicals; correctly apply treatments

Activity 8 : Transport and handle of chemicals

Activity 9 : Recording and reporting chemical application and storage details

AHCIRG217 Assist with pressurised irrigation operation Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
AHCWHS201 Participate in work health and safety processes 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 / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
AHCPGD206 Conduct visual inspection of park facilities Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
AHCPMG201 Treat weeds Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
AHCPCM201 Recognise plants Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
AHCSOL202 Assist with soil or growing media sampling and testing Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
AHCTRF208 Support turf establishment Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
AHCPGD203 Prune shrubs and small trees Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
AHCCHM307 Prepare and apply chemicals Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
AHCCHM304 Transport, handle and store chemicals Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
AHCPMG203 Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
AHCNSY203 Undertake propagation activities Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)

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 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.