Note: This course is for delivery to National Students only.
Classroom face to face
Online – Moodle
Distance – for persons employed in the industry
Unit & Assessment Information:
Completion of sixteen (16) selected units as below.
|AHCWRK309 Apply environmentally sustainable work practices||Assessment 1: Written questions – Identify resources and sustainable practices on farm/at workplace
Assessment 2 : Case Study – Identify current workplace practices in relation to resource usage and sustainability; apply improvement strategies.
Assessment 3 : Checklist/Survey – Workplace environmental survey
|AHCPMG301 Control weeds||Assessment 1 : Practical activity – weed identification and infestation assessmentAssessment 2: Written task – Plan control measures, Implement control measures and Monitor control measures.|
|AHCPMG302 Control plant pests, diseases and disorders||Assessment 1: Written questions – identify pests, diseases and disordersAssessment 2: Work site-based activity
Assessment 3: Practical Activity – Assess pests, diseases and disorders
Assessment 4: Online quiz & practical examination
|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 adviceAssessment 2: : Extended Answers Questions – Plant Identification techniques, Plant selection, Plant Physiology, Plant habit
and growth characteristics.
Assessment 3 : Developing Plant Profile
|AHCPCM301 Implement a plant nutrition program||Assessment 1 – Written questions
Assessment 2 – Part A : Short answer questions & Extended written questions
-Part B : Calculations
Assessment 3 – Part A : Verbal questions
– Part B : Practical exercise – Visual inspection checklists
|AHCSOL305 Prepare growing media||Assessment 1 : Short questions – Definitions, Terminology , Water Theory
Assessment 2 : Written extended questions – Equipment requirement, record keeping, hygiene, production requirement
Assessment 3 : Practical activity – Testing physical and chemical properties of potting mixes
|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)
Assignment 3 : Fertiliser and soil ameliorant; Prepare soils for planting or replanting
|AHCPCM307 Report on health and condition of trees|
|AHCPGD301 Implement a plant establishment program||Assessment 1: Written questions – 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 Activity – Inspecting planting site, plants selection criteria, preparing planting site, inspecting plant material, planting plants, reviewing establishment work and recording establishment program
|AHCIRG338 Troubleshoot irrigation systems||Assessment 1: Written questions and extended questions
Assessment 2: Practical activities
Examination – Knowledge skills and terminology, assessing troubleshoot irrigation systems
|AHCIRG346 Operate pressurised irrigation systems||Assessment 1: Short answer questions
Assessment 2: Written questions & Practical exercise – Operation of irrigation system
|AHCTRF308 Establish turf||Assessment 1 – written questions
Assessment 2 –
Task 1 : Assessment questions
Task 2 : Practical exercise
Task 3 : Turfgrass calculations
|AHCWHS301 Contribute to work health and safety processes||Assessment 1 : Written questions – WHS legislations, code of practices, national standards, enterprise WHS policies and procedures
Assessment 2 : Written questions & Practical assessment – Workplace hazard identification, assessment of risk, hierarchy of control & safety training
Assessment 3 : Written questions – PPE, Incident, Accident reporting
Assessment 4 : Online quiz
|AHCCHM304 Transport and store chemicals||Assessment 1: Short answer questions – Transport and handle chemicals and biological agents; Store chemicals in the workplace; Record storage detailsAssessment 2: Practical activity|
|AHCCHM307 Prepare and apply chemicals to control pest, weeds and diseases||Assessment 1 : Short answer questions – Determine the need for chemical use; prepare application/spray planAssessment 2 : Calibration activity
Assessment 3 : Practical Activity – Apply chemical with various equipment; spray quality test and selection of nozzles
|AHCPCM302 Provide information on plants and their culture||Assessment 1 : Short answer questions & case studies – Identifying Horticulture Issues, questioning techniques, information gathering, relevant issues & providing expert adviceAssessment 2 : Extended answer questions – Plant Identification techniques, Plant selection, Plant Physiology, Plant habit and growth characteristics.
Assessment 3 : Develop plant profile
ANZSCO 362211 Gardener (General)
|English Proficiency Requirements:||all candidates must complete a Language Literacy & Numeracy Assessment, assessed by the Language Studies Department.|
Please see fee schedule from relevant National Student page.