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

Course Duration:

52 Weeks

Study Mode:

Classroom face to face

Online – Moodle

Distance – for persons employed in the industry

Apprenticeship

Unit & Assessment Information:

Completion of sixteen (16) selected units as below.

Unit Assessment
AHCWRK309 Apply environmentally sustainable work practices Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
or Moodle based Assessment Guide.
AHCPMG301 Control weeds Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
or Moodle based Assessment Guide.
AHCPMG302 Control plant pests, diseases and disorders Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
or Moodle based Assessment Guide.
AHCPCM303 Provide information on plants and their culture Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
or Moodle based Assessment Guide.
AHCPCM301 Implement a plant nutrition program Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
or Moodle based Assessment Guide.
AHCSOL305 Prepare growing media Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
or Moodle based Assessment Guide.
AHCSOL304 Implement soil improvements for garden and turf areas Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
or Moodle based Assessment Guide.
AHCPCM304 Report on health and condition of trees Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
or Moodle based Assessment Guide.
AHCPGD301 Implement a plant establishment program Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
or Moodle based Assessment Guide.
AHCIRG338 Troubleshoot irrigation systems Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
or Moodle based Assessment Guide.
AHCIRG346 Operate pressurised irrigation systems Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
or Moodle based Assessment Guide.
AHCTRF308 Establish turf Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
or Moodle based Assessment Guide.
AHCWHS301 Contribute to work health and safety processes Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
or Moodle based Assessment Guide.
AHCCHM304 Transport and store chemicals Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
or Moodle based Assessment Guide.
AHCCHM307 Prepare and apply chemicals to control pest, weeds and diseases Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
or Moodle based Assessment Guide.
AHCPCM302 Provide information on plants and their culture Activity / Learning Guide  (this includes practical assessments)
or Moodle based Assessment Guide.

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 Requirement:
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 Student page.