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