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