CRICOS Course Code:


Victoria only

Course Duration:

52 weeks

Study Mode:

National Students:

Classroom face to face,

Online (Moodle)



International Students:

Classroom face to face only (20 hours per week)


Unit & Assessment Information:

Completion of fourteen (14) selected units as below.



ANZSCO 362411 Nurseryperson

Unit Assessment
AHCPMG410 Implement a pest monitoring and evaluation program Assignment 1 Short Answer Research QuestionsAssignment 2 Short Answer Questions & Risk Assessment (Practical Exercise)Assignment 3 Spray Calibration, spill kit, Examination
AHCWRK403 Supervise work routines and staff performance Assessment Task 1 Assignment (Questions & Case study)Assessment Item 2 Section B: (short answer questions, and case studies)Assessment Task 3 Examination
AHCWRK401 Implement and monitor QA procedures Assessment item 1 Written questionsAssessment 2 Case studyAssessment item 3 Written questionsAssessment item 4 Written questions/scenarioField visits or Practical (BRIX testing)Assessment 5 Examination (Principles of quality assurance in the nursery industry)
AHCNSY402 Plan a propagation program Assessment item 1  AssignmentAssessment item 2  Practical reportAssessment item 3 Exam
AHCWHS401 Maintain WHS processes Assignment 1  A&B Written TaskAssignment  2 A  Written TaskAssignment  2 B Written TaskAssessment 3 Written Examination
AHCPHT502Develop a horticultural production plan Assignment 1  Short Answer Research QuestionsAssignment 2 Short Answer Questions & Risk Assessment (Practical Exercise)Assignment 3 Spray Calibration, spill kitExamination
AHCMOM402 Supervise maintenance of property machinery and equipment Assessment item 1 ProjectAssessment item 2 Oral presentationAssessment item 3 Practical activity & report
AHCIRG408 Schedule irrigations Assessment item 1Task 1- Part A Short answer questionsTask 1- Part B Short Answer questionsAssessment item 2Task 2- Part A Short Answer QuestionTask 2- Part B Research QuestionsAssessment item 3Task 3 Practical* Irrigation scheduling design exercise and calculation (catch-can)
AHCBUS402 Cost a Project Assignment 1  A&B Written TaskAssignment  2 A Written TaskAssignment  2  B Written TaskAssessment 3  Written Examination
AHCPCM402 Develop a soil health and plant nutrition program Assessment item 1 (Short & Extended Answer Questions)Assessment item 2 Practical activities – deficienciesAssessment Item 3 ReportAssessment Item 4 Exam (plant nutrition program – calculation of fertilizer use based on soil test reports)
AHCNSY401 Plan a growing-on program Assessment 1 Written TasksAssessment 2 Project reportAssessment 3 Closed book Exam (theory and principles of a growing program)
AHCPCM401 Recommend plants and cultural practices Assessment 1 Written Tasks – Short Answer QuestionsAssessment 2 Plant resource package – Up to 50 plants for Nursery productionAssessment 3 Written Exam (Plant identification and plan morphology assessment)
AHCSOL401 Sample soils and interpret results Assessment item 1Task 1Task 2Task 3  types of soils (Practical activities)Assessment item 2 (short answer questions)Task 1Task 2Task 3Assessment Item 3   Research report on soils testing and interpretationAssessment Item 4  Exam (soil identification and testing)
BSBSUS401 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices Assessment item 1 TaskAssessment item 2 Case study



ANZSCO 362411 Nurseryperson


Entry requirements

Age:  16 plus
English Proficiency Requirement: Completion of Language, Literacy and Numeracy Assessment, assessed by Language Studies Department
Academic Requirement: Completion of equivalent to Certificate III or higher, Year 10 equivalent completed, or currently employed in the Horticulture Industry, with at least 12 months equivalent employment.

Tuition Costs

Please see fee schedule from relevant National or International Student page.