CRICOS Course Code:

092599B (VIC)


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 ten (10) selected units as below.

Unit Assessment
AHCWHS501 Manage work health and safety processes

Assessment Item 1: Task – Short Answer Questions and Scenario Analysis

Assessment Item 2: Role play (Demonstration exercise)

Assessment item 3: Audit report and checklist Examination: Overall Assessment of Legislation and application of OHS Processes in Industry

AHCMOM501 Manage machinery and equipment

Assessment task 1: Short Answer Questions

Assessment task 2: Presentation on Inventory Management

Assessment Task 3: Examination on Supply chains and inventory management or Practical Using Beer Game Modeling

AHCPCM501 Diagnose plant health problems

Assessment 1: Plant health report

Assessment 2: Field ActivityExamination: Closed book

AHCIRG501 Audit irrigation systems

Assessment item 1: Plant specimen collections (field visit)

Assessment item 2: Dry and preserving Plants

Assessment item 3: Plants Selection for a Nursery Project – 50 plants

AHCPHT502 Develop a horticultural production plan

Assessment 1: Project

Assessment 2: Oral Presentation

Assessment 3: Examination

AHCSOL501 Monitor and manage soils for production

Assessment 1: Internet assignment

Assessment 2: Practical

Assessment 3: Soil ameliorates short answer question Examination: Closed book

AHCCHM501 Develop and manage a chemical use strategy

Assessment item 1: (short and extended answer research questions)Task A Task B

Task C Task D

Assessment item 2: Oral presentation

Assessment Item 3: Written Exam closed book on

AHCWRK511 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability

Assessment item 1: Identify Industry Nursery Industry Needs for a Consultant – Essay Report

Assessment item 2: Recommend and provide advice on a Nursery Industry Problem

Assessment item 3: Short Test – in no more than 300 words provide a solution for the prescribed problem or scenario.

AHCWAT502 Manage water systems

Assignment 1: Short Answer Research Questions

Assignment 2: Short Answer Questions & Risk Assessment (Practical Exercise)

Assignment 3: Spray Calibration, spill kit Examination

AHCWRK501 Plan, implement and review a quality assurance program

Assignment 1: Short Answer Research Questions

Assignment 2: Short Answer Questions & Risk Assessment (Practical Exercise)

Assignment 3: Spray Calibration, Spill KitExamination




ANZSCO 362411 Nurseryperson



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 equivalent to Diploma or higher, Year 12 equivalent completed, or currently employed in the Horticulture Industry, with at least 36 months equivalent employment.

Tuition Costs

Please see fee schedule from relevant National or International Student page