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|AQF Level||Level 3: Certificate III|
There are no entry requirements, however it is highly recommended that students have attained a Sound Achievement (SA) result in Year 10 numeracy and literacy subjects or equivalent prior to enrolling in this course.
Online students undertaking this course will need to participate in volunteer or paid work duties to fufill the practical requirements of this course.
Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations
Standard Course Structure
To successfully complete this course, students must complete a total of 16 units, consisting of:
5 core units and 11 elective units.
|AHCPCM302||Provide information on plants and their culture|
|AHCPMG302||Control plant pests, diseases and disorders|
|AHCSOL303||Implement soil improvements for garden and turf areas|
|AHCWHS301||Contribute to work health and safety processes|
|AHCARB301||Implement a tree maintenance program|
|AHCCHM303||Prepare and apply chemicals|
|AHCCHM304||Transport handle and store chemicals|
|AHCIRG333||Maintain pressurised irrigation systems|
|AHCMOM304||Operate machinery and equipment|
|AHCNSY301||Maintain nursery plants|
|AHCNSY303||Install and maintain plant displays|
|AHCNSY306||Implement a propagation plan|
|AHCPCM301||Implement a plant nutrition program|
|AHCPCM304||Report on health and condition of trees|
|AHCPGD301||Implement a plant establishment program|
|AHCPGD303||Perform specialist amenity pruning|
|AHCPGD304||Implement a landscape maintenance program|
|AHCTRF303||Implement a grassed area maintenance program|
|AHCWRK309||Apply environmentally sustainable work practices|
2018 Study Sequence
Enrol into AHCWHS301 only. Remaining study sequence to be discussed with teaching staff.
Rockhampton – enrol into AHCWHS301 only. Remaining study sequence to be discussed with teaching staff.
Gladstone – enrol as per the following order:
Course Assessment Information
|Third Party Verification|
There are ten course intakes for 2018, available monthly from February to November.
Duration and dates
2 - 3 years part-time
There are two course intakes for 2018, available in February and July.
Duration and dates
1 - 2 years full-time
Work Experience requirements
Students are required to purchase and supply their own personal protective equipment. Items include:
- Protective Boots
- Safety Glasses
- Garden gloves
- Wide-brim hat for outdoor work
- Appropriate clothing long sleeve cotton shirt and cotton drill shorts or trousers for outdoor work