Version Effective: 23rd of June, 2023
Version Effective: 23rd of June, 2023

ACC132462 - Perform specialist amenity pruning

Course Details

Course Summary

This Accredited Short Course is available for corporate group bookings and not currently delivered as a stand-a-lone for individual students. The unit delivered under this short course is AHCPGD309. This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to perform specialist amenity pruning, including preparing, undertaking and completing amenity pruning work using specialist pruning techniques. The unit applies to individuals who perform specialist amenity pruning under broad direction, and take responsibility for their own work and for the quality of the work of others. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this unit.

Course Details

Course Type Short Course (Accredited)
Student Availability
  • Domestic
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Application Mode
  • Direct To University
  • Other
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Study Area
  • Science and Environment
Skill Area
  • Horticulture

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Not Applicable
International Students
Not Applicable

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

The course is aimed at regional council workers, maintenance staff, and other relevant personnel who are responsible for performing specialist amenities pruning. It is designed to provide participants with the knowledge and skills needed to manage risks and create aesthetically pleasing, functional landscapes.

Course Structures

Study Mode Definitions

  • Online: Online courses provide the flexibility to study without normally requiring a student to visit a campus. Course content is studied through a number of means including the use of online discussion forums, electronic library resources, by contacting lecturers and teachers, and receiving study materials online/electronically. Work integrated learning, including placements, may be included in some courses.
  • On-campus: Students studying in on-campus mode typically are expected to attend and participate in regular, structured on-campus teaching and learning activities throughout the University’s academic term. These activities may include lectures, tutorials, workshops and practice, online or other activities and normally will be timetabled at a CQUniversity campus or approved delivery site.
  • Mixed Mode: Students studying in mixed mode will participate in a combination of online learning activities in addition to site-specific learning activities, which may include residential schools, co-op placements and/or work-integrated learning as a compulsory requirement of a unit. The additional site-specific learning activities are what differentiates a mixed-mode unit from an online unit.

*All study modes may include Vocational placement and/or work integrated learning.

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Short course - Perform specialist amenity pruining

This course consists of theory and practical based competencies. Students will be required to complete the theory based training and assessment online, via the CQUniversity Moodle platform. Practical components will be delivered via a one (1) full day of mandatory on campus competency based training and assessment. It is expected that students will complete the theory component of this course over a six (6) week period.

  • Mixed Mode
Unit Group 1
AHCPGD309 Perform specialist amenity pruning More Information Details

Unit Sequence

For the following units, you may choose your own order of study, while taking into account pre-requisite requirements and the unit availability.
Unit Code Unit Name
AHCPGD309 Perform specialist amenity pruning

Course Learning Outcomes
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