Version Effective: 22nd of August, 2023
Version Effective: 22nd of August, 2023

ACC132895 - Short Course in Irrigation (Parks and Gardens)

Course Details

Course Summary

The units delivered under this short course are AHCIRG346, AHCIRG338 and AHCIRG347. These units of competency describe the skills and knowledge required to operate and maintain irrigation systems including conducting pre-start checks, fault finding/isolation procedures as well as reporting requirements. By capitalising on these skills, the proposed training in irrigation for councils in Australia has the potential to enhance water management, promote sustainability, and contribute to the overall well-being of communities and the environment. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to these units at the time of publication.

Entry Requirements


Course Details

Course Type Short Course (Accredited)
Student Availability
  • Domestic
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Application Mode
  • Direct To University
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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

This short course is aimed at regional council workers, maintenance staff, and other relevant personnel who are responsible for interpreting, inspecting and/or maintaining pressurised irrigation systems, to 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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