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AHC31016 - Certificate III in Parks and Gardens

DOMESTIC
STUDY MODES

Employer Based (VET Providers Only), On-campus, RPL/RCC/Credit, Online

DURATION

This course is for apprentices only. 

AVAILABILITY

FULL COURSE COST

$5,536 (2019), $5,216 (2018)

SUBSIDISED COURSE COST

$1,680 (2019), $1,584 (2018)

SUBSIDISED CONCESSION COST

$1,184 (2019), $1,104 (2018)

UNITS/CREDITS

16 units

JOB PROSPECTS

Possible employment options include Municipal/city gardener, Horticulturist.

This qualification provides a vocational outcome in parks and gardens. The parks and gardens industry expects this qualification to be achieved to meet job outcomes at this level. Skills needed to work as a gardener or horticulturist in the parks and gardens industry. Tasks covered include: providing information on plants, controlling weeds, pests and diseases, fertilising and maintaining plants carrying out specialised pruning, planning and setting up plant displays, operating irrigation systems, and maintaining natural and revegetated areas.

Standard Course Structure

Study Modes: Employer Based (VET Providers Only), On-campus, RPL/RCC/Credit, Online
Duration:

This course is for apprentices only. 

Core
AHCWHS301Contribute to work health and safety processes
AHCPCM302Provide information on plants and their culture
AHCPCM301Implement a plant nutrition program
AHCPMG302Control plant pests, diseases and disorders
AHCPMG301Control weeds
Elective
AHCPCM304Report on health and condition of trees
AHCPGD305Conduct operational inspection of park facilities
AHCSOL303Implement soil improvements for garden and turf areas
AHCWRK309Apply environmentally sustainable work practices
AHCCHM303Prepare and apply chemicals
AHCCHM304Transport handle and store chemicals
AHCIRG333Maintain pressurised irrigation systems
AHCIRG331Install pressurised irrigation systems
AHCMOM304Operate machinery and equipment
AHCPGD301Implement a plant establishment program
AHCPGD303Perform specialist amenity pruning
AHCPGD304Implement a landscape maintenance program
AHCTRF304Monitor turf health
AHCTRF303Implement a grassed area maintenance program
AHCARB301Implement a tree maintenance program
AHCTRF302Establish turf
AHCIRG306Troubleshoot irrigation systems
AHCNAR301Maintain natural areas
AHCNAR303Implement revegetation works
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This course is for apprentices only. Students must be employed as apprentice landscapers or gardeners.
  1. Students will receive a Result of Assessment within 21 days of completion of each unit/module or within 21 days of the ‘close of study’ date.
  2. Students who successfully complete all required units/modules will receive their qualification and an Academic Statement itemising all units/modules successfully completed.
  3. Following receipt of written advice from the student (or teacher) that the student does not intend to complete the full course, the student will be issued with a Statement of Attainment listing all units/modules successfully completed.
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Fee for service$5,536 (2019)
Subsidised full fee$1,680 (2019)
Subsidised concession fee$1,184 (2019)
Fee for service per unit$348 (2019)
Fee for service (International)N/A
Fee for service per unit (International)N/A
Subsidised full fee per unit$105 (2019)
Subsidised concession fee per unit$74 (2019)
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