Courses

Certificate II in Landscaping

National Code

AHC21610

Campuses

FAIRFIELD

Department

Horticulture and Landscaping

03 9269 8400

Duration

Full-time: 2 years
VETiS program runs one day per week over 2 years.

Part-time: available
You can choose as many or as few classes from those available as your personal schedule allows.
Apprenticeship:
This course provides pre-apprenticeship training in Landscape Horticulture
Landscaping VET in Schools (VETiS) program
Melbourne Polytechnic now offers units from the Certificate II in Landscaping, as part of its Vocational Education and Training (VET) in Schools (VETiS) program.
The course covers a wide range of work areas within the horticulture industry.
We can help your school design the right VETiS course to suit your students’ needs. Contact the VET Landscaping course coordinator at Melbourne Polytechnic today for more information on our VETiS offerings.

Fees

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Entrance Requirements

Basic literacy and numeracy skills are required. Prospective students may contact the department to establish if this course is best suited to their needs. Students wishing to enrol in the VETiS program should contact the course coordinator for more details.

Assessment Methods

Assessment is based on the student's abilities to achieve unit outcomes. There is the opportunity for workplace delivery and assessment of competencies. Assessment methods include demonstration of skills, tests and assignments, folios and log books, oral activities, and third party reports. At the commencement of each unit, students will be given an outline of what is to be covered in that unit and how the unit will be assessed.

Materials

A list of equipment and reference material that needs to be purchased by you will be distributed early in the course. Items will include your own safety boots (steel capped), gloves, sun hat, Hi Vis vest, good quality secateurs, sunscreen, USB flash drive, textbook and writing materials. Reference material is also available for loan in the Melbourne Polytechnic library.

Pathways to further study

Graduates may extend their training in horticulture as part of a Certificate III in Landscape Construction, Certificate III in Parks and Gardens or Certificate III in Sports Turf Management.

Career Pathways

This course will start your career off with the right skills with further study and/or apprenticeships available in numerous aspects of the industry.

Enrolment Intake

  • February
  • July
  • Midyear

National Code

AHC21610

CRICOS Code

Duration

Full-time: 2 years
VETiS program runs one day per week over 2 years.

Assessment Methods

Assessment is based on the student's abilities to achieve unit outcomes. There is the opportunity for workplace delivery and assessment of competencies. Assessment methods include demonstration of skills, tests and assignments, folios and log books, oral activities, and third party reports. At the commencement of each unit, students will be given an outline of what is to be covered in that unit and how the unit will be assessed.

Fees

  • Tuition fees per semester: $
  • Tuition fees per year: $
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Pathways to further study

Graduates may extend their training in horticulture as part of a Certificate III in Landscape Construction, Certificate III in Parks and Gardens or Certificate III in Sports Turf Management.

Career Pathways

This course will start your career off with the right skills with further study and/or apprenticeships available in numerous aspects of the industry. See all courses for International Students
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Units Of Study

The hours displayed are nominal, actual classroom hours delivered may differ. Please contact the department for the latest student contact hours information.

Code Subjects Hours
AHCCHM201A APPLY CHEMICALS UNDER SUPERVISION 30
AHCINF203A MAINTAIN PROPERTIES AND STRUCTURES 30
AHCIRG203A INSTALL MICRO-IRRIGATION SYSTEMS 30
AHCLSC201A ASSIST WITH LANDSCAPE CONSTRUCTION WORK 30
AHCLSC202A CONSTRUCT LOW-PROFILE TIMBER OR MODULAR RETAINING WALLS 50
AHCLSC203A INSTALL AGGREGATE PATHS 20
AHCLSC204A LAY PAVING 30
AHCMOM203A OPERATE BASIC MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT 20
AHCOHS201A PARTICIPATE IN OHS PROCESSES 20
AHCPCM201A RECOGNISE PLANTS 40
AHCPGD201A PLANT TREES AND SHRUBS 20
AHCPGD202A PREPARE AND MAINTAIN PLANT DISPLAYS 35
AHCPGD203A PRUNE SHRUBS AND SMALL TREES 35
AHCSOL201A DETERMINE BASIC PROPERTIES OF SOIL AND/OR GROWING MEDIA 20
AHCWRK204A WORK EFFECTIVELY IN THE INDUSTRY 20