Courses

Certificate II in Parks and Gardens

National Code

AHC20610

Campuses

FAIRFIELD

Department

Agriculture and Animal Studies

03 9269 8400

Duration

Full-time: 6 months
Full-time: Tuesday to Friday 9.00am to 4.00pm Part-time: Available Apprenticeship: This is a pre-apprenticeship course or a foundation course for further study.

Part-time: available

Modes of Delivery

Classroom

Fees

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Entrance Requirements

Basic literacy and numeracy is a prerequisite for this course.

Assessment Methods

Demonstrations, questioning, assignments, and a folio.

Materials

You will need to provide your own safety boots (steel capped), gloves, sun hat, Hi Vis vest, good quality secateurs, sunscreen, USB flash drive, and note book and writing materials.

Pathways to further study

This course can serve as a pre-apprenticeship course or be used to provide a foundation for a higher Parks and Gardens qualification.

Career Pathways

Possible career outcomes for Parks and Gardens staff are
  • Groundskeeper
  • Private residence gardener
  • Community parks and gardens horticulturalist

Enrolment Intake

  • February
  • July
  • Midyear

National Code

AHC20610

CRICOS Code

Duration

Full-time: 6 months
Full-time: Tuesday to Friday 9.00am to 4.00pm Part-time: Available Apprenticeship: This is a pre-apprenticeship course or a foundation course for further study.

Modes of Delivery

Classroom

Assessment Methods

Demonstrations, questioning, assignments, and a folio.

Fees

  • Tuition fees per semester: $
  • Tuition fees per year: $0
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Pathways to further study

This course can serve as a pre-apprenticeship course or be used to provide a foundation for a higher Parks and Gardens qualification.

Career Pathways

Possible career outcomes for Parks and Gardens staff are
  • Groundskeeper
  • Private residence gardener
  • Community parks and gardens horticulturalist
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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
AHCIRG203A INSTALL MICRO-IRRIGATION SYSTEMS 30
AHCIRG206A MAINTAIN PRESSURISED IRRIGATION SYSTEMS 20
AHCMOM203A OPERATE BASIC MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT 20
AHCNSY203A UNDERTAKE PROPAGATION ACTIVITIES 30
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
AHCPGD206A CONDUCT VISUAL INSPECTION OF PARK FACILITIES 20
AHCPMG201A TREAT WEEDS 40
AHCPMG202A TREAT PLANT PESTS, DISEASES AND DISORDERS 30
AHCSOL201A DETERMINE BASIC PROPERTIES OF SOIL AND/OR GROWING MEDIA 20
AHCTRF204A SUPPORT TURF ESTABLISHMENT 40