AHC31016 Certificate III in Parks and Gardens

Award Course
This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding

Overview

Certificate III in Parks and Gardens gives you the industry training you require to work as a gardener or groundskeeper within an organisation.

Careers

This qualification could lead to employment as a horticulturalist, municipal gardener or grounds maintenance worker.

Pathways

This qualification can lead to further studies at a Certificate IV level in Horticulture or other Horticulture industry specific qualification at Certificate IV level.

Course Delivery

Apprenticeship delivery.

Entry Requirements

Students must be currently employed as an Apprentice signed up with an Australian Apprenticeship Support Network Provider. Each student will undertake a Pre Enrolment Review before enrolling to help confirm the proposed course is suitable. It will provide valuable information about an individual's existing skills and knowledge, language, literacy and numeracy skills and whether the course will help in achieving learning and/or employment goals.

Expected Time to Complete

3 Years

Units & Assessment
Core Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
AHCPCM301 Implement a plant nutrition program 60 $30.00
AHCPCM302 Provide information on plants and their culture 70 $30.00
AHCPMG301 Control weeds 70 $30.00
AHCPMG302 Control plant pests, diseases and disorders 80 $30.00
AHCWHS301 Contribute to work health and safety processes 50 $30.00
Elective Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
AHCCHM304 Transport and store chemicals 50 $30.00
AHCCHM307 Prepare and apply chemicals to control pest, weeds and diseases 70 $30.00
AHCIRG338 Troubleshoot irrigation systems 50 $30.00
AHCIRG347 Maintain pressurised irrigation systems 50 $30.00
AHCMOM202 Operate tractors 40 $30.00
AHCMOM204 Undertake operational maintenance of machinery 30 $30.00
AHCMOM216 Operate side by side utility vehicles 50 $30.00
AHCMOM304 Operate machinery and equipment 40 $30.00
AHCNSY306 Implement a propagation plan 90 $30.00
AHCPCM303 Identify plant specimens 80 $30.00
AHCPGD301 Implement a plant establishment program 80 $30.00
AHCPGD305 Conduct operational inspection of park facilities 70 $30.00
AHCSOL304 Implement soil improvements for garden and turf areas 60 $30.00
AHCWRK305 Coordinate work site activities 70 $30.00
Your particular units of study will be determined from the core and elective units required for this qualification.

RPL is a formal assessment process that recognises relevant skills and knowledge you have already gained through previous training, work and life experiences. Contact the Institute today to discuss your options for RPL.

Indicative Fees

2022 2023
Government Subsidised $3,907 $4,102
Concession $1,165 $1,204
Apprenticeship $3,417 $3,564
Apprenticeship Concession $1,067 $1,097
RPL Government Subsidised $2,937 $3,084
RPL Concession $587 $617
RPL Self-funded $3,916 $4,112
Self-Funded $4,886 $5,130

Average total fees include designated materials and will vary according to your specific unit choices and other factors.

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

For information on refunds in relation to withdrawals, transfers and cancellations refer to the following policies and procedures.
Refund of Course Fees Policy
Student Withdrawal and Refund of Course Fees Procedure

Please visit our Fees and Charges page for more information.
Intake Campus Course Details
2022 Ongoing Enrolment Mildura Campus Part Time, Classroom Based, Full Year, School Based Apprentice
2022 Ongoing Enrolment Mildura Campus Full Time, Classroom Based, Full Year, Apprentice