AHC31016 Certificate III in Parks and Gardens

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

Overview

The Certificate III in Parks and Gardens gives you the industry standard training you need to work as a gardener or groundskeeper within a large 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.

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

1 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 $35.00
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
AHCCHM201 Apply chemicals under supervision 30 $30.00
AHCCHM303 Prepare and apply chemicals 70 $30.00
AHCCHM304 Transport and store chemicals 50 $30.00
AHCIRG217 Assist with pressurised irrigation operations 40 $30.00
AHCIRG306 Troubleshoot irrigation systems 50 $30.00
AHCIRG331 Install pressurised irrigation systems 70 $30.00
AHCIRG332 Operate pressurised irrigation systems 50 $30.00
AHCMOM202 Operate tractors 40 $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
AHCPMG201 Treat weeds 40 $30.00
AHCSOL301 Prepare growing media 40 $30.00
AHCSOL303 Implement soil improvements for garden and turf areas 60 $30.00
AHCTRF302 Establish turf 60 $30.00
AHCWRK302 Monitor weather conditions 60 $30.00
AHCWRK305 Coordinate work site activities 70 $30.00
AHCWRK309 Apply environmentally sustainable work practices 50 $30.00
HLTAID003 Provide first aid 18 $25.00

Course Assessment

  • Observation and oral questioning
  • Practical task
  • Knowledge based test
  • Written task
  • Third party report
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

2019
Government Subsidised $3,607
Concession $1,109
Apprenticeship $3,134
Apprenticeship Concession $1,015
RPL Government Subsidised $1,892
RPL Concession $378
RPL Self-funded $2,838
Self-Funded $4,553

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
2019 Ongoing Enrolment Mildura Campus Full Time, Part Time, Classroom Based, Full Year, Apprentice Only
2019 Ongoing Enrolment Swan Hill Campus Full Time, Part Time, Classroom Based, Full Year, Apprentice Only