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CERTIFICATE III IN ARBORICULTURE

National ID: AHC30810 | State ID: D474

 

This qualification provides a general vocational outcome in arboriculture. The arboriculture industry expects this qualification to be achieved to meet job outcomes at this level.

This qualification is delivered at South Metropolitan TAFE over 6 semesters, which equates to 3 years of part-time study. This course is only available to people who are employed in the Arboriculture industry.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to become a parks and gardens assistant/worker, gardener, plantation or forestry assistant.

For information about jobs and pathways, please see
http://joboutlook.gov.au/

Further study opportunities:

Diploma of Arboriculture

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Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to become a parks and gardens assistant/worker, gardener, plantation or forestry assistant.

For information about jobs and pathways, please see
http://joboutlook.gov.au/

Further study opportunities:

Diploma of Arboriculture

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

These fees are estimates only for students enrolling in government funded courses on a full time basis.

The indicative fees for a course may differ between training providers due to the units they have included in the course outline. These differences generally result from adapting courses to meet local industry needs. The actual cost of a course will also vary if different electives are chosen by the student.

Nominal hours are not hours of training or instruction. They are used to determine course fees and subsidy levels to reflect the cost to deliver quality training.

Other charges may apply.

Indicative Tuition Fees in 2017

VET Student Loans 

Students in an eligible diploma qualifications and above may be assisted through a loan under the Commonwealth Government's VET Student Loan scheme. For more information on entrance requirements and eligible course list please see www.education.gov.au/vet-student-loans 

For information on VET Student Loans at South Metropolitan TAFE please visit the Student Loans page.

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the  TAFE International WA website 

The units in Traineeships and Apprenticeships are customised according to the individual Training Agreement that is negotiated with the employer and may vary (within the Qualification rules) in each case.

1 Core Units

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry CPCCOHS2001A W9435
Perform aerial rigging AHCARB310A D6664

2 Group A Elective Units

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Conduct tree inspections AHCARB302A D6656
Implement a tree maintenance program AHCARB301A D6655
Implement a tree pruning program AHCARB303A D6657
Remove trees in confined spaces AHCARB305A D6659
Trim and cross cut felled trees FPICOT2221B WA427
Undertake aerial rescue AHCARB306A D6660
Undertake complex tree climbing AHCARB307A D6661

3 Group B Elective Units

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Fall trees manually (advanced) FPIFGM3205A S4666
Identify plant specimens AHCPCM303A D7148
Install cable and bracing AHCARB308A D6662
Prepare and apply chemicals AHCCHM303A D6759

GROUP C ELECTIVE

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Control plant pests, diseases and disorders AHCPMG302A D7125
Implement a tree protection program AHCARB309A D6663
  • For TAFE Admissions full-time courses, apply at tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au/ when applications are open. Semester One applications open in September of the prior year, Semester Two (mid-year) applications open in May.
  • For apprenticeships and traineeships (where available), you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.
  • For international students (where available), contact
    www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.
  • For all other courses, or if you need help or have questions please call us on
    1800 001 001 or email us at info@smtafe.wa.edu.au

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

If you are unsure if you have the entry requirements (meet one of the three columns below, where applicable), please apply anyway with as much information as you can provide, alternatives such as literacy or numeracy tests, or entry based on past experience may be possible. 1800 001 001 for more information.

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate I or Certificate II

South Metropolitan TAFE maintains strong relationships with a number of universities. On completion of diploma and advanced diploma courses, students may be eligible for credit towards a bachelor degree at one of our university partners. For details of our university pathway options, visit our Uni Pathways page.

Please note: Different university entrance arrangements may apply to international students. For further details please contact the individual Universities directly.

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Page last updated August 23, 2017