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CERTIFICATE III IN PARKS AND GARDENS

National ID: AHC31016 | State ID: BCY8

 

This qualification provides a vocational outcome in parks and gardens. 

The parks and gardens industry expects this qualification to be achieved to meet job outcomes at this level.

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:
- Municipal/city gardener
- Horticulturist

The Certificate III in Parks and Gardens is an apprenticeship: you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study. Please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.

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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
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Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Municipal/city gardener
  • Horticulturist

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

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Where Murdoch
Peel
Duration

Three year apprenticeship

HowApprenticeship
WhenAvailable Semester 2, 2018
Fees and charges

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

View our 2018 Indicative Fees list.

These fees are indicative 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.

Other charges may apply.

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 

Units

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.

2 Elective Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Conduct operational inspection of park facilitiesAHCPGD305BAN55
Identify plant specimensAHCPCM303BAS86
Implement a grassed area maintenance programAHCTRF303BAO73
Implement a landscape maintenance programAHCPGD304BAT99
Implement a plant establishment programAHCPGD301BAR49
Implement soil improvements for garden and turf areasAHCSOL303BAQ76
Install pressurised irrigation systemsAHCIRG331BAN82
Maintain natural areasAHCNAR301BAS90
Prepare and apply chemicalsAHCCHM303BAN65
Transport and store chemicalsAHCCHM304BAN70
Troubleshoot irrigation systemsAHCIRG306BAN50
Core Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Contribute to work health and safety processesAHCWHS301BAP92
Control plant pests, diseases and disordersAHCPMG302BAL98
Control weedsAHCPMG301BAP97
Implement a plant nutrition programAHCPCM301BAO01
Provide information on plants and their cultureAHCPCM302BAQ22
How to apply

This course will not use TAFE Admissions for Semester two 2018, please apply direct as per the following.

  • 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 contact us via one of the methods below.

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 alternatives under Entrance Requirements, 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.

For more information, contact us:
webform:  (below) 
phone:  1800 001 001 
email:   info@smtafe.wa.edu.au

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Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

This course will not use TAFE Admissions for Semester two 2018, please apply direct as per the following.

  • 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 contact us via one of the methods below.

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 alternatives under Entrance Requirements, 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.

For more information, contact us:
webform:  (below) 
phone:  1800 001 001 
email:   info@smtafe.wa.edu.au

This course will not use TAFE Admissions for Semester two 2018, please apply direct as per the following.

  • 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 contact us via one of the methods below.

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 alternatives under Entrance Requirements, 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.

For more information, contact us:
webform:  (below) 
phone:  1800 001 001 
email:   info@smtafe.wa.edu.au

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