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CERTIFICATE II IN ARBORICULTURE

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National ID: AHC20516 | State ID: BCX6

 

Certificate II in Arboriculture is designed to equip students with a wide range of theoretical and practical skills specifically required by the Arboriculture industry.

The course also aims to develop student awareness of safety issues, particularly in regards to machinery, tools and equipment use.

The course requires a high level of physical participation in practical activities.

This qualification is delivered at South Metropolitan TAFE part-time over 3 semesters and is available in Semester One.

 To successfully complete this course you must be employed in the Arboriculture industry as you are required to complete and submit work-based log books.

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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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  • Certificate II in Arboriculture is designed to equip students with a wide range of theoretical and practical skills specifically required by the tree care industry.

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

Further study opportunities:

  • AHC30816 Certificate III in Arboriculture, State ID BDE4
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3 semesters part-time (on campus)

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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.

18 months units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Recognise treesAHCARB208BAL32
Tie, dress, set and finish arborist knotsAHCARB311BAR22
Work effectively in the arboriculture industryAHCARB210BAO13
PART 1
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Assist with soil or growing media sampling and testingAHCSOL202BAS70
Plant trees and shrubsAHCPGD201BAP80
Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitationHLTAID001WG730
Provide first aidHLTAID003WG732
Shift materials safely using manual handling methodsTLID1001AVJ76
Trim and cut felled treesFWPCOT2239AXL63
PART 2
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Maintain chainsawsFWPCOT2237AXL66
Operate a mobile chipper/mulcherFWPHAR2206AXK40
Operate a pole sawFWPCOT3238AXL25
Operate and maintain stump grinding machinesAHCARB206BAP40
Perform pruning operationsAHCARB303BAR61
Treat plant pests, diseases and disordersAHCPMG202BAO90
Work safely in the construction industryCPCCOHS1001AW9434
Working safely near live electrical apparatus as a non-electrical workerUETTDREL14AWD652
PART 3
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Assist with aerial rescue from the groundAHCARB209BAP75
Fall trees manually (basic)FWPCOT2236AXL67
Perform ground based riggingAHCARB207BAM85
How to apply

This course will not use TAFE Admissions for Semester One 2019, 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 One 2019, 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 One 2019, 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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