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CERTIFICATE III IN ARBORICULTURE

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National ID: AHC30816 | State ID: BDE4

 

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 3 semesters, which equates to 1.5 years of part-time study.

This course is only available to people who are employed in the Arboriculture industry.

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

Further study opportunities:

Diploma of Arboriculture

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Where Murdoch
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1.5 year traineeship

HowPart Time
Traineeship
WhenTypically available in Semester 1
Available Semester 2, 2019
Fees and charges

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

View our 2019 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

1 Core Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Coordinate work site activitiesAHCWRK305BAO40
Coordinate work site activitiesAHCWRK305BAO40
Fall trees manually (intermediate)FWPFGM3212AXK70
Fall trees manually (intermediate)FWPFGM3212AXK70
Identify treesAHCARB313BAP25
Identify treesAHCARB313BAP25
Inspect trees for access and workAHCARB302BAT49
Inspect trees for access and workAHCARB302BAT49
Maintain chainsawsFWPCOT2237AXL66
Maintain chainsawsFWPCOT2237AXL66
Operate a pole sawFWPCOT3238AXL25
Operate a pole sawFWPCOT3238AXL25
Perform pruning operationsAHCARB303BAR61
Perform pruning operationsAHCARB303BAR61
Prepare to work safely in the construction industryCPCCWHS1001AXI38
Prepare to work safely in the construction industryCPCCWHS1001AXI38
Provide first aidHLTAID003WG732
Provide first aidHLTAID003WG732
Shift materials safely using manual handling methodsTLID1001AVJ76
Shift materials safely using manual handling methodsTLID1001AVJ76
Tie, dress, set and finish arborist knotsAHCARB311BAR22
Tie, dress, set and finish arborist knotsAHCARB311BAR22
Trim and cut felled treesFWPCOT2239AXL63
Trim and cut felled treesFWPCOT2239AXL63
Use business technologyBSBWOR204AUK98
Use business technologyBSBWOR204AUK98
Working safely near live electrical apparatus as a non-electrical workerUETTDREL14AWD652
Working safely near live electrical apparatus as a non-electrical workerUETTDREL14AWD652
2 Group A Climbing Specialisation Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Dismantle treesAHCARB305BAR99
Dismantle treesAHCARB305BAR99
Perform aerial riggingAHCARB310BAL77
Perform aerial riggingAHCARB310BAL77
Undertake aerial rescueAHCARB306BAO33
Undertake aerial rescueAHCARB306BAO33
Use advanced climbing techniquesAHCARB307BAN54
Use advanced climbing techniquesAHCARB307BAN54
Use standard climbing techniques to access treesAHCARB312BAT64
Use standard climbing techniques to access treesAHCARB312BAT64
4 Imports
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Control plant pests, diseases and disordersAHCPMG302BAL98
Control plant pests, diseases and disordersAHCPMG302BAL98
5 Group D Elective Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Implement a tree protection programAHCARB309BAP02
Implement a tree protection programAHCARB309BAP02
Install cable and bracingAHCARB308BAM68
Install cable and bracingAHCARB308BAM68
Perform ground based riggingAHCARB207BAM85
Perform ground based riggingAHCARB207BAM85
How to apply

This course will not use TAFE Admissions for Semester Two 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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This course will not use TAFE Admissions for Semester Two 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 Two 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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