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52772WA Certificate IV in Landscape Design

National ID: 52772WA State ID: YT97
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The Certificate IV in Landscape Design course gives you a range of the skills and knowledge needed to work as a landscape designer. 

Gain these skills:

  • The History of Design
  • Designing Plant Displays
  • Identifying, Recommending and Providing Information on Plants 
  • Producing Technical Drawings
  • Sampling Soils & Interpreting the Results
  • Preparing Reports and Work Health & Safety

Note: Due to this Qualification being replaced in Semester 2 2021, students will be required to complete this Qualification full-time in Semester 1 2021 OR transition to the replacement qualification in Semester 2 2021 onwards. 

It is a requirement that students provide their own Wifi-enabled Laptop (capable of word processing etc) . Enrolled students will be have access to Office 365.

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
C Grades in Year 11 WACE General English, and OLNA; or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 11 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate II or Certificate III

Applicants are required to provide evidence that they meet one or more of the following criteria:

  • completed a certificate III In Horticulture or Landscaping
  • Minimum 12 months in Horticulture or Landscaping  industry with participation planting programs, plant identification skills,  and/ or landscape construction .

Attendance in class

This course is equivalent to 4 days per week when studied full time across one semester. 

At-home study

As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 2 hours of additional study per unit each week outside of class hours, including private study, assignment preparation, and research.

You will need to have the basic technical requirements for at-home study. If you don’t have access to a computer and WiFi at home, we recommend using our library computers during library hours. Office 365 is provided to enrolled students. Students completing this course will be required to download and access the SketchUp design software. The course Lecturer will advise during your orientation session.

Work placement

Not a requirement of this course.

What you need for your first day of class

On your first day you should bring your SM TAFE confirmation enrolment receipt, your student ID, stationery (pen, pencil, exercise book, eraser, ruler, calculator, highlighter, 2 ring binder/lever-arch file, USB storage device and a clipboard for field work).

Uniform requirements

  • Steel-capped safety boots (mandatory within all classrooms)
  • Collared long-sleeve shirt and work trousers
  • Sun hat
  • Australian standard eye protection
  • Australian standard hearing protection
  • Sunblock
  • Gardening gloves

Detailed specifics will be advised by your course lecturer at orientation.

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Semester 1

Duration 1 Semester
When Semester 1
Where Murdoch
How Full Time-Classroom

Semester 2

Duration 1 Year
When Semester 2
Where Murdoch
How Full Time-Classroom

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