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Residential Turf Management Skill Set

State ID: GAA24

A course for residential and commercial Lawnmowing/Lawncare contractors or employees.

This course covers a wide range of topics, all relevant to the domestic and small commercial mowing contractor.

Topics include WHS, fertilisers and pricing, soils and soil preparation, turf recognition, plant structure and function, mowing techniques, turf renovation, irrigation, pests and diseases, sales and marketing, planning, debtor control and summer and winter survival.

Content:

  • WHS –  Workplace Health & Safety
  • Plant nutrition, Soil Wetting Agents, Calibration, Application
  • Turf Recognition, Different Species, External Features, Growth Habits
  • Plant Physiology, Structure and Function, Root Systems
  • Soil Components, pH Levels, Soil Preparation, Install and Establish Turf
  • Lawn Care and Maintenance,
  • Mowing Techniques and Renovation
  • Preparation of machinery and equipment
  • Pests and Diseases, Identification, Treatment
  • Irrigation Systems, Installation, Maintenance, Troubleshooting
  • Sales and Marketing in Lawnmowing Buying and Selling Clients, Maximising Income
  • Planning Your Work, Expanding Your Business
  • Maintaining Your Business, Debtors, Summer/Winter Survival

Competency Units in this course:

  • BAL98 AHCPMG302 Control Plant Pests, Diseases and Disorders
  • BAO01 AHCPM301 Implement a plant nutrition program
  • BAO73 AHCTRF303 Implement a grassed area maintenance program
  • BAP15 AHCBUS404 Operate within a budget framework

 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

This course may be offered with a blended, flexible delivery model to enable social distancing measures to be undertaken during the COVID-19 pandemic. This approach may include a mix of online and classroom based delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements. Lecturers will provide any specific instructions if your training delivery style needs to change.

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Page last updated September 24, 2020