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Residential Turf Management

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

Content:

  • OHS – Safety in the Workplace
  • 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
  • Weeds, 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, Nutrition, Physiotherapy

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

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

For information about jobs and pathways, please see
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12 weeks attendance, 3 week break with no classes, (4 hours per week) 4:00pm to 8:00pm

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2019 dates:

  • 28/05/19 - 03/09/19
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2019 fees $702.32

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To apply for a short course, please register your interest by using the web-form provided on the right-hand side of this page. Alternatively you can talk to us on 1800 001 001. 

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

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To apply for a short course, please register your interest by using the web-form provided on the right-hand side of this page. Alternatively you can talk to us on 1800 001 001. 

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

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