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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 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.

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Delivery location, important dates and study options

All year round

Murdoch Campus - 28 May to 3 September

Overview

Units

Overview
Duration 12 weeks
Where Murdoch Campus
How Part Time
Fee
Non-concession:
$702.32
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Short courses and skill set courses run subject to demand. Use the course enquiry form at the end of this page to enquire now.

Course enquiry

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Certificate II in Conservation and Land Management

National ID: AHC21016 | State ID: BDF0

Are you looking for a career working with plants and animals?

You will have the skills and knowledge to work effectively in the land conservation industry, operating machinery, recognising flora and fauna, planting shrubs and trees, organising propagation, restoring and maintaining wildlife habitat refuges, treating weeds, safely handling chemicals, collecting seeds, and implementing workplace safety and health measures.

Job opportunities

Job opportunities

 

Conservation and land management qualifications can lead to jobs in native plant nurseries, environmental weed control, catchment groups, mining industry, local government, government agencies and environmental management companies.

  • conservation worker
  • lands, parks and wildlife manager
  • ranger
  • bushcare worker
  • environmental worker
  • regeneration worker.

 

 

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

 

Further study opportunities:

 

  • AHC31416 Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management, State ID BDC1

 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Semester 1

Mandurah Campus - Full Time-Classroom

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 1 semester
When Semester 1, 2019
Where Mandurah Campus
How Full Time
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This course uses TAFE Admissions. Apply now to express your interest in remaining places in Semester 2. 
Mandurah Campus - Part Time-Classroom

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 1 semester
When Semester 1, 2019
Where Mandurah Campus
How Part Time
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Part time places in Semester 2 may still be available for this course. Use the  course enquiry form below to express your interest in remaining places.

Semester 2

Mandurah Campus - Full Time-Classroom

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 1 semester
When Semester 2, 2019
Where Mandurah Campus
How Full Time
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This course uses TAFE Admissions. Apply now to express your interest in remaining places in Semester 2. 
Mandurah Campus - Part Time-Classroom

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 1 year
When Semester 2, 2019
Where Mandurah Campus
How Part Time
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SMARTtrain Chemical Application Course (Level 3) Skill Set

State ID: GAA25

This course is for people who use pesticides with powered and hand-held application equipment. You will gain the skills and knowledge to apply, transport and store chemicals safely.

Job opportunities

Job opportunities

Successful completion of this course will give participants the qualifications required to apply for a basic weed spraying licence from WA Department of Health.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

All year round

Murdoch Campus - Courses monthly in 2019

Overview

Units

Overview
Duration 2 days
Where Murdoch Campus
How Part Time
Fee
Non-concession:
$605.00
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Short courses and skill set courses run subject to demand. Use the course enquiry form at the end of this page to enquire now.

Course enquiry

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Manage Pests by Applying Pesticides Skill Set

State ID: GAA70

2019 Dates

  • Monday September 16 - Friday September 20, 2019
  • Monday November 11 - Friday November 15, 2019

Delivery location, important dates and study options

All year round

Bentley Campus - Part Time-Classroom

Overview

Units

Overview
Where Bentley Campus
How Part Time
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Certificate III in Sports Turf Management

National ID: AHC31316 | State ID: BCZ6

This qualification provides a general vocational outcome in greenkeeping. The sports turf industry expects this qualification to be achieved to meet job outcomes at this level. This course is designed to provide theoretical and practical skills in a diverse range of areas related to the turf management industry. A considerable amount of outdoor and physical activity is required.

Entrance Requirements

Job opportunities

Entrance Requirements

 

This course is available as an apprenticeship.

Entrance requirements for apprenticeships

You must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study an apprenticeship or traineeship. 

An apprenticeship involves full time work with an employer who provides an opportunity to learn all aspects of a trade. This is a structured program for a fixed period of time and while you learn on the job, you also attend off the job training at SM TAFE.

Some of the benefits of an Apprenticeship are that you can:

  • Earn a wage while you train
  • Learn on the job skills combined with off the job training
  • Receive a nationally recognised qualification on successful completion
  • Start a valuable step towards a rewarding career path

Job opportunities

 

  • Greenkeeper
  • Groundsman

 

 

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

 

Further study opportunities:

 

  • AHC40816 Certificate IV in Sports Turf Management, State ID BCZ2

 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

All year round

Murdoch Campus - Classroom-Apprenticeship

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
When All year round
Where Murdoch Campus
How Apprenticeship
Part Time
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Certificate III in Production Nursery

National ID: AHC31116 | State ID: BCX3

This qualification provides a general vocational outcome for a nurseryperson working in a production nursery. The nursery industry expects this qualification to be achieved to meet job outcomes at this level. Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include: Nursery worker

Entrance Requirements

Job opportunities

Entrance Requirements

 

This course is available as an apprenticeship.

Entrance requirements for apprenticeships

You must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study an apprenticeship or traineeship. 

An apprenticeship involves full time work with an employer who provides an opportunity to learn all aspects of a trade. This is a structured program for a fixed period of time and while you learn on the job, you also attend off the job training at SM TAFE.

Some of the benefits of an Apprenticeship are that you can:

  • Earn a wage while you train
  • Learn on the job skills combined with off the job training
  • Receive a nationally recognised qualification on successful completion
  • Start a valuable step towards a rewarding career path

Job opportunities

 

  • Nursery worker

 

 

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

 

Further study opportunities:

 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

All year round

Murdoch Campus - Workplace-Apprenticeship

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
When All year round
Where Murdoch Campus
How Apprenticeship
Part Time
Workplace
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Course enquiry

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Certificate III in Parks and Gardens

National ID: AHC31016 | State ID: BCY8

This qualification provides a vocational outcome in parks and gardens.  The parks and gardens industry expects this qualification to be achieved to meet job outcomes at this level. Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include: - Municipal/city gardener - Horticulturist

Entrance Requirements

Job opportunities

Entrance Requirements

 

This course is available as an apprenticeship.

Entrance requirements for apprenticeships

You must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study an apprenticeship or traineeship. 

An apprenticeship involves full time work with an employer who provides an opportunity to learn all aspects of a trade. This is a structured program for a fixed period of time and while you learn on the job, you also attend off the job training at SM TAFE.

Some of the benefits of an Apprenticeship are that you can:

  • Earn a wage while you train
  • Learn on the job skills combined with off the job training
  • Receive a nationally recognised qualification on successful completion
  • Start a valuable step towards a rewarding career path

Job opportunities

 

Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Municipal/city gardener
  • Horticulturist

 

 

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

 

Further study opportunities:

 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

All year round

Murdoch Campus - Classroom-Apprenticeship

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
When All year round
Where Murdoch Campus
How Apprenticeship
Part Time
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Let us help you make the approach to an employer to become their apprentice or trainee.

Course enquiry

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Certificate III in Landscape Construction

National ID: AHC30916 | State ID: BDB7

This qualification provides the practical skills and knowledge to construct, renovate and maintain garden landscapes.

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Entrance Requirements

Job opportunities

Entrance Requirements

 

This course is available as an apprenticeship.

Entrance requirements for apprenticeships

You must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study an apprenticeship or traineeship. 

An apprenticeship involves full time work with an employer who provides an opportunity to learn all aspects of a trade. This is a structured program for a fixed period of time and while you learn on the job, you also attend off the job training at SM TAFE.

Some of the benefits of an Apprenticeship are that you can:

  • Earn a wage while you train
  • Learn on the job skills combined with off the job training
  • Receive a nationally recognised qualification on successful completion
  • Start a valuable step towards a rewarding career path

 

Job opportunities

 

  • This qualification provides the practical skills and knowledge to design garden landscapes or renovate existing gardens.

 

 

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

 

Further study opportunities:

 

  • 52772WA Certificate IV in Landscape Design, State ID YT97

 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

All year round

Murdoch Campus - Classroom-Apprenticeship

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 6 months
When All year round
Where Murdoch Campus
How Apprenticeship
Part Time
Workplace
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Let us help you make the approach to an employer to become their apprentice or trainee.
Murdoch Campus - Workplace-Apprenticeship

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 6 months
When All year round
Where Murdoch Campus
How Apprenticeship
Part Time
Workplace
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Let us help you make the approach to an employer to become their apprentice or trainee.

Semester 1

Murdoch Campus - Full Time-Classroom

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 1 semester
When Semester 1, 2019
Where Murdoch Campus
How Full Time
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Semester 2

Murdoch Campus - Full Time-Classroom

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 1 semester
When Semester 2, 2019
Where Murdoch Campus
How Full Time
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Murdoch Campus - Part Time-Classroom

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 1 semester
When Semester 2, 2019
Where Murdoch Campus
How Part Time
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Part time places in Semester 2 may still be available for this course. Use the  course enquiry form below to express your interest in remaining places.

Course enquiry

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.

Operate and Maintain Chainsaws Skill Set

State ID: GAA23

In this course you'll learn how to cross-cut fallen timber and the cutting techniques to maximise volume and quality recovery. You'll also learn about complying with the mandatory codes of practice and legislation to safely operate a chainsaw in the workplace.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

All year round

Murdoch Campus - 6 to 13 November

Overview

Units

Overview
Duration 2 days
Where Murdoch Campus
How Part Time
Fee
Non-concession:
$219.47
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Short courses and skill set courses run subject to demand. Use the course enquiry form at the end of this page to enquire now.

Semester 1

Murdoch Campus - 11 to 18 September

Overview

Units

Overview
Duration 2 days
Where Murdoch Campus
How Part Time
Fee
Non-concession:
$219.47
Enquire now
Short courses and skill set courses run subject to demand. Use the course enquiry form at the end of this page to enquire now.

Course enquiry

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.

SMARTtrain Chemical Risk Management (Level 4) Skill Set

State ID: GAA26

This course is suitable for training supervisors and managers with risk management skills to manage the transportation, storage, application and record keeping of agricultural chemicals (including biological pesticides). Participants must be accredited at Level 3 to achieve competence at Level 4.

Course structure

Job opportunities

Job opportunities

The successful completion of this course in conjunction with units from the level 3 SMARTtrain course will enable the operator to obtain a contract operator's license from the Department of Health WA.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

All year round

Murdoch Campus - November 2019

Overview

Units

Overview
Duration 2 days
Where Murdoch Campus
How Part Time
Fee
Non-concession:
$780
Enquire now
Short courses and skill set courses run subject to demand. Use the course enquiry form at the end of this page to enquire now.

Semester 1

Murdoch Campus - November 2019

Overview

Units

Overview
Duration 2 days
Where Murdoch Campus
How Part Time
Fee
Non-concession:
$780
Enquire now
Short courses and skill set courses run subject to demand. Use the course enquiry form at the end of this page to enquire now.

Course enquiry

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.

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