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Diploma of Landscape Design

National ID: AHC50616 | State ID: BDB0

This course gives you the skills and knowledge you need to work as a landscape designer, topics include assessing sites and preparing a landscape design, site surveys and designing for construction of landscape features, providing specialist advices to clients, preparing estimates quote and tender.

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Job opportunities

 

  • This course gives you the skills and knowledge you need to work as a landscape designer, or if you also have trade experience, as a landscaping supervisor in local government or landscaping businesses.

 

 

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

 

Further study opportunities:

 

  • The Diploma is a potential pathway to a Bachelor of Science (B1317) at Murdoch University, with a Major in Environmental Management and Sustainability or a potential pathway to a Degree in Landscape Architecture at UWA.

 

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All year round

Murdoch - Part Time-Workplace

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Murdoch - Part Time-Classroom

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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.

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Delivery location, important dates and study options

All year round

Murdoch - 26 May - 22 September 2020

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Duration 12 weeks
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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.

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All year round

Murdoch - Various dates in 2020

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Duration 2 days
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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

Please note: Using this form will assist you in requesting further information about a course, and in the case of short courses and skill sets, begin your application to study with us. If you would like to apply for a full or part time course or require further application information, please see the instructions against your preferred delivery location and study mode in the section immediately above this form. 

For short courses and skill sets, your enquiry using this form can be the start of your application, or you can ask for more information if you don't feel ready.

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.

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Prerequisites

Students must have completed SMARTtrain Chemical Application Course (Level 3).

Important information

Requirements

  • Covered shoes or boots must be worn
  • Pen and calculator required

Participants will receive the following resources

  • A reference manual
  • An assessment guide
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.

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Semester 1

Murdoch - 2020 dates to come

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Duration 2 days
Where Murdoch
How Part Time
Fee
Non concession:
$780
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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

Please note: Using this form will assist you in requesting further information about a course, and in the case of short courses and skill sets, begin your application to study with us. If you would like to apply for a full or part time course or require further application information, please see the instructions against your preferred delivery location and study mode in the section immediately above this form. 

For short courses and skill sets, your enquiry using this form can be the start of your application, or you can ask for more information if you don't feel ready.

Certificate IV in Conservation and Land Management

National ID: AHC40916 | State ID: BCZ9

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

When you complete the Certificate IV in Conservation and Land Management you will be ready for a career in conservation work, parks and wildlife, or regeneration work.

You will have the skills and knowledge to specialise in the land conservation industry, including natural resource management, land management, mine site rehabilitation, developing and leading teams to implement conservation, and land management strategies.

Entrance Requirements

Job opportunities

Entrance Requirements

 

This course is available as a traineeship.

Entrance requirements for traineeships

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

In a traineeship you also gain hands-on skills and work experience, and improve your employment prospects, while earning a wage. On successful completion you will gain a nationally recognised qualification which can lead to rewarding career options. The difference between a traineeship and an apprenticeship is that a traineeship can be either a full time or part time employment based training arrangement, usually for a nominal duration of 12 months or more, generally in a non-trade related area. 

To find out how to arrange a traineeship and study at South Metropolitan TAFE, please contact the Jobs and Skills Centre closest to you.

Job opportunities

 

This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to lead and coordinate conservation and land management activities.

  • supervisor and worker in conservation, lands, parks and wildlife,
  • bushcare and the environment,
  • bush regeneration worker.

 

 

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

 

Further study opportunities:

 

  • AHC51116 Diploma of Conservation and Land Management, State ID BDA6

 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

All year round

Murdoch - Classroom-Traineeship

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Duration 6 months
When All year round
Where Murdoch
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Let us help you make the approach to an employer to become their apprentice or trainee.

Semester 1

Murdoch - Full Time-Classroom

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Where Murdoch
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This competitive course uses TAFE Admissions. Apply by 6 December for round 1 offers in Semester 1. 
Murdoch - Part Time-Classroom

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Duration 1 semester
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Semester 2

Murdoch - Full Time-Classroom

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Duration 1 semester
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Where Murdoch
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This course uses TAFE Admissions. Apply by 6 December to study in Semester 1. 
Murdoch - Part Time-Classroom

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Duration 1 semester
When Semester 2
Where Murdoch
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Register to study part time for this course in Semester 1. We will send you a text message reminder to attend the part time enrolment day.

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Please note: Using this form will assist you in requesting further information about a course, and in the case of short courses and skill sets, begin your application to study with us. If you would like to apply for a full or part time course or require further application information, please see the instructions against your preferred delivery location and study mode in the section immediately above this form. 

For short courses and skill sets, your enquiry using this form can be the start of your application, or you can ask for more information if you don't feel ready.

Certificate IV in Horticulture

National ID: AHC40416 | State ID: BCW2

Sow the seeds of a supervisory role

This course provides graduates with skills suited to a variety of occupations at a supervisor level or as a small business owner. Employment prospects exist in local and state government, nursery and turf, floriculture, gardening and the landscape industry. You can choose to learn skills from a range of subjects that enable you to cost and supervise projects, develop and implement programs and provide training. You can also choose subjects that will further develop your technical expertise in horticulture.

Find out where a horticulture career can take you

Job opportunities

Job opportunities

 

  • Employment prospects exist in local government, state government, nursery and turf, gardening and the landscape industry

 

 

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

 

Further study opportunities:

 

  • AHC50416 Diploma of Horticulture, State ID BDD0

 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Semester 1

Murdoch - Full Time-Classroom

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Overview
Duration 1 semester
When Semester 1
Where Murdoch
How Full Time
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This competitive course uses TAFE Admissions. Apply by 6 December for round 1 offers in Semester 1. 
Murdoch - Part Time-Classroom

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Duration 1 semester
When Semester 1
Where Murdoch
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Register to study part time for this course in Semester 1. We will send you a text message reminder to attend the part time enrolment day.

Semester 2

Murdoch - Full Time-Classroom

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Duration 1 semester
When Semester 2
Where Murdoch
How Full Time
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This course uses TAFE Admissions. Apply by 6 December to study in Semester 1. 
Murdoch - Part Time-Classroom

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Units

Overview
Duration 1 semester
When Semester 2
Where Murdoch
How Part Time
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Register to study part time for this course in Semester 1. We will send you a text message reminder to attend the part time enrolment day.

Course enquiry

Please note: Using this form will assist you in requesting further information about a course, and in the case of short courses and skill sets, begin your application to study with us. If you would like to apply for a full or part time course or require further application information, please see the instructions against your preferred delivery location and study mode in the section immediately above this form. 

For short courses and skill sets, your enquiry using this form can be the start of your application, or you can ask for more information if you don't feel ready.

Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management

National ID: AHC31416 | State ID: BDC1

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

When you complete the Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management you'll be ready for a career in Indigenous land management, lands, parks and wildlife or natural area management. 

Entrance Requirements

Job opportunities

Study pathway

Entrance Requirements

 

This course is available as a traineeship.

Entrance requirements for traineeships

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

In a traineeship you also gain hands-on skills and work experience, and improve your employment prospects, while earning a wage. On successful completion you will gain a nationally recognised qualification which can lead to rewarding career options. The difference between a traineeship and an apprenticeship is that a traineeship can be either a full time or part time employment based training arrangement, usually for a nominal duration of 12 months or more, generally in a non-trade related area. 

To find out how to arrange a traineeship and study at South Metropolitan TAFE, please contact the Jobs and Skills Centre closest to you.

Job opportunities

Completion of this course may lead to the following career opportunities:

  • Summer rangers
  • Community group coordinators
  • Local government workers in natural area management
  • Self employed regeneration workers
  • Self employed land owners interested in management of natural areas
  • National parks re-vegetation and land rehabilitation workers.
     

SM TAFE actively promotes the employment availability of course graduates to key industry partners and organisations. We also seek expressions of interest from organisations for the placement of our students into work experience. We endeavour to assist students into a career pathway, but please be aware that neither employment nor work experience placement is guaranteed by us.

To access free career planning and job search assistance, visit the Jobs and Skills Centres page.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

All year round

Murdoch - Classroom-Traineeship

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

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

Semester 1

Murdoch - Full Time-Classroom

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Duration 1 semester
When Semester 1
Where Murdoch
How Full Time
Apply now
This competitive course uses TAFE Admissions. Apply by 6 December for round 1 offers in Semester 1. 
Murdoch - Part Time-Classroom

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Duration 1 semester
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Where Murdoch
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Register to study part time for this course in Semester 1. We will send you a text message reminder to attend the part time enrolment day.

Semester 2

Murdoch - Full Time-Classroom

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Duration 1 semester
When Semester 2
Where Murdoch
How Full Time
Apply now
This course uses TAFE Admissions. Apply by 6 December to study in Semester 1. 
Murdoch - Part Time-Classroom

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Duration 1 semester
When Semester 2
Where Murdoch
How Part Time
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Register to study part time for this course in Semester 1. We will send you a text message reminder to attend the part time enrolment day.

Course enquiry

Please note: Using this form will assist you in requesting further information about a course, and in the case of short courses and skill sets, begin your application to study with us. If you would like to apply for a full or part time course or require further application information, please see the instructions against your preferred delivery location and study mode in the section immediately above this form. 

For short courses and skill sets, your enquiry using this form can be the start of your application, or you can ask for more information if you don't feel ready.

Certificate III in Landscape Construction

National ID: AHC30916 | State ID: BDB7

Your career outdoors is calling

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

Training is provided in the areas of hard landscaping, irrigation, plant knowledge, soil nutrition, turf maintenance, landscape machinery use and horticultural safety, building on the skills gained in the Certificate II in Landscaping.

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Entrance Requirements

Job opportunities

Study pathway

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

SM TAFE actively promotes the employment availability of course graduates to key industry partners and organisations. We also seek expressions of interest from organisations for the placement of our students into work experience. We endeavour to assist students into a career pathway, but please be aware that neither employment nor work experience placement is guaranteed by us.

To access free career planning and job search assistance, visit the Jobs and Skills Centres page.

 

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Semester 1

Murdoch - Full Time-Classroom

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Duration 1 semester
When Semester 1
Where Murdoch
How Full Time
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This competitive course uses TAFE Admissions. Apply by 6 December for round 1 offers in Semester 1. 
Murdoch - Part Time-Classroom

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Where Murdoch
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Semester 2

Murdoch - Full Time-Classroom

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Duration 1 semester
When Semester 2
Where Murdoch
How Full Time
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This course uses TAFE Admissions. Apply by 6 December to study in Semester 1. 
Murdoch - Part Time-Classroom

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Units

Overview
Duration 1 semester
When Semester 2
Where Murdoch
How Part Time
Register now
Register to study part time for this course in Semester 1. We will send you a text message reminder to attend the part time enrolment day.

Course enquiry

Please note: Using this form will assist you in requesting further information about a course, and in the case of short courses and skill sets, begin your application to study with us. If you would like to apply for a full or part time course or require further application information, please see the instructions against your preferred delivery location and study mode in the section immediately above this form. 

For short courses and skill sets, your enquiry using this form can be the start of your application, or you can ask for more information if you don't feel ready.

Certificate II in Landscaping

National ID: AHC21616 | State ID: BDE7

Watch your career grow with a landscaping qualification

This entry-level qualification provides you with the practical skills and knowledge to assist in the design and construction of garden landscapes or renovation of existing gardens.

On completion of this course you will gain landscaping skills and knowledge in the following:

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Diego tells us why he loves landscaping

Entrance Requirements

Job opportunities

Study pathway

Entrance Requirements

 

This course is available as a traineeship.

Entrance requirements for traineeships

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

In a traineeship you also gain hands-on skills and work experience, and improve your employment prospects, while earning a wage. On successful completion you will gain a nationally recognised qualification which can lead to rewarding career options. The difference between a traineeship and an apprenticeship is that a traineeship can be either a full time or part time employment based training arrangement, usually for a nominal duration of 12 months or more, generally in a non-trade related area. 

To find out how to arrange a traineeship and study at South Metropolitan TAFE, please contact the Jobs and Skills Centre closest to you.

Job opportunities

SM TAFE actively promotes the employment availability of course graduates to key industry partners and organisations. We also seek expressions of interest from organisations for the placement of our students into work experience. We endeavour to assist students into a career pathway, but please be aware that neither employment nor work experience placement is guaranteed by us.

To access free career planning and job search assistance, visit the Jobs and Skills Centres page.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Semester 1

Murdoch - Full Time-Classroom

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 1 semester
When Semester 1
Where Murdoch
How Full Time
Apply now
This competitive course uses TAFE Admissions. Apply by 6 December for round 1 offers in Semester 1. 
Murdoch - Part Time-Classroom

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Overview
Duration 1 year
When Semester 1
Where Murdoch
How Part Time
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Register to study part time for this course in Semester 1. We will send you a text message reminder to attend the part time enrolment day.

Semester 2

Murdoch - Full Time-Classroom

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Units

Overview
Duration 1 semester
When Semester 2
Where Murdoch
How Full Time
Apply now
This course uses TAFE Admissions. Apply by 6 December to study in Semester 1. 
Murdoch - Part Time-Classroom

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 1 year
When Semester 2
Where Murdoch
How Part Time
Register now
Register to study part time for this course in Semester 1. We will send you a text message reminder to attend the part time enrolment day.

Course enquiry

Please note: Using this form will assist you in requesting further information about a course, and in the case of short courses and skill sets, begin your application to study with us. If you would like to apply for a full or part time course or require further application information, please see the instructions against your preferred delivery location and study mode in the section immediately above this form. 

For short courses and skill sets, your enquiry using this form can be the start of your application, or you can ask for more information if you don't feel ready.

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