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Certificate III in Sports Turf Management

National ID: AHC31319 | State ID: BEY6

This qualification provides a career in greenkeeping or turf management. Students learn skills in safety, machinery/irrigation operation and nutrient application.

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Entrance Requirements

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

  • Enrolled under an employment-based contract
  • Employed in a workplace which provide regular turf maintenance services (golf course, parks and gardens, bowling green or cricket grounds maintenance, school gardener.)

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
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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.

Semester 1

Murdoch - Part Time-Classroom

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Duration 7 semesters
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Where Murdoch
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Expressions of Interest for Semester 1, 2021 open soon.

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Chemical Risk Management Level 4 Skill Set

State ID: GAB60

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

Important information

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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.

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.

All year round

Murdoch - 2 and 3 November

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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.

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Chemical Risk Management Level 3 Skill Set

State ID: GAB64

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

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

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.

Course enquiry

This form is for general enquiries about a course only. If you are ready to apply for this course, click “Apply Now” against your preferred study mode.

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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Basic Paving Skill Set

State ID: GAB62

Learn the basic paving practices and techniques to complete a basic paving equipment. Learn how to operate the machinery and how to screed, lay and cut paving. 

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.

All year round

Murdoch - Mondays 4 to 8pm, 20 Jul to 21 Sep

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Non concession:
$430.20
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Basic Retaining Walls Skill Set

State ID: GAB63

Gain a basic knowledge of brick and block retaining walls. Learn how to lay, level and prepare sites for retaining wall landscaping jobs.

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.

All year round

Murdoch - Tuesdays 4-8pm, 6 Oct to 7 Dec

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$454.20
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Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management

National ID: AHC31416 | State ID: BDC1

This course will prepare you for a career in Indigenous land management, lands, parks and wildlife or natural area management.

Entrance Requirements

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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

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.

Semester 1

Murdoch - Full Time-Classroom

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Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 1 semester
When Semester 1
Where Murdoch
How Full Time
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This competitive course uses TAFE Admissions. Applications are now open for Semester 1 2021.  

Semester 2

Murdoch - Full Time-Classroom

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Duration 1 semester
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This competitive course uses TAFE Admissions. Applications are now open for Semester 1 2021.  

Course enquiry

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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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