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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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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

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.

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Murdoch - 2 and 3 November

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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.

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Murdoch - Part Time-Classroom-Local-Skill Set

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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. 

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

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Murdoch - Mondays 4 to 8pm, 19 Apr to 21 Jun

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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.

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

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Murdoch - Tuesdays 4-8pm, 1 Feb to 29 March

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Certificate IV in Landscape Design

National ID: 52772WA | State ID: YT97

This diploma-pathway course gives you the skills and knowledge needed to work as a landscape designer.

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Entrance Requirements

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Entrance Requirements

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

  • completed a certificate III In Horticulture or Landscaping
  • Minimum 12 months in Horticulture or Landscaping  industry with participation planting programs, plant identification skills,  and/ or landscape construction .
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:

 

  • AHC50616 Diploma of Landscape Design, State ID BDB0

 

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

Semester 2

Murdoch - Part Time-Classroom

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Duration 12 months
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This course is typically available in Semester 2. Applications for this course may open again in May for study in Semester 2, 2021.

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