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
|School Leaver||Non-School Leaver||AQF|
|OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8||C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent||Certificate I or Certificate II|
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
Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:
- Municipal/city gardener
For information about jobs and pathways, please see //joboutlook.gov.au/
Further study opportunities:
Delivery location, important dates and study options
All year roundMurdoch - Classroom-Apprenticeship
Fees and charges
|When||All year round|
Indicative fees and charges
Fees and charges published on our website are indicative. Your fees will depend on your eligibility for government funding or a concession rate, and the units you choose to study or seek to be recognised under Recognition of Priori Learning (RPL). Our Indicative fees lists show fees that are:
- Based on the full possible study plan of units, including the recommended electives
- Based on full time study in 2019
- Charged at the government funded rate for over 18 years of age students
- Based on unit electives designed to meet localised industry demand for skills
- Made up of course fees and resource fees, or RPL fees. Course fees are the cost of your tuition, while resource fees pay for consumables provided to you to aid your study (such as printing and paper). You may also be required to purchase text books or equipment that are not part of our tuition or resource fees.
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Apprenticeships and traineeships
Fees for apprenticeships and traineeships are charged at a rate per nominal hour of study.
This means that your fees will vary depending on the units you study as part of your training plan.
Apprentices and trainees are liable to pay for their own fees but some industrial agreements (awards) dictate that employers are required to reimburse their apprentice upon receipt of satisfactory progress. An employer may also opt to pay on behalf of the apprentice or trainee.
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Recognition of Prior Learning
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) enrolments are charged at $3.25 per nominal hour of study.
No concession fees apply to RPL enrolments. Refer to the institutional or apprenticeship/traineeship fee lists for an indicative RPL course fee.
|National ID||Unit Title|
|AHCPCM301||Implement a plant nutrition program|
|AHCPCM302||Provide information on plants and their culture|
|AHCPMG302||Control plant pests, diseases and disorders|
|AHCWHS301||Contribute to work health and safety processes|
|National ID||Unit Title|
|AHCCHM304||Transport and store chemicals|
|AHCIRG306||Troubleshoot irrigation systems|
|AHCIRG331||Install pressurised irrigation systems|
|AHCNAR301||Maintain natural areas|
|AHCPCM303||Identify plant specimens|
|AHCPGD301||Implement a plant establishment program|
|AHCPGD304||Implement a landscape maintenance program|
|AHCPGD305||Conduct operational inspection of park facilities|
|AHCSOL303||Implement soil improvements for garden and turf areas|
|AHCTRF303||Implement a grassed area maintenance program|
|AHCCHM303||Prepare and apply chemicals|