This qualification provides an occupational outcome in parks and gardens. The parks and gardens industry expects this qualification to be achieved to meet job outcomes at this level.
Occupational outcomes may include:
Horticulturalist Municiple/City Gardener
The agricultural, horticultural and conservation and land management industries affirm that training and assessment leading to recognition of skills must be undertaken in a real or very closely simulated workplace environment and this qualification requires all units of competency to be delivered in this context.
The qualification has 5 x core units of competency requirements plus 11 x elective units. A total of 16 units are required.
Licencing varies across States and Territories and additional requirements to attainment of this licence may be required. Please check with your local regulatory body.
It is anticipated this course will take up to 24 months (36 months if undertaking an apprenticeship) to complete, depending on the delivery method and course attendance from the student. Levels of experience and any additional prior Qualifications in a relevant industry may also affect time frames.
This course is offered via the following methods in various locations across South-East-Queensland:
Group Based Delivery:
Students have access to a dedicated trainer through face to face visits, email and phone.
Additional support is available through the course program department on 1300 852 852
There are no entry requirements for this course. Appropriate personal protective equipment, including safety boots, will need to be supplied by the candidate and worn for practical activities. For specific eligibility requirements surrounding possible funding available go to QLD Funding.
|UNIT CODE||UNIT TITLE|
|AHCWHS301||Contribute to work health and safety processes|
|AHCPCM302||Provide information on plants their culture|
|AHCPCM301||Implement a plant nutrition program|
|AHCPMG302||Control plant pests, diseases and disorders|
|UNIT CODE||UNIT TITLE|
|AHCWRK309||Apply environmentally sustainable work practices|
|AHCPGD301||Implement a plant establishment program|
|AHCCHM303||Prepare and apply chemicals|
|AHCCHM304*||Transport, handle and store chemical|
|AHCPCM303||Identify plant specimens|
|AHCSOL301||Prepare growing media|
|AHCSOL303*||Implement soil improvements for garden and turf areas|
|AHCMOM213||Operate and maintain chainsaws|
|RIISAM203D||Use hand and power tools|
|*These 3 units allow for the application of the approved accreditation of "Queensland Commercial operators license for using Herbicides"|
|Elective units may vary for some group based delivery programs. Please contact Construction Industry Training for other elective options available.|
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