Sports Turf Management

Qualification Diploma (NRT)
Course number 19682
National Code AHC51010
Training Package AHC10 - Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management
Program area Agrifood Skills DMC Forestworks  
Duration (nominal hours) 1100
This course replaced 1916 - Horticulture (Turf)
 

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Course overview

Course Description

This course is for people seeking the advanced skills and knowledge
required for supervisory or managerial positions in the sports turf
industry. Industry positions include curator, turf consultant, senior
bowling greenkeeper, golf course superintendent.
 
You will learn advanced skills in chemicals management; plant health; soils
management; and turf establishment, as well as skills in selected areas,
such as: business; drainage and irrigation; landscape management; work
health and safety; pest management; machinery management; and industry
work practices.

Career Opportunities

Curator, turf consultant, grounds manager, senior bowling greenkeeper,
golf course superintendent.

Articulation

Further training pathways from this qualification include, but are not limited
to, Advanced Diploma of Horticulture (AHC60210).

Entry Requirements

 Entrants must have completed the Certificate III in Sports Turf Management by
course work or by Recognition of Prior Learning or an equivalent trade level
qualification in green keeping or turf management.

 

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Industry Subgroup: Agrifood Skills DMC Forestworks

Locations & fees



TAFE NSW fees apply to offerings of this course at the following locations. Concessions or exemptions may apply for eligible students.

Year Half Year Fee Annual Fee
2014 $757 $1514


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Location Attendance Status Week Starting How to Enrol
Ryde Flexible Delivery Available 03-Feb-2014 On Campus

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Course structure

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What you must do to complete the course

The course structure below shows what you must do to complete this course.
units/modules are arranged in groups and sometimes also in subgroups.
 
You must complete each group as specified as well as following the course
completion instructions.   If a course contains optional groups there will
statement at the top of the course indicating how many you must do.  At the
top of any group containing optional subgroups there will be a statement
saying how many you must do.
 
 
This course has been designed to reflect the packaging requirements for
AHC51010 Diploma of Sports Turf Management Release 2 within the
Agriculture, Horticulture, Conservation and Land Management Training
Package (AHC10) (Release 7). The rules from this AHC10 Training Package
are as follows:  

Completion of ten (10) units made up of four (4) core units and six (6)
elective units.
 
ELECTIVE UNITS
*   a minimum of four (4) units must come from the elective units list
*   a maximum of two (2) units may be selected from the elective units or
from units aligned to Certificate IV or above in AHC10 or from any other
currently endorsed training package or accredited course. Selected units
must be relevant to job outcomes in the turf industry.
 
To satisfy the Training Package requirements, this TAFE NSW course has been
structured as follows:
 
10 units must be completed
 
Group 1 - Core Units
--------------------
ALL units must be completed
 
Group 2 - Elective Units Listed in AHC51010
-------------------------------------------
You must complete a minimum of four units from this group to a maximum of
six units.  This group consists of nine subgroups.  You may choose the
units from any of the subgroups.
Subgroup 1 -  Business
Subgroup 2 -  Drainage
Subgroup 3 -  Irrigation
Subgroup 4 -  Landscape
Subgroup 5 -  Machinery operation and maintenance
Subgroup 6 -  Work health and safety
Subgroup 7 -  Pest management
Subgroup 8 -  Plants
Subgroup 9 -  Work
Subgroup 10-  Turf
 
Group 3 - Cert IV & Above Units from AHC10, Other TP/Accredited Courses
-----------------------------------------------------------------------
No more than 2 units may be selected from this group
 
NOTES FOR STUDENTS
------------------
 
1. LEARNER SUPPORT
Students who require support to meet their learning goals may co-enrol in
the Learner Support course (TAFE Course Number 9999). Talk to your teacher
think you may require learner support.
 
2. SELECTION OF ELECTIVES
Talk to your teacher and/or workplace trainer to ensure that your
combination of electives provides you with a suitable vocational outcome.
 
3. RECOGNITION
If you have completed other relevant training you may be eligible to have
units of competency from previous training counted towards completion for
this course. Talk to your teacher or workplace trainer if you think you
may be eligible for recognition for units previously completed.
 
4. PREREQUISITE UNITS
Some units in this course may have prerequisites that must be completed in
a lower level qualification or selected as part of this course. Refer to
the Training Package or consult your teacher for information about
prerequisites to elective units.
 

Course Elective Completion:

At least 6 elective modules/units must be completed. These may be chosen from groups 2, 3

 
Group 1 CORE UNITS
All module/units must be completed

*  indicates that the module contributes to the grade of the award

Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
AHCCHM501A * Develop and manage a chemical use strategy 50
AHCPCM501A * Diagnose plant health problems 100
AHCSOL501A * Monitor and manage soils for production 140
AHCTRF501A * Plan the establishment of sports turf playing surfaces 160
 
Group 2 ELECTIVE UNITS LISTED IN AHC51010
At least 4 and no more than 6 module/units must be completed
Subgroup 1 BUSINESS
You may choose electives from this group

*  indicates that the module contributes to the grade of the award

Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
AHCBUS501A * Manage staff 100
AHCBUS508A * Prepare and monitor budgets and financial reports 100
 
Subgroup 2 DRAINAGE
You may choose electives from this group

*  indicates that the module contributes to the grade of the award

Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
AHCDRG501A * Design drainage systems 100
 
Subgroup 3 IRRIGATION
You may choose electives from this group

*  indicates that the module contributes to the grade of the award

Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
AHCIRG502A * Design irrigation system maintenance and monitoring programs 100
 
Subgroup 4 LANDSCAPE
You may choose electives from this group

*  indicates that the module contributes to the grade of the award

Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
AHCLSC502A * Manage landscape projects 140
 
Subgroup 5 MACHINERY OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE
You may choose electives from this group
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
AHCMOM501A Manage machinery and equipment 60
 
Subgroup 6 WORK HEALTH AND SAFETY
You may choose electives from this group
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
AHCOHS501A Manage Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) processes 50
 
Subgroup 7 PEST MANAGEMENT
You may choose electives from this group

*  indicates that the module contributes to the grade of the award

Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
AHCPMG504A * Develop a system for monitoring the pest management strategy 120
 
Subgroup 8 PLANTS
You may choose electives from this group

*  indicates that the module contributes to the grade of the award

Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
AHCPCM601A * Develop and implement a plant health management strategy 160
 
Subgroup 9 WORK
You may choose electives from this group

*  indicates that the module contributes to the grade of the award

Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
AHCWRK505A * Manage trial and/or research material 100
BSBHRM402A Recruit, select and induct staff 50
SRXGOV004B Work effectively with the Board of an organisation 25
 
Subgroup 10 TURF
You may choose electives from this group
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
AHCTRF502A Manage sports turf renovation programs 100
AHCTRF503A Develop sports turf management programs 110
AHCTRF504A Manage sports turf facility assets 95
 
Group 3 CERT IV & ABOVE UNITS FROM AHC10, OTHER TP/ACCREDITED COURSE
No more than 2 module/units may be completed
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
AHCTRF305A Renovate sports turf 50
AHCWRK511A Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability 100
BSBADM502B Manage meetings 25
 

Requirements to receive the qualification

To achieve qualification AHC51010 Diploma of Sports Turf Management (TAFE NSW
course number 19682), learners are required to complete 10 units of competency,
comprising:
 
-  4 compulsory units from Group 1
-  at least 4 elective units from Group 2
-  up to 2 elective units from Group 3

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