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Certificate III in Parks and Gardens

  • National Course Code: AHC31016
  • TAFE NSW code: AHC31016-01V01-19KUR-999

Location – Kurri Kurri

Study Type

Part Time Day

Course Start Date

Anytime

Hours Per Week

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Duration

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  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Apprenticeship Allowed
  • This training is subsidised by the NSW Government

Course Details

Excited by beautiful local parks and gardens? Love to make greenscapes even more beautiful? Then the Certificate III in Parks and Gardens is the course for you.

Developed by expert horticulturalists, this course will teach you about:

  • Pest management
  • Plant nutrition
  • Soils
  • Turf establishment
  • Environmental work practices

You can also learn skills from other selected areas, such as:

  • Arboriculture
  • Chemical use
  • Irrigation
  • Landscaping
  • Parks and gardens
  • Machinery operation

This nationally recognised qualification opens up employment opportunities such as a municipal gardener or horticulturalist and is an excellent way to turn your passion for nature into a career.

This course offers flexible delivery options and allows for Australian Apprenticeships.

When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section

There are no Training Package entry requirements for this qualification.

It is assumed that you have literacy and numeracy at Certificate II level for success in this course. Contact your TAFE NSW campus if you have any questions about your suitability.

It's all happening at TAFE NSW InfoFest. Register for an information session to broaden your skills set to get ahead. Can't find an Information Session for you? Enquire Online or call 131601

We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services

As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:

  • LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
  • Studiosity - online access to a real life tutor
  • Easy computing online short courses
  • Access to local TAFE libraries

Training can be on-the-job, off-the-job or a combination of both. TAFE NSW will negotiate your attendance and study pattern with you and your employer.

SMART AND SKILLED FEES

This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.

For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?

This course is not available for non-apprentices.

Apprentices are required to provide evidence of their NSW apprenticeship to finalise their enrolment and applicable fees.

Under the NSW Government fee-free apprenticeship initiative, NSW apprentices that commence their training on or after 1 July 2018 may be eligible for fee-free training.

To study this course as a NSW Apprentice please enquire now or call 131 601.

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RECOGNITION

Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition

Apprentices are required to provide evidence of their NSW apprenticeship to finalise their enrolment and applicable fees.

If you are interested in studying as an Apprentice please call 131 601 for full details.

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Core Units
Number Title
AHCPCM302 Provide information on plants and their culture
AHCWHS301 Contribute to work health and safety processes
AHCPCM301 Implement a plant nutrition program
AHCPMG301 Control weeds
AHCPMG302 Control plant pests, diseases and disorders
Elective Units
Number Title
AHCPGD301 Implement a plant establishment program
AHCSOL303 Implement soil improvements for garden and turf areas
AHCTRF302 Establish turf
AHCIRG331 Install pressurised irrigation systems
AHCMOM304 Operate machinery and equipment
AHCPCM201 Recognise plants
AHCPCM304 Report on health and condition of trees
AHCPGD302 Plan and maintain plant displays
AHCPGD303 Perform specialist amenity pruning
AHCPGD304 Implement a landscape maintenance program
AHCPGD305 Conduct operational inspection of park facilities

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.

Parks and Gardens Tradesperson

Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.

Course Location

Kurri Kurri
McLeod Road, Kurri Kurri
Phone 131 601

Fees information

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