Part Time Day
Course Start Date
Hours Per Week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Apprenticeship Allowed
- This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
This qualification provides a general vocational outcome in greenkeeping. The sports turf industry expects this qualification to be achieved to meet job outcomes at this level.
No occupational licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.
This course is superseded. You can still enrol in this course, and you will be contacted if you need to transition into the next version when it is available.
This is a Part time day Block release course. You will need to attend approximately 32 hours of class, over 4 days a week, for 7 blocks per year for 3 years. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 7.5 hours of other study per week.
You may also be required to complete approximately 1 hour of additional study each week outside of class hours, including a range of directed activities and self-directed learning such as research and projects, field/industry visits, preparation of assessment tasks, learning support and online learning.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for people wanting to enter the Sports Turf industry. Work such as a greenkeeper at a golf course or bowling club.
It is available as an apprenticeship. For further information or assistance to enrol as an apprentice please call 131 601. Do not enrol into this offering.
Before you can start an apprenticeship, you first need to find an employer in the industry you're interested in that will support you through your studies. You and your employer should contact an Apprenticeship Network Provider (ANP) and tell them you're interested in studying at TAFE NSW. The ANP will help you and your employer to complete a Training Contract. Once you have a Training Contract, we will help you, your employer and the ANP to complete a Training Plan Proposal. Once you have both these documents, the ANP will lodge them with State Training Services, who will provide further advice about next steps.
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
This course is currently scheduled as Block Release. 7 blocks per year for 3 years consisting of 4 days per block, Thursday through to Tuesday from 7.30am till 3.30pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.
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?
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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
Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. Be sure to read all course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you. Enrol and pay online via our secure payment gateway to secure your place. As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.
For further information or assistance, call 131 601.
If you are interested in studying as an Apprentice/Trainee please call 131 601 for full details.
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|AHCPCM301||Implement a plant nutrition program|
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|AHCSOL303||Implement soil improvements for garden and turf areas|
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|AHCCHM303||Prepare and apply chemicals|
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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.
138 Marshall Mount Road, Yallah
Phone 131 601
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