Course Start Date
7 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Apprenticeship Allowed
- This training is fully government-subsidised under JobTrainer
The nationally recognised Certificate III in Sports Turf Management gives you the skills needed to become a greenkeeper. Cultivate a career in sports turf management while working for iconic sports venues across Australia.
LEARN NEW SKILLS
Through a mix of theory and practical course work, learn to:
- Safely operate a variety of specialist sports turf machinery
- Sample and test soil
- Construct sports turf surfaces
- Monitor and maintain plant health and nutrition
- Communicate effectively in the workplace
DEVELOP YOUR TALENT
Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:
- Ability to work as part of a team
- Good communication skills
- An understanding of the natural environment
- A working knowledge of biological processes
- Research skills
- Ability to work safely
ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS
Completing this course provides you with:
- A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate III level
- A trade
- Qualifications to apply for a chemical users licence
- Skills and knowledge to start your own sole trader business
- Track curator
- Cricket curator
- Turf farm curator
- Groundsperson parks and gardens
GROW YOUR CAREER
Take your career further with the:
- Diploma of Sports Turf Management
Discover the skills you need, for the job you want at a TAFE NSW Information Session.
This is a part time, combination course. You must attend approximately 7 hours of class. You may also be required to complete approximately 3 hours of additional study. This additional study could include private study, work placements and research.
The course will run 1 days a week for 3 years.
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)
- Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
- Easy computing online short courses
- Access to local TAFE libraries
- Accessibility and Disability Support Services
- Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home
The way you learn may change during your enrolment to ensure the best learning experience or to keep you safe as COVID-19 restrictions change, and some of our face to face classes may change to online or virtual classroom learning. Also, to ensure that we keep you safe while studying, we may modify our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, there may be a modification or delay in the planned timeframe due to COVID-19 impacts. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.
This course is currently scheduled on Thursday with day classes. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.
This is a fully government-subsidised JobTrainer course. Eligibility criteria applies.
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?
READ BEFORE YOU ENROL
Learn about TAFE NSW Fees
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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
|AHCCHM304||Transport and store chemicals|
|AHCCHM307||Prepare and apply chemicals to control pest, weeds and diseases|
|AHCDRG305||Install drainage systems|
|AHCIRG345||Install pressurised irrigation systems|
|AHCIRG346||Operate pressurised irrigation systems|
|AHCIRG347||Maintain pressurised irrigation systems|
|AHCMOM304||Operate machinery and equipment|
|AHCPCM301||Implement a plant nutrition program|
|AHCPMG302||Control plant pests, diseases and disorders|
|AHCSOL304||Implement soil improvements for garden and turf areas|
|AHCTRF306||Prepare sports turf surfaces for play|
|AHCTRF307||Construct turf playing surfaces|
|AHCTRF310||Monitor turf health|
|AHCTRF311||Renovate sports turf|
|AHCWHS301||Contribute to work health and safety processes|
|AHCWRK309||Apply environmentally sustainable work practices|
|ACMGAS308||Communicate effectively with clients and team members|
|AHCMOM301||Coordinate machinery and equipment maintenance and repair|
|AHCPCM303||Identify plant specimens|
|AHCPGD201||Plant trees and shrubs|
|AHCPGD203||Prune shrubs and small trees|
|AHCWRK305||Coordinate work site activities|
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.
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