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Certificate III in Parks and Gardens

National Course Code: AHC31016

TAFE NSW Course Number: AHC31016-01V01


Study Type:
Part Time Day

Start Date:
5 Feb 2018


3 years

Nominal Hours:

Full Fee: $10,990
Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $2,000

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  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Government Subsidised
  • Apprenticeship

Contact by Training Services NSW

If your course has been funded by Training Services NSW under Smart and Skilled, you may be contacted by a Training Services NSW representative to discuss your experience at Western Sydney Institute.

This qualification provides a vocational outcome in parks and gardens. The parks and gardens 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.

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If during or after your enrolment, the course in which you are enrolled is updated in line with national industry standards, the Institute reserves the right to transition you into an alternate course. If this becomes necessary, the Institute will advise you of the change and the arrangements which will be available for you to complete your alternate course.

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Credit (or recognition) for modules/units may be granted based on previous learning, studies, work and/or life experiences. Please discuss this with the teaching section when you enrol.

Parks and Gardens Tradesperson

AHCPCM302 Provide information on plants and their culture
AHCPGD305 Conduct operational inspection of park facilities
AHCTRF303 Implement a grassed area maintenance program
AHCMOM304 Operate machinery and equipment
AHCPGD303 Perform specialist amenity pruning
AHCSOL303 Implement soil improvements for garden and turf areas
AHCPCM304 Report on health and condition of trees
AHCPMG301 Control weeds
AHCWHS301 Contribute to work health and safety processes
AHCPCM301 Implement a plant nutrition program
AHCPGD304 Implement a landscape maintenance program
AHCTRF302 Establish turf
AHCPGD301 Implement a plant establishment program
AHCPMG302 Control plant pests, diseases and disorders
AHCWRK309 Apply environmentally sustainable work practices
AHCPGD302 Plan and maintain plant displays
AHCSOL301 Prepare growing media

The above list includes units being offered at this campus and that are required to complete this qualification. Other colleges may offer different elective options. For some courses the electives will not be listed however they will be discussed during your first class. Please see www.tafensw.edu.au for the full list of elective units available within this course.

Smart and Skilled Student Fees

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 131 870 for further information and advice.

First qualification$2,000
Second qualification$2,000
Non-government subsidised fee$10,990

Apprenticeships: To be eligible for the Smart and Skilled Apprentice fee you must be a registered Apprentice.

Trainees: From 2016 if you are starting a traineeship that is on the NSW Skills List, your Smart and Skilled fee for the whole qualification will not be more than $1,000.

When enrolling under a Smart and Skilled entitlement and where you are eligible for 100% credit from previous studies, your student fee contribution will be zero. However, you will be required to pay an administration fee for the production of your testamur.

For full details on TAFE NSW fees and money matters please visit our Paying for Your Course page.

Start Date: 5 Feb 2018

Part Time Day: 8 hours per week x 3 Years

Mondays, 8 am to 5 pm (subject to change)

To enrol in this course, please use the Enrol option.A Unique Student Identifier is required prior to enrolment. To apply for your USI visit www.usi.gov.au If you cannot remember your USI or if you have forgotten you have one, please visit the USI Website for assistance in retrieving your USI.

Enrolment can be conducted online or by attending:

TAFE NSW Richmond
Administration, A Block (9 am to 5 pm - Monday to Friday)
Cnr Blacktown Rd and Campus Drive, Richmond

For further assistance, contact the WSI Service Centre on 131 870 to enrol.

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