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Certificate III in Production Nursery

National Course Code: AHC31116

TAFE NSW Course Number: AHC31116-01V02


Study Type:
Part Time Day

Start Date:
25 Jul 2018


2 years

Nominal Hours:

Full Fee: $10,140
Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $2,620

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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 general vocational outcome for a nurseryperson working in a production nursery. The nursery 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.

To ensure you leave us with the most up to date qualification...

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.

Production nursery tradesperson

AHCCHM303 Prepare and apply chemicals
AHCNSY306 Implement a propagation plan
AHCSOL202 Assist with soil or growing media sampling and testing
AHCCHM304 Transport and store chemicals
AHCNSY401 Plan a growing-on program
AHCSOL301 Prepare growing media
AHCNSY301 Maintain nursery plants
AHCPMG301 Control weeds
AHCBIO305 Apply biosecurity measures
AHCNSY305 Prepare specialised plants
AHCPMG302 Control plant pests, diseases and disorders
AHCIRG306 Troubleshoot irrigation systems
AHCPCM302 Provide information on plants and their culture
AHCIRG303 Measure irrigation delivery system performance
AHCPCM301 Implement a plant nutrition program
AHCWHS301 Contribute to work health and safety processes

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$2,190
Second qualification$2,620
Non-government subsidised fee$10,140

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: 25 Jul 2018

Part Time Day: 8 hours per week x 2 Years

Wednesdays from 8 am to 5 pm (subject to change)

To enrol in this course, please use the Enrol option.

Enrolment can be conducted on line or by attending Administration, Richmond College, Block A between 9 am and 5pm Monday to Friday.

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.

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

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