Horticulture

Certificate III in Horticulture-Landscape

Description

This qualification is part of the amenity Horticulture training package, Parks and Garden stream, and provides training for employment as a park or gardens tradesperson. Students will learn how to prepare and maintain seedbeds, gardens and lawn areas; propagate and plant trees, shrubs and flowers; install and maintain irrigation and drainage systems; identify and treat weeds, pests and diseases; operate and maintain horticulture machinery; and work at trade level in parks and gardens or horticulture industries.

Subjects

Core: Provide information on plants and their culture; Coordinate work site activities; Carry out workplace OHS procedures; Sample soils and analyse results. Electives: Control weeds; Control plant pests, diseases and disorders; respond to emergencies; Maintain and monitor environmental work practices; implement a grassed area maintenance program; Implement a plant establishment program; Implement a plant establishment program; Implement a plant nutrition program; Implement a tree maintenance program; Perform specialist amenity pruning; Plan and establish plant displays; Implement a landscape maintenance program; plus more.

Entry

15 years or over; intermediate literacy skills; employment as a parks and gardens apprentice; or a registered training agreement with an employer. Entrance requirements vary between providers.

Related Jobs

Horticulture tradesperson.

 


 

 

Certificate III in Horticulture-Turf

Description

This qualification is part of the Amenity Horticulture Training Package, Turf stream. It provides training for people who need to acquire the skills and knowledge needed to establish and maintain turf grass areas and associated planting on recreational facilities such as bowling greens, golf course, tennis court, cricket wicket and race track.

Subjects

Core: Carry out workplace OHS procedures. Electives: Operate specialised machinery and equipment; Control weeds; Control pests, diseases and disorders; Respond to emergencies; Coordinate work site activities; Maintain and monitor environmental work practices; Establish turf; Monitor turf health; Renovate sports turf; Sample soils and analys; plus more

Entry

Year 10; or Certificate II in Horticulture or equivalent; or relevant employment; or registered training agreement with employer. Entrance requirements vary between providers.

Related Jobs

Horticulture Tradesperson.


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