Certificate II in Sports Turf Management

Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT)

This qualification is part of the Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training Package. It provides an occupational outcome in green-keeping. The sports turf industry expects this qualification to be achieved to meet job outcomes at this level.

Entry Requirements:

Year 10 or equivalent; plus industry employment and registration with an Australian Apprenticeship Centre prior to enrolment

Structure:

15 units: 10 core; 5 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Participate in work health and safety processes; Apply chemicals under supervision; Assist with pressurised irrigation operations; Operate basic machinery and equipment; Treat weeds; Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders; Plant trees and shrubs; Prepare turf surfaces for play; Support turf establishment; Assist with soil or growing media sampling and testing. Electives: Maintain properties and structures; Assist with low volume irrigation operations; Prepare and maintain plant displays; Assist with landscape construction work; plus more.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

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Related Careers:

Horticultural Assistant,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
CIT Bruce No info No 1 year
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