Certificate III in Parks and Gardens - AHC31016

Melbourne Polytechnic

Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00724G

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 licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Structure

  • 16 units: 5 core
  • 11 elective

Subjects

  • Install water features
  • Implement a retaining wall project
  • Control plant pests, diseases and disorders
  • Plan and maintain plant displays
  • Implement revegetation works
  • Renovate sports turf
  • Erect timber structures and features
  • Install cable and bracing
  • Construct landscape features using concrete
  • Troubleshoot irrigation systems
  • Prepare and apply chemicals
  • Conduct operational inspection of park facilities
  • Transport and store chemicals
  • Install pressurised irrigation systems
  • Operate machinery and equipment
  • Implement a plant nutrition program
  • Set out site for construction works
  • Fall trees manually (advanced)
  • Install metal structures and features
  • Implement a grassed area maintenance program
  • Implement a tree protection program
  • Implement a tree transplanting program
  • Prepare growing media
  • Contribute to work health and safety processes
  • Control weeds
  • Report on health and condition of trees
  • Provide information on plants and their culture
  • Implement a maintenance program for an aquatic environment
  • Construct brick and block structures and features
  • Implement soil improvements for garden and turf areas
  • Implement a tree maintenance program
  • Operate pressurised irrigation systems
  • Apply environmentally sustainable work practices
  • Establish turf
  • Implement a plant establishment program
  • Measure irrigation delivery system performance
  • Perform specialist amenity pruning
  • Implement a paving project
  • Identify plant specimens
  • Maintain natural areas
  • Construct stone structures and features
  • Maintain pressurised irrigation systems
  • Construct turf playing surfaces
  • Monitor turf health
  • Implement a landscape maintenance program

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Fairfield Domestic: $11,600
Yes
  • Full-time : 3 years

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