TAFE NSW

Statement of Attainment in Organic Gardening

TAFE NSW

Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00591E

The nationally recognised Statement of Attainment in Organic Gardening teaches you the principles of plant propagation, from stem cutting to layering and dividing. Get hands-on in the garden and learn the latest techniques to create new plant life.This is a fully government subsidised JobTrainer course. Eligibility criteria applies.## LEARN NEW SKILLSThrough theoretical and practical course work, you will learn:- To prepare and propagate plants- Collect propagation material using the correct method for the plant species- Apply water and nutrients to suit conditions, plant requirements and propagation techniques- Service irrigation systems- Minimise the risk of contamination- Block, space, prune and stake plants as directed## DEVELOP YOUR TALENTDevelop the attributes to get ahead in this industry:- Attention to detail- Problem solving- Effective communication ## ACHIEVE YOUR GOALSCompleting this course will provide you with:- A nationally accredited Statement of Attainment- A strong pathway to further study in horticulture and production nursery courses with credit recognition**Career opportunities:**Complete a full qualification and go on to roles like:- Gardener- Orchard farm hand grower- Horticulturist- Nursery worker## GROW YOUR CAREERReady to commit to a full qualification in this field? Go on to study a:- Certificate II in Horticulture, Production Nursery, Retail Nursery or Production HorticultureDiscover the full range of TAFE NSW Horticulture courses on offer.## INDUSTRY DEMANDWhether you live in an apartment or an acreage, demand for plants continues to increase. This is a $689 million industry with growth expected to increase by 3.6%% in 2020-21, and this translates into opportunities for qualified horticulturists.

Subjects

  • Undertake propagation activities
  • Undertake propagation activities
  • Undertake propagation activities

Standard entry requirements

## ENTRY REQUIREMENTSThere are no entry requirements for this statement of attainment course. You can enrol now.## IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?To be prepared for this course, it is recommended that you:- Like working in a mix of indoor and outdoor environments- Have an interest in plants and the environment- Have a keen eye for detail- Be able to work as part of a team If you need help preparing for study, contact us about your options.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Moree Campus No
  • Part-time : 5 weeks
Orange College, March Street Campus No
  • Part-time : 1 week
Richmond College No
  • Part-time : 8 weeks

Fee comments

Campuses: Moree Campus, Orange College, March Street Campus, Richmond College.

**FULLY GOVERNMENT SUBSIDISED**This course is fully government-subsidised for eligible students, meaning you will not have to pay any course fees. It is part of a program to help people develop the skills they need to get a job, undertake entry level qualifications or transition to a new job.If you are not eligible for subsidised training, you can still choose to enrol in the course but will need to pay the full (non-subsidised) fee.

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