This qualification provides a general vocational outcome in greenkeeping. The sports turf industry expects this qualification to be achieved to meet job outcomes at this level. Further training pathways from this qualification include, but are not limited to, Certificate IV in Sports Turf Management.
This qualification is suitable for an Australian Apprenticeship. Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include: Green Keeper or Groundsman.
The course is designed to cater the modern instructor, offering a wide variety of class formats and trainings.
Participants must be:
- Be at least 15 years of age
- Have completed Year 10
This qualification is delivered through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). This process involves providing an Embark College assessor with information about an applicant’s work history, experience, previous formal/ informal learning and current work functions/ skill to determine their entitlement to the qualification.
UNITS OF COMPETENCY
Completion of sixteen (16) units made up of eleven (11) core units and five (5) elective units.
Course content includes:
- AHCIRG331 Install pressurised irrigation systems
- AHCMOM304 Operate machinery and equipment
- AHCPCM301 Implement a plant nutrition program
- AHCPCM302 Provide information on plants and their culture
- AHCPMG301 Control weeds
- AHCPMG302 Control plant pests, diseases and disorders
- AHCTRF301 Construct turf playing surfaces
- AHCTRF302 Establish turf
- AHCTRF303 Implement a grassed area maintenance program
- AHCTRF305 Renovate sports turf
- AHCWHS301 Contribute to work health and safety processes
A maximum of three (3) units may be selected from units aligned to Certificates II, III or IV in AHC10 or from any other currently endorsed training package or accredited course. Selected units must be relevant to job outcomes in the turf industry.
For a full list of electives please access this link: https://training.gov.au/Training/Details/AHC31316
Participants will be required to successfully complete a series of assessment tasks which may include a written exam, practical demonstration / observation, case studies, assignments and group activities.
RPL candidates will be required to complete an application form, supply a resume and evidence of work activities such as references, testimonials, trade licences, job descriptions etc. Candidates are interviewed by the assessor and in most cases the assessor will want to watch you work, performing specific tasks or jobs on site. The assessor will identity any gaps in your skills and will recommend you undertake additional training.
FEE FOR SERVICE
|Service||Fee for Service Price|
|Recognition of Prior Learning||$2,450.00|
|Full Course (Online)||$5,190.00|
HOW TO APPLY
Interested applicants should contact our friendly team on 07 3373 8888.