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AHC40516 – Certificate IV in Parks and Gardens

What is the course about?

This qualification allows individuals to develop post-trade skills & knowledge to become specialists in the Parks & Gardens Industry. This training Package & is suitable for people who are typically in a supervisory role & work in non-trade specific horticultural industries. Job titles may include: Head gardener, Horticulture team leader.

 

What is it going to do for me?

It provides students with the skills & knowledge needed to supervise staff who work in the horticultural Turf Industry. Depending on the subject chosen, you will be able to:

  • Supervise & train staff
  • Supervise & plan horticultural activities
  • Promote plant health
  • Supervise machinery maintenance
  • Recommend plants, products & treatments
  • Manage irrigation, drainage & treatment systems
  • Implement an integrated pest management system
  • Operating a budget & costing projects

 

How long is it going to take?

The course length is 24 months (2 years). But this can be shortened depending on your current skills which can go towards recognition of prior learning (RPL).

 

How is the qualification delivered?

The trainers come to you at your work place & are very willing to make multiple visits to you if necessary. They are able to tailor your training, to meet the required standards of competency.

 

What does the course contain?

  • Completion of fourteen (14) units made up of eight (8) core units & six (6) elective units.

ELECTIVE UNITS

  • A minimum of three (3) units must come from the elective units list
  • A maximum of three (3) units may be selected from units aligned to Certificate III, IV or Diploma in AHC10 or from any other currently endorsed training package or accredited course. Selected units must be relevant to job outcomes in the parks & gardens industry.

CORE

AHCWHS401 Maintain work health and safety processes
AHCBUS402 Cost a project
AHCPGD402 Plan a plant establishment program
AHCPCM401 Recommend plants & cultural practices
AHCPCM402 Develop a soil health & plant nutrition program
AHCTRF401 Develop a sports turf maintenance program
PSPPM402B Manage simple projects

ELECTIVES

AHCCHM401 Minimise risks in the use of chemicals
AHCMOM402 Supervise maintenance of property machinery & equipment
AHCPMG408 Assess & monitor weed, pest &/or disease control programs
AHCSOL401 Sample soils & interpret results
AHCTRF402 Plan & implement sports turf renovation
AHCWRK403 Supervise work routines & staff performance

 

ARO Educational Services

Code & title of qualification: AHC40510 Certificate IV in Parks & Gardens

Code Title Core / Elective
AHCWHS401 Maintain work health and safety processes core
AHCBUS402 Cost a project core
BSBITU404 Produce complex desktop published documents core
AHCPGD402 Plan a plant establishment program core
AHCPCM401 Recommend plants & cultural practices core
AHCPCM402 Develop a soil health & plant nutrition program core
AHCTRF401 Develop a sports turf maintenance program core
PSPPM402B Manage simple projects core
AHCCHM401 Minimise risks in the use of chemicals elective
AHCMOM402 Supervise maintenance of property machinery & equipment elective
AHCPMG408 Assess & monitor weed, pest &/or disease control programs elective
AHCSOL401 Sample soils & interpret results elective
AHCTRF402 Plan & implement sports turf renovation elective
AHCWRK403 Supervise work routines & staff performance elective

 

Client(s): Target group are primarily engaged in a horticulture industry environment, & are likely to be involved in coordinating a wide range of activities. Target group are experienced workers in this type of organisation, but may have no qualification & or require up skilling of current knowledge & skills. They are existing new employees or can be longer existing workers. Target group are persons who have horticulture supervisory responsibilities for a number of workers & horticultural activities.

Delivery & assessment arrangements

 

Duration: The program is delivered over a period of …24 MONTHS….

Organisation:  The 14 units of competency in the qualification are all considered applied industry skills.

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We're more than happy to help you select a course you're interested in, or to answer any enquiries you may have.

For general enquiries, please direct your emails to enquiries@aroeducation.com or phone 08 8339 1066
 

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ARO is a registered training organisation #40056.

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