Agriculture & Science


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Certificate III in Sports Turf Management

Duration Up to 12 months Part Time
National CodeAHC31310
TAFE SA CodeTP00244
Course TypeTraining Package Qualification
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Example Career ProfileHorticultural Tradesperson (Gardener)Horticultural Tradesperson (Gardener)
FacultiesEnvironment, Conservation and Horticulture
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Course Admission Requirements

  • No course admission requirements, however, students wishing to access WorkReady funding will be required to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills as part of course counselling before enrolling.

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wx TAFE SA can recognise the skills (RPL) you already have. If you are working in the industry and have skills that can be recognised, TAFE SA will provide any additional training needed to gain a qualification.
ax Students wishing to access WorkReady funding will be required to undertake a reading, writing and numeracy assessment before enrolling.
The duration of a workplace course is determined by the study plan.
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Course Admission Requirements

  • You must be working in a related industry and provide evidence of this when you enrol.

Course Notes & Special Requirements

  • If there are more applicants than available places, TAFE SA will make offers based on date of application.
  • For further information on studying this course externally contact (08) 8372 6800 or

How to Apply

Award Courses

Note: You must be an Australian Resident to apply for this course. For International Students please visit International Courses.

Employment Outcomes

Job titles relevant to this qualification include: Greenkeeper; Groundsman.

Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

Qualifications & Skills Covered

Certificate III in Sports Turf Management (AHC31310)
This course will enable you to expand your knowledge of turf management practices relevant to the high performance sports turf industry. Advance your skills by learning to develop strategies to design irrigation schedules and maintenance programs including turf renovation, minimising risks with use of chemicals and developing Integrated Pest Management (IPM) strategies. 12 core units plus 3 electives.

Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full Qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.


This course is subsidised through the Government of South Australia's WorkReady initiative.

To access subsidised training through WorkReady, your suitability to complete the qualification will be assessed. This may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment.