AWARD COURSE

Certificate III in Landscape Construction


National Code: AHC30916
TAFE SA Code: TP01080


Description

If you’re keen to work as an apprentice landscaper or in the landscape construction sector of the horticulture industry, this course will build your knowledge and skills relating to work health and safety, landscape and construction practices, project costing, drainage, plants and soils.

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Up to 48 months 
Horticultural Assistant Horticultural Assistant
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Average cost per semester
Total Fees for the 48 month course
Subsidised
$1,421 - $1,595
$2,842 - $3,190
Concession
$760 - $853
$1,519 - $1,705

This course is subsidised through the Government of South Australia's Subsidised Training initiative. Assessing your eligibility may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment. Concessions apply to Subsidised Training only.

Subsidised Training Eligibility

Fees vary depending on subjects you enrol into. TAFE SA and their agents reserve the right to make any changes necessary.

    • Workplace Training applicants will be contacted by TAFE SA to verify employment status before offers are made.
  • Upfront Payment

    Each semester, fees can be paid online with VISA or Mastercard or at an Australia Post outlet.

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    Payment Plan

    If you have difficulty paying your fees upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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  • Employment Outcomes

    This qualification provides a general vocational outcome in landscape construction.

    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 Landscape Construction (AHC30916)
    You will learn about work health and safety, landscaping techniques and practices, project costing, drainage, plants and soils. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 11 core units and 4 elective units.

    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.

    87%*
    of TAFE SA graduates find jobs or continue studying.
    89%*
    of TAFE SA graduates are satisfied with the overall quality of training.



    * 2017 NCVER Student Outcomes Survey findings
  • Below is a list of all units that TAFE SA can offer in this qualification. The selection of units you will be enrolled into depends on the campus you attend, and the qualification packaging rules described on www.training.gov.au.

    Not all units listed below must necessarily be completed to achieve your qualification.

    Core

    Name Nominal Hours
    Construct brick and block structures and features 100
    Construct landscape features using concrete 80
    Construct stone structures and features 50
    Contribute to work health and safety processes 50
    Implement a paving project 100
    Implement a plant establishment program 80
    Implement a retaining wall project 100
    Implement soil improvements for garden and turf areas 60
    Install drainage systems 50
    Provide information on plants and their culture 70
    Set out site for construction works 50

    Elective

    Name Nominal Hours
    Conduct site inspections 80
    Control plant pests, diseases and disorders 80
    Control weeds 70
    Coordinate work site activities 70
    Erect timber structures and features 60
    Establish turf 60
    Identify plant specimens 80
    Install pressurised irrigation systems 70
    Install water features 60
    Operate and maintain chainsaws 40
    Operate machinery and equipment 40
    Operate pressurised irrigation systems 50
    Prepare and apply chemicals 70
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