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AHC30916 - Certificate III in Landscape Construction

 

Course Overview

Gain the skills that can lead to employment in landscaping, parks and gardens or as a professional landscaper. This qualification is highly desired by employers in the industry who are looking to hire people to fill these positions. This qualification provides a general vocational outcome in landscape construction. The landscaping industry expects this qualification to be achieved to meet job outcomes at this level.
No occupational licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

This qualification provides a general vocational outcome in landscape construction. The landscaping industry expects this qualification to be achieved to meet job outcomes at this level.

 

Course Content

  • Erect timber structures and features
  • Implement a plant establishment program
  • Install drainage systems
  • Implement a paving project
  • Contribute to work health and safety processes
  • Set out site for construction works
  • Implement a retaining wall project
  • Coordinate work site activities
  • Cost a project
  • Construct stone structures and features
  • Implement soil improvements for garden and turf areas
  • Construct landscape features using concrete
  • Install water features
  • Construct brick and block structures and features
  • Provide information on plants and their culture


Delivery

  • Face-to-Face
  • Workplace

Pre-Requisites

None 

 

Students have 18 months to complete their qualification and they can complete their course work at their own pace using their selected delivery option.

In the Certificate III in Landscape Construction you will be required to complete 5 core units and 11 elective units:

Core Units

Unit Code     

AHCDRG301 Install drainage systems

AHCLSC301 Set out site for construction works

AHCLSC302 Construct landscape features using concrete

AHCLSC303 Construct brick and/or block structures and features

AHCLSC305 Construct stone structures and features

AHCLSC306 Implement a paving project

AHCLSC307 Implement a retaining wall project

AHCPCM302 Provide information on plants and their culture

AHCPGD301 Implement a plant establishment program

AHCSOL303 Implement soil improvements for garden and turf areas

AHCWHS301 Contribute to work health and safety processes

 

Elective Units

Unit Code        

AHCARB301     Implement a tree maintenance program

AHCPCM304     Report on health and condition of trees

AHCARB303     Perform pruning operations

AHCARB305     Dismantle trees

AHCARB306     Undertake aerial rescue

AHCARB307     Use advanced climbing techniques*

AHCARB312     Use standard climbing techniques to access trees**

AHCARB311     Tie, dress, set and finish arborist knots

HLTAID003       Provide first aid

AHCARB308     Install cable and bracing

AHCARB309     Implement a tree protection program

AHCBER301     Work effectively in an emergency disease or plant pest response

AHCBIO302       Identify and report unusual disease or plant pest signs

AHCBER303     Carry out emergency disease or plant pest control procedures at infected premises

AHCBER304     Carry out movement and security procedures

AHCBIO305       Apply biosecurity measures

AHCCHM303     Prepare and apply chemicals

AHCCHM304     Transport, handle and store chemicals

AHCIRG303       Measure irrigation delivery system performance

AHCIRG306       Troubleshoot irrigation systems

AHCIRG331       Install pressurised irrigation systems

AHCIRG332       Operate pressurised irrigation systems

AHCIRG333       Maintain pressurised irrigation systems

AHCLSC301      Set out site for construction works

AHCLSC302      Construct landscape features using concrete

AHCLSC303      Construct brick and or block structures and features

AHCLSC304      Erect timber structures and features

AHCLSC305      Construct stone structures and features

AHCLSC306      Implement a paving project

AHCLSC307      Implement a retaining wall project

AHCLSC308      Install metal structures and features

AHCLSC309      Install water features

AHCLSC310      Implement a tree transplanting program

AHCMOM304    Operate machinery and equipment

AHCNSY301     Maintain nursery plants

AHCNSY302     Receive and dispatch nursery products

AHCNSY303     Install and maintain plant displays

AHCNSY304     Deliver and promote sales of plants

AHCNSY305     Prepare specialised plants

AHCNSY306     Implement a propagation plan

AHCNSY307     Operate fertigation equipment

AHCPCM301     Implement a plant nutrition program

AHCPCM303     Identify plant specimens

AHCPGD301     Implement a plant establishment program

AHCPGD302     Plan and maintain plant displays

AHCPGD303     Perform specialist amenity pruning

AHCPGD304     Implement a landscape maintenance program

AHCPGD305     Conduct operational inspection of park facilities

AHCPGD306     Implement a maintenance program for an aquatic environment

AHCSOL301      Prepare growing media

AHCTRF301      Construct turf playing surfaces

AHCTRF302      Establish turf

AHCTRF303      Implement a grassed area maintenance program

AHCTRF304      Monitor turf health

AHCTRF305      Renovate sports turf

AHCWAT301     Monitor and operate water treatment processes

AHCWRK305     Coordinate work site activities

AHCWRK311     Conduct site inspection

AHCWRK309     Apply environmentally sustainable work practices

FWPCOT3238   Operate a pole saw

FWPFGM3213   Fall trees manually (advanced)

RIIWHS302D     Implement traffic management plan

  

Pathways

This qualification provides a general vocational outcome in landscape construction. The landscaping 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 Landscape.

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: Landscaper.

 

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