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Certificate III in Landscape Construction

National ID: AHC30916 | State ID: BDB7

This qualification will provide the practical skills and knowledge to design garden landscapes or renovate existing gardens. Students will also learn how to select materials and plants for landscape projects, set out and landscape a range of sites, and construct stone, brick, block and timber structures and features, about irrigation installation and safety in the workplace.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

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How to apply

Job opportunities

This qualification provides the practical skills and knowledge to design garden landscapes or renovate existing gardens. 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.

How to apply

Part time, flexible or online courses have rolling enrolments. For help enrolling or for more information contact your local campus.
Please note that all delivery modes may not be available at all campuses, please check with individual campuses on modes of study.

For full time courses, apply at http://tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au when applications are open.

For international students, contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

For all other enquiries please call us on 1800 621 445 or email enquiry@srtafe.wa.edu.au.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Available Semester 1 & Semester 2

Albany - Full Time, Part Time, Apprenticeship

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Duration 2 semester/s
When Available Semester 1 & Semester 2
Where Albany
How Full-Time
Other study options
This course may have other study modes available. For more information Complete an enquiry form below. Please Note: Study durations will vary depending on selected study mode.

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Certificate III in Horticulture

National ID: AHC30716 | State ID: BDF1

Are you looking for a career among the trees? When you complete the Certificate III in Horticulture you will be ready for a career working with plants as school or council gardener, groundskeeper, or self-employed landscaper. You will have the skills and knowledge to work effectively in the horticultural industry, implement propagation plans, control weeds, pests, and diseases, safely prepare, store, and apply chemicals, install irrigation, create plant displays, plant identification and nutrition, and workplace safety and health.

Job opportunities

Study pathway

How to apply

Job opportunities

This qualification is designed to provide you with a range of practical skills, technical training and communication skills for a career in horticulture, specialising in the areas of nursery, gardening and landscaping.

• nursery worker

• landscaper

• horticulture worker

For information about jobs and pathways, please see http://joboutlook.gov.au/

Study pathway

• Certificate IV in Horticulture

• Diploma of Horticulture

How to apply

Part time, flexible or online courses have rolling enrolments. For help enrolling or for more information contact your local campus.
Please note that all delivery modes may not be available at all campuses, please check with individual campuses on modes of study.

For full time courses, apply at http://tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au when applications are open.

For international students, contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

For all other enquiries please call us on 1800 621 445 or email enquiry@srtafe.wa.edu.au.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Available Semester 1 & Semester 2

Albany - Full Time, Part Time, Traineeship

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Duration 6 months
When Available Semester 1 & Semester 2
Where Albany
How Full-Time
Other study options
This course may have other study modes available. For more information Complete an enquiry form below. Please Note: Study durations will vary depending on selected study mode.
Bunbury - Full Time, Part Time, Traineeship

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Duration 6 months
When Available Semester 1 & Semester 2
Where Bunbury
How Full-Time
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This course may have other study modes available. For more information Complete an enquiry form below. Please Note: Study durations will vary depending on selected study mode.
Katanning - Full Time

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Duration 6 months
When Available Semester 1 & Semester 2
Where Katanning
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Semester 1

Busselton - Full Time, Part Time

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Duration 6 months
When Semester 1
Where Busselton
How Full-Time
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Unable to attend full time classes? This course may have part time study options available. Complete an enquiry form below for more information.
Margaret River - Full Time, Flexible, Workplace, Traineeship

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Duration 2 semester/s
When Semester 1
Where Margaret River
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This course may have other study modes available. For more information Complete an enquiry form below. Please Note: Study durations will vary depending on selected study mode.
Margaret River - Classroom

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Duration 2 semester/s
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Where Margaret River
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Semester 2

Albany, Bunbury, Busselton, Margaret River

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Duration 6 months
When Semester 2
Where Albany
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Not all study modes are offered at all campuses. Please check with your local campus for study modes and elective units offered.

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Certificate III in Parks and Gardens

National ID: AHC31016 | State ID: BCY8

This qualification provides a vocational outcome in parks and gardens. The parks and gardens industry expects this qualification to be achieved to meet job outcomes at this level.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

Job opportunities

Study pathway

How to apply

Job opportunities

Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include: Municipal/city gardener Horticulturist

Study pathway

Further training pathways from this qualification include, but are not limited to, Certificate IV in Parks and Gardens.

How to apply

Part time, flexible or online courses have rolling enrolments. For help enrolling or for more information contact your local campus.
Please note that all delivery modes may not be available at all campuses, please check with individual campuses on modes of study.

For full time courses, apply at http://tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au when applications are open.

For international students, contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

For all other enquiries please call us on 1800 621 445 or email enquiry@srtafe.wa.edu.au.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Semester 1

Bunbury - Apprenticeship

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Where Bunbury
How Apprenticeship
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Semester 2

Bunbury - Apprenticeship

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Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Certificate III in Harvesting and Haulage

National ID: FWP30216 | State ID: BAL0

This qualification is designed for job roles in the harvesting and haulage sector of the forest and wood products industry. The harvesting and haulage sector is responsible for cutting down trees, plantation and native, and transporting them to a mill or port facility. The product might be timber logs or chip and the species harvested range from blue gum for woodchip, pine for chip and timber and native timber for chip or timber. Residues are also used for mulch, pelleting, bio fuel and oil production.

Job opportunities

How to apply

Job opportunities

Bulldozer Operator, Excavator Operator, Feller Buncher Operator, Forest Harvester, Forwarder Operator, Harvesting Technician, In-field Chipper Operator, Loader Operator, Log truck driver, Mobile Equipment Operator, Skidder Operator.

How to apply

Please note that all delivery modes may not be available at all campuses; please check with individual campuses on modes of study.

This course is available as a traineeship, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate Employer to study.

You can express your interest to study this course via contacting South Regional TAFE on 1800 621 445 or email us at enquiry@srtafe.wa.edu.au

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Available Semester 1 & Semester 2

Albany - Traineeship

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When Available Semester 1 & Semester 2
Where Albany
How Traineeship
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Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Certificate III in Agriculture (Dairy Production)

National ID: AHC30216 | State ID: BDE3

This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to work as a farm hand in dairy or livestock farming. You will learn skills in stock handling and feeding, milking operations, workplace health and safety, farm maintenance and machinery and equipment operation. You will also learn about first aid, effective communication, responding to emergencies and safety in the workplace.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

Job opportunities

Study pathway

How to apply

Job opportunities

Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to become a dairy farm hand.

Study pathway

Certificate IV in Agriculture

How to apply

Part time, flexible or online courses have rolling enrolments. For help enrolling or for more information contact your local campus.
Please note that all delivery modes may not be available at all campuses, please check with individual campuses on modes of study.

For full time courses, apply at http://tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au when applications are open.

For international students, contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

For all other enquiries please call us on 1800 621 445 or email enquiry@srtafe.wa.edu.au.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Available Semester 1 & Semester 2

Bunbury - Traineeship, Workplace

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When Available Semester 1 & Semester 2
Where Bunbury
How Traineeship
Other study options
This course may have other study modes available. For more information Complete an enquiry form below. Please Note: Study durations will vary depending on selected study mode.

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management

National ID: AHC31416 | State ID: BDC1

This qualification provides a general vocational outcome in the conservation and land management industry.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

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Study pathway

How to apply

Job opportunities

Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to gain entry level assistant positions with environmental agencies. Possible job titles include Indigenous lands worker, national parks worker, revegetation worker or land rehabilitation worker.

Study pathway

Certificate IV in Conservation and Land Management

How to apply

Part time, flexible or online courses have rolling enrolments. For help enrolling or for more information contact your local campus.
Please note that all delivery modes may not be available at all campuses, please check with individual campuses on modes of study.

For full time courses, apply at http://tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au when applications are open.

For international students, contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

For all other enquiries please call us on 1800 621 445 or email enquiry@srtafe.wa.edu.au.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Available Semester 1 & Semester 2

Albany - Full Time, Part Time, Traineeship

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Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 6 months
When Available Semester 1 & Semester 2
Where Albany
How Full-Time
Other study options
This course may have other study modes available. For more information Complete an enquiry form below. Please Note: Study durations will vary depending on selected study mode.
Esperance - Full Time, Workplace, Traineeship

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Duration 6 months
When Available Semester 1 & Semester 2
Where Esperance
How Full-Time
Other study options
This course may have other study modes available. For more information Complete an enquiry form below. Please Note: Study durations will vary depending on selected study mode.

Semester 1

Bunbury - Full Time, Part Time, Flexible, Traineeship

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Fees and charges

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Duration 6 months
When Semester 1
Where Bunbury
How Full-Time
Other study options
This course may have other study modes available. For more information Complete an enquiry form below. Please Note: Study durations will vary depending on selected study mode.

Semester 2

Bunbury - Full Time, Part Time, Flexible, Traineeship

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Duration 6 months
When Semester 2
Where Bunbury
How Full-Time
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This course may have other study modes available. For more information Complete an enquiry form below. Please Note: Study durations will vary depending on selected study mode.

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Certificate II in Horticulture

National ID: AHC20416 | State ID: BDE6

This course is for any interested people that want to learn a more about gardening and general horticultural practices. Such people may want to commence their own business or seek employment as a nursery hand within established horticultural businesses. There are no pre-requisites for this course aside from a strong interest in this industry area.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

Job opportunities

Study pathway

How to apply

Job opportunities

This qualification underpins a range of work functions and job roles that can lead to a horticultural trade qualification.

Study pathway

Certificate III in Horticulture

How to apply

Part time, flexible or online courses have rolling enrolments. For help enrolling or for more information contact your local campus.
Please note that all delivery modes may not be available at all campuses, please check with individual campuses on modes of study.

For full time courses, apply at http://tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au when applications are open.

For international students, contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

For all other enquiries please call us on 1800 621 445 or email enquiry@srtafe.wa.edu.au.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Available Semester 1 & Semester 2

Katanning - Full Time, Traineeship

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 6 months
When Available Semester 1 & Semester 2
Where Katanning
How Full-Time
Other study options
This course may have other study modes available. For more information Complete an enquiry form below. Please Note: Study durations will vary depending on selected study mode.
Margaret River - Part Time, Flexible, Workplace, Traineeship

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Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 2 semester/s
When Available Semester 1 & Semester 2
Where Margaret River
How Part-Time
Other study options
This course may have other study modes available. For more information Complete an enquiry form below. Please Note: Study durations will vary depending on selected study mode.

Semester 1

Albany - Full Time, Traineeship

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Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 6 months
When Semester 1
Where Albany
How Full-Time
Other study options
This course may have other study modes available. For more information Complete an enquiry form below. Please Note: Study durations will vary depending on selected study mode.
Bunbury - Full Time, Part Time

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Fees and charges

Units

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Duration 6 months
When Semester 1
Where Bunbury
How Full-Time
Part time options
Unable to attend full time classes? This course may have part time study options available. Complete an enquiry form below for more information.
Busselton - Full Time, Part Time

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Fees and charges

Units

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Duration 6 months
When Semester 1
Where Busselton
How Full-Time
Part time options
Unable to attend full time classes? This course may have part time study options available. Complete an enquiry form below for more information.

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Certificate II in Conservation and Land Management

National ID: AHC21016 | State ID: BDF0

This qualification provides an occupational outcome in conservation and land management.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

Job opportunities

Study pathway

How to apply

Job opportunities

Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to gain entry level assistant positions with environmental agencies.

Study pathway

Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management

How to apply

Part time, flexible or online courses have rolling enrolments. For help enrolling or for more information contact your local campus.
Please note that all delivery modes may not be available at all campuses, please check with individual campuses on modes of study.

For full time courses, apply at http://tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au when applications are open.

For international students, contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

For all other enquiries please call us on 1800 621 445 or email enquiry@srtafe.wa.edu.au.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Semester 1

Albany - Full Time, Traineeship

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Fees and charges

Units

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Duration 6 months
When Semester 1
Where Albany
How Full-Time
Other study options
This course may have other study modes available. For more information Complete an enquiry form below. Please Note: Study durations will vary depending on selected study mode.
Bunbury - Full Time, Part Time, Traineeship

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Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 6 months
When Semester 1
Where Bunbury
How Full-Time
Other study options
This course may have other study modes available. For more information Complete an enquiry form below. Please Note: Study durations will vary depending on selected study mode.

Semester 2

Albany - Full Time, Traineeship

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Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 6 months
When Semester 2
Where Albany
How Full-Time
Other study options
This course may have other study modes available. For more information Complete an enquiry form below. Please Note: Study durations will vary depending on selected study mode.
Bunbury - Full Time, Traineeship

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Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 6 months
When Semester 2
Where Bunbury
How Full-Time
Other study options
This course may have other study modes available. For more information Complete an enquiry form below. Please Note: Study durations will vary depending on selected study mode.

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

This is another wildly diverse area covering specific studies in veterinary nursing and companion animal services, animal behaviour and health, the racing industry, horticulture and conservation, landscaping, bushland assessment and rehabilitation, nursery plants, conservation and land management, and biological surveys.

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MAA18 Auschem Accreditation - Risk Management in Pesticide Use Short Course Bunbury
Esperance
Katanning
Manjimup
Margaret River
Mount Barker
Narrogin

Description

This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills required to manage risks associated with chemical use, and to understand your obligations in the areas of duty of care, quality assurance and environmental management.

Participants will learn on a practical level how to improve their integrated pest management programmes, to better choose the right chemical for the job and to apply it more accurately.  The course is designed for people who will be spraying chemicals without supervision.

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units:

    AHCCHM307 Prepare and apply chemicals to control pest, weeds and diseases
    AHCCHM304 Transport and store chemicals

MAA19 Auschem Reaccreditation Short Course Katanning
Manjimup
Margaret River
Mount Barker
Narrogin

Description

This one-day course is an essential update for primary producers in all aspects of chemical use and is designed to maintain AusChem WA accreditation. It covers new information in environmental safety, personal and occupational health and safety, legislation, spraying and calibration techniques, residues and resistance to chemicals.

This course is suitable for:
    farmers/food producers
    people employed by a shire (not those contracting to a shire)
    DEC employees spraying on DEC land
    National Resource Management employees spraying on their land (not contract sprayers doing the job)
    mine rehabilitation and weed eradication employees where they are spraying on mine land.

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units:

    AHCCHM307 Prepare and apply chemicals to control pest, weeds and diseases

MAA11 Chainsaw Short Course Albany
Busselton
Esperance
Katanning
Manjimup
Margaret River
Mount Barker
Narrogin

Description

This course covers the process of maintaining, preparing and operating hand-held chainsaws in a work environment.

These skills can be transferred to the homestead, are useful for home gardners and could lead to employment in parks and gardens or landscaping.

You will gain skills and knowledge in understanding the correct type of chainsaw for a particular task, how to use the chainsaw, maintain the chainsaw and store suitable personal protective equipment.

You will also carry out routine checks and maintenance on a chainsaw, apply appropriate chainsaw techniques, cutting methods according to manufacturer’s specifications and documented low risk work procedures; assess and minimise environmental impacts of chainsaw use; maintain records of chainsaw training and certification, risk assessment and use.

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units:

    AHCMOM213 Operate and Maintain Chainsaws

MAB40 Health Department Pesticide Spraying - Handheld / Backpack Short Course Albany

Description

This course is for those seeking to obtain the mandatory licence required to meet Health Department requirements for a Pest Management Technician licence if you are spraying chemicals for commercial gain.
If only a backpack or hand held device is used for spot spraying then this course is suitable.
It may lead to employment in Lawn & Garden, Landscaping, Bushland & Mine Site Rehabilitation.

Skills and knowledge elements include:
    Common weeds found in WA
    Common weed controls used in WA (following Integrated Pest Management strategies)
    Safe disposal of chemical residue and containers
    Correct Personal Protective Equipment for selected control measures
    Understanding a chemical label, schedules and use of chemicals
    Understanding Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)
    Groups of chemicals and their formulations

This course is delivered over 1 day.

Entry requirements
It is recommended that participants completing this course have significant prior knowledge and skills in spraying chemicals if looking to obtain a spraying license for lawn and garden, landscaping or mine site rehabilitation.

MAB40 Health Department Pesticide Spraying - Mechanical / Boom Spray Short Course Albany
Esperance

Description

This course is for those seeking to obtain the mandatory licence required to meet Health Department requirements for a Pest Management Technician licence if you are spraying chemicals for commercial gain.
These competencies are required to be completed where mechanical equipment is used to apply pesticides. Examples include boom spraying equipment including quad bike mounted or air blast equipment.
It may lead to employment in broadacre spraying of crops & pastures, forestry, pest & weed control in non-cropping situations and turf Management.

Skills and knowledge elements include:
    Common weeds found in WA
    Common weed controls used in WA (following Integrated Pest Management strategies)
    Safe disposal of chemical residue and containers
    Correct Personal Protective Equipment for selected control measures
    Understanding a chemical label, schedules and use of chemicals
    Understanding Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)
    Groups of chemicals and their formulations

This course is delivered over a 2 day period.

Entry requirements
It is recommended that participants completing this course have significant prior knowledge and skills in spraying chemicals if looking to obtain a spraying license for broadacre spraying with mechanical equipment.

MAA20 Operate Tractors Short Course Manjimup
Narrogin

Description

This course will take you through the process of operating tractors with or without attached equipment and defines the standard required to:    
    carry out pre-operational checks and maintenance including tagging defects
    set and secure attachments according to manufacturer's directions
    operate tractor in a safe and controlled manner
    implement shut-down procedures
    store machinery and equipment
    record maintenance and operation details

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units:

    AHCMOM202 Operate Tractors

MAA24 Quad Bike Training Short Course Manjimup
Narrogin

Description

This course will take you through the process of maintaining and operating quad bikes (four wheeled), and defines the standard required to:
    perform routine pre-operational checks and maintenance
    match, attach and operate equipment as described in the manufacturer's operators manual
    recognise and control hazards and risks
    safely operate quad bikes in a range of weather and terrain conditions
    monitor and maintain vehicle records

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units:

    AHCMOM217 Operate Quad Bikes

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