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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

For full time, part time, flexible or online 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

In order to comply with COVID-19 Government directed social distancing guidelines, some courses may include a mix of online and classroom based training delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements.

While the mode of delivery might vary, the content and key learning outcomes of the course will remain the same.

The precise mix of delivery method will vary from course to course. The time, place and method of delivery may also vary across the semester to ensure social distancing and safe training delivery for staff and students during the COVID-19 pandemic.

South Regional TAFE will provide students with adequate support to work in online environments where necessary.

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 multiple study options available. For more information please complete the enquiry form below.

Semester 1

Albany - Full time, Traineeship

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 6 months
When Semester 1
Where Albany
How Full-Time
Other study options
This course may have multiple study options available. For more information please complete the enquiry form below.
Bunbury - Full time, Part time, Traineeship

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 6 months
When Semester 1
Where Bunbury
How Full-Time
Other study options
This course may have multiple study options available. For more information please complete the enquiry form below.
Busselton - Full time, Part time

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 6 months
When Semester 1
Where Busselton
How Full-Time
Other study options
This course may have multiple study options available. For more information please complete the enquiry form below.

Semester 2

Bunbury - Full time, Part time, Traineeship

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 6 months
When Semester 2
Where Bunbury
How Full-Time
Other study options
This course may have multiple study options available. For more information please complete the enquiry form below.
Busselton - Full time, Part time

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 6 months
When Semester 2
Where Busselton
How Full-Time
Other study options
This course may have multiple study options available. For more information please complete the enquiry form below.

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

For full time, part time, flexible or online 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

In order to comply with COVID-19 Government directed social distancing guidelines, some courses may include a mix of online and classroom based training delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements.

While the mode of delivery might vary, the content and key learning outcomes of the course will remain the same.

The precise mix of delivery method will vary from course to course. The time, place and method of delivery may also vary across the semester to ensure social distancing and safe training delivery for staff and students during the COVID-19 pandemic.

South Regional TAFE will provide students with adequate support to work in online environments where necessary.

Semester 1

Albany - Full time, Traineeship

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 6 months
When Semester 1
Where Albany
How Full-Time
Other study options
This course may have multiple study options available. For more information please complete the enquiry form below.
Bunbury - Full time, Part time

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 6 months
When Semester 1
Where Bunbury
How Full-Time
Other study options
This course may have multiple study options available. For more information please complete the enquiry form below.

Semester 2

Bunbury - Full time, Part time

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 6 months
When Semester 2
Where Bunbury
How Full-Time
Other study options
This course may have multiple study options available. For more information please complete the enquiry form below.

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.

National ID State ID Title Qualification level Campus
MAA18 Auschem Accreditation - Risk Management in Pesticide Use Short Course Esperance
Harvey
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

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

MAB55 Pruning Short Course Margaret River

Description

A 2 day pruning course, ideal for workers in the viticulture industry. As part of this course, you will learn the best time for pruning, correct pruning techniques and the safe and effective use of equipment.

Certification

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

FDFWGG2003A - Hand Prune vines

MAA24 Quad Bike Training Short Course Manjimup

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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Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment

The perfect educational and career path for those who love to work in the great outdoors and have a passion for all things nature and science.

A diverse range of qualifications covering agriculture, horticulture and production nursery, landscaping, laboratory skills, viticulture and wine industry operations, conservation and land management.


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