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Parks and Gardens - Certificate III (AHC31016-01V01)
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Study area: Environmental Studies 
National code: AHC31016  (Nationally Recognised Training)
Locations:
Location  Attendance  Duration  Commencing  Attendance days 
Yallah  Part Time Day  3 Years 21-Feb-2019  Tue, Thu 
Features: Apprenticeships, School trainees, TVET 
Description: Excited by beautiful local parks and gardens? Love to make greenscapes even more beautiful? Then the Certificate III in Parks and Gardens is the course for you.

Developed by expert horticulturalists, this course will teach you about:

- Pest management
- Plant nutrition
- Soils
- Turf establishment
- Environmental work practices

You can also learn skills from other selected areas, such as:

- Arboriculture
- Chemical use
- Irrigation
- Landscaping
- Parks and gardens
- Machinery operation

This nationally recognised qualification opens up employment opportunities such as a municipal gardener or horticulturalist and is an excellent way to turn your passion for nature into a career.

This course offers flexible delivery options and allows for Australian Apprenticeships. 
Entry requirements: There are no entry requirements for this qualification. 
Career opportunities: Parks and Gardens Tradesperson 
Support for students: TAFE NSW has a range of support services available including support for students with disabilities, extensive library and information services, career advice and counselling, children's centres and support for multicultural or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. No matter what your circumstances are, TAFE NSW can assist you in many ways. 
Course availability
Location: Yallah
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Offering name: Certificate III in Parks and Gardens - Non Apprentice Pathway 
Offering code: 19YLH-016 
Attendance mode: Part Time Day 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 3 Years
Scheduled attendance: Students will attend 6 blocks per year for 3 years with a block consisting of 4 days, blocks start Thursday and finishes Tuesday starting time is 7:30am and finishing at 3.30pm. Start date is the 21st of February, 2019 
Hours per week: 28 
Starting from: 21-Feb-2019 
About: Certificate III in Parks and Gardens - Non Apprentice Pathway.

This course is for people working or wanting to work in maintaining gardens and parks and horticulture. Local Councils choose this qualiifcation for their staff and it also provides you with all the knowledge you need to prune, weed, mow and plant.

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.
Applying and enrolling: Congratulations on deciding to enrol with TAFE NSW!

Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. The following steps will set you up to study with us:
Choose your course and where you want to study Assess your eligibility Obtain your Unique Student Identifier (USI)

If you have any queries, one of our friendly Customer Service Consultants would be happy to assist you.
Call 131 601 or send us an enquiry. We can help talk you through all your options.



Application next steps: Thanks for your application! A TAFE Illawarra staff member will soon be in contact to guide you through the next steps. 
Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Provider Code: 90003)

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 131 601 for further information and advice.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $2,190
Second qualification $2,620
NSW Apprenticeship $2,000
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Full Fee $10,990
Fee explanatory text: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government, and as a result your fee is determined through Training Services NSW formal eligibility criteria. This criteria will determine your exact fee. Students who meet additional specified criteria, may be eligible for a concession fee or a fee exemption. In claiming the concession or exemption students will be required to supply the required evidence to support the claim in accord with the requirements of Smart and Skilled eligibility.

Payment Plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.

To activate your eligibility you must pay the student fee component PRIOR to commencement of the learning activity.
Comments: First day of attendance is 21/2/2019 at TAFE NSW Yallah in Block A, Floor F, Room 1. Students will attend 6 blocks per year for 3 years with a block consisting of 4 days, blocks start Thursday and finishes Tuesday starting time is 7:30am and finishing at 3.30pm.

You must wear boots, shorts and a shirt and please bring a hat.

Thank you for choosing TAFE NSW for your learning experience; we are committed to your success. 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 131 601