This course is run over 12 months and is set up for people working in Horticulture industry as trainees

 

Core Units

  • Follow OHS procedures
  • Observe environmental work practices
  • Work effectively in the industry
  • Participate in workplace communications

Electives – can be altered

  • Undertake propagation activities
  • Undertake operational maintenance of machinery
  • Operate machinery and equipment
  • Operate tractors
  • Provide basic first aid
  • Apply chemicals under supervision
  • Control plant pests, diseases and disorders
  • Carry out post harvest operations
  • Carry out canopy maintenance
  • Establish horticultural crops
  • Support horticultural crop harvesting
  • Maintain pressurized irrigation systems
  • Operate pressurized irrigation systems
  • Sample soils and analyse results