This Certificate III in Sports Turf Management provides you with the necessary skills and knowledge that, when combined with workplace skills enhancement, will enable you to perform the work of a turf tradesperson.
Career opportunities, include:
- golf course foreman
- assistant superintendent
Pathways to further study:
- AHC51016 Diploma of Sports Turf Management.
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Studying the Certificate III in Sports Turf Management at Holmesglen
You will learn skills in the establishment and maintenance of recreational turf, the preparation of sports playing surfaces and the management of recreational and sports turf facilities.
You will also learn how to provide advice on turf irrigation, pest and disease control, and management practices.
To receive this qualification you must complete 11 core units and five elective units.
Elective units have been chosen by Holmesglen based on feedback from industry and staff qualifications.
If you have already completed other eligible elective units, these may be counted towards completion of this program.
||Contribute to work health and safety processes
||Provide information on plants and their culture
||Operate machinery and equipment
||Prepare and apply chemicals
||Transport and store chemicals
||Implement a plant nutrition program
||Renovate sports turf
||Implement a grassed area maintenance program
||Implement soil improvements for garden and turf areas
||Control plant pests, diseases and disorders
||Install pressurised irrigation systems
||Operate land-forming machinery and equipment
||Construct turf playing surfaces
||Apply environmentally sustainable work practices
| Code || Name |
|AHCWHS301||Contribute to work health and safety processes|
|AHCPCM302||Provide information on plants and their culture|
|AHCMOM304||Operate machinery and equipment|
|AHCCHM303||Prepare and apply chemicals|
|AHCCHM304||Transport and store chemicals|
|AHCPCM301||Implement a plant nutrition program|
|AHCTRF305||Renovate sports turf|
|AHCTRF303||Implement a grassed area maintenance program|
|AHCSOL303||Implement soil improvements for garden and turf areas|
|AHCPMG302||Control plant pests, diseases and disorders|
|AHCIRG331||Install pressurised irrigation systems|
|AHCMOM310||Operate land-forming machinery and equipment|
|AHCTRF301||Construct turf playing surfaces|
|AHCWRK309||Apply environmentally sustainable work practices|
Assessments are designed to provide learners with opportunities to demonstrate they have attained the required skills and knowledge using a range of practically based activities and tasks, as required by recognised standards
Apprenticeship: training agreement with a registered employer from a relevant industry.
Prior to enrolment or commencement of training you will be required to complete a literacy and numeracy assessment and a pre-training interview. These will assist with determining your suitability to the course, verify your training plan, and identify any learning support needs.
Recognition of prior learning
You may be able to shorten the length of your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen. Read more about Recognition of Prior Learning, Credits and Advanced Standing.
Qualification and recognition
Upon completion, you will receive the AHC31316 Certificate III Sports Turf Management.
Connections with industry
This course is run in accordance with the National Industry Competency Standards for turf.
How to apply
Visit How to Apply for more information on the application process.
A training contract must be completed by the employer and apprentice within the first two weeks of employment.
A representative from the Australian Apprenticeship Support Network will visit the workplace to complete the training contract with the employer and the apprentice.
Visit australianapprenticeships.gov.au for more information.
If you have further questions about your application, please contact the department:
1300 639 888
Holmesglen may engage third parties to recruit students on behalf of the institute. Third party recruiters receive a commission and this will not impact on your fees.
Find out more about your rights and obligations as a student and the services we provide at Holmesglen.
|Tuition fees (GST exempt)
|Gov. subsidised Apprenticeship||$4,794.00|
Additional costs may apply to students who may require a Working With Children Check, National Police Check, consumables such as learning resources, personal protective equipment/clothing and immunisation costs as relevant to the course requirements.
All fees are indicative only. Your fees will be calculated on your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment. Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth funding. Find out more about paying for your course.
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