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  • Entry requirements
    This course is for people who work in the horticulture industry, or have a commercial interest or desire to work in amenity horticulture.
  • Academic Title
    Horticulture Studies Statement of Attainment (NRT) - Armidale Campus
  • Course description
    Group 1 LEVEL 1 UNITS

    At least 1 module/unit must be completed

    Modules/Units    Name    Hrs    National Module(s)
    RTC1006A     Support nursery work     20     
    RTC1201A     Maintain the workplace     10     
    RTC1202A     Support landscape work     20     
    RTC1301A     Operate basic machinery and equipment     20     
    RTC1302A     Assist with routine maintenance of machinery and equipment     20     
    RTC1701A     Follow basic chemical safety rules     5     
    RTC1801A     Prepare for work     10     
    RTC2701A     Follow OHS procedures     15     
    RTD1501A     Support natural area conservation     20     
    RTE1005A     Support horticultural production     20     
    RTE1601A     Support irrigation work     20     
    RTF1002A     Support arboricultural work     20     
    RTF1003A     Support turf work     20     
    RTF1004A     Support gardening work     20     
    RTF1007A     Support floricultural production     20     


    Group 2 LEVEL 2 UNITS


    At least 1 module/unit must be completed

    Modules/Units    Name    Hrs    National Module(s)

    RTC2005A     Fell small trees     20     
    RTC2012A     Plant trees and shrubs     20     
    RTC2016A     Recognise plants     20     
    RTC2026A     Undertake propagation activities     20     
    RTC2203A     Conduct visual inspection of park facilities     20     
    RTC2209A     Install, maintain and repair fencing     20     
    RTC2210A     Maintain properties and structures     20     
    RTC2301A     Undertake operational maintenance of machinery     30     
    RTC2304A     Operate and maintain chainsaws     30     
    RTC2306A     Operate vehicles     30     
    RTC2307A     Operate machinery and equipment     30     
    RTC2309A     Operate tractors     30     
    RTC2401A     Treat weeds     30     
    RTC2404A     Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders     20     
    RTC2701A     Follow OHS procedures     15     
    RTC2702A     Observe environmental work practices     15     
    RTC2704A     Provide basic first aid     10     
    RTC2705A     Work effectively in the industry     10     
    RTC2706A     Apply chemicals under supervision     15     
    RTC2801A     Participate in workplace communications     10     
    RTD2004A     Collect, prepare and preserve plant specimens     20     
    RTD2022A     Carry out natural area restoration works     30     
    RTD2202A     Conduct erosion and sediment control activities     20     
    RTD2206A     Install aggregate paths     20     
    RTD2312A     Inspect machinery for plant, animal and soil material     15     
    RTD2313A     Clean machinery of plant, animal and soil material     15     
    RTD2402A     Clear features that harbour pest animals     20     
    RTE2003A     Carry out postharvest operations     20     
    RTE2006A     Carry out basic canopy maintenance     20     
    RTE2010A     Establish horticultural crops     20     
    RTE2018A     Regulate crops     20     
    RTE2021A     Support horticultural crop harvesting     20     
    RTE2028A     Undertake field budding and grafting     20     
    RTE2205A     Fabricate and repair metal or plastic structures     20     
    RTE2308A     Operate ride-on vehicles     20     
    RTE2503B     Observe and report on weather     20     
    RTE2601A     Assist with the operation of gravity fed irrigation     20     
    RTE2602A     Assist with the operation of pressurised irrigation systems     20     
    RTE2603A     Lay irrigation and/or drainage pipes     20     
    RTE2604A     Maintain drainage systems     20     
    RTE2605A     Maintain gravity fed irrigation systems     20     
    RTE2606A     Maintain pressurised irrigation systems     20     
    RTE2607A     Install micro-irrigation systems     20     
    RTE2707B     Follow site quarantine procedures     20     
    RTE2902B     Collect and record production data     20     
    RTF2001A     Apply a range of treatments to trees     30     
    RTF2008A     Maintain indoor plants     20     
    RTF2009A     Perform above ground pruning     20     
    RTF2013A     Pot-on plants     20     
    RTF2014A     Prepare and maintain plant displays     20     
    RTF2015A     Prepare turf surfaces for play     30     
    RTF2017A     Prune shrubs and small trees     30     
    RTF2019A     Renovate grassed areas     20     
    RTF2020A     Assist with turf construction     20     
    RTF2023A     Support turf establishment     30     
    RTF2024A     Tend nursery plants     20     
    RTF2025A     Transplant small trees     15     
    RTF2027A     Undertake standard climbing techniques     20     
    RTF2204A     Construct low-profile timber or modular retaining walls     30     
    RTF2207A     Protect trees during construction work     20     
    RTF2208A     Lay paving     30     
    RTF2211A     Prepare a grave site     10     
    RTF2215A     Assist with landscape construction work     30     
    RTF2311A     Undertake stump removal     10     
    RTF2504A     Determine basic properties of soil/growing media     25     


    Group 3 LEVEL 3 UNITS

    At least 1 module/unit must be completed

    Modules/Units    Name    Hrs    National Module(s)
    HLTFA301B     Apply first aid     15     
    NSWTHAZ301A     Manage residues in product     20     
    RTC3016A     Provide information on plants and their culture     50     
    RTC3201A     Conduct operational inspection of park facilities     30     
    RTC3206A     Erect timber structures and features     40     
    RTC3211A     Implement a maintenance program for an aquatic environment     50     
    RTC3218A     Undertake a site assessment     40     
    RTC3310A     Operate specialised machinery and equipment     40     
    RTC3401A     Control weeds     40     
    RTC3404A     Control plant pests, diseases and disorders     40     
    RTC3701A     Respond to emergencies     30     
    RTC3704A     Prepare and apply chemicals     15     
    RTC3705A     Transport, handle and store chemicals     15     
    RTC3805A     Coordinate work site activities     40     
    RTD3034A     Implement revegetation works     40     
    RTE3002A     Co-ordinate a crop regulation program     30     
    RTE3003A     Coordinate horticultural crop harvesting     30     
    RTE3013A     Implement a postharvest program     30     
    RTE3030A     Harvest horticultural crops mechanically     30     
    RTE3305A     Install and terminate extra low voltage wiring systems     30     
    RTE3307A     Coordinate machinery and equipment maintenance and repair     30     
    RTE3506A     Monitor weather conditions     30     
    RTE3601A     Install irrigation systems     30     
    RTE3603A     Install drainage systems     30     
    RTE3604A     Troubleshoot drainage systems     30     
    RTE3605A     Troubleshoot irrigation systems     30     
    RTE3607A     Measure irrigation delivery system performance     30     
    RTE3611A     Operate pressurised irrigation systems     30     
    RTE3612A     Implement a maintenance program for an irrigation system     30     
    RTE3713A     Carry out workplace OHS procedures     30     
    RTE3714A     Maintain and monitor environmental work practices     30     
    RTE3801A     Provide on-job training support     30     
    RTE3819A     Process customer complaints     30     
    RTE3904A     Keep records for a primary production business     40     
    RTE3907A     Use hand-held e-business tools     40     
    RTF3001A     Construct turf playing surfaces     40     
    RTF3004A     Implement a grassed area maintenance program     30     
    RTF3005A     Deliver and promote sales of plants     30     
    RTF3007A     Fell large trees     40     
    RTF3010A     Establish turf     40     
    RTF3011A     Implement a plant establishment program     40     
    RTF3012A     Implement a plant nutrition program     30     
    RTF3014A     Implement a propagation plan     50     
    RTF3015A     Implement a tree maintenance program     30     
    RTF3017A     Implement a tree pruning program     40     
    RTF3018A     Implement a tree transplanting program     30     
    RTF3019A     Remove trees in confined spaces     40     
    RTF3020A     Install and maintain interior plant displays     40     
    RTF3021A     Maintain nursery plants     40     
    RTF3023A     Monitor turf health     30     
    RTF3025A     Prepare specialised plants     40     
    RTF3026A     Receive and dispatch plants and other nursery products     20     
    RTF3027A     Renovate sports turf     30     
    RTF3028A     Perform specialist amenity pruning     30     
    RTF3031A     Undertake complex tree climbing     40     
    RTF3032A     Install cable and bracing     20     
    RTF3033A     Implement a maintenance program for hydroponic systems     40     
    RTF3035A     Implement a tree protection program     30     
    RTF3036A     Plan and establish plant displays     40     
    RTF3203A     Construct brick and/or block structures and features     40     
    RTF3204A     Construct concrete structures and features     40     
    RTF3207A     Implement a landscape maintenance program     30     
    RTF3208A     Install metal structures and features     30     
    RTF3215A     Install hydroponic systems     40     
    RTF3216A     Install water features     30     
    RTF3217A     Set out site for construction works     40     
    RTF3219A     Construct stone structures and features     40     
    RTF3220A     Implement a paving project     30     
    RTF3221A     Implement a retaining wall project     40     
    RTF3503A     Sample soils and analyse results     40     
    RTF3510A     Design and prepare growing media     30     
    RTF3702A     Undertake aerial rescue     60     
    WRRCS3B     Interact with customers     36     
    WRRM3B     Co-ordinate merchandise presentation     36     
    WRRS2B     Advise on products and services     27     


    Group 4 LEVEL 4 UNITS

    At least 1 module/unit must be completed

    Modules/Units    Name    Hrs    National Module(s)

    BSBCMN405A     Analyse and present research information     30     
    RTC4024A     Recommend plants and cultural practices     70     
    RTC4206A     Supervise landscape project works     60     
    RTC4306A     Supervise maintenance of machinery and equipment     50     
    RTC4701A     Implement and monitor the enterprise OHS program     15     
    RTC4702A     Minimise risks in the use of chemicals     25     
    RTC4703A     Plan and implement a chemical use program     25     
    RTC4905A     Cost a project     40     
    RTC4908A     Supervise work routines and staff performance     40     
    RTC4911A     Operate within a budget framework     40     
    RTD4020A     Plan the implementation of revegetation works     60     
    RTD4303A     Prepare safe operating procedures for calibration of equipment     25     
    RTD4406A     Implement pest management action plans     40     
    RTD4510A     Supervise natural area restoration works     50     
    RTD4811A     Provide information on environmental issues and policies     50     
    RTD4910A     Report on project     50     
    RTE4002A     Develop a crop regulation program     40     
    RTE4012A     Supervise horticultural crop harvesting     40     
    RTE4511A     Develop a soil use map for a property     40     
    RTE4604A     Determine seasonal irrigation scheduling tasks     40     
    RTE4605A     Schedule irrigations     40     
    RTE4606A     Supervise on-site irrigation and construction work     40     
    RTE4607A     Plan on site irrigation system installation and construction work     40     
    RTE4608A     Plan and co ordinate gravity-fed irrigation systems     40     
    RTE4609A     Implement, monitor and adjust irrigation schedules     40     
    RTE4812A     Coordinate customer service and network activities     40     
    RTE4913A     Analyse and interpret production data     40     
    RTE4914A     Participate in an e-business supply chain     40     
    RTE4915A     Implement and monitor quality assurance procedures     30     
    RTF4001A     Design plant displays     40     
    RTF4003A     Plan a plant establishment program     40     
    RTF4004A     Develop a plant nutrition program     40     
    RTF4005A     Develop a sports turf maintenance program     40     
    RTF4006A     Plan a tree pruning program     30     
    RTF4007A     Prepare a garden design     100     
    RTF4014A     Plan a growing-on program     30     
    RTF4015A     Plan a propagation program     30     
    RTF4016A     Plan a tree protection program     30     
    RTF4017A     Plan a tree transplanting program     30     
    RTF4019A     Prepare and implement plans to minimise tree stress     40     
    RTF4021A     Plan the removal of trees     40     
    RTF4023A     Promote plant health     40     
    RTF4514A     Develop soil survey maps     40     
    WRRI5A     Maintain and order stock     36     
    WRRLP4B     Maintain store security     18     
    WRRO1B     Manage merchandise and store presentation     30     
    WRRS4B     Build relationships with customers     20     


    Group 5 LEVEL 5 UNITS


    At least 1 module/unit must be completed

    Modules/Units    Name    Hrs    National Module(s)

    RTC5011A     Collect and classify plants     120     
    RTC5201A     Conduct comprehensive inspection of park facilities     60     
    RTC5504A     Develop a management plan for a designated area     150     
    RTC5520A     Manage parks and reserves     120     
    RTC5701A     Establish and maintain the enterprise OHS program     50     
    RTC5702A     Develop and manage a chemical use strategy     50     
    RTC5801A     Provide specialist advice to clients     150     
    RTC5908A     Prepare estimates, quotes and tenders     80     
    RTC5913A     Collect and manage data     50     
    RTC5914A     Prepare reports     40     
    RTD5402A     Develop a strategy for the management of target pests     120     
    RTE5006A     Plan and manage long-term weed, pest and/or disease control in crops     100     
    RTE5015A     Manage the harvest of agricultural and horticultural crops     100     
    RTE5016A     Develop production plans for crops     100     
    RTE5304A     Implement a machinery management system     100     
    RTE5524A     Develop and implement sustainable land use strategies     100     
    RTE5525A     Manage trial and/or research material     100     
    RTE5601A     Audit irrigation systems     100     
    RTE5602A     Design irrigation system maintenance and monitoring programs     100     
    RTE5603A     Design irrigation, drainage and water treatment systems     100     
    RTE5606A     Manage water systems     100     
    RTE5807A     Manage staff     100     
    RTE5901A     Develop a marketing plan     100     
    RTE5902A     Develop and review a business plan     100     
    RTE5903A     Plan, implement and review a quality assurance program     100     
    RTE5906A     Monitor and review business performance     100     
    RTE5912A     Plan and monitor production processes     100     
    RTE5920A     Negotiate and monitor contracts/commercial agreements     100     
    RTE5921A     Market products and services     100     
    RTF5001A     Develop a horticultural production plan     200     
    RTF5004A     Manage landscape projects     140     
    RTF5005A     Manage plant health     160     
    RTF5008A     Plan the establishment of sports turf playing surfaces     160     
    RTF5009A     Plan the restoration of parks and gardens     100     
    RTF5010A     Prepare a landscape project design     300     
    RTF5012A     Manage a controlled growing environment     100     
    RTF5013A     Manage plant cultural practices for amenity horticulture     200     
    RTF5018A     Assess trees     200     
    RTF5302A     Develop a plan for a hydroponic system     100     
    RTF5506A     Develop and implement a streetscape management plan     140     
    RTF5521A     Monitor and manage soils     140     


    Group 887 ENRICHMENT

    You may choose modules/units from this group but they do not count towards

    course completion

    Modules/Units    Name    Hrs    National Module(s)
    5599GB     Workplace applications 1     40     

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