Course Details - Horticulture (Woodville High School)

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Course TitleHorticulture
RegionWestern Adelaide Secondary Schools Network
Host OrganisationWoodville High School
Course Length2 semesters (1 year)
DescriptionThis course involves learning about the ecosystem of the garden: the rhythm of the seasons, the interaction of the soil, plants and animals that share the garden; planting, nurturing, picking, processing and eating your own food; using a variety of hand tools and power tools, and the integration of physical and intellectual work; possible future pathways in horticulture, agriculture or related industries; and working safely in a team and individually.
PathwaysArborist, Farmer, Florist, Forestry Worker, Gardener, Greenkeeper, Groundsperson, Horticultural Tradesperson, Landscape Architect, Landscape Gardener, Nursery Worker, Plant Propagator, Tree Surgeon, Turf Keeper, Viticulturalist, Winery Worker.
PrerequisitesC or better in English.
Special RequirementsPersonal protective equipment must be worn. Access to computers and the internet is assumed.
Delivery Location(s)Woodville High School, 11 Actil Avenue, St Clair, SA, 5011
Dates and Times35 weekly sessions at Woodville High School on Mondays from 08:30 until 15:00
Commencement date 05/02/18
Work Placement5 days
SACE DetailsSACE Stage 1, 60 SACE credits
QualificationCertificate II in Horticulture (National code TP000143)
RTOTAFE SA (National Code 41026)
Competencies
CompulsoryAHCPGD203APrune shrubs and small trees   (35 nominal hours)
 AHCSOL201ADetermine basic properties of soil and/or growing media   (20 nominal hours)
 AHCPGD202APrepare and maintain plant displays   (35 nominal hours)
 AHCINF203AMaintain properties and structures   (30 nominal hours)
 AHCPGD201APlant trees and shrubs   (20 nominal hours)
 AHCNSY201APot up plants   (20 nominal hours)
 AHCNSY202ATend nursery plants   (30 nominal hours)
 AHCIRG202A Assist with the operation of pressurised irrigation   (40 nominal hours)
 AHCOHS201AParticipate in OHS processes   (20 nominal hours)
 AHCWRK209AParticipate in environmentally sustainable work practices   (20 nominal hours)
 AHCNSY203AUndertake propagation activities   (30 nominal hours)
 AHCMOM203AOperate basic machinery and equipment   (20 nominal hours)
 AHCPMG201ATreat weeds   (40 nominal hours)
ElectiveAHCPCM201ARecognise plants   (40 nominal hours)
 AHCPMG202ATreat plant pests, diseases and disorders   (30 nominal hours)
Student Cost$135.00
This consists of $100 (GST free) Regional VET fee and $35 (GST included) for Personal Protective Equipment, payable to your Home School.
Home School Cost$425.00
This consists of $300 (GST free) course cost, $60 (including GST) for plants/resources and $65 (GST free) for excursions. This will be invoiced to the Home School from Woodville High School.
Cost NotesNil
Number Of StudentsMinimum    15
Maximum   20
Selection ProcessInterview
Orientation DetailsNil
Public TransportTorrens Road bus (stop 26) Circle Line bus (stops on school boundary) Train to Woodville Railway Station
Contact PersonMs Michelle Place, Phone 84459833, Email Michelle.Place191@schools.sa.edu.au
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