Sports Turf Management Apprenticeships (Certificates II & III)

The Sportsturf Management Apprenticeship provides trainees with the skills and knowledge needed to work in sports turf based businesses such as golf courses, sporting grounds, local government, turf farms and maintenance contractors.

Over the course of the apprenticeship students 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. Students will also learn about pest and disease control, plant identification, irrigation, drainage and other factors necessary to the job in greens and grounds management.


AHC20916 - Certificate II in Sports Turf  Management  
    completion of 10 core units and 5 elective units


AHC31316 - Certificate III in Sports Turf Management
        completion 11 core units and 5 elective units

           Click here to download delivery and assessment standard

Core Units Core Units 
AHCCHM201 Apply chemicals under supervision AHCIRG331Install pressurised irrigation systems
AHCIRG217Assist with pressurised irrigation systems AHCMOM304 Operate machinery and equipment
AHCMOM203 Operate basic machinery and equipment AHCOHS301Contribute to WHS processes
AHCPGD201Plant trees and shrubs AHCPCM301 Implement a plant nutrition program
AHCPMG201 Treat weeds AHCPCM302 Provide information on plants and their culture
AHCPMG202Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders AHCPMG301 Control weeds
AHCSOL202Asssist with soil or growing media sampling and testingAHCPMG302 Control plant pests, diseases and disorders
AHCTRF202Prepare turf surfaces for play AHCTRF301Construct turf playing surfaces
AHCTRF204 Support turf establishment AHCTRF302 Establish turf
AHCWHS201Participate in work health and safety processes AHCTRF303AImplement a grassed area maintenance program
  AHCTRF305 Renovate sports turf
Elective Examples  
AHCPGD203Prune shrubs and small treesElective_Examples 
AHCWRK204Work effectively in the industryAHCDRG301              Install drainage systems
AHCPCM201Recognise plantsAHCCHM303Prepare and apply chemicals
AHCSOL201Determine basic properties of soil and/or growing mediaAHCCHM304Transport, handle and store chemicals
AHCMOM204 Undertake operational maintenance of machineryAHCWRK309 Apply environmentally sustainable work practices






















































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