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.


AHC20910 - Certificate II in Sports Turf  Management 
    completion of 10 core units and 5 elective units

AHC31310 - Certificate III in Sports Turf Management
        completion 12 core units and 3 elective units

Core Units Core Units 
AHCCHM201A Apply chemicals under supervision AHCIRG302AInstall irrigation systems
AHCIRG206AMaintain pressurised irrigation systems AHCMOM304A Operate machinery and equipment
AHCMOM203A Operate basic machinery and equipment AHCOHS301AContribute to OHS processes
AHCOHS201AParticipate in OHS processes AHCPCM301A Implement a plant nutrition program
AHCPGD201A Plant trees and shrubs AHCPCM302A Provide information on plants and their culture
AHCPMG201ATreat weeds AHCPMG301A Control weeds
AHCPMG202ATreat plant pests, diseases and disorders AHCPMG302A Control plant pests, diseases and disorders
AHCTRF202APrepare turf surfaces for play AHCTRF301AConstruct turf playing surfaces
AHCTRF204A Support turf establishment AHCTRF302A Establish turf
AHCWRK209AParticipate in environmentally sustainable work practicesAHCTRF303A Implement a grassed area maintenance program
  AHCTRF305A Renovate sports turf
Elective ExamplesAHCWRK313AImplement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
AHCPGD203APrune shrubs and small trees  
AHCWRK204AWork effectively in the industryElective Examples
AHCPCM201ARecognise plantsAHCDRG301AInstall drainage systems
AHCSOL201ADetermine basic properties of soil and/or growing mediaAHCCHM303APrepare and apply chemicals
AHCMOM204A Undertake operational maintenance of machineryAHCCHM304A Transport, handle and store chemicals





















































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