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The Gordon (RTO 3044)
Find out what it’s like to study at The Gordon!
Learn about what it takes to manage all aspects of a sports turf environment with a Diploma of Sports Turf Management (AHC51016).
You'll be equipped to deal with staff, machinery and irrigation systems; develop nutrient delivery programs; conduct trials; analyse results and undertake effective plant protection.
This occupation involves handling chemicals and machinery, so workplace health and safety measures are covered in this TAFE course to ensure that you and your staff are aware of best practice to keep the workplace safe.
You can choose to study online at your own pace or at The Gordon's East Geelong campus.
Assessment will take the form of:
To be eligible for this course, you must meet the following entry requirements:
Recognition of prior learning (RPL) may be available for skills and knowledge obtained through previous study or other relevant experience.
In this sports turf course, the units of competency you may study include:
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Diploma of Sports Turf Management (AHC51016) from Gordon Institute of TAFE.
You will be eligible to apply for supervisory, management and consultant positions in the turf management industry, across a range of different environments including golf courses, cricket pitches and football ovals.
By partnering closely with Deakin University, The Gordon also offers students access to unique pathway opportunities, credit transfers and dual-delivered qualifications - your learning journey doesn't end here!
Curious about where a career in agriculture could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
All course fees at The Gordon are comprised of tuition, student amenities, and materials costs. Depending on your personal circumstances, you may fall into one of the following fee categories:
You will pay the following additional fees for this course:
Course fees are payable within 14 days of enrolment. Alternatively, you may be eligible to apply for a payment plan.
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