Course Title: Recognise plants

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C2215 Certificate II in Conservation and Land Management

Course Title: Recognise plants

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

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Course Contact: Bruce Partland

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 8323

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Course Description

This unit covers the process of recognising plants that are commonly encountered in horticulture or land management situations and defines the standard required to: inspect and research enterprise plants; observe and record the habits; characteristics and significant features of plants; use available processes to recognise plants; update a plant reference collection.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

There are none

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

AHCPCM201A Recognise plants


1. Prepare for plant recognition

2. recognise specified plants

3. update the reference collection

Learning Outcomes

These are described above

Overview of Assessment

This will include observation of student working in the field.