Course Title: Recognise plants

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3183 Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management

Course Title: Recognise plants

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

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Course Contact: Bruce Partland

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99258323

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Course Description

This competency standard covers the process of recognising plants thatare commonly encountered in horticulture or land management situations. Recognising plants is likely to be under routine supervision
with intermittent checking by supervisors, requires acknowledge of plant identification techniques, plant nomenclature, enterprise procedures for obtaining and supplying advice and information about
plants, and enterprise expectations about the range and number of plants to be recognised.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

There are none

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

RTC2016A Recognise plants


1. Prepare for plant recognition

2. Recognise specified plants

3. Complete recognition of plants

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Assessment may include verbal questioning and observation of record keeping