Course Title: Implement revegetation works

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2015

Course Code: AGRI5027C

Course Title: Implement revegetation works

School: 155T Vocational Health and Sciences

Campus: City Campus

Program: C3293 - Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management

Course Contact: Bruce Partland

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99258323

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Nominal Hours: 80

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.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

There are no pre-requisites for this Course.

Course Description

This unit covers the process of implementing revegetation works and defines the standard required to: prepare the site for revegetation works; conduct a site hazard identification and risk control assessment;
recognise and treat plant diseases on a revegetation site; treat weeds and competing plants; carry out revegetation works; and clean and maintain the revegetated site.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

AHCNAR303A Implement revegetation works


1. Prepare equipment and materials.

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Tools and materials are selected for the task to be undertaken according to manufacturer guidelines and Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) regulations.
1.2 Plant materials are identified, obtained and stored according to enterprise guidelines.

1.3 Labour and machinery requirements are estimated and organised.
1.4. Schedule of works is prepared and provided to management/client.


2. Prepare the revegetation site.

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Site hazards are identified, risks assessed and suitable risk controls implemented.
2.2 Site preparation is undertaken according to planting plan and/or supervisor’s instructions.
2.3 Soil ameliorants are used, if necessary, according to plan specifications.
2.4 Revegetation site is marked out according to supervisor’s directions and/or plans.        
2.5 All competing plants, debris and pollutants are treated according to the plan specifications and risk controls implemented.
2.6 Treatments are selected according to the risk controls selected and applied according to documented guidelines and manufacturer instructions.
2.7. Protective structures are installed where indicated by the risk controls implemented.


3. Effect revegetation works

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Revegetation works are implemented according to enterprise guidelines.
3.2 All plants materials are inspected prior to revegetation works and defective materials are discarded.
3.3 Plant materials to be installed are treated according to documented guidelines.
3.4 Plant materials are installed according to planting program.
3.5 Remedial action is undertaken to ensure all of the revegetation program requirements have been implemented.
3.6. Potential threats to revegetation works are identified and reported.


4. Maintain revegetated site

Performance Criteria:

4.1 Site is maintained according to the planting program requirements.
4.2 Remedial action and plant protection is undertaken according to the needs of the species.
4.3. Tools and equipment are cleaned, maintained and stored consistent with manufacturer specifications.


Learning Outcomes

Details of Learning Activities


A variety of in-class workshops, Quizzes and demonstrations, including:

1. Interpreting a Restoration Plan

2. Preparing a Schedule of works incl. requirements for plant material, tools, methods

2. Risk and Hazard ID

3. Plant installation in a variety of soils and habitats

4. Plant protection methods

5. Reporting

Teaching Schedule

Last Thursday and Friday of each month unless otherwise informed.

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


Other Resources

Overview of Assessment

Assessment will be based on direct observation of on-the-job work processes; Third party endorsement by work supervisor Matthew Butt and / or Aboriginal mentors; class-room exercises and quizzes.

Assessment Tasks

1. Written assignment: Schedule of works (incl site preparation, plant material, tools, installation, safety, clean-up, maintenance and monitoring.

2. Written Risk assessment and hazard control

3. Peer assessed Practical demonstration of planting and protection methods.

Assessment Matrix

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