Course Title: Control weeds

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3396 Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management

Course Title: Control weeds

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 70

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.

Course Contact: Dinah van Ruyven

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4287

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to plan and coordinate weed control activities.

This unit applies to workers in agriculture, horticulture or land management-based enterprises who are required to carry out the control of weed infestations using cultural, biological and chemical methods to provide effective, economical control of weeds while minimising damage to the environment.

The unit applies to workers who demonstrate autonomy and judgement and take limited responsibility in known contexts.


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

There are no pre-requisites for this unit

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

AHCPMG301 Control weeds


1. Assess weed infestation

2. Plan control measures

3. Implement weed control

4. Monitor control measures

Learning Outcomes

Please refer to Elements of Competency.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment may consist of written tests, in class activities, presentations & written reports.