Course Title: Recognise plants

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3396 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 9925 8323

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Course Description

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to recognise commonly encountered plants. Plants include desired species as well as weeds.

It applies to individuals who work under general supervision and exercise limited autonomy with some accountability for their own work. They undertake defined activities and work in a structured context.


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:

AHCPCM201 Recognise plants


1. Prepare for plant recognition

2. Recognise specified plants

3. Update the reference collection

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Assessment may consist of in class activities, presentations, reports and observation in the workplace.