Course Title: Control weeds

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3293 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 Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


155T Vocational Health and Sciences

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term1 2016

Course Contact: Bruce Partland

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99258323

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit covers the control of weeds and defines the standard required to: identify a range of weeds and beneficial organisms; plan and coordinate weed control activities; prepare and calibrate equipment;
conduct a site hazard identification and risk control assessment for weed control; apply a range of weed control methods and maintain records; monitor, record and report the effectiveness of controls.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

There are no pre-requisites for this Course.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

AHCPMG301A Control weeds


1. Assess weed infestation

2. Plan control measures

3. Implement control measures

4. Monitor control measures

Learning Outcomes

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.