Course Title: Plant trees and shrubs

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C2215 Certificate II in Conservation and Land Management

Course Title: Plant trees and shrubs

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 20

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 covers the process of manual planting of trees and shrubs and defines the standard required to: carry out ground preparation; excavate planting holes; apply suitable tree planting techniques for the tree species; inspect root ball quality; apply a range of treatments; apply post planting applications; monitor and record plantings.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

There are none

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

AHCPGD201A Plant trees and shrubs


1. prepare for planting operations

2. prepare trees and shrubs for planting

3. Inspect plants and report problems

4. Install trees, shrubs and/or other plants

Learning Outcomes

These are described above

Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course will include observation of student activities and reporting of activities