About this course

Always wondered what that random grass was? or you have a species that you have never seen before growing in your pastures? You are able to bring along some grass specimens that you cannot identify from home and find out what it really is. The course aim is to provide a range of skills to recognise a range of native and exotic grasses from your local area, and also includes training in the use of a field guide to aid you in the identification of grass species.

Who should attend the course? Weeds professionals, agency staff and producers

The course aims to develop knowledge and skills in:
  • Recognition of common plants
  • Recognition of nominated plants considered to be weeds
  • Recording of features of nominated plants

At a glance:

Location: Statewide
Course duration: 2 days
Start date: Multiple intakes
Number of units: 1
Indicative fees: $TBA GST-free. Nil to eligible applicants
Accredited Course: Yes

Details

  1. Prepare for plant recognition
  2. Recognise specified plants
  3. Update the reference collection

$TBA GST-free

Nil to eligible applicants

You may be eligible for funding through the Smart and Skilled program. To find out whether you are eligible, contact a training coordinator in your area.

Day one

  • Identifying features of plants
  • Recognition features of nominated plants
  • Recording features of nominated plants

Day two

  • Identifying features of plants
  • Recognition features of nominated plants
  • Recording features of nominated plants

Please note: This program may vary due to venue, weather and client requirements.

  • This course is delivered using both indoor and outdoor instruction.

There are no entry requirements for this course.

This course is mapped to the national unit of competency AHCPCM201 - Recognise plants



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