W107608 - Horticultural worker

Horticultural worker

Broadspectrum is responsible for the majority of contracts and services provided at Puckapunyal Army Base. One of those contracts is the upkeep of the magnificent grounds to a standard reflective of the Australian military. This opportunity is for a student interested in pursuing a career in horticulture or garden maintenance. Learn about planting, leaf blowing, weeding, raking and general garden maintenance.

Broadspectrum provides an excellent opportunity for you as a young person living in the Seymour area. They are one of the largest employers in the region and are keen to employ local people. Job pathways with Broadspectrum are endless. Seize this opportunity to make a start and open your eyes to the world of work that exists at your doorstep.

Skills You Might Learn

Students will gain a range of skills as related to their horticultural studies including:

- Workplace communications
- OH&S basics
- Weed management
- General garden maintenance
- Planting
- Watering
- Garden bed management

Typical Tasks & Duties

During this placement, students will undertake a variety of horticulture tasks including:

- Weeding
- Planting
- Leaf blowing
- Raking leaves
- Shovelling

Students will work alongside Broadspectrum horticulture staff.

Student Requirements

Students must be enthusiastic and proactive during their placement. This means asking lots of questions, turning up on time, showing interest and being dedicated to the task. This employer might be looking for their next employees, so make a good impression with your eagerness and great attitude.

Students must present photo ID on arrival to the Army Base. They will collected at the entrance gate by their supervisor.

Dress Requirements

Steel capped work boots, work pants, work shirt and a hat. A high vis vest will be supplied.
Please bring a water bottle.

Special Transport Requirements

Students must be able to get to Puckapunyal by 7:00am.


  • AHC20416 - Certificate II in Horticulture
  • AHC30710 - Certificate III in Horticulture
Positions: 2 Positions
ID Number: W107608
Industry Area: AGRICULTURE
Location: Puckapunyal - Explore Region
Mode/Type: Structured Workplace Learning (SWL)
Attendance: There are two placements available, but each must be on a separate day. The hours for this placement are from 7:00am - 3:30pm.
Added By: Central Ranges Local Learning & Employment Network


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