W111633 - Horticultural worker

Horticultural worker
Maroondah City Council

A fantastic opportunity for those who want to work outdoors whilst learning on the job! Students who enjoy being outside and maintaining lawns and gardens will find this an enjoyable opportunity to complete their SWL hours with Maroondah City Council – Golf and Sports fields.

Skills You Might Learn

Students have an opportunity to attain a broad range of skills while on placement. These include valuable general employability skills such as; - Communication, - Teamwork, - Problem solving, - Self-management, - Planning and organising. Students also attain vital industry skills related to their studies such as; - Hands-on practical experience, - Working in real-life scenarios and environments, - Working with tools and equipment necessary to the occupation, - Liaising and working with colleagues, internal customers and external customers.

Typical Tasks & Duties

Students will be observing and assisting experienced groundsmen at the Golf Courses and other council owned sports fields and ensuring that appropriate OH&S procedures are followed. You will be involved in the course set up, preparation, improvements and general turf management.

Student Requirements

Students should be comfortable with completing physical work. Students should bring equipment for working outdoors including a hat and steel capped work boots.

Dress Requirements

Students are required to wear a hat, gloves, work boots, clothes suitable for outdoors work and sunscreen

Special Transport Requirements

The starting point for the placement would be negotiated with employer - could be Ringwood or Dorset Golf Courses or the Croydon Council Depot in Lincoln Road.

RELATED COURSES INCLUDE

  • AHC20416 - Certificate II in Horticulture
Positions: 1 Position
ID Number: W111633
Industry Area: AGRICULTURE
Location: Ringwood - Explore Region
Mode/Type: Structured Workplace Learning (SWL)
Attendance: To be negotiated with the employer
Added By: Outer Eastern Local Learning & Employment Network

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