W111514 - Horticultural worker

Horticultural worker
Rowville Lakes Public Golf Course

Rare 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 the Rowville Lakes Public Golf Course. This SWL placement will be ideally suited to students studying Horticulture

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 Course and ensuring that appropriate OH&S procedures are followed. You will be involved in the course set up, preparation, improvements, raking bunkers and general turf management.

Student Requirements

Students should be comfortable with completing physical work. Students should bring equipment for working outdoors including a hat, gloves, work boots and sunscreen. Long hair should be tied back.

Dress Requirements

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

Special Transport Requirements

This location is best reached by bus or car.


  • AHC20416 - Certificate II in Horticulture
Positions: 1 Position
ID Number: W111514
Industry Area: AGRICULTURE
Location: Rowville - Explore Region
Mode/Type: Structured Workplace Learning (SWL)
Attendance: The day at a golf course starts at sunrise. So you must be comfortable with a 5.30am or 6.00am start (depending on season). Days of placement are negotiable.
Added By: Outer Eastern Local Learning & Employment Network


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