WSQ Courses for Technicians (Level 2)

The Technician in the landscape industry is required to carry out defined work tasks with some independence and be able to react to changes in the work contexts by adjusting the application of skills.

The Arboriculture Technician performs arboriculture implementation and maintenance tasks that involve a combination of manual work and the use of specialised tools, equipment and automation, such as chainsaws. He/she may be required to work at heights, which may include the climbing of trees.

The Landscape Technician in the Horticulture and Turf Maintenance sub-sector performs maintenance tasks, using chemicals, tools and equipment independently, for the upkeep of hardscape and softscape at a landscape site.

The Nursery Technician supports nursery production and business

requirements. He/she performs plant propagation and related production activities, as well as plant care management tasks to ensure the health of planted stock. He/she may also support plant inventory management, nursery display, nursery sales and fulfilment activities and general housekeeping of the nursery premises.

 


ARBORICULTURE

WSQ HIGHER CERTIFICATE IN LANDSCAPE (ARBORICULTURE):

LNS-GNM-2001-1.1,  LNS-GNM-2021-1.1 Chainsaw Operation and Maintenance (Level 2)

LNS-GNM-2005-1.1 Tree Health Management (Level 2)

LNS-GNM-2006-1.1 Tree Pruning (Level 2)

LNS-WSH-2087-1.1 Hazards and Risk Control, and Policy Management (Level 2) 

MODULAR COURSES*:

LNS-GNM-2003-1.1 Tree Climbing and Aerial Rescue (Level 2)

*Does not make up full qualification

 

HORTICULATURE AND TURF MAINTENANCE
 WSQ HIGHER CERTIFICATE IN LANDSCAPE (HORTICULTURE AND TURF MAINTENANCE)

LNS-WSH-2087-1.1 Hazards and Risk Control, and Policy Management (Level 2)

LNS-GNM-2011-1.1 Horticultural Chemical Usage (Level 2)

LNS-GNM-2014-1.1 Plant Health Management And Disease Control (Level 2)

LNS-GNM-2016-1.1 Plant Pruning (Level 2)

LNS-GNM-2018-1.1 Turf Maintenance (Level 2)

PROGRESSIVE WAGE MODEL FOR LANDSCAPE TECHNICIAN (CHOOSE ANY 4)
 LNS-GNM-2011-1.1 Horticultural Chemical Usage (Level 2)
 LNS-GNM-2014-1.1 Plant Health Management And Disease Control (Level 2)
 LNS-GNM-2015-1.1 Plant Identification (Level 2)
 LNS-GNM-2016-1.1 Plant Pruning (Level 2)
 LNS-GNM-2017-1.1 Soil and Media Assessment and Remediation (Level 2)
 LNS-WSH-2087-1.1 Hazards and Risk Control, and Policy Management (Level 2)

NURSERY

WSQ HIGHER CERTIFICATE IN LANDSCAPE (NURSERY)

LNS-WSH-2087-1.1 Hazards and Risk Control, and Policy Management (Level 2)

LNS-GNM-2011-1.1 Horticultural Chemical Usage (Level 2)

LNS-GNM-2014-1.1 Plant Health Management And Disease Control (Level 2)

LNS- GNM-2017-1.1 Soil And Media Assessment And Remediation (Level 2)

LNS-OPR-2058-1.1 Plant Propagation and Production (Level 2)