This program is delivered over a 20 week period. Duration will vary depending upon how long a student takes to reach the required competency level.
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This course helps students learn the process of collecting and identifying plants using taxonomic keys. They also preserve plant specimens and learn the standards required to collect plant specimens, including information on plant location, characteristics and occurrence of specimens at the point of collection; clean, preserve, mount and label plant specimens; use a plant key to identify plants against the botanical description of the species; label preserved specimens.
This is an online course and students engage through Learnline, which is CDU's premier Learning Management Systems.
Credit transfers and advanced standing
Skills recognition is not applicable to this course. CDU's short courses are highly targeted courses designed to help you improve a specific skill. They will help you improve your career prospects, maintain currency in your field, or allow you to try out something completely new.
VET to Higher Education Pathway Mapping for completed Awards in the same field or discipline.
2023 fees for this course are $1,800.00.
International VET Package
Why study at CDU?
Whether you learn on campus or online, you will be studying with a proud multi-sector university that’s a leader in research and flexible study delivery. CDU is innovative, industry-relevant and student-centred. Our students are at the heart of all that we do.
- Benefit from smaller class sizes for more personalised attention
- Online learners receive the same support as their on-campus peers
- Enjoy inclusive, welcoming learning environments
- Utilise our deep connections with industry, businesses and communities in the Northern Territory, across Australia, and beyond
What will I study?
To achieve the vocational training program VTP392 Collect and Classify Plants a total of one (1) unit of competency must be completed as listed below.
Students will be issued with a Statement of Attainment upon successful completion.
The total Nominal Hours for this training program is 120.
|Code||Module/Unit of Competency||Hours|
|UNITS OF COMPETENCY|
|AHCPCM510||Collect and classify plants||120|
|Total nominal hours for the training program||120|
Students must have access to a workplace setting or environment that accurately represents workplace conditions. People who collect specimens for work do so in a wide variety of natural and artificial settings including national parks, reserves, agricultural land, and gardens.
Students will need to demonstrate an appropriate level of language, literacy and numeracy skills to undertake
this program. To ensure you have the right skills and support to succeed in your course, a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LL&N) evaluation helps identify any areas where you may need additional support to help you achieve your goals.
The people-first approach to flexibility and supportive learning environment at CDU meant I could find a balance with study, work and family life.
CDU graduates have the best career and employment prospects. International students have ranked CDU 1st in Australia for learning and living experience
This is a non-award course and a Statement of Attainment will be issued for nationally recognised units of competency successfully completed.
Location and study mode
Delivery at all locations is subject to sufficient demand and resources.
Study Mode: Online
|Email:Student.Central@cdu.edu.au. Phone: 1800 061 963 (free call).|
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How to apply
How to apply direct to CDU
Applications to CDU must be submitted online.
You will need a valid email address to create your online account.
Once you have started the application you will have the option of saving your application and resuming it at a later date.
There is no application fee when you apply online.
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