• Course Code
  • SUPLIFT013
  • Course Type
  • Accredited Course
  • Study mode
  • On Campus
  • Duration
  • 6 weeks
  • Starting Date
  • May 2019
  • Location
  • Bairnsdale
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Course Overview

Production horticulture skills uplift provides Gippsland locals with the necessary skills and competencies to gain entry-level employment that are relevant to the Gippsland region.

This skills uplift combines 11 units of competency identified by industry. All units are compulsory but if participants do not hold a manual licence and have held that for over one year then the medium rigid licence may be an elective. All units are delivered by TAFE Gippsland except for the unit TLILIC2015 Medium rigid vehicle licence that is delivered by a training organisation in Dandenong. This training may incur an additional cost.


Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday

Qualifications and Recognition

Upon successful completion of the course participants will receive a Certificate of Attainment from .

Career Opportunities

  • Farm hand
  • Forklift driver
  • Tractor driver
  • Medium Rigid Truck Driver

Opportunities for Further Study

Further Information

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

Mandatory entry requirements

  • All units are compulsory but if participants do not hold a manual licence and have held that for over one year then the medium rigid licence may be an elective.
  • Forklift minimum age of 18 and need to supply 100 point id, that includes a photograph and signature- i.e. licence, passport etc. at enrolment time
    For further information visit Worksafe https://www.worksafe.vic.gov.au/proof-identity-licence-applications


Not Applicable

Online requirement

Reliable internet connection


Course Cost

VET Student Loans

Not Applicable for this course

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Specialist Course Information

Specialist Course Information



Not Applicable

Pathway to Industry Licence

Not Applicable

Material and Equipment supplied by students

Not Applicable

Student Services

Support is available for students at every stage of the study journey. Please speak to any of our friendly reception or teaching staff.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Many TAFE Gippsland courses offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Click to learn more about RPL and how it can benefit you.

Course Structure

Course Modules

Course units
FSKNUM14 Calculate with whole numbers and familiar fractions, decimals and percentages for work
FSKRDG10 Read and respond to routine workplace information
FSKWTG09 Write routine workplace texts
FSKLRG14 Manage strategies for career progression
FSKDIG03 Use digital technology for routine workplace tasks
AHCMOM202 Operate tractors
AHCWRK205 Participate in workplace communications
AHCWRK206 Observe enterprise quality assurance procedures
AHCCHM303 Prepare And Apply Chemicals
AHCCHM304 Transport and store chemicals
FSKOCM07 Interact effectively with others at work
FSKLRG09 Use strategies to respond to routine workplace problems
TILILIC003 Licence to operate a forklift truck  
AHCWRK204 Work effectively in the industry


Not Applicable

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