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Native plant propagation course

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Sustainability Hub at Grantham Heritage Park

71 Seven Hills Road South

Seven Hills, NSW 2147

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Here is a great opportunity to learn learn some new skills in propagating native Australian plants.

Blacktown City Council in partnership with Blue Mountains TAFE is running a 'Native Plant Propagation' course running over several weeks every Tuesday starting 29 August, until December.

About the course
The couse is is suitable for anyone with an interest in native Australian plants, people wanting to start or change careers and looking for something to kickstart this change, or those wanting to follow their passions of gardening and the environment.

This fantastic course will cover four accredited units of study including:

AHCNAR305 Collect native seed
AHCNSY202 Care for Nursery plants
AHCNSY203 Undertake propagation activities
AHCWHS301 Contribute to WHS processes

The course could provide you with a pathway to further study and formal qualifications in horticulture or conservation and land management through TAFE.

Students are expected to attend all weekly sessions as knowledge will be built up over several weeks with project based work.

Where
The course will run from the Sutainability Hub at Grantham Heritage Park in Seven Hills (71 Seven Hills Road South, Seven Hills). This site is a great learning environment with training gardens, bush tucker garden, outdoor classroom, and greenhouse. There will also be several field trips to plant nursarys and nature reserves.

Cost
This skillset course is delivered through TAFE and is fee exempt for Australian citizens and permanent residents.

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If you are keen to sign up and can commmit to the course which runs on Tuesday's then register your details here. We will then be in touch before the commencement date with further details about enrollment.


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