Structural Landscaping (Trade)

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Scope of work

  • Prepare, fabricate and erect carports, decking, fences, gazebos, pergolas, retaining walls of a height that do not require an engineering certification under a local law, and ornamental structures
  • Install prefabricated sheds, including associated concrete slabs, with a maximum floor area of 10m²
  • Install surface and subsoil drainage systems for landscaping work
  • Prepare site and lay paving or concrete, not intended to carry vehicular traffic, for landscaping
  • Incidental work of another class.

Qualifications required

Any one of the following:

  • successful completion of an apprenticeship, or traineeship, at level III or higher in Landscape Construction, including the following units of competency from Certificate III in Landscape Construction AHC30910:

    • AHCOHS301A — Contribute to OHS processes 
    • AHCBUS402A — Cost a project
    • AHCDRG301A — Install drainage systems
    • AHCLSC301A — Set out site for construction works
    • AHCLSC302A — Construct landscape features using concrete
    • AHCLSC303A — Construct brick and/or block structures and features
    • AHCLSC305A — Construct stone structures and features
    • AHCLSC306A — Implement a paving project
    • AHCLSC307A — Implement a retaining wall project
    • AHCPCM302A — Provide information on plants and their culture
    • AHCPGD301A — Implement a plant establishment program
    • AHCSOL302A — Construct a soil profile
    • AHCLSC304A — Erect timber structures and features
    • AHCLSC308A — Install metal structures and features
    • AHCLSC309A — Install water features
  • successful completion of Certificate III in Carpentry CPC30211
  • successful completion of Certificate III in Bricklaying/Blocklaying CPC30111
  • successful completion of a course the commission considers equivalent to the courses above
  • a recognition certificate as a qualified landscaper, carpenter or bricklayer

Managerial course

Completion of the approved managerial course.

Financial requirements

The relevant financial requirements in the board’s policies.

Licence grades

You can apply for this licence class as a:

Important note:

  • Interstate Applicants – may be eligible to obtain a licence through Mutual Recognition
  • Overseas Applicants – may have to have an overseas qualification assessed for equivalency prior to applying.

Registered Training Organisations

Registered Training Organisations issue formal qualifications to people who successfully complete training. Please note that this list is a guide only and subject to change. We strive to ensure that the information contained is accurate and up-to-date.

Other qualifications can be:

  • apprenticeship papers
  • documentation showing you successfully completed the appropriate course for this licence class
  • documentation showing you successfully completed an equivalent course for this licence class (e.g. similar modules)
  • recognition certificate
  • a qualification of statement of attainment of the required competency issued by an approved authority for the licence class.

Recognition of prior learning

If you do not hold a formal technical qualification, you may be able to obtain it through recognition of prior learning (RPL) by a Registered Training Organisation (RTO). The following RTOs may be able to provide RPL services for this licence class.
Assessment Technique S/T Construction Technique
Address: 
PO Box 5517, Stafford Heights QLD 4053 1187 Gympie Road, Aspley QLD 4034
Phone: 
1300 665 517
Fax: 
07 3263 2877
Email: 
andrew@stct.com.au
Contact: 
Andrew Kelly and Simon Kelly
Notes: 

Servicing Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast, Toowoomba, Maryborough, Rockhampton, Mackay, Townsville and Cairns

Australian Consolidated Training
Address: 
532 Seventeen Mile Rocks Road, Sinnamon Park Qld 4073
Phone: 
07 3372 3974
Email: 
admin@actassess.com.au
Contact: 
Leasa Vanohr
Notes: 

Online

Challenge Learning Institute
Address: 
PO Box 272, Redbank Qld 4301
Phone: 
07 3282 8000
Fax: 
07 3202 3782
Email: 
admin@challengeemployment.org.au
Horticultural Training Pty Ltd
Address: 
PO Box 134, Strathpine Qld 4500
Phone: 
07 3264 8613
Fax: 
07 3264 8775
Email: 
admin@horticulturaltraining.com.au
Masters in Building Training
Address: 
4/1311 Ipswich Road Rocklea QLD 4106
Phone: 
1300 642 457
Email: 
info@mibt.edu.au
Contact: 
Paul Lawrence
McLeod Training Organisation
Address: 
3/37-39 Anderson Street, Manunda Qld 4870
Phone: 
07 4033 0130
Fax: 
07 4054 6626
Email: 
kristy@industrytraining.org
Contact: 
Kristy Jamieson
TAFE Queensland - Brisbane
Address: 
Campuses located at South Bank, Alexandra Hills, Bracken Ridge, Caboolture, Grovely, Loganlea, Mount Gravatt, Redcliffe
Phone: 
1300 775 397
Email: 
RPLExpress.Brisbane@tafe.qld.edu.au
TAFE Queensland - East Coast
Address: 
Campuses located at Bundaberg, Fraser Coast, Gympie, Maroochydore, Mooloolaba, Nambour
Phone: 
1300 656 188
Email: 
EastCoast.RPL@tafe.qld.edu.au
TAFE Queensland - Gold Coast
Address: 
Campuses located at Ashmore, Coolangatta, Coomera and Southport
Phone: 
07 5581 8797
Email: 
gold.coast@tafe.qld.edu.au
TAFE Queensland - North
Address: 
PMB 1, Townsville Qld 4810
Phone: 
07 4750 5451
Email: 
RPL.North@tafe.qld.edu.au
TAFE Queensland - SkillsTech
Address: 
Campuses at Acacia Ridge, Alexandra Hills, Bracken Ridge, Eagle Farm
Phone: 
1800 654 447
Email: 
SkillsTech.Recognition@tafe.qld.edu.au
TAFE Queensland - South West
Address: 
Campuses at Bundamba, Toowoomba, Chinchilla, Dalby, Inala, Kingaroy, Nurenderi, Roma, Springfield and Warwick
Phone: 
1300 914 754
Email: 
southwest@tafe.qld.edu.au