Manage Seed Collection

Course Code
RTF40703SC
Course Type
Short Course; Accredited Course
Course Level
Skills Building
Unit Code
FPIFGM004A - Manage Seed Collection
Department
Horticulture and Floristry
Course Location
Morwell
Course Duration
Part Time: 1 Session
Course Cost
$80.
Study Modes
On Campus; Part Time (Day)
Enquiries

Contact the Short Course Hotline to express your interest in this course.
Phone:  1300 657 261
Fax:      1300 094 661
Email:  shortcourses@gippstafe.edu.au

Course Overview

This unit includes the work undertaken in seed orchards and seed collection areas in plantations and in native forests. This work is based on a production and planting program

Course content

The elements covered within this unit are as follows:

  • Seed orchards; native forests; soft and hardwoods; rainforest; understory plants
  • Individuals/bodies/groups liaised with
  • Legislation, regulations, standards
  • Heritage and other issues
  • Impacts on provenances and species to be collected
  • Seed characteristics
  • Implementation issues
  • Environmental considerations
  • Method of collection
  • Those who will collect the seed
  • Landholders
  • Documentation
  • Qualities of the seed
Designed for  

•    Land Care Organisations
•    Farm Management
•    Seed Collection and Supply
•    Seed Banks

Qualifications And Recognition

Upon completion of this course, students will be issued with a Statement of Attainment.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

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Assessment

Practical demonstrations, written record keeping.

Course Times

Semester Two short courses will be released in June