Certificate II in Sports Turf Management

This qualification provides an occupational outcome in green-keeping. The sports turf industry expects this qualification to be achieved to meet job outcomes at this level.


Packaging Rules

Completion of fifteen (15) units made up of ten (10) core units and five (5) elective units.


a maximum of five (5) units may be selected from units aligned to Certificates II or III in AHC10 or from any other currently endorsed training package or accredited course. Selected units must be relevant to job outcomes in the turf industry.


Occupational Health and Safety

add topic AHCOHS201A Participate in OHS processes


add topic AHCCHM201A Apply chemicals under supervision


add topic AHCIRG206A Maintain pressurised irrigation systems

Machinery operation and maintenance

add topic AHCMOM203A Operate basic machinery and equipment

Pest management

add topic AHCPMG201A Treat weeds

add topic AHCPMG202A Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders

Parks and gardens

add topic AHCPGD201A Plant trees and shrubs


add topic AHCTRF202A Prepare turf surfaces for play

add topic AHCTRF204A Support turf establishment


add topic AHCWRK209A Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices


    Qualification pathways

    Pathways into the qualification

    This qualification may be accessed by direct entry.

    Pathways from the qualification

    Further training pathways from this qualification include, but are not limited to, Certificate III in Sports Turf Management.

    Australian Apprenticeships

    This qualification is suitable for an Australian Apprenticeship.

    Licensing considerations

    There are no specific licences that relate to this qualification.

    Job roles

    Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:


    Assistant green keeper

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Licensing Information

Refer to Pathways Information

Employability Skills


Employability Skill

Industry/enterprise requirements for this qualification include:


Listening and understanding

Speaking clearly and directly

Reading and interpreting workplace related documentation


Working as an individual and a team member

Working with diverse individuals and groups


Solving problems individually or in teams

Initiative and enterprise

Adapting to new situations

Planning and organising

Collecting analysing and organising information

Taking initiative and making decisions within workplace role

Participating in continuous improvement and planning


Taking responsibility at the appropriate level


Learning in order to accommodate change


Using technology and related workplace equipment

Using basic technology skills

Applying OHS knowledge when using technology