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Identifying grasses

Course details

Name:Identifying grasses
Description:This workshop has been developed to extend participants' knowledge and skills beyond the basic recognition and collection techniques developed in the Certificate II Recognising Grasses.  
Cost:$390 (GST free)
Course aims:To assist participants to develop the skills and knowledge to identify grass species anywhere in NSW using botanical keys and to develop a professional quality reference herbarium.
Learning outcomes:
  • assist people identify grasses
  • develop recognition features for grasses in their local area and/or
  • create a reference for herbarium for themselves, staff or landholders
Length: 2 days
Course program/structure:
  • Understanding grass structures needed for grass identification
  • Preparing equipment and resources for grass collecting
  • Methods for collecting and handling of grass samples
  • Records, ethics and permits for collecting
  • Making a professional herbarium
  • Identifying grasses using botanical keys
Resources and method of delivery:

Participants will receive a workshop manual

Accreditation:This course has been mapped to the national unit of competency, AHCPCM502A - Collect and classify plants


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Other dates and locations are available on demand.

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