Heritage Gardener 6 Months Course

Brief Job Description: A Heritage Gardener primarily works on the conservation
of historic gardens and parks-heritage gardens, botanical gardens, national
parks etc. S/he primarily works on the maintenance and conservation of the
Formal Gardens and Shrubbery and other areas of historic landscape if required.
S/he is responsible for maintaining the softscape and hardscape inline with the
design.
Personal Attributes: A Heritage Gardener must have the ability to prioritize tasks.
S/he must possess decent communication skills and high physical stamina. S/he
must possess a high degree of visual awareness and manual dexterity.

Heritage Gardener 6 Months Course

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This OS unit is about identification and naming of plants using their botanical names
Scope
This unit/task covers the following:
 Identify and name the plants
Performance Criteria(PC) w.r.t. the Scope
Element Performance Criteria
Identify and name
the plants
To be competent, the individual must be able to:
PC1. identify and use authentic sources of information to accurately identify and
name plants using their botanical names along with their common names
PC2. use the binomial system to accurately define the terms used when identifying
plants, eg- family, genus, species, cultivar variety and hybrid
PC3. use a plant’s characteristics to aid identification (including uses, habitat,
anatomy and morphology)
PC4. identify non-indigenous, non-native, invasive and protected species and act
accordingly
PC5. familiarize with the way the plants were grown in the past
PC6. ensure proper handling of plants
PC7. write botanical names in correct format in accordance with the International
codes for Nomenclature
PC8. ensure labels and other records are completed accurately
Knowledge and Understanding (K)
A. Organizational
Context
(Knowledge of the
company /
organization and
its processes)
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand:
KA1. relevant legislation, standards, policies, and procedures in work areas
KA2. relevant health and safety requirements applicable in the work environment
KA3. own job role and responsibilities and sources for information pertaining to
work regulations
KA4. who to approach for support in order to obtain work related information,
clarifications and support
KA5. importance of following health, hygiene, safety and quality standards and the
impact of not following the standards on consumers and the business
KA6. documentation and related procedures applicable in the context of work
B. Technical
Knowledge
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand:
KB1. the purpose and importance of classifying plants using their botanical names
KB2. terminologies used in plant identification, classification and
nomenclature eg family, genus, species, cultivar, variety and hybrid
KB3. the meaning of descriptive botanical names
National Occupational Standard
AGR/N0826
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Identify and name plants using their botanical names
KB4. plant characteristics and how they can aid identification
KB5. relevant reference sources
KB6. non indigenous, non native, invasive and protected species and actions
to be taken if they are discovered
KB7. the safe working practices for handling plants
KB8. the correct format of writing botanical names
KB9. plant recording and labeling system
Skills (S)
A. Core Skills/
Generic Skills
Writing Skills
The user/ individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SA1. label the plants
Reading Skills
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SA2. read important information documents
SA3. read about proper recording and labeling systems
Oral Communication (Listening and Speaking skills)
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SA4. attentively listen and comprehend the available information
SA5. ask questions to supervisor and team members to clarify queries
B. Professional Skills Decision Making
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB1. ascertain the botanical name of the plants along with their common names**
Plan and Organize
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB2. plan, prioritize and organize the tasks assigned
SB3. organize material required for the activities
Customer Centricity
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB4. develop rapport with other garden workers and team members
Problem Solving
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB5. identify requirements and issues of the area to be gardened in achieving the
targets
SB6. work out solutions on these to resolve the issues
Analytical Thinking
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB7. apply domain knowledge and experience to establish the identity of plants
Critical Thinking
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:

This OS unit is about planning and execution of the conservation program for heritage
parks and gardens
Scope
This unit/task covers the following:
 Introduction to garden history and historic gardens in India
 Execute a given conservation plan, program and site plan under guidance of
the conservation landscape architect
 Implement the appropriate work procedures in close collaboration with the
conservation landscape architect / project leader
Performance Criteria(PC) w.r.t. the Scope
Element Performance Criteria
Introduction to
garden history and
historic gardens in
India
To be competent, the individual must be able to:
PC1. get acquainted with different types of formal gardens
PC2. familiarize with historic gardens- their development and significance
PC3. familiarize with the specific design followed and various garden components
Execute a given
conservation plan,
program and site
plan under guidance
of the conservation
landscape architect
To be competent, the individual must be able to:
PC4. assess the site for biophysical factors, historical and cultural attributes,
services and site modifications
PC5. identify the environmental implications of the planned conservation works
and, if necessary, report to relevant personnel for further research
PC6. assist in development of a concept plan that takes into account heritage
issues, site factors and any identified environmental requirements
PC7. identify plants that are appropriate to the site, consistent with the agreed
concept plan and the original design philosophy, and take into consideration
historical and cultural values

Heritage Gardener 6 Months Course


genetic integrity with suppliers
Implement the
appropriate work
procedures in close
collaboration with
the conservation
landscape architect /
project leader
To be competent, the individual must be able to:
PC9. account for the characteristics of available plant materials, resources and
equipment and account for the environmental factors affecting the success of
the restoration works
PC10. plan maintenance of softscape and hardscape components of the park or
garden
PC11. identify and cost resources, tools, equipment and machinery required for the
planting and ongoing maintenance of the conservation works and confirm
availability with suppliers, contractors and appropriate personnel
National Occupational Standard
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Execute the conservation plan of parks and gardens
PC12. identify work health and safety hazards, assess risks and develop controls
PC13. outline staged implementation and development, where appropriate,
including providing access for future works as required by client and site
requirements
PC14. determine timelines for preparations, planting and maintenance, taking into
account the needs of the conservation species, the softscape and hardscape
components, site conditions, and other relevant planning requirements
Knowledge and Understanding (K)
A. Organizational
Context
(Knowledge of the
company /
organization and
its processes)
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand:
KA1. relevant legislation, standards, policies, and procedures in work areas
KA2. relevant health and safety requirements applicable in the work environment
KA3. own job role and responsibilities and sources for information pertaining to
work regulations
KA4. who to approach for support in order to obtain work related information,
clarifications and support
KA5. importance of following health, hygiene, safety and quality standards and the
impact of not following the standards on consumers and the business
KA6. documentation and related procedures applicable in the context of work
B. Technical
Knowledge
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand:
KB1. different styles of garden
KB2. various components of garden like hedge, edge, shrubbery, pergolas, flower
bed, lawn, etc
KB3. growth, flowering and overall plant morphology
KB4. principles and practices of park and garden conservation
KB5. construction procedures, plant selection and cultural practices for historically
or culturally significant parks and gardens
KB6. growth habits and cultural requirements of specific plants under a range of
soil and environmental conditions
KB7. historic parks and garden management principles and guidelines
KB8. legislation and regulations relating to heritage sites and conservation works
KB9. maintenance requirements and practices for specific plants prior to and after
initial establishment
KB10.site evaluation techniques, including methods of analyzing the condition of
soils, plants and waterways for conservation activities
Skills (S)
A. Core Skills/
Generic Skills
Writing Skills
The user/ individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SA1. write the information communicated by the manager/project leader
Reading Skills
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SA2. read information documents
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Execute the conservation plan of parks and gardens
SA3. read about principles and practices of park and garden conservation
Oral Communication (Listening and Speaking skills)
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SA4. attentively listen and comprehend the available information
SA5. ask questions to manager and team members to clarify queries
B. Professional Skills Decision Making
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB1. enlist the requirements for the conservation works
Plan and Organize
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB2. plan, prioritize and organize the tasks assigned to his team
SB3. organize material required for the conservation works
Customer Centricity
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB4. develop rapport with other garden workers and team members
Problem Solving
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB5. identify challenges during restoration works
SB6. work out solutions on these to resolve the issues
Analytical Thinking
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB7. apply domain knowledge and experience to plan conservation works
Critical Thinking
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB8. use common sense and make judgments relevant to conservation sit

This OS unit is about assisting in activities related to the care and maintenance of the
garden
Scope
This unit/task covers the following:
 managing heritage parks and gardens in accordance with the management’s
plan
Performance Criteria(PC) w.r.t. the Scope
Element Performance Criteria
Managing heritage
parks and gardens in
accordance with the
management’s plan
To be competent, the individual on the job must be able to:
PC1. contribute to the development of a property-wide conservation management
plan in relation to the gardens and landscape, incorporating sustainable best
practice and the management of biodiversity
PC2. contribute to the resource management plan
PC3. contribute to the planning and control of budgets
PC4. ensure the identification and control of pests and diseases is carried out
PC5. ensure plant acquisition, monitoring, retention and disposal policies are
applied ensure records are maintained appropriately
PC6. undertake advanced propagation techniques for cultivation of the required
species
PC7. undertake polyhouse cultivation and maintenance
PC8. ensure working methods are established and clearly communicated
PC9. assess the risks associated with the site and the proposed activities carry out
an environmental assessment of the site
PC10. ensure that environmental and health and safety policies and risk assessment
requirements are put into practice across your area of responsibility
PC11. maximize visitor interest and manage access to site to minimize impact
PC12. encourage feedback from those involved in the running of the site and those
who use it to improve processes
PC13. monitor the implementation of the plan and revise where necessary
Knowledge and Understanding (K)
A. Organizational
Context
(Knowledge of the
company /
organization and
its processes)
The individual on the job needs to know and understand:
KA1. relevant legislation, standards, policies, and procedures in work areas
KA2. relevant health and safety requirements applicable in the work environment
KA3. own job role and responsibilities and sources for information pertaining to
work regulations
KA4. who to approach for support in order to obtain work related information,
clarifications and support
KA5. importance of following health, hygiene, safety and quality standards and the
impact of not following the standards on consumers and the business
KA6. documentation and related procedures applicable in the context of work
National Occupational Standard
AGR/N0828 Assist in the daily management of heritage parks and gardens
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B. Technical
Knowledge
The individual on the job needs to know and understand:
KB1. the heritage, conservation and amenity value of plants on site and their
relationship to the conservation management plan
KB2. different garden history styles and their respective management
requirements
KB3. the significance of a plant collection including its scientific, botanical, local and
cultural significance
KB4. the importance of maintaining plant records how to identify hazards and
assess risks
KB5. the significance of environmental conservation requirements how to prepare
biodiversity action plans
KB6. non-indigenous or non-native, invasive and protected plant species and
appropriate actions
KB7. the implications of pests and diseases and the appropriate actions stages of
plant development
KB8. how plant development changes a garden landscape and how this affects
management actions for maintenance, renewal and replacement
KB9. relevant legislation relating to health and safety, hygiene and biosecurity, land
management and planning control and that relating to visitor legislation
KB10. the implications of opening to the public and the impact of periods of high
visitor numbers on the landscape
KB11. how to assist the manager to collect and use feedback to improve the
management of the site appropriate records to be kept and their significance
KB12. your responsibilities under current environmental and health and safety
legislation, codes of practice and company policies
Skills (S)
A. Core Skills/
Generic Skills
Writing Skills
The user/ individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SA1. write the information communicated by the supervisor
Reading Skills
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SA2. read information documents
SA3. read about the latest tools and techniques
Oral Communication (Listening and Speaking skills)
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SA4. attentively listen and comprehend the available information
SA5. ask questions to supervisor and team members to clarify queries
B. Professional
Skills
Decision Making
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB1. list down the items required for gardening of a particular site and their
quantity
Plan and Organize
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB2. plan, prioritize and organize the tasks assigned
SB3. organize material required for the activities within the instructions provided
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Customer Centricity
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB4. develop rapport with other garden workers and team members
Problem Solving
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB5. identify requirements and issues of the area to be gardened in achieving the
targets and work out solutions on these to resolve the issues
Analytical Thinking
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB6. apply domain knowledge and experience to monitor and maintain tools and
equipment used in the gardening process
Critical Thinking
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:

This OS unit is about supervising garden/ park activities and ensuring hygiene and
biosecurity in the garden area.
Scope
This unit/task covers the following:
 Conducting comprehensive inspection of park facilities
 Supervising the activities of gardeners, maintenance of wear-tear and security
of the garden
 Dealing with the hygiene and biosecurity in the garden area
Performance Criteria(PC) w.r.t. the Scope
Element Performance Criteria

Heritage Gardener 6 Months Course

comprehensive
inspection of
garden/park facilities
To be competent, the individual on the job must be able to:
PC1. confirm facilities to be inspected, purpose of the inspection, standards to be
referenced and reporting formats with the manager
PC2. identify and record instances of non-conformity with the prescribed guidelines
and manufacturers standards
PC3. conduct inspection of structures for soundness and record checklists and
recommendations
PC4. assess playground equipment and make recommendations on its lifespan
based on advice and specifications from the manufacturer
PC5. communicate directly any issues requiring urgent action or closure of facilities
Supervising the
activities of
gardeners,
maintenance of
wear-tear and
security of the
garden
To be competent, the individual on the job must be able to:
PC6. use a varied range of garden machinery in accordance with safe working
practices (lawnmowers, hedgetrimmers, rotavator, turfcare equipment,
tractors and trailers, garden truck etc.)
PC7. supervise the on-site nursery, which produces annual and tender perennial
plants for the garden
PC8. diagnose and record plant disorders and diseases
PC9. formulate a weed, pest or disease control program using the principles of
Integrated Pest Management
PC10. allocate works and supervise the day-to-day activities of the garden
PC11.supervise the day-to-day upkeep and maintenance of all garden machinery
and equipment
PC12.supervise the application and storage of all pesticides used in the garden
PC13. undertake maintenance of wear-tear of the garden components
PC14. ensure proper security of the garden to prevent any damage and vandalism
by miscreants
National Occupational Standard
AGR/N0829 Oversee garden/park activities and ensure hygiene & biosecurity in the
garden area
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Dealing with the
hygiene and
biosecurity in the
garden area
To be competent, the individual on the job must be able to:
PC15. ensure removal of all litter or other rubbish on site and contribute to the
gardens being presented to a high standard
PC16. implement and manage all site hygiene and biosecurity procedures and
protocols
PC17. ensure risk assessments of site hygiene and biosecurity are carried out, and
ensure management practices aim to minimize potential breaches
PC18. ensure all agreed site hygiene and biosecurity procedures and protocols are
communicated to and understood by relevant parties e.g. staff, visitors,
contractors
PC19. ensure systems for record keeping meet legal requirements for site hygiene
and biosecurity
PC20. ensure working practices promote health and safety and are consistent with
relevant legislation and codes of practice
Knowledge and Understanding (K)
A. Organizational
Context
(Knowledge of the
company /
organization and
its processes)
The individual on the job needs to know and understand:
KA1. relevant legislation, standards, policies, and procedures in work areas
KA2. relevant health and safety requirements applicable in the work environment
KA3. own job role and responsibilities and sources for information pertaining to
work regulations
KA4. who to approach for support in order to obtain work related information,
clarifications and support
KA5. importance of following health, hygiene, safety and quality standards and the
impact of not following the standards on consumers and the business
KA6. documentation and related procedures applicable in the context of work
B. Technical
Knowledge
The individual on the job needs to know and understand:
KB1. working knowledge of a range of park facilities and equipment including
installation methods, intended use, intended users and safety parameters
KB2. practical understanding of the terminology used to describe different
components of park facilities and equipment
KB3. the different modes of non-conformity that may be identified in relation to
specific park facilities and equipment
KB4. Information management systems
KB5. practical understanding of inspection and auditing procedures and
techniques, and legal and enterprise reporting requirements for
recommendations on maintenance, repair and replacement of park facilities
KB6. OHS hazards associated with conducting a comprehensive inspection of park
facilities and equipment, and the controls necessary to remove or minimize
associated risks
KB7. OHS legislative requirements and Codes of Practice
KB8. hazard identification, assessment and control
KB9. the implications of opening to the public and the impact of periods of high
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garden area
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visitor numbers on the landscape
KB10. how visitors should be managed
KB11. how to collect and use feedback to improve the management of the site
appropriate records to be kept and their significance
KB12. your responsibilities under current environmental and health and safety
legislation, codes of practice and company policies
KB13. the need & importance for site hygiene and biosecurity procedures and
protocols
KB14. sources of information and specialist advice on site hygiene and biosecurity
KB15. how to ensure that all site hygiene and biosecurity procedures and protocols
are implemented correctly in accordance with legal requirements
KB16. the importance of establishing a system for record keeping to meet legal
requirements for site hygiene and biosecurity
Skills (S)
A. Core Skills/
Generic Skills
Writing Skills
The user/ individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:

Heritage Gardener 6 Months Course
SA1. write the information communicated by the manager
SA2. maintain checklist and record any anomalies
Reading Skills
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SA3. read information documents
SA4. read about the hygiene and biosecurity protocols
Oral Communication (Listening and Speaking skills)
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SA5. attentively listen and comprehend the available information
SA6. ask questions to manager and team members to clarify queries
B. Professional
Skills
Decision Making
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB1. categorize risks and take actions accordingly
Plan and Organize
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB2. plan, prioritize and organize the tasks assigned
SB3. organize material required for the activities within the instructions provided
Customer Centricity
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB4. develop rapport with the visitors, contractors and garden workers
Problem Solving
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB5. resolve issues pertaining to safety, hygiene and biosecurity
Analytical Thinking
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB6. apply domain knowledge and experience to assess risks regarding hygiene
and biosecurity
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garden area
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Critical Thinking
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB7. use common sense and make judgments on day to day basis

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