Qualification details

AHC20410 - Certificate II in Horticulture (Release 3)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
3 (this release)Current 01/Mar/2013
(View details for release 2) Replaced15/Oct/2012
(View details for release 1) Replaced10/Jun/2011

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes RTF20103 - Certificate II in Horticulture 09/Jun/2011

Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Title columnEssential
AHCARB201A - Apply a range of treatments to treesApply a range of treatments to trees Elective
AHCARB202A - Fell small treesFell small trees Elective
AHCARB203A - Perform above ground pruningPerform above ground pruning Elective
AHCARB204A - Undertake standard climbing techniquesUndertake standard climbing techniques Elective
AHCARB205A - Operate and maintain chainsawsOperate and maintain chainsaws Elective
AHCARB206A - Undertake stump removalUndertake stump removal Elective
AHCCHM201A - Apply chemicals under supervisionApply chemicals under supervision Elective
AHCINF203A - Maintain properties and structuresMaintain properties and structures Elective
AHCINF204A - Fabricate and repair metal or plastic structuresFabricate and repair metal or plastic structures Elective
AHCIRG202A - Assist with the operation of pressurised irrigationAssist with the operation of pressurised irrigation Elective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 841411 Garden Labourer 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 9922-13 Garden Labourer 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0503 Horticulture And Viticulture 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 521 Certificate II 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 841411 Garden Labourer 04/Nov/2011 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 9922-13 Garden Labourer 04/Nov/2011 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0503 Horticulture And Viticulture 04/Nov/2011 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 521 Certificate II 10/Jun/2011 
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Modification History

Release 

TP Version 

Comments 

3

AHC10v5

Equivalent imported units updated

2

AHC10v4

Equivalent imported units updated

1

AHC10

Initial release

Description

This qualification underpins a range of work functions and job roles that can lead to a horticultural trade qualification.

Pathways Information

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 any of the specialist qualifications at Certificate III.

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:

  • Horticulture worker
  • Horticulture assistant.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Refer to Pathways Information

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements 

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Employability Skills Summary

EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS QUALIFICATION SUMMARY 

Employability Skill 

Industry /enterprise requirements for this qualification include :

Communication

  • Listening and understanding
  • Speaking clearly and directly
  • Reading and interpreting workplace related documentation

Teamwork

  • Working as an individual and a team member
  • Working with diverse individuals and groups

Problem-solving

  • 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

Self-management

  • Taking responsibility at the appropriate level

Learning

  • Learning in order to accommodate change

Technology

  • Using technology and related workplace equipment
  • Using basic technology skills
  • Applying OHS knowledge when using technology

Packaging Rules

Packaging Rules 

Completion of fifteen (15) units made up of two (2) core units and thirteen (13) elective units.

ELECTIVE UNITS 

  • a minimum of three (3) units must come from elective group A
  • a minimum of seven (7) units must come from elective groups A or B
  • a maximum of three (3) 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 meet job outcomes relevant to horticulture.

CORE UNITS 

Occupational Health and Safety 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCOHS201A

Participate in OHS processes

Work 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCWRK209A

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

ELECTIVE UNITS GROUP A 

Plants 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCPCM201A

Recognise plants

AHCPCM202A

Collect, prepare and preserve plant specimens

Arboriculture 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCARB201A

Apply a range of treatments to trees

AHCARB202A

Fell small trees

AHCARB203A

Perform above ground pruning

AHCARB204A

Undertake standard climbing techniques

AHCARB205A

Operate and maintain chainsaws

AHCARB206A

Undertake stump removal

FPICOT2221B

Trim and cross cut felled trees

FPIFGM2208A

Fall trees manually (basic)

FPIFGM3204A

Fall trees manually (intermediate)

FPIHAR2206B

Operate a mobile chipper/mulcher

Landscape 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCLSC201A

Assist with landscape construction work

AHCLSC202A

Construct low-profile timber or modular retaining walls

AHCLSC203A

Install aggregate paths

AHCLSC204A

Lay paving

AHCLSC205A

Install tree protection devices

Nursery 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCNSY201A

Pot up plants

AHCNSY202A

Tend nursery plants

AHCNSY203A

Undertake propagation activities

AHCNSY204A

Maintain indoor plants

Parks and gardens 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCPGD201A

Plant trees and shrubs

AHCPGD202A

Prepare and maintain plant displays

AHCPGD203A

Prune shrubs and small trees

AHCPGD204A

Transplant small trees

AHCPGD205A

Prepare a grave site

AHCPGD206A

Conduct visual inspection of park facilities

Turf 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCTRF201A

Assist with turf construction

AHCTRF202A

Prepare turf surfaces for play

AHCTRF203A

Renovate grassed areas

AHCTRF204A

Support turf establishment

ELECTIVE UNITS GROUP B 

Chemicals 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCCHM201A

Apply chemicals under supervision

Infrastructure 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCINF203A

Maintain properties and structures

AHCINF204A

Fabricate and repair metal or plastic structures

Irrigation 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCIRG202A

Assist with the operation of pressurised irrigation

AHCIRG203A

Install micro-irrigation systems

AHCIRG204A

Lay irrigation and/or drainage pipes

AHCIRG206A

Maintain pressurised irrigation systems

Machinery operation and maintenance 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCMOM202A

Operate tractors

AHCMOM203A

Operate basic machinery and equipment

AHCMOM204A

Undertake operational maintenance of machinery

AHCMOM205A

Operate vehicles

AHCMOM211A

Operate side by side utility vehicles

AHCMOM212A

Operate quad bikes

Merchandising and sales 

Unit code 

Unit title 

SIRXADM001A

Apply retail office procedures

SIRXCCS201

Apply point-of-sale handling procedures

SIRXCCS202

Interact with customers

SIRXCLM001A

Organise and maintain work areas

SIRXFIN201

Balance and secure point-of-sale terminal

SIRXFIN002A

Perform retail finance duties

SIRXINV002A

Maintain and order stock

SIRXICT001A

Operate retail technology

SIRXMER201

Merchandise products

SIRXSLS201

Sell products and services

SIRXSLS002A

Advise on products and services

Pest management 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCPMG201A

Treat weeds

AHCPMG202A

Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders

Soils and media 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCSOL201A

Determine basic properties of soil and/or growing media

Tools and equipment 

Unit code 

Unit title 

MEM18001C

Use hand tools

MEM18002B

Use power tools/hand held operations

Work 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCWRK204A

Work effectively in the industry

AHCWRK205A

Participate in workplace communications

AHCWRK206A

Observe enterprise quality assurance procedures

AHCWRK207A

Collect and record production data

AHCWRK208A

Provide information on products and services

AHCWRK209A

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

TLID1001A

Shift materials safely using manual handling methods

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