Qualification details

AHC21510 - Certificate II in Floriculture (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 RTF20303 - Certificate II in Horticulture (Floriculture) 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
AHCBIO202A - Follow site quarantine proceduresFollow site quarantine procedures Elective
AHCCHM201A - Apply chemicals under supervisionApply chemicals under supervision Elective
AHCDRG201A - Maintain drainage systemsMaintain drainage systems Elective
AHCINF203A - Maintain properties and structuresMaintain properties and structures Elective
AHCIRG202A - Assist with the operation of pressurised irrigationAssist with the operation of pressurised irrigation Elective
AHCIRG206A - Maintain pressurised irrigation systemsMaintain pressurised irrigation systems Elective
AHCMOM201A - Operate two wheel motorbikesOperate two wheel motorbikes Elective
AHCMOM202A - Operate tractorsOperate tractors Elective
AHCMOM203A - Operate basic machinery and equipmentOperate basic machinery and equipment Elective
AHCMOM204A - Undertake operational maintenance of machineryUndertake operational maintenance of machinery Elective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 841412 Horticultural Nursery Assistant 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 9922-11 Horticultural Nursery Assistant 
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 841412 Horticultural Nursery Assistant 04/Nov/2011 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 9922-11 Horticultural Nursery Assistant 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

Replaced imported elective unit TLID2010A Operate a forklift with TLILIC2001A Licence to operate a forklift truck in response to changes in national licencing regulations

Equivalent imported units updated

2

AHC10v4

Equivalent imported units updated

1

AHC10

Initial release

Description

This qualification provides an occupational outcome in floriculture. The floriculture industry expects this qualification to be achieved to meet job outcomes at this level.

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, but are not limited to, Certificate III in Floriculture.

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:

Flower grower

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

  • Undertaking learning as required for work

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 one (1) core unit and fourteen elective units.

ELECTIVE UNITS 

  • a minimum of three (3) units must come from elective group A
  • a minimum of eight (8) 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 be relevant to job outcomes in the flower growing industry.

CORE UNIT 

Occupational Health and Safety 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCOHS201A

Participate in OHS processes

ELECTIVE UNITS GROUP A 

Plants 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCPCM201A

Recognise plants

Nursery 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCNSY201A

Pot up plants

AHCNSY202A

Tend nursery plants

AHCNSY203A

Undertake propagation activities

Production horticulture 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCPHT201A

Plant horticultural crops

AHCPHT203A

Support horticultural crop harvesting

AHCPHT204A

Undertake field budding and grafting

AHCPHT205A

Carry out postharvest operations

Soils and media 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCSOL201A

Determine basic properties of soil and/or growing media

ELECTIVE UNITS GROUP B 

Biosecurity 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCBIO202A

Follow site quarantine procedures

Chemicals 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCCHM201A

Apply chemicals under supervision

Drainage 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCDRG201A

Maintain drainage systems

Infrastructure 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCINF203A

Maintain properties and structures

Irrigation 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCIRG202A

Assist with the operation of pressurised irrigation

AHCIRG206A

Maintain pressurised irrigation systems

Machinery operation and maintenance 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCMOM201A

Operate two wheel motorbikes

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

FPICOT2234B

Operate 4x4 vehicle

TLILIC2001A

Licence to operate a forklift truck

Nursery 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCNSY204A

Maintain indoor plants

Pest management 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCPMG201A

Treat weeds

AHCPMG202A

Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders

Work 

Unit code 

Unit title 

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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