Qualification details

AHC30710 - Certificate III in Horticulture (Release 3)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
3 (this release)Current 01/Mar/2013
(View details for release 2) Replaced22/Jun/2012
(View details for release 1) Replaced10/Jun/2011

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Is superseded by and equivalent to AHC30716 - Certificate III in HorticultureThis qualification is equivalent to AHC30710 Certificate III in Horticulture. 26/Jun/2016
Supersedes RTF30103 - Certificate III 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
AHCARB301A - Implement a tree maintenance programImplement a tree maintenance program Elective
AHCARB302A - Conduct tree inspectionsConduct tree inspections Elective
AHCARB303A - Implement a tree pruning programImplement a tree pruning program Elective
AHCARB304A - Fell trees with advanced techniquesFell trees with advanced techniques Elective
AHCARB305A - Remove trees in confined spacesRemove trees in confined spaces Elective
AHCARB306A - Undertake aerial rescueUndertake aerial rescue Elective
AHCARB307A - Undertake complex tree climbingUndertake complex tree climbing Elective
AHCARB308A - Install cable and bracingInstall cable and bracing Elective
AHCARB309A - Implement a tree protection programImplement a tree protection program Elective
AHCBIO301A - Work effectively in an emergency disease or plant pest responseWork effectively in an emergency disease or plant pest response Elective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 362211 Gardener (General) 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4623-11 General Gardener 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0503 Horticulture And Viticulture 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 362211 Gardener (General) 04/Nov/2011 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4623-11 General Gardener 04/Nov/2011 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0503 Horticulture And Viticulture 04/Nov/2011 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 10/Jun/2011 
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Modification History

Release 

TP Version 

Comments 

3

AHC10v5

Added elective AHCWRK311A Conduct site inspection

2

AHC10v3

Corrected unit AHCPCM303A name in unit grid

1

AHC10

Initial release

Description

This qualification provides a general vocational outcome in amenity horticulture. It is not a suitable pathway for horticultural trades.

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 IV.

Job roles 

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

  • Horticulturist
  • Gardener.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Not Applicable

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
  • Interpreting the needs of internal/external customers
  • Applying numeracy skills to workplace requirements

Teamwork

  • Working as an individual and a team member
  • Working with diverse individuals and groups
  • Applying knowledge of own role as a part of a team

Problem-solving

  • Developing practical and creative solutions to workplace problems
  • Showing interdependence and initiative in identifying problems
  • 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
  • Managing time and priorities

Self-management

  • Taking responsibility at the appropriate level

Learning

  • Participating in ongoing learning
  • Learning new skills and techniques

Technology

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

Packaging Rules

Packaging Rules 

Completion of sixteen (16) units made up of two (2) core units and fourteen (14) elective units.

ELECTIVE UNITS 

  • a minimum of eight (8) units must come from elective group A
  • a minimum of three (3) units must come from elective groups A or B
  • a maximum of three (3) units may be selected from units aligned to Certificates II, III or IV 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 

AHCOHS301A

Contribute to OHS processes

Work 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCWRK313A

Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

ELECTIVE UNITS GROUP A 

Arboriculture 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCARB301A

Implement a tree maintenance program

AHCARB302A

Conduct tree inspections

AHCARB303A

Implement a tree pruning program

AHCARB304A

Fell trees with advanced techniques

AHCARB305A

Remove trees in confined spaces

AHCARB306A

Undertake aerial rescue

AHCARB307A

Undertake complex tree climbing

AHCARB308A

Install cable and bracing

AHCARB309A

Implement a tree protection program

FPIFGM3205A

Fall trees manually (advanced)

Landscape 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCLSC301A

Set out site for construction works

AHCLSC302A

Construct landscape features using concrete

AHCLSC303A

Construct brick and or block structures and features

AHCLSC304A

Erect timber structures and features

AHCLSC305A

Construct stone structures and features

AHCLSC306A

Implement a paving project

AHCLSC307A

Implement a retaining wall project

AHCLSC308A

Install metal structures and features

AHCLSC309A

Install water features

AHCLSC310A

Implement a tree transplanting program

Nursery 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCNSY301A

Maintain nursery plants

AHCNSY302A

Receive and dispatch nursery products

AHCNSY303A

Install and maintain plant displays

AHCNSY304A

Deliver and promote sales of plants

AHCNSY305A

Prepare specialised plants

AHCNSY306A

Implement a propagation plan

AHCNSY307A

Operate fertigation equipment

Parks and gardens 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCPGD301A

Implement a plant establishment program

AHCPGD302A

Plan and maintain plant displays

AHCPGD303A

Perform specialist amenity pruning

AHCPGD304A

Implement a landscape maintenance program

AHCPGD305A

Conduct operational inspection of park facilities

AHCPGD306A

Implement a maintenance program for an aquatic environment

Pest management 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCPMG301A

Control weeds

AHCPMG302A

Control plant pests, diseases and disorders

Plants 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCPCM301A

Implement a plant nutrition program

AHCPCM302A

Provide information on plants and their culture

AHCPCM303A

Identify plant specimens

Soils and media 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCSOL301A

Prepare growing media

AHCSOL302A

Construct a soil profile

Turf 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCTRF301A

Construct turf playing surfaces

AHCTRF302A

Establish turf

AHCTRF303A

Implement a grassed area maintenance program

AHCTRF304A

Monitor turf health

AHCTRF305A

Renovate sports turf

ELECTIVE UNITS GROUP B 

Biosecurity 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCBIO301A

Work effectively in an emergency disease or plant pest response

AHCBIO302A

Identify and report unusual disease or plant pest signs

AHCBIO303A

Carry out emergency disease or plant pest control procedures at infected premises

AHCBIO304A

Carry out movement and security procedures

AHCBIO305A

Monitor and review biosecurity measures

Chemicals 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCCHM303A

Prepare and apply chemicals

AHCCHM304A

Transport, handle and store chemicals

Irrigation 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCIRG301A

Implement a maintenance program for an irrigation system

AHCIRG302A

Install irrigation systems

AHCIRG303A

Measure irrigation delivery system performance

AHCIRG305A

Operate pressurised irrigation systems

AHCIRG306A

Troubleshoot irrigation systems

Machinery operation and maintenance 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCMOM304A

Operate machinery and equipment

Water 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCWAT301A

Monitor and operate water treatment processes

Work 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCWRK305A

Coordinate work site activities

AHCWRK311A

Conduct site inspection

RIIOHS302A

Implement traffic management plan

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