Qualification details

AHC31110 - Certificate III in Production Nursery (Release 2)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
2 (this release)Current 15/Oct/2012
(View details for release 1) Replaced10/Jun/2011

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes RTF30603 - Certificate III in Horticulture (Wholesale Nursery) 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
AHCBIO301A - Work effectively in an emergency disease or plant pest responseWork effectively in an emergency disease or plant pest response Core
AHCBIO302A - Identify and report unusual disease or plant pest signsIdentify and report unusual disease or plant pest signs Elective
AHCBIO303A - Carry out emergency disease or plant pest control procedures at infected premisesCarry out emergency disease or plant pest control procedures at infected premises Elective
AHCBIO304A - Carry out movement and security proceduresCarry out movement and security procedures Elective
AHCBIO305A - Monitor and review biosecurity measuresMonitor and review biosecurity measures Elective
AHCBUS404A - Operate within a budget frameworkOperate within a budget framework Elective
AHCCHM302A - Fumigate soil using chemicalsFumigate soil using chemicals Elective
AHCCHM303A - Prepare and apply chemicalsPrepare and apply chemicals Core
AHCCHM304A - Transport, handle and store chemicalsTransport, handle and store chemicals Core
AHCHYD301A - Implement a maintenance program for hydroponic systemsImplement a maintenance program for hydroponic systems Elective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 362411 Nurseryperson 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4621-11 Nurseryperson 
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 362411 Nurseryperson 04/Nov/2011 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4621-11 Nurseryperson 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 

2

AHC10v4

Equivalent imported Units updated

1

AHC10

Initial release

Description

This qualification provides a general vocational outcome for a nurseryperson working in a production nursery. The nursery 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 IV in Production Nursery or Certificate IV in Retail Nursery.

Australian Apprenticeships 

This qualification is suitable for an Australian Apprenticeship.

Job roles 

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

Nursery worker

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 thirteen (13) core units and three (3) elective units.

ELECTIVE UNITS 

  • a minimum of two (2) units must come from the elective unit list.
  • a maximum of one (1) unit 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 be relevant to job outcomes in the nursery industry.

CORE UNITS 

Occupational Health and Safety 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCOHS301A

Contribute to OHS processes

Biosecurity 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCBIO301A

Work effectively in an emergency disease or plant pest response

Chemicals 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCCHM303A

Prepare and apply chemicals

AHCCHM304A

Transport, handle and store chemicals

Irrigation 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCIRG306A

Troubleshoot irrigation systems

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

Nursery 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCNSY301A

Maintain nursery plants

AHCNSY302A

Receive and dispatch nursery products

Soils and media 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCSOL301A

Prepare growing media

AHCSOL401A

Sample soils and interpret results

ELECTIVE UNITS 

Biosecurity 

Unit code 

Unit title 

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

Business 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCBUS404A

Operate within a budget framework

Chemicals 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCCHM302A

Fumigate soil using chemicals

Hydroponics 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCHYD301A

Implement a maintenance program for hydroponic systems

AHCHYD302A

Install hydroponic systems

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

Machinery operation and maintenance 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCMOM304A

Operate machinery and equipment

Merchandising and sales 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCMER301A

Process customer complaints

AHCMER303A

Sell products and services

SIRXINV002A

Maintain and order stock

SIRXMER201

Merchandise products

SIRXMER202

Plan, create and maintain displays

SIRXSLS002A

Advise on products and services

Nursery 

Unit code 

Unit title 

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

Water 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCWAT301A

Monitor and operate water treatment processes

Work 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCWRK303A

Respond to emergencies

AHCWRK305A

Coordinate work site activities

AHCWRK313A

Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

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