Qualification details

AHC31210 - Certificate III in Retail Nursery (Release 3)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
3 (this release)Current 15/Oct/2012
(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Superseded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Is superseded by and equivalent to AHC31216 - Certificate III in Retail NurseryThis qualification is equivalent to AHC31210 Certificate III in Retail Nursery. 26/Jun/2016
Supersedes RTF30503 - Certificate III in Horticulture (Retail 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
AHCCHM303A - Prepare and apply chemicalsPrepare and apply chemicals Elective
AHCCHM304A - Transport, handle and store chemicalsTransport, handle and store chemicals Elective
AHCMER301A - Process customer complaintsProcess customer complaints Elective
AHCMER302A - Provide advice on hardware productsProvide advice on hardware products Elective
AHCMER303A - Sell products and servicesSell products and services Elective
AHCNSY301A - Maintain nursery plantsMaintain nursery plants Core
AHCNSY302A - Receive and dispatch nursery productsReceive and dispatch nursery products Core
AHCNSY303A - Install and maintain plant displaysInstall and maintain plant displays Core
AHCNSY304A - Deliver and promote sales of plantsDeliver and promote sales of plants Elective
AHCOHS301A - Contribute to OHS processesContribute to OHS processes Core
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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 

3

AHC10v4

Equivalent imported Units updated

2

AHC10v3

Corrected Unit AHCPCM303A name in Unit grid

1

AHC10

Initial release

Description

This qualification provides a general vocational outcome for a retail nursery or garden centre sales assistant. 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 Retail Nursery or Certificate IV in Production 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 hand

Nursery worker

Retail sales assistant - nursery/greenlife.

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 fifteen (15) units made up of ten (10) core units and five (5) elective units.

ELECTIVE UNITS 

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

CORE UNITS 

Occupational Health and Safety 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCOHS301A

Contribute to OHS processes

Plants 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCPCM302A

Provide information on plants and their culture

AHCPCM303A

Identify plant specimens

Nursery 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCNSY301A

Maintain nursery plants

AHCNSY302A

Receive and dispatch nursery products

AHCNSY303A

Install and maintain plant displays

Merchandising and sales 

Unit code 

Unit title 

SIRXCCS202

Interact with customers

SIRXMER303

Coordinate merchandise presentation

Pest management 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCPMG302A

Control plant pests, diseases and disorders

Work 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCWRK313A

Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

ELECTIVE UNITS 

Chemicals 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCCHM303A

Prepare and apply chemicals

AHCCHM304A

Transport, handle and store chemicals

Merchandising and sales 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCMER301A

Process customer complaints

AHCMER302A

Provide advice on hardware products

AHCMER303A

Sell products and services

BSBCUS301B

Deliver and monitor a service to customers

BSBPRO301A

Recommend products and services

BSBSLS402A

Identify sales prospects

SIRXADM002A

Coordinate retail office

SIRXINV002A

Maintain and order stock

SIRXINV004A

Buy merchandise

SIRXMER201

Merchandise products

SIRXMER202

Plan, create and maintain displays

SIRXMER406

Monitor in-store visual merchandising display

SIRXRSK002A

Maintain store security

SIRXSLS002A

Advise on products and services

SIRXSLS303

Build relationships with customers

Nursery 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCNSY304A

Deliver and promote sales of plants

Pest management 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCPMG301A

Control weeds

Plants 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCPCM301A

Implement a plant nutrition program

Soils and media 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCSOL401A

Sample soils and interpret results

Work 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCWRK303A

Respond to emergencies

AHCWRK305A

Coordinate work site activities

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