Qualification details

AHC40910 - Certificate IV in Conservation and Land Management (Release 4)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
4 (this release)Current 01/Mar/2013
(View details for release 3) Replaced15/Oct/2012
(View details for release 2) Replaced22/Jun/2012
(View details for release 1) Replaced10/Jun/2011

Usage recommendation:
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Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes RTD40102 - Certificate IV in Conservation and Land Management 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
AHCBIO402A - Carry out field surveillance for a specific emergency disease or plant pestCarry out field surveillance for a specific emergency disease or plant pest Elective
AHCBUS402A - Cost a projectCost a project Elective
AHCBUS404A - Operate within a budget frameworkOperate within a budget framework Elective
AHCCCF401A - Prepare project acquittalPrepare project acquittal Elective
AHCCCF402A - Report on projectReport on project Elective
AHCCCF403A - Obtain and manage sponsorshipObtain and manage sponsorship Elective
AHCCCF404A - Contribute to association governanceContribute to association governance Elective
AHCCCF405A - Develop community networksDevelop community networks Elective
AHCCCF406A - Facilitate ongoing group developmentFacilitate ongoing group development Elective
AHCCCF407A - Obtain resources from community and groupsObtain resources from community and groups Elective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 234314 Park Ranger 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 2114-15 Park Ranger 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0509 Environmental Studies 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 234314 Park Ranger 04/Nov/2011 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 2114-15 Park Ranger 04/Nov/2011 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0509 Environmental Studies 04/Nov/2011 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 10/Jun/2011 
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Modification History

Release 

TP Version 

Comments 

4

AHC10v5

Equivalent imported units updated

3

AHC10v4

Equivalent imported units updated. Added missing prerequisite unit to Packaging Rules

2

AHC10v3

Corrected unit AHCPMG408A name in unit grid

1

AHC10

Initial release

Description

This qualification allows individuals to develop post-trade skills and knowledge to become specialists within the conservation and land management industry.

This qualification enables a selection of units from indigenous land management, natural area restoration, conservation earthworks or lands, parks and wildlife to create a general qualification as a job focus.

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, Diploma of Conservation and Land Management.

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:

Senior conservation 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
  • 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
  • Being creative in response to workplace challenges
  • Identifying opportunities that might not be obvious to others

Planning and organising

  • Collecting analysing and organising information
  • Being appropriately resourceful

Self-management

  • Monitoring and evaluating own performance
  • Taking responsibility at the appropriate level

Learning

  • Being open to learning, new ideas and techniques
  • Learning in a range of settings including informal learning

Technology

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

Packaging Rules

Packaging Rules 

Completion of twelve (12) units made up of one (1) core unit and eleven (11) elective units.

ELECTIVE UNITS 

  • a minimum of seven (7) units must come from the elective units list
  • a maximum of four (4) units may be selected from the elective units or from units aligned to Certificates III, IV or Diploma in AHC10 or from any other currently endorsed training package or accredited course. Selected units must be relevant to job outcomes in conservation and land management.

CORE UNIT 

Occupational Health and Safety 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCOHS401A

Maintain Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) processes

ELECTIVE UNITS 

Biosecurity 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCBIO402A

Carry out field surveillance for a specific emergency disease or plant pest

Business 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCBUS402A

Cost a project

AHCBUS404A

Operate within a budget framework

BSBRES401A

Analyse and present research information

TLIR4002A

Source goods/services and evaluate contractors

Chemicals 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCCHM401A

Minimise risks in the use of chemicals

AHCCHM402A

Plan and implement a chemical use program

Community coordination and facilitation 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCCCF401A

Prepare project acquittal

AHCCCF402A

Report on project

AHCCCF403A

Obtain and manage sponsorship

AHCCCF404A

Contribute to association governance

AHCCCF405A

Develop community networks

AHCCCF406A

Facilitate ongoing group development

AHCCCF407A

Obtain resources from community and groups

AHCCCF408A

Promote community programs

AHCCCF409A

Participate in assessments of project submissions

AHCCCF410A

Support individuals in resource management change processes

AHCCCF411A

Develop approaches to include cultural and human diversity

AHCCCF412A

Coordinate board/committee elections

AHCCCF413A

Service committees

AHCCCF414A

Coordinate fund-raising activities

AHCCCF415A

Coordinate social events to support group purposes

AHCCCF416A

Present proposed courses of action to meeting

CHCCD404E

Develop and implement community programs

LGACOM502B

Devise and conduct community consultations

Fire 

Unit code 

Unit title 

PUAFIR303B

Suppress wildfire*

PUAFIR204B Respond to wildfire

PUAFIR407B

Conduct prescribed burning

PUAOPE005B

Manage a multi team response

PUAOPE004B

Conduct briefings/debriefings

Indigenous land management

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCILM401A

Protect places of cultural significance

AHCILM402A

Report on place of potential cultural significance

AHCILM403A

Contribute to the proposal for a negotiated outcome for a given area of country

AHCILM404A

Record and document community history

AHCILM405A

Develop work practices to accommodate cultural identity

SITTGDE306

Research and share general information on Australian Indigenous cultures

Landscape 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCLSC401A

Supervise landscape project works

Lands , parks and wildlife 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCLPW401A

Process applications for changes in land use

AHCLPW402A

Implement land and sea management practices

AHCLPW403A

Inspect and monitor cultural places

AHCLPW404A

Produce maps for land management purposes

AHCLPW405A

Monitor biodiversity

PUACOM012B

Liaise with media at a local level

PUALAW001B

Protect and preserve incident scene

SITTGDE307

Prepare specialised interpretive content on flora, fauna and landscape

SITTGDE309

Prepare specialised interpretive content on cultural and heritage environments

SITTPPD402

Develop interpretive activities

SITXCCS201

Provide visitor information

Machinery operations and maintenance 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCMOM402A

Supervise maintenance of property machinery and equipment

Natural area restoration 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCNAR401A

Supervise natural area restoration works

AHCNAR402A

Plan the implementation of revegetation works

FPIFGM3201B

Manage seed collection

Pest management 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCPMG401A

Define the pest problem in a local area

AHCPMG402A

Develop a pest management action plan within a local area

AHCPMG403A

Develop monitoring procedures for the local pest management strategy

AHCPMG404A

Coordinate the local pest management strategy

AHCPMG405A

Implement pest management action plans

AHCPMG406A

Investigate a reported pest treatment failure

AHCPMG407A

Monitor and evaluate the local pest management action plan

AHCPMG408A

Assess and monitor weed, pest and/or disease control programs

Parks and gardens 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCPGD402A

Plan a plant establishment program

Plants 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCPCM401A

Recommend plants and cultural practices

Soil and water conservation 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCSAW401A

Set out conservation earthworks

AHCSAW402A

Supervise on-site implementation of conservation earthworks

Soils and media 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCSOL401A

Sample soils and interpret results

AHCSOL403A

Prepare acid sulphate soil management plans

AHCSOL404A

Supervise acid sulphate soil remediation and management projects

Work 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCWRK401A

Implement and monitor quality assurance procedures

AHCWRK402A

Provide information on issues and policies

AHCWRK403A

Supervise work routines and staff performance

AHCWRK404A

Ensure compliance with pest legislation

BSBWOR402A

Promote team effectiveness

LGAPLEM508A

Manipulate and analyse data within geographic information systems

MSL913002A

Plan and conduct laboratory/field work

PSPPM402B

Manage simple projects

PSPPOL404A

Support policy implementation

SRXGRO002A

Deal with conflict

TAEDEL301A

Provide work skill instruction

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