Qualification details

AHC41112 - Certificate IV in Irrigation (Release 1)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 22/Jun/2012

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes AHC41110 - Certificate IV in Irrigation 21/Jun/2012

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
AHCBUS402A - Cost a projectCost a project N/A
AHCBUS404A - Operate within a budget frameworkOperate within a budget framework N/A
AHCIRG303A - Measure irrigation delivery system performanceMeasure irrigation delivery system performance N/A
AHCIRG402A - Determine hydraulic parameters for an irrigation systemDetermine hydraulic parameters for an irrigation system N/A
AHCIRG404A - Implement an irrigation-related environmental protection programImplement an irrigation-related environmental protection program N/A
AHCIRG408A - Schedule irrigationsSchedule irrigations N/A
AHCIRG410A - Select and manage pumping systems for irrigationSelect and manage pumping systems for irrigation N/A
AHCIRG411A - Construct and install a low volume irrigation systemConstruct and install a low volume irrigation system N/A
AHCIRG412A - Construct and install a sprinkler irrigation systemConstruct and install a sprinkler irrigation system N/A
AHCIRG413A - Construct and install a moving sprinkler irrigation systemConstruct and install a moving sprinkler irrigation system N/A
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 399999 Technicians And Trades Workers Nec 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 46 Skilled Agricultural And Horticultural Workers 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0501 Agriculture 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 399999 Technicians And Trades Workers Nec 01/Nov/2012 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 46 Skilled Agricultural And Horticultural Workers 01/Nov/2012 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0501 Agriculture 01/Nov/2012 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 22/Jun/2012 
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Modification History

June 2012 : This qualification supersedes but is not equivalent to AHC41110.

Description

This Qualification allows individuals to develop technical and supervisory skills and knowledge to become specialists within the irrigation industry.

Application 

This Qualification applies to irrigation installation site managers and managers of irrigation systems in the irrigation servicing, amenity horticulture and food and fibre production industries.

Pathways Information

Pathways  into the Qualification 

This Qualification may be accessed by direct entry or by completion of AHC32412 Certificate III in Irrigation

Pathways  from the Qualification 

Further training pathways from this Qualification include, but are not limited to, AHC51610 Diploma of Irrigation Management.

Additional Qualification advice 

This Qualification is suitable for an Australian Apprenticeship.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

There is no direct link between this Qualification and licensing, legislative and/or regulatory requirements. However, an individual Unit of Competency may specify relevant licensing, legislative and/or regulatory requirements.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this Qualification.

Employability Skills Summary

Employability Skill

Industry/enterprise requirements for this qualification include:

Communication

  • Reading and interpreting workplace related documentation
  • Writing to audience needs
  • 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
  • Applying teamwork skills to a range of situations
  • Identifying and using the strengths of other team members.

Problem-solving

  • Developing practical and creative solutions to workplace problems
  • Showing interdependence and initiative in identifying problems
  • Solving problems individually or in teams
  • Applying a range of strategies in problem solving
  • Using numeracy skills to solve problems
  • Testing assumptions and taking context into account.

Initiative and enterprise

  • Adapting to new situations
  • Identifying opportunities that might not be obvious to others
  • Generating a range of options in response to workplace matters
  • Translating ideas into actions.

Planning and organising

  • Collecting analysing and organising information
  • Using basic business systems for planning and organising
  • Being appropriately resourceful
  • Taking initiative and making decisions within workplace role
  • Participating in continuous improvement and planning processes
  • Working within or establishing clear project goals and deliverables.

Self-management

  • Determining or applying required resources
  • Managing time and priorities
  • Adapting resource allocations to cope with contingencies.

Learning

  • Taking responsibility at the appropriate level

Technology

  • Using technology and related workplace equipment
  • Using basic technology skills
  • Using technology to organise data
  • Applying technology as a management tool.

Packaging Rules

Complete twelve (12)  Units of Competency comprised of:

  • One (1) Core Unit
  • Eleven (11) Elective Units

Core units 

Unit code

Unit title

AHCOHS401A

Maintain OHS processes

Elective units 

  • Select a minimum of seven (7)  Units from Group A.
  • Select a minimum of two (2)  additional Units from Group A or B.
  • Select a minimum of two (2)  additional Units from Group A, Group B and/or this or any other endorsed Training Package or accredited course packaged at Certificate III, IV or Diploma.
  • Selected Units must be relevant to job outcomes in the irrigation industry.

Group A 

Unit code

Unit title

AHCIRG402A

Determine hydraulic parameters for an irrigation system

AHCIRG404A

Implement an irrigation-related environmental protection program

AHCIRG408A

Schedule irrigations

AHCIRG410A

Select and manage pumping systems for irrigation

AHCIRG411A

Construct and install a low volume irrigation system

AHCIRG412A

Construct and install a sprinkler irrigation system

AHCIRG413A

Construct and install a moving sprinkler irrigation system

AHCIRG414A

Construct and install a surface irrigation system

AHCIRG415A

Interpret and apply irrigation designs

AHCIRG416A

Supervise low volume irrigation maintenance

AHCIRG417A

Supervise sprinkler irrigation maintenance

AHCIRG418A

Supervise moving sprinkler irrigation maintenance

AHCIRG419A

Supervise surface irrigation maintenance

AHCIRG420A

Manage a low volume irrigation system

AHCIRG421A

Manage a sprinkler irrigation system

AHCIRG422A

Manage a moving sprinkler irrigation system

AHCIRG423A

Manage a surface irrigation system

AHCIRG424A

Construct and install an irrigation drainage system

AHCIRG425A

Monitor and control irrigation drainage systems

AHCIRG426A

Evaluate water supply for irrigation

AHCIRG427A

Plan and supervise on-site irrigation system installation and construction work

AHCSOL401A

Sample soils and interpret the results

Group B 

Unit code

Unit title

AHCBUS402A

Cost a project

AHCBUS404A

Operate within a budget framework

AHCIRG303A

Measure irrigation delivery system performance

AHCIRG428A

Provide irrigation sales and service

AHCTEQ301A

Install and terminate extra low voltage wiring systems

AHCWRK401A

Implement and monitor quality assurance processes

AHCWRK403A

Supervise work routines and staff performance

BSBHRM402A

Recruit, select and induct staff

BSBMGT402A

Implement operational plan

BSBSMB406A

Manage small business finances

BSBWOR402A

Promote team effectiveness

BSBWOR404B

Develop work priorities

NWP362B

Monitor, operate and control reclaimed water for irrigation

NWP401B

Coordinate and monitor the application of environmental plans and procedures

NWP410C

Coordinate and monitor asset construction and maintenance

NWP425B

Coordinate and monitor the operation of irrigation delivery systems

PSPPM402B

Manage simple projects

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