Qualification details

AHC50110 - Diploma of Agriculture (Release 4)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
4 (this release)Current 17/Jun/2013
(View details for release 3) Replaced01/Mar/2013
(View details for release 2) Replaced15/Oct/2012
(View details for release 1) Replaced10/Jun/2011

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Is superseded by and equivalent to AHC50116 - Diploma of AgricultureThis qualification is equivalent to AHC50110 Diploma of Agriculture 26/Jun/2016
Supersedes RTE50103 - Diploma of Agriculture 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
AHCAGB501A - Develop climate risk management strategiesDevelop climate risk management strategies Elective
AHCAGB502A - Plan and manage infrastructure requirementsPlan and manage infrastructure requirements Elective
AHCAGB503A - Plan and monitor production processesPlan and monitor production processes Elective
AHCAGB504A - Plan production for the whole land/farm based businessPlan production for the whole land/farm based business Elective
AHCAGB505A - Develop a whole farm planDevelop a whole farm plan Elective
AHCBAC501A - Manage agricultural crop productionManage agricultural crop production Elective
AHCBAC502A - Manage forage conservationManage forage conservation Elective
AHCBAC503A - Manage integrated crop and pasture productionManage integrated crop and pasture production Elective
AHCBAC504A - Plan and manage a stored grain programPlan and manage a stored grain program Elective
AHCBAC505A - Plan and manage long-term weed, pest and/or disease control in cropsPlan and manage long-term weed, pest and/or disease control in crops Elective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 121000 Farmers And Farm Managers 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 131 Farmers And Farm Managers 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0501 Agriculture 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 121000 Farmers And Farm Managers 04/Nov/2011 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 131 Farmers And Farm Managers 04/Nov/2011 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0501 Agriculture 04/Nov/2011 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 10/Jun/2011 
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Modification History

Release 

TP Version 

Comments 

4

AHC10v6

Added elective units:

  • AHCCFI501 Provide technical advice on the Carbon Farming Initiative
  • AHCCFI502 Assess the feasibility of a Carbon Farming Initiative project
  • AHCCFI503 Advise on Carbon Farming Initiative project planning and implementation
  • AHCCFI504 Monitor and report on a Carbon Farming Initiative project
  • AHCCFI505 Aggregate Carbon Farming Initiative projects
  • AHCCFI506 Plan a Carbon Farming Initiative livestock project
  • AHCCFI507 Plan a Carbon Farming Initiative waste or manure management project
  • AHCCFI508 Plan a Carbon Farming Initiative project to sequester carbon in soil or biochar
  • AHCCFI509 Plan a Carbon Farming Initiative savannah burning, feral animal or rangelands project
  • AHCCFI510 Plan a Carbon Farming Initiative vegetation project
  • AHCCFI511 Plan a Carbon Farming Initiative project to avoid emissions from soil and crops

3

AHC10v5

Added elective unit AHCPCM505A Conduct environment and food safety risk assessment of plant nutrition and soil fertility programs

2

AHC10v4

Equivalent imported units updated

1

AHC10

Initial release

Description

The Diploma of Agriculture reflects the role of personnel working on farms and stations who manage enterprise production units and employees and sole operators of agribusinesses who provide crop production advice and services to production enterprises.

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, AHC60110 Advanced Diploma of Agriculture.

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:

  • Farm production manager
  • Production unit manager
  • Agronomist
  • Station/property manager.

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

  • Reading and interpreting workplace related documentation
  • Writing to audience needs
  • Interpreting the needs of internal/external customers
  • Establishing/using networks

Teamwork

  • 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
  • Applying a range of strategies in problem solving
  • Listening to and resolving concerns in relation to workplace issues

Initiative and enterprise

  • Identifying opportunities that might not be obvious to others
  • Generating a range of options in response to workplace matters
  • Translating ideas into action
  • Developing innovative solutions

Planning and organising

  • Taking initiative and making decisions within workplace role
  • Working within or establishing clear project goals and deliverables
  • Determining or applying required resources
  • Allocating people and other resources to tasks and workplace requirements

Self-management

  • Having a personal vision and goals
  • Articulating own ideas and vision
  • Monitoring and evaluating own performance
  • Taking responsibility at the appropriate level

Learning

  • Being open to learning, new ideas and techniques
  • Learning in order to accommodate change
  • Managing own learning

Technology

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

Packaging Rules

Packaging Rules 

Completion of ten (10) elective units.

ELECTIVE UNITS 

  • a minimum of five (5) units must come from elective group A
  • a minimum of three (3) units must come from elective groups A or B
  • a maximum of two (2) units may be selected from units aligned to Certificate IV, Diploma or Advanced Diploma in AHC10 or from any other currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course. Selected units must be relevant to job outcomes in agriculture.

ELECTIVE UNITS GROUP A 

Agribusiness 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCAGB501A

Develop climate risk management strategies

AHCAGB505A

Develop a whole farm plan

Business 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCBUS501A

Manage staff

AHCBUS506A

Develop and review a business plan

AHCBUS507A

Monitor and review business performance

Broadacre cropping 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCBAC501A

Manage agricultural crop production

AHCBAC502A

Manage forage conservation

AHCBAC503A

Manage integrated crop and pasture production

AHCBAC504A

Plan and manage a stored grain program

AHCBAC505A

Plan and manage long-term weed, pest and/or disease control in crops

AHCBAC506A

Manage the harvest of crops

AHCBAC507A

Develop production plans for crops

Livestock 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCLSK501A

Manage livestock production

AHCLSK502A

Arrange marketing of livestock

AHCLSK503A

Develop and implement a breeding strategy

AHCLSK504A

Develop livestock health and welfare strategies

AHCLSK505A

Develop production plans for livestock

Occupational health and safety 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCOHS501A

Manage Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) processes

Organic production 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCORG501A

Develop an organic management plan

AHCORG502A

Prepare the enterprise for organic certification

Soils and media 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCSOL501A

Monitor and manage soils for production

ELECTIVE UNITS GROUP B 

Agribusiness 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCAGB502A

Plan and manage infrastructure requirements

AHCAGB503A

Plan and monitor production processes

AHCAGB504A

Plan production for the whole land/farm based business

BSBWOR501B

Manage personal work priorities and professional development

Business 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCBUS502A

Market products and services

AHCBUS503A

Negotiate and monitor contracts

AHCBUS504A

Prepare estimates, quotes and tenders

AHCBUS505A

Develop a marketing plan

AHCBUS508A

Prepare and monitor budgets and financial reports

BSBFIM501A

Manage budgets and financial plans

BSBHRM506A

Manage recruitment selection and induction processes

BSBRES401A

Analyse and present research information

BSBRSK501B

Manage risk

TLIL5019A

Implement and monitor transport logistics

TLIR4002A

Source goods/services and evaluate contractors

TLIR4003A

Negotiate a contract

Carbon farming 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCCFI501

Provide technical advice on the Carbon Farming Initiative

AHCCFI502

Assess the feasibility of a Carbon Farming Initiative project

AHCCFI503

Advise on Carbon Initiative project planning and implementation

AHCCFI504

Monitor and report on a Carbon Farming Initiative project

AHCCFI505

Aggregate Carbon Farming Initiative projects

AHCCFI506

Plan a Carbon Farming Initiative livestock project

AHCCFI507

Plan a Carbon Farming Initiative waste or manure management project

AHCCFI508

Plan a Carbon Farming Initiative project to sequester carbon in soil or biochar

AHCCFI509

Plan a Carbon Farming Initiative savannah burning, feral animal or rangelands project

AHCCFI510

Plan a Carbon Farming Initiative vegetation project

AHCCFI511

Plan a Carbon Farming Initiative project to avoid emissions from soil and crops

Chemicals 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCCHM401A

Minimise risks in the use of chemicals

AHCCHM501A

Develop and manage a chemical use strategy

Deer 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCDER401A

Handle, store and grade deer velvet

AHCDER501A

Comply with deer industry national velvet accreditation requirements

AHCDER502A

Harvest deer velvet

Drainage 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCDRG501A

Design drainage systems

Livestock 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCLSK506A

Design livestock effluent systems

Machinery operation and maintenance 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCMOM501A

Manage machinery and equipment

AHCMOM502A

Implement a machinery management system

Merchandising and sales 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCMER501A

Develop a sales strategy for rural products

Natural area restoration 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCNAR506A

Develop and implement sustainable land use strategies

Organic production 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCORG401A

Manage biodynamic production

AHCORG402A

Manage organic livestock production

AHCORG403A

Manage organic soil improvement

Plants 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCPCM505A

Conduct environment and food safety risk assessment of plant nutrition and soil fertility programs

Shearing 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCSHG405A

Arrange employment for shearing operations

Water 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCWAT502A

Manage water systems

Work 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCWRK501A

Plan, implement and review a quality assurance program

AHCWRK502A

Collect and manage data

AHCWRK504A

Assess new industry developments

AHCWRK505A

Manage trial and/or research material

AHCWRK509A

Provide specialist advice to clients

AHCWRK511A

Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability

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