Qualification details

AHC50710 - Diploma of Parks and Gardens Management (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 RTF50703 - Diploma of Horticulture (Parks and Gardens) 09/Jun/2011

Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 362211 Gardener (General) 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 3112-79 Science Technical Officers Nec 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0503 Horticulture And Viticulture 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 362211 Gardener (General) 04/Nov/2011 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 3112-79 Science Technical Officers Nec 04/Nov/2011 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0503 Horticulture And Viticulture 04/Nov/2011 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 10/Jun/2011 
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Modification History

Release 

TP Version 

Comments 

2

AHC10v4

Equivalent imported Units updated

1

AHC10

Initial release

Description

The Diploma of Parks and Gardens Management reflects the role of those who manage private parks and gardens or personnel working in local government as parks mangers.

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, Advanced Diploma of Horticulture.

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:

Parks and Gardens 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

  • Listening and understanding
  • Speaking clearly and directly
  • Reading and interpreting workplace related documentation
  • Writing to audience needs
  • Interpreting the needs of internal/external customers
  • Applying numeracy skills to workplace requirements
  • Establishing/using networks
  • Sharing information
  • Negotiating responsively

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
  • Being creative in response to workplace challenges
  • Identifying opportunities that might not be obvious to others
  • Generating a range of options in response to workplace matters
  • Translating ideas into actions
  • Developing a strategic, creative long-term vision

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
  • Determining or applying required resources
  • Allocating people and other resources to tasks and workplace requirements
  • Managing time and priorities
  • Adapting resource allocations to cope with contingencies

Self-management

  • Taking responsibility at the appropriate level

Learning

  • Defining own learning needs
  • Carrying out independent learning to improve capability

Technology

  • Using technology and related workplace equipment
  • Using technology to organise data

Packaging Rules

Packaging Rules 

Completion of twelve (12) units made up of five (5) core units and seven (7) elective units.

ELECTIVE UNITS 

  • a minimum of five (5) units must come from the elective units list
  • a maximum of two (2) units may be selected from the elective units or from units aligned to Certificate IV or above in AHC10 or from any other currently endorsed training package or accredited course. Selected units must be relevant to job outcomes in the parks and gardens industry.

CORE UNITS 

Business 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCBUS501A

Manage staff

AHCBUS504A

Prepare estimates, quotes and tenders

Parks and gardens 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCPGD503A

Manage parks and reserves

AHCPGD504A

Develop and implement a streetscape management plan

Turf 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCTRF501A

Plan the establishment of sports turf playing surfaces

ELECTIVE UNITS 

Parks and gardens 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCPGD501A

Manage plant cultural practices

AHCPGD502A

Plan the restoration of parks and gardens

AHCPGD505A

Conduct comprehensive inspection of park facilities

Arboriculture 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCARB501A

Assess trees

AHCARB502A

Identify, select and specify trees

AHCARB503A

Diagnose tree diseases

AHCARB504A

Develop a tree protection program

AHCARB505A

Document and audit tree work

Business 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCBUS503A

Negotiate and monitor contracts

BSBFIM501A

Manage budgets and financial plans

BSBHRM506A

Manage recruitment selection and induction processes

AHCWRK511A

Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability

TLIR4002A

Source goods/services and evaluate contractors

TLIR4003A

Negotiate a contract

Chemicals 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCCHM501A

Develop and manage a chemical use strategy

Irrigation 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCIRG501A

Audit irrigation systems

AHCIRG502A

Design irrigation system maintenance and monitoring programs

AHCIRG503A

Design irrigation, drainage and water treatment systems

AHCIRG504A

Develop an irrigation and drainage management plan

Landscape 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCLSC501A

Survey and establish site levels

AHCLSC502A

Manage landscape projects

AHCLSC503A

Manage a tree transplanting program

Occupational health and safety 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCOHS501A

Manage Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) processes

Plants 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCPCM501A

Diagnose plant health problems

AHCPCM502A

Collect and classify plants

AHCPCM503A

Specify plants for landscapes

AHCPCM504A

Design and maintain a specialised landscape

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