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Qualification details

AHC20316 - Certificate II in Production Horticulture (Release 2)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to AHC20310 - Certificate II in Production HorticultureThis qualification is equivalent to AHC20310 Certificate II in Production Horticulture. 26/Jun/2016

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
2 (this release) 21/Oct/2019
(View details for release 1) 27/Jun/2016


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 columnEssentialSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Essential column
AHCNSY203 - Undertake propagation activitiesUndertake propagation activitiesElective
TLID2022 - Conduct weighbridge operationsConduct weighbridge operationsElective
AHCPHT205 - Carry out post-harvest operationsCarry out post-harvest operationsElective
FBPVIT2001 - Bench graft vinesBench graft vinesElective
AHCWRK209 - Participate in environmentally sustainable work practicesParticipate in environmentally sustainable work practicesElective
AHCMOM202 - Operate tractorsOperate tractorsElective
AHCIRG221 - Assist with pressurised irrigation operationsAssist with pressurised irrigation operationsElective
AHCPHT204 - Undertake field budding and graftingUndertake field budding and graftingElective
AHCPHT202 - Carry out canopy maintenanceCarry out canopy maintenanceElective
AHCMOM201 - Operate two wheel motorbikesOperate two wheel motorbikesElective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 841200 Crop Farm Workers 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0503 Horticulture And Viticulture 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 521 Certificate II 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Floriculture,Weed Management,Forest Growing, Management and Harvesting,Environmental Protection,Landscaping,Irrigation,Production Horticulture,Nurseries 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Fruit and Vegetable Farm Worker,Mushroom Farm Worker,Orchard Worker 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 841200 Crop Farm Workers 14/Oct/2016 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0503 Horticulture And Viticulture 14/Oct/2016 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 521 Certificate II 27/Jun/2016 
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Modification History

Release

Comments

Release 2

This version released with AHC Agriculture, Horticulture, Conservation and Land Management Training Package Version 4.0.

Release 1

This version released with AHC Agriculture, Horticulture, Conservation and Land Management Training Package Version 1.0.

Qualification Description

The qualification enables individuals to select a tree cropping, vegetable or berry production, grape growing or mushroom production context as a job focus, or a mixture in the case of mixed enterprises.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Packaging Rules

To achieve this qualification, competency must be demonstrated in:

  • 15 units of competency:
  • 1 core units plus
  • 14 elective units.

Elective units must ensure the integrity of the qualification’s Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) alignment and contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome. The electives are to be chosen as follows:

  • Select 4 units from Group A
  • Select 7 units from Group A or B
  • 3 units may be selected from Group B or this or any other endorsed Training Package or Accredited Course
  • Selected units must be relevant to job outcomes in production horticulture and must be chosen to ensure the integrity of the qualification outcome at AQF level 2

Core Units

AHCWHS201

Participate in work health and safety processes

Elective Units

Group A

AHCBIO202

Follow site quarantine procedures

AHCCHM201

Apply chemicals under supervision

AHCMOM203

Operate basic machinery and equipment

AHCPHT201

Plant horticultural crops

AHCPHT205

Carry out post-harvest operations

AHCPHT214

Support horticultural crop harvesting

AHCPMG201

Treat weeds

AHCPMG202

Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders

AHCSOL202

Assist with soil or growing media sampling and testing

AHCWRK209

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practice

Group B

AHCINF203

Maintain properties and structures

AHCIRG219

Assist with low volume irrigation operations

AHCIRG220

Assist with surface irrigation operations

AHCIRG221

Assist with pressurised irrigation operations

AHCIRG222

Assist with pump and flow control device operations

AHCIRG343

Operate irrigation injection equipment

AHCMOM201

Operate two wheel motorbikes

AHCMOM202

Operate tractors

AHCMOM204

Undertake operational maintenance of machinery

AHCMOM205

Operate vehicles

AHCMOM217

Operate quad bikes

AHCNSY202

Care for nursery plants

AHCNSY203

Undertake propagation activities

AHCPHT202

Carry out canopy maintenance

AHCPHT204

Undertake field budding and grafting

AHCPHT206

Handle and move mushroom boxes

AHCPHT207

Perform mushroom substrate process tasks

AHCPHT208

Water mushroom crops

AHCPHT209

Produce trellis dried grapes

AHCWRK201

Observe and report on weather

AHCWRK206

Observe enterprise quality assurance procedures

AHCWRK207

Collect and record production data

AHCWRK208

Provide information on products and services

AHCWRK312

Operate in isolated and remote situations

FBPOPR2012

Maintain food safety when loading, unloading and transporting food

FBPOPR2067

Work in a food handling area for non-food handlers

FBPVIT2001

Bench graft vines

FBPVIT2002

Carry out potting operations

FBPVIT2003

Hand prune vines

FBPVIT2005

Maintain callusing environment

FBPVIT2006

Obtain and process rootlings

FBPVIT2008

Train vines

FBPVIT2010

Take and process vine cuttings

FBPVIT2011

Operate vineyard equipment

FBPVIT2016

Carry out hot water treatment

FBPVIT2017

Operate nursery cold storage facilities

FBPVIT2018

Support mechanical harvesting operations

FBPVIT3005

Install and maintain vine trellis

FBPVIT3006

Field graft vines

FBPVIT3007

Operate specialised canopy management equipment

FWPCOT3259

Operate a four wheel drive on unsealed roads

MEM18001

Use hand tools

MEM18002

Use power tools/hand held operations

TLID1001

Shift materials safely using manual handling methods

TLID2022

Conduct weighbridge operations

TLILIC0003

Licence to operate a forklift truck

Qualification Mapping Information

Code and title current version

Code and title previous version

Comments

Equivalence status

AHC20316 Certificate II in Production Horticulture Release 2

AHC20316 Certificate II in Production Horticulture Release 1

Updated elective unit codes

Equivalent qualification

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=c6399549-9c62-4a5e-bf1a-524b2322cf72