Qualification details

AHC20416 - Certificate II in Horticulture (Release 3)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
3 (this release)Current 21/Dec/2017
(View details for release 2) Replaced14/Sep/2016
(View details for release 1) Replaced27/Jun/2016

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to AHC20410 - Certificate II in HorticultureThis qualification is equivalent to AHC20410 Certificate II in Horticulture. 26/Jun/2016


Training packages that include this qualification

CodeTitleSort Table listing Training Packges by the Title columnRelease
AHC - Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training PackageAgriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training Package 2.0 

Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Title columnEssential
AHCARB201 - Apply a range of treatments to treesApply a range of treatments to trees Elective
AHCARB206 - Operate and maintain stump grinding machinesOperate and maintain stump grinding machines Elective
AHCARB303 - Perform pruning operationsPerform pruning operations Elective
AHCARB311 - Tie, dress, set and finish arborist knotsTie, dress, set and finish arborist knots Elective
AHCARB312 - Use standard climbing techniques to access treesUse standard climbing techniques to access trees Elective
AHCCHM201 - Apply chemicals under supervisionApply chemicals under supervision Elective
AHCINF203 - Maintain properties and structuresMaintain properties and structures Elective
AHCINF204 - Fabricate and repair metal or plastic structuresFabricate and repair metal or plastic structures Elective
AHCIRG215 - Assist with low volume irrigation operationsAssist with low volume irrigation operations Elective
AHCIRG217 - Assist with pressurised irrigation operationsAssist with pressurised irrigation operations Elective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 841411 Garden Labourer 
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 Horticulture 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Landscape Worker,Horticulture Assistant 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 841411 Garden Labourer 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 3

This version released with AHC Agriculture, Horticulture, Conservation and Land Management Training Package Version 2.0.

Release 2

This version released with AHC Agriculture, Horticulture, Conservation and Land Management Training Package Version 1.1.

Release 1

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

Qualification Description

This qualification underpins a range of work functions and job roles that can lead to a horticultural trade qualification.

No occupational 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:
  • 5 core units plus
  • 10 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:

  • 8 units from the electives listed below
  • 2 units may be selected from the remaining electives list below and/or from this or any other currently endorsed Training Package or Accredited Course.

Core Units 

AHCPCM201

Recognise plants

AHCPMG201

Treat weeds

AHCPMG202

Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders

AHCSOL202

Assist with soil or growing media sampling and testing

AHCWHS201

Participate in work health and safety processes

Elective Units 

An asterisk (*) next to the unit code indicates that there are prerequisite requirements which must be met when packaging the qualification. Please refer to the Prerequisite requirements table for details.

AHCARB201

Apply a range of treatments to trees

AHCARB206

Operate and maintain stump grinding machines

AHCARB303*

Perform pruning operations

AHCARB311

Tie, dress, set and finish arborist knots

AHCARB312*

Use standard climbing techniques to access trees

AHCCHM201

Apply chemicals under supervision

AHCINF203

Maintain properties and structures

AHCINF204

Fabricate and repair metal or plastic structures

AHCIRG215

Assist with low volume irrigation operations

AHCIRG217

Assist with pressurised irrigation operations

AHCLSC201

Assist with landscape construction work

AHCLSC202

Construct low-profile timber or modular retaining walls

AHCLSC203

Install aggregate paths

AHCLSC204

Lay paving

AHCLSC205

Install tree protection devices

AHCMOM202

Operate tractors

AHCMOM203

Operate basic machinery and equipment

AHCMOM204

Undertake operational maintenance of machinery

AHCMOM205

Operate vehicles

AHCMOM211

Operate side by side utility vehicles

AHCMOM212

Operate quad bikes

AHCMOM213

Operate and maintain chainsaws

AHCNSY201

Pot up plants

AHCNSY202

Care for nursery plants

AHCNSY203

Undertake propagation activities

AHCNSY204

Maintain indoor plants

AHCPCM202

Collect, prepare and preserve plant specimens

AHCPCM203*

Fell small trees

AHCPGD201

Plant trees and shrubs

AHCPGD202

Prepare and maintain plant displays

AHCPGD203

Prune shrubs and small trees

AHCPGD204

Transplant small trees

AHCPGD205

Prepare a grave site

AHCPGD206

Conduct visual inspection of park facilities

AHCTRF201

Assist with turf construction

AHCTRF202

Prepare turf surfaces for play

AHCTRF203

Renovate grassed areas

AHCTRF204

Support turf establishment

AHCWRK204

Work effectively in the industry

AHCWRK205

Participate in workplace communications

AHCWRK206

Observe enterprise quality assurance procedures

AHCWRK207

Collect and record production data

AHCWRK208

Provide information on products and services

AHCWRK209

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

BSBINM201

Process and maintain workplace information

BSBWOR204

Use business technology

FWPCOT2236

Fall trees manually (basic) 

FWPCOT2239

Trim and cut felled trees

FWPFGM2207

Undertake brushcutting operations

FWPFGM3212

Fall trees manually (intermediate)

FWPHAR2206

Operate a mobile chipper/mulcher

MEM18001C

Use hand tools

MEM18002B

Use power tools/hand held operations

SIRRINV002

Control stock

SIRRMER001

Produce visual merchandise displays

SIRRRTF001

Balance and secure point-of-sale terminal

SIRXCEG001

Engage the customer

SIRXIND002

Organise and maintain the store environment

SIRXPDK001

Advise on products and services

SIRXSLS001

Sell to the retail customer

SIRXSLS002

Follow point-of-sale handling procedures

TLID1001

Shift materials safely using manual handling methods

Prerequisite requirements 

Unit of competency 

Prerequisite requirement 

AHCARB303 Perform pruning operations

FWPCOT2237 Maintain chainsaws

FWPCOT2239 Trim and cut felled trees

OR

FWPCOT3238 Operate a pole saw

AHCARB312 Use standard climbing techniques to access trees

AHCARB311 Tie, dress, set and finish arborist knots

AHCPCM203 Fell small trees

AHCMOM213 Operate and maintain chainsaws

Qualification Mapping Information

Code and title current version 

Code and title previous version 

Comments 

Equivalence status 

AHC20416 Certificate II in Horticulture Release 3

AHC20416 Certificate II in Horticulture Release 2

Updated imported units in elective bank

Clarified prerequisite requirements

Equivalent qualification

Links

Companion Volumes, including Implementation Guides, are available at VETNet: - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=c6399549-9c62-4a5e-bf1a-524b2322cf72

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