Qualification details

AHC20416 - Certificate II in Horticulture (Release 2)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
2 (this release)Current 14/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 1.1 

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
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
AHCLSC201 - Assist with landscape construction workAssist with landscape construction work 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

TP Version

Comment

1

AHCv1.0

Initial release

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

Total number of units = 15

  • Core Units = 5
  • Elective Units = 10

Core Units

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

AHCWHS201

Participate in work health and safety processes

AHCPCM201

Recognise plants

AHCPMG201

Treat weeds

AHCPMG202

Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders

AHCSOL202

Assist with soil or growing media sampling and testing

Elective Units

  • Select 8 units from elective list below
  • 2 units may be selected from the elective list below or from this or any other endorsed Training Package or Accredited Course
    Selected units must be relevant to job outcomes in horticulture and must be chosen to ensure the integrity of the qualification outcome at AQF level 2

NOTE: Units marked with an asterisk (*) require completion of prerequisite Unit/s which is identified under the Unit

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

AHCARB201

Apply a range of treatments to trees

AHCARB303

Perform pruning operations

AHCARB312

Use standard climbing techniques to access trees

AHCMOM213

Operate and maintain chainsaws

AHCARB206

Operate and maintain stump grinding machines

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

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*
*AHCMOM213 Operate and maintain chainsaws

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

FWPCOT2239

Trim and cut felled trees

FWPCOT2236

Fall trees manually (basic) 

FWPFGM3212

Fall trees manually (intermediate)

FWPHAR2206

Operate a mobile chipper/mulcher

FWPFGM2207

Undertake brushcutting operations

MEM18001C

Use hand tools

MEM18002B

Use power tools/hand held operations

SIRXADM001A

Apply retail office procedures

SIRXSLS002

Follow point-of-sale handling procedures

SIRXCEG001

Engage the customer

SIRXIND002

Organise and maintain the store environment

SIRXFIN002A

Perform retail finance duties

SIRRRTF001

Balance and secure point-of-sale terminal

SIRXICT001A

Operate retail technology

SIRRINV002

Control stock

SIRXMER201

Merchandise products

SIRXPDK001

Advise on products and services

SIRXSLS001

Sell to the retail customer

TLID1001

Shift materials safely using manual handling methods

Qualification Mapping Information

This qualification is equivalent to AHC20410 Certificate II in Horticulture.

Links

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

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