Qualification details

AHC20516 - Certificate II in Arboriculture (Release 1)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 27/Jun/2016

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes AHC20513 - Certificate II in ArboricultureThis qualification is not equivalent to AHC20513 Certificate II in Arboriculture. 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 1.0-1.1,2.0 

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
AHCARB207 - Perform ground based riggingPerform ground based rigging Core
AHCARB208 - Recognise treesRecognise trees Core
AHCARB209 - Assist with aerial rescue from the groundAssist with aerial rescue from the ground Core
AHCARB210 - Work effectively in the arboriculture industryWork effectively in the arboriculture industry Core
AHCARB303 - Perform pruning operationsPerform pruning operations Core
AHCARB311 - Tie, dress, set and finish arborist knotsTie, dress, set and finish arborist knots Core
AHCBIO201 - Inspect and clean machinery for plant, animal and soil materialInspect and clean machinery for plant, animal and soil material Elective
AHCCHM201 - Apply chemicals under supervisionApply chemicals under supervision Elective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 841412 Horticultural Nursery Assistant 
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 Arboriculture 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Arboriculture Worker 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 841412 Horticultural Nursery Assistant 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 provides occupation outcomes with knowledge and skills to undertake a range of ground-based tree work activities and as a pathway for further learning required for tree workers in the arboriculture industry.

This qualification is suitable for an Australian Apprenticeship.

Occupational Licensing, legislative or certification requirements may apply to this qualification in some jurisdictions. Specific determination should be sought through the relevant State or Territory.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Packaging Rules

Total number of units = 20

  • Core Units = 14
  • Elective Units = 6

Core Units

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

CPCCOHS1001A

Work safely in the construction industry

AHCARB207

Perform ground based rigging*

AHCARB311 Tie, dress, set and finish arborist knots

AHCARB208

Recognise trees

AHCARB209

Assist with aerial rescue from the ground*

HLTAID003 Provide first aid

AHCARB207 Perform ground based rigging*

AHCARB311 Tie, dress, set and finish arborist knots

AHCARB210

Work effectively in the arboriculture industry

AHCARB303

Perform pruning operations*

FWPCOT2237 Maintain chainsaws

AND

FWPCOT2239Trim and cut felled trees

OR

FWPCOT3238Operate a pole saw

AHCARB311

Tie, dress, set and finish arborist knots

FWPCOT2236

Fall trees manually (basic)

FWPCOT2237

Maintain chainsaws

FWPCOT2239

Trim and cut felled trees

FWPHAR2206

Operate a mobile chipper/mulcher

HLTAID003

Provide first aid

TLID1001

Shift materials safely using manual handling methods

UETTDREL14A

Working safely near live electrical apparatus as a non-electrical worker

Elective Units

  • Select at least 4 units from the elective list
  • An additional 2 units may be selected from the elective list, or this or any other endorsed Training Package or Accredited Course
    Selected units must be relevant to job outcomes in Arboriculture 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*

AHCCHM201 Apply chemicals under supervision

AHCARB206

Operate and maintain stump grinding machines*

AHCARB210Work effectively in the arboriculture industry

HLTAID003 Provide first aid

AHCBIO201

Inspect and clean machinery for plant, animal and soil material

AHCCHM201

Apply chemicals under supervision

AHCLSC205

Install tree protection devices

AHCMOM204

Undertake operational maintenance of machinery

AHCMOM207

Conduct front-end loader operations

AHCPGD201

Plant trees and shrubs

AHCPMG201

Treat weeds

AHCSOL202

Assist with soil or growing media sampling and testing

AHCWRK209

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

FWPCOT3238

Operate a pole saw

FPIFGM3212

Fall trees manually (intermediate)

FWPFGM3213

Fall trees manually (advanced)

RIIWHS205D

Control traffic with stop-slow bat

TLILIC2005

Licence to operate a boom-type elevating work platform (boom length 11 metres or more)

CPCCCM2010B

Work safely at heights

CPCCCM3001C

Operate elevated work platforms up to 11 metres

UETTDRRF03B

Perform EWP rescue

UETTDRRF08B

Perform EWP controlled descent escape

HLTAID001

Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

Qualification Mapping Information

This qualification is not equivalent to AHC20513 Certificate II in Arboriculture.

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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