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Qualification details

AHC20610 - Certificate II in Parks and Gardens (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Is superseded by and equivalent to AHC20616 - Certificate II in Parks and GardensThis qualification is equivalent to AHC20610 Certificate II in Parks and Gardens. 26/Jun/2016
Supersedes RTF20703 - Certificate II in Horticulture (Parks and Gardens) 09/Jun/2011

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 10/Jun/2011

Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

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AHCPCM201A - Recognise plantsRecognise plantsN/A
AHCSOL201A - Determine basic properties of soil and/or growing mediaDetermine basic properties of soil and/or growing mediaN/A
AHCTRF204A - Support turf establishmentSupport turf establishmentN/A
AHCTRF202A - Prepare turf surfaces for playPrepare turf surfaces for playN/A
AHCPGD203A - Prune shrubs and small treesPrune shrubs and small treesN/A
AHCPMG201A - Treat weedsTreat weedsN/A
AHCLSC201A - Assist with landscape construction workAssist with landscape construction workN/A
AHCPGD201A - Plant trees and shrubsPlant trees and shrubsN/A
AHCPGD205A - Prepare a grave sitePrepare a grave siteN/A
AHCPGD206A - Conduct visual inspection of park facilitiesConduct visual inspection of park facilitiesN/A
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 841411 Garden Labourer 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 9922-13 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 Turf,Parks and Gardens,Racing Track Maintenance 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Parks and Gardens Worker,Assistant Gardener 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 841411 Garden Labourer 04/Nov/2011 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 9922-13 Garden Labourer 04/Nov/2011 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0503 Horticulture And Viticulture 04/Nov/2011 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 521 Certificate II 10/Jun/2011 
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Modification History

Not Applicable

Description

This qualification provides an occupational outcome in parks and gardens. The parks and gardens industry expects this qualification to be achieved to meet job outcomes at this level.

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, Certificate III in Parks and Gardens.

Australian Apprenticeships 

This qualification is suitable for an Australian Apprenticeship.

Licensing considerations 

There are no specific licences that relate to this qualification.

Job roles 

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

Assistant gardener

Groundsperson

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Refer to Pathways Information

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

Teamwork

  • Working as an individual and a team member
  • Working with diverse individuals and groups

Problem-solving

  • Solving problems individually or in teams

Initiative and enterprise

  • Adapting to new situations

Planning and organising

  • Collecting analysing and organising information
  • Taking initiative and making decisions within workplace role
  • Participating in continuous improvement and planning

Self-management

  • Taking responsibility at the appropriate level

Learning

  • Learning in order to accommodate change

Technology

  • Using technology and related workplace equipment
  • Using basic technology skills
  • Applying OHS knowledge when using technology

Packaging Rules

Packaging Rules 

Completion of fifteen (15) units made up of ten (10) core units and five (5) elective units.

ELECTIVE UNITS 

  • a minimum of two (2) units must be selected from the elective unit list
  • a maximum of three (3) units may be selected from units aligned to Certificate II or III 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 

Occupational Health and Safety 

AHCOHS201A Participate in OHS processes

Chemicals 

AHCCHM201A Apply chemicals under supervision

Irrigation 

AHCIRG206A Maintain pressurised irrigation systems

Machinery operation and maintenance 

AHCMOM203A Operate basic machinery and equipment

Parks and gardens 

AHCPGD201A Plant trees and shrubs

AHCPGD206A Conduct visual inspection of park facilities

Pest management 

AHCPMG201A Treat weeds

Plants 

AHCPCM201A Recognise plants

Soils and media 

AHCSOL201A Determine basic properties of soil and/or growing media

Turf 

AHCTRF204A Support turf establishment

ELECTIVE UNITS 

Arboriculture 

AHCARB201A Apply a range of treatments to trees

Irrigation 

AHCIRG203A Install micro-irrigation systems

AHCIRG204A Lay irrigation and/or drainage pipes

Landscape 

AHCLSC201A Assist with landscape construction work

Machinery operation and maintenance 

AHCMOM204A Undertake operational maintenance of machinery

AHCMOM211A Operate side by side utility vehicles

Nursery 

AHCNSY203A Undertake propagation activities

Parks and gardens 

AHCPGD202A Prepare and maintain plant displays

AHCPGD203A Prune shrubs and small trees

AHCPGD205A Prepare a grave site

Pest management 

AHCPMG202A Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders

Turf 

AHCTRF202A Prepare turf surfaces for play

AHCTRF203A Renovate grassed areas

Work 

AHCWRK207A Collect and record production data

AHCWRK209A Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices