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Qualification details

AHC20810 - Certificate II in Retail Nursery (Release 2)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Is superseded by and equivalent to AHC20816 - Certificate II in Retail NurseryThis qualification is equivalent to AHC20810 Certificate II in Retail Nursery. 26/Jun/2016
Supersedes RTF20503 - Certificate II in Horticulture (Retail Nursery) 09/Jun/2011

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
2 (this release) 15/Oct/2012
(View details for release 1) 10/Jun/2011

Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

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AHCBIO202A - Follow site quarantine proceduresFollow site quarantine procedures Elective
AHCCHM201A - Apply chemicals under supervisionApply chemicals under supervision Elective
AHCDRG201A - Maintain drainage systemsMaintain drainage systems Elective
AHCIRG202A - Assist with the operation of pressurised irrigationAssist with the operation of pressurised irrigation Elective
AHCIRG206A - Maintain pressurised irrigation systemsMaintain pressurised irrigation systems Elective
AHCMOM203A - Operate basic machinery and equipmentOperate basic machinery and equipment Elective
AHCNSY201A - Pot up plantsPot up plants Elective
AHCNSY202A - Tend nursery plantsTend nursery plants Core
AHCNSY203A - Undertake propagation activitiesUndertake propagation activities Elective
AHCNSY204A - Maintain indoor plantsMaintain indoor plants Core
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 362411 Nurseryperson 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4621-11 Nurseryperson 
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 Nurseries 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Garden Centre Sales Assistant 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 362411 Nurseryperson 04/Nov/2011 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4621-11 Nurseryperson 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

Release 

TP Version 

Comments 

2

AHC10v4

Equivalent imported Units updated

1

AHC10

Initial release

Description

This qualification provides an occupational outcome in retail nursery industry. The nursery 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 Retail Nursery or Certificate III in Production Nursery.

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:

Garden centre sales assistant

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

  • Participating in ongoing learning
  • Learning new skills and techniques

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 seven (7) core units and eight (8) elective units.

ELECTIVE UNITS 

  • a minimum of five (5) units must come from the elective unit list
  • a maximum of three (3) units may be selected from units aligned to Certificates 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 nursery industry.

CORE UNITS 

Occupational Health and Safety

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCOHS201A

Participate in OHS processes

Plants

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCPCM201A

Recognise plants

Nursery

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCNSY202A

Tend nursery plants

AHCNSY204A

Maintain indoor plants

Merchandising and sales

Unit code 

Unit title 

SIRXCCS201

Apply point-of-sale handling procedures

SIRXSLS201

Sell products and services

Soils and media

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCSOL201A

Determine basic properties of soil and/or growing media

ELECTIVE UNITS 

Biosecurity

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCBIO202A

Follow site quarantine procedures

Chemicals

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCCHM201A

Apply chemicals under supervision

Drainage

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCDRG201A

Maintain drainage systems

First Aid 

Unit code 

Unit title 

HLTFA201A

Provide basic emergency life support

Irrigation 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCIRG202A

Assist with the operation of pressurised irrigation

AHCIRG206A

Maintain pressurised irrigation systems

Machinery operation and maintenance 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCMOM203A

Operate basic machinery and equipment

Merchandising and sales 

Unit code 

Unit title 

SIRXICT001A

Operate retail technology

SIRXADM001A

Apply retail office procedures

Nursery 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCNSY201A

Pot up plants

AHCNSY203A

Undertake propagation activities

Pests management 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCPMG202A

Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders

Work 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCWRK204A

Work effectively in the industry

AHCWRK209A

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices