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Qualification details

AHC20816 - Certificate II in Retail Nursery (Release 3)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Is superseded by AHC20720 - Certificate II in Nursery OperationsMerged qualifications AHC20716 Certificate II in Production Nursery and AHC20816 Certificate II in Retail Nursery. Title changed. Revised packaging rules to better reflect outcomes. Updated to include revised units, new and revised imported units, and all prerequisites as electives 23/Dec/2020
Supersedes and is equivalent to AHC20810 - Certificate II in Retail NurseryThis qualification is equivalent to AHC20810 Certificate II in Retail Nursery. 26/Jun/2016

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
3 (this release) 21/Oct/2019
(View details for release 2) 21/Dec/2017
(View details for release 1) 27/Jun/2016


Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Title columnEssentialSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Essential column
AHCNSY202 - Care for nursery plantsCare for nursery plantsCore
AHCDRG202 - Maintain drainage systemsMaintain drainage systemsElective
AHCWRK204 - Work effectively in the industryWork effectively in the industryElective
AHCBIO202 - Follow site quarantine proceduresFollow site quarantine proceduresElective
AHCSOL202 - Assist with soil or growing media sampling and testingAssist with soil or growing media sampling and testingCore
AHCWHS201 - Participate in work health and safety processesParticipate in work health and safety processesCore
BSBWOR204 - Use business technologyUse business technologyElective
AHCCHM201 - Apply chemicals under supervisionApply chemicals under supervisionElective
AHCNSY204 - Maintain indoor plantsMaintain indoor plantsCore
AHCMOM203 - Operate basic machinery and equipmentOperate basic machinery and equipmentElective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 362411 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 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 4.0.

Release 2

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

Release 1

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

Qualification 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.

No 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:
  • 7 core units plus
  • 8 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:

  • Select 5 units from list below
  • 3 units may be selected from this or any other endorsed Training Package or Accredited Course
  • Selected units must be relevant to job outcomes in retail nursery work and must be chosen to ensure the integrity of the qualification outcome at AQF level 2.

Core Units

AHCNSY202

Care for nursery plants

AHCNSY204

Maintain indoor plants

AHCPCM201

Recognise plants

AHCSOL202

Assist with soil or growing media sampling and testing

AHCWHS201

Participate in work health and safety processes

SIRXSLS001

Sell to the retail customer

SIRXSLS002

Follow point-of-sale procedures

Elective Units

AHCBIO202

Follow site quarantine procedures

AHCCHM201

Apply chemicals under supervision

AHCDRG202

Maintain drainage systems

AHCIRG221

Assist with pressurised irrigation operations

AHCMOM203

Operate basic machinery and equipment

AHCNSY201

Pot up plants

AHCNSY203

Undertake propagation activities

AHCPMG202

Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders

AHCWRK204

Work effectively in the industry

AHCWRK209

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

BSBINM201

Process and maintain workplace information

BSBWOR204

Use business technology

HLTAID002

Provide basic emergency life support

Qualification Mapping Information

Code and title current version

Code and title previous version

Comments

Equivalence status

AHC20816 Certificate II in Retail Nursery Release 3

AHC20816 Certificate II in Retail Nursery Release 2

Updated elective unit codes

Equivalent qualification

Links

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