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Qualification details

AHC21020 - Certificate II in Conservation and Ecosystem Management (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to AHC21016 - Certificate II in Conservation and Land ManagementTitle changed. Unit description updated and packaging rules clarified. Unit codes updated. Units added to Group A and Group B electives 23/Dec/2020

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 24/Dec/2020


Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

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AHCPCM204 - Recognise plantsRecognise plantsElective
AHCNSY206 - Care for nursery plantsCare for nursery plantsElective
AHCLPW201 - Operate a handheld GPS deviceOperate a handheld GPS deviceElective
AHCINF202 - Install, maintain and repair farm fencingInstall, maintain and repair farm fencingElective
AHCNSY207 - Undertake propagation activitiesUndertake propagation activitiesElective
AHCFIR202 - Assist with planned burningAssist with planned burningElective
AHCECR203 - Perform basic ecological restoration worksPerform basic ecological restoration worksElective
AHCLSC203 - Install aggregate pathsInstall aggregate pathsElective
AHCSAW203 - Conduct erosion and sediment control activitiesConduct erosion and sediment control activitiesElective
AHCMOM209 - Conduct dozer operationsConduct dozer operationsElective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 841999 Farm, Forestry And Garden Workers Nec 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0509 Environmental Studies 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 521 Certificate II 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Pest Management,Weed Management,Environmental Protection,Horticulture 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Lands, Parks and Wildlife Officer,Pest Management Assistant (Feral Animals),Conservation Earthworks Trainee,Landcare Assistant,Conservation Project Assistant,Conservation Earthworks Assistant,Indigenous Land Management Assistant 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 841999 Farm, Forestry And Garden Workers Nec 24/Dec/2020 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0509 Environmental Studies 24/Dec/2020 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 521 Certificate II 24/Dec/2020 
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Modification History

Release

Comments

Release 1

This version released with AHC Agriculture, Horticulture, Conservation and Land Management Training Package Version 6.0.

Qualification Description

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge required for work in a defined context and/or for further study in conservation and ecosystem management. Work would be carried out under general guidance and supervision.

The qualification enables individuals to select and develop basic factual, technical and procedural knowledge in conservation and ecosystem management for Indigenous land management, lands, parks and wildlife services and the restoration and rehabilitation of ecosystems.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication. Users are advised that individual elective units selected may have licensing, legislative or certification requirements and are advised to check the units individually for these requirements.

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:
  • 2 core units plus
  • 13 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:

  • at least 4 units must be selected from Group A
  • remaining units can be selected from Group A or Group B and up to 3 units from any Training Package or accredited course.

Core Units

AHCWHS201

Participate in work health and safety processes

AHCWRK209

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

Elective Units

An asterisk (*) next to the unit code indicates that there are prerequisite requirements which must be met when packaging the qualification. Please refer to the Prerequisite requirements table for details.

Group A

AHCBIO203

Inspect and clean machinery, tools and equipment to preserve biosecurity

AHCECR202

Maintain wildlife habitat refuges

AHCECR203

Perform basic ecological restoration works

AHCECR201

Capture digital media for fieldwork 

AHCECR305

Collect native seed

AHCFAU202

Recognise fauna

AHCFIR202

Assist with planned burning

AHCILM201

Maintain cultural places

AHCILM202

Observe and report plants or animals

AHCILM203

Record information about Country

AHCLPW201

Operate a handheld GPS device

AHCLPW311

Construct access tracks

AHCPCM202

Collect, prepare and preserve plant specimens

AHCPCM204

Recognise plants

AHCPGD206

Conduct visual inspection of park facilities

AHCPMG201

Treat weeds

AHCPMG202

Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders

AHCPMG304

Use firearms to humanely destroy animals

AHCPMG307

Apply animal trapping techniques

AHCPMG312

Apply poison baits for vertebrate pest control in rural and environmental landscapes

AHCSAW203

Conduct erosion and sediment control activities

AHCSAW202

Recognise landforms and soil types

AHCWRK202

Observe environmental work practices

AHCWRK204

Work effectively in the industry

AHCWRK205

Participate in workplace communications

AHCWRK312

Operate in isolated and remote situations

PUAFIR204*

Respond to wildfire

PUAFIR210

Prevent injury

PUALAW001

Protect and preserve incident scene

SITXCCS002

Provide visitor information

Group B

AHCCHM201

Apply chemicals under supervision

AHCINF201

Carry out basic electric fencing operations

AHCINF202

Install, maintain and repair farm fencing

AHCINF203

Maintain properties and structures

AHCLSC201

Assist with landscape construction work

AHCLSC203

Install aggregate paths

AHCLSC205

Install tree protection devices

AHCMOM201

Operate two wheel motorbikes

AHCMOM202

Operate tractors

AHCMOM203

Operate basic machinery and equipment

AHCMOM204

Undertake operational maintenance of machinery

AHCMOM205

Operate vehicles

AHCMOM206

Conduct grader operations

AHCMOM207

Conduct front-end loader operations

AHCMOM208

Conduct excavator operations

AHCMOM209

Conduct dozer operations

AHCMOM210

Conduct scraper operations

AHCMOM213

Operate and maintain chainsaws

AHCMOM216

Operate side by side utility vehicles

AHCMOM217

Operate quad bikes

AHCNSY206

Care for nursery plants

AHCNSY207

Undertake propagation activities

AHCPCM205*

Fell small trees

AHCPGD201

Plant trees and shrubs

AHCSOL203

Assist with soil or growing media sampling and testing

AHCWRK201

Observe and report on weather

AHCWRK206

Observe enterprise quality assurance procedures

AHCWRK207

Collect and record production data

AHCWRK208

Provide information on products and services

BSBINS201

Process and maintain workplace information

BSBTEC201

Use business software applications

FWPCOT3259

Operate a four wheel drive on unsealed roads

HLTAID009

Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

HLTAID010

Provide basic emergency life support

HLTAID011

Provide First Aid

HLTAID013

Provide First Aid in remote or isolated site

PUAFIR210

Prevent injury

TLID1001

Shift materials safely using manual handling methods

TLILIC0003

Licence to operate a forklift truck

Prerequisite requirements

Unit of competency

Prerequisite requirement

AHCPCM205 Fell small trees

AHCMOM213 Operate and maintain chainsaws

PUAFIR204 Respond to wildfire

PUAFIR210 Prevent injury

Qualification Mapping Information

Code and title current version

Code and title previous version

Comments

Equivalence status

AHC21020 Certificate II in Conservation and Ecosystem Management

AHC21016 Certificate II in Conservation and Land Management

Title changed

Unit description updated and packaging rules clarified

Unit codes updated

Units added to Group A and Group B electives

Equivalent

Links

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