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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 plantsCurrentElective
AHCNSY206 - Care for nursery plantsCare for nursery plantsCurrentElective
AHCLPW201 - Operate a handheld GPS deviceOperate a handheld GPS deviceCurrentElective
AHCINF202 - Install, maintain and repair farm fencingInstall, maintain and repair farm fencingSupersededElective
AHCNSY207 - Undertake propagation activitiesUndertake propagation activitiesCurrentElective
AHCFIR202 - Assist with planned burningAssist with planned burningCurrentElective
AHCECR203 - Perform basic ecological restoration worksPerform basic ecological restoration worksCurrentElective
AHCLSC203 - Install aggregate pathsInstall aggregate pathsSupersededElective
AHCSAW203 - Conduct erosion and sediment control activitiesConduct erosion and sediment control activitiesCurrentElective
AHCMOM209 - Conduct dozer operationsConduct dozer operationsCurrentElective
HLTAID013 - Provide First Aid in remote or isolated siteProvide First Aid in remote or isolated siteCurrentElective
AHCWRK209 - Participate in environmentally sustainable work practicesParticipate in environmentally sustainable work practicesSupersededCore
AHCECR202 - Maintain wildlife habitat refugesMaintain wildlife habitat refugesCurrentElective
AHCSOL203 - Assist with soil or growing media sampling and testingAssist with soil or growing media sampling and testingCurrentElective
AHCMOM202 - Operate tractorsOperate tractorsCurrentElective
AHCBIO203 - Inspect and clean machinery, tools and equipment to preserve biosecurityInspect and clean machinery, tools and equipment to preserve biosecurityCurrentElective
AHCLSC205 - Install tree protection devicesInstall tree protection devicesSupersededElective
SITXCCS002 - Provide visitor informationProvide visitor informationSupersededElective
AHCMOM201 - Operate two wheel motorbikesOperate two wheel motorbikesCurrentElective
BSBTEC201 - Use business software applicationsUse business software applicationsCurrentElective
TLID1001 - Shift materials safely using manual handling methodsShift materials safely using manual handling methodsSupersededElective
AHCWRK208 - Provide information on products and servicesProvide information on products and servicesSupersededElective
AHCILM203 - Record information about CountryRecord information about CountrySupersededElective
AHCMOM217 - Operate quad bikesOperate quad bikesCurrentElective
AHCWRK206 - Observe enterprise quality assurance proceduresObserve enterprise quality assurance proceduresSupersededElective
AHCECR305 - Collect native seedCollect native seedCurrentElective
AHCILM201 - Maintain cultural placesMaintain cultural placesSupersededElective
AHCPMG202 - Treat plant pests, diseases and disordersTreat plant pests, diseases and disordersCurrentElective
AHCWRK312 - Operate in isolated and remote situationsOperate in isolated and remote situationsSupersededElective
AHCMOM210 - Conduct scraper operationsConduct scraper operationsCurrentElective
AHCPGD201 - Plant trees and shrubsPlant trees and shrubsSupersededElective
AHCMOM208 - Conduct excavator operationsConduct excavator operationsCurrentElective
AHCSAW202 - Recognise landforms and soil typesRecognise landforms and soil typesCurrentElective
AHCMOM206 - Conduct grader operationsConduct grader operationsCurrentElective
AHCMOM205 - Operate vehiclesOperate vehiclesCurrentElective
AHCWRK205 - Participate in workplace communicationsParticipate in workplace communicationsSupersededElective
AHCMOM216 - Operate side by side utility vehiclesOperate side by side utility vehiclesCurrentElective
AHCPMG307 - Apply animal trapping techniquesApply animal trapping techniquesCurrentElective
AHCWRK202 - Observe environmental work practicesObserve environmental work practicesSupersededElective
AHCPGD206 - Conduct visual inspection of park facilitiesConduct visual inspection of park facilitiesSupersededElective
AHCWRK201 - Observe and report on weatherObserve and report on weatherSupersededElective
AHCLSC201 - Assist with landscape construction workAssist with landscape construction workSupersededElective
PUALAW001 - Protect and preserve incident sceneProtect and preserve incident sceneCurrentElective
FWPCOT3259 - Operate a four wheel drive on unsealed roadsOperate a four wheel drive on unsealed roadsSupersededElective
AHCINF201 - Carry out basic electric fencing operationsCarry out basic electric fencing operationsSupersededElective
AHCLPW311 - Construct access tracksConstruct access tracksCurrentElective
AHCWRK207 - Collect and record production dataCollect and record production dataSupersededElective
AHCPMG201 - Treat weedsTreat weedsCurrentElective
TLILIC0003 - Licence to operate a forklift truckLicence to operate a forklift truckCurrentElective
AHCWRK204 - Work effectively in the industryWork effectively in the industrySupersededElective
AHCMOM204 - Undertake operational maintenance of machineryUndertake operational maintenance of machineryCurrentElective
AHCINF203 - Maintain properties and structuresMaintain properties and structuresSupersededElective
AHCMOM213 - Operate and maintain chainsawsOperate and maintain chainsawsCurrentElective
HLTAID011 - Provide First AidProvide First AidCurrentElective
AHCPMG304 - Use firearms to humanely destroy animalsUse firearms to humanely destroy animalsCurrentElective
BSBINS201 - Process and maintain workplace informationProcess and maintain workplace informationCurrentElective
AHCPCM202 - Collect, prepare and preserve plant specimensCollect, prepare and preserve plant specimensCurrentElective
AHCPMG312 - Apply poison baits for vertebrate pest control in rural and environmental landscapesApply poison baits for vertebrate pest control in rural and environmental landscapesCurrentElective
AHCPCM205 - Fell small treesFell small treesCurrentElective
AHCWHS201 - Participate in work health and safety processesParticipate in work health and safety processesSupersededCore
PUAFIR204 - Respond to wildfireRespond to wildfireCurrentElective
AHCECR201 - Capture digital media for fieldworkCapture digital media for fieldworkCurrentElective
PUAFIR210 - Prevent injuryPrevent injuryCurrentElective
AHCCHM201 - Apply chemicals under supervisionApply chemicals under supervisionCurrentElective
AHCMOM207 - Conduct front-end loader operationsConduct front-end loader operationsCurrentElective
AHCFAU202 - Recognise faunaRecognise faunaCurrentElective
HLTAID009 - Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitationProvide cardiopulmonary resuscitationCurrentElective
AHCILM202 - Observe and report plants or animalsObserve and report plants or animalsSupersededElective
HLTAID010 - Provide basic emergency life supportProvide basic emergency life supportCurrentElective
AHCMOM203 - Operate basic machinery and equipmentOperate basic machinery and equipmentCurrentElective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 843912 Irrigation Assistant 
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/202031/Mar/2022
ANZSCO Identifier 843912 Irrigation Assistant 01/Apr/2022 
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