Qualification details

AHC21112 - Certificate II in Irrigation (Release 1)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 22/Jun/2012

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes AHC21110 - Certificate II in Irrigation 21/Jun/2012
Is superseded by and equivalent to AHC21116 - Certificate II in IrrigationThis qualification is equivalent to AHC21112 Certificate II in Irrigation 26/Jun/2016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 columnEssential
AHCDRG201A - Maintain drainage systemsMaintain drainage systems N/A
AHCIRG204A - Lay irrigation and/or drainage pipesLay irrigation and/or drainage pipes N/A
AHCIRG207A - Carry out irrigation site preparation tasksCarry out irrigation site preparation tasks N/A
AHCIRG208A - Assist with the installation and maintenance of pumps and flow control devices for irrigationAssist with the installation and maintenance of pumps and flow control devices for irrigation N/A
AHCIRG209A - Carry out installation tasks for low volume irrigationCarry out installation tasks for low volume irrigation N/A
AHCIRG210A - Carry out installation tasks for sprinkler irrigationCarry out installation tasks for sprinkler irrigation N/A
AHCIRG211A - Assist with low volume irrigation operationsAssist with low volume irrigation operations N/A
AHCIRG212A - Assist with sprinkler irrigation operationsAssist with sprinkler irrigation operations N/A
AHCIRG213A - Assist with surface irrigation operationsAssist with surface irrigation operations N/A
AHCIRG214A - Install micro-irrigation systems for landscapingInstall micro-irrigation systems for landscaping N/A
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 841999 Farm, Forestry And Garden Workers Nec 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 7129-21 Water And Waste Water Plant Operator 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0501 Agriculture 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 521 Certificate II 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Irrigation 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Irrigation Assistant 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 841999 Farm, Forestry And Garden Workers Nec 01/Nov/2012 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 7129-21 Water And Waste Water Plant Operator 01/Nov/2012 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0501 Agriculture 01/Nov/2012 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 521 Certificate II 22/Jun/2012 
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Modification History

June 2012 : This qualification supersedes but is not equivalent to AHC21110.

Description

This Qualification allows individuals to develop skills and knowledge to work as field and support staff within the irrigation industry.

Application 

This Qualification describes the job roles of supervised entry-level workers in the irrigation industry. It covers the employment areas of irrigation installation and irrigation operations. Supervised entry-level workers in the irrigation retail sector can complete a retail Qualification with electives chosen from the units in this Qualification.

Additional Qualification advice 

This Qualification is suitable for VET in schools programs.

Pathways Information

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, AHC32412 Certificate III in Irrigation.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

There is no direct link between this Qualification and licensing, legislative and/or regulatory requirements. However, an individual Unit of Competency may specify relevant licensing, legislative and/or regulatory requirements.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this Qualification.

Employability Skills Summary

Employability Skill

Industry/enterprise requirements for this qualification include:

Communication

  • Listening and understanding instructions and directions
  • Speaking clearly and directly to supervisor, customers and other workers
  • Reading and interpreting simple workplace related documentation
  • Writing to convey simple information
  • Applying numeracy skills to perform work role.

Teamwork

  • Working as an individual and a team member
  • Dealing with conflict in a constructive way
  • Working with diverse individuals and groups
  • Applying knowledge of own role as a part of a team.

Problem-solving

  • Developing practical solutions to deal with simple problems
  • Identifying problems and assessing the importance level
  • Solving problems individually or in teams
  • Using numeracy skills to solve simple problems.

Initiative and enterprise

  • Learning to work in a new situation
  • Dealing with simple problems
  • Referring problems onto supervisor for direction.

Planning and organising

  • Collecting and recording information
  • Using basic business systems for routine tasks
  • Carrying out directions with a demonstrated systematic approach
  • Working within clear project deliverables and timelines
  • Monitoring time against directed tasks and priorities.

Self-management

  • Taking responsibility at the appropriate level

Learning

  • Listening and understanding
  • Reading and interpreting workplace related documentation
  • Applying numeracy skills to workplace requirements.

Technology

  • Interacting with technology through practical tasks
  • Setting up equipment.

Packaging Rules

Complete twelve (12)  Units of Competency comprised of:

  • Two (2) Core Units
  • Ten (10) Elective Units

Core Units of Competenc y

Unit code

Unit title

AHCOHS201A

Participate in OHS processes

AHCWRK209A

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

Elective Units  

  • Select a minimum of four  (4) Units from Group A.
  • Select a minimum of four  (4) additional Units from Group A or B.
  • Select a minimum of two (2)  additional Units from Group A, Group B and/or this or any other endorsed Training Package or accredited course packaged at Certificate II or III
  • Selected Units must be relevant to job outcomes in the irrigation industry.

Group A 

Unit code

Unit title

AHCIRG204A

Lay irrigation and/or drainage pipes

AHCIRG207A

Carry out irrigation site preparation tasks

AHCIRG208A

Assist with the installation and maintenance of pumps and flow-control devices for irrigation

AHCIRG209A

Carry out installation tasks for low volume irrigation

AHCIRG210A

Carry out installation tasks for sprinkler irrigation

AHCIRG211A

Assist with low volume irrigation operations and maintenance

AHCIRG212A

Assist with sprinkler irrigation operations and maintenance

AHCIRG213A

Assist with surface irrigation operations and maintenance

AHCSOL201A

Determine basic properties of soil and/or growing media

NWP210B

Perform basic water quality tests

NWP222A

Operate basic flow control and regulating devices in irrigation systems

NWP251B

Construct open earthen channels or drains

Group B 

Unit code

Unit title

AHCDRG201A

Maintain drainage systems

AHCIRG214A

Install micro-irrigation systems for landscaping

AHCMOM203A

Operate basic machinery and equipment

AHCWRK204A

Work effectively in the industry

AHCWRK205A

Participate in workplace communications

AHCWRK208A

Provide information on products and services

CPCPCM2007A

Carry out levelling *

CPCPCM2003A Carry out OHS requirements

CPCPCM2004A Read plans and calculate plumbing quantities

NWP203B

Plan and organise personal work activities

NWP209B

Use maps, plans, drawings and specifications

NWP215B

Install and replace basic volumetric metering equipment

NWP226B

Prepare and restore work site

NWP252B

Construct and install irrigation delivery and stormwater drainage assets

TLID1001A

Shift materials safely using manual handling methods

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