Qualification details

AHC21716 - Certificate II in Permaculture (Release 2)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
2 (this release)Current 14/Sep/2016
(View details for release 1) Replaced27/Jun/2016

Usage recommendation:
Current

Training packages that include this qualification

CodeTitleSort Table listing Training Packges by the Title columnRelease
AHC - Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training PackageAgriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training Package 1.1-3.0 

Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Title columnEssential
AHCILM203 - Record information about CountryRecord information about Country Elective
AHCINF203 - Maintain properties and structuresMaintain properties and structures Elective
AHCMOM203 - Operate basic machinery and equipmentOperate basic machinery and equipment Elective
AHCNAR201 - Carry out natural area restoration worksCarry out natural area restoration works Elective
AHCPER201 - Work effectively in permacultureWork effectively in permaculture Core
AHCPER202 - Harvest, treat and store seedHarvest, treat and store seed Elective
AHCPER203 - Record information about the local bioregionRecord information about the local bioregion Core
AHCPER204 - Check and operate permaculture water systemsCheck and operate permaculture water systems Elective
AHCPER205 - Prepare and store permaculture productsPrepare and store permaculture products Elective
AHCPER206 - Plant and maintain permaculture cropsPlant and maintain permaculture crops Core
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 841411 Garden Labourer 
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 Horticulture 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Horticulturist 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 841411 Garden Labourer 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

TP Version

Comment

1

AHCv1.0

Initial release

Qualification Description

This qualification provides an occupational outcome in permaculture. Work would be carried out under general guidance and supervision.

The qualification is suited to VET in Schools, labour market and environmental skills programs. It provides a range of technical skills and knowledge in supporting food growing programs and community programs and is suited to learners with an interest in permaculture as a practical solution for sustainable living.

No occupational 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

Total number of units = 15

  • Core Units = 6
  • Elective Units = 9

Core Units 

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

AHCPER201

Work effectively in permaculture

AHCPER203

Record information about the local bioregion

AHCPER206

Plant and maintain permaculture crops

AHCPER209

Recognise characteristics of plants and animals in a permaculture system

AHCPER212

Use and maintain garden hand tools and equipment

HLTWHS001

Participate in workplace health and safety

Elective Units

  • Select 5 units from Group A
  • Select 3 units from Group A or B
  • 1 unit may be selected from Group B or this or any other endorsed Training Package or Accredited Course
    Selected units must be relevant to job outcomes in Permaculture and must be chosen to ensure the integrity of the qualification outcome at AQF level 2

Group A 

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

AHCPER202

Harvest, treat and store seed

AHCPER204

Check and operate permaculture water systems

AHCPER205

Prepare and store permaculture products

AHCPER207

Care for animals in a permaculture system

AHCPER208

Harvest permaculture crops

AHCPER210

Operate within community projects

AHCPER211

Recognise threats and create opportunities in a permaculture system

AHCPER213

Assist with basic earth shaping for nutrient capture and storage

AHCPER214

Propagate plants for a permaculture garden system

AHCPER215

Assist with garden soil health and plant nutrition

Group B 

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

AHCILM203

Record information about country

AHCINF203

Maintain properties and structures

AHCMOM203

Operate basic machinery and equipment

AHCNAR201

Carry out natural area restoration works

AHCWRK201

Observe and report on weather

AHCWRK203

Operate in isolated and remote situations

AHCWRK209

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

Qualification Mapping Information

No equivalent qualification.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=c6399549-9c62-4a5e-bf1a-524b2322cf72

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