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Qualification details

AHC21819 - Certificate II in Protected Horticulture (Release 1)

Summary

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Release Status:
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Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 21/Oct/2019


Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

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AHCNSY203 - Undertake propagation activitiesUndertake propagation activitiesElective
FBPFSY2001 - Implement the food safety program and proceduresImplement the food safety program and proceduresCore
FBPOPR1010 - Carry out manual handling tasksCarry out manual handling tasksCore
TLIG2007 - Work in a socially diverse environmentWork in a socially diverse environmentElective
FBPVIT2007 - Tend containerised nursery plantsTend containerised nursery plantsElective
FBPVIT2001 - Bench graft vinesBench graft vinesElective
AHCNSY201 - Pot up plantsPot up plantsElective
AHCWRK209 - Participate in environmentally sustainable work practicesParticipate in environmentally sustainable work practicesCore
AHCMOM202 - Operate tractorsOperate tractorsElective
AHCPCM201 - Recognise plantsRecognise plantsElective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 841412 Horticultural Nursery Assistant 
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 Greenhouse Assistant Worker,Horticultural Assistant Worker 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 841412 Horticultural Nursery Assistant 13/Dec/2019 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0503 Horticulture And Viticulture 13/Dec/2019 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 521 Certificate II 21/Oct/2019 
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Modification History

Release

Comments

Release 1

This version released with AHC Agriculture, Horticulture, Conservation and Land Management Training Package Version 4.0.

Qualification Description

This qualification describes the skills and knowledge for individuals who work in support roles in the protected horticulture industry undertaking routine tasks in the areas of picking, packing, crop and nursery work.

Individuals with this qualification work under supervision where the work is predictable and structured with limited judgement requirements.

Work must comply with work health and safety and environmental regulations and legislation that apply to the workplace.

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:

  • 12 units of competency:
  • 6 core units plus
  • 6 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. Any combination of electives that meets the packaging rules can be selected for the award of the Certificate II in Protected Horticulture.

Where appropriate, electives may be packaged to provide a qualification with a specialisation area as follows:

  • At least 2 electives must be selected from Group A for the award of the Certificate II in Protected Horticulture (Picking)
  • At least 2 electives must be selected from Group B for the award of the Certificate II in Protected Horticulture (Packing).
  • At least 2 electives must be selected from Group C for the award of the Certificate II in Protected Horticulture (Crop work)
  • At least 2 electives must be selected from Group D for the award of the Certificate II in Protected Horticulture (Nursery)
  • Plus 4 units from the remaining units listed in groups A, B, C, D or E, or any currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course.

Where a specialisation area is not sought, the electives are to be chosen as follows:

  • 2 units must be selected from groups A, B, C, D or E
  • the remaining 4 electives may be selected from groups A, B, C, D or E or any currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course.

Core Units

AHCWHS201

Participate in work health and safety processes

AHCWRK204

Work effectively in the industry

AHCWRK209

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

FBPFSY2001

Implement the food safety program and procedures

FBPOPR1010

Carry out manual handling tasks

FBPOPR2070

Apply quality systems and procedures

Elective Units

Group A Picking

AHCBIO201

Inspect and clean machinery for plant, animal and soil material

AHCPHT214

Support horticultural crop harvesting

AHCPMG202

Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders

Group B Packing

AHCWRK207

Collect and record production data

FBPBPG2008

Perform basic packaging tests and inspections

FBPOPR2063

Clean equipment in place

TLIA2011

Package goods

Group C Crop work

AHCBIO201

Inspect and clean machinery for plant, animal and soil material

AHCIRG219

Assist with low volume irrigation operations

AHCPHT201

Plant horticultural crops

AHCPHT210

Assist with protected cropping water sampling and testing

AHCPHT211

Maintain crop

AHCPHT212

Perform manual pollination of crops

AHCPMG201

Treat weeds

AHCPMG202

Treat plant, pests, diseases and disorders

AHCSOL202

Assist with soil or growing media sampling and testing

Group D Nursery

AHCBIO201

Inspect and clean machinery for plant, animal and soil material

AHCNSY202

Care for nursery plants

AHCNSY203

Undertake propagation activities

AHCPHT204

Undertake field budding and grafting

AHCPHT213

Perform plant blocking on

AHCPMG202

Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders

AHCSOL202

Assist with soil or growing media sampling and testing

FBPVIT2001

Bench graft vines

FBPVIT2007

Tend containerised nursery plants

Group E General electives

AHCINF203

Maintain properties and structures

AHCMOM202

Operate tractors

AHCMOM203

Operate basic machinery and equipment

AHCNSY201

Pot up plants

AHCPCM201

Recognise plants

FBPOPR2064

Clean and sanitise equipment

FBPOPR2065

Conduct routine maintenance

FBPOPR2066

Apply sampling procedures

FBPOPR2069

Use numerical applications in the workplace

FBPOPR2071

Provide and apply workplace information

FBPPPL2001

Participate in work teams and groups

HLTAID003

Provide first aid

TLID2010

Operate a forklift

TLIG2007

Work in a socially diverse environment

TLIK2010

Use infotechnology devices in the workplace

TLILIC0003

Licence to operate a forklift truck

Qualification Mapping Information

Code and title current version

Code and title previous version

Comments

Equivalence status

AHC21819 Certificate II in Protected Horticulture

Not applicable

New qualification

No 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