Qualification details

AHC30610 - Certificate III in Production Horticulture (Release 2)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
(View details for release 4) Current16/Aug/2013
(View details for release 3) Replaced01/Mar/2013
2 (this release)Replaced 22/Jun/2012
(View details for release 1) Replaced10/Jun/2011

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Is superseded by and equivalent to AHC30616 - Certificate III in Production HorticultureThis qualification is equivalent to AHC30610 Certificate III in Production Horticulture. 26/Jun/2016
Supersedes RTE31603 - Certificate III in Production Horticulture 09/Jun/2011

Training packages that include this qualification

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The current release is release 4View release 4 details.

Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Title columnEssential
AHCBIO301A - Work effectively in an emergency disease or plant pest responseWork effectively in an emergency disease or plant pest response N/A
AHCBIO302A - Identify and report unusual disease or plant pest signsIdentify and report unusual disease or plant pest signs N/A
AHCBIO303A - Carry out emergency disease or plant pest control procedures at infected premisesCarry out emergency disease or plant pest control procedures at infected premises N/A
AHCBIO304A - Carry out movement and security proceduresCarry out movement and security procedures N/A
AHCBIO305A - Monitor and review biosecurity measuresMonitor and review biosecurity measures N/A
AHCCHM301A - Conduct fumigation in enclosed spacesConduct fumigation in enclosed spaces N/A
AHCCHM302A - Fumigate soil using chemicalsFumigate soil using chemicals N/A
AHCCHM303A - Prepare and apply chemicalsPrepare and apply chemicals N/A
AHCCHM304A - Transport, handle and store chemicalsTransport, handle and store chemicals N/A
AHCDRG301A - Install drainage systemsInstall drainage systems N/A
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 362211 Gardener (General) 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4623-11 General Gardener 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0503 Horticulture And Viticulture 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Horticulture,Nurseries,Production Horticulture,Forest Growing, Management and Harvesting 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Mushroom Farm Worker,Fruit and Vegetable Farm Worker 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 362211 Gardener (General) 04/Nov/2011 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4623-11 General Gardener 04/Nov/2011 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0503 Horticulture And Viticulture 04/Nov/2011 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 10/Jun/2011 
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Modification History

June 2012: Elective bank groupings modified to provide greater flexibility.

Description

This qualification provides a vocational outcome in production horticulture. The qualification enables individuals to select a tree cropping, vegetable or berry production or mushroom production context as a job focus or, in the case of mixed enterprises, both.

Pathways Information

Qualification pathways 

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, Certificate IV in Production Horticulture.

Australian Apprenticeships 

This qualification is suitable for an Australian Apprenticeship.

Job roles 

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

Vegetable farm worker

Orchard farm worker

Mushroom farm worker

Plantation worker

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Not Applicable

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements 

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Employability Skills Summary

EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS QUALIFICATION SUMMARY 

Employability Skill 

Industry /enterprise requirements for this qualification include :

Communication

  • Listening and understanding
  • Speaking clearly and directly
  • Reading and interpreting workplace related documentation
  • Applying numeracy skills to workplace requirements

Teamwork

  • Working as an individual and a team member
  • Working with diverse individuals and groups
  • Applying knowledge of own role as a part of a team

Problem-solving

  • Developing practical and creative solutions to workplace problems
  • Showing interdependence and initiative in identifying problems
  • Solving problems individually or in teams

Initiative and enterprise

  • Adapting to new situations
  • Being creative in response to workplace challenges
  • Identifying opportunities that might not be obvious to others

Planning and organising

  • Collecting analysing and organising information
  • Being appropriately resourceful

Self-management

  • Monitoring and evaluating own performance
  • Taking responsibility at the appropriate level

Learning

  • Being open to learning, new ideas and techniques
  • Learning in a range of settings including informal learning

Technology

  • Using technology and related workplace equipment
  • Using basic technology skills
  • Applying OHS knowledge when using technology

Packaging Rules

Packaging Rules 

Completion of fifteen (15) units made up of one (1) core unit and fourteen (14) elective units.

ELECTIVE UNITS 

  • a minimum of four (4) units must come from elective group A
  • a minimum of seven (7) units must come from elective groups A or B
  • a maximum of three (3) units may be selected from units aligned to Certificates II, III IV in AHC10 or from any other currently endorsed training package or accredited course. Selected units must be relevant to job outcomes in the production horticulture industry.

CORE UNIT 

Occupational health and safety 

AHCOHS301A Contribute to OHS processes

ELECTIVE UNITS GROUP A 

Biosecurity 

AHCBIO302A Identify and report unusual disease or plant pest signs

AHCBIO305A Monitor and review biosecurity measures

Chemicals 

AHCCHM303A Prepare and apply chemicals

AHCCHM304A Transport, handle and store chemicals

Irrigation 

AHCIRG305A Operate pressurised irrigation systems

Machinery operation and maintenance 

AHCMOM304A Operate machinery and equipment

Pest management 

AHCPMG301A Control weeds

AHCPMG302A Control plant pests, diseases and disorders

Production horticulture 

AHCPHT302A Coordinate horticultural crop harvesting

AHCPHT303A Implement a post-harvest program

AHCPHT304A Harvest horticultural crops mechanically

AHCPHT306A Establish horticultural crops

Work 

AHCWRK313A Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

ELECTIVE UNITS GROUP B 

Biosecurity 

AHCBIO301A Work effectively in an emergency disease or plant pest response

AHCBIO303A Carry out emergency disease or plant pest control procedures at infected premises

AHCBIO304A Carry out movement and security procedures

Chemicals 

AHCCHM301A Conduct fumigation in enclosed spaces

AHCCHM302A Fumigate soil using chemicals

Drainage 

AHCDRG301A Install drainage systems

AHCDRG302A Measure drainage system performance

AHCDRG303A Troubleshoot drainage systems

Hydroponics 

AHCHYD301A Implement a maintenance program for hydroponic systems

AHCHYD302A Install hydroponic systems

Irrigation 

AHCIRG301A Implement a maintenance program for an irrigation system

AHCIRG302A Install irrigation systems

AHCIRG303A Measure irrigation delivery system performance

AHCIRG306A Troubleshoot irrigation systems

Machinery operation and maintenance 

AHCMOM301A Coordinate machinery and equipment maintenance and repair

AHCMOM302A Perform machinery maintenance

AHCMOM305A Operate specialised machinery and equipment

AHCMOM315A Operate chemical application machinery and equipment

FDFWGG3008A Operate a mechanical grape harvester

FDFWGG3013A Operate spreading and seeding equipment

Pest management 

AHCPMG303A Maintain biological cultures

AHCPMG304A Release biological agents

Production horticulture 

AHCPHT301A Carry out a crop regulation program

AHCPHT305A Regulate crops

AHCPHT307A Prepare raw materials and compost the feedstocks

AHCPHT308A Prepare value added compost-based products

AHCPHT309A Supervise mushroom substrate preparation

Work 

AHCWRK302A Monitor weather conditions

AHCWRK303A Respond to emergencies

AHCWRK305A Coordinate work site activities

AHCWRK306A Comply with industry quality assurance requirements

AHCWRK308A Handle bulk materials in storage area

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