Qualification details

AHC30910 - Certificate III in Landscape Construction (Release 1)


ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 10/Jun/2011

Usage recommendation:
Is superseded by and equivalent to AHC30916 - Certificate III in Landscape ConstructionThis qualification is equivalent to AHC30910 Certificate III in Landscape Construction. 26/Jun/2016
Supersedes RTF30403 - Certificate III in Horticulture (Landscape) 09/Jun/2011

Training packages that include this qualification


SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 362213 Landscape Gardener 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4623-13 Landscape 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 Construction Services,Landscaping 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Landscaper 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 362213 Landscape Gardener 04/Nov/2011 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4623-13 Landscape 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

Not Applicable


This qualification provides a general vocational outcome in landscape construction. The landscaping industry expects this qualification to be achieved to meet job outcomes at this level.

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 Horticulture or Diploma of Landscape Design.

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:


Licensing/Regulatory Information

Not Applicable

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements 

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Employability Skills Summary


Employability Skill 

Industry /enterprise requirements for this qualification include :


  • Listening and understanding
  • Speaking clearly and directly
  • Reading and interpreting workplace related documentation.
  • Interpreting the needs of internal/external customers
  • Applying numeracy skills to workplace requirements


  • 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


  • 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

Planning and organising

  • Collecting analysing and organising information
  • Taking initiative and making decisions within workplace role
  • Managing time and priorities


  • Taking responsibility at the appropriate level


  • Participating in ongoing learning
  • Learning new skills and techniques


  • 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 twelve (12) core units and three (3) elective units.


  • a maximum of three (3) units may be selected from units aligned to Certificates II, III or IV in AHC10 or from any other currently endorsed training package or accredited course. Selected units must be relevant to job outcomes in the landscape construction industry.


Occupational Health and Safety 

AHCOHS301A Contribute to OHS processes


AHCLSC301A Set out site for construction works

AHCLSC302A Construct landscape features using concrete

AHCLSC303A Construct brick and/or block structures and features

AHCLSC305A Construct stone structures and features

AHCLSC306A Implement a paving project

AHCLSC307A Implement a retaining wall project


AHCBUS402A Cost a project


AHCDRG301A Install drainage systems


AHCPCM302A Provide information on plants and their culture

Parks and gardens 

AHCPGD301A Implement a plant establishment program

Soils and media 

AHCSOL302A Construct a soil profile

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