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Qualification details

AHC31116 - Certificate III in Production Nursery (Release 4)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to AHC31110 - Certificate III in Production NurseryThis qualification is equivalent to AHC31110 Certificate III in Production Nursery. 26/Jun/2016

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
4 (this release) 19/Dec/2018
(View details for release 3) 21/Dec/2017
(View details for release 2) 14/Sep/2016
(View details for release 1) 27/Jun/2016


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 3.0-4.0 

Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleEssentialSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Essential column
AHCBER301 - Work effectively in an emergency disease or plant pest responseWork effectively in an emergency disease or plant pest responseElective
AHCBER303 - Carry out emergency disease or plant pest control procedures at infected premisesCarry out emergency disease or plant pest control procedures at infected premisesElective
AHCBER304 - Carry out movement and security proceduresCarry out movement and security proceduresElective
AHCBIO302 - Identify and report unusual disease or plant pest signsIdentify and report unusual disease or plant pest signsElective
AHCBIO305 - Apply biosecurity measuresApply biosecurity measuresCore
AHCBUS404 - Operate within a budget frameworkOperate within a budget frameworkElective
AHCCHM303 - Prepare and apply chemicalsPrepare and apply chemicalsCore
AHCCHM304 - Transport and store chemicalsTransport and store chemicalsCore
AHCCHM309 - Fumigate soilFumigate soilElective
AHCHYD301 - Implement a maintenance program for hydroponic systemsImplement a maintenance program for hydroponic systemsElective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 362411 Nurseryperson 
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 Production Horticulture,Nurseries 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Production Nursery Tradesperson 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 362411 Nurseryperson 14/Oct/2016 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0503 Horticulture And Viticulture 14/Oct/2016 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 27/Jun/2016 
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Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 4

This version released with AHC Agriculture, Horticulture, Conservation and Land Management Training Package Version 3.0.

Release 3

This version released with AHC Agriculture, Horticulture, Conservation and Land Management Training Package Version 2.0.

Release 2

This version released with AHC Agriculture, Horticulture, Conservation and Land Management Training Package Version 1.1.

Release 1

This version released with AHC Agriculture, Horticulture, Conservation and Land Management Training Package Version 1.0.

Qualification Description

This qualification provides a general vocational outcome for a nurseryperson working in a production nursery. The nursery industry expects this qualification to be achieved to meet job outcomes at this level.

Job roles and titles covered by this qualification may include:

  • production nursery tradesperson

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

To achieve this qualification, competency must be demonstrated in:

  • 16 units of competency:
  • 11 core units plus
  • 5 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. The electives are to be chosen as follows:

  • Select 3 units from list below
  • 2 unit may be selected from may be selected from units aligned to Certificates II, III or IV in this or any other endorsed Training Package or Accredited Course
    Selected units must be relevant to job outcomes in nursery production and must be chosen to ensure the integrity of the qualification outcome at AQF level 3.

Core Units 

AHCBIO305

Apply biosecurity measures

AHCCHM303

Prepare and apply chemicals

AHCCHM304

Transport and store chemicals

AHCIRG306

Troubleshoot irrigation systems

AHCNSY301

Maintain nursery plants

AHCNSY306

Implement a propagation plan

AHCPCM301

Implement a plant nutrition program

AHCPCM302

Provide information on plants and their culture

AHCPMG301

Control weeds

AHCPMG302

Control plant pests, diseases and disorders

AHCWHS301

Contribute to work health and safety processes

Elective Units 

AHCBER301

Work effectively in an emergency disease or plant pest response

AHCBER303

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

AHCBER304

Carry out movement and security procedures

AHCBIO302

Identify and report unusual disease or plant pest signs

AHCBUS404

Operate within a budget framework

AHCCHM309

Fumigate soil

AHCHYD301

Implement a maintenance program for hydroponic systems

AHCHYD302

Install hydroponic systems

AHCIRG303

Measure irrigation delivery system performance

AHCIRG331

Install pressurised irrigation systems

AHCIRG332

Operate pressurised irrigation systems

AHCIRG333

Maintain pressurised irrigation systems

AHCMER301

Process customer complaints

AHCMER303

Sell products and services

AHCMOM304

Operate machinery and equipment

AHCNSY302

Receive and dispatch nursery products

AHCNSY303

Install and maintain plant displays

AHCNSY304

Deliver and promote sales of plants

AHCNSY305

Prepare specialised plants

AHCNSY307

Operate fertigation equipment

AHCSOL202

Assist with soil or growing media sampling and testing

AHCSOL301

Prepare growing media

AHCSOL401

Sample soils and interpret results

AHCWAT301

Monitor and operate water treatment processes

AHCWRK303

Respond to emergencies

AHCWRK305

Coordinate work site activities

AHCWRK309

Apply environmentally sustainable work practices

SIRRINV002

Control stock

SIRRMER001

Produce visual merchandise displays

SIRXPDK001

Advise on products and services

Qualification Mapping Information

Code and title current version 

Code and title previous version 

Comments 

Equivalence status 

AHC31116 Certificate III in Production Nursery

Release 4

AHC31116 Certificate III in Production Nursery

Release 3

Updated AHCCHM302 code to AHCCHM309 and prerequisite table removed following update to unit

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