Qualification details

AHC31416 - Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management (Release 3)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
3 (this release)Current 21/Dec/2017
(View details for release 2) Replaced14/Sep/2016
(View details for release 1) Replaced27/Jun/2016

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to AHC31410 - Certificate III in Conservation and Land ManagementThis qualification is equivalent to AHC31410 Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management. 26/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 2.0-3.0 

Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Title columnEssential
ACMGAS305 - Rescue animals and apply basic first aidRescue animals and apply basic first aid Elective
AHCBIO302 - Identify and report unusual disease or plant pest signsIdentify and report unusual disease or plant pest signs Elective
AHCCHM303 - Prepare and apply chemicalsPrepare and apply chemicals Elective
AHCCHM304 - Transport and store chemicalsTransport and store chemicals Elective
AHCFAU201 - Recognise faunaRecognise fauna Elective
AHCFAU301 - Respond to wildlife emergenciesRespond to wildlife emergencies Elective
AHCILM302 - Provide appropriate information on cultural knowledgeProvide appropriate information on cultural knowledge Elective
AHCILM305 - Work with an Aboriginal Community or organisationWork with an Aboriginal Community or organisation Elective
AHCILM308 - Identify traditional customs and land rights for an Indigenous CommunityIdentify traditional customs and land rights for an Indigenous Community Elective
AHCINF301 - Implement property improvement, construction and repairImplement property improvement, construction and repair Elective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 362200 Gardeners 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0509 Environmental Studies 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Horticulture,Weed Management,Environmental Protection,Pest Management 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Revegetation Worker,Land Rehabilitation Worker,Indigenous Lands Worker,Soil Conservation Specialist,National Parks Worker 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 362200 Gardeners 14/Oct/2016 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0509 Environmental Studies 14/Oct/2016 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 27/Jun/2016 
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Modification History

Release 

Comments 

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 in the conservation and land management industry.

The qualification enables individuals to select an Indigenous land management, lands, parks and wildlife or natural area management context as a job focus or a mix of these.

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:
  • 2 core units plus
  • 14 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:

  • at least 4 must be selected Group A
  • at least 6 units must be selected from the remaining units in Group A or Group B, or from the Prerequisite Requirements list if a unit is a required for packaging the qualification
  • a maximum of 4 units may be selected from the remaining units listed in this qualification or from units aligned to Certificate II, III or IV qualifications in this Training Package or from any other currently endorsed Training Package or Accredited Course.

Core Units 

Work health and safety 

AHCWHS301

Contribute to work health and safety processes

Work 

AHCWRK309

Apply environmentally sustainable work practices

Elective Units 

An asterisk (*) next to the unit code indicates that there are prerequisite requirements which must be met when packaging the qualification. Please refer to the Prerequisite requirements table for details.

Group A 

Indigenous land management 

AHCILM302

Provide appropriate information on cultural knowledge

AHCILM305

Work with an Aboriginal Community or organisation

AHCILM308

Identify traditional customs and land rights for an Indigenous Community

SITTGDE001

Interpret aspects of local Australian Indigenous culture

Natural area restoration  

AHCNAR301

Maintain natural areas

AHCNAR302

Collect and preserve biological samples

AHCNAR303

Implement revegetation works

AHCNAR304

Undertake direct seeding

AHCNAR305

Collect native seed

Lands, parks and wildlife 

AHCLPW301

Supervise park visitor activities

AHCLPW303

Construct access tracks

AHCLPW304

Carry out inspection of designated area

AHCLPW305

Perform diving for scientific purposes

AHCLPW306

Undertake sampling and testing of water

PUAFIR204B*

Respond to wildfire

PUAFIR215

Prevent injury

PUAFIR303B*

Suppress wildfire

SITTGDE002

Work as a guide

Fauna 

AHCFAU301

Respond to wildlife emergencies

Infrastructure  

AHCINF303

Plan and construct conventional fencing

Pest management 

AHCPMG301

Control weeds

AHCPMG302

Control plant pests, diseases and disorders

AHCPMG305

Survey pests

AHCPMG306

Determine pest control techniques

AHCPMG307

Apply animal trapping techniques

AHCPMG308

Implement pest management strategies

AHCPMG310

Prepare, monitor and maintain biological agents

AHCPMG311

Use firearms for pest control activities from aircraft

Work 

AHCWRK311

Conduct site inspections

FWPCOT3202

Navigate in remote or trackless areas

Group B 

Animal care and management 

ACMGAS305

Rescue animals and apply basic first aid

Biosecurity  

AHCBIO302

Identify and report unusual disease or plant pest signs

Business 

BSBITU306

Design and produce business documents

Chemicals  

AHCCHM303

Prepare and apply chemicals

AHCCHM304

Transport and store chemicals

Fauna 

AHCFAU201

Recognise fauna

Infrastructure 

AHCINF301

Implement property improvement, construction and repair

Landscape 

AHCLSC301

Set out site for construction works

AHCLSC304

Erect timber structures and features

Machinery operation and maintenance 

AHCMOM301

Coordinate machinery and equipment maintenance and repair

AHCMOM302

Perform machinery maintenance

AHCMOM304

Operate machinery and equipment

AHCMOM305

Operate specialised machinery and equipment

AHCMOM314

Transport machinery

AHCMOM315

Operate chemical application machinery and equipment

Natural area restoration  

AHCNAR306

Conduct photography for fieldwork

AHCNAR307

Read and interpret maps

Parks and gardens 

AHCPGD301

Implement a plant establishment program

AHCPGD304

Implement a landscape maintenance program

AHCPGD305

Conduct operational inspection of park facilities

AHCPGD306

Implement a maintenance program for an aquatic environment

Pest management 

AHCPMG411

Ensure compliance with pest legislation

Plants 

AHCPCM302

Provide information on plants and their culture

AHCPCM303

Identify plant specimens

Seed processing  

AHCSPO308

Sample seed before and after processing

Soil and water conservation 

AHCSAW301

Construct conservation earthworks

AHCSAW302

Implement erosion and sediment control measures

Work 

AHCWRK203

Operate in isolated and remote situations

AHCWRK303

Respond to emergencies

AHCWRK304

Respond to rescue incidents

AHCWRK305

Coordinate work site activities

AHCWRK310

Provide on-job training support

PUAEMR026

Treat operational risk

PUAEMR027

Assess operational risk

Prerequisite requirements 

Note: Units listed in the Prerequisite requirement column that have their own prerequisite requirements are shown with an asterisk (*)

Unit of competency 

Prerequisite requirement 

PUAFIR204B Respond to wildfire

PUAFIR215 Prevent injury

PUAFIR303B Suppress wildfire

PUAFIR204B Respond to wildfire*

Qualification Mapping Information

Code and title current version 

Code and title previous version 

Comments 

Equivalence status 

AHC31416 Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management Release 3

AHC31416 Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management Release 2

Updated and clarified prerequisite requirements

Equivalent qualification

Links

Companion Volumes, including Implementation Guides, are available at VETNet: - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=c6399549-9c62-4a5e-bf1a-524b2322cf72

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