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Qualification details

AHC31810 - Certificate III in Vertebrate Pest Management (Release 2)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Is superseded by AHC33616 - Certificate III in Pest Management 26/Jun/2016
Supersedes RTD30102 - Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management 09/Jun/2011

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
2 (this release) 01/Mar/2013
(View details for release 1) 10/Jun/2011

Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Title columnEssentialSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Essential column
AHCCHM301A - Conduct fumigation in enclosed spacesConduct fumigation in enclosed spaces Elective
AHCCHM303A - Prepare and apply chemicalsPrepare and apply chemicals Core
AHCCHM304A - Transport, handle and store chemicalsTransport, handle and store chemicals Elective
AHCCHM305A - Conduct manual fumigation of vertebrate and invertebrate pestsConduct manual fumigation of vertebrate and invertebrate pests Elective
AHCEXP301A - Handle and store explosivesHandle and store explosives Elective
AHCEXP302A - Identify and select explosive productsIdentify and select explosive products Elective
AHCEXP303A - Prepare and use explosivesPrepare and use explosives Elective
AHCMOM304A - Operate machinery and equipmentOperate machinery and equipment Elective
AHCMOM315A - Operate chemical application machinery and equipmentOperate chemical application machinery and equipment Elective
AHCOHS301A - Contribute to OHS processesContribute to OHS processes Core
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 841913 Pest Controller 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 6399-17 Pest And Weed Controller 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0399 Other Engineering And Related Technologies 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Pest Management 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Feral Animal Control Officer 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 841913 Pest Controller 04/Nov/2011 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 6399-17 Pest And Weed Controller 04/Nov/2011 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0399 Other Engineering And Related Technologies 04/Nov/2011 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 10/Jun/2011 
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Modification History

Release 

TP Version 

Comments 

2

AHC10v5

Equivalent imported units updated

1

AHC10

Initial release

Description

This qualification provides a general vocational outcome in vertebrate pest management. The vertebrate pest management 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 Conservation and Land Management or Diploma of Pest Management.

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:

Feral animal control officer

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 twelve (12) units made up of three (3) core units and nine (9) elective units.

ELECTIVE UNITS 

  • a minimum of four (4) units must come from elective group A
  • a minimum of three (3) units must come from elective groups A or B
  • a maximum of two (2) 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 vertebrate pest management.

CORE UNITS 

Occupational Health and Safety 

AHCOHS301A Contribute to OHS processes

Chemicals 

AHCCHM303A Prepare and apply chemicals

Work 

AHCWRK313A Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

ELECTIVE UNITS GROUP A 

Chemicals 

AHCCHM301A Conduct fumigation in enclosed spaces

AHCCHM304A Transport, handle and store chemicals

AHCCHM305A Conduct manual fumigation of vertebrate and invertebrate pests

Vertebrate pests 

AHCVPT201A Clear features that harbour pest animals

AHCVPT202A Muster pest animals

AHCVPT203A Use firearms to humanely destroy animals

AHCVPT302A Implement vertebrate pest control program

AHCVPT303A Survey pest animals

AHCVPT304A Conduct vertebrate pest activities from aircraft

AHCVPT305A Tag and locate Judas animals

AHCVPT306A Apply animal trapping techniques

ELECTIVE UNITS GROUP B 

Explosives 

AHCEXP301A Handle and store explosives

AHCEXP302A Identify and select explosive products

AHCEXP303A Prepare and use explosives

Machinery operation and maintenance 

AHCMOM304A Operate machinery and equipment

AHCMOM315A Operate chemical application machinery and equipment

FPICOT2234B Operate 4x4 vehicle

Work 

AHCWRK303A Respond to emergencies

AHCWRK305A Coordinate work site activities

AHCWRK310A Provide on-job training support

CPPSIS4005A Collect basic GPS data

FPICOT3202B Navigate in remote or trackless areas