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Qualification details

AHC32216 - Certificate III in Commercial Composting (Release 3)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to AHC32210 - Certificate III in Commercial CompostingThis qualification is equivalent to AHC32210 Certificate III in Commercial Composting. 26/Jun/2016

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


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
AHCCHM309 - Fumigate soilFumigate soilElective
AHCCOM501 - Identify and secure raw materials supply for compost productionIdentify and secure raw materials supply for compost productionElective
AHCCOM302 - Dispatch materials and composted productDispatch materials and composted productElective
AHCMOM315 - Operate chemical application machinery and equipmentOperate chemical application machinery and equipmentElective
AHCCHM307 - Prepare and apply chemicals to control pest, weeds and diseasesPrepare and apply chemicals to control pest, weeds and diseasesElective
AHCCHM304 - Transport and store chemicalsTransport and store chemicalsElective
AHCCOM203 - Recognise raw materials, production processes and products on a composting siteRecognise raw materials, production processes and products on a composting siteElective
AHCMOM304 - Operate machinery and equipmentOperate machinery and equipmentElective
AHCMOM305 - Operate specialised machinery and equipmentOperate specialised machinery and equipmentElective
AHCWRK306 - Comply with industry quality assurance requirementsComply with industry quality assurance requirementsElective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 721000 Mobile Plant Operators 
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 Composting 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Senior Compost Farmhand,Commercial Compost Facility Worker 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 721000 Mobile Plant Operators 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 3

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

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 person working in a commercial composting business. The composting industry expects this qualification to be achieved to meet job outcomes at this level.

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:

  • 10 units of competency:
  • 1 core units plus
  • 9 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 5 units from Group A
  • Select 2 units from Group A or B
  • 2 units may be selected from this or any other endorsed Training Package or Accredited Course.

Selected units must be relevant to job outcomes in commercial composting and must be chosen to ensure the integrity of the qualification outcome at AQF level 3.

Core Units 

AHCWHS301

Contribute to work health and safety processes

Elective Units 

Group A 

AHCCOM301

Operate compost processing plant, machinery and equipment

AHCCOM302

Dispatch materials and composted product

AHCCOM303

Operate a compost bagging process

AHCCOM401

Develop a composting recipe

AHCCOM402

Plan and schedule compost production

AHCWRK305

Coordinate work site activities

AHCWRK306

Comply with industry quality assurance requirements

AHCWRK308

Handle bulk materials in storage area

RIIMPO304E

Conduct wheel loader operations

Group B 

AHCCHM304

Transport and store chemicals

AHCCHM307

Prepare and apply chemicals to control pest, weeds and diseases

AHCCHM308

Use application equipment to apply fumigant in confined spaces

AHCCHM309

Fumigate soil

AHCCOM201

Assess and receive raw materials for composting

AHCCOM202

Recognise and respond to fire emergencies on a composting site

AHCCOM203

Recognise raw materials, production processes and products on a composting site

AHCCOM501

Identify and secure raw materials supply for compost production

AHCMOM301

Coordinate machinery and equipment maintenance and repair

AHCMOM302

Perform machinery maintenance

AHCMOM304

Operate machinery and equipment

AHCMOM305

Operate specialised machinery and equipment

AHCMOM315

Operate chemical application machinery and equipment

Qualification Mapping Information

Code and title current version 

Code and title previous version 

Comments 

Equivalence status 

AHC32216 Certificate III in Commercial Composting Release 3

AHC32216 Certificate III in Commercial Composting Release 2

Updated Chemical unit codes and titles and removed prerequisite requirements table

Equivalent qualification

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=c6399549-9c62-4a5e-bf1a-524b2322cf72