Qualification details

AHC32412 - Certificate III in Irrigation (Release 1)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 22/Jun/2012

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes AHC32410 - Certificate III in Irrigation 21/Jun/2012
Is superseded by and equivalent to AHC32416 - Certificate III in IrrigationThis qualification is equivalent to AHC32412 Certificate III in Irrigation. 26/Jun/2016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 columnEssential
AHCDRG301A - Install drainage systemsInstall drainage systems N/A
AHCDRG302A - Measure drainage system performanceMeasure drainage system performance N/A
AHCDRG303A - Troubleshoot drainage systemsTroubleshoot drainage systems N/A
AHCIRG303A - Measure irrigation delivery system performanceMeasure irrigation delivery system performance N/A
AHCIRG306A - Troubleshoot irrigation systemsTroubleshoot irrigation systems N/A
AHCIRG307A - Recommend irrigation products and servicesRecommend irrigation products and services N/A
AHCIRG308A - Monitor soils under irrigationMonitor soils under irrigation N/A
AHCIRG309A - Interpret and apply instructions to install pumpsInterpret and apply instructions to install pumps N/A
AHCIRG310A - Operate and maintain irrigation pumping systemsOperate and maintain irrigation pumping systems N/A
AHCIRG311A - Install low volume irrigation componentsInstall low volume irrigation components N/A
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 841999 Farm, Forestry And Garden Workers Nec 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 7129-21 Water And Waste Water Plant Operator 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0501 Agriculture 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Irrigation 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Irrigation Service Technician 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 841999 Farm, Forestry And Garden Workers Nec 01/Nov/2012 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 7129-21 Water And Waste Water Plant Operator 01/Nov/2012 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0501 Agriculture 01/Nov/2012 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 22/Jun/2012 
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Modification History

June 2012 : This qualification supersedes but is not equivalent to AHC32410.

Description

This Qualification allows individuals to develop skills and knowledge to become installation or operations technicians within the irrigation industry.

Application 

This Qualification applies to skilled workers who carry out installation and operations job roles in the irrigation servicing, amenity horticulture and food and fibre production industries.

Pathways Information

Pathways  into the Qualification 

This Qualification may be accessed by direct entry or by completion of AHC21112 Certificate II in Irrigation

Pathways  from the Qualification 

Further training pathways from this Qualification include, but are not limited to, AHC41112 Certificate IV in Irrigation.

Additional Qualification advice 

This Qualification is suitable for an Australian Apprenticeship.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

There is no direct link between this Qualification and licensing, legislative and/or regulatory requirements. However, an individual Unit of Competency may specify relevant licensing, legislative and/or regulatory requirements.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this Qualification.

Employability Skills Summary

Employability Skill

Industry/enterprise requirements for this qualification include:

Communication

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

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
  • Applying teamwork skills to a range of situations
  • Identifying and using the strengths of other team members.

Problem-solving

  • Developing practical and creative solutions to workplace problems
  • Showing interdependence and initiative in identifying problems
  • Solving problems individually or in teams
  • Using numeracy skills to solve problems
  • Testing assumptions and taking context into account.

Initiative and enterprise

  • Adapting to new situations
  • Generating a range of options in response to workplace matters.

Planning and organising

  • Collecting analysing and organising information
  • Using basic business systems for planning and organising
  • Taking initiative and making decisions within workplace role
  • Working within or establishing clear project goals and deliverables
  • Determining or applying required resources
  • Allocating people and other resources to tasks and workplace requirements
  • Managing time and priorities.

Self-management

  • Taking responsibility for individual work practices and team outcomes
  • Organising time and resources for work
  • Reflecting on skills gaps and training required.

Learning

  • Listening and understanding
  • Reading and interpreting workplace related documentation
  • Applying numeracy skills to workplace requirements.

Technology

  • Using measuring equipment for soil moisture monitoring
  • Use of irrigation technology for operating, monitoring and troubleshooting irrigation systems.

Packaging Rules

Complete twelve (12)  Units of Competency comprised of:

  • Two (2) Core Units
  • Ten (10) Elective Units

Core Units  

Unit code

Unit title

AHCIRG308A

Monitor soils under irrigation

AHCOHS301A

Contribute to OHS processes

Elective Units 

  • Select a minimum of four (4)  Units from Group A.
  • Select a minimum of four (4)  additional Units from Group A or B.
  • Select a minimum of two (2)  additional Units from Group A, Group B and/or this or any other endorsed Training Package or accredited course packaged at Certificate III or IV.
  • Selected Units must be relevant to job outcomes in the irrigation industry.
  • Group A 

    Unit code

    Unit title

    AHCDRG301A

    Install drainage systems

    AHCIRG309A

    Interpret and apply instructions to install pumps

    AHCIRG310A

    Operate and maintain irrigation pumping systems

    AHCIRG311A

    Install low volume irrigation components

    AHCIRG312A

    Install sprinkler irrigation components

    AHCIRG313A

    Install moving sprinkler irrigation components

    AHCIRG314A

    Install surface irrigation structures and equipment

    AHCIRG315A

    Interpret irrigation plans and drawings

    AHCIRG316A

    Implement a low volume irrigation maintenance program

    AHCIRG317A

    Implement a sprinkler irrigation maintenance program

    AHCIRG318A

    Implement a moving sprinkler irrigation maintenance program

    AHCIRG319A

    Implement a surface irrigation maintenance program

    AHCIRG320A

    Maintain and repair irrigation drainage systems

    AHCIRG321A

    Operate low volume irrigation systems

    AHCIRG322A

    Operate sprinkler irrigation systems

    AHCIRG323A

    Operate moving sprinkler irrigation systems

    AHCIRG324A

    Operate surface irrigation systems

    AHCIRG325A

    Operate irrigation technology

    AHCIRG326A

    Operate irrigation injection equipment

    AHCIRG327A

    Implement an irrigation schedule

    AHCTEQ301A

    Install and terminate extra low voltage wiring systems

    AHCWRK305A

    Co-ordinate worksite activities

    AHCWRK313A

    Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

    Group B 

    Unit code

    Unit title

    AHCDRG302A

    Measure drainage system performance

    AHCDRG303A

    Troubleshoot drainage systems

    AHCIRG303A

    Measure irrigation delivery system performance

    AHCIRG306A

    Troubleshoot irrigation systems

    AHCIRG307A

    Recommend irrigation products and services

    AHCLPW306A

    Undertake sampling and testing of water

    CPCPIG2011A

    Design domestic urban irrigation systems

    CPCPWT3007A

    Connect irrigation systems from drinking water supply *

    CPCPCM2003A Carry out OHS requirements

    NWP302A

    Install meters for non-potable, non-urban water supplies

    NWP304A

    Maintain meters for non-potable, non-urban water supplies

    NWP305B

    Monitor and conduct minor maintenance of complex flow-control and metering devices

    NWP316B

    Monitor and schedule water deliveries

    NWP362B

    Monitor, operate and control reclaimed water irrigation

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