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Qualification details

AHC32419 - Certificate III in Irrigation Technology (Release 2)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes AHC32416 - Certificate III in IrrigationAmended title and packaging rules. Total units increased by 8 units Core units increased by 7 units, 20/Oct/2019

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
2 (this release) 24/Dec/2020
(View details for release 1) 21/Oct/2019


Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

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AHCIRG348 - Operate and maintain moving irrigation systemOperate and maintain moving irrigation systemElective
NWPNET019 - Prepare and restore worksitePrepare and restore worksiteElective
AHCIRG338 - Troubleshoot irrigation systemsTroubleshoot irrigation systemsCore
MSTGN3003 - Estimate and cost jobEstimate and cost jobElective
AHCIRG336 - Operate and maintain gravity fed irrigation systemsOperate and maintain gravity fed irrigation systemsElective
AHCDRG308 - Maintain and repair irrigation drainage systemsMaintain and repair irrigation drainage systemsElective
AHCIRG342 - Interpret irrigation plans and drawingsInterpret irrigation plans and drawingsCore
UEERL0001 - Attach cords and plugs to electrical equipment for connection to a single phase 230 Volt supplyAttach cords and plugs to electrical equipment for connection to a single phase 230 Volt supplyElective
AHCINF304 - Install and terminate extra low voltage wiring systemsInstall and terminate extra low voltage wiring systemsCore
NWPIRR013 - Construct and install irrigation delivery and stormwater drainage assetsConstruct and install irrigation delivery and stormwater drainage assetsElective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 841999 Farm, Forestry And Garden Workers Nec 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0599 Other Agriculture, Environmental And Related Studies 
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 13/Dec/2019 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0599 Other Agriculture, Environmental And Related Studies 13/Dec/2019 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 21/Oct/2019 
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Modification History

Release

Comments

Release 2

This version released with AHC Agriculture, Horticulture, Conservation and Land Management Training Package Version 6.0.

Release 1

This version released with AHC Agriculture, Horticulture, Conservation and Land Management Training Package Version 4.0.

Qualification Description

This qualification describes the skills and knowledge for trade level roles carried out in the irrigation industry.

Individuals with this qualification perform tasks under broad supervision involving a broad range of skills that are applied in a wide variety of contexts, which will involve discretion and judgement in selecting and operating equipment, coordinating resources and applying contingency measures during work.

Work must comply with work health and safety and environmental regulations and legislation that apply to the workplace.

No 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:

  • 22 units of competency:
  • 9 core units plus
  • 13 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:

  • 7 must be from Group A electives
  • 2 must be from Group A or B electives
  • 4 from the remaining units listed in Groups A or B, or any other endorsed Training Package or accredited course packaged at Certificate III.

Core 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.

AHCINF304

Install and terminate extra low voltage wiring systems

AHCIRG337

Measure irrigation delivery system performance

AHCIRG338

Troubleshoot irrigation systems

AHCIRG339

Monitor soils under irrigation

AHCIRG340

Install irrigation pumps

AHCIRG342

Interpret irrigation plans and drawings

AHCIRG345

Install pressurised irrigation systems

AHCWHS301

Contribute to work health and safety processes

AHCWRK309

Apply environmentally sustainable work practices

Elective Units

Group A

AHCDRG305

Install drainage systems

AHCDRG306

Measure drainage system performance

AHCDRG307

Troubleshoot drainage systems

AHCDRG308

Maintain and repair irrigation drainage systems

AHCIRG301

Install gravity fed irrigation systems

AHCIRG328

Operate irrigation controller and sensor technology

AHCIRG336

Operate and maintain gravity fed irrigation systems

AHCIRG341

Operate and maintain irrigation pumping systems

AHCIRG343

Operate irrigation injection equipment

AHCIRG344

Implement an irrigation schedule

AHCIRG346

Operate pressurised irrigation systems

AHCIRG347

Maintain pressurised irrigation systems

AHCIRG348

Operate and maintain moving irrigation system

AHCWRK305

Coordinate work site activities

MEM12024

Perform computations

Group B

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.

AHCCHM101

Follow basic chemical safety rules

AHCCHM201

Apply chemicals under supervision

AHCCHM304

Transport and store chemicals

AHCIRG349

Recommend irrigation products and services

AHCLPW313

Undertake sampling and testing of water

AHCMER301

Process customer complaints

AHCMER306

Sell products and services

AHCMOM204

Undertake operational maintenance of machinery

AHCMOM208

Conduct excavator operations

AHCMOM304

Operate machinery and equipment

AUMGTW001

Perform basic welding, thermal cutting, heating and gouging

BSBWRT311

Write simple documents

CPCPCM2043A

Carry out WHS requirements

CPCPWT3027A*

Connect irrigation systems from drinking water supply

ICTWOR304

Manage spare parts

MEMPE001A

Use engineering workshop machines

MEM07032

Use workshop machines for basic operations

MEM18001

Use hand tools

MEM18002

Use power tools/hand held operations

MSTGN3003

Estimate and cost job

NWPIWS002

Operate regulating devices in rural irrigation systems

NWPIRR013

Construct and install irrigation delivery and stormwater drainage assets

NWPIWS004

Install meters for rural water supplies

NWPIWS006

Maintain meters for rural water supplies

NWPIWS008

Monitor and conduct maintenance in rural irrigation systems

NWPIWS012

Monitor and schedule water deliveries

NWPNET019

Prepare and restore worksite

NWPNET029

Locate, identify and protect utilities

NWPTRT028

Operate and control reclaimed water irrigation

PMBWELD301

Butt weld polyethylene plastic pipelines

PMBWELD302

Electrofusion weld polyethylene pipelines

SIRRINV001

Receive and handle retail stock

SIRRINV002

Control stock

SIRRMER003

Coordinate visual merchandising activities

SIRXCEG003

Build customer relationships and loyalty

SIRXPDK001

Advise on products and services

SITXCCS006

Provide service to customers

TLIK2010

Use infotechnology devices in the workplace

TLILIC0003

Licence to operate a forklift truck

UEECD0007

Apply work health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace

UEERL0001*

Attach cords and plugs to electrical equipment for connection to a single phase 230 Volt supply

Prerequisite requirements

Unit of competency

Prerequisite requirement

CPCPWT3027A Connect irrigation systems from drinking water supply

CPCPCM2043A Carry out WHS requirements

UEERL0001 Attach cords and plugs to electrical equipment for connection to a single phase 230 Volt supply

UEECD0007 Apply work health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace

Qualification Mapping Information

Code and title current version

Code and title previous version

Comments

Equivalence status

AHC32419 Certificate III in Irrigation Technology Release 2

AHC32419 Certificate III in Irrigation Technology Release 1

Minor update

Updated the superseded AHC, BSB, NWP and UEE units

Equivalent

Links

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