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Qualification details

AHC33216 - Certificate III in Floriculture (Release 4)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Is superseded by AHC30620 - Certificate III in Production HorticultureMerged qualifications AHC30616 Certificate III in Production Horticulture and AHC33216 Certificate III in Floriculture. Title changed. Revised packaging rules to better reflect outcomes. Updated to include revised units, new and revised imported units 23/Dec/2020
Supersedes and is equivalent to AHC33210 - Certificate III in FloricultureThis qualification is equivalent to AHC33210 Certificate III in Floriculture. 26/Jun/2016

Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
4 (this release) 21/Oct/2019
(View details for release 3) 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
AHCIRG338 - Troubleshoot irrigation systemsTroubleshoot irrigation systemsElective
AHCCHM309 - Fumigate soilFumigate soilElective
AHCPMG302 - Control plant pests, diseases and disordersControl plant pests, diseases and disordersElective
AHCMOM315 - Operate chemical application machinery and equipmentOperate chemical application machinery and equipmentElective
AHCPHT301 - Carry out a crop regulation programCarry out a crop regulation programElective
AHCCHM307 - Prepare and apply chemicals to control pest, weeds and diseasesPrepare and apply chemicals to control pest, weeds and diseasesElective
AHCNSY305 - Prepare specialised plantsPrepare specialised plantsElective
AHCNSY307 - Operate fertigation equipmentOperate fertigation equipmentElective
AHCWRK302 - Monitor weather conditionsMonitor weather conditionsElective
AHCPMG410 - Implement the pest monitoring and evaluation planImplement the pest monitoring and evaluation planElective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 362411 Nurseryperson 
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 Floriculture 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Floriculturist 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 362411 Nurseryperson 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 4

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

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 vocational outcome in floriculture. The floriculture industry expects this qualification to be achieved to meet job outcomes at this level.

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:

  • 15 units of competency:
  • 1 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:

  • Select 4 units from Group A
  • Select 7 units from Group A or B
  • 3 units may be selected from Group B or this or any other endorsed Training Package or Accredited Course
  • Selected units must be relevant to job outcomes in floriculture 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

AHCNSY301

Maintain nursery plant

AHCNSY302

Receive and dispatch nursery products

AHCPCM301

Implement a plant nutrition program

AHCPCM302

Provide information on plants and their culture

AHCSOL301

Prepare growing media

Group B

AHCBIO302

Identify and report unusual disease or plant pest signs

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

AHCDRG305

Install drainage systems

AHCDRG306

Measure drainage system performance

AHCDRG307

Troubleshoot drainage systems

AHCHYD301

Implement a maintenance program for hydroponic systems

AHCHYD302

Install hydroponic systems

AHCIRG337

Measure irrigation delivery system performance

AHCIRG338

Troubleshoot irrigation systems

AHCIRG345

Install pressurised irrigation systems

AHCIRG346

Operate pressurised irrigation systems

AHCIRG347

Maintain pressurised irrigation systems

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

AHCNSY303

Install and maintain plant displays

AHCNSY304

Deliver and promote sales of plants

AHCNSY305

Prepare specialised plants

AHCNSY306

Implement a propagation plan

AHCNSY307

Operate fertigation equipment

AHCPHT301

Carry out a crop regulation program

AHCPHT303

Implement a post-harvest program

AHCPHT305

Regulate crops

AHCPHT306

Establish horticultural crops

AHCPHT310

Coordinate horticultural crop harvesting

AHCPMG301

Control weeds

AHCPMG302

Control plant pests, diseases and disorders

AHCPMG410

Implement the pest monitoring and evaluation plan

AHCWAT301

Monitor and operate water treatment processes

AHCWRK302

Monitor weather conditions

AHCWRK303

Respond to emergencies

AHCWRK305

Coordinate work site activities

AHCWRK306

Comply with industry quality assurance requirements

AHCWRK308

Handle bulk materials in storage area

AHCWRK309

Apply environmentally sustainable work practices

Qualification Mapping Information

Code and title current version

Code and title previous version

Comments

Equivalence status

AHC33216 Certificate III in Floriculture Release 4

AHC33216 Certificate III in Floriculture Release 3

Updated elective unit codes

Equivalent qualification

Links

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