Qualification details

AHC33412 - Certificate III in Seed Production (Release 1)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 15/Oct/2012

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Is superseded by and equivalent to AHC33416 - Certificate III in Seed ProductionThis qualification is equivalent to AHC33412 Certificate III in Seed Production. 26/Jun/2016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
AHCAGB301A - Keep records for a primary production businessKeep records for a primary production business Elective
AHCBIO303A - Carry out emergency disease or plant pest control procedures at infected premisesCarry out emergency disease or plant pest control procedures at infected premises Elective
AHCCHM303A - Prepare and apply chemicalsPrepare and apply chemicals Elective
AHCCHM304A - Transport, handle and store chemicalsTransport, handle and store chemicals Elective
AHCINF301A - Implement property improvement, construction and repairImplement property improvement, construction and repair Elective
AHCINF302A - Plan and construct an electric fencePlan and construct an electric fence Elective
AHCINF303A - Plan and construct conventional fencingPlan and construct conventional fencing Elective
AHCIRG301A - Implement a maintenance program for an irrigation systemImplement a maintenance program for an irrigation system Elective
AHCIRG303A - Measure irrigation delivery system performanceMeasure irrigation delivery system performance Elective
AHCIRG308A - Monitor soils under irrigationMonitor soils under irrigation Elective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Production Horticulture 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Farmhand (Cropping) 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 15/Oct/2012 
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Modification History

Release 

TP Version 

Comments 

1

AHC10v4

Initial release

Description

This Qualification provides a general vocational outcome in seed production.

Pathways Information

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, AHC41412 Certificate IV in Seed Production.

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
  • 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

Complete sixteen (16) Units of Competency comprised of six (6)  core Units and ten (10)  elective Units.

Core Units of Competency 

Seed production 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCSDP301A

Undertake preparation of land for seed crops

AHCSDP302A

Establish seed crops

AHCSDP303A

Maintain seed crops

AHCSDP304A

Harvest seed crops

Occupational health and safety 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCOHS301A

Contribute to OHS processes

Work 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCWRK313A

Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

Elective Units of Competency 

  • Select seven (7)  Units from the Elective list below.
  • Select three (3)  Units from the list below and/or this or any other endorsed Training Package or accredited course at Certificate II, III or IV.
  • Selected Units must be relevant to job outcomes in seed production.

    Agribusiness 

    Unit code 

    Unit title 

    AHCAGB301A

    Keep records for a primary production business

    Biosecurity 

    Unit code 

    Unit title 

    AHCBIO303A

    Carry out emergency disease or plant pest control procedures at infected premises

    Chemicals 

    Unit code 

    Unit title 

    AHCCHM303A

    Prepare and apply chemicals

    AHCCHM304A

    Transport, handle and store chemicals

    First aid 

    Unit code 

    Unit title 

    HLTFA301C

    Apply first aid

    HLTFA302C

    Provide first aid in remote situation

    Infrastructure 

    Unit code 

    Unit title 

    AHCINF301A

    Implement property improvement, construction and repair

    AHCINF302A

    Plan and construct an electric fence

    AHCINF303A

    Plan and construct conventional fencing

    Irrigation 

    Unit code 

    Unit title 

    AHCIRG301A

    Implement a maintenance program for an irrigation system

    AHCIRG303A

    Measure irrigation delivery system performance

    AHCIRG308A

    Monitor soils under irrigation

    AHCIRG312A

    Install sprinkler irrigation components

    AHCIRG313A

    Install moving sprinkler irrigation components

    AHCIRG314A

    Install surface irrigation structures and components

    AHCIRG317A

    Implement a sprinkler irrigation maintenance program

    AHCIRG318A

    Implement a moving sprinkler irrigation maintenance program

    AHCIRG319A

    Implement a surface irrigation maintenance program

    AHCIRG322A

    Operate sprinkler irrigation systems

    AHCIRG323A

    Operate moving sprinkler irrigation systems

    AHCIRG324A

    Operate surface irrigation systems

    AHCIRG325A

    Operate irrigation technology

    AHCIRG327A

    Implement an irrigation schedule

    Machinery operation and maintenance 

    Unit code 

    Unit title 

    AHCMOM202A

    Operate tractors

    AHCMOM301A

    Coordinate machinery and equipment maintenance and repair

    AHCMOM302A

    Perform machinery maintenance

    AHCMOM304A

    Operate machinery and equipment

    AHCMOM305A

    Operate specialised machinery and equipment

    AHCMOM306A

    Ground spread fertiliser and soil ameliorant

    AHCMOM308A

    Operate broadacre and row crop harvest machinery and equipment

    AHCMOM309A

    Operate broadacre sowing machinery and equipment

    AHCMOM312A

    Operate row crop planting and seeding machinery and equipment

    AHCMOM313A

    Operate mobile irrigation machinery and equipment

    AHCMOM314A

    Transport machinery

    AHCMOM315A

    Operate chemical application machinery and equipment

    TLILIC2001A

    Licence to operate a forklift truck

    Pest management 

    Unit code 

    Unit title 

    AHCPMG301A

    Control weeds

    AHCPMG302A

    Control plant pests, diseases and disorders

    Plants 

    Unit code 

    Unit title 

    AHCPCM301A

    Implement a plant nutrition program

    AHCPCM303A

    Identify plant specimens

    Soils and media 

    Unit code 

    Unit title 

    FDFWGG3010A

    Implement a soil management program

    Tools and equipment 

    Unit code 

    Unit title 

    MEM05004C

    Perform routine oxy acetylene welding

    MEM05007C

    Perform manual heating and thermal cutting

    MEM05012C

    Perform routine manual metal arc welding

    Vertebrate pests 

    Unit code 

    Unit title 

    AHCVPT302A

    Implement vertebrate pest control program

    Work 

    Unit code 

    Unit title 

    AHCWRK301A

    Collect samples for a rural production or horticulture monitoring program

    AHCWRK302A

    Monitor weather conditions

    AHCWRK303A

    Respond to emergencies

    AHCWRK305A

    Coordinate work site activities

    AHCWRK306A

    Comply with industry quality assurance requirements

    AHCWRK308A

    Handle bulk materials in storage area

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