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Qualification details

AHC33516 - Certificate III in Seed Testing (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to AHC33512 - Certificate III in Seed TestingThis qualification is equivalent to AHC33512 Certificate III in Seed Testing. 26/Jun/2016

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 27/Jun/2016


Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

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MSL922001 - Record and present dataRecord and present dataElective
AHCSDT307 - Perform a 'Determination of Other Seeds by Number' testPerform a 'Determination of Other Seeds by Number' testCore
AHCSDT301 - Prepare a working samplePrepare a working sampleCore
AHCSDT302 - Identify seedsIdentify seedsCore
MSL973007 - Perform microscopic examinationPerform microscopic examinationElective
AHCSDT304 - Perform a seed purity analysisPerform a seed purity analysisCore
AHCWRK303 - Respond to emergenciesRespond to emergenciesElective
AHCWRK306 - Comply with industry quality assurance requirementsComply with industry quality assurance requirementsCore
AHCSDT306 - Perform a seed germination testPerform a seed germination testCore
AHCWRK305 - Coordinate work site activitiesCoordinate work site activitiesElective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 311111 Agricultural Technician 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0501 Agriculture 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Agriculture 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Seed Testing Technician 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 311111 Agricultural Technician 14/Oct/2016 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0501 Agriculture 14/Oct/2016 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 27/Jun/2016 
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Modification History

Release

TP Version

Comment

1

AHCv1.0

Initial release

Qualification Description

This qualification reflects the roles of workers who perform a range of tests on seed in seed laboratories. Seed analysts work under the supervision of senior seed analysts. There are no entry requirements for this Qualification, however applicants should be working under supervision in a seed testing laboratory.

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

Total number of units = 18

  • Core Units = 9
  • Elective Units = 9

Core Units

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

AHCSDT301

Prepare a working sample

AHCSDT302

Identify seeds

AHCSDT304

Perform a seed purity analysis

AHCSDT305

Perform a seed moisture test

AHCSDT306

Perform a seed germination test

AHCSDT307

Perform a "Determination of Other Seeds by Number" test

AHCWRK306

Comply with industry quality assurance requirements

AHCWRK309

Apply environmentally sustainable work practices

AHCWHS301

Contribute to work health and safety processes

Elective Units

  • Select 5 units from list below
  • 4 units may be selected from this or any other endorsed Training Package or Accredited Course
    Selected units must be relevant to job outcomes in a seed testing laboratory and must be chosen to ensure the integrity of the qualification outcome at AQF level 3

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

AHCSDT303

Perform a fluorescence test on seeds

AHCSDT405

Handle & store quarantinable seeds

AHCWRK303

Respond to emergencies

AHCWRK305

Coordinate work site activities

MSL922001

Record and present data

MSL933001

Maintain the laboratory/field workplace fit for purpose

MSL933004

Perform calibration checks on equipment and assist with its maintenance

MSL934003

Maintain and control stocks

MSL973007

Perform microscopic examination

TAEDEL301

Provide work skill instruction

Qualification Mapping Information

This qualification is equivalent to AHC33512 Certificate III in Seed Testing.

Links

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