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Qualification details

AHC33616 - Certificate III in Pest Management (Release 2)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Is superseded by AHC30318 - Certificate III in Rural and Environmental Pest ManagementChange to Core units and introduction of specialisation streams. Title changed to differentiate from Urban Pest Management 18/Dec/2018
Supersedes AHC31810 - Certificate III in Vertebrate Pest Management 26/Jun/2016
Supersedes AHC31910 - Certificate III in Weed Management 26/Jun/2016

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
2 (this release) 14/Sep/2016
(View details for release 1) 27/Jun/2016


Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

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HLTAID005 - Provide first aid in remote situationsProvide first aid in remote situationsElective
AHCINF202 - Install, maintain and repair farm fencingInstall, maintain and repair farm fencingElective
AHCPMG305 - Survey pestsSurvey pestsElective
AHCPMG302 - Control plant pests, diseases and disordersControl plant pests, diseases and disordersElective
FWPCOT3202 - Navigate in remote or trackless areasNavigate in remote or trackless areasElective
AHCMOM315 - Operate chemical application machinery and equipmentOperate chemical application machinery and equipmentElective
AHCEXP301 - Handle and store explosivesHandle and store explosivesElective
AHCWRK311 - Conduct site inspectionsConduct site inspectionsElective
AHCWRK302 - Monitor weather conditionsMonitor weather conditionsElective
AHCCHM303 - Prepare and apply chemicalsPrepare and apply chemicalsElective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 841913 Pest Controller 
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 Pest Management 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Pest Control Project Officer 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 841913 Pest Controller 14/Oct/2016 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0599 Other Agriculture, Environmental And Related Studies 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 provides occupation outcomes for pest management field officers, vertebrate pest management field officers and spray operators in the pest management industry. The qualification covers those who work in weed management as well as vertebrate pest management in conservation, land management, horticulture and agriculture settings.

Job functions may include:

  • participating in strategic invasive species management practices
  • preparing for and carrying out management programs, under general direction
  • completing and assessing management programs under general direction
  • carrying out weed management programs that require chemical spraying
  • record keeping

Some job functions covered by this qualification may require occupational licencing or certification. Specific determination should be sought through the relevant State or Territory agency.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Packaging Rules

Total number of units = 12

  • Core Units = 3
  • Elective Units =9

Core Units

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

AHCWHS301

Contribute to work health and safety processes

AHCPMG308

Implement pest management strategies

AHCPMG203

Work effectively in a pest management environment

Elective Units

  • Select at least 5 units from Group A
  • Select 4 units from Group A or B

Group A 

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

AHCCHM303

Prepare and apply chemicals

AHCCHM304

Transport and store chemicals

AHCPMG201

Treat weeds

AHCPMG202

Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders

AHCPMG301

Control weeds

AHCPMG302

Control plant pests, diseases and disorders

AHCPMG305

Survey pests

AHCPMG306

Determine pest control techniques

AHCPMG307

Apply animal trapping techniques

AHCPMG309

Apply pest animal control techniques

AHCPMG304

Use firearms to humanely destroy animals

AHCWRK305

Coordinate work site activities

AHCWRK311

Conduct site inspections

Group B 

Biosecurity 

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

AHCBIO201

Inspect and clean machinery for plant, animal and soil material

AHCBIO305

Apply biosecurity measures

Chemicals 

NOTE: Units marked with an asterisk (*) require completion of prerequisite Unit/s which is identified under the Unit

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

AHCCHM305

Conduct manual fumigation of vertebrate and invertebrate pests*

AHCCHM303 Prepare and apply chemicals

AHCCHM304 Transport, handle and store chemicals

Explosives 

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

AHCEXP301

Handle and store explosives

Fauna 

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

AHCFAU201

Recognise fauna

Infrastructure  

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

AHCINF201

Carry out basic electric fencing operations

AHCINF202

Install, maintain and repair farm fencing

Machinery operation and maintenance 

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

AHCMOM302

Perform machinery maintenance

AHCMOM304

Operate machinery and equipment

AHCMOM315

Operate chemical application machinery and equipment

Natural Area Restoration 

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

AHCNAR306

Conduct photography for fieldwork

AHCNAR307

Read and interpret maps

Plant care 

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

AHCPCM202

Collect, prepare and preserve plant specimens

AHCPCM303

Identify plant specimens

Pest management 

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

AHCPMG310

Prepare, monitor and maintain biological agents

AHCPMG311

Use firearms for pest control activities from aircraft

Work 

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

AHCWRK203

Operate in isolated and remote situations

AHCWRK302

Monitor weather conditions

AHCWRK303

Respond to emergencies

FWPCOT3259

Operate four wheel drive on unsealed roads

FWPCOT3202

Navigate in trackless or remote areas

HLTAID003

Provide first aid

HLTAID005

Provide first aid in remote situations

Qualification Mapping Information

No equivalent qualification.

This qualification is not equivalent to:

ACH31910 Certificate III in Weed Management

AHC31810 Certificate III in Vertebrate Pest Management

Links

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