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Qualification details

AHC33719 - Certificate III in Protected Horticulture (Release 1)

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1 1 (this release) 21/Oct/2019


Training packages that include this qualification

CodeTitleSort Table listing Training Packges by the Title columnRelease
AHC - Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training PackageAgriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training Package 4.0 

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
FBPPPL3003 - Participate in improvement processesParticipate in improvement processes Elective
FBPPPL3005 - Participate in an audit processParticipate in an audit process Elective
FBPPPL3006 - Report on workplace performanceReport on workplace performance Elective
FBPTEC4002 - Apply principles of food packagingApply principles of food packaging Elective
FBPVIT2001 - Bench graft vinesBench graft vines Elective
HLTAID003 - Provide first aidProvide first aid Elective
SIRRINV002 - Control stockControl stock Elective
TLIA2014 - Use product knowledge to complete work operationsUse product knowledge to complete work operations Elective
TLIA3016 - Use inventory systems to organise stock controlUse inventory systems to organise stock control Elective
TLIA3018 - Organise despatch operationsOrganise despatch operations Elective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 841412 Horticultural Nursery Assistant 
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 Horticulture 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Horticulture Assistant,Greenhouse Assistant Worker 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 841412 Horticultural Nursery Assistant 13/Dec/2019 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0503 Horticulture And Viticulture 13/Dec/2019 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 21/Oct/2019 
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Modification History

Release

Comments

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 individuals who work in the protected horticulture industry undertaking skilled work in the areas of picking, packing, crop and nursery work.

Individuals with this qualification perform tasks 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 apply 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:

  • 17 units of competency:
  • 6 core units plus
  • 11 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. Any combination of electives that meets the packaging rules can be selected for the award of the Certificate III in Protected Horticulture.

Where appropriate, electives may be packaged to provide a qualification with a specialisation area as follows:

  • At least 3 electives must be selected from Group A electives must be selected for the award of the Certificate III in Protected Horticulture (Picking)
  • At least 3 electives must be selected from Group B for the award of the Certificate III in Protected Horticulture (Packing).
  • At least 3 electives must be selected from Group C for the award of the Certificate III in Protected Horticulture (Crop Work)
  • At least 3 electives must be selected from Group D for the award of the Certificate III in Protected Horticulture (Nursery)
  • Plus 8 units with up to 3 from any currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course.

Where a specialisation area is not sought, the electives are to be chosen as follows:

  • 8 units must be selected from groups A, B, C, D or E
  • the remaining 3 electives may be selected from groups A, B, C, D or E or any currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course.

Core Units

AHCBIO305

Apply biosecurity measures

AHCWHS301

Contribute to work health and safety processes

AHCWRK309

Apply environmentally sustainable work practices

FBPFSY3001

Monitor the implementation of quality and food safety programs

FBPOPR1010

Carry out manual handling tasks

FBPOPR2070

Apply quality systems and procedures

Elective Units

Group A Picking

AHCBIO201

Inspect and clean machinery for plant, animal and soil material

AHCBIO302

Identify and report unusual disease or plant pest signs

AHCPHT214

Support horticultural crop harvesting

AHCPHT310

Coordinate horticultural crop harvesting

Group B Packing

AHCWRK207

Collect and record production data

FBPBPG2002

Operate the carton erection process

FBPBPG2004

Operate the palletising process

FBPBPG2008

Perform basic packaging tests and inspections

FBPBPG3002

Operate the labelling process

FBPOPR2068

Operate a process control interface

FBPOPR3004

Set up a production or packaging line for operation

FBPOPR3006

Operate interrelated processes in a packaging system

FBPTEC4002

Apply principles of food packaging

SIRRINV002

Control stock

TLIA2014

Use product knowledge to complete work operations

TLIA3016

Use inventory systems to organise stock control

TLIA3018

Organise despatch operations

TLIA3019

Organise receival operations

TLIA3038

Control and order stock

Group C Crop Work

AHCBIO302

Identify and report unusual disease or plant pest signs

AHCHYD301

Implement a maintenance program for hydroponic systems

AHCHYD302

Install hydroponic systems

AHCHYD401

Establish and monitor hydroponic crops

AHCNSY307

Operate fertigation equipment

AHCPCM301

Implement a plant nutrition program

AHCPHT211

Maintain crop

AHCPHT212

Perform manual pollination of crops

AHCPHT301

Carry out a crop regulation program

AHCPHT305

Regulate crops

AHCPHT306

Establish horticultural crops

AHCPHT311

Install and maintain vertical hanging trellis

AHCPMG302

Control plant pests, diseases and disorders

Group D Nursery

AHCBIO302

Identify and report unusual disease or plant pest signs

AHCNSY203

Undertake propagation activities

AHCNSY301

Maintain nursery plants

AHCNSY307

Operate fertigation equipment

AHCPCM301

Implement a plant nutrition program

AHCPHT204

Undertake field budding and grafting

AHCPHT213

Perform plant blocking on

AHCPMG302

Control plant pests, diseases and disorders

FBPVIT2001

Bench graft vines

Group E General electives

AHCCHM304

Transport and store chemicals

AHCCHM307

Prepare and apply chemicals to control pest, weeds and diseases

AHCHYD301

Implement a maintenance program for hydroponic systems

AHCHYD302

Install hydroponic systems

AHCIRG337

Measure irrigation delivery system performance

AHCMOM202

Operate tractors

AHCMOM304

Operate machinery and equipment

AHCPCM302

Provide information on plants and their culture

AHCPMG202

Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders

AHCPMG301

Control weeds

AHCPMG302

Control plant pests, diseases and disorders

AHCSOL305

Prepare growing media

AHCWAT301

Monitor and operate water treatment processes

AHCWRK303

Respond to emergencies

AHCWRK305

Coordinate work site activities

FBPOPR2037

Operate a filtration process

FBPOPR2063

Clean equipment in place

FBPOPR2064

Clean and sanitise equipment

FBPOPR3005

Operate interrelated processes in a production system

FBPPPL3003

Participate in improvement processes

FBPPPL3005

Participate in an audit process

FBPPPL3006

Report on workplace performance

HLTAID003

Provide first aid

TLID2010

Operate a forklift

TLIK2010

Use infotechnology devices in the workplace

TLILIC0003

Licence to operate a forklift truck

Qualification Mapping Information

Code and title current version

Code and title previous version

Comments

Equivalence status

AHC33719 Certificate III in Protected Horticulture

Not applicable

New qualification

No equivalent qualification

Links

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