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Qualification details

AHC33816 - Certificate III in Permaculture (Release 2)

Summary

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


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 1.1-3.0 

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
AHCILM305 - Work with an Aboriginal Community or organisationWork with an Aboriginal Community or organisation Elective
AHCILM306 - Follow Aboriginal cultural protocolsFollow Aboriginal cultural protocols Elective
AHCINF301 - Implement property improvement, construction and repairImplement property improvement, construction and repair Elective
AHCLSK319 - Slaughter livestockSlaughter livestock Elective
AHCNAR301 - Maintain natural areasMaintain natural areas Elective
AHCPER301 - Research and communicate information on permaculture principles and practicesResearch and communicate information on permaculture principles and practices Core
AHCPER302 - Develop recommendations for integrated plant and animal systemsDevelop recommendations for integrated plant and animal systems Core
AHCPER303 - Maintain integrated plant and animal systemsMaintain integrated plant and animal systems Core
AHCPER304 - Carry out animal care, maintenance and treatment programs in a permaculture systemCarry out animal care, maintenance and treatment programs in a permaculture system Elective
AHCPER305 - Implement crop maintenance and harvesting programs for permaculture systemsImplement crop maintenance and harvesting programs for permaculture systems Elective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 362211 Gardener (General) 
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 Horticulturist 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 362211 Gardener (General) 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

TP Version

Comment

1

AHCv1.0

Initial release

Qualification Description

This qualification relates to those individuals who work either independently or in teams to establish and maintain permaculture systems for private clients, organisations or community entities. They perform tasks involving a broad range of skilled applications in a wide variety of contexts, which may involve application of some discretion and judgement in selecting equipment, elements in a design or contingency measures.

The qualification is suited to learners who wish to work at the skilled tradesman level within permaculture projects and enterprises, and may involve supervision of others and working with people of diverse backgrounds and abilities.

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 = 15

  • Core Units = 5
  • Elective Units = 10

Core Units

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

AHCPER301

Research and communicate information on permaculture principles and practices

AHCPER302

Develop recommendations for integrated plant and animal systems

AHCPER303

Maintain integrated plant and animal systems

AHCPER316

Select plant and animal species for permaculture systems

AHCWRK311

Conduct site inspections

Elective Units

  • Select 1 unit from Group A
  • Select 6 units from Group B
  • Select 2 units from Group B or C
  • 1 unit may be selected from Group C or this or any other endorsed Training Package or Accredited Course
    Selected units must be relevant to job outcomes in Permaculture and must be chosen to ensure the integrity of the qualification outcome at AQF level 3

Group A 

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

AHCPER307

Establish a rural permaculture system

AHCPER308

Establish an urban permaculture system

Group B 

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

AHCPER304

Carry out animal care, maintenance and treatment programs in permaculture systems

AHCPER305

Implement crop maintenance and harvesting programs for permaculture systems

AHCPER306

Use weedy plants in a permaculture system

AHCPER307

Establish a rural permaculture system

AHCPER308

Establish an urban permaculture system

AHCPER309

Install and maintain permaculture water systems

AHCPER310

Install structures for permaculture systems

AHCPER311

Kill and dress small livestock for domestic consumption

AHCPER312

Plan organic garden and orchard systems

AHCPER313

Coordinate preparation and storage of permaculture products

AHCPER314

Read and interpret property maps and plans

AHCPER315

Coordinate community projects

AHCPER317

Build with earth, straw and reclaimed materials

AHCPER318

Plan propagation activities for a permaculture system

AHCPER319

Test, improve and maintain soil in a permaculture system

AHCPER320

Manage plant pests, diseases and disorders in a permaculture system

AHCPER321

Demonstrate permaculture practices to small groups of learners

AHCPER411

Operate within a sustainable community and bioregional development program

AHCPER412

Operate within a permaculture aid and development program

Group C 

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

AHCILM306

Follow Aboriginal cultural protocols

AHCILM303

Work with an Aboriginal Community or organisation

AHCINF301

Implement property improvement, construction and repair

AHCLSK319

Slaughter livestock

AHCNAR301

Maintain natural areas

AHCSAW302

Implement erosion and sediment control measures

AHCWRK302

Monitor weather conditions

TAEDEL301A

Provide work skill instruction

Qualification Mapping Information

No equivalent qualification.

Links

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