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Qualification details

AHC40316 - Certificate IV in Production Horticulture (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to AHC40310 - Certificate IV in Production HorticultureThis qualification is equivalent to AHC40310 Certificate IV in Production Horticulture. 26/Jun/2016
Is superseded by AHC40320 - Certificate IV in Production HorticultureAmended packaging rules, new core and elective units. 23/Dec/2020

Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
(View details for release 3) 19/Dec/2018
(View details for release 2) 14/Sep/2016
1 (this release) 27/Jun/2016


Training packages that include this qualification

Replaced release

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The current release is release 3View release 3 details.

Units of competency

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AHCPHT407 - Manage mushroom crop developmentManage mushroom crop developmentSupersededElective
AHCCHM402 - Plan and implement a chemical use programPlan and implement a chemical use programSupersededElective
AHCSOL402 - Develop a soil use map for a propertyDevelop a soil use map for a propertySupersededElective
AHCPCM401 - Recommend plants and cultural practicesRecommend plants and cultural practicesSupersededElective
AHCIRG402 - Determine hydraulic parameters for an irrigation systemDetermine hydraulic parameters for an irrigation systemSupersededElective
AHCIRG404 - Implement an irrigation-related environmental protection programImplement an irrigation-related environmental protection programSupersededElective
AHCCHM401 - Develop procedures to minimise risks in the use of chemicalsDevelop procedures to minimise risks in the use of chemicalsSupersededElective
AHCPCM402 - Develop a soil health and plant nutrition programDevelop a soil health and plant nutrition programSupersededElective
AHCNSY401 - Plan a growing-on programPlan a growing-on programSupersededElective
AHCWRK401 - Implement and monitor quality assurance proceduresImplement and monitor quality assurance proceduresCurrentElective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 121699 Horticultural Crop Growers nec 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0503 Horticulture And Viticulture 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Floriculture,Production Horticulture 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Mushroom Farm Supervisor,Fruit and Vegetable Farm Supervisor,Sustainable Fruit and Vegetable Farmer 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 121200 Crop Farmers 14/Oct/201631/Mar/2022
ANZSCO Identifier 121699 Horticultural Crop Growers nec 01/Apr/2022 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0503 Horticulture And Viticulture 14/Oct/2016 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 27/Jun/2016 
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Modification History

Release

TP Version

Comment

1

AHCv1.0

Initial release

Qualification Description

This qualification allows individuals to develop post-trade skills and knowledge to become specialists within the production horticulture industry. It is designed to meet the needs of supervisors or team leaders in the production horticulture industry.

The qualification enables individuals to select a tree cropping, vegetable, berry or flower production, grape growing or mushroom production context as a job focus, or a mixture in the case of mixed enterprises.

No occupational licensing, legislative or certification requirements are known to 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 = 12

  • Core Units = 1
  • Elective Units = 11

Core Units

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

AHCWHS401

Maintain work health and safety processes

Elective Units

  • Select 3 units from Group A
  • Select 5 units from Group A or B
  • 3 units may be selected from Group B or from this or any other endorsed Training Package or Accredited Course
    Selected units must be relevant to job outcomes in production horticulture and must be chosen to ensure the integrity of the qualification outcome at AQF level 4

Group A

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

AHCCHM401

Minimise risks in the use of chemicals*

AHCCHM303 Prepare and apply chemicals

AHCCHM304 Transport and store chemicals

AHCCHM402

Plan and implement a chemical use program*

AHCCHM303 Prepare and apply chemicals

AHCCHM304 Transport and store chemicals

AHCIRG408

Schedule irrigations

AHCPCM401

Recommend plants and cultural practices

AHCPCM402

Develop a soil health and plant nutrition program

AHCPHT402

Develop a crop regulation program

AHCPHT404

Implement and monitor a horticultural crop harvesting program

AHCNSY401

Plan a growing-on program

AHCNSY402

Plan a propagation program

AHCSOL401

Sample soils and interpret results

Group B

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

AHCBUS404

Operate within a budget framework

AHCBUS405

Participate in an e-business supply chain

FDFTEC3001A

Participate in a HACCP team*

FDFFS2001A Implement the food safety program and procedures

FDFFS2001A

Implement the food safety program and procedures

FDFFS3001A

Monitor the implementation of quality and food safety program*

FDFFS2001A Implement the food safety program and procedures

AHCIRG402

Determine hydraulic parameters for an irrigation system

AHCIRG404

Implement an irrigation-related environmental protection program

AHCIRG434

Manage surface irrigation systems

AHCORG401

Manage biodynamic production

AHCORG403

Manage organic soil improvement

AHCPHT401

Assess olive oil for style and quality

AHCPHT403

Develop harvesting and processing specifications to produce an olive oil

AHCPHT405

Manage mushroom substrate preparation

AHCPHT406

Control Phase II mushroom substrate process

AHCPHT407

Manage mushroom crop development

AHCPHT408

Oversee vineyard practices

AHCSOL402

Develop a soil use map for a property

AHCWRK401

Implement and monitor quality assurance procedures

AHCWRK402

Provide information on issues and policies

AHCWRK403

Supervise work routines and staff performance

Qualification Mapping Information

This qualification is equivalent to AHC40310 Certificate IV in Production Horticulture.

Links

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