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Qualification details

AHC40516 - Certificate IV in Parks and Gardens (Release 3)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to AHC40510 - Certificate IV in Parks and GardensThis qualification is equivalent to AHC40510 Certificate IV in Parks and Gardens. 26/Jun/2016

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


Training packages that include this qualification

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
AHCLSC401 - Supervise landscape project worksSupervise landscape project worksElective
AHCTRF401 - Develop a sports turf maintenance programDevelop a sports turf maintenance programCore
BSBITU401 - Design and develop complex text documentsDesign and develop complex text documentsElective
AHCMOM402 - Supervise maintenance of property, machinery and equipmentSupervise maintenance of property, machinery and equipmentElective
AHCPMG411 - Ensure compliance with pest legislationEnsure compliance with pest legislationElective
AHCPCM401 - Recommend plants and cultural practicesRecommend plants and cultural practicesCore
AHCIRG402 - Determine hydraulic parameters for an irrigation systemDetermine hydraulic parameters for an irrigation systemElective
AHCIRG431 - Supervise irrigation system installationSupervise irrigation system installationElective
AHCPCM402 - Develop a soil health and plant nutrition programDevelop a soil health and plant nutrition programCore
AHCPGD401 - Design plant displaysDesign plant displaysElective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 362211 Gardener (General) 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0509 Environmental Studies 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Nurseries,Racing Track Maintenance,Parks and Gardens,Environmental Protection,Turf 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Parks and Gardens Supervisor 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 362211 Gardener (General) 14/Oct/2016 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0509 Environmental Studies 14/Oct/2016 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 27/Jun/2016 
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Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 3

This version released with AHC Agriculture, Horticulture, Conservation and Land Management Training Package Version 3.0.

Release 2

This version released with AHC Agriculture, Horticulture, Conservation and Land Management Training Package Version 1.1.

Release 1

This version released with AHC Agriculture, Horticulture, Conservation and Land Management Training Package Version 1.0.

Qualification Description

This qualification allows individuals to develop post-trade skills and knowledge to become a senior or head gardener. The parks and gardens industry expect this qualification to be achieved to meet job outcomes at this level.

No occupational licensing, legislative or certification requirements known to 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:

  • 14 units of competency:
  • 7 core units plus
  • 7 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. The electives are to be chosen as follows:

  • select 4 units from the list below
  • 3 units may be selected from the list below or this or any other endorsed Training Package or Accredited Course.

Selected units must be relevant to job outcomes in parks and gardens and must be chosen to ensure the integrity of the qualification outcome at AQF level 4.

Core Units 

AHCBUS402

Cost a project

AHCPCM401

Recommend plants and cultural practices

AHCPCM402

Develop a soil health and plant nutrition program

AHCPGD402

Plan a plant establishment program

AHCTRF401

Develop a sports turf maintenance program

AHCWHS401

Maintain work health and safety processes

PSPPM402B

Manage simple projects

Elective Units 

AHCCHM403

Prepare safe operating procedures for calibration of equipment

AHCCHM404

Develop procedures to minimise risks in the use of chemicals

AHCCHM405

Plan and implement a chemical use program

AHCIRG402

Determine hydraulic parameters for an irrigation system

AHCIRG431

Supervise irrigation system installation

AHCLSC401

Supervise landscape project works

AHCMOM401

Conduct major repair and overhaul of machinery and equipment

AHCMOM402

Supervise maintenance of property, machinery and equipment

AHCNSY401

Plan a growing-on program

AHCNSY402

Plan a propagation program

AHCPGD401

Design plant displays

AHCPMG410

Implement the pest monitoring and evaluation plan

AHCPMG411

Ensure compliance with pest legislation

AHCSOL401

Sample soils and interpret results

AHCTRF402

Plan and implement sports turf renovation

AHCWRK401

Implement and monitor quality assurance procedures

AHCWRK402

Provide information on issues and policies

AHCWRK403

Supervise work routines and staff performance

BSBDES403

Develop and extend design skills and practice

BSBITU401

Design and develop complex text documents

BSBSMB421

Manage small business finances

TLIR4002

Source goods/services and evaluate contractors

Qualification Mapping Information

Code and title current version 

Code and title previous version 

Comments 

Equivalence status 

AHC40516 Certificate IV in Parks and Gardens

Release 3

AHC40516 Certificate IV in Parks and Gardens

Release 2

Updated Chemical unit codes and removed prerequisite requirements table

Equivalent qualification

Links

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