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Qualification details

AHC40610 - Certificate IV in Production Nursery (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Is superseded by and equivalent to AHC40616 - Certificate IV in Production NurseryThis qualification is equivalent to AHC40610 Certificate IV in Production Nursery. 26/Jun/2016
Supersedes RTF40603 - Certificate IV in Horticulture (Wholesale Nursery) 09/Jun/2011

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 10/Jun/2011

Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

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AHCBIO401A - Supervise activities on infected premisesSupervise activities on infected premises N/A
AHCBIO402A - Carry out field surveillance for a specific emergency disease or plant pestCarry out field surveillance for a specific emergency disease or plant pest N/A
AHCBIO403A - Plan and implement a biosecurity programPlan and implement a biosecurity program N/A
AHCBUS402A - Cost a projectCost a project N/A
AHCBUS404A - Operate within a budget frameworkOperate within a budget framework N/A
AHCBUS405A - Participate in an e-business supply chainParticipate in an e-business supply chain N/A
AHCCHM401A - Minimise risks in the use of chemicalsMinimise risks in the use of chemicals N/A
AHCCHM402A - Plan and implement a chemical use programPlan and implement a chemical use program N/A
AHCIRG408A - Schedule irrigationsSchedule irrigations N/A
AHCMOM402A - Supervise maintenance of property machinery and equipmentSupervise maintenance of property machinery and equipment N/A
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 362411 Nurseryperson 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4621-11 Nurseryperson 
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 Nurseries 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Production Nursery Team Leader 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 362411 Nurseryperson 04/Nov/2011 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4621-11 Nurseryperson 04/Nov/2011 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0503 Horticulture And Viticulture 04/Nov/2011 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 10/Jun/2011 
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Modification History

Not Applicable

Description

This qualification allows individuals to develop post-trade skills and knowledge to become specialists within the production nursery industry. The nursery industry expects this qualification to be achieved to meet job outcomes at this level.

Pathways Information

Qualification pathways 

Pathways into the qualification 

This qualification may be accessed by direct entry.

Pathways from the qualification 

Further training pathways from this qualification include, but are not limited to, Diploma of Production Nursery Management or Diploma of Retail Nursery Management.

Australian Apprenticeships 

This qualification is suitable for an Australian Apprenticeship.

Job roles 

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

Senior nursery worker

Production nursery team leader

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Not Applicable

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements 

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Employability Skills Summary

EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS QUALIFICATION SUMMARY 

Employability Skill 

Industry /enterprise requirements for this qualification include :

Communication

  • Listening and understanding
  • Speaking clearly and directly
  • Reading and interpreting workplace related documentation
  • Applying numeracy skills to workplace requirements

Teamwork

  • Working as an individual and a team member
  • Working with diverse individuals and groups
  • Applying knowledge of own role as a part of a team

Problem-solving

  • Developing practical and creative solutions to workplace problems
  • Showing interdependence and initiative in identifying problems
  • Solving problems individually or in teams

Initiative and enterprise

  • Adapting to new situations
  • Being creative in response to workplace challenges
  • Identifying opportunities that might not be obvious to others

Planning and organising

  • Collecting analysing and organising information
  • Being appropriately resourceful

Self-management

  • Monitoring and evaluating own performance
  • Taking responsibility at the appropriate level

Learning

  • Being open to learning, new ideas and techniques
  • Learning in a range of settings including informal learning

Technology

  • Using technology and related workplace equipment
  • Using basic technology skills
  • Applying OHS knowledge when using technology

Packaging Rules

Packaging Rules 

Completion of fourteen (14) units made up o five (5) core units and nine (9) elective units.

ELECTIVE UNITS 

  • a minimum of six (6) units must come from the elective units list
  • a maximum of three (3) units may be selected from the elective units or from units aligned to Certificates III, IV or Diploma in AHC10 or from any other currently endorsed training package or accredited course. Selected units must be relevant to job outcomes in the nursery industry.

CORE UNIT 

Occupational Health and Safety 

AHCOHS401A Maintain Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) processes

Plants 

AHCPCM401A Recommend plants and cultural practices

AHCPCM402A Develop a soil health and plant nutrition program

Irrigation 

AHCIRG408A Schedule irrigations

Nursery 

AHCNSY401A Plan a growing-on program

ELECTIVE UNITS 

Agribusiness 

BSBRSK401A Identify risk and apply risk management processes

Biosecurity 

AHCBIO401A Supervise activities on infected premises

AHCBIO402A Carry out field surveillance for a specific emergency disease or plant pest

AHCBIO403A Plan and implement a biosecurity program

Business 

AHCBUS402A Cost a project

AHCBUS404A Operate within a budget framework

AHCBUS405A Participate in an e-business supply chain

Chemicals 

AHCCHM401A Minimise risks in the use of chemicals

AHCCHM402A Plan and implement a chemical use program

Machinery operation and maintenance 

AHCMOM402A Supervise maintenance of property machinery and equipment

Merchandising and sales 

SIRXINV002A Maintain and order stock

Nursery 

AHCNSY402A Plan a propagation program

Parks and gardens 

AHCPGD401A Design plant displays

Plants 

AHCPCM501A Diagnose plant health problems

Work 

AHCWRK403A Supervise work routines and staff performance

BSBSUS301A Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices