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Qualification details

AHC40616 - Certificate IV in Production Nursery (Release 3)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to AHC40610 - Certificate IV in Production NurseryThis qualification is equivalent to AHC40610 Certificate IV in Production Nursery. 26/Jun/2016
Is superseded by AHC40620 - Certificate IV in Nursery OperationsMerged qualifications AHC40616 Certificate IV in Production Nursery and AHC40716 Certificate IV in Retail Nursery. Title changed. Revised packaging rules to better reflect outcomes. Updated to include revised units, new and revised imported units, and all prerequisites as electives 23/Dec/2020

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 columnUsage RecommendationSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Usage Recommendation columnEssentialSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Essential column
AHCMOM402 - Supervise maintenance of property, machinery and equipmentSupervise maintenance of property, machinery and equipmentCurrentCore
AHCPCM401 - Recommend plants and cultural practicesRecommend plants and cultural practicesSupersededElective
AHCBER402 - Carry out field surveillance for a specific emergency disease or plant pestCarry out field surveillance for a specific emergency disease or plant pestSupersededElective
AHCPCM402 - Develop a soil health and plant nutrition programDevelop a soil health and plant nutrition programSupersededCore
AHCPGD401 - Design plant displaysDesign plant displaysCurrentElective
AHCPMG410 - Implement the pest monitoring and evaluation planImplement the pest monitoring and evaluation planSupersededCore
AHCNSY401 - Plan a growing-on programPlan a growing-on programSupersededElective
AHCPCM501 - Diagnose plant health problemsDiagnose plant health problemsSupersededElective
AHCBUS404 - Operate within a budget frameworkOperate within a budget frameworkSupersededElective
SIRRINV002 - Control stockControl stockCurrentElective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 362411 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 14/Oct/2016 
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 

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 specialists within the production nursery industry. The nursery industry expects this qualification to be achieved to meet job outcomes at this level.

Job roles and titles covered by this qualification may include:

  • production nursery supervisor

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

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

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

Core Units 

AHCIRG408

Schedule irrigations

AHCMOM402

Supervise maintenance of property, machinery and equipment

AHCPCM402

Develop a soil health and plant nutrition program

AHCPHT502

Develop a horticultural production plan 

AHCPMG410

Implement the pest monitoring and evaluation plan

AHCWHS401

Maintain work health and safety processes

AHCWRK403

Supervise work routines and staff performance

Elective Units 

AHCBER401

Plan and supervise control activities on infected premises

AHCBER402

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

AHCBIO403

Plan and implement a farm or enterprise biosecurity plan

AHCBUS402

Cost a project

AHCBUS404

Operate within a budget framework

AHCCHM404

Develop procedures to minimise risks in the use of chemicals

AHCCHM405

Plan and implement a chemical use program

AHCNSY401

Plan a growing-on program

AHCNSY402

Plan a propagation program

AHCPCM401

Recommend plants and cultural practices

AHCPCM501

Diagnose plant health problems

AHCPGD401

Design plant displays

BSBRSK401

Identify risk and apply risk management processes

BSBSUS401

Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

SIRRINV002

Control stock

Qualification Mapping Information

Code and title current version 

Code and title previous version 

Comments 

Equivalence status 

AHC40616 Certificate IV in Production Nursery

Release 3

AHC40616 Certificate IV in Production Nursery

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