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Qualification details

AHC40710 - Certificate IV in Retail Nursery (Release 2)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Is superseded by and equivalent to AHC40716 - Certificate IV in Retail NurseryThis qualification is equivalent to AHC40710 Certificate IV in Retail Nursery. 26/Jun/2016
Supersedes RTF40503 - Certificate IV in Horticulture (Retail Nursery) 09/Jun/2011

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
2 (this release) 15/Oct/2012
(View details for release 1) 10/Jun/2011

Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

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AHCCHM401A - Minimise risks in the use of chemicalsMinimise risks in the use of chemicalsElective
AHCBUS404A - Operate within a budget frameworkOperate within a budget frameworkElective
AHCIRG408A - Schedule irrigationsSchedule irrigationsElective
AHCWRK313A - Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practicesImplement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practicesElective
BSBWOR402A - Promote team effectivenessPromote team effectivenessElective
AHCMOM402A - Supervise maintenance of property machinery and equipmentSupervise maintenance of property machinery and equipmentElective
SIRXMER303 - Coordinate merchandise presentationCoordinate merchandise presentationElective
AHCOHS401A - Maintain occupational health and safety (OHS) processesMaintain occupational health and safety (OHS) processesCore
AHCWRK403A - Supervise work routines and staff performanceSupervise work routines and staff performanceCore
SIRXINV002A - Maintain and order stockMaintain and order stockCore
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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 Retail Nursery Supervisor 

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

Release 

TP Version 

Comments 

2

AHC10v4

Equivalent imported Units updated

Replaced AHCIRG403A Determine seasonal irrigation scheduling tasks with AHCIRG408A Schedule irrigations - Units have equivalent outcome

1

AHC10

Initial release

Description

This qualification allows individuals to develop post-trade skills and knowledge to become specialists within the retail 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 Retail Nursery Management or Diploma of Production 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:

Retail nursery sales 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 12 units made up of six (6) core units and six (6) elective units.

ELECTIVE UNITS 

  • a minimum of three (3) 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 Certificate 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 UNITS 

Occupational health and safety 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCOHS401A

Maintain Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) processes

Plants 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCPCM401A

Recommend plants and cultural practices

Parks and gardens 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCPGD401A

Design plant displays

Merchandising and sales 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCMER401A

Coordinate customer service and networking activities

SIRXINV002A

Maintain and order stock

Work 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCWRK403A

Supervise work routines and staff performance

ELECTIVE UNITS 

Business 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCBUS403A

Support and review business structures and relationships

AHCBUS404A

Operate within a budget framework

AHCBUS405A

Participate in an e-business supply chain

AHCBUS507A

Monitor and review business performance

BSBFIA402A

Report on financial activity

BSBHRM402A

Recruit, select and induct staff

BSBSMB406A

Manage small business finances

BSBWOR402A

Promote team effectiveness

Chemicals 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCCHM401A

Minimise risks in the use of chemicals

AHCCHM402A

Plan and implement a chemical use program

Irrigation 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCIRG401A

Acquire resources for irrigation installation and construction

AHCIRG408A

Schedule irrigations

Machinery and equipment 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCMOM402A

Supervise maintenance of property machinery and equipment

Merchandising and sales 

Unit code 

Unit title 

BSBREL402A

Build client relationships and business networks

SIRXINV004A

Buy merchandise

SIRXMER303

Coordinate merchandise presentation

SIRXMER406

Monitor in-store visual merchandising display

SIRXMER004A

Manage merchandise and store presentation

SIRXMPR001A

Profile a retail market

SIRXRSK404

Control store security

Plants 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCPCM402A

Develop a soil health and plant nutrition program

Work 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCWRK313A

Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

AHCWRK401A

Implement and monitor quality assurance procedures

AHCWRK403A

Supervise work routines and staff performance

BSBRSK401A

Identify risk and apply risk management processes