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Qualification details

AHC40810 - Certificate IV in Sports Turf Management (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Is superseded by AHC40812 - Certificate IV in Sports Turf Management 21/Jun/2012
Supersedes RTF40803 - Certificate IV in Horticulture (Turf) 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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AHCCHM401A - Minimise risks in the use of chemicalsMinimise risks in the use of chemicalsN/A
AHCSOL401A - Sample soils and interpret resultsSample soils and interpret resultsN/A
AHCMOM402A - Supervise maintenance of property machinery and equipmentSupervise maintenance of property machinery and equipmentN/A
AHCIRG407A - Supervise on-site irrigation installation and construction workSupervise on-site irrigation installation and construction workN/A
AHCOHS401A - Maintain occupational health and safety (OHS) processesMaintain occupational health and safety (OHS) processesN/A
AHCWRK403A - Supervise work routines and staff performanceSupervise work routines and staff performanceN/A
AHCIRG403A - Determine seasonal irrigation scheduling tasksDetermine seasonal irrigation scheduling tasksN/A
AHCCHM402A - Plan and implement a chemical use programPlan and implement a chemical use programN/A
AHCPCM401A - Recommend plants and cultural practicesRecommend plants and cultural practicesN/A
AHCTRF402A - Plan and implement sports turf renovationPlan and implement sports turf renovationN/A
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 362311 Greenkeeper 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4622-11 Greenkeeper 
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 Racing Track Maintenance,Turf 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Head Greenkeeper,Sports Turf Management Supervisor,Track Maintainer 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 362311 Greenkeeper 04/Nov/2011 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4622-11 Greenkeeper 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 turf industry. The sports turf 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 Sports Turf 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:

Assistant curator

Assistant grounds manager

Assistant Golf Course Superintendent

Head greenkeeper

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Not Applicable

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements 

Entrants must have completed the Certificate III in Sports Turf Management by course work or by Recognition of Prior Learning or an equivalent trade level qualification in green keeping or turf management.

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 twelve (12) units made up of five (5) core units and seven (7) elective units.

ELECTIVE UNITS 

  • a minimum of five (5) units must come from the elective units list
  • a maximum of two (2) 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 meet job outcomes relevant to turf.

CORE UNITS 

Turf 

AHCTRF401A Develop a sports turf maintenance program

AHCTRF402A Plan and implement sports turf renovation

Plants 

AHCPCM402A Develop a soil health and plant nutrition program

Irrigation 

AHCIRG403A Determine seasonal irrigation scheduling tasks

Work 

AHCWRK511A Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability

ELECTIVE UNITS 

Business 

AHCBUS402A Cost a project

Chemicals 

AHCCHM401A Minimise risks in the use of chemicals

AHCCHM402A Plan and implement a chemical use program

Irrigation 

AHCIRG407A Supervise on-site irrigation installation and construction work

Machinery operation and maintenance 

AHCMOM402A Supervise maintenance of property machinery and equipment

Occupational Health and Safety 

AHCOHS401A Maintain Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) processes

Pest management 

AHCPMG408A Assess and monitor weed, pest and/or disease control programs

Plants 

AHCPCM401A Recommend plants and cultural practices

Soils and media 

AHCSOL401A Sample soils and interpret results

Work 

AHCWRK403A Supervise work routines and staff performance