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Qualification details

AHC40812 - Certificate IV in Sports Turf Management (Release 2)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes AHC40810 - Certificate IV in Sports Turf Management 21/Jun/2012
Is superseded by and equivalent to AHC40816 - Certificate IV in Sports Turf ManagementThis qualification is equivalent to AHC40812 Certificate IV in Sports Turf Management. 26/Jun/2016

Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
2 (this release) 15/Oct/2012
(View details for release 1) 22/Jun/2012

Training packages that include this qualification

Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 362312 Sports Turf Manager 
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 Turf 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Sports Turf Management Supervisor,Head Greenkeeper,Track Maintainer 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 362311 Greenkeeper 01/Nov/201231/Mar/2022
ANZSCO Identifier 362312 Sports Turf Manager 01/Apr/2022 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4622-11 Greenkeeper 01/Nov/2012 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0503 Horticulture And Viticulture 01/Nov/2012 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 22/Jun/2012 
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Modification History

Release 

TP Version 

Comments 

2

AHC10v4

Fixed error in Unit code: AHCPCM401A Recommend plants and cultural practices

1

AHC10v3

Initial release. This Qualification supersedes and is equivalent to AHC40810

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

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, AHC51010 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

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 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.

Core Units of Competency 

Plants 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCPCM402A

Develop a soil health and plant nutrition program

Irrigation 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCIRG408A

Schedule irrigations

Turf 

Unit code 

Unit title 

ACHTRF401A

Develop a sports turf maintenance program

AHCTRF402A

Plan and implement sports turf renovation

Work 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCWRK511A

Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability

Elective Units of Competency 

  • a minimum of five (5)  units must come from the elective Units list
  • two (2)  Units may be selected from the elective Units or from Units packaged at 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 turf industry

Business 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCBUS402A

Cost a project

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 

AHCIRG407A

Supervise on-site irrigation installation and construction work

Machinery operation and maintenance 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCMOM402A

Supervise maintenance of property machinery and equipment

Occupational health and safety 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCOHS401A

Maintain Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) processes

Pest management 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCPMG408A

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

Plants 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCPCM401A

Recommend plants and cultural practices

Soils and media 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCSOL401A

Sample soils and interpret results

Work 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCWRK403A

Supervise work routines and staff performance