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Qualification details

AHC40920 - Certificate IV in Conservation and Ecosystem Management (Release 2)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes AHC40916 - Certificate IV in Conservation and Land ManagementRetitled. Number of core units increased to 2. Changed packaging rules 23/Dec/2020

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
2 (this release) 13/Feb/2021
(View details for release 1) 24/Dec/2020


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
AHCCCF404 - Contribute to association governanceContribute to association governanceCurrentElective
AHCLSC401 - Supervise landscape project worksSupervise landscape project worksCurrentElective
AHCBER403 - Plan and supervise control activities on infected premisesPlan and supervise control activities on infected premisesCurrentElective
AHCPMG507 - Develop a regional pest management planDevelop a regional pest management planSupersededElective
PUAFIR203 - Respond to urban fireRespond to urban fireCurrentElective
PUACOM012 - Liaise with media at a local levelLiaise with media at a local levelCurrentElective
AHCCCF416 - Present proposed courses of action to meetingPresent proposed courses of action to meetingCurrentElective
AHCSAW402 - Set out conservation earthworksSet out conservation earthworksCurrentElective
AHCMOM402 - Supervise maintenance of property, machinery and equipmentSupervise maintenance of property, machinery and equipmentCurrentElective
CHCCDE002 - Develop and implement community programsDevelop and implement community programsCurrentElective
AHCPMG411 - Ensure compliance with pest legislationEnsure compliance with pest legislationSupersededElective
AHCPCM401 - Recommend plants and cultural practicesRecommend plants and cultural practicesSupersededElective
AHCBUS408 - Operate within a budget frameworkOperate within a budget frameworkCurrentElective
AHCILM403 - Contribute to the proposal for a negotiated outcome for a given area of CountryContribute to the proposal for a negotiated outcome for a given area of CountryCurrentElective
AHCSOL409 - Supervise acid sulphate soil remediation and management projectsSupervise acid sulphate soil remediation and management projectsCurrentElective
AHCBUS407 - Cost a projectCost a projectCurrentElective
LGAPLEM508A - Manipulate and analyse data within geographic information systemsManipulate and analyse data within geographic information systemsDeletedElective
AHCBER404 - Conduct field surveillance for a biosecurity emergency responseConduct field surveillance for a biosecurity emergency responseCurrentElective
PUAFIR303 - Suppress wildfireSuppress wildfireCurrentElective
SITTPPD002 - Develop interpretive activitiesDevelop interpretive activitiesCurrentElective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 234300 Environmental Scientists 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0509 Environmental Studies 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Nurseries,Pest Management,Environmental Protection,Weed Management,Environmental Health 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Landcare Supervisor,Lands, Parks and Wildlife Supervisor,Senior Conservation Worker,Community Coordinator (Conservation),Soil Conservation Specialist,Weed Management Supervisor,National Parks Worker,Pest Control Supervisor (Feral Animals),Indigenous Land Management Supervisor 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 234300 Environmental Scientists 09/Feb/2021 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0509 Environmental Studies 09/Feb/2021 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 24/Dec/2020 
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Modification History

Release

Comments

Release 2

This version released with AHC Agriculture, Horticulture, Conservation and Land Management Training Package Version 6.1.

Release 1

This version released with AHC Agriculture, Horticulture, Conservation and Land Management Training Package Version 6.0.

Qualification Description

This qualification has the practical skills and theoretical knowledge required for specialised or skilled work in the conservation and ecosystem management industry.

The qualification provides for advanced skills and/or supervisory roles in a broad range of conservation and ecological work or can focus on areas of specific needs including:

  • supervisory and management
  • indigenous land management
  • ecosystem management
  • pest controller
  • fire management.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements 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:

  • 12 units of competency:
  • 2 core unit plus
  • 10 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:

  • at least 3 units must be selected from Group A
  • remaining units may be selected from Group A or B or C and up to 4 units may be selected from any currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course
  • Elective Group C can only be selected if required as a prerequisite.

Where First Aid training is required, the current unit must be imported using the import rules above.

Core Units

AHCECR308

Conduct a site inspection for ecological restoration

AHCWHS401

Maintain work health and safety processes

Elective Units

An asterisk (*) next to the unit code indicates that there are prerequisite requirements which must be met when packaging the qualification. Please refer to the Prerequisite requirements table for details.

Group A  

AHCECR401

Supervise ecological restoration works

AHCECR402

Plan the implementation of revegetation works

AHCBUS407

Cost a project

AHCCCF402

Report on project

AHCILM401

Protect places of cultural significance

AHCILM402

Report on place of potential cultural significance

AHCILM403

Contribute to the proposal for a negotiated outcome for a given area of Country

AHCLPW408

Implement land and sea management practices

AHCLPW409

Inspect and monitor culturally significant places

AHCLPW410

Produce maps for land management purposes

AHCLPW406

Supervise the monitoring of biodiversity

AHCPMG409

Implement a pest management plan

AHCPMG410

Implement the pest monitoring and evaluation plan

AHCPMG412

Develop a pest management plan

AHCPMG413

Define the pest problem

AHCSAW402

Set out conservation earthworks

AHCSAW404

Supervise implementation of conservation earthworks plans

AHCWRK403

Supervise work routines and staff performance

MSS024020

Recognise common geological landforms and samples

PUAFIR402*

Conduct simple prescribed burns

Group B

AHCBER403

Plan and supervise control activities on infected premises

AHCBER404

Conduct field surveillance for a biosecurity emergency response

AHCBIO401

Plan and implement a biosecurity program

AHCBUS407

Cost a project

AHCBUS408

Operate within a budget framework

AHCCCF401

Prepare project acquittal

AHCCCF402

Report on project

AHCCCF403

Obtain and manage sponsorship

AHCCCF404

Contribute to association governance

AHCCCF405

Develop community networks

AHCCCF406

Facilitate ongoing group development

AHCCCF407

Obtain resources from community and groups

AHCCCF408

Promote community programs

AHCCCF409

Participate in assessments of project submissions

AHCCCF410

Support individuals in resource management change processes

AHCCCF411

Develop approaches to include cultural and human diversity

AHCCCF415

Coordinate social events to support group purposes

AHCCCF416

Present proposed courses of action to meeting

AHCCHM404

Develop procedures to minimise risks in the use of chemicals

AHCCHM405

Plan and implement a chemical use program

AHCILM404

Record and document Community history

AHCILM405

Develop work practices to accommodate cultural identity

AHCLPW406

Supervise the monitoring of biodiversity

AHCLPW407

Process applications for changes in land use

AHCLPW410

Produce maps for land management purposes

AHCLSC401

Supervise landscape project works

AHCMOM402

Supervise maintenance of property, machinery and equipment

AHCPCM401

Recommend plants and cultural practices

AHCPGD402

Plan a plant establishment program

AHCPMG411

Ensure compliance with pest legislation

AHCPMG507

Develop a regional pest management plan

AHCPMG508

Develop a system to monitor and evaluate the pest management plan

AHCPMG509

Investigate a pest control failure

AHCSAW402

Set out conservation earthworks

AHCSAW404

Supervise implementation of conservation earthworks plans

AHCSOL409

Supervise acid sulphate soil remediation and management projects

AHCWRK401

Implement and monitor quality assurance procedures

AHCWRK402

Provide information on issues and policies

AHCWRK403

Supervise work routines and staff performance

BSBLDR414

Lead team effectiveness

BSBPMG428

Apply project life cycle management processes

BSBINS401

Analyse and present research information

CHCCDE002

Develop and implement community programs

FWPFGM3201

Manage seed collection

LGACOM502B

Devise and conduct community consultations

LGAPLEM508A

Manipulate and analyse data within geographic information systems

MSL913004

Plan and conduct laboratory/field work

MSMSUP280

Manage conflict at work

PSPPCY004

Support policy implementation

PUACOM012

Liaise with media at a local level

PUAFIR203

Respond to urban fire

PUAFIR204

Respond to wildfire

PUAFIR207

Operate breathing apparatus open circuit

PUAFIR210

Prevent injury

PUAFIR302

Suppress urban fire

PUAFIR303

Suppress wildfire

PUAFIR402

Conduct simple prescribed burns

PUALAW001

Protect and preserve incident scene

PUAOPE015

Conduct briefings and debriefings

PUAOPE016*

Manage a multi-team sector

SFICRO401

Manage minor crocodile incidents

SFICRO403

Capture transport and release crocodiles

SITTGDE007

Research and share general information on Australian Indigenous cultures

SITTGDE008

Prepare specialised interpretive content on flora, fauna and landscape

SITTGDE010

Prepare specialised interpretive content on cultural and heritage environments

SITTPPD002

Develop interpretive activities

SITXCCS002

Provide visitor information

TAEDEL301

Provide work skill instruction

TLIR4002

Source goods/services and evaluate contractors

Group C Prerequisite Unit

HLTAID003

Apply first aid

Prerequisite requirements

Note: Units listed in the Prerequisite requirement column that have their own prerequisite requirements are shown with an asterisk (*)

Unit of competency

Prerequisite requirement

PUAFIR203 Respond to urban fire

PUAFIR207 Operate breathing apparatus open circuit*

PUAFIR204 Respond to wildfire

PUAFIR210 Prevent injury

PUAFIR207 Operate breathing apparatus open circuit

PUAFIR210 Prevent injury

PUAFIR302 Suppress urban fire

HLTAID003 Apply first aid
PUAFIR203 Respond to urban fire*

PUAFIR303 Suppress wildfire

PUAFIR204 Respond to wildfire*

PUAFIR402 Conduct simple prescribed burns

PUAFIR303 Suppress wildfire*

PUAOPE016 Manage a multi-team sector

PUAFIR302 Suppress urban fire*

OR

PUAFIR303 Suppress wildfire*

Qualification Mapping Information

Code and title current version

Code and title previous version

Comments

Equivalence status

AHC40920 Certificate IV in Conservation and Ecosystem Management Release 2

AHC40916 Certificate IV in Conservation and Land Management Release 1

Qualification updated to remove three elective units that have been deleted as part of meeting Skills Ministers’ priority of removing training products with low or no enrolments, as agreed by the AISC

Equivalent

Links

Companion Volumes, including Implementation Guides, are available at VETNet: - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=c6399549-9c62-4a5e-bf1a-524b2322cf72