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Qualification details

AHC50320 - Diploma of Production Horticulture (Release 2)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes AHC50316 - Diploma of Production HorticultureRevised packaging rules to better reflect outcomes 23/Dec/2020

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
2 (this release) 30/Mar/2021
(View details for release 1) 24/Dec/2020


Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

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AHCBUS518 - Prepare and monitor budgets and financial reportsPrepare and monitor budgets and financial reportsElective
AHCSOL505 - Monitor and manage soils for productionMonitor and manage soils for productionElective
TLIR4003 - Negotiate a contractNegotiate a contractElective
AHCPHT511 - Develop a horticultural production planDevelop a horticultural production planCore
TLIL5019 - Implement and monitor transport logisticsImplement and monitor transport logisticsElective
AHCSOL506 - Manage erosion and sediment controlManage erosion and sediment controlElective
AHCMOM502 - Implement a machinery management systemImplement a machinery management systemElective
AHCBUS517 - Monitor and review business performanceMonitor and review business performanceElective
BSBOPS504 - Manage business riskManage business riskElective
AHCBUS513 - Market products and servicesMarket products and servicesElective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 121200 Crop Farmers 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0503 Horticulture And Viticulture 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Floriculture,Production Horticulture 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Production Horticulture and Floriculture Managers 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 121200 Crop Farmers 24/Dec/2020 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0503 Horticulture And Viticulture 24/Dec/2020 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 24/Dec/2020 
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Modification History

Release

Comments

Release 2

This version released with AHC Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training Package Version 6.2.

Release 1

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

Qualification Description

This qualification describes the skills and knowledge for specialist or managerial job roles in the production horticulture industry including owner, farm manager, head grower, crop manager, section manager, dispatch manager, sales manager, marketing manager and specialist consultants.

Individuals with this qualification will take personal responsibility and exercise autonomy in undertaking complex work. They must analyse information and exercise judgement to complete a range of advanced skilled activities.

Work must comply with work health and safety and environmental regulations and legislation that apply to the workplace.

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:

  • 10 units of competency:
  • 5 core units plus
  • 5 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 from the electives listed below
  • up to 2 units from the remaining electives listed below, or any other endorsed Training Package or accredited course packaged at Certificate IV, Diploma or Advanced Diploma.

Core Units

AHCBUS511

Manage enterprise staff requirements

AHCPCM507

Diagnose plant health problems

AHCPHT511

Develop a horticultural production plan

AHCWHS502

Manage work health and safety processes

AHCWRK512

Plan, implement and review a quality assurance program

Elective Units

AHCBER503

Manage active operational emergency disease or pest sites

AHCBER504

Manage the implementation of a biosecurity emergency control program

AHCBUS513

Market products and services

AHCBUS514

Negotiate and monitor contracts

AHCBUS516

Develop and review a business plan

AHCBUS517

Monitor and review business performance

AHCBUS518

Prepare and monitor budgets and financial reports

AHCCHM501

Develop and manage a chemical use strategy

AHCDRG502

Design drainage systems

AHCHYD501

Develop a plan for a hydroponic system

AHCIRG506

Design irrigation systems

AHCIRG508

Design irrigation system maintenance and monitoring programs

AHCIRG509

Develop an irrigation and drainage management plan

AHCMOM501

Manage machinery and equipment

AHCMOM502

Implement a machinery management system

AHCORG507

Develop an organic or biodynamic management plan

AHCORG508

Prepare the enterprise for organic or biodynamic certification

AHCPCM513

Conduct environment and food safety risk assessment of plant nutrition and soil fertility programs

AHCPHT512

Manage a controlled growing environment

AHCSOL505

Monitor and manage soils for production

AHCSOL506

Manage erosion and sediment control

AHCSOL507

Develop and manage a plan to reclaim land affected by salinity

AHCSOL508

Manage soils to enhance sustainability

AHCWAT503

Manage water systems

AHCWAT504

Design water treatment systems

BSBOPS504

Manage business risk

TLIL5019

Implement and monitor transport logistics

TLIR4002

Source goods/services and evaluate contractors

TLIR4003

Negotiate a contract

Qualification Mapping Information

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Code and title previous version

Comments

Equivalence status

AHC50320 Diploma of Production Horticulture Release 2

AHC50320 Diploma of Production Horticulture Release 1

Updated equivalence status to correctly reflect AHC50316 Diploma of Production Horticulture is not equivalent to AHC50320 Diploma of Production Horticulture

Not applicable

Links

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