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Qualification details

AHC50416 - Diploma of Horticulture (Release 3)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to AHC50410 - Diploma of HorticultureThis qualification is equivalent to AHC50410 Diploma of Horticulture. 26/Jun/2016

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
3 (this release) 26/Aug/2020
(View details for release 2) 21/Dec/2017
(View details for release 1) 27/Jun/2016


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 columnEssentialSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Essential column
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
CPPWMT5043A - Develop and implement an environmental management strategyDevelop and implement an environmental management strategyElective
AHCPMG507 - Develop a regional pest management planDevelop a regional pest management planElective
TLIL5019 - Implement and monitor transport logisticsImplement and monitor transport logisticsElective
AHCPCM505 - Conduct environment and food safety risk assessment of plant nutrition and soil fertility programsConduct environment and food safety risk assessment of plant nutrition and soil fertility programsElective
AHCARB510 - Specify and audit tree workSpecify and audit tree workElective
AHCIRG510 - Establish and maintain an irrigation-related environmental protection programEstablish and maintain an irrigation-related environmental protection programElective
AHCLSC501 - Survey and establish site levelsSurvey and establish site levelsElective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 362211 Gardener (General) 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0503 Horticulture And Viticulture 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Landscaping,Agriculture (Miscellaneous),Irrigation,Horticulture 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Irrigation Master Technician,Horticulture Manager 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 362211 Gardener (General) 14/Oct/2016 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0503 Horticulture And Viticulture 14/Oct/2016 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 27/Jun/2016 
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Modification History

Release

Comments

Release 3

This version released with AHC Agriculture, Horticulture, Conservation and Land Management Training Package Version 5.0.

Release 2

This version released with AHC Agriculture, Horticulture, Conservation and Land Management Training Package Version 2.0.

Release 1

This version released with AHC Agriculture, Horticulture, Conservation and Land Management Training Package Version 1.0.

Qualification Description

The Diploma of Horticulture reflects the role of those who manage amenity horticultural enterprises where a range of skills and knowledge across the breadth of the industry is required or personnel working in horticulture at a level requiring higher technical skills.

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:
  • 0 core units 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:

  • 8 units must be selected from the electives listed below
  • 2 units may be selected from the remaining elective units listed below
  • 2 units, packaged in qualifications aligned to AQF level 4 or above, may be selected from this or any other currently endorsed Training Package or Accredited Course.

Elective Units

AHCARB508

Identify, select and specify trees

AHCARB509

Develop an arboricultural impact assessment report

AHCARB510

Specify and audit tree work

AHCARB513

Examine and assess trees

AHCARB514

Diagnose tree diseases

AHCBUS511

Manage enterprise staff requirements

AHCBUS513

Market products and services

AHCBUS514

Negotiate and monitor contracts

AHCBUS515

Prepare estimates, quotes and tenders

AHCBUS518

Prepare and monitor budgets and financial reports

AHCCHM501

Develop and manage a chemical use strategy

AHCDES501

Design sustainable landscapes

AHCDES502

Prepare a landscape design

AHCDES503

Assess landscape sites

AHCHYD501

Develop a plan for a hydroponic system

AHCIRG506

Design irrigation, drainage and water treatment systems

AHCIRG507

Audit irrigation systems

AHCIRG508

Design irrigation system maintenance and monitoring programs

AHCIRG509

Develop an irrigation and drainage management plan

AHCIRG510

Establish and maintain an irrigation-related environmental protection program

AHCLPW501

Develop a management plan for a designated area

AHCLSC501

Survey and establish site levels

AHCLSC502

Manage landscape projects

AHCLSC503

Manage a tree transplanting program

AHCMOM501

Manage machinery and equipment

AHCMOM502

Implement a machinery management system

AHCPCM501

Diagnose plant health problems

AHCPCM502

Collect and classify plants

AHCPCM505

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

AHCPGD501

Manage plant cultural practices

AHCPGD502

Plan the restoration of parks and gardens

AHCPGD503

Manage parks and reserves

AHCPGD504

Develop and implement a streetscape management plan

AHCPGD505

Conduct comprehensive inspection of park facilities

AHCPHT502

Develop a horticultural production plan

AHCPHT503

Manage a controlled growing environment

AHCPMG413

Define the pest problem

AHCPMG507

Develop a regional pest management plan

AHCPMG508

Develop a system to monitor and evaluate the pest management plan

AHCPMG510

Develop a pest survey strategy

AHCSOL505

Monitor and manage soils for production

AHCTRF505

Plan the establishment of sports turf playing surfaces

AHCWAT501

Design water treatment systems

AHCWAT503

Manage water systems

AHCWHS502

Manage work health and safety processes

AHCWRK502

Collect and manage data

AHCWRK503

Prepare reports

AHCWRK504

Assess new industry developments

AHCWRK505

Manage trial and research material

AHCWRK507

Implement professional practice

AHCWRK508

Interpret legislation

AHCWRK509

Provide specialist advice to clients

AHCWRK510

Audit site operations

AHCWRK511

Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability

AHCWRK512

Plan, implement and review a quality assurance program

BSBFIM501

Manage budgets and financial plans

BSBHRM506

Manage recruitment selection and induction processes

BSBPMG522

Undertake project work

BSBRES411

Analyse and present research information

CPPWMT5043A

Develop and implement an environmental management strategy

CPPWMT5045A

Develop site safety plans

TLIL5019

Implement and monitor transport logistics

TLIR4002

Source goods/services and evaluate contractors

TLIR4003

Negotiate a contract

Qualification Mapping Information

Code and title current version

Code and title previous version

Comments

Equivalence status

AHC50416 Diploma of Horticulture Release 3

AHC50416 Diploma of Horticulture Release 2

Updated elective unit codes

Equivalent

Links

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