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Qualification details

AHC50416 - Diploma of Horticulture (Release 2)

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
2 (this release) 21/Dec/2017
(View details for release 1) 27/Jun/2016


Training packages that include this qualification

CodeTitleSort Table listing Training Packges by the Title columnRelease
AHC - Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training PackageAgriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training Package 2.0-4.0 

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
AHCARB502 - Identify, select and specify treesIdentify, select and specify trees Elective
AHCARB504 - Develop an arboricultural impact assessment reportDevelop an arboricultural impact assessment report Elective
AHCARB505 - Document and audit tree workDocument and audit tree work Elective
AHCARB601 - Examine and assess treesExamine and assess trees Elective
AHCARB602 - Diagnose tree diseasesDiagnose tree diseases Elective
AHCBUS501 - Manage staffManage staff Elective
AHCBUS502 - Market products and servicesMarket products and services Elective
AHCBUS503 - Negotiate and monitor contractsNegotiate and monitor contracts Elective
AHCBUS504 - Prepare estimates, quotes and tendersPrepare estimates, quotes and tenders Elective
AHCBUS508 - Prepare and monitor budgets and financial reportsPrepare and monitor budgets and financial reports Elective
AHCCHM501 - Develop and manage a chemical use strategyDevelop and manage a chemical use strategy Elective
AHCDES501 - Design sustainable landscapesDesign sustainable landscapes Elective
AHCDES502 - Prepare a landscape designPrepare a landscape design Elective
AHCDES503 - Assess landscape sitesAssess landscape sites Elective
AHCHYD501 - Develop a plan for a hydroponic systemDevelop a plan for a hydroponic system Elective
AHCIRG501 - Audit irrigation systemsAudit irrigation systems Elective
AHCIRG502 - Design irrigation system maintenance and monitoring programsDesign irrigation system maintenance and monitoring programs Elective
AHCIRG503 - Design irrigation, drainage and water treatment systemsDesign irrigation, drainage and water treatment systems Elective
AHCIRG504 - Develop an irrigation and drainage management planDevelop an irrigation and drainage management plan Elective
AHCIRG505 - Establish and maintain an irrigation-related environmental protection programEstablish and maintain an irrigation-related environmental protection program Elective
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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 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 occupational 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:

  • Total number of units = 10
  • Core Units = 0
  • Elective Units = 10

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 

AHCARB502

Identify, select and specify trees

AHCARB504

Develop an arboricultural impact assessment report

AHCARB505

Document and audit tree work

AHCARB601

Examine and assess trees

AHCARB602

Diagnose tree diseases

AHCBUS501

Manage staff

AHCBUS502

Market products and services

AHCBUS503

Negotiate and monitor contracts

AHCBUS504

Prepare estimates, quotes and tenders

AHCBUS508

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

AHCIRG501

Audit irrigation systems

AHCIRG502

Design irrigation system maintenance and monitoring programs

AHCIRG503

Design irrigation, drainage and water treatment systems

AHCIRG504

Develop an irrigation and drainage management plan

AHCIRG505

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

AHCSOL501

Monitor and manage soils for production projects

AHCTRF501

Plan the establishment of sports turf playing surfaces

AHCWAT501

Design water treatment systems

AHCWAT502

Manage water systems

AHCWHS501

Manage work health and safety processes

AHCWRK501

Plan, implement and review a quality assurance program

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

BSBFIM501

Manage budgets and financial plans

BSBHRM506

Manage recruitment selection and induction processes

BSBPMG522

Undertake project work

BSBRES401

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 2

AHC50416 Diploma of Horticulture Release 1

Updated unit titles to correct typographical errors

Updated imported units

Equivalent qualification

Links

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