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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
AHCLPW501 - Develop a management plan for a designated areaDevelop a management plan for a designated area Elective
AHCLSC501 - Survey and establish site levelsSurvey and establish site levels Elective
AHCLSC502 - Manage landscape projectsManage landscape projects Elective
AHCLSC503 - Manage a tree transplanting programManage a tree transplanting program Elective
AHCMOM501 - Manage machinery and equipmentManage machinery and equipment Elective
AHCMOM502 - Implement a machinery management systemImplement a machinery management system Elective
AHCPCM501 - Diagnose plant health problemsDiagnose plant health problems Elective
AHCPCM502 - Collect and classify plantsCollect and classify plants Elective
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 programs Elective
AHCPGD501 - Manage plant cultural practicesManage plant cultural practices 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