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Qualification details

AHC50516 - Diploma of Arboriculture (Release 2)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes AHC50510 - Diploma of ArboricultureThis qualification is not equivalent to AHC50510 Diploma of Arboriculture 26/Jun/2016
Is superseded by AHC50520 - Diploma of ArboricultureEntry requirements added. Changes to the units listed in the core and electives. Changes to packaging rules, with the core increased from 7 to 8 units and the electives reduced from 3 to 2 units. 25/Aug/2020

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
2 (this release) 14/Sep/2016
(View details for release 1) 27/Jun/2016


Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

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AHCARB504 - Develop an arboricultural impact assessment reportDevelop an arboricultural impact assessment reportCore
AHCARB506 - Prepare arborist reportsPrepare arborist reportsCore
AHCPGD504 - Develop and implement a streetscape management planDevelop and implement a streetscape management planElective
AHCBUS504 - Prepare estimates, quotes and tendersPrepare estimates, quotes and tendersElective
BSBCOM602 - Develop and create compliance requirementsDevelop and create compliance requirementsElective
AHCARB505 - Document and audit tree workDocument and audit tree workCore
AHCWRK505 - Manage trial and research materialManage trial and research materialElective
AHCWRK511 - Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainabilityDevelop workplace policy and procedures for sustainabilityElective
AHCARB403 - Perform a ground-based tree defect evaluationPerform a ground-based tree defect evaluationElective
BSBITU404 - Produce complex desktop published documentsProduce complex desktop published documentsElective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 362212 Arborist 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0503 Horticulture And Viticulture 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Arboriculture 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Tree Preservation Officer,Arborist 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 362212 Arborist 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

TP Version

Comment

1

AHCv1.0

Initial release

Qualification Description

This qualification provides occupation outcomes with integrated knowledge and skills for skilled or paraprofessional work and as a pathway for further learning required for consulting arborists in the arboriculture industry.

Occupational licensing, legislative or certification requirements may apply to this qualification in some jurisdictions. Specific determination should be sought through the relevant State or Territory.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Packaging Rules

Total number of units = 10

  • Core Units = 7
  • Elective Units = 3

Core Units

NOTE: Units marked with an asterisk (*) require completion of prerequisite Unit/s which is identified under the Unit.

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

AHCARB601

Examine and assess trees*

AHCARB403 Perform a ground-based tree defect evaluation*

AHCARB302 Inspect trees for access and work*

AHCARB313 Identify trees

AHCARB502

Identify, select and specify trees

AHCARB602

Diagnose tree diseases

AHCARB504

Develop an arboricultural impact assessment report*

AHCARB502 Identify, select and specify trees

AHCARB505

Document and audit tree work

AHCARB506

Prepare arborist reports

AHCWRK508

Interpret legislation

Elective Units

  • Select at least 1 unit from the elective list
  • An additional 2 units may be selected from the elective list, or from this or any other endorsed Training Package or Accredited Course
    Selected units must be relevant to job outcomes in Arboriculture and must be chosen to ensure the integrity of the qualification outcome at AQF level 5

NOTE: Units marked with an asterisk (*) require completion of prerequisite Unit/s which is identified under the Unit.

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

AHCARB403

Perform a ground-based tree defect evaluation*

AHCARB302 Inspect trees for access and work**

AHCARB313 Identify trees

AHCARB507

Generate tree plans using computer-aided design software

AHCPCM601

Develop and implement a plant health management strategy

AHCNRM507

Manipulate and analyse data within geographic information systems

AHCWRK502

Collect and manage data

AHCWRK504

Assess new industry developments

AHCWRK505

Manage trial and research material

AHCWRK507

Implement professional practice

AHCWRK510

Audit site operations

AHCWRK511

Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability

AHCPGD504

Develop and implement a streetscape management plan

AHCBUS504

Prepare estimates, quotes and tenders

BSBCOM602

Develop and create compliance requirements

BSBITU404

Produce complex desktop published documents

LGAPLEM512A

Provide geographic information systems data 

Qualification Mapping Information

This qualification is not equivalent to AHC50510 Diploma of Arboriculture.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=c6399549-9c62-4a5e-bf1a-524b2322cf72