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Qualification details

AHC50610 - Diploma of Landscape Design (Release 2)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Is superseded by and equivalent to AHC50616 - Diploma of Landscape DesignThis qualification is equivalent to AHC50610 Diploma of Landscape Design. 26/Jun/2016

Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
2 (this release) 15/Oct/2012
(View details for release 1) 10/Jun/2011

Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

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AHCWRK503A - Prepare reportsPrepare reportsElective
CUVACD302A - Produce computer-aided drawingsProduce computer-aided drawingsCore
AHCPCM503A - Specify plants for landscapesSpecify plants for landscapesElective
BSBDES502A - Establish, negotiate and refine a design briefEstablish, negotiate and refine a design briefElective
AHCARB502A - Identify, select and specify treesIdentify, select and specify treesElective
AHCLSC501A - Survey and establish site levelsSurvey and establish site levelsElective
AHCDES503A - Assess landscape sitesAssess landscape sitesCore
AHCDES504A - Design for construction of landscape featuresDesign for construction of landscape featuresCore
AHCDES502A - Prepare a landscape project designPrepare a landscape project designCore
AHCBUS503A - Negotiate and monitor contractsNegotiate and monitor contractsElective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 362213 Landscape Gardener 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 3112-79 Science Technical Officers Nec 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0503 Horticulture And Viticulture 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Building Design,Landscaping 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Landscape Designer 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 362213 Landscape Gardener 04/Nov/2011 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 3112-79 Science Technical Officers Nec 04/Nov/2011 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0503 Horticulture And Viticulture 04/Nov/2011 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 10/Jun/2011 
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Modification History

Release 

TP Version 

Comments 

2

AHC10v4

Equivalent imported Units updated

1

AHC10

Initial release

Description

This is a specialist qualification for landscape designers.

Pathways Information

Qualification pathways 

Pathways into the qualification 

This qualification may be accessed by direct entry or completion of the Certificate III in Landscape Construction.

Pathways from the qualification 

Further training pathways from this qualification include, but are not limited to, Advanced Diploma of Horticulture.

Australian Apprenticeships 

This qualification is suitable for an Australian Apprenticeship.

Job roles 

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

Landscape designer

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Not Applicable

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements 

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Employability Skills Summary

EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS QUALIFICATION SUMMARY 

Employability Skill 

Industry /enterprise requirements for this qualification include :

Communication

  • Listening and understanding
  • Speaking clearly and directly
  • Reading and interpreting workplace related documentation
  • Writing to audience needs
  • Interpreting the needs of internal/external customers
  • Applying numeracy skills to workplace requirements
  • Establishing/using networks
  • Sharing information
  • Negotiating responsively

Teamwork

  • Working as an individual and a team member
  • Working with diverse individuals and groups
  • Applying knowledge of own role as a part of a team
  • Applying teamwork skills to a range of situations
  • Identifying and using the strengths of other team members

Problem-solving

  • Developing practical and creative solutions to workplace problems
  • Showing interdependence and initiative in identifying problems
  • Solving problems individually or in teams
  • Applying a range of strategies in problem solving
  • Using numeracy skills to solve problems
  • Testing assumptions and taking context into account

Initiative and enterprise

  • Adapting to new situations
  • Being creative in response to workplace challenges
  • Identifying opportunities that might not be obvious to others
  • Generating a range of options in response to workplace matters
  • Translating ideas into actions
  • Developing a strategic, creative long-term vision

Planning and organising

  • Collecting analysing and organising information
  • Using basic business systems for planning and organising
  • Being appropriately resourceful
  • Taking initiative and making decisions within workplace role
  • Participating in continuous improvement and planning processes
  • Working within or establishing clear project goals and deliverables
  • Determining or applying required resources
  • Allocating people and other resources to tasks and workplace requirements
  • Managing time and priorities
  • Adapting resource allocations to cope with contingencies

Self-management

  • Taking responsibility at the appropriate level

Learning

  • Defining own learning needs
  • Carrying out independent learning to improve capability

Technology

  • Using technology and related workplace equipment
  • Using technology to organise data

Packaging Rules

Packaging Rules 

Completion of twelve (12) units made up of five (5) core units and seven (7) elective units.

ELECTIVE UNITS 

  • a minimum of five (5) units must come from the elective units list
  • a maximum of two (2) units may be selected from the elective units or units aligned to Certificate IV or above in AHC10 or from any other currently endorsed training package or accredited course. Selected units must be relevant to job outcomes in the landscape design industry.

CORE UNITS 

Design 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCDES501A

Design sustainable landscapes

AHCDES502A

Prepare a landscape project design

AHCDES503A

Assess landscape sites

AHCDES504A

Design for construction of landscape features

CUVACD302A

Produce computer-aided drawings

ELECTIVE UNITS 

Arboriculture 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCARB502A

Identify, select and specify trees

Business 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCBUS503A

Negotiate and monitor contracts

AHCBUS504A

Prepare estimates, quotes and tenders

Design

Unit code 

Unit title 

BSBDES501A

Implement design solutions

BSBDES502A

Establish, negotiate and refine a design brief

Permaculture 

Unit code 

Unit title 

PIL401A

Provide advice on permaculture principles and practices

PIL403A

Design an urban permaculture system

PIL404A

Plan for the implementation of permaculture works

PIL505A

Plan the implementation of a permaculture project

Landscape 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCLSC501A

Survey and establish site levels

AHCLSC502A

Manage landscape projects

Plants 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCPCM503A

Specify plants for landscapes

AHCPCM504A

Design and maintain a specialised landscape

Work 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCWRK503A

Prepare reports

AHCWRK507A

Implement professional practice

AHCWRK508A

Interpret legislation

AHCWRK509A

Provide specialist advice to clients

AHCWRK510A

Audit site operations