Qualification details

AHC51316 - Diploma of Pest Management (Release 4)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
4 (this release)Current 19/Dec/2018
(View details for release 3) Replaced21/Dec/2017
(View details for release 2) Replaced14/Sep/2016
(View details for release 1) Replaced27/Jun/2016

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes AHC51310 - Diploma of Pest ManagementThis qualification is not equivalent to AHC51310 Diploma of Pest Management 26/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 3.0 

Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Title columnEssential
AHCBER401 - Plan and supervise control activities on infected premisesPlan and supervise control activities on infected premises Elective
AHCBUS501 - Manage staffManage staff 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
AHCBUS606 - Develop a monitoring, evaluation and reporting programDevelop a monitoring, evaluation and reporting program Elective
AHCBUS607 - Implement a monitoring, evaluation and reporting programImplement a monitoring, evaluation and reporting program Elective
AHCCCF502 - Facilitate development of group goals and projectsFacilitate development of group goals and projects Elective
AHCCCF505 - Contribute to regional planning processContribute to regional planning process Elective
AHCCCF601 - Coordinate the development of regional plansCoordinate the development of regional plans Elective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 841913 Pest Controller  
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0599 Other Agriculture, Environmental And Related Studies 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Pest Management 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Pest Control Manager,Weed Manager 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 841913 Pest Controller  14/Oct/2016 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0599 Other Agriculture, Environmental And Related Studies 14/Oct/2016 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 27/Jun/2016 
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Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 4

This version released with AHC Agriculture, Horticulture and Land Management Training Package Version 3.0.

Release 3

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

Release 2

This version released with AHC Agriculture, Horticulture and Land Management Training Package Version 1.1.

Release 1

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

Qualification Description

This qualification provides occupation outcomes for senior officers and managers in the pest management sector. These roles include functions such as planning, coordinating, managing and completing small to large scale pest management programs and may include participating in emergency operations such as disease outbreak or natural disasters.

The qualification is applicable to individuals who work in weed management as well as vertebrate pest management in a range of contexts, including conservation, land management, agriculture, horticulture, and parks and gardens.

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:

  • 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:

  • Select at least 5 Units from Group A
  • Select at least 3 Units from Group A or Group B
  • A maximum of 2 units may be selected from the elective list of a Certificate IV or above of this or any other endorsed Training Package or Accredited Course.

Selected units must be relevant to job outcomes in Conservation and Land Management and must be chosen to ensure the integrity of the qualification outcome at AQF level 5.

Elective Units 

Group A 

Natural area restoration 

AHCNAR502

Conduct biological surveys

Natural resource management 

AHCNRM602

Develop a monitoring, evaluation and reporting program

AHCNRM603

Implement a monitoring, evaluation and reporting program

Pest management 

AHCPMG506

Manage the implementation of legislation

AHCPMG507

Develop a regional pest management plan

AHCPMG508

Develop a system to monitor and evaluate the pest management plan

AHCPMG509

Investigate a pest control failure

AHCPMG510

Develop a pest survey strategy

Work health and safety 

AHCWHS501

Manage work health and safety processes

Group B  

Biosecurity  

AHCBER401

Plan and supervise control activities on infected premises

Business 

AHCBUS501

Manage staff

AHCBUS503

Negotiate and monitor contracts

AHCBUS504

Prepare estimates, quotes and tenders

AHCBUS508

Prepare and monitor budgets and financial reports

AHCBUS606

Develop a monitoring, evaluation and reporting program

AHCBUS607

Implement a monitoring, evaluation and reporting program

Community coordination and facilitation  

AHCCCF502

Facilitate development of group goals and projects

AHCCCF505

Contribute to regional planning process

AHCCCF601

Coordinate the development of regional plans

Chemicals 

AHCCHM404

Develop procedures to minimise risks in the use of chemicals

AHCCHM405

Plan and implement a chemical use program

AHCCHM501

Develop and manage a chemical use strategy

Lands, parks and wildlife 

AHCLPW501

Develop a management plan for a designated area

Plants 

AHCPCM502

Collect and classify plants

Pest management 

AHCPMG409

Implement a pest management plan

AHCPMG413

Define the pest problem

Work 

AHCMOM402

Supervise maintenance of property, machinery and equipment

AHCWRK502

Collect and manage data

AHCWRK503

Prepare reports

AHCWRK504

Assess new industry developments

AHCWRK509

Provide specialist advice to clients

BSBPMG522

Undertake project work

BSBRES411

Analyse and present research information

CHCCDE010

Develop and lead community engagement strategies to enhance participation

LGACOM404B

Establish cooperative arrangements with other organisations

TLIR4002

Source goods/services and evaluate contractors

Qualification Mapping Information

Code and title current version 

Code and title previous version 

Comments 

Equivalence status 

AHC51316 Diploma of Pest Management

Release 4

AHC51316 Diploma of Pest Management

Release 3

Chemical unit codes AHCCHM404 and AHCCHM405 updated and removed prerequisite requirements table

Equivalent qualification

Links

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

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