Qualification details

AHC60516 - Advanced Diploma of Arboriculture (Release 2)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
2 (this release)Current 14/Sep/2016
(View details for release 1) Replaced27/Jun/2016

Usage recommendation:
Current

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 1.1,2.0-3.0 

Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Title columnEssential
AHCARB507 - Generate tree plans using computer-aided design softwareGenerate tree plans using computer-aided design software Elective
AHCARB601 - Examine and assess treesExamine and assess trees Core
AHCARB602 - Diagnose tree diseasesDiagnose tree diseases Core
AHCARB603 - Interpret diagnostic test resultsInterpret diagnostic test results Core
AHCARB604 - Measure and improve the performance of urban forestsMeasure and improve the performance of urban forests Core
AHCARB605 - Provide consultation in a legal frameworkProvide consultation in a legal framework Core
AHCARB606 - Develop an operational tree management planDevelop an operational tree management plan Core
AHCARB607 - Review and develop strategic tree policyReview and develop strategic tree policy Elective
AHCLPW601 - Coordinate the preparation of a regional resource management planCoordinate the preparation of a regional resource management plan Elective
AHCNRM507 - Manipulate and analyse data within geographic information systemsManipulate and analyse data within geographic information systems Elective
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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 411 Advanced Diploma 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Arboriculture 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Arboriculture Supervisor,Arboriculture Manager 

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 411 Advanced 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 broad knowledge and skills for paraprofessional/highly skilled work and further learning required for consulting arborists in the arboriculture industry.

Possible job roles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Consulting Arborist
  • Senior Consulting Arborist
  • Senior Arborist

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

AHC50516 Diploma of Arboriculture.

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

AHCARB602

Diagnose tree diseases

AHCARB603

Interpret diagnostic test results

AHCARB604

Measure and improve the performance of urban forests

AHCARB605

Provide consultation in a legal framework

AHCARB606

Develop an operational tree management plan

AHCWRK507

Implement professional practice

Elective Units

  • Select 1 unit from Group A
  • An additional 2 units may be selected from Group A or 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 6

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

Group A 

Unit Code 

Unit Title  

AHCARB607

Review and develop strategic tree policy

LGAPLEM512A

Provide geographic information systems data

AHCNRM507

Manipulate and analyse data within geographic information systems

AHCPCM601

Develop and implement a plant health management strategy

AHCARB507

Generate tree plans using computer-aided design software

AHCWRK603

Design and conduct a field-based research trial

MSL975017

Perform laboratory-based ecological techniques

AHCLPW601

Coordinate the preparation of a regional resource management plan

BSBMGT616

Develop and implement strategic plans

FWPFGM6203

Manage sustainable tree inventory

FWPCOT6204A

Use carbon accounting to estimate emissions

FWPCOT6205A

Prepare an enterprise carbon management report

FWPCOT6207A

Develop forest management systems and processes

LGAPLEM612

Protect heritage and cultural assets

BSBMGT617

Develop and implement a business plan

PSPPCY010

Manage policy implementation

BSBCOM602

Develop and create compliance requirements

LGAGCM710A

Manage contracts and contractors

LGACOMP008A

Apply conflict resolution strategies

AHCWRK502

Collect and manage data

Qualification Mapping Information

No equivalent qualification.

Links

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

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