Unit of competency details

AHCLSC101 - Support landscape work (Release 1)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 27/Jun/2016

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to AHCLSC101A - Support landscape workThis unit is equivalent to AHCLSC101A Support landscape work. 26/Jun/2016


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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 050301 Horticulture  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 050301 Horticulture  14/Oct/2016 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Release Number

TP Version

Comments

1

AHCv1.0

Initial release

Application

This unit of competency covers the skills and knowledge required to provide support to others undertaking landscape works in public, commercial and domestic situations

No occupational licensing, legislative or certification requirements are known to apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Pre-requisite Unit

Nil

Unit Sector

Landscape [LSC]

Elements and Performance Criteria

Element

Performance criteria

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Prepare materials, tools and equipment for landscaping work

1.1 Identify the required materials, tools and equipment according to lists provided or supervisor's instructions

1.2 Conduct checks on materials, tools and equipment with insufficient or faulty items reported to the supervisor

1.3 demonstrate correct manual handling techniques when loading and unloading materials

1.4 Select and check suitable personal protective equipment (PPE)

1.5 Provide landscaping support according to workplace health and safety requirements and workplace information

1.6 Identify and report workplace hazards to the supervisor

2. Undertake landscape work as directed

2.1 Follow instructions and directions provided by supervisor and seek clarification when necessary

2.2 Undertake landscape work in a safe and environmentally appropriate manner

2.3 Carry out interactions with other staff and customers in a positive manner

2.4 Follow enterprise policy and procedures in relation to workplace practices, handling and disposal of materials

2.5 Report problems or difficulties in completing work to required standards or timelines to supervisor

3. Handle materials and equipment

3.1 Store waste material and debris produced during landscape work in a designated area according to supervisor's instructions

3.2 Handle and transport materials, equipment and machinery according to supervisor's instructions and enterprise guidelines

3.3 Maintain a clean and safe work site while undertaking landscaping activities

4. Clean up on completion of landscaping work

4.1 Return materials to store or dispose of according to supervisor's instructions

4.2 Clean, maintain and store tools and equipment according to manufacturer's specifications and supervisor's instructions

4.3 Make good the site according to supervisor's instructions

4.4 Report work outcomes to the supervisor

Foundation Skills

Foundation Skills essential to performance are explicit in the performance criteria of this unit of competency.

Range of Conditions

Unit Mapping Information

This unit is equivalent to AHCLSC101A Support landscape work.

Links

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

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Release Number

TP Version

Comments

1

AHCv1.0

Initial release

Performance Evidence

The candidate must be assessed on their ability to integrate and apply the performance requirements of this unit in a workplace setting. Performance must be demonstrated consistently over time and in a suitable range of contexts.

The candidate must provide evidence that they can:

  • apply safe work practices in landscape construction and maintenance
  • clean up on completion of landscaping work
  • prepare materials, tools and equipment for landscaping work
  • undertake landscape work as directed

Knowledge Evidence

The candidate must demonstrate knowledge of:

  • principles and practices for supporting landscape work
  • safe work practices
  • preparing for landscape work and cleaning up on project completion
  • basic construction techniques
  • landscaping tools and equipment
  • maintenance practices for planted areas
  • repair and maintenance of landscape features
  • workplace health and safety and safe work practices

Assessment Conditions

Assessors must satisfy current standards for RTOs.

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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