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Unit of competency details

AHCLSC102 - Support landscape work (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes AHCLSC101 - Support landscape workMinor changes to application. Major changes to performance criteria. Foundation skills added. Assessment requirements updated 14/Feb/2022

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 15/Feb/2022


Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 040105 Landscape Architecture  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 040105 Landscape Architecture  27/Apr/2022 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Release

Comments

Release 1

This version released with AHC Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training Package Version 7.0.

Application

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake routine landscape work under direct supervision and to support the landscape work of others in public, commercial and domestic situations.

The unit applies to individuals who support landscape work while working alongside a supervisor, exercising limited autonomy within established and well known parameters. They identify and seek help with simple problems.

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

Pre-requisite Unit

Nil

Unit Sector

Landscape (LSC)

Elements and Performance Criteria

Elements

Performance Criteria

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

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

1. Prepare for landscaping work

1.1 Collect required materials, tools and equipment according to lists provided and supervisor instructions

1.2 Fit and use personal protective equipment (PPE) applicable to job requirements

1.3 Use correct manual handling techniques when loading and unloading materials

1.4 Check and report faulty or unsafe materials, tools, equipment or PPE to supervisor

1.5 Recognise and report workplace hazards to supervisor

2. Undertake landscape work as directed

2.1 Provide landscaping support according to workplace health and safety requirements and supervisor instruction

2.2 Follow instructions and directions provided by supervisor, and seek clarification when necessary

2.3 Handle and dispose of materials according to workplace practices and procedures

2.4 Maintain a clean and safe work site while undertaking landscaping work

2.5 Undertake landscape work in a safe and environmentally appropriate manner

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

3. Handle materials and equipment

3.1 Handle and transport materials, tools, equipment and machinery according to supervisor instructions and workplace procedures

3.2 Store or dispose of waste material and debris according to supervisor instructions

4. Clean up on completion of landscaping work

4.1 Make good the work site according to supervisor instructions

4.2 Clean, maintain and store materials, tools and equipment according to supervisor instructions

4.3 Report malfunctions, faults, wear or damage of tools to supervisor

4.4 Report work outcomes to supervisor

Foundation Skills

This section describes those language, literacy, numeracy and employment skills that are essential for performance in this unit of competency but are not explicit in the performance criteria.

Skill

Description

Oral communication

  • Use clear language and standard industry terminology to report malfunctions, faults, wear or damage to tools
  • Participate in verbal exchanges to respond to questions and clarify information

Unit Mapping Information

Code and title current version

Code and title previous version

Comments

Equivalence status

AHCLSC102 Support landscape work

AHCLSC101 Support landscape work

Minor changes to application

Major changes to performance criteria

Foundation skills added

Assessment requirements updated

Not equivalent

Links

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

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Release

Comments

Release 1

This version released with AHC Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training Package Version 7.0.

Performance Evidence

An individual demonstrating competency must satisfy all of the elements and performance criteria in this unit.

There must be evidence that the individual has supported landscape work on at least two occasions, and has:

  • prepared materials, tools and equipment for landscaping work
  • fitted and used personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • applied safe and environmentally appropriate work practices in landscape construction and maintenance
  • undertaken landscape work as directed
  • handled, transported, cleaned and stored materials, tools, equipment and machinery as directed
  • reported work outcomes and malfunctioning, faulty, worn or damaged of tools.

Knowledge Evidence

An individual must be able to demonstrate the knowledge required to perform the tasks outlined in the elements and performance criteria of this unit. This includes knowledge of:

  • procedures for preparing for landscape work and cleaning up on project completion
  • safe work practices used in landscape work
  • principles and practices of landscape work, including:
  • basic landscape construction techniques
  • landscaping tools and equipment use, storage and maintenance
  • maintenance practices for planted areas
  • repair and maintenance of landscape features.

Assessment Conditions

Assessment of the skills in this unit of competency must take place under the following conditions:

  • physical conditions:
  • a workplace setting or an environment that accurately represents workplace conditions
  • resources, equipment and materials:
  • work instructions and workplace procedures applicable to supporting landscape work
  • landscaping materials, tools, equipment and machinery
  • PPE applicable to supporting landscape work
  • relationships:
  • supervisor, staff and customers
  • timeframes:
  • according to job requirements.

Assessors of this unit must satisfy the requirements for assessors in applicable vocational education and training legislation, frameworks and/or standards.

Links

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