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Unit of competency details

AHCLSC201 - Assist with landscape construction work (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to AHCLSC201A - Assist with landscape construction workThis unit is equivalent to AHCLSC201A Assist with landscape construction work. 26/Jun/2016

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 27/Jun/2016


Training packages that include this unit

Accredited courses that have this unit in the completion mapping

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 describes the skills and knowledge required to provide support to others undertaking landscape works in public, commercial and domestic situations.

This unit applies to individuals who work under general supervision and exercise limited autonomy with some accountability for their own work. They undertake defined activities and work in a structured context.

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 required materials, tools and equipment according to lists provided and supervisor's instructions

1.2 Check all materials, tools and equipment and tell supervisor if there are insufficient or faulty items

1.3 Use correct manual handling techniques when loading and unloading material to minimise damage to the materials and the vehicle

1.4 Select and maintain suitable personal protective equipment (PPE)

1.5 Identify and report any workplace health and safety hazards to supervisor

2. Undertake landscape work as directed

2.1 Follow instructions and directions provided by supervisor and ask for clarification when necessary

2.2 Communicate with other staff and clients in a positive and professional manner

2.3 Handle and dispose of materials as directed

2.4 Tell supervisor if there are problems or difficulties in completing work to required standards or timelines

3. Handle materials and equipment

3.1 Store waste material and debris produced during landscape work in a designated area

3.2 Handle and transport materials, equipment and machinery

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 as directed

4.2 Clean, maintain and store tools and equipment

4.3 Restore site according to supervisor’s instructions

4.4 Tell supervisor of work outcomes

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 AHCLSC201A Assist with landscape construction work.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.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:

  • prepare materials, tools and equipment
  • undertake landscape work as directed
  • handle materials and equipment
  • follow safe work practices and safety directions
  • clean up on completion of landscape work

Knowledge Evidence

The candidate must demonstrate knowledge of:

  • the principles and practices of assisting with landscape construction work
  • basic construction techniques
  • how to repair and maintain landscape features
  • landscaping tools and equipment
  • maintenance practices for planted areas
  • safe work practices

Assessment Conditions

Assessors must satisfy current standards for RTOs.

Links

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