^

 
 

Unit of competency details

AHCNAR301A - Maintain natural areas (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Is superseded by and equivalent to AHCNAR301 - Maintain natural areasThis unit is equivalent to AHCNAR301A Maintain natural areas. 26/Jun/2016
Supersedes RTD3505A - Maintain natural areas09/Jun/2011

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 10/Jun/2011

Accredited courses that have this unit in the completion mapping

Training packages that include this unit

CodeTitleSort Table listing Training packages that include this unit by the Title columnRelease
SIS10 - Sport, Fitness and Recreation Training PackageSport, Fitness and Recreation Training Package 2.0-3.1 
SFI11 - Seafood Industry Training PackageSeafood Industry Training Package 1.0-2.2 
AHC10 - Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land ManagementAgriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management 2.0-8.0 

Qualifications that include this unit

CodeTitleSort Table listing Qualifications that include this unit by the Title columnRelease
SIS40313 - Certificate IV in Outdoor RecreationCertificate IV in Outdoor Recreation 1-2 
SIS40310 - Certificate IV in Outdoor RecreationCertificate IV in Outdoor Recreation 3-4 
SIS30413 - Certificate III in Outdoor RecreationCertificate III in Outdoor Recreation 
SIS30410 - Certificate III in Outdoor RecreationCertificate III in Outdoor Recreation 3-4 
SFI30311 - Certificate III in Seafood Industry (Environmental Management Support)Certificate III in Seafood Industry (Environmental Management Support) 1-5 
AHC32513 - Certificate III in Aboriginal-sites WorkCertificate III in Aboriginal-sites Work 
AHC31710 - Certificate III in Natural Area RestorationCertificate III in Natural Area Restoration 1-3 
AHC31610 - Certificate III in Lands, Parks and WildlifeCertificate III in Lands, Parks and Wildlife 1-4 
AHC31510 - Certificate III in Indigenous Land ManagementCertificate III in Indigenous Land Management 1-4 
AHC31410 - Certificate III in Conservation and Land ManagementCertificate III in Conservation and Land Management 1-4 
Items per page 10 | 20 | 50 | 100
Displaying items 1 - 10 of 11

Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 050901 Land, Parks And Wildlife Management  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 050901 Land, Parks And Wildlife Management  04/Nov/2011 
The content being displayed has been produced by a third party, while all attempts have been made to make this content as accessible as possible it cannot be guaranteed. If you are encountering issues following the content on this page please consider downloading the content in its original form

Modification History

Not Applicable

Unit Descriptor

Unit descriptor 

This unit covers the process of maintaining natural areas and defines the standard required to: prepare to carry out maintenance activities; consult with stakeholders, including traditional owners; carry out agreed maintenance works; make good the site and remove surplus materials and waste; report on completion of activities.

Application of the Unit

Application of the unit 

This unit applies to workers on land management projects who carry out the maintenance of natural areas.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Not Applicable

Pre-Requisites

Prerequisite units 

Employability Skills Information

Employability skills 

This unit contains employability skills.

Elements and Performance Criteria Pre-Content

Not Applicable

Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENT 

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA 

1. Plan maintenance works

1.1. Movement through place is planned to minimise disturbance and degradation.

1.2. Legislative requirements, Codes of Practice and the relevant management strategy and plan are identified.

1.3. Equipment, machinery and materials for maintenance works are determined and obtained.

1.4. Where required, stakeholders are consulted about pending maintenance works.

2. Undertake maintenance

2.1. Activity maintenance works conform to relevant risk control measures and practices, and are in accordance with enterprise guidelines.

2.2. Interim protective measures are taken to avoid degradation and disturbance during maintenance works.

2.3. Activities of personnel and visitors are monitored to reduce risks to the significance of the place.

3. Report completion of activities

3.1. Site is made good on completion of works.

3.2. Equipment and machinery is cleaned and stored according to enterprise guidelines.

3.3. Excess materials are removed from site and stored or disposed of according to enterprise guidelines.

3.4. Completed maintenance works are reported to supervisors to enterprise and legislative requirements and best practice guidelines and Codes of Practice.

Required Skills and Knowledge

REQUIRED SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE 

This section describes the skills and knowledge required for this unit.

Required skills 

  • plan maintenance works to achieve minimal deleterious impacts
  • undertake maintenance with minimal deleterious impacts
  • make good sites after restoration works
  • use literacy skills to read, interpret and follow organisational policies and procedures, follow sequenced written instructions, record accurately and legible information collected and select and apply procedures for a range of tasks
  • use oral communication skills/language competence to fulfil the job role as specified by the organisation, including questioning techniques, active listening, clarifying information and consulting with supervisors as required
  • use numeracy skills to estimate, calculate and record routine workplace measures
  • use interpersonal skills to work with and relate to people from a range of cultural, social and religious backgrounds and with a range of physical and mental abilities.

Required knowledge 

  • ecology in land based, coastal zones and/or marine parks
  • marine, shore and land based species
  • natural and human threats to places of natural significance
  • pollution sources and damage potential
  • basic protection/rehabilitation methods
  • legislation under which enterprise operates
  • enterprise procedures for reporting maintenance works
  • selection and application of protective structures, devices and signs
  • applicable State/Territory and Commonwealth legislation covering parks, conservation, environmental protection and heritage.

Evidence Guide

EVIDENCE GUIDE 

The evidence guide provides advice on assessment and must be read in conjunction with the performance criteria, required skills and knowledge, range statement and the Assessment Guidelines for the Training Package.

Overview of assessment 

Critical aspects for assessment and evidence required to demonstrate competency in this unit 

The evidence required to demonstrate competency in this unit must be relevant to workplace operations and satisfy holistically all of the requirements of the performance criteria and required skills and knowledge and include achievement of the following:

  • prepare to carry out maintenance activities
  • consult with stakeholders, including traditional owners
  • carry out agreed maintenance works
  • make good the site and remove surplus materials and waste
  • report on completion of activities.

Context of and specific resources for assessment 

Competency requires the application of work practices under work conditions. Selection and use of resources for some worksites may differ due to the regional or enterprise circumstances.

Range Statement

RANGE STATEMENT 

The range statement relates to the unit of competency as a whole.

Natural areas may include:

  • water catchments
  • river systems
  • urban areas
  • coastal and marine environments.

Factors may include:

  • species diversity
  • ecosystem diversity and community diversity
  • rarity of species and uniqueness of related ecosystems
  • geological diversity including land forms
  • degree to which geological features and land forms are significant
  • potential natural integrity
  • impact of any degradation and/or disturbance
  • potential interrelationship with cultural values including Indigenous and other values
  • organisation policy and practice
  • aesthetic dimensions
  • interface/integration with productive lands
  • presence of minerals.

Unit Sector(s)

Unit sector 

Natural area restoration

Co-requisite units

Co-requisite units 

Competency field

Competency field