Unit of competency details

AHCPGD101 - Support gardening work (Release 2)

Summary

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

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to AHCPGD101A - Support gardening workThis unit is equivalent to AHCPGD101A Support gardening work. 26/Jun/2016


Training packages that include this unit

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

TP Version

Comment

1

AHCv1.0

Initial release

Application

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to provide support for gardening work.

This unit applies to individuals who work alongside a supervisor in most situations and exercise limited autonomy within established and well known parameters. They identify and seek help with simple problems.

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

Parks and gardens (PGD)

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 gardening work

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

1.2 Conduct checks on 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 materials and minimise damage to the load and the vehicle

1.4 Use suitable personal protective equipment (PPE) selected as directed by supervisor and ensure correct fit

1.5 Tell supervisor if any risks are identified

2. Undertake gardening 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 professional manner

2.3 Handle and dispose of materials

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

2.5 Undertake gardening work in a safe and environmentally appropriate manner

3. Handle materials and equipment

3.1 Store waste material and debris produced during gardening 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 gardening work

4.1 Return materials to store or disposed of as required

4.2 Clean, maintain and store tools and equipment

4.3 Restore site

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 AHCPGD101A Support gardening 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

TP Version

Comment

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.

The candidate must provide evidence that they can:

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

Knowledge Evidence

The candidate must demonstrate knowledge of:

  • principles and practices of gardening work
  • garden tools and equipment
  • maintenance practices for planted areas
  • planting techniques
  • repair and maintenance of garden features
  • 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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