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Unit of competency details

AHCPGD102 - Support gardening work (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to AHCPGD101 - Support gardening workMinor changes to application. Minor 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 050301 Horticulture  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 050301 Horticulture  15/Feb/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 gardening work under direct supervision and to support the gardening work of others.

The unit applies to individuals who support gardening 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

Parks and Gardens (PGD)

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 gardening 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 tools, equipment and PPE to supervisor

1.5 Recognise and report workplace hazards to supervisor

2. Undertake gardening work as directed

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

2.2 Interact with staff and customers in a professional manner

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

2.4 Maintain a clean and safe work site while undertaking gardening activities

2.5 Undertake gardening 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 and equipment according to supervisor instructions and workplace procedures

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

4. Clean up on completion of gardening work

4.1 Restore site according to supervisor instructions

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

4.3 Report work outcomes and faults, wear or damage of tools 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 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

AHCPGD102 Support gardening work

AHCPGD101 Support gardening work

Minor changes to application

Minor changes to performance criteria

Foundation skills added

Assessment requirements updated

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 gardening work on at least two occasions, and has:

  • prepared tools and equipment
  • applied safe work practices in gardening work, including fitted and used personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • handled materials and equipment
  • undertaken gardening work as directed
  • cleaned up on completion of gardening work
  • reported work outcomes and faulty, worn or damage 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:

  • principles and practices of gardening work, including:
  • garden tools and equipment
  • maintenance practices for planted areas
  • planting techniques
  • safe work practices used in gardening work.

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 gardening work
  • gardening materials, tools and equipment
  • PPE applicable to supporting gardening 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