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Unit of competency details

AHCPGD401 - Design plant displays (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to AHCPGD401A - Design plant displaysThis unit is equivalent to AHCPGD401A Design plant displays. 26/Jun/2016
Is superseded by AHCPGD403 - Design plant displaysMinor changes to application. Additional performance criteria and Performance Evidence requirements. Foundation skills added. Assessment requirements updated 14/Feb/2022

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


Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 080505 Marketing  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 080505 Marketing  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 design plant displays in a wide range of locations and situations, buildings and structures. It applies to permanent, semi-permanent and temporary displays of plant life under a range of gardening, exhibition, visual merchandising, marketing and commercial leasing and hiring activities.

It applies to individuals who analyse information and exercise judgement to complete a range of advanced skilled activities and demonstrate deep knowledge in a specific technical area. They have accountability for the work of others and analyse, design and communicate solutions to a range of complex problems. All work is carried out to comply with workplace procedures.

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. Develop the design concept plan

1.1 Consult with client to establish the purpose and requirements of the design

1.2 Evaluate site or location for aesthetic, environmental and physical attributes

1.3 Determine timelines for display and incorporate into the plan

1.4 Clarify budget parameters for concept plan with client or manager

1.5 Develop concept plan using common horticultural conventions

2. Ensure compliance with the design plan

2.1 Present concept plan to client and negotiate agreement on design

2.2 Develop final design plan documentation

2.3 Inspect plants and display materials prior to installation to ensure they meet required quality standard

2.4 Inspect plant display to ensure compliance with design plan

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 AHCPGD401A Design plant displays.

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

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:

  • develop maintenance programs
  • evaluate sites or locations to determine the effect of aesthetic, environmental and physical attributes on nature of display
  • research and analyse information about plant and materials specifications, cultural requirements and environmental requirements
  • consult with clients

Knowledge Evidence

The candidate must demonstrate knowledge of:

  • principles and practices of plant display design
  • characteristics of a range of plants used in plant displays
  • growth and maintenance requirements of plants in natural and artificial environments
  • horticultural conventions for design plans
  • plant selection
  • principles of design
  • processes and techniques for preparing, costing and documenting plans for plant displays
  • plants commonly used in plant displays

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