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Skill set details

AHCSS00115 - Construct Roof Gardens, Vertical Gardens and Green Facades Skill Set (Release 1)

Summary

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Release Status:
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1 1 (this release) 24/Dec/2020

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Modification History

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Release 1

This version released with AHC Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training Package Version 6.0.

Description

This skill set is designed to cover the knowledge and skills required to safely construct roof gardens, vertical gardens and green facades for commercial and or residential projects. It includes applying knowledge and skills in reading and interpreting plans and specifications, setting out sites and applying knowledge of vertical gardens and facades and roof garden construction requirements including irrigation and drainage, growing media and plant types.

Pathways Information

These units of competency provide credit towards a range of qualifications in the AHC Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training Package, including:

  • AHC40416 Certificate IV in Horticulture
  • AHC42020 Certificate IV in Landscape
  • AHC50416 Diploma of Horticulture
  • AHC50616 Diploma of Landscape Design.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Licensing, legislative or certification requirements may apply to this skill set in some jurisdictions depending on the location of the work and/or plant and equipment used. Users are advised to check with the relevant regulatory authorities.

Skill Set Requirements

  • AHCGRI401 Construct roof gardens
  • AHCGRI402 Construct vertical gardens and green facades
  • AHCLSC301 Set out site for construction works
  • AHCPGD402 Plan a plant establishment program
  • AHCSOL305 Prepare growing media
  • AHCWHS301 Contribute to work health and safety processes
  • CPCCOM2001 Read and interpret plans and specifications
  • RIIWHS204E Work safely at heights

Target Group

This skill set is for experienced horticultural, landscaping and/or construction workers and/or builders who construct roof gardens, vertical gardens and green facades in new and or existing buildings.

Suggested words for Statement of Attainment

These competencies from the AHC Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training Package, the CPC Construction, Plumbing and Services Training Package and the RII Resources and Infrastructure Training Package meet industry requirements for constructing or installing roof gardens, vertical gardens and green facades.