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Unit of competency details

AHCTRF203 - Renovate grassed areas (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to AHCTRF203A - Renovate grassed areasThis unit is equivalent to AHCTRF203A Renovate grassed areas. 26/Jun/2016
Is superseded by and equivalent to AHCTRF207 - Renovate grassed areasPerformance criteria clarified. Foundation skill added. Performance evidence, knowledge evidence and assessment conditions expanded. 20/Oct/2019

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


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 undertake basic seasonal renovation practices to restore turf health and condition on a range of grassed areas.

It applies to individuals who work under general supervision and exercise limited autonomy with some accountability for their own work. They undertake defined activities and work in a structured context.

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

Turf (TRF)

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 turf area for renovation

1.1 Locate services using site and construction plans

1.2 Identify work health and safety hazards

1.3 Select suitable safety equipment for the turf renovation program

1.4 Identify and report the environmental implications of the turf renovation program

1.5 Carry out preparation of turf area

2. Prepare equipment for turf renovation

2.1 Select appropriate hand tools and renovation machinery

2.2 Carry out pre-operational and safety checks on hand tools and renovation machinery

2.3 Select, use and maintain suitable personal protective equipment (PPE)

3. Undertake turf renovation

3.1 Erect safety barriers around trench lines, holes and other disturbed surfaces during and between work periods

3.2 Use correct manual handling techniques when lifting or moving heavy loads

3.3 Operate turf renovation tools and machinery safely and effectively

4. Complete turf renovation

4.1 Dispose of plant debris and waste material removed from the site in an environmentally aware and safe manner

4.2 Clean, maintain and store tools and machinery

4.3 Maintain a clean and safe area throughout and on completion of work

4.4 Record 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 AHCTRF203A Renovate grassed areas.

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. Performance must be demonstrated consistently over time and in a suitable range of contexts.

The candidate must provide evidence that they can:

  • establish the purpose of turf renovation programs in maintaining turf presentation, particularly in relation to the end use of the turf
  • record turf maintenance activities as required by the enterprise
  • transport, clean and store turf renovation machinery and equipment
  • use turf renovation machinery and equipment to restore turf health and condition

Knowledge Evidence

The candidate must demonstrate knowledge of:

  • principles and practices of grass area renovation
  • different soil preparations for renovation
  • effect of adverse outdoor climatic conditions
  • effective and safe use of tools and machinery
  • hazards and responsibilities working near public access
  • influences on the selection of tools, machinery and safety equipment
  • potential public nature of turf renovation work sites

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