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Qualification details

SIF30213 - Certificate III in Gravedigging, Grounds and Maintenance (Release 2)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to SIF30208 - Certificate III in Gravedigging, Grounds and MaintenanceRevised qualification provides greater flexibility to meet industry/organisational outcomes. Changes to packaging rules include the removal of specialisations and greater choice of imported units from other training packages and accredited courses. The total number of units required to complete this qualification has decreased from 19 units to 18. The number of core units has decreased from 7 to 6. The number of elective units remains at 12. 20/Jun/2013

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
2 (this release) 09/Jul/2015
(View details for release 1) 21/Jun/2013


Units of competency

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SIFCBGM004 - Install basic masonry structuresInstall basic masonry structuresElective
SIFCWHS001 - Identify hazards and assess risks in a cemetery or crematoriumIdentify hazards and assess risks in a cemetery or crematoriumCore
SIFCBGM003 - Clean and maintain public conveniences and amenitiesClean and maintain public conveniences and amenitiesElective
SIFFFNL003 - Transfer coffins and casketsTransfer coffins and casketsElective
SIFXADQ001 - Control and order goodsControl and order goodsElective
AHCMOM205A - Operate vehiclesOperate vehiclesElective
SIFCBCR011 - Manufacture vault lidsManufacture vault lidsElective
AHCLSC203A - Install aggregate pathsInstall aggregate pathsElective
AHCPGD203A - Prune shrubs and small treesPrune shrubs and small treesElective
BSBSUS201 - Participate in environmentally sustainable work practicesParticipate in environmentally sustainable work practicesElective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 821113 Earthmoving Labourer 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 9922-13 Garden Labourer 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0503 Horticulture And Viticulture 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Funeral Services 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A No Specific Job Role 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 821113 Earthmoving Labourer 01/Nov/2013 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 9922-13 Garden Labourer 01/Nov/2013 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0503 Horticulture And Viticulture 01/Nov/2013 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 21/Jun/2013 
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Modification History

The details of this endorsed qualification are in the table below. The latest information is at the top.

Release 

Comments 

Two

Imported units from the following training packages updated:

  • BSB Business Services
  • HLT Health
  • ICT Information and Communications Technology

One

Revised qualification. Reflects the Standards for Training Packages.

Qualification Description

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who perform a range of skilled operations in cemeteries. These operations include preparing, digging and backfilling graves and carrying out grounds and garden care, general maintenance activities and limited construction works.

These individuals work relatively autonomously, participate in teams and may coordinate and supervise others. They require discretion and judgement in the selection of equipment, work requirements and contingency measures. Knowledge and application of funeral services industry protocols is required when dealing with the bereaved.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Packaging Rules

18 units must be completed:

  • 6 core units
  • 12 elective units consisting of:
  • a minimum of 6 elective units must be selected from the elective units listed below
  • a maximum of 6 elective units, first packaged at AQF level 2, 3 or 4, may be selected from elsewhere in SIF Funeral Services Training Package, or any other current Training Package or accredited course. Refer to the AQF packaging of Funeral Services units in the Companion Volume Implementation Guide.

In all cases, selection of electives must be guided by the job outcome, local industry requirements and the characteristics of this qualification (as per the AQF descriptors).

Core units 

SIFCWHS001

Identify hazards and assess risks in a cemetery or crematorium

SIFCWHS002

Work in confined spaces

SIFXCSS001

Provide service to clients

SIFXIND002

Work effectively in the funeral services industry

SIFXIND003

Deal with grief responses

SIFXWHS001

Follow work health and safety procedures

Elective units 

Administration and Quality 

SIFXADQ001

Control and order goods

Building and Grounds Maintenance 

AHCIRG305A

Operate pressurised irrigation systems

AHCLSC203A

Install aggregate paths

AHCLSC303A

Construct brick and/or block structures and features

AHCLSC308A

Install metal structures and features

AHCPGD201A

Plant trees and shrubs

AHCPGD203A

Prune shrubs and small trees

AHCPMG202A

Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders

SIFCBGM001

Provide general grounds care

SIFCBGM002

Maintain property and structures

SIFCBGM003

Clean and maintain public conveniences and amenities

SIFCBGM004

Install basic masonry structures

SIFCBGM005

Place and finish concrete for cemetery or crematorium structures

SIFCBGM006

Construct signs

Burial and Cremation Operations 

SIFCBCR002

Backfill and make good graves

SIFCBCR003

Dig graves manually

SIFCBCR005

Memorialise cremated remains

SIFCBCR006

Prepare for gravedigging

SIFCBCR007

Dig graves using machinery

SIFCBCR008

Consolidate collapsed graves

SIFCBCR009

Remove ledgers and concrete lids

SIFCBCR010

Exhume burial sites

SIFCBCR011

Manufacture vault lids

SIFCBCR012

Install burial vaults

SIFCBCR013

Prepare vaults or crypts for burials

SIFCBCR014

Reinstate vaults or crypts

SIFCBCR015

Operate a backhoe, front-end loader or excavator

Funeral Operations 

SIFFFNL003

Transfer coffins and caskets

Sustainability 

BSBSUS201

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

Technology 

ICTICT211

Identify and use basic current industry-specific technologies

Vehicles 

AHCMOM205A

Operate vehicles

SIFXVHC002

Inspect and maintain vehicles and equipment

Work Health and Safety  

HLTAID003

Provide first aid

Qualification Mapping Information

SIF30208 Certificate III in Gravedigging, Grounds and Maintenance.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=c2c3131e-4418-4aa3-8ff1-a855c95f7fd6