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AHC30710 - Certificate III in Horticulture

 

Description

This qualification provides a general vocational outcome in amenity horticulture. It is not a suitable pathway for horticultural trades.

 

 

 

Pathways Information

Qualification pathways

Pathways into the qualification

This qualification may be accessed by direct entry.

 

Pathways from the qualification

Further training pathways from this qualification include any of the specialist qualifications at Certificate IV.

 

Job roles

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Horticulturist
  • Gardener.

 

 

 

 

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Not Applicable

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

 

 

 

Employability Skills Summary

EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS QUALIFICATION SUMMARY

 

Employability Skill

Industry/enterprise requirements for this qualification include:

Communication

  • Listening and understanding
  • Speaking clearly and directly
  • Reading and interpreting workplace related documentation
  • Interpreting the needs of internal/external customers
  • Applying numeracy skills to workplace requirements

Teamwork

  • Working as an individual and a team member
  • Working with diverse individuals and groups
  • Applying knowledge of own role as a part of a team

Problem-solving

  • Developing practical and creative solutions to workplace problems
  • Showing interdependence and initiative in identifying problems
  • Solving problems individually or in teams

Initiative and enterprise

  • Adapting to new situations

Planning and organising

  • Collecting analysing and organising information
  • Taking initiative and making decisions within workplace role
  • Managing time and priorities

Self-management

  • Taking responsibility at the appropriate level

Learning

  • Participating in ongoing learning
  • Learning new skills and techniques

Technology

  • Using technology and related workplace equipment
  • Using basic technology skills
  • Applying OHS knowledge when using technology

 

 

 

Packaging Rules

Packaging Rules

Completion of sixteen (16) units made up of two (2) core units and fourteen (14) elective units.

 

ELECTIVE UNITS

  • a minimum of eight (8) units must come from elective group A
  • a minimum of three (3) units must come from elective groups A or B
  • a maximum of three (3) units may be selected from units aligned to Certificates II, III or IV in AHC10 or from any other currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course. Selected units must meet job outcomes relevant to horticulture.

 

CORE UNITS

 

Occupational Health and Safety

Unit code

Unit title

AHCOHS301A

Contribute to OHS processes

 

Work

Unit code

Unit title

AHCWRK313A

Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

 

ELECTIVE UNITS GROUP A

 

Arboriculture

Unit code

Unit title

AHCARB301A

Implement a tree maintenance program

AHCARB302A

Conduct tree inspections

AHCARB303A

Implement a tree pruning program

AHCARB304A

Fell trees with advanced techniques

AHCARB305A

Remove trees in confined spaces

AHCARB306A

Undertake aerial rescue

AHCARB307A

Undertake complex tree climbing

AHCARB308A

Install cable and bracing

AHCARB309A

Implement a tree protection program

FPIFGM3205A

Fall trees manually (advanced)

 

Landscape

Unit code

Unit title

AHCLSC301A

Set out site for construction works

AHCLSC302A

Construct landscape features using concrete

AHCLSC303A

Construct brick and or block structures and features

AHCLSC304A

Erect timber structures and features

AHCLSC305A

Construct stone structures and features

AHCLSC306A

Implement a paving project

AHCLSC307A

Implement a retaining wall project

AHCLSC308A

Install metal structures and features

AHCLSC309A

Install water features

AHCLSC310A

Implement a tree transplanting program

 

Nursery

Unit code

Unit title

AHCNSY301A

Maintain nursery plants

AHCNSY302A

Receive and dispatch nursery products

AHCNSY303A

Install and maintain plant displays

AHCNSY304A

Deliver and promote sales of plants

AHCNSY305A

Prepare specialised plants

AHCNSY306A

Implement a propagation plan

AHCNSY307A

Operate fertigation equipment

 

Parks and gardens

Unit code

Unit title

AHCPGD301A

Implement a plant establishment program

AHCPGD302A

Plan and maintain plant displays

AHCPGD303A

Perform specialist amenity pruning

AHCPGD304A

Implement a landscape maintenance program

AHCPGD305A

Conduct operational inspection of park facilities

AHCPGD306A

Implement a maintenance program for an aquatic environment

 

Pest management

Unit code

Unit title

AHCPMG301A

Control weeds

AHCPMG302A

Control plant pests, diseases and disorders

 

Plants

Unit code

Unit title

AHCPCM301A

Implement a plant nutrition program

AHCPCM302A

Provide information on plants and their culture

AHCPCM303A

Identify plant specimens

 

Soils and media

Unit code

Unit title

AHCSOL301A

Prepare growing media

AHCSOL302A

Construct a soil profile

 

Turf

Unit code

Unit title

AHCTRF301A

Construct turf playing surfaces

AHCTRF302A

Establish turf

AHCTRF303A

Implement a grassed area maintenance program

AHCTRF304A

Monitor turf health

AHCTRF305A

Renovate sports turf

 

ELECTIVE UNITS GROUP B

 

Biosecurity

Unit code

Unit title

AHCBIO301A

Work effectively in an emergency disease or plant pest response

AHCBIO302A

Identify and report unusual disease or plant pest signs

AHCBIO303A

Carry out emergency disease or plant pest control procedures at infected premises

AHCBIO304A

Carry out movement and security procedures

AHCBIO305A

Monitor and review biosecurity measures

 

Chemicals

Unit code

Unit title

AHCCHM303A

Prepare and apply chemicals

AHCCHM304A

Transport, handle and store chemicals

 

Irrigation

Unit code

Unit title

AHCIRG301A

Implement a maintenance program for an irrigation system

AHCIRG302A

Install irrigation systems

AHCIRG303A

Measure irrigation delivery system performance

AHCIRG305A

Operate pressurised irrigation systems

AHCIRG306A

Troubleshoot irrigation systems

 

Machinery operation and maintenance

Unit code

Unit title

AHCMOM304A

Operate machinery and equipment

 

Water

Unit code

Unit title

AHCWAT301A

Monitor and operate water treatment processes

 

Work

Unit code

Unit title

AHCWRK305A

Coordinate work site activities

AHCWRK311A

Conduct site inspection

RIIOHS302A

Implement traffic management plan