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Certificate II in Horticulture

AHC20416

Grow into a career in horticulture

This qualification underpins a range of work tasks and roles that can lead to a horticultural trade qualification.

LOCATIONS

Cairns
Cape York
Torres Strait Islands
Northern Territory
Tasmania

DURATION

6 months (full-time)
12 months (part-time)

Dependent on past and current work history and experience.

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Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Grow into a career in horticulture

This qualification underpins a range of work tasks and roles that can lead to a horticultural trade qualification.

CODE
TITLE
CORE / ELECTIVE

Demo Content

AHCWHS201
Participate in work health and safety processes
Core
This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to recognise and report hazards in the workplace. It also describes the skills and knowledge required to follow workplace safety procedures and directions.
AHCPCM201
Recognise plants
Core
This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to recognise commonly encountered plants. Plants include desired species as well as weeds.
AHCPMG201
Treat weeds
Core
This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to recognise significant weed species and apply a range of weed treatment control options.
AHCPMG202
Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders
Core
This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to treat plant pests, diseases and disorders.
AHCSOL202
Assist with soil or growing media sampling and testing
Core
This unit applies to determining basic properties of soil/growing media and is usually conducted within established routines, methods and procedures.
AHCMOM203
Operate basic machinery and equipment
Elective
This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to operate and maintain machinery and equipment.
AHCMOM204
Undertake operational maintenance of machinery
Elective
This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake operational maintenance of machinery.
AHCCHM201
Apply chemicals under supervision
Elective
This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to apply chemicals using workplace specific application equipment under supervision. Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements may apply to this unit.
AHCNSY201
Pot up plants
Elective
This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to transplant established plants with developed root systems.
AHCNSY202
Care for nursery plants
Elective
This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to maintain and care for containerised nursery plants.
AHCNSY203
Undertake propagation activities
Elective
This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to carry out a range of propagation tasks.
AHCPGD201
Plant trees and shrubs
Elective
This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to manually plant trees and shrubs and other containerised and bare-rooted plants.
AHCPGD203
Prune shrubs and small trees
Elective
This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to prune shrubs and small trees that are less than three meters in height while standing on the ground.
AHCWRK209
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
Elective
This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to follow workplace procedures and instructions and to participate in environmentally sustainable work practices.
AHCIRG203A
Install micro-irrigation systems
Elective
This unit covers the process of installing micro-irrigation systems under routine supervision and defines the standard required to: organise equipment and materials for installation work; set out and prepare site; install and test the irrigation system; monitor effectiveness and environmental impacts of the micro-irrigation system.
AHCWRK204
Work effectively in the industry
Elective
This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to work effectively on an individual basis and with others as well as within a hierarchy of management.
AHCWRK205
Participate in workplace communications
Elective
This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to participate in workplace communications.
AHCPCM202
Collect, prepare and preserve plant specimens
Elective
This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to collect, prepare and preserve plant specimens for recording or identification purposes.
AHCPGD204
Transplant small trees
Elective
This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to transplant small trees and shrubs without the use of lifting machinery or equipment.
AHCINF203
Maintain properties and structures
Elective
This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to maintain and repair properties and structures in situations that don’t require the specialist skills of another trade.
AHCARB201
Apply a range of treatments to trees
Elective
This unit applies to a range of treatments conducted on trees to remedy common problems including alleviating tree stress.

Fee for service
For information on applicable fees, phone 07 4044 1060 or email trainingsupport@trainingca.com.au

On successful completion of this qualification, you will receive a Certificate in AHC20416 Certificate II in Horticulture.

On partial completion of this qualification, you will receive a Statement of Attainment in AHC20416 Certificate II in Horticulture.

Job opportunities

Weed management; land, parks and wildlife officer; nursery worker

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