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Certificate II in Horticulture

AHC20416

Grow a career in horticulture

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

This qualification is only available to businesses or organisations who are enrolling students to provide new skills or up-skilling within the Horticulture industry.

LOCATIONS

Cairns
Cape York
Torres Strait Islands
Northern Territory
Tasmania

DURATION

6 to 8 months (full-time)
12 to 15 months (part-time)

The duration is dependent on past and current work history and experience.

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Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

This qualification is only available to businesses or organisations who are enrolling students to provide new skills or up-skilling within the Horticulture industry.

Grow into a career in horticulture

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

The packaging rules for this qualification consist of 5 core (mandatory) units and 10 of the following elective units. You must be assessed as competent in all 15 units to attain this 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.
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.
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.

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

This qualification is only available to businesses or organisations who are enrolling students to provide new skills or up-skilling within the Horticulture industry.

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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