CERTIFICATE IV IN PRODUCTION HORTICULTURE

CRICOS Course Code:

092561E (VIC)

 

Course Duration:

52 weeks

 

Study Mode:

National Students:

Classroom face to face

Online – Moodle

Distance

 

 

International Students:

Classroom face to face only ( 20 hours per week)

 

 

Unit and Assessment Information:

Completion of twelve (12) selected units as below.

Unit Assessment
AHCPHT402 Develop a crop regulation program  

Assignment 1 – Short Answer Research QuestionsAssignment 2 – Short Answer Questions & Risk Assessment (Practical Exercise)Assignment 3 – Spray Calibration, spill kitExamination

 

AHCWRK403 Supervise work routines and staff performance  

Assessment Task 1 – Assignment (Questions & Case study)Assessment Item 2 – Section B: (short answer questions, and case studies)Assessment Task 3 – Examination

 

AHCWRK401 Implement and monitor quality assurance procedures  

Assessment item 1 – Written questionsAssessment 2 – Case studyAssessment item 3 -Written questionsAssessment item 4- Written questions/scenarioField visits or PracticalAssessment 5 – Examination

 

AHCSOL402 Develop a soil use map for property  

Assignment 1 – A&B Written TaskAssignment  2 A – Written TaskAssignment  2 – B Written TaskAssessment 3 – Written Examination

 

AHCWHS301 Contribute to work health and safety processes  

Assignment 1 – Short Answer Research QuestionsAssignment 2 – Short Answer Questions & Risk Assessment (Practical Exercise)Assignment 3 – Spray Calibration, spill kitExamination

 

AHCPCM401 Recommend plants and cultural practices  

Assessment item 1 –ProjectAssessment item 2-Oral presentationAssessment item 3-Practical activity & report

 

AHCNSY402 Plan a propagation program  

Assessment item 1 AssignmentPart APart BAssessment item 2 – Practical reportAssessment item 3 –Exam

 

AHCIRG408 Schedule Irrigations  

Assessment item 1Task 1- Part ATask 1- Part BAssessment item 2Task 2- Part ATask 2- Part BAssessment item 3 -Task 3- Practical

 

AHCWHS401 Maintain work health and safety processes  

Assignment 1 – A&B Written TaskAssignment  2 A – Written TaskAssignment  2 – B Written TaskAssessment 3 – Written Examination

 

AHCPCM402 Develop a soil health and plant nutrition program  

Assessment item 1 -Task 1Task 2Task 3(Practical activities)Assessment item 2 Task 1Task 2Task 3Assessment Item 3-ReportAssessment Item 4-Exam

 

AHCNSY401  Plan a growing-on program  

Assessment 1   Written TasksAssessment 2   Project reportAssessment 3   Exam

 

AHCSOL401 Sample soils and interprets results  

Assessment item 1 -Task 1- Written Questions- soil profile and horizons, conducting soil surveys, soil samplings, hazard identification and risk assessment, soil texture and structure, soil, plant & water relationship
Task 2 – Practical activities – Determining soil depth and color, soil texture, soil structure and stability, soil pH, Soil EC,
Assessment item 2 Task 1- written Questions – plant nutrition program, recording climate data, CEC, nutrient for plant growth, essential micro & macro- nutrients, nutrient status in soil, nutrient disorders symptoms, fertilisers types and methods of applications
Task 2 – Fertiliser calculations
Assessment Item 3-Report – Developing plant nutrition program
Assessment Item 4-Examination (Closed Book)

 

 

Classifications

ANZSCO 121200 Crop Farmers

 

 

Entry requirements

Age:  16 plus
Language, Literacy and Numeracy: Completion of Language, Literacy and Numeracy Assessment, asssessed by Language Studies Department
Academic: Completion of equivalent to Certificate III or higher, Year 10 equivalent completed, or currently employed in the Horticulture Industry, with at least 12 months equivalent employment.

 

Tuition Costs

Please see fee schedule from relevant National or International Student page.

 

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