AHC40316 | 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 Questions

Assignment 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 questions

Assessment 2 – Case study

Assessment item 3 -Written questions

Assessment item 4- Written questions/scenario Field visits or Practical

Assessment 5 – Examination

 

AHCSOL402 Develop a soil use map for property  

Assignment 1 – A&B Written Task

Assignment  2 A – Written Task

Assignment  2 – B Written Task

Assessment 3 – Written Examination

 

AHCMOM401 Supervise maintenance of machinery and equipment  

Assignment 1 – Short Answer Research Questions

Assignment 2 – Short Answer Questions & Risk

Assessment (Practical Exercise)Assignment 3 – Spray Calibration, spill kitExamination

 

AHCPCM401 Recommend plants and cultural practices  

Assessment item 1 –Project

Assessment item 2-Oral presentation

Assessment item 3-Practical activity & report

 

AHCNSY402 Plan a propagation program  

Assessment item 1 AssignmentPart A Part B

Assessment item 2 – Practical report

Assessment item 3 –Exam

AHCIRG408 Schedule Irrigations

Assessment item 1 Task 1- Part A Task 1- Part B

Assessment item 2 Task 2- Part A Task 2- Part B

Assessment item 3 -Task 3- Practical

AHCWHS401 Maintain work health and safety processes  

Assignment 1 – A&B Written Task

Assignment  2 A – Written Task

Assignment  2 – B Written Task

Assessment 3 – Written Examination

 

AHCPCM402 Develop a soil health and plant nutrition program  

Assessment item 1 -Task 1 Task 2 Task 3(Practical activities)

Assessment item 2 Task 1 Task 2 Task 3

Assessment Item 3-Report
Assessment Item 4-Exam

 

AHCNSY401  Plan a growing-on program  

Assessment 1   Written Tasks

Assessment 2   Project report

Assessment 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 colour, 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.