CRICOS Course Code:
AHC30116
Course Duration:
52 weeks
Classification :
 ANZSCO 841000 Farm, Forestry And Garden Workers
 Study Mode:
Classroom Face to Face
Online
Distance
Apprenticeship
VET in Schools

Unit & Assessment Information:

Completion of sixteen (16) selected units as below.

Unit
Assessment
AHCWHS301 Contribute to WHS processes

Assessment Item 1- WHS legislations, code of practices, national standards, enterprise WHS policies and procedures

Assessment Item 2 – Written Questions – Workplace hazard identification, assessment of risk, hierarchy of control & safety training.

Assessment Item 3 – PPE, basic safety checks, hazardous substances, noise hazards, manual handling risks, monitoring and report workplace safety issues, raising WHS issues, Participation in consultation – Written Questions: PPE, Incident, Accident reporting

Assessment 4 – Online quiz

AHCWRK309 Apply environmentally sustainable work practices Assessment 1 – Activity Booklet

  • Identify current practices in relation to resource usage and sustainability
  • Contribute to the review of workplace environmental sustainability practices

    Apply improvement strategies

    Record and report on work practices

    Identify current practices in relation to resource usage and sustainability

    Contribute to the review of workplace environmental sustainability practices

    Apply improvement strategies

    Record and report on work practices

Assessment 2:

  • Case Study – Environmental Issues for Golf Course Architecture Kooindah Waters Golf Club
  • ENVIRONMENTAL RISK ASSESSMENTS.
AHCCHM307 Prepare and apply chemicals to control pest, weeds and diseases

AHCCHM304 Transport, handle and store chemicals

Assessment 1 – 40 QuestionsWriting or questions can be assessed verbally.

Assessment 2 – Calibration activity (100% required)

  • calibrate handheld and/or powered application equipment relevant to the industry sector
  • interpret and apply chemical label requirements in the preparation of an application/spray plan
  • record activities and maintain records
  • measure weather (monitor weather)
  • Complete a spray record sheet
  • Identify nozzle size, type, spray system pressure and check pH where applicable.

Assessment 3 – Exam (label & SDS reading) (100% required)

  • Record keeping & Calculations

Assessment 4 – Demonstration Practical activity (100% required)

  • Linkage sprayer, knapsack and ATV/SXS, calibration.
 AHCPMG301 Control weeds Assessment 1 – Practical Activity Weed Identification & Infestation assessment

  • Weed Identification & Infestation assessment

Assessment 2 – Weed control measures (Plan, Implement and Control)

Assessment 3 – Online Quiz

AHCPMG302 Control plant pests, diseases and disorders Assessment Task 1 – Written Question. Identify pests, diseases and disorders.Assessment Item 2 – Work site-based report. Extended Written Questions.

Assessment Item 3 – Practical Activity – Collect and name 4 insects/pest and 4 diseases and disorders 2 Plants Deficiencies and 2 beneficial organisms

Assessment 4 – Practical examination – Weed Identification.

AHCWRK303 Respond to emergencies Assignment 1 – Written Short and Extended Answer Questions, Definitions and TerminologyAssignment 2 –  First Aid Case Scenarios – Emergency situation exercises.

Practical Activities – Workplace hazard identification, assessment of risk, risk rating, hierarchy of control, procedures for hazards identification, assessing and controlling risks

AHCWRK305 Coordinate work site activities Assessment Item 1 – Written questions Prepare for work site activities, organise resources and report on activities, Risk Assessments

Assessment Item 2 – Practical Activity (daily workplace activities) Task reporting, rostering, document control and pre start checks.

Assessment 3 – Online Quiz.

AHCLSK301 Administer medication to livestock Activity / Learning Guide – (this includes practical assessments) or Moodle based Assessment Guide.
AHCLSK331 Comply with industry animal welfare requirements Activity booklet

Activity 1 Written questions – Animal welfare law and standards

Activity 2 Written questions – Identification of Animal Welfare Concerns & Addressing them.

Activity 3 Written questions – Animal welfare procedures and animal emergency procedures in the
workplace or industry

AHCMOM304 Operate machinery and equipment Assessment 1 – Verbal Questions about Machinery and Hand tools

Assessment 2 – Workplace Risk Assessment

Assessment 3 – Observation Checklist

Assessment 4 – Written questions

AHCMOM216 Operate tractors Activity / Learning Guide – (this includes practical assessments) or Moodle based Assessment Guide.
AHCPHT305 Regulate crops Activity / Learning Guide – (this includes practical assessments) or Moodle based Assessment Guide.
AHCSOL406 Sample soils and interpret results Assessment 1- Written Short and Extended Answer Questions, Definitions, Terminology, Preparing for
soil surveying & sampling activities, soil physical and chemical characteristics & parameters for
specific plants, RAW, soil ameliorant and improvement techniques

Assessment 2- Practical / Simulated or Demonstrated Activities

AHCPCM301 Implement a plant nutrition program Assessment 1 – Interpreting site plans and specifications, Material, equipment, tools and ma
plant nutrition program, safety checks on equipment & machinery, site hazard management, PPE
selection maintenance & storage and keeping work site safe

Assessment 2 – Short answers questions & calculations

Assessment 3 – Verbal questions & Visual Inspection Checklist

AHCPGD402 Plan a plant establishment program Assignment 1Project 1. Developing a concept plan for plants display

Assignment 2 – Short Answer Questions & Risk Assessment (Practical Exercise)

Assignment 3The Plant Establishment Program

Entry requirements:
Age:  16 plus
English Proficiency Requirement: all students must complete a Language Literacy & Numeracy Assessment, assessed by the Language Studies Department.
Academic Requirement: Completion of equivalent to certificate II or higher, Year 10 equivalent completed, or currently employed in the Agriculture Industry, with at least 12 months equivalent employment or a genuine interest in commencing a career in agriculture.
 Tuition Costs:

Please see fee schedule from relevant National Student page.