AHC30616 | CERTIFICATE III IN PRODUCTION HORTICULTURE

 

CRICOS Course Code:

092532K (VIC)
Course Duration:

52 Weeks

 

Study Mode:

National Students – Classroom (Face-to-Face), Apprenticeship, VET in Schools, Online – moodle  and Distance (for employed persons in the industry).
International Students – Classroom face to face Only ( 20 hours per week).

 

 

Unit & Assessment Information:

Completion of fifteen (15) selected units as below.

Unit Assessment
AHCPMG302 Control plant pests, diseases and disorders  

Assessment 1: Tasks

Assessment 2: Worksite base report

Assessment 3: Practical activity / Simulated workplace exercise

Assessment item 4: Quiz / Examination

 

AHCWRK303 Respond to emergencies  

Assessment item 1: Written task

Assessment item 2: First aid Case Study Scenarios

 

AHCCHM303 Prepare and apply chemicals  

Activity / Learning Guide must be completed (this includes practical assessments)Closed book label reading exercise

 

AHCWHS301 Contribute to 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

 

AHCWRK306 Comply with industry quality assurance requirements  

Activity / Learning Guide (this includes practical assessments).

 

AHCWRK305 Coordinate work site activities  

Activity / Learning Guide (this includes practical assessments).

 

AHCPHT305 Regulate crops  

Activity / Learning Guide (this includes practical assessments).This learning guide can be developed crop specific.

 

AHCPHT310 Coordinate horticultural crop harvesting  

Activity / Learning Guide (this includes practical assessments).

 

AHCPHT306 Establish horticultural crops  

Activity / Learning Guide (this includes practical assessments).This learning guide can be developed crop specific.

 

AHCWRK309 Apply environmentally sustainable work practices  

Activity / Learning Guide (this includes practical assessments) andAssessment item: short quiz / examination.

 

AHCPHT303 Implement a post-harvest program  

Activity / Learning Guide (this includes practical assessments).

 

AHCPMG301 Control weeds  

Assessment item 1: Task / short and extended answer question

Assessment item 2: Practical activity / Workplace based activity / simulated exercise

 

AHCCHM304 Transport, handle and store chemicals  

Activity / Learning Guide (this includes practical assessments).

 

AHCIRG332 Operate pressurised irrigation systems  

Assignment 1 – Short Answer Research Questions

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

Assignment 3 – Spray Calibration, spill kit Examination

 

AHCSOL301 Prepare growing media  

Assignment 1 – Short Answer Research Questions

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

Assignment 3 – Spray Calibration, spill kit Examination

 

 

 

Classifications

ANZSCO 362211 Gardener (General)

 

Entry requirements

Age:  16 plus
English Proficiency Requirements: all candidates must complete a Language Literacy & Numeracy Assessment, assessed by the Language Studies Department.
Academic:
Completion of Certificate II in Horticulture or related field or equivalent to Australian Year 10 general schooling or 2 years’ work experience in horticultural related field or interested in commencing a career in horticulture.

Tuition Costs

Please see fee schedule from relevant National or International Student page