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
English Proficiency Requirements: all candidates must complete a Language Literacy & Numeracy Assessment, assessed by the Language Studies Department.
Academic Requirements: Completion of Certificate III in Horticulture or related field or equivalent to Australian Year 11 general schooling or 2 years work experience in horticultural related field.

 

Tuition Costs

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