CRICOS Course Code:
Classroom Face to Face,
Online – Moodle,
Classroom Face to Face (20 hours per week)
Units & Assessment Information
Completion of ten (10) units as below:
|AHCPCM507 Diagnose plant health problems||Assessment 1 – Plant health report
Assessment 2 – Field Activity
Examination – Closed book, 70% Practical Examination on Identification of Pest, disease and weeds and control methods
|AHCSOL505 Monitor and manage soils for production||Assessment 1-Understanding soils
Assessment 2 -Practical – Soil sampling, testing soils for both physical and chemical tests.
Assessment 3- Soil ameliorants short answer question
Assessment 4: Fertiliser calculations & interpreting a soil test report from College Farm.
Examination- Closed book, 70% competency mark
|AHCPHT511 Develop a Horticultural Production Plan||Assessment 1 _ Project Report
Assessment 2_ Oral Presentation
Assessment 3- Examination – Electronic Examination – 70% competency mark
|AHCWRK512 Plan, implement and review a quality assurance program||Assessment 1_ Gathering, analysing and reviewing enterprise data, for effectiveness
Assessment 2_Short answer question
Assessment 3_Human resource and performance requirement
Assessment 4_Watch and learn – Visual Exercise
Assessment Task 5: Farm Gas Tutorial Exercise
Examination: Business Performance Analysis (Calculation and Mathematics in Agribusiness Based Assessment), Competency grade: 70%
|AHCCHM501 Develop and manage a chemical use strategy||Assessment item 1: Assignment based short and extended answer question tasks.
Assessment item 2: Oral presentation
Assessment Item 3: Written Situation Examination on Developing a chemical use strategy
Practical Examination: Spray Calibration, Nozzle Selection and reading of SDS and Chemical Labels.
|AHCBUS516 Develop and review a business plan||Hurdle based assessment
Assessment Item 1 – Business plan proposal and presentation
Assessment item 2 – Develop a business plan – on a protected cropping scenario based on the Werribee South Simulation
Examination – Review of business plan prepared in Assessment item 2
|AHCHYD501 Develop a plan for a hydroponic system||Assessment item 1 –Project
Assessment item 2-Examination Online Quiz 50 questions in 50 minutes.
|AHCBUS511 Manage enterprise staff requirements||Pre-requisite Assessment: Fairwork Australian Online Course all modules must be completed – Currently set at 8 modules.
Assessment Task 1: Understanding work roles and functions
Assessment Task 2: Understanding business functions
Assessment Task 3: Training and the workplace
Assessment Task 4: Legislation
Assessment Task 5: Work health and safety and staff management
Assessment Task 6: Staff management and procedures for administration of records, and IR management
Examination: Competency grade 70%: Summative assessment, on situation people management in Horticulture / Agriculture and Agribusiness
|AHCWHS502 Manage work health and safety processes||Assessment 1 – Short and extended answer
Assessment 2 – WHS Role play
Assessment 3 – WHS Audit report and recommendations
Assessment 4 – Examination
|AHCWRK511 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability||Hurdle based assessment
ASSESSMENT ITEM 1: Assignment: Develop a sustainability policy
ASSESSMENT ITEM 2 & 3: Practical Task – Presentation & Peer Review: Implement a training program for the policy you have developed, you will also be required to write a procedure detailing the implementation of the policy.
ANZSCO 121200 Crop Farmers
|English Proficiency Requirements:||all candidates must complete a Language Literacy & Numeracy Assessment, assessed by the Language Studies Department.|
|Academic Requirements:||Completion of Certificate IV in Horticulture or related field or equivalent to Australian Year 12 general schooling or 2 years work experience in horticultural related field.|
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