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AHC31116 Certificate III in Production Nursery

Ready to begin your career in a production nursery?

Through this course you will obtain the skills and knowledge required to become a nurseryperson working in a production nursery. The nursery industry expects this qualification to be achieved to meet job outcomes at this level.

 

Units in this course include:

  • Apply biosecurity measures
  • Prepare and apply chemicals
  • Transport and store chemicals
  • Troubleshoot irrigation systems
  • Maintain nursery plants
  • Implement a propagation plan
  • Implement a plant nutrition program
  • Provide information on plants and their culture
  • Control weeds
  • Control plant pests, diseases and disorders
  • Contribute to work health and safety processes
Delivery Options

Workplace:
Our campus:
School based:
Online:
RPL: Y
Blended:

Career Outcomes
  • Production nursery tradesperson
Structure

Total number of units = 16

11 Core

5 Elective

The elective units must be selected as follows:

  • all three elective units may be selected from the elective units listed below
  • two of the three elective units may be selected from Certificate III, Certificate IV or Diploma from another endorsed Training Package or from CPC08, provided that at least one unit is from Certificate IV and the industry context is maintained.

Some units in this qualification may have prerequisite requirements, which must be met when packaging the qualification. Users are referred to the list of CPC08 units with prerequisite unit requirements available in this Training Package for this purpose.

 

Core Units

AHCBIO305 Apply biosecurity measures
AHCCHM303 Prepare and apply chemicals
AHCCHM304 Transport and store chemicals
AHCIRG306 Troubleshoot irrigation systems
AHCNSY301 Maintain nursery plants
AHCNSY306 Implement a propagation plan
AHCPCM301 Implement a plant nutrition program
AHCPCM302 Provide information on plants and their culture
AHCPMG301 Control weeds
AHCPMG302 Control plant pests, diseases and disorders
AHCWHS301 Contribute to work health and safety processes

 

Elective Units

AHCBER301 Work effectively in an emergency disease or plant pest response
AHCBIO302 Identify and report unusual disease or plant pest signs
AHCBER303 Carry out emergency disease or plant pest control procedures at infected premises
AHCBER304 Carry out movement and security procedures
AHCBUS404 Operate within a budget framework
AHCCHM302 Fumigate soil*
AHCCHM303 Prepare and apply chemicals
AHCCHM304 Transport and store chemicals
AHCHYD301 Implement a maintenance program for hydroponic systems
AHCHYD302 Install hydroponic systems
AHCIRG303 Measure irrigation delivery system performance
AHCIRG331 Install pressurised irrigation systems
AHCIRG332 Operate pressurised irrigation systems
AHCIRG333 Maintain pressurised irrigation systems
AHCMER301 Process customer complaints
AHCMER303 Sell products and services
AHCMOM304 Operate machinery and equipment
AHCNSY302 Receive and dispatch nursery products
AHCNSY303 Install and maintain plant displays
AHCNSY304 Deliver and promote sales of plants
AHCNSY305 Prepare specialised plants
AHCNSY307 Operate fertigation equipment
AHCSOL202 Assist with soil or growing media sampling and testing
AHCSOL301 Prepare growing media
AHCSOL401 Sample soils and interpret results
AHCWAT301 Monitor and operate water treatment processes
AHCWRK303 Respond to emergencies
AHCWRK305 Coordinate work site activities
AHCWRK309 Apply environmentally sustainable work practices
SIRRINV002 Control stock
SIRXMER201 Merchandise products
SIRRMER001 Produce visual merchandise displays
SIRXPDK001 Advise on products and services

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification. Participants do however need intermediate language, literacy, numeracy and computer skills.

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