Total number of units = 16

Core Units = 5

Elective Units = 11

Core Units

Unit Code

Unit Title

add topic AHCWHS301

Contribute to work health and safety processes

add topic AHCPCM302

Provide information on plants and their culture

add topic AHCPMG301

Control weeds

add topic AHCPMG302

Control plant pests, diseases and disorders

add topic AHCSOL303

Implement soil improvements for garden and turf areas

Elective Units

Select 8 units from elective list below

3 units aligned to AQF levels 2, 3 or 4 may be selected from electives below or from this or any other endorsed Training Package or Accredited Course
Selected units must be relevant to job outcomes in horticulture and must be chosen to ensure the integrity of the qualification outcome at AQF level 3

NOTE: Units marked with an asterisk (*) require completion of prerequisite Unit/s which is identified under the Unit

Unit Code

Unit Title

add topic AHCARB301

Implement a tree maintenance program

add topic AHCPCM304

Report on health and condition of trees

add topic AHCARB303

Perform pruning operations

add topic AHCARB305

Dismantle trees

add topic AHCARB306

Undertake aerial rescue

add topic AHCARB307

Use advanced climbing techniques*
add topic AHCARB312 Use standard climbing techniques to access trees**

add topic AHCARB311 Tie, dress, set and finish arborist knots

add topic HLTAID003 Provide first aid

add topic AHCARB308

Install cable and bracing

add topic AHCARB309

Implement a tree protection program

add topic AHCBER301

Work effectively in an emergency disease or plant pest response

add topic AHCBIO302

Identify and report unusual disease or plant pest signs

add topic AHCBER303

Carry out emergency disease or plant pest control procedures at infected premises

add topic AHCBER304

Carry out movement and security procedures

add topic AHCBIO305

Apply biosecurity measures

add topic AHCCHM303

Prepare and apply chemicals

add topic AHCCHM304

Transport, handle and store chemicals

add topic AHCIRG303

Measure irrigation delivery system performance

add topic AHCIRG306

Troubleshoot irrigation systems

add topic AHCIRG331

Install pressurised irrigation systems

add topic AHCIRG332

Operate pressurised irrigation systems

add topic AHCIRG333

Maintain pressurised irrigation systems

add topic AHCLSC301

Set out site for construction works

add topic AHCLSC302

Construct landscape features using concrete

add topic AHCLSC303

Construct brick and or block structures and features

add topic AHCLSC304

Erect timber structures and features

add topic AHCLSC305

Construct stone structures and features

add topic AHCLSC306

Implement a paving project

add topic AHCLSC307

Implement a retaining wall project

add topic AHCLSC308

Install metal structures and features

add topic AHCLSC309

Install water features

add topic AHCLSC310

Implement a tree transplanting program

add topic AHCMOM304

Operate machinery and equipment

add topic AHCNSY301

Maintain nursery plants

add topic AHCNSY302

Receive and dispatch nursery products

add topic AHCNSY303

Install and maintain plant displays

add topic AHCNSY304

Deliver and promote sales of plants

add topic AHCNSY305

Prepare specialised plants

add topic AHCNSY306

Implement a propagation plan

add topic AHCNSY307

Operate fertigation equipment

add topic AHCPCM301

Implement a plant nutrition program

add topic AHCPCM303

Identify plant specimens

add topic AHCPGD301

Implement a plant establishment program

add topic AHCPGD302

Plan and maintain plant displays

add topic AHCPGD303

Perform specialist amenity pruning

add topic AHCPGD304

Implement a landscape maintenance program

add topic AHCPGD305

Conduct operational inspection of park facilities

add topic AHCPGD306

Implement a maintenance program for an aquatic environment

add topic AHCSOL301

Prepare growing media

add topic AHCTRF301

Construct turf playing surfaces

add topic AHCTRF302

Establish turf

add topic AHCTRF303

Implement a grassed area maintenance program

add topic AHCTRF304

Monitor turf health

add topic AHCTRF305

Renovate sports turf

add topic AHCWAT301

Monitor and operate water treatment processes

add topic AHCWRK305

Coordinate work site activities

add topic AHCWRK311

Conduct site inspection

add topic AHCWRK309

Apply environmentally sustainable work practices

add topic FWPCOT3238

Operate a pole saw

add topic FWPFGM3213

Fall trees manually (advanced)

add topic RIIWHS302D

Implement traffic management plan

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.