Total number of units = 12

Core Units = 1

Elective Units = 11

Core Unit

Work health and safety

Unit Code

Unit Title

add topic AHCWHS401

Maintain work health and safety processes

Elective Units

Select 4 units from Group A

Select 5 units from Group A or Group B

2 units aligned to AQF levels 3, 4, or 5 may be selected from the elective list, or this or any other endorsed Training Package or Accredited Course
Selected units must be relevant to job outcomes in agriculture and must be chosen to ensure the integrity of the qualification outcome at AQF level 4

Group A


Unit Code

Unit Title

add topic BSBSMB405

Monitor and manage small business operations

Organic farming

Unit Code

Unit Title

add topic AHCORG401

Manage biodynamic production

add topic AHCORG402

Manage organic livestock production

add topic AHCORG403

Manage organic soil improvement

add topic AHCORG404

Arrange selling through community based marketing

add topic AHCORG405

Implement sustainable practices in the organic farm based business

add topic AHCORG406

Oversee compliance with an organic certification scheme

add topic AHCORG407

Manage a landless organic production system

add topic AHCORG408

Manage on-farm composting

Pest Management

Unit Code

Unit Title

add topic AHCPMG410

Implement the pest monitoring and evaluation plan

Group B


Unit Code

Unit Title

add topic AHCAGB401

Plan and implement property improvement

add topic AHCAGB402

Analyse and interpret production data


Unit Code

Unit Title

add topic AHCBEK301

Manage honey bee swarms

add topic AHCBEK306

Manage pests and disease within a honey bee colony


Unit Code

Unit Title

add topic AHCBIO403

Plan and implement a farm or enterprise biosecurity plan

Broadacre cropping

Unit Code

Unit Title

add topic AHCBAC401

Manage pastures for livestock production

add topic AHCBAC402

Plan a pasture establishment program

add topic AHCBAC403

Supervise agricultural crop establishment

add topic AHCBAC404

Plan and implement agricultural crop maintenance

add topic AHCBAC405

Supervise agricultural crop harvesting


Unit Code

Unit Title

add topic AHCBUS401

Administer finance, insurance and legal requirements

add topic AHCBUS402

Cost a project

add topic AHCBUS404

Operate within a budget framework

add topic AHCBUS405

Participate in an e-business supply chain

add topic BSBRSK401

Identify risk and apply risk management processes

add topic BSBSMB406

Manage small business finances


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

Unit Code

Unit Title

add topic AHCCHM402

Plan and implement a chemical use program *

add topic AHCCHM303 Prepare and apply chemicals

add topic AHCCHM304 Transport and store chemicals


Unit Code

Unit Title

add topic AHCIRG402

Determine hydraulic parameters for an irrigation system

add topic AHCIRG404

Implement an irrigation-related environmental protection system

add topic AHCIRG408

Schedule irrigations


Unit Code

Unit Title

add topic AHCLSK402

Develop livestock feeding plans

add topic AHCLSK404

Implement and monitor animal welfare programs

add topic AHCLSK405

Implement intensive production systems

add topic AHCLSK406

Oversee animal marking operations

add topic AHCLSK407

Plan and monitor intensive production systems

add topic AHCLSK409

Supervise animal health programs

add topic AHCLSK411

Supervise natural mating of livestock

add topic AHCLSK412

Arrange livestock purchases

add topic AHCLSK414

Arrange transport for farm produce or livestock

add topic AHCLSK416

Identify and select animals for breeding


Unit Code

Unit Title

add topic AHCNSY402

Plan a propagation program

Production horticulture

Unit Code

Unit Title

add topic AHCPHT402

Develop a crop regulation program

add topic AHCPHT404

Implement and monitor a horticultural crop harvesting program

Soils and media

Unit Code

Unit Title

add topic AHCSOL401

Sample soils and interpret results

add topic AHCSOL402

Develop a soil use map for a property


Unit Code

Unit Title

add topic AHCWRK401

Implement and monitor quality assurance procedures

add topic AHCWRK403

Supervise work routines and staff performance

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.