Total number of units = 10

Core Units = 2

Elective Units = 8

Core Units

Organic farming

Unit Code

Unit Title

add topic AHCAGB504

Plan production for the whole business

add topic AHCORG506

Manage an agro-ecology production system

Elective Units

Select 2 units from Group A

Select 5 units from Group A or Group B

1 unit aligned to AQF level 4 or above 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 5

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

Group A

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 AHCORG407

Manage a landless organic production system

add topic AHCORG408

Manage on-farm composting

add topic AHCORG501

Develop an organic management plan

add topic AHCORG502

Prepare the enterprise for organic certification

add topic AHCORG503

Design and document an organic farm landscape

add topic AHCORG504

Develop and manage a community based marketing supply chain

add topic AHCORG505

Develop and monitor a sustainable production plan

add topic AHCPER507

Research and interpret requirements for a permaculture project

add topic AHCSOL501

Monitor and manage soils for production projects

Group B


Unit Code

Unit Title

add topic AHCAGB501

Develop climate risk management strategies

add topic AHCBUS502

Market products and services

add topic AHCBUS503

Negotiate and monitor contracts

add topic AHCBUS508

Prepare and monitor budgets and financial reports

add topic AHCMER501

Develop a sales strategy for rural products

add topic BSBFIM501

Manage budgets and financial plans

Broadacre cropping

Unit Code

Unit Title

add topic AHCBAC408

Manage agricultural crop production

add topic AHCBAC503

Manage integrated crop and pasture production

add topic AHCBAC505

Plan and manage long-term weed, pest or disease control in crops

add topic AHCBAC506

Manage the harvest of crops

add topic AHCBAC507

Develop production plans for crops


Unit Code

Unit Title

add topic AHCBUS501

Manage staff

add topic AHCBUS506

Develop and review a business plan

add topic AHCBUS507

Monitor and review business performance

add topic BSBRSK501

Manage risk


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 AHCLSK501

Manage livestock production

add topic AHCLSK502

Arrange marketing of livestock

add topic AHCLSK503

Develop and implement a breeding strategy

add topic AHCLSK504

Develop livestock health and welfare strategies

add topic AHCLSK505

Develop production plans for livestock

add topic AHCLSK506

Design livestock effluent systems

Natural area restoration

Unit Code

Unit Title

add topic AHCNAR506

Develop and implement sustainable land use strategies

Production horticulture

Unit Code

Unit Title

add topic AHCPCM501

Diagnose plant health problems

add topic AHCPHT502

Develop a horticultural production plan

add topic AHCPHT503

Manage a controlled growing environment


Unit Code

Unit Title

add topic AHCIRG503

Design irrigation, drainage and water treatment systems

add topic AHCWAT502

Manage water systems


Unit Code

Unit Title

add topic AHCWRK501

Plan, implement and review a quality assurance program

add topic AHCWRK502

Collect and manage data

add topic AHCWRK504

Assess new industry developments

add topic AHCWRK511

Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability

Work health and safety

Unit Code

Unit Title

add topic AHCWHS501

Manage work health and safety processes

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.