Certificate I in AgriFood Operations

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This qualification is an entry-level qualification aimed at individuals entering the agriculture, horticulture and conservation and land management industries. It allows individuals to develop basic skills and knowledge to prepare for work. They may undertake a range of simple tasks under close supervision. The range of technical skills and knowledge is limited.
The qualification is suited to VET in Schools programs or learners with no previous connection to the agriculture, horticulture or conservation and land management industries or relevant employment history.
No occupational licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

General Course Information

Course CodeAHC10216
FacultyVET
SectorVocational Education & Training - VET
AwardCertificate I
Apprenticeship availableNo
Year Offered2017- Intake will be offered to new and continuing students
Full Time Equivalent (FTE)1
Units RequiredTotal 6Core 2Elective 4
Nominal HoursMinimum 95Maximum 100
Last updateThursday, 13 April 2017 12:27 pm
Department: -

Course Information Contact

Telephone1800 677 095
Fax(08) 8939 7327
Emailstudent.support@batchelor.edu.au

Course's Descriptors



Admission Requirements

There are nil admission requirements.

Course Structure

To obtain a Certificate I in AgriFood Operations a total of SIX (6) units of competency must be completed. This comprises of TWO (2) core units of competency and FOUR (4) elective units of competency as outlined in the Training package rules.

Unit Summary

Unit CodeTitleHours
Core Units
AHCWHS101Work safely10
AHCWRK101Maintain the workplace10
Elective Units
AHCNSY101Support Nursery work15
AHCMOM101Assist with routine maintenance of machinery and equipment20
AHCFAU201Recognise fauna40
AHCPCM201Recognise plants40

Individual Unit's Descriptors


Core


Work safely

Code - AHCWHS101 Contact Hours - 10
This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to work safely. It applies to new employees working under supervision, within established and well-known parameters and with limited autonomy.

Maintain the workplace

Code - AHCWRK101 Contact Hours - 10
This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to maintain a range of work areas. All work is carried out to comply with workplace procedures. This unit applies to individuals who work alongside a supervisor in most situations and exercise limited autonomy within established and well known parameters.

Elective


Support Nursery work

Code - AHCNSY101 Contact Hours - 15
This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to provide support for nursery work. This unit applies to individuals who work alongside a supervisor in most situations and exercise limited autonomy within established and well known parameters. They identify and seek help with simple problems. All work is carried out to comply with workplace procedures.

Assist with routine maintenance of machinery and equipment

Code - AHCMOM101 Contact Hours - 20
This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to assist with routine maintenance of small engine machinery and equipment including hand tools. All work must be carried out to comply with workplace procedures, work health and safety requirements, manufacturer’s specifications and sustainability practices. This unit applies to individuals who work alongside a supervisor in most situations and exercise limited autonomy within establisihed and well known parameters. They identify and seek help with simple problems. No occupational licensing, legislative or certification requirements are known to apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Recognise fauna

Code - AHCFAU201 Contact Hours - 40
This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to recognise and record fauna that are commonly encountered when undertaking agricultural, horticultural and land management activities. This unit applies to supervised workers in land management projects.

Recognise plants

Code - AHCPCM201 Contact Hours - 40
This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to recognise commonly encountered plants. Plants include desired species as well as weeds. It applies to individuals who work under general supervision and exercise limited autonomy with some accountability for their own work. They undertake defined activities and work in a structured context.
Course Authorisation
Last updateThursday, 13 April 2017 12:27 pm
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Review DateTuesday, 25 April 2017 11:54 pm