Certificate II in Conservation and Land Management

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This qualification provides an occupational outcome in conservation and land management. Work would be carried out under general guidance and supervision. The qualification enables individuals to select an Indigenous land management, conservation earthworks, lands, parks and wildlife or natural area management context as a job focus or a mix of these.

General Course Information

Course CodeAHC21016
FacultyVET
SectorVocational Education & Training - VET
AwardCertificate II
Apprenticeship availableNo
Year Offered2018 - Intake offered to new and continuing students
Full Time Equivalent (FTE)1
Units RequiredTotal 15Core 2Elective 13
Nominal HoursMinimum 570Maximum 600
Last updateWednesday, 15 November 2017 10:17 am
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Course Information Contact

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

Course's Descriptors



Admission Requirements

There are Nil entry requirments for this course

Course Structure

To achieve a Certificate II in Conservation and Land Mangement a total of FIFTEEN (15) units of competency must be completed. This comprises of TWO (2) Core units of competency and THIRTEEN (13) elective units of competency as detailed in the packaging rules.

Unit Summary

Unit CodeTitleHours
Core Units
AHCWHS201Participate in workplace health and safety processes20
AHCWRK209Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices20
Elective Units
AHCWRK203Operate in isolated and remote situations40
AHCILM201Maintain cultural places20
AHCWRK205Participate in workplace communications30
AHCWRK204Work effectively in the industry20
AHCPMG201Treat weeds40
AHCCHM201Apply chemicals under supervision30
AHCMOM204Undertake operational maintenance of machinery30
AHCMOM203Operate basic machinery and equipment20
AHCPCM201Recognise plants40
AHCPCM202Collect, prepare and preserve plant specimens30
AHCILM202Observe and report plants or animals40
AHCFAU201Recognise fauna40
AHCILM203Record information about Country40

Individual Unit's Descriptors


Core


Participate in workplace health and safety processes

Code - AHCWHS201 Contact Hours - 20
This unit is applicable to supervised workers who are required to follow work health and safety policies and procedures. All work must be carried out in accordance with enterprise procedures, recommended safe practices and the relevant legislation. This unit applies to individuals who work under general supervision and exercise limited autonomy with some accountability for their own work. They identify and provide solutions to a limited range of predictable problems.

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

Code - AHCWRK209 Contact Hours - 20
This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to follow workplace procedures and instructions and to participate in environmentally sustainable work practices. This unit applies to individuals who work under general supervision and exercise limited autonomy with some accountability for their own work.

Elective


Operate in isolated and remote situations

Code - AHCWRK203 Contact Hours - 40
This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to plan, prepare for and work safely in isolated and remote situations. The skills and knowledge described in this unit underpin a broad range of activities applicable to job roles throughout the horse industries at various levels. This unit applies to individuals who work under general supervision and exercise limited autonomy with some accountability for own work.

Maintain cultural places

Code - AHCILM201 Contact Hours - 20
This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to maintain Indigenous cultural places according to Community guidelines and cultural protocols. This unit applies to individuals who work under general supervision and exercise limited autonomy with some accountability for own work. This includes undertaking defined activities and work in a structured context.

Participate in workplace communications

Code - AHCWRK205 Contact Hours - 30
This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to participate in workplace communications. The skills and knowledge described in this unit underpin a broad range of activities applicable to a variety of job roles throughout industries at various levels. The unit applies to individuals who work at various levels and should be contextualised to accommodate the responsibility of the individual.

Work effectively in the industry

Code - AHCWRK204 Contact Hours - 20
This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to work effectively on an individual basis and with others as well as within a hierarchy of management. The skills and knowledge described in this unit underpin a broad range of activities applicable to a variety of job roles throughout industries at various levels. The unit applies to individuals who work at various levels and should be contextualised to accommodate the responsibility of the individual.

Treat weeds

Code - AHCPMG201 Contact Hours - 40
This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to recognise significant weed species and apply a range of weed treatment control options. This unit applies to supervised workers treating weeds in commercial crops, nurseries, parks and gardens, turf, and natural areas and is carried out following strict work instructions and under supervision. Supervisors are required to hold current chemical handling certification and a first aid certificate. Other licensing conditions may also apply to this unit. Specific determination should be sought through the relevant State or Territory.

Apply chemicals under supervision

Code - AHCCHM201 Contact Hours - 30
This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to apply chemicals using workplace specific application equipment under supervision. All work must be carried out to comply with workplace procedures, work health and safety and pesticide legislation and codes. This unit applies to individuals who undertake defined routine activities alongside a supervisor in most situations. They exercise limited autonomy within established and well known parameters and identify and seek help with simple problems. The skills and knowledge described in this unit underpin a broad range of activities applicable to various job roles at various levels.

Undertake operational maintenance of machinery

Code - AHCMOM204 Contact Hours - 30
This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake operational maintenance of machinery. 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 under general supervision and exercise limited autonomy with some accountability for their own work. They undertake defined activities and work in a structured context.

Operate basic machinery and equipment

Code - AHCMOM203 Contact Hours - 20
This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to operate and maintain machinery and equipment. This unit does not apply to chainsaws, tractors, vehicles, earth moving equipment. 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 under general supervision and exercise limited autonomy with some accountability for their own work. They undertake defined activities and work in a structured context.

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.

Collect, prepare and preserve plant specimens

Code - AHCPCM202 Contact Hours - 30
This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to collect, prepare and preserve plant specimens for recording or identification purposes. 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.

Observe and report plants or animals

Code - AHCILM202 Contact Hours - 40
This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to observe, record and report on the presence of plants or animals against criteria provided by a supervisor or as required under legislation or regulations. All work is performed according to Community guidelines and cultural protocols. This unit applies to individuals who work under general supervision and exercise limited autonomy with some accountability for own work. This includes undertaking defined activities and work in a structured context.

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.

Record information about Country

Code - AHCILM203 Contact Hours - 40
This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to record information and knowledge on Country from both an Indigenous and non-Indigenous perspective according to Community guidelines and cultural protocols. This unit applies to working individually and also within a hierarchy of management and with others in a culturally appropriate way. Individuals undertake defined activities and work in a structured context exercising limited autonomy with some accountability for own work.
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Last updateWednesday, 15 November 2017 10:17 am
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