Diploma of Horticulture

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The Diploma of Horticulture reflects the role of those who manage amenity horticultural enterprises where a range of skills and knowledge across the breadth of the industry is required or personnel working in horticulture at a level requiring higher technical skills.

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Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Packaging Rules

To achieve this qualification, competency must be demonstrated in:

Total number of units = 10

Core Units = 0

Elective Units = 10

Elective units must ensure the integrity of the qualification’s Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) alignment and contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome. The electives are to be chosen as follows:

8 units must be selected from the electives listed below

2 units may be selected from the remaining elective units listed below

2 units, packaged in qualifications aligned to AQF level 4 or above, may be selected from this or any other currently endorsed Training Package or Accredited Course.

Elective Units

AHCARB502

Identify, select and specify trees

AHCARB504

Develop an arboricultural impact assessment report

AHCARB505

Document and audit tree work

AHCARB601

Examine and assess trees

AHCARB602

Diagnose tree diseases

AHCBUS501

Manage staff

AHCBUS502

Market products and services

AHCBUS503

Negotiate and monitor contracts

AHCBUS504

Prepare estimates, quotes and tenders

AHCBUS508

Prepare and monitor budgets and financial reports

AHCCHM501

Develop and manage a chemical use strategy

AHCDES501

Design sustainable landscapes

AHCDES502

Prepare a landscape design

AHCDES503

Assess landscape sites

AHCHYD501

Develop a plan for a hydroponic system

AHCIRG501

Audit irrigation systems

AHCIRG502

Design irrigation system maintenance and monitoring programs

AHCIRG503

Design irrigation, drainage and water treatment systems

AHCIRG504

Develop an irrigation and drainage management plan

AHCIRG505

Establish and maintain an irrigation-related environmental protection program

AHCLPW501

Develop a management plan for a designated area

AHCLSC501

Survey and establish site levels

AHCLSC502

Manage landscape projects

AHCLSC503

Manage a tree transplanting program

AHCMOM501

Manage machinery and equipment

AHCMOM502

Implement a machinery management system

AHCPCM501

Diagnose plant health problems

AHCPCM502

Collect and classify plants

AHCPCM505

Conduct environment and food safety risk assessment of plant nutrition and soil fertility programs

AHCPGD501

Manage plant cultural practices

AHCPGD502

Plan the restoration of parks and gardens

AHCPGD503

Manage parks and reserves

AHCPGD504

Develop and implement a streetscape management plan

AHCPGD505

Conduct comprehensive inspection of park facilities

AHCPHT502

Develop a horticultural production plan

AHCPHT503

Manage a controlled growing environment

AHCPMG413

Define the pest problem

AHCPMG507

Develop a regional pest management plan

AHCPMG508

Develop a system to monitor and evaluate the pest management plan

AHCPMG510

Develop a pest survey strategy

AHCSOL501

Monitor and manage soils for production projects

AHCTRF501

Plan the establishment of sports turf playing surfaces

AHCWAT501

Design water treatment systems

AHCWAT502

Manage water systems

AHCWHS501

Manage work health and safety processes

AHCWRK501

Plan, implement and review a quality assurance program

AHCWRK502

Collect and manage data

AHCWRK503

Prepare reports

AHCWRK504

Assess new industry developments

AHCWRK505

Manage trial and research material

AHCWRK507

Implement professional practice

AHCWRK508

Interpret legislation

AHCWRK509

Provide specialist advice to clients

AHCWRK510

Audit site operations

AHCWRK511

Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability

BSBFIM501

Manage budgets and financial plans

BSBHRM506

Manage recruitment selection and induction processes

BSBPMG522

Undertake project work

BSBRES401

Analyse and present research information

CPPWMT5043A

Develop and implement an environmental management strategy

CPPWMT5045A

Develop site safety plans

TLIL5019

Implement and monitor transport logistics

TLIR4002

Source goods/services and evaluate contractors

TLIR4003

Negotiate a contract

Enrolment and accreditation of qualification awarded by:

  • MTO Group Pty Ltd - RTO Code: 32493