AHC60216 – Advanced Diploma of Horticulture
What is the course about?
This qualification is for people who are normally engaged as a Horticultural Business Manager or Owner. This person may want to develop an understanding of the management of a horticultural enterprise or business requiring higher technical skills. Undertaking this course will develop skills & knowledge in managing plant health, managing horticultural trials, collecting & managing data, preparing reports, monitoring & managing soils, managing plant cultural practices for amenity horticulture, developing strategies for the management of target pests & collecting & classifying plants.
What is it going to do for me?
This qualification will expand your knowledge & skills.
Depending on the subject chosen, you will be able to:
- Managing physical resources
- Marketing products & services
- Managing business capital
- Establishing a horticultural enterprise
- Developing staff training plans
- Developing a business plan
- Promoting the business
- Managing human resources
How long is it going to take?
The course length is 24 months (2 years). But this can be shortened depending on your current skills which can go towards recognition of prior learning (RPL).
How is the qualification delivered?
The trainers come to you at your work place & are very willing to make multiple visits to you if necessary. They are able to tailor your training, to meet the required standards of competency.
What does the course contain?
- Completion of eight (8) elective units.
- A minimum of six (6) units must come from the elective units list
- A maximum of two (2) units may be selected from the elective units or units aligned to Diploma or Advanced Diploma in AHC10 or from any other currently endorsed training package or accredited course. Selected units must be relevant to job outcomes in horticulture management.
|AHCAGB501||Develop climate risk management strategies|
|AHCAGB502||Plan & manage infrastructure requirements|
|AHCAGB604||Analyse business performance|
|AHCAGB605||Manage business capital|
|AHCBUS601||Manage capital works|
|AHCBUS602||Review land management plans & strategies|
|AHCBUS603||Develop & review a strategic plan|
|AHCBUS604||Design & manage the enterprise quality management system|
|AHCBUS605||Manage human resources|
|AHCBUS606||Develop a monitoring, evaluation & reporting program|
|AHCBUS607||Implement a monitoring, evaluation & reporting program|
|AHCMOM601||Analyse machinery options|
|AHCWRK601||Monitor projects in a program|
|PRMWM45B||Develop site safety plan|
|SRXINU004||Promote compliance with laws & legal principles|
ARO Educational Services
Delivery Period: 2/1/2007-29/9/2009
Code & title of qualification: RTF 60103 ADVANCED Diploma of Horticulture
|AHCAGB501A||Develop climate risk management strategies||Elective|
|AHCAGB502A||Plan & manage infrastructure requirements||Elective|
|AHCAGB604A||Analyse business performance||Elective|
|AHCAGB605A||Manage business capital||Elective|
|AHCBUS605A||Manage human resources||Elective|
|AHCBUS606A||Develop a monitoring, evaluation & reporting program||Elective|
|AHCBUS607A||Implement a monitoring, evaluation & reporting program||Elective|
Client(s): Target group are primarily engaged in a horticulture industry environment, & are likely to be involved in as horticulture business managers. Having the primary responsibility for ensuring that the horticulture business or organisation is successfully managed. These clients may be not have a formal qualification but is & may be able to meet the criteria of the unit elements requirements. Some training & up skilling may be required by the potential client.
Delivery & assessment arrangements
Duration: The program is delivered over a period of 24 months or part-time equivalent.
Organisation: The 8 units of competency in the qualification are all considered applied industry skills. There are 13 units to choose from, & therefore the programme can be tailored to suit the client’s needs.
Horticultural , Arboriculture & Business
ARO is a registered training organisation #40056.
I have used ARO Educational Services for the last 3 years and from a small business owner I can only say how professional, helpful and patient they have been is assisting with training our staff over this time.Andrew Frazer, Frazer Gardens and Landscapes
Over 11 years experience with ARO from apprenticeship to Advanced Diploma. They gave all possible guidance & help. Their trainers were always readily accessible and the course was made to fit around my work. My study with ARO has been invaluable to my career.Barri Thomas, Hillside Herbs