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Clean Machinery of Plant, Animal and Soil Material

AQF: Certificate III
Industry: Agriculture / Horticulture / Conservation and Land Management
National Code: RTD2313A
ISBN:978-1-86506-155-9
This competency standard covers the process of cleaning machinery of material that may contribute to the spread of weeds, pests or diseases. It requires the ability to prepare for cleaning, carry out thorough cleaning of equipment and the appropriate disposal of waste. Cleaning is likely to be carried out under routine supervision and may involve operating in a team environment. Cleaning machinery of plant, animal and soil material requires knowledge of machinery and equipment operating features and major components, inspection points and procedures required by legislation, and how weeds, pests or diseases can spread through soil, animal or plant materials.
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Conduct Erosion and Sediment Control Activities

AQF: Certificate II
Industry: Horticulture / Conservation and Land Management
National Code: AHCSAW201A
This learning resource will help to build knowledge and skills and responses to the learning activities that can be presented as evidence in a student's final competency assessment. When this competency is completed the learner should be able to align worksite practices with erosion and sediment control principles and implement erosion and sediment control principles in the work place.
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Establish Horticultural Crops (Australian Native Foods)

AQF: Certificate II
Industry: Horticulture
National Code: RTE2010A
This learning guide will help you when you are working on the land to establish crops of Australian native foods. It relates to the Unit of Competency RTE2010A : Establish horticultural crops, at AQF 2 for the horticultural industry. When you have completed this competency you will be able to prepare the site for planting, prepare the crop for planting, plant the crop and care for young plants.
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Fumigation Safety (SafeTChem)

AQF: Certificate II, Certificate III
Industry: Pest Management
National Code: CPPPMT3011A
This programme details and highlights the precautions and legal requirements needed to undertake Fumigation. It shows different applications, uses of fumigants and a case study of fumigating and on-farm silo with Phosphine tablets to demonstrate safety requirements and best practice. The programme is divided into 5 sections: introduction, behaviours and effectiveness of fumigants, safe work practices with fumigants, after successful application, emergency procedures and summary.  Duration: 24 minutes
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Handle Livestock Using Basic Techniques

AQF: Certificate II
Industry: Agriculture / Horticulture / Conservation and Land Management
National Code: AHCLSK205A
ISBN:978-1-86506-179-5
This competency standard covers the functions required to move, draft and control livestock using basic methods and procedures in an agricultural enterprise. It requires the application of skills and knowledge to carry out livestock handling operations safely and humanely in prepared handling areas using appropriate equipment and techniques. Competency requires an awareness of animal welfare legislative requirements and enterprise workplace safe practices. The work is likely to be carried out under routine supervision within enterprise guidelines.
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Herbarium Specimen Card (200 GSM System Board)

Industry: Horticulture / Conservation and Land Management
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Lay Irrigation and Drainage Pipes (Australian Native Foods)

AQF: Certificate II
Industry: Horticulture
National Code: RTE2603A
This resource will help to build knowledge and skills and your responses to the learning activities can be presented as evidence in your final competency assessment. When you have completed this competency you should be able to plan and prepare materials required for an irrigation/drainage project, set out and excavate irrigation/drainage trenches, install bedding materials, lower and position pipes, and clear and clean the project site and equipment used.
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Material Safety Data Sheet MSDS (SafeTChem)

AQF: Certificate II, Certificate III
Industry: Pest Management
National Code: AHCCHM304
No matter what chemicals you may use, from cleaning agents to strychnine, they will all have an appropriate Material Data Safety Sheet (MSDS). In this programme we will: identify the different sections of the MSDS, explain the content of each section, ensure awareness of legal obligations and demonstrate, by role-play, the use of an MSDS.
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Personal Safety and Protection (SafeTChem)

AQF: Certificate II, Certificate III
Industry: Pest Management
National Code: AHCCHM304
In this programme we aim to inform the viewer of the need to wear appropriate protective equipment and to wear it correctly by: explaining the different ways pesticides can enter the body, showing and explaining the different types of protective equipment, how it should be worn, cleaned and the correct storage procedure, showing the different types of respirator cartridges (how to identify the correct cartridge for a particular use and how to judge when a cartridge should be replaced) and expelling the common symptoms of poisoning and describing the action that should be taken in the event of poisoning.
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Provide Information on Plants and their Culture

AQF: Certificate III
Industry: Horticulture / Conservation and Land Management
National Code: AHCPCM302A
Botany is the scientific study of plants. This unit includes aspects of botany which will be relevant to agriculture, horticulture and conservation and land management.  Botany can be divided into four different areas: Morphology - the study of the external features of plants; Anatomy - the study of the internal features of plants; Physiology - the study of plant processes; Taxonomy - the classification of plants.  This unit concentrates on the morphology of plants, but also covers small sections of anatomy, physiology and taxonomy.
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Recognise Fauna

AQF: Certificate II
Industry: Conservation and Land Management
National Code: AHCFAU201A
ISBN:978-1-86506-782-7
This learning guide will help you to recognise animals to enable you to make a contribution to their conservation. It relates to the Unit of Competency - AHCFAU201A: Recognise Fauna. It will also be useful for recording your learning and presenting evidence that you have completed the required learning and practice activities. This guide is supported by a Data Recording Book that contains Field Data Sheets to fill out as part of your assessment.
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Recognise Plants/Collect, Prepare and Preserve Plant Specimens

AQF: Certificate II
Industry: Horticulture / Conservation and Land Management
National Code: AHCPCM202A
This unit has been designed to provide information which will be essential when completing other units in Certificate II.  Subjects in the unit include the identification of plant organs and their functions, things to look for when identifying plants, how plants work and the importance of using the correct plant names and how to collect, prepare and preserve plant specimens.
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Regulate Crops (Australian Native Foods)

AQF: Certificate II
Industry: Horticulture
National Code: RTE2018A
On completion of this competency you will be able to: • identify crop regulation requirements • prepare for crop regulation • undertake crop regulation • complete crop regulation
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Risk Management (SafeTChem)

AQF: Certificate II, Certificate III
Industry: Pest Management
National Code: RUAAG2009CHA
It is critical to understand the anticipated level or risk associated with the handling and use of all types of chemicals. In this DVD we will look at: hazard identification, assessing the degree of risk, risk control measures and setting priorities for risk management. The programme is filmed in a variety of locations, with practical demonstrations of the process.
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Support Horticultural Crop Harvesting (Australian Native Foods)

AQF: Certificate II
Industry: Horticulture
National Code: RTE2021A
This learning guide relates to the Unit of Competency: Support horticultural crop harvesting - RTE2021A at AQF 2 for the horticultural industry. It will assist you to build your knowledge and skills towards a career in the horticultural industry and your responses to the learning activities will be useful in presenting as evidence of your competency. When you have completed this unit you will be able to perform routine assessment of plant products for harvest, prepare equipment for harvesting, harvest the crop and transport the crop.
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Treat Plant Pests, Diseases and Disorders

AQF: Certificate II
Industry: Horticulture
National Code: AHCPMG202A
ISBN:978-1-86506-484-0
This resource will help to build knowledge and skills and your responses to the learning activities can be presented as evidence in your final competency assessment. When you have completed this competency you should be able to prepare to treat plant pests, diseases and disorders, apply treatments to plant pests, diseases and disorders and carry out post treatment operations.
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Treat Weeds (Australian Native Foods)

AQF: Certificate II
Industry: Horticulture
National Code: RTC2401A
This learning resource relates to the Unit of Competency -  RTC2401A: Treat weeds at AQF 2 for the horticultural industry. It will help to build knowledge and skills and your responses to the activities will be useful to present as evidence of your learning. When you have completed this competency you will be able to: • prepare to treat weeds • treat weeds • carry out post treatment operations.
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Understanding Plant Names

AQF: Certificate II
Industry: Horticulture / Conservation and Land Management
National Code: None specified
To know a plant's taxonomy is to know its disposition and habits, its likes and dislikes, its friend and enemies.  This allows you to select plants most appropriate for any given situation or location as you will be aware of how they grow or how to create optimum growing conditions.
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What's on the Chemical Label (SafeTChem)

AQF: Certificate II, Certificate III
Industry: Pest Management
National Code: AHCCHM304
In this DVD we will walk you through various chemical labels to identify and understand the information contained by: introducing the user to the three parts of the label, explaining the legal status of product labels, ensuring awareness of the terms "registered uses" and "withholding period", enabling the user to interpret the "directions for use" on the label, familiarising the user with the "poisons schedules", introducing the user to "hazard symbols" and "safety directions" on labels and ensuring the user knows the sources of additional information.
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