Domain - Horticulture Production Management

Domain - Horticulture Production Management

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Level 4

Use soil-less growing media in horticulture

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3004 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard will be able to - identify and use a range of growing media other than soil in horticulture activities; define the characteristics of the media; determine its constituents; identify and apply modifications needed to meet a defined requirement; and carry out disposal or reconditioning of the media after use.

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CMR 32 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation - Horticulture Primary Industry Training Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of botany in horticulture activities
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2020.

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Version 5 This unit standard was replaced by unit standard 29885.

3006 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard will be able to apply knowledge of structure and form of plants, life cycles, and growth processes in the planting, cultivation, and care of horticulture specimens and crops.

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Primary Industry Training Organisation

Demonstrate understanding of plant classification in horticulture

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Version 5

3008 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working in a horticulture context. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate understanding of the features of plant families in horticulture; and identify plants in horticulture by family characteristics, botanical description, and plant classification keys.

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CMR 52 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Level 5

Apply the principles of trial design, implementation, and evaluation in horticulture
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5

3003 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard will be able to establish and manage uncomplicated field trials of new or alternative horticulture products and procedures using control, monitoring, recording, and evaluation techniques valid for the trial complexity.

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Primary Industry Training Organisation

Apply knowledge of plant physiology in horticulture activities

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Version 4

3007 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard will be able to apply knowledge of plant physiological processes, environmental influences, deficiency symptoms, and growth and production cycle manipulation in the planting, cultivation, and care of horticulture specimens and crops.

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CMR 32 Word PDF

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Primary Industry Training Organisation - Horticulture Primary Industry Training Organisation

Manage daily requirements of a defined horticulture crop

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3013 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard will be able to apply knowledge of the preparation, planting, cultivation, protection, irrigation, nutrition, and harvesting requirements of a defined crop to manage, use, and control resources in the development of that crop to meet specified market requirements.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 32 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation - Horticulture Primary Industry Training Organisation

Apply knowledge of propagation techniques in the production of specific plant material

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3021 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard will be able to - apply knowledge of propagation techniques in the development of specific plant material; handle, store, and protect the material; and monitor and evaluate the plant material produced.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 32 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation - Horticulture Primary Industry Training Organisation

Level 6

Select and manage growing media for a defined horticulture operation

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3005 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard will be able to - apply knowledge of plant physiology to identify growing media requirements for a defined crop or specimen; select the growing media; assess the current state of that media; interpret test results; plan and manage the application or implementation of selected treatments and procedures to modify the medium as required; monitor the effects; and evaluate the outcomes.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 32 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation - Horticulture Primary Industry Training Organisation

Assess and manage plant health in horticulture operations

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3009 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard will be able to - assess and determine the requirements for maintenance of plant health in a given horticulture venture; determine and implement relevant monitoring strategies; and implement maintenance strategies using chemical and alternative options within safety and environmental requirements.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 32 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation - Horticulture Primary Industry Training Organisation

Select and manage environmental control and modification system options for horticulture operations
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3010 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard will be able to - identify environmental control and modification system options by applying knowledge of physiological requirements of a crop or specimen; assess climatic influences and consequent performance requirements of the controlled or modified environment; and manage the selection, installation, operation, maintenance, and evaluation of the selected option.

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Primary Industry Training Organisation

Manage provision of plant material for a horticulture operation

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3022 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard will be able to - manage methods of obtaining or developing plant material; identify sources; assess viability of provision options; manage importing and quarantine requirements; manage on-site propagation operations; and oversee quality of material produced.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 32 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation - Horticulture Primary Industry Training Organisation

Level 7

Manage achievement of standards in horticulture production and harvesting
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5

3011 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard will be able to - develop site standards and quality controls in production and harvesting; identify and adopt industry determined standards; manage development and implementation of systems and procedures; and monitor their performance for a defined horticulture crop.

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Primary Industry Training Organisation

Manage achievement of standards in post-harvest phases of horticulture production
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5

3012 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard will be able to - determine standards and quality controls which ensure post-harvest handling, storage, and treatment of horticulture crops maintains optimum quality; manage the implementation of control systems; and evaluate outcomes for review and development.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Plan and manage production and harvesting schedules for defined horticulture operation
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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3014 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard will be able to - plan the production schedule for a range of crops and plant specimens in a given horticulture operation; determine key dates for all elements of production and harvesting; plan and manage resource use; and manage evaluation, review, and re-scheduling as required.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Data as at 18 January 2020