Certificate II in Irrigation

This qualification provides a general vocational outcome in irrigation. The irrigation industry expects this qualification to be achieved to meet job outcomes at this level.


Packaging Rules

Completion of fifteen (15) units made up of seven (7) core units and eight (8) elective units.


a minimum of six (6) units must come from the elective unit list

a maximum of two (2) units from the elective units or from units aligned to Certificates II or III in AHC10 or from any other currently endorsed training package or accredited course. Selected units must be relevant to job outcomes in the irrigation industry.


Occupational Health and Safety

add topic AHCOHS201A Participate in OHS processes


add topic AHCIRG202A Assist with the operation of pressurised irrigation

add topic AHCIRG204A Lay irrigation and/or drainage pipes

Soils and media

add topic AHCSOL201A Determine basic properties of soil and/or growing media


add topic AHCWRK204A Work effectively in the industry

add topic AHCWRK205A Participate in workplace communications

add topic AHCWRK209A Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices



add topic AHCIRG201A Assist with the operation of gravity fed irrigation

add topic AHCIRG203A Install micro-irrigation systems

add topic AHCIRG205A Maintain gravity-fed irrigation systems

add topic AHCIRG206A Maintain pressurised irrigation systems

Merchandising and sales

add topic SIRXADM001A Apply retail office procedures

add topic SIRXCCS001A Apply point of sale handling procedures

add topic SIRXCCS002A Interact with customers

add topic SIRXCLM001A Organise and maintain work areas

add topic SIRXFIN001A Balance point-of-sale terminal

add topic SIRXFIN002A Perform retail finance duties

add topic SIRXICT001A Operate retail technology

add topic SIRXINV002A Maintain and order stock

add topic SIRXMER001A Merchandise products

add topic SIRXSLS001A Sell products and services


add topic AHCWRK203A Operate in isolated and remote situations

add topic AHCWRK206A Observe enterprise quality assurance procedures

add topic TLID107C Shift materials safely using manual handling methods


    Qualification pathways

    Pathways into the qualification

    This qualification may be accessed by direct entry.

    Pathways from the qualification

    Further training pathways from this qualification include, but are not limited to, Certificate III in Irrigation.

    Australian Apprenticeships

    This qualification is suitable for an Australian Apprenticeship.

    Licensing considerations

    There are no specific licences that relate to this qualification.

    Job roles

    Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

    Irrigation labourer

    Irrigation assistant

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Licensing Information

Refer to Pathways Information

Employability Skills


Employability Skill

Industry/enterprise requirements for this qualification include:


Listening and understanding

Speaking clearly and directly

Reading and interpreting workplace related documentation.

Writing to audience needs

Interpreting the needs of internal/external customers

Applying numeracy skills to workplace requirements

Establishing/using networks


Working as an individual and a team member

Working with diverse individuals and groups

Applying knowledge of own role as a part of a team

Applying teamwork skills to a range of situations

Identifying and using the strengths of other team members


Developing practical and creative solutions to workplace problems

Showing interdependence and initiative in identifying problems

Solving problems individually or in teams

Using numeracy skills to solve problems

Testing assumptions and taking context into account

Initiative and enterprise

Adapting to new situations

Generating a range of options in response to workplace matters

Planning and organising

Collecting analysing and organising information

Using basic business systems for planning and organising

Taking initiative and making decisions within workplace role

Working within or establishing clear project goals and deliverables

Determining or applying required resources

Allocating people and other resources to tasks and workplace requirements

Managing time and priorities


Taking responsibility at the appropriate level


Listening and understanding

Reading and interpreting workplace related documentation

Applying numeracy skills to workplace requirements


Working as an individual and a team member

Applying knowledge of own role as a part of a team