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HORTICULTURE NC II
AGRICULTURE AND FISHERY SECTOR
TECHNICAL EDUCATION AND SKILLS DEVELOPMENT
AUTHORITY
East Service Road, South Superhih!a", Taui Cit", #etro #a$i%a
TABLE OF CONTENTS
AGRI-FISHERY SECTOR
HORTICULTURE NC II
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Section 1 HORTICULTURE NC II QUALIFICATION 1
Section 2 COMPETENCY STANDARDS
• asic Co!"etencies
• Co!!on Co!"etencies
• Co#e Co!"etencies
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Section ( TRAININ) STANDARDS
(*1* C+##ic+,+! Design
(*1*1* asic
(*1*2* Co!!on
(*1*(* Co#e
(*2* T#aining De,i-e#.
(*(* T#ainee Ent#. Re/+i#e!ents
(*'* List o0 Too,s1 E/+i"!ent an2 Mate#ia,s
(*%* T#aining Faci,ities
(*&* T#aine#s3 Q+a,i0ications
(*4* Instit+tiona, Assess!ent
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Section ' NATIONAL ASSESSMENT AND CERTIFICATION
ARRAN)EMENTS
56
COMPETENCY MAP 57
DEFINITION OF TERMS 58- 62
AC8NO9LED)EMENTS 63 - 64
TRAINING REGULATIONS FOR
HORTICULTURE NC II
Sectio 1 HORTICULTURE !UALIFICATIONS
T:e HORTICULTURE NC II Q+a,i0ication consists o0 co!"etencies t:at a "e#son !+st
ac:ie-e in 0a#! o"e#ations1 "#o2+ce -egeta;,es1 "#o2+ce 0#+it ;ea#ing c#o"s1 "e#0o#!
"ost :a#-est o"e#ations o0 !a<o# t#o"ica, 0#+its an2 "e#0o#! "ost :a#-est o"e#ations o0
!a<o# ,o=,an2 an2 se!i$te!"e#ate -egeta;,e c#o"s.
T:is Q+a,i0ication is "ac>age2 0#o! t:e co!"etenc. !a" o0 t:e Ag#i$Fis:e#. Secto# as
s:o=n in Anne? A*
T:e +nits o0 co!"etenc. co!"#ising t:is /+a,i0ication inc,+2e t:e 0o,,o=ing@
Co"e BASIC CO#$ETENCIES
%77(1117% Pa#tici"ate in =o#>",ace co!!+nication
%77(1117' 9o#> in a tea! en-i#on!ent
%77(11174 P#actice ca#ee# "#o0essiona,is!
%77(11175 P#actice occ+"ationa, :ea,t: an2 sa0et. "#oce2+#es
Co"e CO##ON CO#$ETENCIES
A)R(21271
A"",. sa0et. !eas+#es in 0a#! o"e#ations
A)R(21272
Use 0a#! too,s an2 e/+i"!ent
A)R(2127(
Pe#0o#! esti!ation an2 ca,c+,ations
Co"e
CORE CO#$ETENCIES
A)R&11171
Con2+ct "#e$:o#tic+,t+#a, 0a#! o"e#ations
A)R&11172
P#o2+ce -egeta;,es
A)R&1117(
P#o2+ce 0#+it ;ea#ing c#o"s
A)R&1117'
Pe#0o#! "ost :a#-est o"e#ations o0 !a<o# t#o"ica, 0#+its
A)R&1117%
Pe#0o#! "ost :a#-est o"e#ations o0 !a<o# ,o=,an2 an2 se!i$
te!"e#ate -egeta;,e c#o"s
A %e&'o ()o )*' *c)ie+e" t)i' !,*-i.ic*tio i' co/%etet to 0e1
• Ho&tic,-t,&*- F*&/ Ai"e
• Ho&tic,-t,&*- F*&/ C*&et*2e&
• Co..ee F*&/e&
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• F&,it T&ee F*&/e&
• C*c*o F*&/e&
• 3e4et*0-e F*&/e&
SECTION 2 CO#$ETENCY STAN5AR5S
BASIC CO#$ETENCIES
UNIT OF CO#$ETENCY 1 $ARTICI$ATE IN 6OR7$LACE CO##UNICATION
UNIT CO5E 1 588311185
UNIT 5ESCRI$TOR 1 T:is +nit co-e#s t:e >no=,e2ge1 s>i,,s an2 attit+2es
#e/+i#e2 to gat:e#1 inte#"#et an2 con-e. in0o#!ation in
#es"onse to =o#>",ace #e/+i#e!ents*
ELE#ENT
$ERFOR#ANCE CRITERIA
Italicized te#!s a#e e,a;o#ate2 in t:e Range o0 Aa#ia;,es
1* O;tain an2 con-e.
=o#>",ace
in0o#!ation
1*1 S"eci0ic an2 #e,e-ant in0o#!ation is accesse2 0#o!
appropriate sources
1*2 E00ecti-e /+estioning 1 acti-e ,istening an2 s"ea>ing
s>i,,s a#e +se2 to gat:e# an2 con-e. in0o#!ation
1*( A""#o"#iate medium is +se2 to t#ans0e# in0o#!ation
an2 i2eas
1*' A""#o"#iate non$ -e#;a, co!!+nication is +se2
1*% A""#o"#iate ,ines o0 co!!+nication =it: s+"e#-iso#s
an2 co,,eag+es a#e i2enti0ie2 an2 0o,,o=e2
1*& De0ine2 =o#>",ace "#oce2+#es 0o# t:e ,ocation an2
storage o0 in0o#!ation a#e +se2
1*4 Pe#sona, inte#action is ca##ie2 o+t c,ea#,. an2 concise,.
2* Pa#tici"ate in
=o#>",ace !eetings
an2 2isc+ssions
2*1 Tea! !eetings a#e atten2e2 on ti!e
2*2 O=n o"inions a#e c,ea#,. e?"#esse2 an2 t:ose o0
ot:e#s a#e ,istene2 to =it:o+t inte##+"tion
2*( Meeting in"+ts a#e consistent =it: t:e !eeting "+#"ose
an2 esta;,is:e2 protocols
2*' Workplace interactions a#e con2+cte2 in a co+#teo+s
!anne#
2*% Q+estions a;o+t si!",e #o+tine =o#>",ace "#oce2+#es
an2 !ate#s conce#ning =o#>ing con2itions o0
e!",o.!ent a#e as>e2 an2 #es"on2e2 to
2*& Meetings o+tco!es a#e inte#"#ete2 an2 i!",e!ente2
(* Co!",ete #e,e-ant
=o#> #e,ate2
2oc+!ents
(*1 Range o0 forms #e,ating to con2itions o0 e!",o.!ent
a#e co!",ete2 acc+#ate,. an2 ,egi;,.
(*2 9o#>",ace 2ata is #eco#2e2 on stan2a#2 =o#>",ace
0o#!s an2 2oc+!ents
(*( asic !at:e!atica, "#ocesses a#e +se2 0o# #o+tine
ca,c+,ations
(*' E##o#s in #eco#2ing in0o#!ation on 0o#!s/ 2oc+!ents
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a#e i2enti0ie2 an2 "#o"e#,. acte2 +"on
(*% Re"o#ting #e/+i#e!ents to s+"e#-iso# a#e co!",ete2
acco#2ing to o#ganiBationa, g+i2e,ines
RANGE OF 3ARIABLES
3ARIABLE RANGE
1* A""#o"#iate so+#ces 1*1* Tea! !e!;e#s
1*2* S+"",ie#s
1*(* T#a2e "e#sonne,
1*'* Loca, go-e#n!ent
1*%* In2+st#. ;o2ies
2* Me2i+! 2*1* Me!o#an2+!
2*2* Ci#c+,a#
2*(* Notice
2*'* In0o#!ation 2isc+ssion
2*%* Fo,,o=$+" o# -e#;a, inst#+ctions
2*&* Face to 0ace co!!+nication
(* Sto#age (*1* Man+a, 0i,ing s.ste!
(*2* Co!"+te#$;ase2 0i,ing s.ste!
'* Fo#!s '*1* Pe#sonne, 0o#!s1 te,e":one !essage 0o#!s1
sa0et. #e"o#ts
%* 9o#>",ace inte#actions %*1* Face to 0ace
%*2* Te,e":one
%*(* E,ect#onic an2 t=o =a. #a2io
%*'* 9#itten inc,+2ing e,ect#onic1 !e!os1 inst#+ction
an2 0o#!s1 non$-e#;a, inc,+2ing gest+#es1
signa,s1 signs an2 2iag#a!s
&* P#otoco,s &*1* O;se#-ing !eeting
&*2* Co!",iance =it: !eeting 2ecisions
&*(* O;e.ing !eeting inst#+ctions
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E3I5ENCE GUI5E
1* C#itica, As"ects o0
Co!"etenc.
Assess!ent #e/+i#es e-i2ence t:at t:e can2i2ate@
1*1* P#e"a#e2 =#itten co!!+nication 0o,,o=ing stan2a#2
0o#!at o0 t:e o#ganiBation
1*2* Accesse2 in0o#!ation +sing co!!+nication
e/+i"!ent
1*(* Ma2e +se o0 #e,e-ant te#!s as an ai2 to t#ans0e#
in0o#!ation e00ecti-e,.
1*'* Con-e.e2 in0o#!ation e00ecti-e,. a2o"ting t:e 0o#!a,
o# in0o#!a, co!!+nication
2* Un2e#"inning
8no=,e2ge an2
Attit+2es
2*1* E00ecti-e co!!+nication
2*2* Di00e#ent !o2es o0 co!!+nication
2*(* 9#itten co!!+nication
2*'* O#ganiBationa, "o,icies
2*%* Co!!+nication "#oce2+#es an2 s.ste!s
2*&* Tec:no,og. #e,e-ant to t:e ente#"#ise an2 t:e
in2i-i2+a,3s =o#> #es"onsi;i,ities
(* Un2e#"inning S>i,,s (*1* Fo,,o= si!",e s"o>en ,ang+age
(*2* Pe#0o#! #o+tine =o#>",ace 2+ties 0o,,o=ing si!",e
=#itten notices
(*(* Pa#tici"ate in =o#>",ace !eetings an2 2isc+ssions
(*'* Co!",ete =o#> #e,ate2 2oc+!ents
(*%* Esti!ate1 ca,c+,ate an2 #eco#2 #o+tine =o#>",ace
!eas+#es
(*&* asic !at:e!atica, "#ocesses o0 a22ition1
s+;t#action1 2i-ision an2 !+,ti",ication
(*4* A;i,it. to #e,ate to "eo",e o0 socia, #ange in t:e
=o#>",ace
(*5* )at:e# an2 "#o-i2e in0o#!ation in #es"onse to
=o#>",ace Re/+i#e!ents
'* Reso+#ce
I!",ications
'*1* Fa? !ac:ine
'*2* Te,e":one
'*(* 9#iting !ate#ia,s
'*'* Inte#net
%* Met:o2s o0
Assess!ent
%*1* Di#ect O;se#-ation
%*2* O#a, inte#-ie= an2 =#itten test
&* Conte?t o0
Assess!ent
&*1* Co!"etenc. !a. ;e assesse2 in2i-i2+a,,. in t:e
act+a, =o#>",ace o# t:#o+g: acc#e2ite2 instit+tion
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UNIT OF CO#$ETENCY1 6OR7 IN TEA# EN3IRON#ENT
UNIT CO5E 1 588311186
UNIT 5ESCRI$TOR 1 T:is +nit co-e#s t:e s>i,,s1 >no=,e2ge an2 attit+2es to
i2enti0. #o,e an2 #es"onsi;i,it. as a !e!;e# o0 a tea!*
ELE#ENT
$ERFOR#ANCE CRITERIA
Italicized te#!s a#e e,a;o#ate2 in t:e Range o0 Aa#ia;,es
1* Desc#i;e tea! #o,e
an2 sco"e
1*1* T:e role and objective of the team is i2enti0ie2 0#o!
a-ai,a;,e sources of information
1*2* Tea! "a#a!ete#s1 #e"o#ting #e,ations:i"s an2
#es"onsi;i,ities a#e i2enti0ie2 0#o! tea! 2isc+ssions
an2 a""#o"#iate e?te#na, so+#ces
2* I2enti0. o=n #o,e
an2 #es"onsi;i,it.
=it:in tea!
2*1* In2i-i2+a, #o,e an2 #es"onsi;i,ities =it:in t:e tea!
en-i#on!ent a#e i2enti0ie2
2*2* Ro,es an2 #es"onsi;i,it. o0 ot:e# tea! !e!;e#s a#e
i2enti0ie2 an2 #ecogniBe2
2*(* Re"o#ting #e,ations:i"s =it:in tea! an2 e?te#na, to
tea! a#e i2enti0ie2
(* 9o#> as a tea!
!e!;e#
(*1* E00ecti-e an2 a""#o"#iate 0o#!s o0 co!!+nications
+se2 an2 inte#actions +n2e#ta>en =it: tea! !e!;e#s
=:o cont#i;+te to >no=n tea! acti-ities an2 o;<ecti-es
(*2* E00ecti-e an2 a""#o"#iate cont#i;+tions !a2e to
co!",e!ent tea! acti-ities an2 o;<ecti-es1 ;ase2 on
in2i-i2+a, s>i,,s an2 co!"etencies an2 workplace
context
(*(* O;se#-e2 "#otoco,s in #e"o#ting +sing stan2a#2
o"e#ating "#oce2+#es
(*'* Cont#i;+te to t:e 2e-e,o"!ent o0 tea! =o#> ",ans
;ase2 on an +n2e#stan2ing o0 tea!3s #o,e an2
o;<ecti-es an2 in2i-i2+a, co!"etencies o0 t:e
!e!;e#s*
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RANGE OF 3ARIABLES
3ARIABLE RANGE
1* Ro,e an2 o;<ecti-e
o0 tea!
1*1* 9o#> acti-ities in a tea! en-i#on!ent =it:
ente#"#ise o# s"eci0ic secto#
1*2* Li!ite2 2isc#etion1 initiati-e an2 <+2ge!ent !a.;e
2e!onst#ate2 on t:e <o;1 eit:e# in2i-i2+a,,. o# in a
tea! en-i#on!ent
2* So+#ces o0
in0o#!ation
2*1* Stan2a#2 o"e#ating an2/o# ot:e# =o#>",ace
"#oce2+#es
2*2* Co; "#oce2+#es
2*(* Mac:ine/e/+i"!ent !an+0act+#e#3s s"eci0ications
an2 inst#+ctions
2*'* O#ganiBationa, o# e?te#na, "e#sonne,
2*%* C,ient/s+"",ie# inst#+ctions
2*&* Q+a,it. stan2a#2s
2*4* OHS an2 en-i#on!enta, stan2a#2s
(* 9o#>",ace conte?t (*1* 9o#> "#oce2+#es an2 "#actices
(*2* Con2itions o0 =o#> en-i#on!ents
(*(* Legis,ation an2 in2+st#ia, ag#ee!ents
(*'* Stan2a#2 =o#> "#actice inc,+2ing t:e sto#age1 sa0e
:an2,ing an2 2is"osa, o0 c:e!ica,s
(*%* Sa0et.1 en-i#on!enta,1 :o+se>ee"ing an2 /+a,it.
g+i2e,ines
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E3I5ENCE GUI5E
1* C#itica, as"ects o0
co!"etenc.
Assess!ent #e/+i#es e-i2ence t:at t:e can2i2ate@
1*1* O"e#ate2 in a tea! to co!",ete =o#>",ace acti-it.
1*2* 9o#>e2 e00ecti-e,. =it: ot:e#s
1*(* Con-e.e2 in0o#!ation in =#itten o# o#a, 0o#!
1*'* Se,ecte2 an2 +se2 a""#o"#iate =o#>",ace ,ang+age
1*%* Fo,,o=e2 2esignate2 =o#> ",an 0o# t:e <o;
1*&* Re"o#te2 o+tco!es
2* Un2e#"inning
8no=,e2ge an2
Attit+2e
2*1* Co!!+nication "#ocess
2*2* Tea! st#+ct+#e
2*(* Tea! #o,es
2*'* )#o+" ",anning an2 2ecision !a>ing
(* Un2e#"inning S>i,,s (*1* Co!!+nicate a""#o"#iate,.1 consistent =it: t:e
c+,t+#e o0 t:e =o#>",ace
'* Reso+#ce
I!",ications
T:e 0o,,o=ing #eso+#ces #UST ;e "#o-i2e2@
'*1* Access to #e,e-ant =o#>",ace o# a""#o"#iate,.
si!+,ate2 en-i#on!ent =:e#e assess!ent can ta>e
",ace
'*2* Mate#ia,s #e,e-ant to t:e "#o"ose2 acti-it. o# tas>s
%* Met:o2s o0
Assess!ent
Co!"etenc. !a. ;e assesse2 t:#o+g:@
%*1* O;se#-ation o0 t:e in2i-i2+a, !e!;e# in #e,ation to
t:e =o#> acti-ities o0 t:e g#o+"
%*2* O;se#-ation o0 si!+,ation an2 o# #o,e ",a. in-o,-ing
t:e "a#tici"ation o0 in2i-i2+a, !e!;e# to t:e
attain!ent o0 o#ganiBationa, goa,
%*(* Case st+2ies an2 scena#ios as a ;asis 0o# 2isc+ssion
o0 iss+es an2 st#ategies in tea!=o#>
&* Conte?t 0o#
Assess!ent
&*1* Co!"etenc. !a. ;e assesse2 in =o#>",ace o# in a
si!+,ate2 =o#>",ace setting
&*2* Assess!ent s:a,, ;e o;se#-e2 =:i,e tas> a#e ;eing
+n2e#ta>en =:et:e# in2i-i2+a,,. o# in g#o+"
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UNIT OF CO#$ETENCY1 $RACTICE CAREER $ROFESSIONALIS#
UNIT CO5E 1 588311187
UNIT 5ESCRI$TOR 1 T:is +nit co-e#s t:e >no=,e2ge1 s>i,,s an2 attit+2es in
"#o!oting ca#ee# g#o=t: an2 a2-ance!ent*
ELE#ENT
$ERFOR#ANCE CRITERIA
Italicized te#!s a#e e,a;o#ate2 in t:e Range o0 Aa#ia;,es
1* Integ#ate "e#sona,
o;<ecti-es =it:
o#ganiBationa, goa,s
1*1 Pe#sona, g#o=t: an2 =o#> ",ans a#e "+#s+e2 to=a#2s
i!"#o-ing t:e /+a,i0ications set 0o# t:e "#o0ession
1*2 Int#a$ an2 inte#"e#sona, #e,ations:i"s is a#e !aintaine2 in
t:e co+#se o0 !anaging onese,0 ;ase2 on "e#0o#!ance
evaluation
1*( Co!!it!ent to t:e o#ganiBation an2 its goa, is
2e!onst#ate2 in t:e "e#0o#!ance o0 2+ties
1* Set an2 !eet =o#>
"#io#ities
2*1 Co!"eting 2e!an2s a#e "#io#itiBe2 to ac:ie-e "e#sona,1
tea! an2 o#ganiBationa, goa,s an2 o;<ecti-es*
2*2 Resources a#e +ti,iBe2 e00icient,. an2 e00ecti-e,. to
!anage =o#> "#io#ities an2 co!!it!ents
2*( P#actices a,ong econo!ic +se an2 !aintenance o0
e/+i"!ent an2 0aci,ities a#e 0o,,o=e2 as "e#
esta;,is:e2 "#oce2+#es
2* Maintain
"#o0essiona, g#o=t:
an2 2e-e,o"!ent
(*1 Trainings and career opportunities a#e i2enti0ie2 an2
a-ai,e2 o0 ;ase2 on <o; #e/+i#e!ents
(*2 Recognitions a#e so+g:t/#ecei-e2 an2 2e!onst#ate2
as "#oo0 o0 ca#ee# a2-ance!ent
(*( Licenses and/or certifications #e,e-ant to <o; an2
ca#ee# a#e o;taine2 an2 #ene=e2
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RANGE OF 3ARIABLES
3ARIABLE RANGE
1* E-a,+ation 1*1 Pe#0o#!ance A""#aisa,
1*2 Ps.c:o,ogica, P#o0i,e
1*( A"tit+2e Tests
2* Reso+#ces 2*1 H+!an
2*2 Financia,
2*( Tec:no,og.
2*(*1 Ha#2=a#e
2*(*2 So0t=a#e
(* T#ainings an2 ca#ee#
o""o#t+nities
(*1 Pa#tici"ation in t#aining "#og#a!s
(*1*1 Tec:nica,
(*1*2 S+"e#-iso#.
(*1*( Manage#ia,
(*1*' Contin+ing E2+cation
(*2 Se#-ing as Reso+#ce Pe#sons in con0e#ences an2
=o#>s:o"s
'* Recognitions '*1 Reco!!en2ations
'*2 Citations
'*( Ce#ti0icate o0 A""#eciations
'*' Co!!en2ations
'*% A=a#2s
'*& Tangi;,e an2 Intangi;,e Re=a#2s
%* Licenses an2/o#
ce#ti0ications
%*1 Nationa, Ce#ti0icates
%*2 Ce#ti0icate o0 Co!"etenc.
%*( S+""o#t Le-e, Licenses
%*' P#o0essiona, Licenses

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E3I5ENCE GUI5E

1* C#itica, As"ects o0
Co!"etenc.
Assess!ent #e/+i#es e-i2ence t:at t:e can2i2ate@
1*1 Attaine2 <o; ta#gets =it:in >e. #es+,t a#eas D8RAsE
1*2 Maintaine2 int#a $ an2 inte#"e#sona, #e,ations:i" in t:e
co+#se o0 !anaging onese,0 ;ase2 on "e#0o#!ance
e-a,+ation
1*( Co!",ete2 t#ainings an2 ca#ee# o""o#t+nities =:ic: a#e
;ase2 on t:e #e/+i#e!ents o0 t:e in2+st#ies
1*' Ac/+i#e2 an2 !aintaine2 ,icenses an2/o# ce#ti0ications
acco#2ing to t:e #e/+i#e!ent o0 t:e /+a,i0ication
2* Un2e#"inning
8no=,e2ge
2*1 9o#> -a,+es an2 et:ics DCo2e o0 Con2+ct1 Co2e o0
Et:ics1 etc*E
2*2 Co!"an. "o,icies
2*( Co!"an. o"e#ations1 "#oce2+#es an2 stan2a#2s
2*' F+n2a!enta, #ig:ts at =o#> inc,+2ing gen2e# sensiti-it.
2*% Pe#sona, :.giene "#actices
(* Un2e#"inning S>i,,s (*1 A""#o"#iate "#actice o0 "e#sona, :.giene
(*2 Int#a an2 Inte#"e#sona, s>i,,s
(*( Co!!+nication s>i,,s
'* Reso+#ce
I!",ications
T:e 0o,,o=ing #eso+#ces #UST ;e "#o-i2e2@
'*1 9o#>",ace o# assess!ent ,ocation
'*2 Case st+2ies/scena#ios
%* Met:o2s o0
Assess!ent
Co!"etenc. !a. ;e assesse2 t:#o+g:@
%*1 Po#t0o,io Assess!ent
%*2 Inte#-ie=
%*( Si!+,ation/Ro,e$",a.s
%*' O;se#-ation
%*% T:i#2 Pa#t. Re"o#ts
%*& E?a!s an2 Tests
&* Conte?t o0
Assess!ent
&*1 Co!"etenc. !a. ;e assesse2 in t:e =o#> ",ace o# in a
si!+,ate2 =o#> ",ace setting
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UNIT OF CO#$ETENCY 1 $RACTICE OCCU$ATIONAL HEALTH AN5 SAFETY
$ROCE5URES
UNIT CO5E 1 588311188
UNIT 5ESCRI$TOR 1 T:is +nit co-e#s t:e o+tco!es #e/+i#e2 to co!",. =it:
#eg+,ato#. an2 o#ganiBationa, #e/+i#e!ents 0o#
occ+"ationa, :ea,t: an2 sa0et.*
ELE#ENT
$ERFOR#ANCE CRITERIA
Italicized te#!s a#e e,a;o#ate2 in t:e Range o0 Aa#ia;,es
1* I2enti0. :aBa#2s an2
#is>s
1*1 afet! regulations an2 =o#>",ace sa0et. an2
:aBa#2 cont#o, "#actices an2 "#oce2+#es a#e
c,a#i0ie2 an2 e?",aine2 ;ase2 on o#ganiBation
"#oce2+#es
1*2 "azards/risks in t:e =o#>",ace an2 t:ei#
co##es"on2ing in2icato#s a#e i2enti0ie2 to !ini!iBe
o# e,i!inate #is> to co$=o#>e#s1 =o#>",ace an2
en-i#on!ent in acco#2ance =it: o#ganiBation
"#oce2+#es
1*( #ontingenc! measures 2+#ing =o#>",ace
acci2ents1 0i#e an2 ot:e# e!e#gencies a#e
#ecogniBe2 an2 esta;,is:e2 in acco#2ance =it:
o#ganiBation "#oce2+#es
2* E-a,+ate :aBa#2s an2
#is>s
2*1Te#!s o0 !a?i!+! to,e#a;,e ,i!its =:ic: =:en
e?cee2e2 =i,, #es+,t in :a#! o# 2a!age a#e i2enti0ie2
;ase2 on t:#es:o,2 ,i!it -a,+es DTLAE
2*2E00ects o0 t:e :aBa#2s a#e 2ete#!ine2
2*( OHS iss+es an2/o# conce#ns an2 i2enti0ie2 sa0et.
:aBa#2s a#e #e"o#te2 to 2esignate2 "e#sonne, in
acco#2ance =it: =o#>",ace #e/+i#e!ents an2
#e,e-ant =o#>",ace OHS ,egis,ation



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ELE#ENT
$ERFOR#ANCE CRITERIA
Italicized te#!s a#e e,a;o#ate2 in t:e Range o0 Aa#ia;,es
(* Cont#o, :aBa#2s an2
#is>s
(*1Occ+"ationa, Hea,t: an2 Sa0et. DOHSE "#oce2+#es 0o#
cont#o,,ing :aBa#2s/#is>s in =o#>",ace a#e consistent,.
0o,,o=e2
(*2P#oce2+#es 0o# 2ea,ing =it: =o#>",ace acci2ents1 0i#e an2
e!e#gencies a#e 0o,,o=e2 in acco#2ance =it:
o#ganiBation OHS "o,icies
(*($ersonal protective e%uipment &$$'( is co##ect,. +se2
in acco#2ance =it: o#ganiBation OHS "#oce2+#es an2
"#actices
(*'A""#o"#iate assistance is "#o-i2e2 in t:e e-ent o0 a
=o#>",ace e!e#genc. in acco#2ance =it: esta;,is:e2
o#ganiBation "#otoco,
'* Maintain OHS
a=a#eness
'*1'mergenc!)related drills and trainings a#e
"a#tici"ate2 in as "e# esta;,is:e2 o#ganiBation
g+i2e,ines an2 "#oce2+#es
'*2*" personal records a#e co!",ete2 an2 +"2ate2 in
acco#2ance =it: =o#>",ace #e/+i#e!ents
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RANGE OF 3ARIABLES
3ARIABLE RANGE
1* Sa0et. #eg+,ations Ma. inc,+2e ;+t a#e not ,i!ite2 to@
1*1 C,ean Ai# Act
1*2 +i,2ing co2e
1*( Nationa, E,ect#ica, an2 Fi#e Sa0et. Co2es
1*' 9aste !anage!ent stat+tes an2 #+,es
1*% P:i,i""ine Occ+"ationa, Sa0et. an2 Hea,t: Stan2a#2s
1*& DOLE #eg+,ations on sa0et. ,ega, #e/+i#e!ents
1*4 ECC #eg+,ations
2* HaBa#2s/Ris>s Ma. inc,+2e ;+t a#e not ,i!ite2 to@
2*1 P:.sica, :aBa#2s F i!"act1 i,,+!ination1 "#ess+#e1 noise1
-i;#ation1 te!"e#at+#e1 #a2iation
2*2 io,ogica, :aBa#2s$ ;acte#ia1 -i#+ses1 ",ants1 "a#asites1
!ites1 !o,2s1 0+ngi1 insects
2*( C:e!ica, :aBa#2s F 2+sts1 0i;e#s1 !ists1 0+!es1 s!o>e1
gasses1 -a"o#s
2*' E#gono!ics
• Ps.c:o,ogica, 0acto#s F o-e# e?e#tion/ e?cessi-e
0o#ce1 a=>=a#2/static "ositions1 0atig+e1 2i#ect
"#ess+#e1 -a#.ing !eta;o,ic c.c,es
• P:.sio,ogica, 0acto#s F !onoton.1 "e#sona,
#e,ations:i"1 =o#> o+t c.c,e
(* Contingenc.
!eas+#es
Ma. inc,+2e ;+t a#e not ,i!ite2 to@
(*1 E-ac+ation
(*2 Iso,ation
(*( Deconta!ination
(*' DCa,,ing 2esigne2E e!e#genc. "e#sonne,
'* PPE Ma. inc,+2e ;+t a#e not ,i!ite2 to@
'*1 Mas>
'*2 ),o-es
'*( )ogg,es
'*' Hai# Net/ca"/;onnet
'*% Face !as>/s:ie,2
'*& Ea# !+00s
'*4 A"#on/)o=n/co-e#a,,/<+!" s+it
'*5 Anti$static s+its

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3ARIABLE RANGE
%* E!e#genc.$#e,ate2
2#i,,s an2 t#aining
%*1 Fi#e 2#i,,
%*2 Ea#t:/+a>e 2#i,,
%*( asic ,i0e s+""o#t/CPR
%*' Fi#st ai2
%*% S"i,,age cont#o,
%*& Deconta!ination o0 c:e!ica, an2 to?ic
%*4 Disaste# "#e"a#e2ness/!anage!ent
&* OHS "e#sona,
#eco#2s
&*1 Me2ica,/Hea,t: #eco#2s
&*2 Inci2ent #e"o#ts
&*( Acci2ent #e"o#ts
&*' OHS$#e,ate2 t#aining co!",ete2




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14

E3I5ENCE GUI5E
1* C#itica, As"ects o0
Co!"etenc.
Assess!ent #e/+i#es e-i2ence t:at t:e can2i2ate@
1*1 E?",aine2 c,ea#,. esta;,is:e2 =o#>",ace sa0et. an2
:aBa#2 cont#o, "#actices an2 "#oce2+#es
1*2 I2enti0ie2 :aBa#2s/#is>s in t:e =o#>",ace an2 its
co##es"on2ing in2icato#s in acco#2ance =it: co!"an.
"#oce2+#es
1*( RecogniBe2 contingenc. !eas+#es 2+#ing =o#>",ace
acci2ents1 0i#e an2 ot:e# e!e#gencies
1*' I2enti0ie2 te#!s o0 !a?i!+! to,e#a;,e ,i!its ;ase2 on
t:#es:o,2 ,i!it -a,+e$ TLA*
1*% Fo,,o=e2 Occ+"ationa, Hea,t: an2 Sa0et. DOHSE
"#oce2+#es 0o# cont#o,,ing :aBa#2s/#is>s in =o#>",ace
1*& Use2 Pe#sona, P#otecti-e E/+i"!ent DPPEE in
acco#2ance =it: co!"an. OHS "#oce2+#es an2
"#actices
1*4 Co!",ete2 an2 +"2ate2 OHS "e#sona, #eco#2s in
acco#2ance =it: =o#>",ace #e/+i#e!ents
2* Un2e#"inning
8no=,e2ge an2
Attit+2e
2*1 OHS "#oce2+#es an2 "#actices an2 #eg+,ations
2*2 PPE t."es an2 +ses
2*( Pe#sona, :.giene "#actices
2*' HaBa#2s/#is>s i2enti0ication an2 cont#o,
2*% T:#es:o,2 Li!it Aa,+e $TLA
2*& OHS in2icato#s
2*4 O#ganiBation sa0et. an2 :ea,t: "#otoco,
2*5 Sa0et. conscio+sness
2*6 Hea,t: conscio+sness
(* Un2e#"inning
S>i,,s
(*1 P#actice o0 "e#sona, :.giene
(*2 HaBa#2s/#is>s i2enti0ication an2 cont#o, s>i,,s
(*( Inte#"e#sona, s>i,,s
(*' Co!!+nication s>i,,s
(* Reso+#ce
I!",ications
T:e 0o,,o=ing #eso+#ces !+st ;e "#o-i2e2@
'*1 9o#>",ace o# assess!ent ,ocation
'*2 OHS "e#sona, #eco#2s
'*( PPE
'*' Hea,t: #eco#2s
'* Met:o2s o0
Assess!ent
Co!"etenc. !a. ;e assesse2 t:#o+g:@
%*1 Po#t0o,io Assess!ent
%*2 Inte#-ie=
%*( Case St+2./Sit+ation
%* Conte?t 0o#
Assess!ent
&*1Co!"etenc. !a. ;e assesse2 in t:e =o#> ",ace o# in a
si!+,ate2 =o#> ",ace setting
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CO##ON CO#$ETENCIES
UNIT TITLE 1 A$$LY SAFETY #EASURES IN FAR# O$ERATIONS
UNIT CO5E 1 AGR321281
UNIT 5ESCRI$TOR1 T:is +nit co-e#s t:e >no=,e2ge1 s>i,,s an2 attit+2es #e/+i#e2 to
"e#0o#! sa0et. !eas+#es e00ecti-e,. an2 e00icient,.* It inc,+2es
i2enti0.ing a#eas1 too,s1 !ate#ia,s1 ti!e an2 ",ace in "e#0o#!ing
sa0et. !eas+#es*
ELE#ENT $ERFOR#ANCE CRITERIA
1* Dete#!ine a#eas o0
conce#n 0o# sa0et.
!eas+#es
1*1 Work tasks a#e i2enti0ie2 in ,ine =it: 0a#!
o"e#ations
1*2 $lace 0o# sa0et. !eas+#es a#e 2ete#!ine2 in ,ine
=it: 0a#! o"e#ations
1*( Time 0o# sa0et. !eas+#es a#e 2ete#!ine2 in ,ine
=it: 0a#! o"e#ations
1*' A""#o"#iate tools+ materials and outfits a#e
"#e"a#e2 in ,ine =it: <o; #e/+i#e!ents
2* A"",. a""#o"#iate sa0et.
!eas+#es
2*1 Too,s an2 !ate#ia,s a#e +se2 acco#2ing to
s"eci0ications an2 "#oce2+#es
2*2 O+t0its a#e =o#n acco#2ing to 0a#! #e/+i#e!ents
2*( E00ecti-it./s:e,0 ,i0e/e?"i#ation o0 !ate#ia,s a#e
st#ict,. o;se#-e2
2*' 'mergenc! procedures a#e >no=n an2
0o,,o=e2 to ens+#e a sa0e=o#> #e/+i#e!ent
2*% HaBa#2s in t:e =o#>",ace a#e i2enti0ie2 an2
#e"o#te2 in ,ine =it: 0a#! g+i2e,ines
(* Sa0e>ee"/2is"ose too,s1
!ate#ia,s an2 o+t0it
(*1 Use2 too,s an2 o+t0it a#e c,eane2 a0te# +se an2
sto#e2 in 2esignate2 a#eas
(*2 Un+se2 !ate#ia,s a#e "#o"e#,. ,a;e,e2 an2
sto#e2 acco#2ing to !an+0act+#e#s
#eco!!en2ation an2 0a#! #e/+i#e!ents
(*( Waste materials a#e 2is"ose2 acco#2ing to
!an+0act+#e#s1 go-e#n!ent an2 0a#!
#e/+i#e!ents
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RANGE OF 3ARIABLES
3ARIABLE RANGE
1* 9o#> tas>s Ma. ;e se,ecte2 0#o! an. o0 t:e 0o,,o=ing secto#s@
1*1 A/+ac+,t+#e
1*2 Ani!a, P#o2+ction
1*( C#o" P#o2+ction
1*' Post$:a#-est
1*% Ag#i$!a#>eting
1*& Fa#! E/+i"!ent
2* P,ace 2*1 Ani!a, "ens1 cages1 ;a#ns
2*2 Fis: "on2s1 cages
2*( Stoc> #oo!/sto#age a#eas/=a#e:o+se
2*' Fie,2/0a#!/o#c:a#2
(* Ti!e (*1 Aaccination an2 !e2ication "e#io2
(*2 Fe#ti,iBe# an2 "estici2es a"",ication
(*( Fee2 !i?ing an2 0ee2ing
(*' Ha#-esting an2 :a+,ing
(*% C,eaning1 sanitiBing an2 2isin0ecting
(*& D#essing1 ;+tc:e#ing an2 cast#ation
'* Too,s1 !ate#ia,s an2
o+t0its
'*1 Too,s
'*1*1 9#enc:es
'*1*2 Sc#e= 2#i-e#
'*1*( P,ie#s
'*2 Mate#ia,s
'*2*1 ott,es
'*2*2 P,astic
'*2*( ags
'*2*' S.#inge
'*( O+t0it
'*(*1 Mas>s
'*(*2 ),o-es
'*(*( oots
'*(*' O-e#a,, coats
'*(*% Hat
'*(*& E.e gogg,es
%* E!e#genc.
"#oce2+#es
%*1 Location o0 0i#st ai2 >it
%*2 E-ac+ation
%*( Agencies cont#act
%*' Fa#! e!e#genc. "#oce2+#es
&* 9aste !ate#ia,s &*1 Ani!a, !an+#e
&*2 9aste =ate#
&*( S.#inges
&*' Un+se2 0a#! c:e!ica,s e*g* "estici2es1
c:e!ica,s1 0e#ti,iBe#s
&*% E?"i#e2 #eagents
&*& Dea2 ani!a,s
4* HaBa#2s 4*1 C:e!ica,
4*2 E,ect#ica,
4*( Fa,,s
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17

E3I5ENCE GUI5E
1* C#itica, As"ects o0
Co!"etenc.
Assess!ent #e/+i#es e-i2ence t:at t:e can2i2ate@
1*1Dete#!ine2 a#eas o0 conce#n 0o# sa0et. !eas+#es
1*2A"",ie2 a""#o"#iate sa0et. !eas+#es acco#2ing to in2+st#.
#e/+i#e!ents
1*(P#e"a#e2 too,s1 !ate#ia,s an2 o+t0it nee2e2
1*'Pe#0o#!e2 "#o"e# 2is"osa, o0 +se2 !ate#ia,s
1*%Sa0e>ee"/c,eane2 too,s1 !ate#ia,s an2 o+t0it in 2esignate2
0aci,ities
2* Un2e#"inning
8no=,e2ge an2
Attit+2es
2*1Sa0et. P#actices
2*1*1 I!",e!entation o0 #eg+,ato#. cont#o,s an2 "o,icies
#e,ati-e to t#eat!ent o0 a#ea an2 a"",ication o0
c:e!ica,s
2*1*2 P#o"e# 2is"osa, o0 =aste !ate#ia,s
2*2Co2es an2 Reg+,ations
2*2*1 Co!",iance to :ea,t: "#og#a! o0 DOH an2 DENR
2*2*2 HaBa#2 i2enti0ication
2*2*( E!e#genc. "#oce2+#es
2*(Too,s G E/+i"!ent@ Uses an2 S"eci0ication
2*(*1 Mas>s1 g,o-es1 ;oots1 o-e#a,, coats 0o# :ea,t:
"#otection
2*'Maintenance
2*'*1 Reg+,a# c:ec>$+" an2 #e"ai# o0 too,s1 !ate#ia,s
an2 o+t0it ;e0o#e an2 a0te# +se
(* Un2e#"inning
S>i,,s
(*1A;i,it. to #ecogniBe e00ecti-e too,s1 !ate#ia,s an2 o+t0it
(*2Rea2. s>i,,s #e/+i#e2 to #ea2 ,a;e,s1 !an+a,s an2 ot:e#
;asic sa0et. in0o#!ation
'* Met:o2 o0
Assess!ent
Co!"etenc. in t:is +nit !+st ;e assesse2 t:#o+g:@
'*1 P#actica, 2e!onst#ation
'*2 T:i#2 Pa#t. Re"o#t
%* Reso+#ce
I!",ications
%*1 Fa#! ,ocation
%*2 Too,s1 e/+i"!ent an2 o+t0its a""#o"#iate in a"",.ing sa0et.
!eas+#es
&* Conte?t o0
Assess!ent
&*1 Assess!ent !a. occ+# in t:e =o#>",ace o# in a si!+,ate2
=o#>",ace o# as "a#t o0 a tea! +n2e# ,i!ite2 s+"e#-ision
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18

UNIT TITLE1 USE FAR# TOOLS AN5 E!UI$#ENT
UNIT CO5E1 AGR321282
UNIT 5ESCRI$TOR1 T:is +nit co-e#s t:e >no=,e2ge1 s>i,,s an2 attit+2es #e/+i#e2 to
+se 0a#! too,s an2 e/+i"!ent* It inc,+2es se,ection1 o"e#ation
an2 "#e-enti-e !aintenance o0 0a#! too,s an2 e/+i"!ent*
ELE#ENT $ERFOR#ANCE CRITERIA
1* Se,ect an2 +se 0a#! too,s ,-, I2enti0ie2 a""#o"#iate 0a#! too,s acco#2ing to
#e/+i#e!ent/+se
,-. Fa#! too,s a#e c:ec>e2 0o# 0a+,ts an2 2e0ecti-e
too,s #e"o#te2 in acco#2ance =it: 0a#!
"#oce2+#es
,-/ A""#o"#iate too,s an2 e/+i"!ent a#e sa0e,. +se2
acco#2ing to <o; #e/+i#e!ents an2
!an+0act+#e#s con2itions
2* Se,ect an2 o"e#ate 0a#!
e/+i"!ent
.-, I2enti0. a""#o"#iate farm e%uipment
.-. Inst#+ctiona, !an+a, o0 t:e 0a#! too,s an2
e/+i"!ent a#e ca#e0+,,. #ea2 "#io# to o"e#ation
.-/ $re)operation check)up is con2+cte2 in ,ine
=it: !an+0act+#e#s !an+a,
.-0 Fa+,ts in 0a#! e/+i"!ent a#e i2enti0ie2 an2
#e"o#te2 in ,ine =it: 0a#! "#oce2+#es
.-1 Fa#! e/+i"!ent +se2 acco#2ing to its 0+nction
.-2 Fo,,o=e2 sa0et. "#oce2+#es
(* Pe#0o#! "#e-enti-e
!aintenance
/-, Too,s an2 e/+i"!ent a#e c,eane2 i!!e2iate,.
a0te# +se in ,ine =it: 0a#! "#oce2+#es
/-. Ro+tine c:ec>$+" an2 !aintenance a#e
"e#0o#!e2
/-/ Too,s an2 e/+i"!ent a#e sto#e2 in 2esignate2
a#eas in ,ine =it: 0a#! "#oce2+#es
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RANGE OF 3ARIABLES
3ARIABLE RANGE
1* Fa#! e/+i"!ent 1*1 Engine
1*2 P+!"s
1*( )ene#ato#s
1*' S"#a.e#s
2* Fa#! too,s 2*1 Sic>,e
2*2 C+tte#s
2*( 9eig:ing sca,es
2*' Han2 too,s
2*% Meas+#ing too,s
2*& )a#2en too,s
(* P#e$o"e#ation c:ec>$+" (*1 Ti#es
(*2 #a>e 0,+i2
(*( F+e,
(*' 9ate#
(*% Oi,
(*& L+;#icants
(*4 atte#.
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20

E3I5ENCE GUI5E
1* C#itica, As"ects
o0 Co!"etenc.
Assess!ent #e/+i#es e-i2ence t:at t:e can2i2ate@
1*1 Co##ect,. i2enti0ie2 a""#o"#iate 0a#! too,s an2 e/+i"!ent
1*2 O"e#ate2 0a#! e/+i"!ents acco#2ing to !an+a,
s"eci0ication
1*( Pe#0o#!e2 "#e-enti-e !aintenance
2* Un2e#"inning
8no=,e2ge an2
Attit+2es
2*1 Sa0et. P#actices
2*1*1 I2ea, goo2 =o#> :a;its to 2e!onst#ate to =o#>e#s
eas. an2 sa0et. stan2a#2s 2+#ing o"e#ation o0
0a#! e/+i"!ent
2*2 Co2es an2 Reg+,ations
2*2*1 En-i#on!enta, Co!",iance Ce#ti0icate DEC)E
2*2*2 E00ecti-e =o#> s+"e#-ision in t:e o"e#ations o0
0a#! e/+i"!ent
2*( Too,s G E/+i"!ent@ Uses an2 S"eci0ication
2*(*1 8no=,e2ge in ca,i;#ating an2 +se o0 e/+i"!ent
2*(*2 Sa0et. >ee"ing o0 e/+i"!ents e-e#. a0te# +se
2*' Maintenance
2*'*1 Reg+,a# +">ee" o0 e/+i"!ents
2*'*2 P#e-enti-e !aintenance s>i,,s
2*% Aa,+es
2*%*1 Positi-e o+t,oo> to=a#2s =o#>
2*%*2 Possesses "#e$e!"ti-e/antici"ato#. s>i,,s
(* Un2e#"inning
S>i,,s
(*1 A;i,it. to #ecogniBe2 2e0ecti-e 0a#! e/+i"!ent
(*2 Pe#0o#! "#o"e# !anage!ent "#actices o0 sa0et.
!eas+#es
'* Met:o2 o0
Assess!ent
Co!"etenc. in t:is +nit !+st ;e assesse2 t:#o+g:@
'*1 Di#ect o;se#-ation
'*2 P#actica, 2e!onst#ation
'*( T:i#2 Pa#t. Re"o#t
%* Reso+#ce
I!",ications
%*1 Se#-ice/o"e#ationa, !an+a, o0 0a#! too,s an2 e/+i"!ent
%*2 Too,s an2 e/+i"!ent
%*( Fa#! i!",e!ents
&* Conte?t o0
Assess!ent
&*1 Assess!ent !a. occ+# in t:e =o#>",ace o# in a
si!+,ate2 =o#>",ace o# as "a#t o0 a tea! +n2e# ,i!ite2
s+"e#-ision
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UNIT TITLE1 $ERFOR# ESTI#ATION AN5 BASIC CALCULATION
UNIT CO5E1 AGR321283
UNIT 5ESCRI$TOR1 T:is +nit co-e#s t:e >no=,e2ge1 s>i,,s an2 attit+2es #e/+i#e2 to
"e#0o#! ;asic =o#>",ace ca,c+,ations*
ELE#ENT $ERFOR#ANCE CRITERIA
1* Pe#0o#! esti!ation 1*1 Co; #e/+i#e!ents a#e i2enti0ie2 0#o! =#itten o#
o#a, co!!+nications
1*2 Q+antities o0 !ate#ia,s an2 #eso+#ces #e/+i#e2 to
co!",ete a =o#> tas> a#e esti!ate2
1*( T:e ti!e nee2e2 to co!",ete a =o#> acti-it. is
esti!ate2
1*' Acc+#ate esti!ate 0o# =o#> co!",etion a#e !a2e
1*% Esti!ate o0 !ate#ia,s an2 #eso+#ces a#e #e"o#te2
to a""#o"#iate "e#son
2* Pe#0o#! ;asic
=o#>",ace ca,c+,ation
2*1 #alculations to ;e !a2e a#e i2enti0ie2 acco#2ing
to <o; #e/+i#e!ents
2*2 Co##ect method of calculation i2enti0ie2
2*( !stem and units of measurement to ;e
0o,,o=e2 a#e asce#taine2
2*' Ca,c+,ation nee2e2 to co!",ete =o#> tas>s a#e
"e#0o#!e2 +sing t:e 0o+# ;asic "#ocess o0
a22ition1 2i-ision1 !+,ti",ication an2 s+;t#action
2*% Ca,c+,ate =:o,e 0#action1 "e#centage an2 !i?e2
=:en a#e +se2 to co!",ete t:e inst#+ctions
2*& N+!;e# co!"+te2 in se,0 c:ec>e2 an2 co!",ete2
0o# a,ign!ent
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RANGE OF 3ARIABLES
3ARIABLE RANGE
1* Ca,c+,ations 1*1 Q+antit. o0 0ee2s
1*2 A!o+nt o0 0e#ti,iBe#
1*( A!o+nt o0 !e2icines
2* Met:o2 o0 ca,c+,ation 2*1 A22ition
2*2 S+;t#action
2*( M+,ti",ication
2*' Di-ision
2*% Ratio an2 "#o"o#tion
(* S.ste! o0
!eas+#e!ent
(*1 Eng,is:
(*2 Met#ic
'* Units o0 !eas+#e!ent '*1 A#ea
'*2 Ao,+!e
'*( 9eig:t
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E3I5ENCE GUI5E
1* C#itica, As"ects o0
Co!"etenc.
Assess!ent #e/+i#es e-i2ence t:at t:e can2i2ate@
1*1 Pe#0o#!e2 esti!ation
1*2 Pe#0o#!e2 ;asic =o#>",ace ca,c+,ation
1*( A"",ie2 co##ecti-e !eas+#es as !a.;e necessa#.
2* Un2e#"inning
8no=,e2ge an2
Attit+2es
2*1 Mat:e!atics
2*1*1 asic !at:e!atica, o"e#ations
2*1*2 Pe#centage an2 #atios
2*1*( Unit Con-e#sion
2*1*' asic acco+nting "#inci",es an2 "#oce2+#es
2*1*'*1 P#o2+ction cost
2*1*'*2 Sa,es
2*1*'*( Acco+nts #ecei-a;,es/"a.a;,es
2*2 S.ste!s1 P#ocesses an2 O"e#ations
2*2*1 8no=,e2ge in 2i00e#ent !anage!ent "#actices an2
o"e#ationa, "#oce2+#es
2*( Aa,+es
2*(*1 Sa0et. conscio+sness
2*(*2 Ti!e conscio+sness an2 !anage!ent
2*(*( Cost conscio+sness
2*(*' P#ecision
(* Un2e#"inning
S>i,,s
(*1 A;i,it. to "e#0o#! ;asic ca,c+,ation
(*2 Co!!+nicate e00ecti-e,.
'* Met:o2 o0
Assess!ent
Co!"etenc. in t:is +nit !+st ;e assesse2 t:#o+g:@
'*1 P#actica, 2e!onst#ation
'*2 9#itten e?a!ination
%* Reso+#ce
I!",ications
%*1 Re,e-ant too,s an2 e/+i"!ent 0o# ;asic ca,c+,ation
%*2 Reco!!en2e2 2ata
&* Conte?t o0
Assess!ent
&*1 Assess!ent !a. occ+# in t:e =o#>",ace o# in a
si!+,ate2 =o#>",ace o# as "a#t o0 a tea! +n2e# ,i!ite2
s+"e#-ision
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CORE CO#$ETENCIES
T:is section gi-es t:e 2etai,s o0 t:e contents o0 t:e co#e +nits o0 co!"etenc.
#e/+i#e2 in Ho#tic+,t+#e NC II*
UNIT OF CO#$ETENCY 1 CON5UCT $RE-HORTICULTURAL FAR#
O$ERATIONS O$ERATIONS
UNIT CO5E 1 A)R&11171
UNIT 5ESCRI$TOR 1 T:is +nit co-e#s t:e >no=,e2ge an2 s>i,,s #e/+i#e2 to
assist in 0a#! o"e#ations inc,+2ing t:e "#e"a#ation o0
t:e too,s1 0a#! i!",e!ents an2 si!",e e/+i"!ent an2
"e#0o#! #o+tine o"e#ations*
ELE#ENTS $ERFOR#ANCE CRITERIA
1* P#e"a#e too,s1 0a#!
i!",e!ents an2
si!",e e/+i"!ent 0o#
:o#tic+,t+#a,
o"e#ations
1*1 A""#o"#iate tools+ farm implements an2 si!",e
e%uipment a#e i2enti0ie2 an2 so#te2 acco#2ing to its
+sage*
1*2 asic "#e$o"e#ati-e c:ec>ing o0 too,s1 0a#! i!",e!ents
an2 e/+i"!ent is "e#0o#!e2 in acco#2ance =it:
!an+0act+#e#3s !an+a,*
1*( Too,s =it: =ea# an2 co##osions a#e seg#egate2 an2
t#eate2 acco#2ing to !aintenance ",an an2 "#oce2+#es*
2* P#e"a#e an2 !aintain
Fa#! Faci,ities
2*1 9o#>",ace )*9*&"' an2 en-i#on!enta, i!",ications
associate2 =it: !aintenance "#oce2+#es a#e cont#o,,e2
in ,ine =it: 0a#! #e/+i#e!ents
2*2 Maintenance acti-ities a#e "e#0o#!e2 to !a?i!iBe
e00icienc. an2 e00ecti-eness o0 0aci,ities
2*( Re,e-ant in0o#!ation =it: #ega#2 to t:e !aintenance
acti-ities a#e i2enti0ie2 a#e note2 0o,,o=ing stan2a#2
"#oce2+#es

(* Sec+#e too,s1 0a#!
i!",e!ents/e/+i"!ent
an2 0aci,ities
(*1Si!",e #e"ai# an2 !o2i0ications o0 too,s1 0a#!
i!",e!ents/e/+i"!ent an2 facilities is con2+cte2
0o,,o=ing stan2a#2 "#oce2+#es*
(*2P#e-enti-e st#+ct+#es a#e insta,,e2 2+#ing inc,e!ent
=eat:e#
(*( asic "ost$o"e#ati-e c:ec>s o0 too,s1 0a#! i!",e!ents
an2 e/+i"!ent is con2+cte2 in acco#2ance =it:
!an+0act+#e#3s !an+a,
(*'Too,s1 0a#! i!",e!ents an2 e/+i"!ent a#e sto#e2
acco#2ing to a""#o-e2 "#actices*
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RANGE OF 3ARIABLES
3ARIABLE SCO$E
1* Too,s Too,s inc,+2e t:e 0o,,o=ing ;+t is not ,i!ite2 to@
• Digging too,s
• Ha#-esting too,s
• Meas+#ing too,s
2* Fa#!
i!",e!ents/Si!",e
e/+i"!ent
• 9ate# "+!"s
• Han2 t#acto#
• P,o=
• Ha##o=
• S"#a.e#
(* HaBa#2s HaBa#2s !a. inc,+2e@
• P#esence o0 =i,2,i0e in t:e =o#>",ace
• E?"os+#e to 0+!es an2 so,a# #a2iation
• A2-e#se =eat:e# con2itions
• HaBa#2o+s s+;stances ,i>e 0+e,1 g#ease an2 oi, s"i,,s
'* Faci,ities Faci,ities inc,+2e t:e 0o,,o=ing@
• P,ant N+#se#. inc,+2ing "#o"agating s:e2
• P+!" :o+se
• Mec:anica, 2#ie#
• Sto#age :o+se
• Mac:ine s:e2
• D#ainage s.ste!
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E3I5ENCE GUI5E
1* C#itica, As"ects o0
Co!"etenc.@
Assess!ent #e/+i#es e-i2ence t:at t:e can2i2ate@
1*1 P#e"a#e2 too,s1 0a#! i!",e!ents an2 si!",e e/+i"!ent
0o# :o#tic+,t+#a, o"e#ations
1*2 Pe#0o#!e2 "#e"a#ation o0 0a#! 0aci,ities 0o# :o#tic+,t+#a,
o"e#ations
1*( Sec+#e2 too,s1 0a#! i!",e!ents an2 e/+i"!ent
2* Un2e#"inning
8no=,e2ge an2 S>i,,s
2*1 Sa0et. P#actices
2*1*1* P#o"e# a"",ication o0 c:e!ica,s s+c: as 0e#ti,iBe#1
"estici2es1 =ee2ci2es1 0,o=e# in2+ce#
2*1*2 P#o"e# a"",ication +se o0 too,s1 0a#! i!",e!ents an2
e/+i"!ent*
2*2 Co!!+nication
2*2*1 P#e"a#e an2 s+;!it #e/+i#e2 #e"o#ts on a,,
:o#tic+,t+#a, acti-ities
2*( Mat:e!atics an2 Mens+#ation
2*(*1 asic !at:e!atica, o"e#ations
1*2*a*1 P#o2+ction #eco#2ing
1*2*a*2 Pe#centages an2 #ations
2*' ,+e"#int #ea2ing
2*'*1
2*% Co2es an2 Reg+,ations
2*%*1 Co!",. =it: DA1 DENR1 FPA La=s1 R+,es an2
Reg+,ations
2*& Too,s G E/+i"!ent@ Uses an2 S"eci0ications
2*&*2 Can +n2e#stan2 an2 0o,,o= inst#+ctiona, !an+a,s
2*&*( Sa0e >ee"ing o0 e/+i"!ents e-e#. a0te# +se
2*4 Mate#ia,s@ Uses an2 S"eci0ications
2*4*1 9:e#e to so+#ce goo2 /+a,it. s+"",ies1 !ate#ia,s an2
e/+i"!ent nee2e2 in t:e o"e#ation o0 t:e a/+a 0a#!
"#o<ect
2*5 S.ste!s1 P#ocesses an2 O"e#ations
2*5*1 P#og#a! o0 =o#> acti-ities a#e i!",e!ente2 as
sc:e2+,e2
2*6 Maintenance
2*6*1 Reg+,a# +">ee" o0 e/+i"!ents an2 0aci,ities
2*6*2 P#e-enti-e !aintenance s>i,,s
2*17 Aa,+es
Positi-e o+t,oo> to=a#2s =o#>
2*17*2 Possesses "#e$e!"ti-e/antici"ato#. s>i,,s
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(* Un2e#"inning S>i,,s (*1S>i,,s in si!",e 0a;#ication =o#>
(*2 Si!",e #e"ai# an2 "#e-enti-e !aintenance o0 too,s1 0a#!
i!",e!ents/e/+i"!ent*
(*( Monito#ing an2 2ata #eco#2ing
(*1 Post :a#-est :an2,ing s>i,,s
'* Met:o2 o0 Assess!ent Co!"etenc. in t:is +nit !+st ;e assesse2 t:#o+g:@
'*1Di#ect o;se#-ation an2 /+estions
'*2T:i#2 "a#t. #e"o#t
%* Reso+#ce I!",ications %*1A,, s+"",ies1 !ate#ia,s an2 e/+i"!ent nee2e2 2+#ing 0a#!
o"e#ations s:o+,2 ;e #ea2i,. a-ai,a;,e at t:e 0a#! site
%*2A,, =o#>e#s in-o,-e2 in 2i00e#ent acti-ities !+st ;e 0+,,.
o#iente2 an2 ca+tione2 on t:e 2i00e#ent s"eci0ic =o#>
acti-ities o0 t:e 0a#!
%*(Tec:nica, s+"e#-iso#s s:o+,2 :a-e s>i,,s an2 a;i,it. in t:e
s+ccess0+, i!",e!entation o0 =o#> "#og#a! acti-ities
&* Conte?t o0 Assess!ent (*%In t:e =o#>",ace o# in a si!+,ate2 =o#>",ace setting
(*&9:i,e tas>s a#e +n2e#ta>en eit:e# in2i-i2+a,,. o# as "a#t o0
a tea! +n2e# ,i!ite2 s+"e#-ision
(*4T:i#2 "a#t. #e"o#t
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UNIT OF CO#$ETENCY 1 $RO5UCE 3EGETABLES
UNIT CO5E 1 AGR611182
UNIT 5ESCRI$TOR 1 T:is +nit co-e#s t:e >no=,e2ge an2 s>i,,s #e/+i#e2 to
"#o2+ce -egeta;,es inc,+2ing t:e "#e"a#ation o0 ,an2
an2 ",anting !ate#ia,s* T:is +nit a,so inc,+2es t:e
"#o"e# g#o=ing o0 see2,ings1 t#ans",anting o0
see2,ings1 !aintaining g#o=t: o0 -egeta;,es an2
:a#-esting o0 c#o"s:
ELE#ENTS $ERFOR#ANCE CRITERIA
Italicized te#!s a#e e,a;o#ate2 in t:e Range State!ent
1* P#e"a#e ,an2 0o#
",anting
1*1 Soi, sa!",e is co,,ecte2 0o# anal!sis ;ase2 on
DA stan2a#2 an2 "#oce2+#es
1*2 T:e 0ie,2 is 177H c,ea#e2 an2 ",o=e2 =it:
a,te#nate :a##o=ing "#io# to 0ina, ,e-e,ing
1*( A""#o"#iate 0a#! i!",e!ents an2 e/+i"!ent
a#e c:osen an2 +se2 ;ase2 on #e/+i#e!ents
1*' Sa0et. "#eca+tions in o"e#ating 0a#! too,s an2
e/+i"!ent a#e o;se#-e2 "e# stan2a#2 o"e#ating
"#oce2+#es
2* )#o= See2,ings 2*1 )oo2 %ualit! seeds a#e "#oc+#e2
2*2 eed testing is con2+cte2 to 2ete#!ine t:e
"e#centage ge#!ination o0 t:e see2stoc> in
acco#2ance =it: t:e stan2a#2 "#oce2+#es
2*( oil #omponents an2 "#o"o#tion o0 2i00e#ent
g#o=ing !e2ia a#e i2enti0ie2 an2 !i?e2
acco#2ing to t:e #atio an2 "#o"o#tions !entione2
in t:e #ange o0 -a#ia;,es
2*' )#o=ing !e2ia a#e sterilized to "#e-ent t:e attac>
o0 soi, ;o#ne o#ganis! in acco#2ance =it: t:e
stan2a#2 "#oce2+#es s"eci0ie2 in t:e Aegeta;,e
P#o2+ction Man+a, DAPME
2*% See2s a#e so=n in t#a. co!"a#t!ents ;ase2 on
#eco!!en2e2 see2ing #ate o0 one see2 "e#
co!"onent
2*& See2,ings a#e "#o"e#,. =ate#e2 in acco#2ance
=it: "#oce2+#es set in t:e APM
2*4 Rig:t >in2 an2 a!o+nt o0 0e#ti,iBe# a"",ie2 in
acco#2ance =it: "#oce2+#es set in t:e APM
2*5 Rig:t >in2 an2 a!o+nt o0 "estici2es s"#a.e2 in
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acco#2ance =it: "#oce2+#es set in t:e APM
2*6 See2,ings a#e :a#2ene2 "#io# to ",anting to
ens+#e a goo2 :ea2 sta#t ;ase2 on t:e a""#o-e2
c+,t+#a, "#actices 2esc#i;e2 in t:e Aegeta;,e
P#o2+ction Man+a,
(* T#ans",ant see2,ings (*1 Fe#ti,iBe# !ate#ia,s a#e a"",ie2 ;ase2 on t:e
#es+,t o0 soi, ana,.sis
(*2 See2,ings a#e t#ans",ante2 0o,,o=ing t:e
#eco!!en2e2 2istance o0 ",anting 0o# 2i00e#ent
-egeta;,e c#o"s as s"eci0ie2 in t:e Aegeta;,e
P#o2+ction Man+a,
(*( Ne=,. t#ans",ante2 see2,ings a#e
=ate#e2/i##igate2 as state2 in t:e "#oce2+#es 0o#
-egeta;,e "#o2+ction
(*' 9ate#ing sc:e2+,es is 0o,,o=e2 ;ase2 on t:e
-is+a, an2 0ee, o0 t:e soi, a""#oac:
'* Maintain g#o=t: o0
-egeta;,es
'*1 Soi, is c+,ti-ate2 +sing s+ita;,e too,s an2 #aise2
at t:e ;ase2 o0 t:e ",ant
'*2 Fe#ti,iBe#s1 "estici2es an2 ot:e# c:e!ica,s a#e
a"",ie2 in acco#2ance =it: FPA )+i2e,ines an2
"o,icies
'*( Rig:t irrigation s!stem se,ecte2 an2 insta,,e2
in t:e 0ie,2
'*' E00ecti-e control measures is 2ete#!ine2 on
s"eci0ic "est an2 2iseases as 2esc#i;e2 in t:e
Aegeta;,e P#o2+ction Man+a,
'*% A,, !issing :i,,s a#e #e",ante2 to !aintain t:e
2esi#e2 ",ant "o"+,ation o0 t:e a#ea
'*& S+ita;,e mulching materials a#e +se2
'*4 Fe#ti,iBe# is a"",ie2 in :o,es an2 co-e#e2 =it:
soi, in acco#2ance =it: "#oce2+#es on APM
'*5 Sa0e :an2,ing o0 c:e!ica,s is st#ict,. o;se#-e2
in acco#2ance =it: "#oce2+#es on APM
%* Ha#-est c#o"s %*1 3aturit! indices o0 2i00e#ent -egeta;,e c#o"s
a#e "#o"e#,. 2ete#!ine2 ;ase2 on !at+#it. in2e?
c,assi0ication o0 -egeta;,es
%*2 A""#o"#iate :a#-esting too,s an2 !ate#ia,s a#e
+se2 to a-oi2 in0ecting 2a!age to c#o"s
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RANGE OF 3ARIABLES
3ARIABLE SCO$E
1* Ana,.sis Soi, sa!",es can ;e ana,.Be2 t:#o+g:@
1*1 Soi, Testing 8it DST8E
1*2 Soi, La;o#ato#. Ana,.sis
2* Q+a,it. see2s C:a#acte#istics o0 goo2 /+a,it. see2s@
2*1 Da!age 0#ee
2*2* T#+e$to$t."e
2*( Aia;i,it.
2*' F#ee 0#o! !i?t+#e
2*% F#ee 0#o! see2$;o#ne 2isease
(* See2 Testing@ See2 testing !et:o2s inc,+2e@
(*1 Rag 2o,, !et:o2
(*2 Pet#i 2is:
(*( See2 ;e2/see2;o?
'* Soi, Co!"onents Soi, !e2ia co!"onents inc,+2e@
'*1 )#a2en soi,1 1 "a#t
'*2 Sie-e2 san2 1 "a#t
'*( Co!"ost 1 "a#t
'*' Sa=2+st/#ice:+,, 1 "a#t
%* Ste#i,iBe2 )#o=ing !e2ia can ;e ste#i,iBe2 ;. !eans o0@
%*1 Heat t#eat!ent
%*2 C:e!ica, t#eat!ent
&* I##igation
S.ste!@
I##igation s.ste! inc,+2e@
&*1 O-e# :ea2
&*1*1 Mist
&*1*2 S"#in>,e#
&*2 S+#0ace I##igation
&*2*1 F+##o= i##igation
&*2*2 D#i" i##igation
&*2*( S+;$s+#0ace i##igation
4* Cont#o,
Meas+#es
Cont#o, !eas+#es inc,+2e@
4*1 io,ogica,
4*2 C:e!ica,
4*( Mec:anica,
4*' Integ#ate2 Pest Manage!ent
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4*% P:.sica,
4*&
5* M+,c:ing
Mate#ia,s
5*1 Po,.et:e,ene ",astic 0i,!
5*2 Rice st#a=
5*( C+t g#asses
6* Mat+#it. In2ices Mat+#it. in2ices inc,+2es@
6*1 Te?t+#a, "#o"e#ties
6*1*1 Fi#!ness
6*1*2 Ten2e#ness
6*1*( To+g:ness
6*2 Co,o#
6*2*1 E?te#na,
6*2*2 Inte#na,
6*( SiBe
6*' Co!"ositiona, 0acto#s
6*'*1 Aci2 content
6*'*2 C+ice content
6*% S:a"e
6*& S"eci0ic g#a-it. e*g* 0,otation tec:ni/+e
6*4 S+#0ace St#+ct+#e
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E3I5ENCE GUI5E
1* C#itica, As"ects o0
Co!"etenc.
Assess!ent #e/+i#es e-i2ence t:at t:e can2i2ate@
1*1 P#e"a#e2 t:e ,an2 t:#o#o+g:,.
1*2 Se,ecte2 /+a,it. ",anting !ate#ia,s
1*( Dete#!ine2 co!"onents an2 "#o"o#tion o0 g#o=ing
!e2ia
1*' P#o2+ce2 /+a,it. see2,ings
1*% Ca,c+,ate2 0e#ti,iBe#s an2 "estici2es #e/+i#e!ents
acc+#ate,.
1*& Diagnose2 "est an2 2iseases an2 a"",ie2 a""#o"#iate
"#eca+tiona#. an2 cont#o, !eas+#es
1*4 Ha#-este2 c#o"s "#o"e#,.
2* Un2e#"inning
8no=,e2ge an2
Attit+2es
2*1 S.ste!s1 P#ocesses an2 O"e#ations
2*1*1 8no=,e2ge in ",ant "#o"agation
2*1*2 P#o0icienc. in "#oc+#e!ent o0 stoc> ",ants
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2*1*( 8no=,e2ge in 2i00e#ent c+,t+#a, !anage!ent "#actices
o0 -egeta;,e "#o2+ction
&*2 Too,s1 e/+i"!ent an2 inst#+!ent s"eci0ication an2 +ses
2*2*1 Pa#ts an2 0+nctions o0 s"eci0ic too,s an2 e/+i"!ent
&*( Mat:e!atics an2 Mens+#ation
2*(*1 asic !at:e!atica, o"e#ations
2*(*2 Pe#centage an2 "a#ts "e# ""!
2*(*( Unit con-e#sion
2*(*' asic acco+nting "#inci",es an2 "#oce2+#es
&*' Co!!+nication
2*'*1 P#e"a#ation o0 !onito#ing #e"o#ts
2*'*2 Doc+!entation o0 n+#se#. o"e#ations
&*% Sa0et. "#actices
2*%*1 8no=,e2ge in :an2,ing o0 c:e!ica,s
2*%*2 8no=,e2ge in :an2,ing o0 0e#ti,iBe#s
2*%*( 8no=,e2ge on "#o"e# +se o0 c+tting too,s
&*& Maintenance
2*&*1 8no=,e2ge on "#o"e# s:a#"ness o0 c+tting too,s
2*&*2 T:e +se o0 ca,i;#ation "#inci",es
2*&*( Use o0 a""#o"#iate s+"",ies an2 !ate#ia,s
&*4 Co2es an2 Reg+,ations
2*4*1 TQM an2 ot:e# ag#ic+,t+#a, s.ste!s "#inci",e ISO
2*4*2 9it:in t:e co2es an2 #eg+,ations set ;. +#ea+ o0 P,ant
In2+st#.
&*5 Mate#ia,s@ Uses an2 S"eci0ications
2*5*1 A""#o"#iate +se o0 o00ice s+"",ies ,i>e ;on2 "a"e#1
"ente, "ens
2*5*2 Use o0 -a#io+s 0a#! i!",e!ents
&*6 Aa,+es
2*6*1 Sa0et. conscio+sness
2*6*2 Ti!e conscio+sness an2 !anage!ent
2*6*( Reso+#ce0+,ness
2*6*' Cost conscio+sness
2*6*% Di,igence
2*6*& Dete#!ination
2*6*4 o;se#-es :.giene
2 Un2e#"inning S>i,,s (*1 asic !at:e!atica, s>i,,s
(*2 S>i,,s in "#e"a#ation o0 #e"o#ts
(*( O#a, an2 =#itten co!!+nication
( Met:o2 o0
Assess!ent
Co!"etenc. in t:is +nit !+st ;e assesse2 t:#o+g:@
&*1 Di#ect o;se#-ation an2 /+estioning o0 t:e t#ainee
&*2 T:i#2 Pa#t. Re"o#t
&*( 9#itten E?a!ination
' Reso+#ce
I!",ications
T:e 0o,,o=ing #eso+#ces MUST ;e "#o-i2e2@
&*1 Aegeta;,e 0a#!
&*2 Too,s an2 e/+i"!ent essentia, to -egeta;,e "#o2+ction
&*( T#aine2/ta!e2 =o#> ani!a,s
&*' S+"",ies an2 !ate#ia,s a""#o"#iate to 2i00e#ent c+,t+#a,
"#actices
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&*% P#otecti-e c,ot:ing e/+i"!ent an2 !ate#ia,s
% Conte?t o0
Assess!ent
&*1 Assess!ent !a. occ+# in an a""#o"#iate,. si!+,ate2
en-i#on!ent t:#o+g: TESDA acc#e2ite2 assess!ent
cente#s
&*2 Ag#ic+,t+#a, Sc:oo,s Fa#! La;o#ato#.
&*( P#i-ate 0a#!s
&*' 9o#>",ace
UNIT OF CO#$ETENCY 1 $RO5UCE FRUIT-BEARING CRO$S
UNIT CO5E 1 AGR611183
UNIT 5ESCRI$TOR 1 T:is +nit co-e#s t:e >no=,e2ge an2 s>i,,s #e/+i#e2 to
"#o2+ce 0#+it$;ea#ing c#o"s inc,+2ing t:e se,ection
an2 "#e"a#ation o0 site* T:is +nit a,so inc,+2es t:e
"#o"e# g#o=ing o0 see2,ings1 t#ans",ant o0 see2,ings1
g#o=ing o0 t#ees an2 :a#-esting o0 0#+its*
ELE#ENTS $ERFOR#ANCE CRITERIA
Italicized te#!s a#e e,a;o#ate2 in t:e Range State!ent
1* Se,ect an2 "#e"a#e
site 0o# ",anting
,-, Site is assesse2 in te#!s o0 its a;i,it. to 0#+it$;ea#ing c#o"
"#o2+ction ;ase2 on se-e#a, factors =:ic: a#e e,a;o#ate2
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in t:e #ange o0 -a#ia;,es
,-. Site is 177H c,ea#e21 ",o=e2 an2 :a##o=e2
,-/ Site is ,ai2 o+t an2 sta>e2 in acco#2ance =it: t:e 2esi#e2
planting s!stem
,-0 Ho,es a#e 2+g eno+g: to acco!!o2ate t:e #oots =it:o+t
o-e#c#o=2ing
2* )#o= see2,ings .-, 4rowing media components a#e gat:e#e2 an2 !i?e2
acco#2ing to t:e 2esi#e2 "#o"o#tions
.-. See2 ge#!ination is :astene2 t:#o+g: seed treatment
.-/ agging o"e#ation is "e#0o#!e2 in acco#2ance =it:
Ho#tic+,t+#a, Man+a,
.-0 See2s a#e so=n in in2i-i2+a, "ots
(* T#ans",ant
see2,ings
/-, asa, 0e#ti,iBe# is a"",ie2 at t:e #ate o0 %$17 g#a!s "e# t#ee
/-. See2,ings a#e ",ante2 =it:o+t !a>ing t:e soi, c#+!;,e
/-/ Root s.ste! is =e,, co-e#e2 ;. to" soi,
/-0 Ne=,. ",ante2 see2,ings a#e t:o#o+g:,. =ate#e2 as state2 in
t:e Ho#tic+,t+#a, Man+a,
/-1 To" "#+ning is 2one to a-oi2 #a"i2 t#ans"i#ation 0o,,o=ing t:e
"#oce2+#es in t:e Ho#tic+,t+#a, Man+a,
'* )#o= t#ees 0-, Fe#ti,iBe# !ate#ia,s a#e a"",ie2 ;ase2 on sc:e2+,es an2
#eco!!en2e2 #ate
0-. P#+ning is 2one +sing a""#o"#iate too,s
0-/ Ta# o# "aints a#e a"",ie2 to c+ts
0-0 F,o=e# in2+ce# is a"",ie2 0o,,o=ing t:e #ig:t >in2 an2 #ate as
i2enti0ie2 in t:e co2es an2 #eg+,ations set ;. FPA
0-1 Han2,ing o0 c:e!ica,s is in acco#2ance =it: FPA an2 DA
Co2es an2 Reg+,ations
%* Ha#-est 0#+its 1-, 3aturit! indicators a#e "#ecise,. i2enti0ie2 as 2esc#i;e2 in
Ho#tic+,t+#a, !an+a,
1-. Di00e#ent harvesting methods a#e i2enti0ie2
1-/ A""#o"#iate harvesting tools and materials a#e "#e"a#e2
RANGE OF 3ARIABLES
3ARIABLE SCO$E
1* Facto#s I!"o#tant 0acto#s to consi2e# in se,ecting t:e site@
1*1 C,i!atic #e/+i#e!ent
1*2 To"og#a":.
1*( Accessi;i,it.
1*' 9ate# s+"",.
1*% Faci,ities/a!enities
1*& Socio$econo!ic con2ition
1*4 Soi,
1*4*1 T."e
1*4*2 D#ainage
1*4*( De"t:
1*4*' Fe#ti,it./o#ganic !atte# content
1*4*% PH ,e-e,
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2* P,anting s.ste! S.ste! o0 ",anting inc,+2e@
2*1 S/+a#e
2*2 Q+inc+? o# 2iagona,
2*( He?agona, o# t#iang+,a#
2*' Conto+# s.ste!
(* )#o=ing !e2ia
co!"onents
)#o=ing !e2ia !a.;e co!"ose2 o0@
(*1 )a#2en soi, 1 "a#t
(*2 Co!"ost 1 "a#t
(*( Sa=2+st/#ice:+,, 1 "a#t
(*' Coco coi# 1 "a#t
'* See2 t#eat!ent To :asten ge#!ination1 t:e 0o,,o=ing tec:ni/+e !a. ;e
e!",o.e2@
'*1 See2 sca#i0ication
'*2 See2 st#ati0ication
%* Mat+#it. in2ices T:is inc,+2e@
%*1 Desi#a;,e siBe o0 t:e 0#+its attaine2
%*2 C:ange in co,o#
%*( P:.sica, a""ea#ance
%*' O2o#
&* Ha#-esting
!et:o2
&*1 Man+a,
&*2 Mec:aniBe2
4* Ha#-esting too,s
an2 !ate#ia,s
4*1 Pic>s
4*2 Line#s
4*( as>ets o# ",astic c#ates
E3I5ENCE GUI5E
1* C#itica, As"ects o0
Co!"etenc.
Assess!ent #e/+i#es e-i2ence t:at t:e can2i2ate@
1*1 Se,ecte2 site acco#2ing to c#ite#ia
1*2 Lai2 o+t site 0o# ",anting
1*( )#o=n see2,ings
1*' P,ante2 see2,ings
1*% Maintaine2 o#c:a#2
1*& Ha#-este2 0#+it
2* Un2e#"inning
8no=,e2ge an2
Attit+2es
2*1S.ste!s1 P#ocesses an2 O"e#ations
2*1*1 8no=,e2ge in ",ant "#o"agation
2*1*2 See2 testing
2*1*( )e#!ination "#ocess
2*1*' S.ste! o0 ",anting
2*1*% A"",ication o0 0e#ti,iBe#
2*1*& Cont#o, o0 "ests an2 2iseases
2*1*4 F,o=e# in2+ction
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2*2Mat:e!atics an2 Mens+#ation
2*2*1 asic !at:e!atica, o"e#ation
2*2*1*1 P,ant "o"+,ation #e/+i#e!ent
2*2*1*2 Fe#ti,iBe# co!"+tation
2*2*2 Pe#centage an2 #atio
2*2*2*1 F,o=e# in2+ce# in co!;ination =it: ot:e#
c:e!ica,s
2*2*2*2 Pe#centage ge#!ination
2*(Co!!+nication
2*(*1 P#e"a#ation o0 ca,en2a# acti-ities
2*(*2 P#e"a#ation o0 "#o2+ction #e"o#ts
2*(*( P#e"a#ation o0 0inancia, #e"o#ts
2*(*' Doc+!entation o0 n+#se#. #e"o#ts
2*'Sa0e =o#> "#actices
2*'*1 8no=,e2ge in :an2,ing o0 c:e!ica,s
2*'*2 8no=,e2ge in :an2,ing o0 0e#ti,iBe#s
2*'*( 8no=,e2ge on "#o"e# +se o0 c+tting1 2igging an2
ti,,age too,s
2*%Maintenance
2*%*1 8no=,e2ge on "#o"e# s:a#"ness o0 c+tting too,s
2*%*2 T:e +se o0 ca,i;#ation "#inci",es
2*%*( Use o0 a""#o"#iate s+"",ies an2 !ate#ia,s
2*&Co2es an2 Reg+,ations
2*&*1 9it:in t:e co2es an2 #eg+,ations set ;. t:e
De"a#t!ent o0 Ag#ic+,t+#e an2 Fe#ti,iBe#s an2
Pestici2es A+t:o#it.
2*4Mate#ia,s@ Uses an2 S"eci0ications
2*4*1 Po,.et:.,ene ;ags 0o# #aising see2,ings
2*4*2 P,anting ;oa#2
2*4*( S.nt:etic 0e#ti,iBe#s
2*4*' C+tting an2 "#+ning too,s
2*4*% Use o0 -a#io+s 0a#! i!",e!ents
2*5Aa,+es
2*5*1 Di,igence
2*5*2 Ti!e conscio+sness
2*5*( Cost conscio+sness
2*5*' Pe#sistence
2*5*% H.giene conscio+sness
(* Un2e#"inning S>i,,s (*1O"e#ations o0 too,s an2 e/+i"!ent
(*2Use o0 #e,e-ant :an2 an2 "o=e# too,s
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(*(P,anning an2 "#io#itiBing =o#>
'* Met:o2 o0
Assess!ent
Co!"etenc. in t:is +nit !+st ;e assesse2 t:#o+g:@
'*1Di#ect o;se#-ation an2 /+estioning
'*2De!onst#ation
%* Reso+#ce
I!",ications
T:e 0o,,o=ing #eso+#ces MUST ;e "#o-i2e2@
%*1 Re,e-ant too,s an2 e/+i"!ent to "#o2+ce 0#+it ;ea#ing
c#o"s
%*2 Mate#ia,s #e,e-ant to t:e "#o"ose2 acti-it. an2 tas>s
%*( O#c:a#2
%*' Fa#! #eco#2s
&* Conte?t o0
Assess!ent
Assess!ent !a. occ+# in@
&*1 Sc:oo, o#c:a#2
&*2 P#i-ate 0a#!s
&*( TESDA Acc#e2ite2 Assess!ent Cente#s
UNIT OF CO#$ETENCY 1 $ERFOR# $OST HAR3EST O$ERATIONS OF
#A;OR TRO$ICAL FRUITS
UNIT CO5E 1 AGR611184
UNIT 5ESCRI$TOR 1 T:is +nit co-e#s t:e >no=,e2ge an2 s>i,,s necessa#.
to "e#0o#! "ost :a#-est o"e#ations o0 !a<o# t#o"ica,
0#+its inc,+2ing !aintain /+a,it. o0 "#o2+ce 0o#
2ist#i;+tion*
ELE#ENTS
$ERFOR#ANCE CRITERIA
Italicized te#!s a#e e,a;o#ate2 in t:e Range State!ent
1* P#e"a#e "#e F
:a#-est o"e#ation
,-, Fie,2 is "#e"a#e2 ;. -is+a, o# oc+,a#
ins"ection o0 0#+it t#ees 0o# :a#-est
,-. *bstructions 0#o! t:e 0ie,2 a#e #e!o-e2 0o#
e00icient :a#-esting
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,-/ "arvesting tools and materials a#e #ea2ie2
,-0 Record books #ega#2ing 0#+its to ;e
:a#-este2 a#e c:ec>e2
,-1 Fie,2 is 2#aine2 "#io# to :a#-est i0 necessa#.
2* Ha#-est 0#+its .-, 5ruits a#e :an2,e2 acco#2ing to t:e ;asic
"#inci",es o0 tender loving care
.-. F#+its a#e "ic>e2 0#o! t:e t#ees ;ase2 on
0acto#s an2 characteristics affecting harvest
.-/ F#+its a#e "ic>e2 =it: "ic>ing "o,es
.-0 F#+its a#e s+;<ecte2 to maturit! indices 0o#
!a?i!+! /+a,it.
.-1 F,oatation !et:o2 at 1H sa,t so,+tion 0o#
!angoes an2 "a"a.as is a"",ie2
.-2 $ost harvest treatments a#e a"",ie2
.-6 F#+its a#e co,,ecte2 =it: ;as>ets =it: ,ine#s
.-7 F#+its a#e t#i!!e2 an2 2e,ate?e2 D#e!o-e2
,ate? 0#o! 0#+itsE in acco#2ance =it: HACCP
"#inci",e
(* Con2+ct "ost :a#-est
o"e#ation
/-, Post :a#-est o"e#ations a#e i2enti0ie2 an2
co!",ete2 in ,ine =it: <o; #e/+i#e!ents
/-. Re,e-ant stan2a#2s1 c:a#ts an2 !an+a,s a#e
+se2 in i2enti0.ing a""#o"#iate "ost :a#-est o"e#ations
/-/ 5ruits a#e t#i!!e21 so#te21 sized an2 =as:e2
acco#2ing to ente#"#ise #e/+i#e!ents
/-0 A""#o"#iate "ost :a#-est e/+i"!ent is o"e#ate2
in ,ine =it: !an+0act+#e#/ente#"#ise "#oce2+#es
/-1 8amage to fruits is "#e-ente2
/-2 F#+its a#e "ac>age2 acco#2ing to -a#iet. an2
destination
/-6 F#+its a#e sto#e2 an2 stac>e2 in coo, 2#. ",ace
"#io# to 2ist#i;+tion in ,ine =it: ente#"#ise "#oce2+#es
/-7 F#+its a#e s"#in>,e2 =it: =ate# i0 necessa#. in
,ine =it: ente#"#ise "#oce2+#es
RANGE OF 3ARIABLES
3ARIABLE RANGE
1* O;st#+ctions 1*1 9ee2s
1*2 Dea2 ;#anc:es
1*( Sta>es an2 =e2ges
2* Ha#-esting too,s
an2 !ate#ia,s
2*1 Pic>ing "o,es
2*2 Co,,ecting ;as>ets =it: ,ine#s
2*( Ha#-esting c#ates =it: ,ine#
2*' Te!"o#a#. s:e2
(* Reco#2 ;oo>s It Inc,+2e #eco#2s on@
(*1 F#+it :isto#.
(*2 Fa#! ca,en2a#
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(*( Fa#! #eco#2s
'* F#+its '*1 Mangoes
'*2 Pa"a.as
%* P#inci",es o0 ten2e#
,o-ing ca#e
%*1 F#+its a#e ,i-ing o#ganis!
%*2 F#+its a#e :an2,e2 =it: e?t#a ca#e
%*( F#+its can "#o,ong s:e,0 ,i0e i0 "#o"e#,. :an2,e2
&* C:a#acte#istics
a00ecting :a#-est
&*1 Ene#g.$#e/+i#ing
&*2 Contin+e2 state o0 c:ange
&*( Hig: in =ate# content
&*' S+;<ect to attac> ;. "at:ogens an2 insects
4* Mat+#it. in2ices 4*1 Da.s a0te# 0,o=e# in2+ction
4*2 F,oatation !et:o2
4*( Ais+a, !eans
4*' P:.sica, !eans
5* Post:a#-est
t#eat!ents
5*1 Hot =ate# t#eat!ent
5*2 Aa"o# :eat t#eat!ent
6* F#+it siBes
DMangoesE
6*1 IL@ (%4 g#a!s
6*2 L@ 267$(%& g#a!s
6*( M@ 2'1$256 g#a!s
6*' S@ 167$2'7 g#a!s
6*% SS@ 1&7$156 g#a!s
17* Da!age to 0#+its 17*1 #+ising
17*2 9o+n2ing
17*( A;#asion
17*' P:.sio,ogica,
17*% Pat:o,ogica,
11* Destination 11*1 Do!estic !a#>et D#ec.c,e2 ca#tonsE
11*2 E?"o#t !a#>et Dce,,$t."e ca#tonsE
E3I5ENCE GUI5E
1* C#itica, As"ects
o0 Co!"etenc.
Assess!ent #e/+i#es e-i2ence t:at t:e can2i2ate@
1*1 P#e"a#e2 0ie,2 an2 !ate#ia,s/too,s +se2 0o# :a#-esting
1*2 I2enti0ie2 c:a#acte#istics o0 !a<o# t#o"ica, 0#+its t:at a00ect
:a#-est
1*( I2enti0ie2 an2 a"",ie2 !at+#it. in2ices =:en :a#-esting
1*' Ha#-este2 an2 :an2,e2 0#+its "#o"e#,. acco#2ing to ten2e#
,o-ing ca#e "#inci",es
1*% Maintaine2 /+a,it. o0 0#+its =:i,e 2ist#i;+tion an2 sto#age
a"",.ing consi2e#ation 0o# o"ti!+! con2ition
2* Un2e#"inning
8no=,e2ge an2
Attit+2es
2*1 Sa0et. P#actices
2*1*1 8no=,e2ge on HACCP "#inci",es
2*2 Mat:e!atics an2 Mens+#ation
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2*2*1 Meas+#e!ent o0 :+!i2it. an2 te!"e#at+#e
2*2*2 Si!",e !at:e!atica, co!"+tation
2*( Too,s G E/+i"!ent@ Uses an2 S"eci0ication
2*(*1 Use o0 !eas+#ing 2e-ices
2*(*2 O"e#ation o0 !ac:ines an2 e/+i"!ent
2*' S.ste!s1 P#ocesses an2 O"e#ations
2*'*1 I2enti0ication o0 "ost :a#-est 0aci,ities1 "#inci",es1
s.ste!1 t."es an2 c:a#acte#istics
2*'*2 P#actices in "ost :a#-est o0 0#+its
2*'*( P#inci",es an2 g+i2es in "ost :a#-est :an2,ing o0
"e#is:a;,es
2*% Aa,+es
2*%*1 E00ecti-e tea! ",a.e#
2*%*2 S!oot: Inte#"e#sona, Re,ations:i" DSIRE
2*%*( O;se#-ant o0 =o#> et:ics
(* Un2e#"inning
S>i,,s
(*1 Co!!+nicating i2eas an2 in0o
(*2 P,anning an2 o#ganiBing acti-ities
(*( Co,,ecting1 ana,.Bing1 o#ganiBing i2eas an2 in0o#!ation
(*' P#o"e# +se o0 too,s an2 e/+i"!ent
(*% Maintain /+a,it. o0 sto#e2 co!!o2ities
(*& P:.sica, ana,.sis o0 /+a,it. 0#+its
'* Met:o2 o0
Assess!ent
Co!"etenc. in t:is +nit !+st ;e assesse2 t:#o+g:@
'*1 Di#ect o;se#-ation an2 /+estioning
'*2 De!onst#ation
%* Reso+#ce
I!",ications
%*1 Faci,ities an2 e/+i"!ent a""#o"#iate 0o# "ost:a#-est o0 0#+its
%*2 S+"",ies an2 !ate#ia,s contingent to !ac:ines
%*( Pac>ing :o+ses an2 sto#age 0aci,ities
&* Conte?t o0
Assess!ent
Assess!ent !a. occ+# in@
&*1 P#i-ate 0a#!s
&*2 Sc:oo, o#c:a#2
&*( TESDA Acc#e2ite2 Assess!ent Cente#s
UNIT OF CO#$ETENCY 1 $ERFOR# $OST HAR3EST O$ERATIONS OF
#A;OR LO6LAN5 AN5 SE#I- TE#$ERATE
3EGETABLE CRO$S
UNIT CO5E 1 AGR611185
UNIT 5ESCRI$TOR 1 T:is +nit co-e#s t:e >no=,e2ge1 s>i,,s an2 attit+2es
necessa#. to "e#0o#! "ost:a#-est o"e#ations o0 !a<o#
,o=,an2 -egeta;,es se!i$te!"e#ate -egeta;,es
inc,+2ing t:e !aintenance o0 /+a,it. "#o2+ce 0o#
2ist#i;+tion*
ELE#ENTS
$ERFOR#ANCE CRITERIA
Italicized te#!s a#e e,a;o#ate2 in t:e Range State!ent
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1* P#e"a#e 0o# :a#-est 1*1Fie,2 is -isite2 0o# -is+a, o# oc+,a# ins"ection o0
-egeta;,e c#o"s 0o# :a#-est
1*2*bstructions 0#o! t:e 0ie,2 a#e #e!o-e2 0o#
e00icient :a#-esting
1*("arvesting tools and materials a#e #ea2ie2
1*'Record books #ega#2ing -egeta;,e c#o"s to ;e
:a#-este2 a#e c:ec>e2
1*%Fie,2 is 2#aine2 "#io# to :a#-est i0 necessa#.
2* Ha#-est 0#es: "#o2+ce .-,Aegeta;,es a#e :an2,e2 acco#2ing to t:e ;asic
principles of tender loving care
.-.Aegeta;,es a#e "ic>e2 ;ase2 on factors of
maximum %ualit! harvest
.-/Aegeta;,es a#e gat:e#e2 ;ase2 on maturit!
indices o0 2i00e#ent >in2s o0 -egeta;,es
.-0Aegeta;,es a#e co,,ecte2 +sing ;as>ets =it: ,ine#
.-1Aegeta;,es a#e stac>e2 +n2e# te!"o#a#. s:e2 as
"#esc#i;e2 =it: t:e g+i2e,ines
(* Con2+ct "ost:a#-est
o"e#ations
(*1Post:a#-est o"e#ations a#e i2enti0ie2 an2 co!",ete2
in ,ine =it: <o; #e/+i#e!ents
(*2Re,e-ant stan2a#2s1 c:a#ts an2 !an+a,s a#e +se2
in i2enti0.ing a""#o"#iate "ost:a#-est o"e#ations
(*(Aegeta;,es a#e t#i!!e21 so#te21 siBe2 an2 =as:e2
acco#2ing to ente#"#ise #e/+i#e!ents
(*'A""#o"#iate "ost:a#-est e/+i"!ent is o"e#ate2 in
,ine =it: !an+0act+#e#/ente#"#ise "#oce2+#es
(*%8amage to vegetables is "#e-ente2
(*&Aegeta;,es a#e "ac>age2 acco#2ing to variet! an2
2estination
(*4Aegeta;,es a#e sto#e2 an2 stac>e2 in coo, 2#. ",ace
"#io# to 2ist#i;+tion in ,ine =it: ente#"#ise
"#oce2+#es
(*5Aegeta;,es a#e s"#in>,e2 =it: =ate# i0 necessa#. in
,ine =it: ente#"#ise "#oce2+#es
RANGE OF 3ARIABLES
3ARIABLE SCO$E
1* O;st#+ctions 1*1 9ee2s
1*2 +s:es
2* Ha#-esting too,s an2
!ate#ia,s
2*1 Pic>ing >ni0e
2*2 Co,,ecting ;as>ets =it: ,ine#s
2*( Ha#-esting c#ates =it: ,ine#
2*' Te!"o#a#. s:e2
(* Reco#2 ;oo>s It inc,+2es #eco#2s on@
(*1 C#o" :isto#.
(*2 C#o""ing ca,en2a#
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(*( Fa#! #eco#2s
'* P#inci",es o0 ten2e#
,o-ing ca#e
'*1 Aegeta;,es a#e ,i-ing o#ganis!
'*2 Aegeta;,es a#e :an2,e2 =it: e?t#a ca#e
'*( S:e,0 ,i0e o0 -egeta;,es a#e "#o,onge2 =:en
:an2,e2 =it: ca#e
%* Facto#s o0 !a?i!+!
/+a,it. :a#-est
%*1 Ene#g.$#e/+i#ing
%*2 Contin+e2 state o0 c:ange
%*( Hig: in =ate# content
%*' S+;<ect to attac> ;. "at:ogens an2 insects
&* Mat+#it. in2ices &*1 Da.s a0te# ",anting/see2ing
&*2 Ais+a, !eas+#es Dco,o#1 siBe1 c:ange in
a""ea#anceE
&*( P:.sica, !eas+#es D0ee,1 0o#!1 goo21 s!a,,E
4* Aa#iet. 4*1 Ma<o# ,o=,an2
4*1*1 Egg",ant
4*1*2 To!ato
4*1*( itte# go+#2
4*2 Se!i$te!"e#ate
4*2*1 Ca##ots
4*2*2 Ca;;age
4*2*( Potatoes
5* Da!age to -egeta;,es 5*1 #+ising
5*2 9o+n2ing
5*( A;#asion
E3I5ENCE GUI5E
1* C#itica, As"ects o0
Co!"etenc.
Assess!ent #e/+i#es e-i2ence t:at t:e can2i2ate@
1*1P#e"a#e2 t:e 0ie,2 an2 !ate#ia,s/too,s 0o# :a#-est
1*2I2enti0ie2 an2 a"",ie2 0acto#s a00ecting :a#-est o"e#ations
,i>e c:a#acte#istics o0 -egeta;,es1 !at+#it. in2ices1 an2
consi2e#ation 0o# "#o"e# :a#-esting
1*(I2enti0ie2 an2 a"",ie2 t#i!!ing1 =as:ing1 c+#ing an2
g#a2ing o"e#ations
1*'Ha#-este2 an2 :an2,e2 -egeta;,es acco#2ing to ten2e#
,o-ing ca#e
2* Un2e#"inning
8no=,e2ge an2
Attit+2es
2*1 Sa0et. P#actices
2*1*1 8no=,e2ge o0 HACCP "#inci",es
2*2 Mat:e!atics an2 Mens+#ation
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2*2*1 Meas+#e!ent o0 o?.gen1 CO21 et:.,ene1 :+!i2it.
2*2*2 Si!",e !at:e!atica, co!"+tation
2*( Too,s G E/+i"!ent@ Uses an2 S"eci0ication
2*(*1 O"e#ation o0 !ac:ines an2 e/+i"!ent1 0aci,ities ,i>e
g#a2e#s1 so#te#s1 "ac>ing !ac:ines
2*(*2 Use o0 !eas+#ing 2e-ices ,i>e o?.gen1 CO21
et:.,ene !ete#s1 :.g#o!ete#
2*' S.ste!s1 P#ocesses an2 O"e#ations
2*'*1 I2enti0ication o0 "ost:a#-est 0aci,ities1 "#inci",es1
s.ste!1 t."es an2 c:a#acte#istics
2*'*2 P#actices in "ost:a#-est o0 ,o=,an2 an2 se!i$
te!"e#ate -egeta;,es
2*'*( P#inci",es an2 g+i2es in "ost:a#-est :an2,ing o0
"e#is:a;,e
2*% Aa,+es
2*%*1 E00ecti-e tea! ",a.e#
2*%*2 S!oot: Inte#"e#sona, Re,ations:i" DSIRE
2*%*( O;se#-ant o0 =o#> et:ics
(* Un2e#"inning
S>i,,s
(*1 9#itten co!!+nication s>i,,s #e/+i#e2 to !a>e si!",e
#e"o#ts an2 #eco#2s
(*2 P,anning an2 o#ganiBing s>i,,s 0o# 2ai,. tas>s an2
acti-ities
(*( S>i,,s in co,,ecting1 ana,.Bing1 an2 o#ganiBing i2eas an2
in0o#!ation
(*' S>i,,s in t:e +se o0 !eas+#ing inst#+!ent an2 2e-ice
s+c: as@ t:e#!o!ete#s1 sea,e#s1 =eig:ing ;a,ance1
o?.gen an2 CO2 !ete#s an2 :.g#o!ete#
(*% S>i,,s in t:e +se an2 o"e#ation o0 "ost:a#-est e/+i"!ent
an2 0aci,ities ,i>e g#a2e#s1 so#te#s1 "ac>ing :o+se1
c+tte#s/t#i!!e#1 =as:ing e/+i"!ent1 0o#>,i0t
(*&* S>i,,s in #e0e##ing to stan2a#2 ta;,e an2 c:a#ts ,i>e
!at+#it. in2ices c:a#t1 sto#age #e/+i#e!ents
'* Met:o2 o0
Assess!ent
Co!"etenc. in t:is +nit !+st ;e assesse2 t:#o+g:@
'*1 Di#ect o;se#-ation an2 /+estioning
'*2 De!onst#ation
%* Reso+#ce
I!",ications
T:e 0o,,o=ing #eso+#ces MUST ;e "#o-i2e2@
%*1 Faci,ities an2 e/+i"!ent a""#o"#iate 0o# "ost:a#-est o0
,o=,an2 an2 se!i$te!"e#ate -egeta;,es
%*2 Re,e-ant in2+st#. #eg+,ation an2 co2es o0 "#actice
&* Conte?t o0
Assess!ent
&*1 Assess!ent/e-a,+ation !a. occ+# in an a""#o"#iate,.
si!+,ate2 en-i#on!ent t:#o+g: TESDA acc#e2ite2
assess!ent cente#s =it: a""#o"#iate ,a;o#ato#ies an2
testing e/+i"!ent an2 0aci,ities
&*2 P#i-ate Fa#!s
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SECTION 3 TRAINING STAN5AR5S
T:ese g+i2e,ines a#e set to "#o-i2e t:e Tec:nica, an2 Aocationa, E2+cation an2
T#aining DTAETE "#o-i2e#s =it: in0o#!ation an2 ot:e# i!"o#tant #e/+i#e!ents to
consi2e# =:en 2esigning t#aining "#og#a!s 0o# HORTICULTURE NC--:
3:1 CURRICULU# 5ESIGN
Co+#se Tit,e@ HORTICULTURE Le-e,@ NC II
No!ina, T#aining Ho+#s@ 1<448 Ho,&'
Co+#se Desc#i"tion@
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T:is co+#se is 2esigne2 to en:ance t:e >no=,e2ge1 2esi#a;,e s>i,,s an2 attit+2es o0
Ho#tic+,t+#e NC,, in acco#2ance =it: in2+st#. stan2a#2s* It co-e#s co#e co!"etencies in
producing vegetable crops, fruits bearing crops, performing post-harvest operations of
major tropical fruits, and post-harvest operations for major lowland and semi-temperate
vegetable crops*
BASIC CO#$ETENCIES
Uit o.
Co/%etec=
Le*&i4 O,tco/e' #et)o"o-o4=
A''e''/et
A%%&o*c)
1* Pa#tici"ate in
=o#>",ace
co!!+nication
1*1 O;tain an2 con-e.
=o#>",ace in0o#!ation*
1*2 Co!",ete #e,e-ant =o#>
#e,ate2 2oc+!ents*
1*( Pa#tici"ate in =o#>",ace
!eeting an2 2isc+ssion*
)#o+"
2isc+ssion
Inte#action
De!onst#ation
O;se#-ation
Inte#-ie=s/
/+estioning
2* 9o#> in a tea!
en-i#on!ent
2*1 Desc#i;e an2 i2enti0.
tea! #o,e an2
#es"onsi;i,it. in a tea!*
2*2 Desc#i;e =o#> as a tea!
!e!;e#*
Disc+ssion
Inte#action
De!onst#ation
O;se#-ation
Inte#-ie=s/
/+estioning
(* P#actice ca#ee#
"#o0essiona,is!
(*1 Integ#ate "e#sona,
o;<ecti-es =it:
o#ganiBationa, goa,s*
(*2 Set an2 !eet =o#>
"#io#ities*
(*( Maintain "#o0essiona,
g#o=t: an2 2e-e,o"!ent*
Disc+ssion
Inte#action
De!onst#ation
O;se#-ation
Inte#-ie=s/
/+estioning
'* P#actice
occ+"ationa,
:ea,t: an2
sa0et.
'*1 E-a,+ate :aBa#2 an2
#is>s
'*2 Cont#o, :aBa#2s an2 #is>s
'*( Maintain occ+"ationa,
:ea,t: an2 sa0et.
a=a#eness
Disc+ssion
P,ant to+#
S.!"osi+!
O;se#-ation
Inte#-ie=
CO##ON CO#$ETENCIES
Unit of Competency Learning Outcomes Methodology
Assessment
Approach
1* A"",. sa0et.
!eas+#es in
0a#! o"e#ations
1*1* Dete#!ine a#eas o0
conce#n 0o# sa0et.
!eas+#es
1*2* A"",. a""#o"#iate sa0et.
!eas+#es
1*(* Sa0e>ee"/!aintain/
2is"ose too,s1 !ate#ia,s
an2 o+t0it*
Se,0$"ace2/!o2+,a#
Lect+#e/Disc+ssion
Inte#action
P#actica,
De!onst#ation
Aisit/to+#
O#a,/9#itten
Inte#-ie=s
Di#ect
O;se#-ation
P#actica,
De!onst#ation
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2* Use 0a#! too,s
an2 e/+i"!ent
2*1* P#e"a#e an2 +se 0a#!
too,s
2*2* P#e"a#e an2 o"e#ate
0a#! e/+i"!ent
2*(* Pe#0o#! "#e-enti-e
!aintenance
"#oce2+#es/"#actices
Se,0$"ace2/!o2+,a#
Lect+#e/Disc+ssion
Inte#action
P#actica,
De!onst#ation
Aisit/to+#
O#a,/9#itten
Inte#-ie=s
Di#ect
O;se#-ation
P#actica,
De!onst#ation
(* Pe#0o#!
esti!ation an2
;asic ca,c+,ation
(*1* Pe#0o#! esti!ation
(*2* Pe#0o#! ;asic =o#>",ace
ca,c+,ation
(*(* A"",. co##ecti-e
!eas+#es as necessa#.
Se,0$"ace2/!o2+,a#
Lect+#e/Disc+ssion
Inte#action
P#actica, E?e#cise
O#a,/9#itten
e?a!ination
P#actica,
e?e#cise
CORE CO#$ETENCIES
Unit of Competency Learning Outcomes Methodology
Assessment
Approach
1* Con2+ct "#e$
:o#tic+,t+#a,
0a#!
o"e#ations
1*1* En+!e#ate an2 e?",ain t:e
#easons 0o# a"",.ing
c:e!ica,s s+c: as 0e#ti,iBe#1
"estici2es1 =ee2ci2es1 0,o=e#
in2+ce#s
1*2* A"",. t:e "#oce2+#es in
+sing 0e#ti,iBe#s1 "estici2es1
=ee2ci2es1 0,o=e# in2+ce#s
1*(* En+!e#ate an2 e?",ain t:e
0+nction o0 too,s1 0a#!
De!onst#ation
D+a, t#aining
In2i-i2+a, Se,0$
"ace2 ,ea#ning
Lect+#e
9#itten
e?a!ination
De!onst#ation
o0 "#actica,
s>i,,s
Di#ect
o;se#-ation
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i!",e!ents an2 e/+i"!ent
1*'* En+!e#ate an2 e?",ain t:e
a"",ica;,e DA1 DENR1 FPA
,a=s co2es an2 #eg+,ations in
:o#tic+,t+#a, o"e#ations
1*%* Pe#0o#! "#e$o"e#ati-e
c:ec>s on too,s1 0a#!
i!",e!ents an2 e/+i"!ent
1*&* C,ean an2 assist in t:e
#e"ai# o0 too,s1 0a#!
i!",e!ents1 e/+i"!ent an2
0aci,ities
1*4* Assists in 0a#! in-ento#.
t:#o+g: 2ata co,,ection an2
#eco#2ing
1*5* Assist in -a#io+s :o#tic+,t+#a,
o"e#ations as "e# inst#+ction
1*6* Pe#0o#! "ost$o"e#ati-e
c:ec>s on too,s1 0a#!
i!",e!ents an2 e/+i"!ent
1*17* Sec+#e too,s1 0a#!
i!",e!ents1 e/+i"!ent an2
0aci,ities
Inte#-ie=
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2 P#o2+ce
Aegeta;,e
C#o"s
2*1 Co,,ect soi, sa!",es 0o# soi,
ana,.sis
2*2 Con2+ct oi, ana,.sis
2*( Inte#"#et t:e #es+,t o0 soi,
ana,.sis
2*' C:oose an2 +se #ig:t 0a#!
i!",e!ents an2 e/+i"!ent
2*% C,ea#1 ",o= an2 :a##o= o0 t:e
a#ea
2*& O;se#-e sa0et. "#eca+tions in
o"e#ating 0a#! too,s an2
e/+i"!ent
2*4 P#oc+#e an2 se,ect goo2
/+a,it. see2s
2*5 Con2+ct see2 testing
2*6 I2enti0. an2 !i? co!"onents
an2 "#o"o#tion o0 2i00e#ent
g#o=ing !e2ia
2*17 Ste#i,iBe g#o=ing !e2ia
2*11 So= see2s in t#a.
co!"a#t!ents
2*12 Pe#0o#! "#e$c+,t+#a,
!anage!ent "#actices
2*1( A"",. 0e#ti,iBe#s ;ase2 on t:e
#es+,t o0 soi, ana,.sis
2*1' Insta,, !+,c:ing !ate#ia,s
2*1% T#ans",ant see2,ings 0o,,o=ing
t:e #ig:t #eco!!en2ation
2*1& Pe#0o#! "ost$",anting ca#e on
ne=,. t#ans",ante2 see2,ings
2*14 A"",. "#o"e# c+,ti-ation
!et:o2 0o# "a#tic+,a# c#o"
2*15 A"",. 0e#ti,iBe#s an2 c:e!ica,s
2*16 Se,ect an2 insta,, #ig:t
i##igation s.ste!
2*27 Dete#!ine cont#o, !eas+#es
on s"eci0ic "ests an2 2iseases
2*21 Pe#0o#! #e",anting
2*22 P#e"a#e a,, too,s1 !ate#ia,s an2
e/+i"!ent nee2e2
2*2( Dete#!ine =:en to :a#-est
;ase2 on t:e !at+#it. in2ices
2*2' Ha#-esting c#o"s +sing
a""#o"#iate !ate#ia,s an2
too,s*
De!onst#ation
D+a, t#aining
In2i-i2+a, Se,0$
"ace2 ,ea#ning
Lect+#e
9#itten
e?a!ination
De!onst#ation
o0 "#actica,
s>i,,s
Di#ect
o;se#-ation
Inte#-ie=
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( P#o2+ce
F#+it ea#ing
C#o"s
(*1 Assess t:e site in te#!s o0 its
a;i,it. to s+""o#t t#ee g#o=t:
an2 an. soi, 0acto#s t:at !ig:t
,i!it t#ee g#o=t:*
(*2 Assess t:e site 0o# 0acto#s
,i!iting s"ace a-ai,a;,e 0o#
t#ees*
(*( Assess t:e site 0o# 0acto#s
,i!iting #oot Bone -o,+!e*
(*' Sta>e t:e site acco#2ing to
",anting s.ste!*
(*% Insta,, i##igation s.ste!
acco#2ing to site$s"eci0ic
s"eci0ication*
(*& Dig :o,es to acco!!o2ate
eno+g: t:e #oots =it:o+t
o-e#c#o=2ing*
(*4 )at:e# g#o=ing !e2ia
co!"onents an2 !i?
acco#2ing to t:e 2esigne2
(*5 "#o"o#tion*
(*6 T#eat t:e see2 =it: a""#o"#iate
c:e!ica,s to :asten
ge#!ination*
(*17 Pe#0o#! ;agging o"e#ation*
(*11 So= see2s in in2i-i2+a, "ots*
(*12 A"",. ;asa, 0e#ti,iBe# =it: t:e
#eco!!en2e2 #ate "e# t#ee*
(*1( P,ant see2,ings =it:o+t
c#+!;,ing t:e soi,*
(*1' Co-e# t:e #oot s.ste! ;.
to"soi,*
(*1% 9ate# ne=,. ",ante2 see2,ings*
(*1& Pe#0o#! to" "#+ning to a-oi2
#a"i2 t#ans"i#ation*
(*14 A"",. 0e#ti,iBe#s ;ase2 on
nee2s G #eco!!en2e2 #ate*
(*15 Use a""#o"#iate too,s in
"#+ning*
(*16 A"",. ta# o# "aints to c+ts*
(*27 A"",. 0,o=e# in2+ce# =it: t:e
#ig:t >in2 G #ate*
(*21 Fo,,o= DA co2es G #eg+,ations
in :an2,ing c:e!ica,s
De!onst#ation
D+a, t#aining
In2i-i2+a, Se,0$
"ace2 ,ea#ning
Lect+#e
Inte#-ie=
9#itten
P#actica,
Di#ect
O;se#-ation
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' Pe#0o#!ing
Post$Ha#-est
O"e#ations o0
Ma<o#
T#o"ica,
F#+its*
'*1 Disc+ss t:e "#oce2+#es in
Post$Ha#-est o"e#ations in
T#o"ica, F#+its*
'*2 P#e"a#e t:e 0ie,21 !ate#ia,s1
too,s an2 e/+i"!ent 0o#
:a#-est*
'*( Ha#-est an2 :an2,e 0#+its*
'*' Maintain Q+a,it. o0 0#+its
De!onst#ation
D+a, t#aining
In2i-i2+a, Se,0$
"ace2 ,ea#ning
Lect+#e
Inte#-ie=
9#itten
P#actica,
A"",ication
DDe!oE
Di#ect
O;se#-ation
% Pe#0o#!ing
Post$Ha#-est
O"e#ations
0o# Ma<o#
Lo=,an2 an2
Se!i$
Te!"e#ate
Aegeta;,e
C#o"s
%*1 Disc+ss t:e Post$Ha#-est
o"e#ations 0o# Ma<o# Lo=,an2
an2 Se!i$Te!"e#ate
-egeta;,e c#o"s*
%*2 P#e"a#e t:e 0ie,21 !ate#ia,s1
too,s an2 e/+i"!ent 0o#
:a#-est*
%*( Ha#-est an2 :an2,e 0#es:
"#o2+ce*
%*' Maintain Q+a,it. o0 -egeta;,es*
De!onst#ation
D+a, t#aining
Se,0$Pace2
Lea#ning
Lect+#e
Inte#-ie=
9#itten
P#actica,
A"",ication
D2e!oE
Di#ect
O;se#-ation
3:2TRAINING 5ELI3ERY
T:e 2e,i-e#. o0 t#aining s:o+,2 a2:e#e to t:e 2esign o0 t:e c+##ic+,+!*
De,i-e#. s:o+,2 ;e g+i2e2 ;. t:e 17 ;asic "#inci",es o0 co!"etenc.$;ase2
TAET*
• T:e t#aining is ;ase2 on c+##ic+,+! 2e-e,o"e2 0#o! t:e co!"etenc.
stan2a#2sJ
• Lea#ning is !o2+,a# in its st#+ct+#eJ
• T#aining 2e,i-e#. is in2i-i2+a,iBe2 an2 se,0$"ace2J
• T#aining is ;ase2 on =o#> t:at !+st ;e "e#0o#!e2J
• T#aining !ate#ia,s a#e 2i#ect,. #e,ate2 to t:e co!"etenc. stan2a#2s an2
t:e c+##ic+,+! !o2+,esJ
• Assess!ent is ;ase2 in t:e co,,ection o0 e-i2ence o0 t:e "e#0o#!ance o0
=o#> to t:e in2+st#. #e/+i#e2 stan2a#2J
• T#aining is ;ase2 ;ot: on an2 o00$t:e$<o; co!"onentsJ
• A,,o=s 0o# #ecognition o0 "#io# ,ea#ning DRPLE o# c+##ent co!"etenciesJ
• T#aining a,,o=s 0o# !+,ti",e ent#. an2 e?itJ an2
• A""#o-e2 t#aining "#og#a!s a#e nationa,,. acc#e2ite2*
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T:e co!"etenc.$;ase2 TAET s.ste! #ecogniBes -a#io+s t."es o0
2e,i-e#. !o2es1 ;ot: on an2 o00$t:e$<o; as ,ong as t:e ,ea#ning is 2#i-en ;.
t:e co!"etenc. stan2a#2s s"eci0ie2 ;. t:e in2+st#.* T:e 0o,,o=ing t#aining
!o2a,ities !a. ;e a2o"te2 =:en 2esigning t#aining "#og#a!s@
• T:e 2+a,iBe2 !o2e o0 t#aining 2e,i-e#. is "#e0e##e2 an2 #eco!!en2e2*
T:+s "#og#a!s =o+,2 contain ;ot: in$sc:oo, an2 in$in2+st#. t#aining o#
0ie,2=o#> co!"onents* Detai,s can ;e #e0e##e2 to t:e D+a, T#aining
S.ste! DDTSE I!",e!enting R+,es an2 Reg+,ations*
• Mo2+,a#/se,0$"ace2 ,ea#ning is a co!"etenc.$;ase2 t#aining !o2a,it.
=:e#ein t:e t#ainee is a,,o=e2 to "#og#ess at :is o=n "ace* T:e t#aine#
0aci,itates t:e t#aining 2e,i-e#.
• Pee# teac:ing/!ento#ing is a t#aining !o2a,it. =:e#ein 0ast ,ea#ne#s a#e
gi-en t:e o""o#t+nit. to assist t:e s,o= ,ea#ne#s*
• S+"e#-ise2 in2+st#. t#aining o# on$t:e$<o; t#aining is an a""#oac: in
t#aining 2esigne2 to en:ance t:e >no=,e2ge an2 s>i,,s o0 t:e t#ainee
t:#o+g: act+a, e?"e#ience in t:e =o#>",ace to ac/+i#e s"eci0ic
co!"etencies "#esc#i;e2 in t:e t#aining #eg+,ations*
• Distance ,ea#ning is a 0o#!a, e2+cation "#ocess in =:ic: !a<o#it. o0 t:e
inst#+ction occ+#s =:en t:e st+2ents an2 inst#+cto# a#e not in t:e sa!e
",ace* Distance ,ea#ning !a. e!",o. co##es"on2ence st+2.1 o# a+2io1
-i2eo o# co!"+te# tec:no,ogies*
• P#o<ect$ase2 Inst#+ction is an a+t:entic inst#+ctiona, !o2e, o# st#ateg. in
=:ic: st+2ents ",an1 i!",e!ent an2 e-a,+ate "#o<ects t:at :a-e #ea,
=o#,2 a"",ications*
3:3 TRAINEE ENTRY RE!UIRE#ENTS
T#ainees o# st+2ents =is:ing to en#o,, in t:is co+#se s:o+,2 "ossess t:e
0o,,o=ing #e/+i#e!ents*
• A;,e to #ea2 an2 =#iteJ
• 9it: goo2 !o#a, c:a#acte#J
• A;i,it. to co!!+nicate1 ;ot: o#a, an2 =#itten
• P:.sica,,. 0it an2 !enta,,. :ea,t:. as ce#ti0ie2 ;. a P+;,ic Hea,t: O00ice#
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3:4 LIST OF TOOLS< E!UI$#ENT AN5 #ATERIALS

HORTICULTURE> NC II
Reco!!en2e2 ,ist o0 too,s1 e/+i"!ent an2 !ate#ia,s 0o# t:e t#aining o0 2%
t#ainees 0o# Ho#tic+,t+#e NC II
TOOLS EQUIPMET MATE!IALS
QT" QT" QT"
2% "cs
• o,os
2
• oot:/te!"o#a#.
s:e2
2%7
"cs*
• Ag#i ;ags1 ",astic
17 "cs
• #oo!stic>
%
• Ca#t D8a#iton G
"a#ag+sE
%77
"cs*
• a!;oo stic>
% "cs
• Ca,c+,ato#
2
• Co!;$toot: :a##o=
% "cs*
• as>et
% "cs
• Containe#
1
• Co!"+te#
% #i!s
• on2 "a"e#
% sets
• C+tting too,s
%
• C#ates
% "cs*
• Catc:ing nets
% sets
• Digging too,s
1
• D#.ing o-en
( 2oB*
• C,i"s
2 "cs
• D#.ing !ete#
1
• Fa#!/ 0ie,2
% sac>s
• Cocon+t 2+st
17 "cs
• D+,os
1
• )#een:o+se/
n+#se#.
% sac>s
• Co!"ost
% "cs
• F#+it c#ate
1
• Ha#-esting
e/+i"!ent
1 sac>
• Fe#ti,iBe#s
% sets
• Ha#-esting too,s
1
• I##igation s.ste!
Ds"#in>,e#1 !ist/ 2#i"
i##igationE
1 >it
• Fi#st ai2e s+"",ies/
!e2icine
2% "cs
• Hat
1
• Mo=e# Dg#ass
c+tte#E
%
;ott,es
• F,o=e# in2+ce#
% "cs
• 8na"sac>
s"#a.e#
1
• O-e# :ea2
"#o<ecto# DOHPE
%
;ott,es
• F+ngici2es
% sets
• 8ni0e
1
• Po#ta;,e c:ain sa=
2% "ai#s
• ),o-es
% "cs
• Lig:t :oe
1
• Post$Ha#-est
t#eat!ent
e/+i"!ent
% sac>s
• )#o=ing !e2ia
Dga#2en soi,1 se=e2
san21 co!"ost1 soi,1
!an+#e an2
sa=2+st/#iceE
2 "cs
• Moist+#e !ete#
1
• Po=e# s"#a.e#
% "cs*
• 8i,,ing ;ott,es
2 "cs
• Pet#i$2is:
1
• Rota-ato#

( "cs
• "H !ete#
1

• Se#-ice -e:ic,e % "cs*
• Ma#>ing "ens
% "cs
• Pic> !attoc>
1

• So#ting e/+i"!ent 2% "cs*
• Mas>s
% "cs
• Pic>ing >ni0e
2

2
• S"i>e toot: :a##o= % sac>s
• M+,c:ing !ate#ia,
% "cs
• P,o=
1

• Sto#age #oo! 2% !
• Hai# nets
2 sets
• P,+!;ing too,s
1

• S+#0ace i##igation
s.ste!
• Pac>aging
!ate#ia,s1 asso#te2
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% sets
• Post$Ha#-est
t#eat!ent too,s
1

1
• T#acto#/Ca#a;ao %
• Pai,
2% "cs
• P#otecti-e coat
1

• T."e=#ite#
% #i!s
• Pa"e#/;on2
2% "cs
• P#otecti-e
ga2gets
2%
• Penci,
% "cs
• P#+ning s:ee#s •
TRAINING
#ATERIALS
2%
• Pens
% "cs
• Ra>e
2%
• • #oc:+#es
%
;ott,es
• Pestici2es/
Insectici2es
17 "cs
• Scisso#s
2

• Inst#+ctiona,
s+"",ies G
!ate#ia,s
%
"ieces
• Pieces o0 c,ot:
%
• See2 ;e2
2
• Ais+a, ai2s
177
• P,astic ;ag
%
• See2,ing t#a.
%

• Re0e#ence
!ate#ia,s/oo>s
D8in2s o0 T#o"ica,
F#+itsE
1 set
• P,+!;ing s+"",ies
17
• S:o-e,
%

2
• Re0e#ence !an+a,s
D0i#st ai2e >it =it:
#e0e#ence !an+a,E
2%7
• Pots
1%
• S"#in>,e#s
%

• Data DData on
#es+,t o0 soi,
ana,.sisE
% sac>s
• P#o"agating !e2ia
Dga#2en soi,1
sa=2+st1 san21
co!"ose21 cocon+t
coi#E
2
• Ste" ,a22e#
%

• P#oce2+#a, !an+a,s
( sac>s
• Rice :+,,
2
• Sto#age
too,s/ca;inet
%
• Soi, sa!",es
ana,.sis
( #o,,s
• Ro"e1 Ds!a,,1 !e2*
La#geE
2% "cs
• T#ans",anting
too,s

( ;o?es
• R+;;e# ;an2
2% "cs
• T#o=e, •

2% "ai#s
• R+;;e# ;oots



• R+;;e# >nots



2%
sac>s
• Sac>s



• Sa!",e o0 !at+#e2
-egeta;,e c#o"s



% ;o?es
• See2 ;o?



• See2,ings1 asso#te2



2 "ac>s
"e# c#o"
• See2s



%
• Soi, a+ge#



% #o,,s
• St#ing



% ;ott,es
• Tet#aBo,i+!
c:e!ica,



• T#ans",anting
s+"",ies
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% "cs*
• Dete#gent1 ,i/+i2
an2 "o=2e# soa"



% "cs*
• #+s:
3:5 TRAINING FACILITIES
HORTICULTURE NC II
ase2 on a c,ass siBe o0 2% st+2ents/t#ainees
SPACE REQUIREMENT SI?E IN #ETERS AREA IN S!:
#ETERS
TOTAL AREA IN S!:
#ETERS
A* B,i-"i4 @%e&/*etA 147*(7
• St+2ent/T#ainee
9o#>ing S"ace
2*77 ? 2*77 "e#
st+2ent/t#ainee
'*77 "e# st+2ent 177*77
• Lea#ning Reso+#ce
Cente#
(*77 ? %*77 1%*77 1%*77
• Faci,ities/E/+i"!en
t/Ci#c+,ation D(7H
o0 teac:ing
acco!!o2ationE
(6*(7
• Sto#e Roo! '*77 ? '*77 1&*77 1&*77
* EB%e&i/et*- L*"
A&e* % s/ ! /t#ainee 12%*77 12%*77
Note@ E?"e#i!enta, a#ea =i,, c:ange acco#2ing to a-ai,a;i,it. o0 ,an2*
3:6 TRAINERCS !UALIFICATIONS FOR AGRI-FISHERY SECTOR
HORTICULTURE NC II
TRAINER QUALIFICATION DTQ IIE
• M+st ;e a :o,2e# o0 Ho#tic+,t+#e NC III o# its e/+i-a,ent
• M+st :a-e +n2e#gone t#aining on T#aining Met:o2o,og. II DTM IIE
• M+st ;e co!"+te# ,ite#ate
• M+st ;e ":.sica,,. an2 !enta,,. 0it
• LM+st :a-e at ,east 2 .ea#s <o;/in2+st#. e?"e#ience
• M+st ;e a ci-i, se#-ice e,igi;,e D0o# go-e#n!ent "osition o# a""#o"#iate
"#o0essiona, ,icense iss+e2 ;. t:e P#o0essiona, Reg+,ato#. Co!!issionE
L O"tiona,* On,. =:en #e/+i#e2 ;. t:e :i#ing instit+tion*
Re0e#ence@ TESDA oa#2 Reso,+tion No* 277' 7(
3:7 INSTITUTIONAL ASSESS#ENT
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Instit+tiona, Assess!ent is +n2e#ta>en ;. t#ainees to 2ete#!ine t:ei#
ac:ie-e!ent o0 +nits o0 co!"etenc.* A ce#ti0icate o0 ac:ie-e!ent is iss+e2 0o#
eac: +nit o0 co!"etenc.*
SECTION 4 NATIONAL ASSESS#ENT AN5 CERTIFICATION
ARRANGE#ENTS
'*1 To attain t:e Nationa, Q+a,i0ication o0 Ho#tic+,t+#e NC II1 t:e can2i2ate
!+st 2e!onst#ate co!"etence in a,, +nits ,iste2 in Section 1*
S+ccess0+, can2i2ates s:a,, ;e a=a#2e2 a Nationa, Ce#ti0icate signe2
;. t:e TESDA Di#ecto# )ene#a,*
'*2 T:e /+a,i0ication o0 Ho#tic+,t+#e NC II !a. ;e attaine2 t:#o+g:@
'*2*1* Acc+!+,ation o0 Ce#ti0icates o0 Co!"etenc. DCOCsE in t:e
0o,,o=ing a#eas@
'*2*1*1 P#o2+ce -egeta;,es
'*2*1*2 Con2+ct "#e$:o#tic+,t+#e 0a#! o"e#ations
'*2*1*( P#o2+ce -egeta;,es
'*2*1*' P#o2+ce 0#+it$ ;ea#ing t#ees
'*2*1*% Con2+ct "#e$:o#tic+,t+#e 0a#! o"e#ations
'*2*1*& P#o2+ce 0#+it $;ea#ing t#ees
'*2*1*4 Pe#0o#! "ost :a#-est o"e#ations o0 !a<o# t#o"ica,
0#+its
'*2*1*5 Pe#0o#! "ost :a#-est o"e#ations o0 !a<o# ,o=,an2
an2 se!i$t#o"ica, -egeta;,e c#o"s
S+ccess0+, can2i2ates s:a,, ;e a=a#2e2 Ce#ti0icates o0
Co!"etenc. DCOCsE ;ea#ing t:e signat+#e o0 t:e Regiona,
Di#ecto# an2 C:ai# o0 t:e #ecogniBe2 ,oca, in2+st#. ;o2.*
'*2*2 De!onst#ation o0 co!"etence t:#o+g: "#o<ect$t."e assess!ent
co-e#ing a,, #e/+i#e2 +nits o0 /+a,i0ication
'*(* Assess!ent s:a,, 0oc+s on t:e co#e +nits o0 co!"etenc.* T:e too,
an2 co!!on +nits s:a,, ;e integ#ate2 o# assesse2 conc+##ent,. =it:
t:e co#e +nits*

'*'* Can2i2ates can ;e assesse2 on in2i-i2+a, +nits o0 co!"etenc. an2
;e iss+e2 Ce#ti0icates o0 Co!"etenc. i0 0o+n2 co!"etent* Ce#ti0icates
o0 Co!"etenc. s:a,, ;ea# t:e signat+#e o0 t:e Regiona, Di#ecto# an2
C:ai# o0 t:e #ecogniBe2 ,oca, in2+st#. ;o2.*
'*%* T:e 0o,,o=ing a#e /+a,i0ie2 to a"",. 0o# assess!ent an2 ce#ti0ication@
'*%*1* )#a2+ates o0 0o#!a,1 non F 0o#!a, an2 in0o#!a, inc,+2ing
ente#"#ise F ;ase2 t#aining "#og#a!s
'*%*2* E?"e#ience2 =o#>e#s D=age e!",o.e2 o# se,0 F e!",o.e2E
'*6* T:e g+i2e,ines on assess!ent an2 ce#ti0ication a#e 2isc+sse2 in 2etai,
in t:e P#oce2+#es Man+a, on Assess!ent an2 Ce#ti0ication an2
)+i2e,ines on t:e I!",e!entation o0 t:e P:i,i""ine TAET Q+a,i0ication
an2 Ce#ti0ication S.ste! DPTQCSE*
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C O M M O N
C O M P E T E N C I E S
A"",. Sa0e,.
Meas+#es
Use Fa#! Too,s
an2 E/+i"!ent
Pe#0o#!
Esti!ation an2
asic Ca,c+,ation
P#o2+ce
Aegeta;,es
P#o2+ce )#ain
C#o"s
Se#-ice an2
Re"ai# +siness
Mac:ines
$e&.o&/
L*"'c*%i4
Acti+itie'
Pe#0o#! Post
Ha#-est O"e#ations
o0 Ma<o# Lo=,an2
an2 Se!i
Te!"e#ate
Aegeta;,es C#o"s
O"e#ate an2
Maintain Mec:anica,
)#ain D#.e#
Test G Ana,.Be
P:.sico$C:e!ica,
P#o"e#ties o0 Foo2s1
Ag#i P#o2+cts1 9ate#
G 9aste=ate#
)#a2e an2 C,assi0.
)#ain
Raise S!a,,
R+!inants
Cont#o, Pest o0
Sto#e2 )#ains an2
P#o2+cts
Se&+ice T&*cto&C'
Re*& AB-e< F&ot
AB-e D B&*2e
S='te/
O"e#ate Fis:
N+#se#.
Se#-ice T#acto#3s
E,ect#ica, S.ste!
Pe#0o#! Fis: o#
S:#i!" )#o= O+t
O"e#ations
Const#+ct
A/+ac+,t+#e
Faci,ities
C O R E C O M P E T E N C I E S
S,%e&/*&2et o. Co/%etecie'
AGRI-FISHERY Secto&
P#o2+ce F#+it
ea#ing C#o"s
P#o2+ce C+t
F,o=e#s
O%e&*te See"-i4
N,&'e&=
#**4e F*&/
O"e#ate an2
Maintain Rice Mi,,
E/+i"!ent
Pe#0o#! Post
Ha#-est O"e#ations
o0 Ma<o# T#o"ica,
F#+its
Pe#0o#! On Fa#!
)#ain Post Ha#-est
Ana,.Be Foo2s an2
Ag#ic+,t+#a, "#o2+cts
Se#-ice1 Re"ai# G
Maintain S!a,,
)aso,ine Engines
Test G Ana,.Be
Mic#o;io,ogica,
P#o"e#ties o0 Foo2s1
Ag#i P#o2+cts1 9ate#
G 9aste=ate#
Se#-ice1 Re"ai# G
Maintain C#o" Post
Ha#-est E/+i"!ent
Se#-ice1 Re"ai# G
Maintain C#o"
P#o2+ction E/+i"!ent
Se#-ice1 Re"ai# G
Maintain S!a,,
Diese, Engines
Se#-ice T#acto#3s
Engine
Se#-ice T#acto#3s
C,+tc: G
T#ans!ission
S.ste!
Se#-ice T#acto#3s
H.2#a+,ic S.ste!
O"e#ate Ti,a"ia
Hatc:e#.
)#o= Sea=ee2 O"e#ate cat0is:
Hatc:e#.
P#o0i,e t:e Ma#>et
De-e,o" Ma#>eting
P,an
De-e,o" Ma#>eting
Co!!+nication P,an
P#o!ote P#o2+cts G
Se#-ices
Ma#>et Ag#i
P#o2+cts
Se#-ice T#acto#3s
Stee#ing S.ste!
P#o2+ce F+e,
."#o2+cts
P#o2+ce Co!"ost
P#o2+ce
Han2"a"e#
Assess Fa#!
Reso+#ces
Assist in A/+ac+,t+#e
O"e#ations
Assist in Ho#tic+,t+#e
O"e#ations
P#o2+ce iogas
."#o2+cts
R*i'e $o,-t&=
R*i'e '(ie
R*i'e -*&4e
R,/i*t'
Horticulture NC II
9o#> in a tea!
en-i#on!ent
B A S I C
C O # $ E T E N C I E S
De!onst#ate
=o#> -a,+es
P#actice
:o+se>ee"ing
"#oce2+#es
D%SE
Pa#tici"ate
in =o#>",ace
co!!+nication
9o#>
in tea!
en-i#on!ent
P#actice
ca#ee#
"#o0essiona,is!
9o#>
=it: ot:e#s
De-e,o" an2
"#actice
negotiation
s>i,,s
Use
!at:e!atica,
conce"ts an2
tec:ni/+es
Use
#e,e-ant
tec:no,ogies
So,-e "#o;,e!s
#e,ate2 to =o#>
acti-ities
Recei-e an2
#es"on2 to
=o#>",ace
co!!+nication
De-e,o"
tea!s an2
in2i-i2+a,s
Uti,iBe
s"ecia,iBe2
co!!+nication
s>i,,s
P#actice
occ+"ationa,
:ea,t: an2
sa0et.
"#oce2+#es
Lea2
=o#>",ace
co!!+nication
Co,,ect1
ana,.Be an2
o#ganiBe
in0o#!ation
P,an
an2 o#ganiBe
=o#>
A"",.
"#o;,e!$
so,-ing
tec:ni/+es in
t:e =o#>",ace
Lea2
s!a,, tea!s
P#o!ote
en-i#on!enta,
"#otection
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GLOSSARY OF TER#S
Fo# t:e "+#"ose o0 t:is stan2a#21 t:e =o#2
• A.-*toBi F t:e to?in "#o2+ce2 ;. so!e st#ains o0 t:e 0+ngi
ASPERGI!S "A#!S an2 ASPERGI!S PARAS$I%!SJ t:e !ost
"otent ca#cinogen .et 2isco-e#e2*
• A/0iet co"itioF o#2ina#. #oo! te!"e#at+#e an2 #e,ati-e :+!i2it.*
• A/0iet *i& F t:e s+##o+n2ing ai# Dat!os":e#icE*
• A/0iet 'to&*4e F an. t#eat!ent o# "#actice e?ten2ing "ost :a#-est ,i0e
o0 :a#-este2 co!!o2it. ;e.on2 t:at o0 si!i,a# co!!o2it. :e,2 +n2e#
a!;ient con2itions =it:o+t t#eat!ent*
• Ai&.-o( &*te F t:e a!o+nt o0 ai# "assing t:#o+g: an o;st#+ction "e# +nit
o0 ti!e*
• ACIAR F A+st#a,ian Cente# 0o# Inte#nationa, Ag#ic+,t+#a, Resea#c:
• AFHB F ASEAN Foo2 Han2,ing +#ea+
• B$RE F +#ea+ o0 Post :a#-est Resea#c: G E?tension
• C,&i4 F "#ocess o0 to+g:ening an2 se,0$:ea,ing o0 ;#+ises an2 s>inne2
a#eas in #oot an2 t+;es c#o"s o# t:e #a"i2 c,osing o0 t:e nec> o0 ;+,;
c#o"s +n2e# 0a-o+#a;,e con2itions
• 5&i--e& F a !ac:ine 0o# so=ing in 0+##o=s
• 5&i% I&&i4*tio F a"",ication o0 =ate# t:#o+g: s!a,, t+;es an2 o#i0ices o#
e!itte#s =:ic: 2isc:a#ge s!a,, /+antit. o0 =ate# to t:e ;ase o0 t:e ",ant
• 5&=-0,-0 te/%e&*t,&e F t:e te!"e#at+#e o0 ai# in2icate2 ;. a stan2a#2
te!"e#at+#e
• EE,i-i0&i,/ /oi't,&e cotet F t:e !oist+#e content at =:ic: !oist+#e
in a "#o2+ct is in e/+i,i;#i+! =it: t:e s+##o+n2ing ai#* T:e "#o2+ct 2oes
not gain o# ,oss !oist+#e*
• Fo44i4 F to co-e# o# en-e,o"e =it: 0og
• Fo-i*& Fe&ti-i9e& F 0e#ti,iBe# 0o#!+,ation containing nit#ogen1 ":os":o#o+s
an2 "otassi+! ",+s se,ecte2 !ic#on+t#ient e,e!ent s+c: as DCa1 Mg1
Mn1 Fe1 Mn1 C,1 1 C+1 SE a"",ie2 ;. s"#a.ing on t:e ,ea-es
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• F,/i4*t F a c:e!ica, co!"o+n2 =:ic: acts in t:e gaseo+s state to
2est#o. insects an2 t:ei# ,a#-ae*
• F,/i4*tio F t:e "#ocess o0 t#eating sto#e2 "#o2+cts =it:
insectici2es/"estici2es an2 t:e ,i>e in 0+!es o# -a"o# 0o#!*
• F,&&o( I&&i4*tio F a !et:o2 o0 s+"",.ing =ate# t:#o+g: a cana,
s.ste! =:e#ein =ate# 0,o=s 2o=n o# ac#oss t:e s,o"e o0 t:e 0ie,2
• F,&&o(i4 F 0ina, ste" in ,an2 "#e"a#ation ;. !a>ing 0+##o=s o# ;e2s 0o#
",anting
• GATT F )ene#a, Ag#ee!ent on Ta#i00 an2 T#a2e
• G&*"i4 F t:e "#ocess o0 c,assi0.ing into g#o+"s acco#2ing to a set o0
#ecogniBe2 c#ite#ia o0 /+a,it. an2 siBe1 eac: g#o+" ;ea#ing an acce"te2
na!e an2 siBe g#o+"ing*
• G&o(i4 #e"i,/ F !i?t+#e o0 2i00e#ent !ate#ia,s s+c: as soi,1 san21
co!"ost1 coi# 2+st1 #ice :+,,1 "e#,ite1 "eat1 etc* 0o# g#o=ing see2,ings
• HACC$ F HaBa#2 Ana,.sis C#itica, Cont#o, Points
• H*&"ei4 F t:e "#ocess o0 g#a2+a,,. =it::o,2ing =ate# an2 e?"osing to
2i#ect s+n,ig:t to "#e-ent see2,ings 0#o! t#ans",anting st#ess/s:oc>
• H*&&o(i4 F ;#ea>ing o0 ,a#ge soi, c,o2s t:at a#e ca+se2 ;. ",o=ing
• Hi--i4-U% F t:e "#ocess o0 co-e#ing t:e a"",ie2 0e#ti,iBe# !ate#ia, ;.
#aising t:e soi, to=a#2s t:e ;ase o0 t:e ",ant to 0+#t:e# sta;i,iBe its stan2
0o# ;ette# ",ant g#o=t:*
• H=4&o/ete& F an inst#+!ent t:at !eas+#es :+!i2it.*
• I'ect %e't F a 2est#+cti-e o# :a#!0+, insect*
• I&&i4*tio $ an. !et:o2 o0 s+"",.ing =ate# to s+stain ",ant g#o=t:
• O..-B*&i4$ "#ocess o0 c+,ti-ating t:e soi, a=a. 0#o! t:e ;ase o0 t:e
",ants
• $&ic2i4-O..$ !et:o2s o0 t#ans0e##ing o0 see2,ing to a-oi2 o-e#c#o=2ing
• L*&+*e F t:e 0i#st stage o0 t:e ,i0e c.c,e o0 insects a0te# ,ea-ing t:e egg*
• #*o/ete& F an inst#+!ent t:at !eas+#es ai# "#ess+#e*
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• #*t,&it= F t:e /+a,it. o# state o0 #i"eness1 o# o0 ;eing 0+,,. 2e-e,o"e2
g#ain*
• #*t,&it= i"eB F signs o# in2ications t:at a co!!o2it. is !at+#e an2 is
#ea2. to ;e :a#-este2*
• #oi't,&e cotet F t:e con-entiona, in2e? +se2 to 2ete#!ine =:et:e#
t:e see2 is 2#. eno+g: 0o# sa0e sto#age o# 0o# !i,,ing +s+a,,. e?"#esse2
in "e#cent DH M*C*E*
• #o-"' F s+"e#0icia, o0ten =oo,,. g#o=t: "#o2+ce2 on -a#io+s 0o#!s o0
o#ganic !atte#1 es"ecia,,. =:en 2a!" o# 2eca.ing*
• NFA F Nationa, Foo2 A+t:o#it.
• $*c2*4i4 F tec:no,og. o# "#ocess to ens+#e a2e/+ate "#otection an2
sa0e 2e,i-e#. o0 a "#o2+ct 0#o! t:e "#o2+ces to t:e +,ti!ate cons+!e#*
• $*c2i4 F act o0 "+tting co!!o2ities in a containe#*
• $*c2i4)o,'e F ",ace =:e#e t:e "#e"a#ato#. ste"s 0o# sto#age o#
!a#>eting a#e 2one*
• $*--et F ,o= "o#ta;,e ",at0o#! !a2e o0 =oo2 o# !eta, o# in co!;ination
to 0aci,itate :an2,ing1 sto#age o# t#ans"o#t o0 !ate#ia,s as a +nit ,oa2
+sing 0o#>,i0t*
• $e&i')*0-e' F 0oo2 c#o"s 0o# =:ic: -a,+e an2/o# /+a,it. is !aintaine2
o-e# a s:o#t "e#io2 o0 ti!e a0te# :a#-est* T:ese inc,+2e 0#+its1
-egeta;,es1 0,o=e#s1 .o+ng cocon+t1 n+#se#. stoc>s an2 so!e sta",e
#oot c#o"s s+c: as s=eet "otato1 cassa-a an2 .a!*
• $o't)*&+e't "i'e*'e F 2isease o;se#-e2 a0te# :a#-est #ega#2,ess o0
=:en o# =:e#e initia, in0estation too> ",ace*
• $o't )*&+e't )*"-i4 F s"eci0ic te#! +se2 0o# t:e !o-e!ent o0
co!!o2ities an2 o"e#ations t:#o+g: =:ic: a co!!o2it. +n2e#goes
0#o! :a#-est to "ossession o0 t:e 0i?e2 cons+!e#1 inc,+2es t:e
tec:no,ogica, as"ects o0 !a#>eting an2 2ist#i;+tion*
• $o't )*&+e't i.ectio F in0ection t:at ta>es ",ace a0te# :a#-est*
• $o't )*&+e't -i.e F "e#io2 o0 ti!e 2+#ing =:ic: a co!!o2it. is sti,,
acce"ta;,e 0o# its inten2e2 "+#"ose*
• $&e coo-i4 F st#ict,.1 it !eans t:e #a"i2 coo,ing D'5 :o+#s o# ,essE o0 a
co!!o2it. to a 2esi#e2 t#ansit o# sto#age te!"e#at+#e soon a0te# :a#-est
;e0o#e it is sto#e2 o# !o-e2 in t#ansit*
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• $,%* F an inte#!e2iate stage o0 an insect t:at "#e.s on one o# !o#e
",ants an2 ani!a,s t:at !an =is:es to "#ese#-e 0o# :is o=n +se*
• Re.&i4e&*tio F "#ocess o0 #e!o-ing :eat 0#o! a co!"a#t!ent o#
s+;stance so t:at te!"e#at+#e is ,o=e#e2 an2 t:en !aintaine2 at a
2esi#a;,e ,e-e,1 +s+a,,. #e0e#s to #e0#ige#ation ;. !ec:anica, !eans*
• Re-*ti+e ),/i"it= F t:e act+a, -a"o# "#ess+#e o0 t:e ai# #e,ati-e to
sat+#ation*
• Re'%i&*tio F ;io,ogica, "#ocess ;. =:ic: o#ganic !ate#ia,s a#e ;#o>en
2o=n to si!",e# 0o#!s acco!"anie2 ;. t:e #e,ease o0 ene#g. an2 :eat*
• Ri%ei4 F t:e state o0 2e-e,o"!ent o0 a 0#+it =:en it ;eco!es so0t an2
e2i;,e a"",ies st#ict,. to c,i!acte#ic t."e 0#+it*
• Ro"et' F #e0e# to #ats an2 !ice =:ic: 2est#o. g#ains an2 ot:e# sto#e2
"#o2+cts*
• See'cece F 0ina, ":ase in t:e ,i0e o0 an o#gan in =:ic: a se#ies o0
no#!a,,. i##e-e#si;,e e-ents a#e initiate2 ,ea2ing to ce,,+,a# ;#ea>2o=n o#
2eat: o0 t:e o#gan*
• Si"e-5&e'' Fe&ti-i9e& F a22itiona, a!o+nt o0 an. 0e#ti,iBe# !ate#ia,s
a"",ie2 at t:e onset o0 0,o=e#ing to co!",ete t:e n+t#itiona, #e/+i#e!ent
o0 t:e c#o"
• S%&i2-e& I&&i4*tio F a !ec:anica, !et:o2 o0 s+"",.ing =ate# o-e# t:e
stan2ing c#o" ;. !eans o0 a noBB,e =:ic: is #otate2 ;. =ate# "#ess+#e
• S=t)etic #,-c) F !+,c:ing !ate#ia,s !a2e eit:e# o0 "o,.et:.,ene o#
non$=o-en 0a;#ic
• So&ti4 F t:e "#ocess o0 c,assi0.ing into g#o+"s 2esignate2 ;. t:e
"e#son c,assi0.ing c#o"s o# co!!o2ities t:e "#o2+ce eit:e# acco#2ing to
a set c#ite#ia*
• St*"*&" F t:e set o0 c#ite#ia an2 s"eci0ications o0 /+a,it. 2ete#!ining
t:e g#a2es1 2esc#i;e2 as "#o2+ct c:a#acte#istics s+c: as !at+#it.1 co,o#1
c,ean,iness1 s:a"e1 0#ee 0#o! 2eca. an2 ;,e!is:es an2 +ni0o#!it. o0
siBe*
• Sto&*4e F "#ocess o0 >ee"ing :o#tic+,t+#a, c#o"s in a st#+ct+#e 2esigne2
to "#otect t:e sto#e2 "#o2+cts 0#o! inc,e!ent =eat:e# an2 "ests 0o# a
s:o#t o# ,ong "e#io2 o0 ti!e to a=ait "#ocessing o# !o-e!ent to ot:e#
,ocation*
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• Sto&*4e -i.e F t:e ,ongest ti!e "#o2+ce can ;e >e"t in a so+n2
!a#>eta;,e con2ition*
• T*c)o/ete& F an inst#+!ent t:at !eas+#es #e-o,+tions "e# !in+te
• Ti--*4e F t:e !ec:anica, !ani"+,ation o0 t:e soi,
• T&*'%-*t' F -egeta;,e see2,ings "#o2+ce2 0o# t#ans",anting
• T&e--i' F a s+""o#t st#+ct+#e 0o# -in. c#o"s an2 can eit:e# ;e T1 I1 Y1 A
s:a"e2
• 3e-o/ete& F an inst#+!ent t:at !eas+#es -e,ocit. o0 ai# 0,o=
• 6*Bi4 F a"",ication o0 a t:in 0i,! o0 s+#0ace coating to 0#+its an2
-egeta;,es*
• 6et-0,-0 te/%e&*t,&e F te!"e#at+#e o0 !oist ai# in2icate2 ;. a
t:e#!o!ete# =:ose ;+,; is co-e#e2 =it: a !oist =ic> =:ic: t:e ai# 0,o=
"assing o-e# :as a -e,ocit. o0 1% 0t "e# secon2*
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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
T:e Tec:nica, E2+cation an2 S>i,,s De-e,o"!ent A+t:o#it. DTESDAE =is:es to
e?ten2 g#atit+2e an2 a""#eciation to t:e !an. #e"#esentati-es o0 ;+siness1 in2+st#.1
aca2e!e an2 go-e#n!ent agencies =:o 2onate2 t:ei# ti!e an2 e?"e#tise to t:e
2e-e,o"!ent an2 -a,i2ation o0 t:ese T#aining Reg+,ations*
• THE TECHNICAL A53ISORY $ANEL @TA$A
5&: RO5OLFO $: ESTIGOY #&: ALE;AN5RO T: ESCANO
C:ie0 P#esi2ent
+#ea+ o0 Post Ha#-est Resea#c: an2
E?tension
Cent#a, L+Bon State Uni-e#sit.1 Science
Cit. o0 M+NoB1 N+e-a Eci<a
P:i,i""ine C:a!;e# o0 Ag#ic+,t+#e an2
Foo2 DPCAFIE
MFI ,2g* Otigas A-en+e E?tension1
Pasig Cit.
Me!;e#
5&: AL#A #: 5ELA CRU?
P:i,i""ine Societ. o0 Ag#ic+,t+#a, Enginee# P#o0esso#
Cent#a, L+Bon State Uni-e#sit.
M+NoB1 N+e-a Eci<a
• THE TECHNICAL EF$ERT $ANEL @TE$A
#&: ROLAN5O SIANGHIO #': $ILI$INAS BALANTAC
P#esi2ent Inst#+cto#
Lacto Asia Paci0ic Co#"o#ation RiBa, E?"e#i!enta, Station an2 Pi,ot
Sc:oo, Cottage In2+st#ies DRESPSCIE
Pasig Cit.
#': #IRIA# A: AC5A #&: ;AI#E R: RACHO SR:
C:ie0 Assistant P#o0esso#
+#ea+ o0 Post Ha#-est Resea#c: an2
E?tension
Q+eBon Nationa, Ag#ic+,t+#a, Sc:oo,
D QNASE
CLSU Co!"o+n2
M+NoB1 N+e-a Eci<a
Ma,ic;o.1 Pag;i,ao1 Q+eBon
#&: E5UAR5O T: CAYABYAB #&: LITO BULAONG
C:ie0 C:ie0
+#ea+ o0 Post Ha#-est Resea#c: an2
E?tension
+#ea+ o0 Post Ha#-est Resea#c: an2
E?tension
CLSU Co!"o+n2
M+NoB1 N+e-a Eci<a
CLSU Co!"o+n2
M+NoB1 N+e-a Eci<a
#&: LOREN?O A: BELINO
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eng+et Fa#!e#s M+,ti"+#"ose
Coo"e#ati-e
T)e $*&tici%*t' i t)e *tio*- +*-i"*tio o. t)i' T&*ii4 Re4,-*tio
• Region 1 • Region 5
• Region 2 • Region 11
• Region ( • Region 12
• Region % • Co#2i,,e#a A+tono!. Region
T)e #**4e/et *" St*.. o. t)e TES5A Sec&et*&i*t
• SSCO
• NIT3ET
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