Certificate III in Landscape & Construction AHC30910

What is User Choice Program?

User choice is designed to provide funding aligned with industry skills needs. The program provides a government funded contribution towards the cost of training and assessment services for eligible Queensland apprentices and trainees.

What if I have industry experience?

If you already have experience in the industry you may receive recognition of prior learning (RPL) for some of the knowledge and skills you’ve gained through work and life experiences.

Benefits to the student or employer!

  • No loss of productivity to student or business
  • Payroll tax exemption to business
  • $4000 incentive for employer to put each student through the training
  • Further $4000 if the employee is over 25 yrs of age.
  • Onsite training and assessments where the trainers can come to you

4 Easy Steps

  1. Complete enrolment paperwork with ACTA Group and Australian Apprenticeship Support Network
  2. Trainer contacts student to complete the skills assessment
  3. Complete gap training
  4. Receive certificate upon successful completion of qualification


  • Aged 15 years or older
  • No longer attending school
  • Permanently resides in Queensland
  • An Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, temporary resident with necessary visa and work permits on the pathway to permanent residency or a New Zealand citizen
  • Not holding more than 2 certificate 3 qualifications” (not including qualifications completed at school)

Units of Competency

12 Core units listed below

AHCOHS301A Contribute to OHS process

AHCLSC301A Set out site for construction works

AHCLSC302A Construct landscape features using concrete

AHCLSC303A Construct brick and/or block structures and features

AHCLSC305A Construct stone structures and features

AHCLSC306A Implement a paving project

AHCLSC307A Implement a retaining wall project

AHCBUS402A Cost a project

AHCDRG301A Install drainage systems

AHCPCM302A Provide information on plants and their culture

AHCPGD301A Implement a plant establishment program

AHCSOL302A Construct a soil profile

Consist of 15 units of competency:

12 core units and 3 Elective units, can include up to 2 plant machinery tickets