This qualification provides a general vocational outcome in agriculture. The qualification enables individuals to select a livestock production, cropping or livestock context as a job focus or, in the case of mixed farming enterprises, both cropping and livestock.
Individuals with this qualification carry out routine tasks under general supervision and exercise limited autonomy with some accountability for their own work.
Possible job titles include:
Pathways from the qualification
On completion of this course, you can continue your journey in agriculture by progressing through higher qualifications. Some of the qualifications available include:
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Certificate III in Agriculture
Certificate III in Rural Operations
Certificate III in Rural Merchandising
Certificate III in Agriculture (Dairy Production)
Certificate III in Rural Machinery Operations
Certificate IV in Agriculture
Certificate IV in Organic Farming
Certificate IV in Agribusiness
Diploma in Agriculture
Diploma in Agribusiness Management
Diploma in Organic Farming
18 units must be completed:
Elective units must ensure the integrity of the qualification’s Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) alignment and contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.
The electives are to be chosen as follows:
Below is a sample unit list.
Upcoming Course Dates
New Entrant Traineeship
School Based Traineeship
Fee for Service
New traineeships commencing from 1 January 2020 are fully subsidised by the NSW Government under Smart and Skilled.
For traineeships commenced prior to 1 January 2020, student fees are capped at $1,000 with the remaining qualification price subsidised under NSW Smart and Skilled.
For Fee for Service, contact us for a quote.