Certificate II in Agriculture


This qualification describes the skills and knowledge for general job roles in rural and regional Australia, and supporting job roles in agriculture including livestock production, cropping or in the case of mixed farming workplaces, both cropping and livestock. Job roles vary across different industry sectors and may include:

  • Assistant animal attendant/stockperson
  • Assistant farm or station hand/worker/labourer
  • Assistant farm fencing contractor
  • Farm machinery worker
  • Jillaroo/Jackaroo
  • Saleyard livestock worker.

Depending on the units selected individuals can be employed not only in agriculture but also other rural and regional sectors.

Individuals with this qualification carry out routine tasks under supervision where the work is predictable and structured with limited judgement requirements.

Course structure

To successfully complete this qualification, you must complete a total of 16 units of competency, including:

  • 4 core units
  • 12 elective units

Elective units must ensure the integrity of the qualification’s Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) alignment and contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.

To find out more about this qualification and the options of elective units, please contact Australian Training Plus and speak with a Training Specialist. 

Course Code:

Certificate II

Delivery mode:
New Entrant Traineeship
School Based Traineeship
Fee for Service

Course Fees:

There are currently a range of NSW Government Subsidies available through Smart & Skilled funding. Based on your circumstances, student fees are calculated individually. It is best to contact Australian Training Plus to discuss your options and eligibility for funding opportunities.