Certificate II in Rural Operations


This qualification provides an occupational outcome for industries and agencies in rural and regional Australia.

Depending on the units selected individuals can be employed not only in rural industries but also other rural and regional sectors, such as local government, tourism, hospitality, transport, construction, community services, information technology and metals.

Industry expects individuals with this qualification to carry out routine tasks under general supervision and exercise limited autonomy with some accountability for their own work.

Course structure

Packaging rules:
15 units must be completed:

  • 3 core units plus
  • 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.

The electives are to be chosen as follows:

  • Select at least 7 units from Certificate II in this Training Package
  • 5 units aligned to AQF levels 1, 2, or 3 may be selected from up to 3 other endorsed Training Packages or Accredited Courses

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.