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 perform tasks in a variety of contexts, which involve some judgement in selecting equipment and
Possible job titles include:
No occupational licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.
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 IV in Agriculture
Certificate IV in Horticulture
Certificate IV in Organic Farming
Certificate IV in Agribusiness
Diploma of Agriculture
Diploma of Production Horticulture
Diploma of Organic Farming
Diploma of Horticulture
Diploma of Agribusiness Management
Advanced Diploma of Horticulture
Advanced Diploma of Agribusiness Management
To achieve this qualification, competency must be demonstrated in:
16 units of competency:
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 provide the Certificate III in Agriculture, the electives are to be chosen as follows:
Where appropriate, electives may be packaged to provide a qualification with a specialisation area as follows:
Sample Training Plan:
Below is a sample unit list.
Upcoming Course Dates
New Entrant Traineeship
School Based Traineeship
Classroom - intensive
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.
Classroom based courses may be subsidised under NSW Smart and Skilled, contact us for a quote.