This qualification provides an occupational outcome in agriculture, horticulture and conservation land management and at least one and up to four other related industries.
Individuals with this qualification perform tasks in a variety of contexts, which involve some judgement in selecting equipment and services. Depending on the units selected individuals will be able to seek employment not only in rural industries but also other industry sectors, such as local government, tourism, hospitality, transport, construction, information technology and metals.
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:
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.