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AHC30116 Certificate III in Agriculture

National ID: AHC30116 State ID: BCW6
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If a life on the land appeals to you, now is the time to grab the wheel.

Learn vital skills for a sustainable industry from livestock breeding, health and transportation, to establishing pastures and crop harvesting. Become a qualified operator of machinery such as tractors, skid-steers and front-end loaders and learn best practice for building stock fences and more.

This 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 services

Half price fees apply!

Half-price

This course is half price for everyone (excl. school students) as part of the Lower Fees, Local Skills initiative. Fees are also capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more here.

^ You’ll pay half price course fees on Lower fees, Local Skills qualifications, however please note other fees may apply such as for resources that are specifically needed for your course.

Some things you'll learn:

  • How to undertake agricultural crop production and harvesting activities
  • How to prepare and apply chemicals to control pest, weeds and diseases
  • How to coordinate and monitor livestock transport
  • How to use, maintain and repair machinery and equipment
  • How to breed, rear young livestock and care for livestock

This course is right for you if...

  • You enjoy physically active work
  • You're adaptable and coordinate work with others
  • You're comfortable working outdoors in very hot or cold weather
  • You enjoy mechanical work
  • You're comfortable being exposed pollutants, gases, dust or odours
School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate I or Certificate II

 

 

Job opportunities include: 

  • Agribusiness Administrator
  • Farm or Station Hand
  • Farm Production Manager
  • Production Unit Manager
  • Agronomist
  • Station/Property Manager
  • Stockperson

For more information about job and career pathways, visit JobOutlook(opens in a new tab)  or Jobs and Skills WA

Please note: This list is a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.

 

We offer a range of further study opportunities, view our course list here. 

Study options and how to apply

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Available all year round, 2022

Details

A Traineeship is a full-time employment-based training program usual lasting twelve (12) months or more.  Learning is predominantly in the workplace and may be supplemented by training at TAFE.  You must have a Training Contract to enrol in a Traineeship Course.   

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Duration 12 Months
When Available all year round, 2022
Where Merredin
How Traineeship

 

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Details

A CRTAFE trainer and assessor can complete an assessment of a person’s knowledge and competencies whilst on-the-job (in the workplace).  Options can vary across qualifications and campuses. 

Duration 6 Months
When Available all year round, 2022
Where Merredin
How Workplace Delivery

 

READY TO APPLY? 

Use the APPLY NOW box to register and apply for this course.  Our Lecturer will assess your application online. You can follow the Register & Apply guide here(opens in a new tab)

FEES:  

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Details

Many of our courses offer flexible learning options that provide you with the opportunity to study WHENEVER and WHEREVER suits you.  Typically, flexible, and self-paced options are part-time and open for enrolment all year round, allowing you to start, enrol and study continuously. 

Once you enrol into your chosen units, you will have six (6) months from the date of your enrolment to complete your study.

Duration 6 Months
When Available all year round, 2022
Where Carnarvon
How Self Paced External

 

READY TO APPLY?

Use the APPLY NOW box to register and apply for this course.  Our Lecturer will assess your application online. You can follow the Register & Apply guide here.

FEES:

Calculate your estimated fees in the above UNITS AND FEES tab.

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