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AHC30416 Certificate III in Pork Production

National ID: AHC30416 State ID: BDB3
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Bring home the bacon with a Certificate III in Pork Production. 

This entry level qualification provides an occupational outcome in the pork industry. The pork industry expects that graduates from this qualification will be able to perform a range of tasks associated with a person performing the job role of a piggery attendant.

Some things you'll learn:

  • How to care for livestock
  • How to establish and maintain breeding programs
  • How to transport livestock
  • How to comply with industry animal welfare requirements
  • How to contribute to work health and safety processes

Please note: This qualification is in transition, and the course code is subject to change.


    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

    Certificate III in Pork Production is ONLY delivered in a partnership with Pork Industry Training WA (PITWA), dependant of piggery stockpersons expression of interest into the course.

    A minimum number of students must be reached.

    The course structure has scheduled block delivery for the learning requirements for each unit of competency and practical sessions for learners to participate in the performance requirements.

    Please note: This qualification is in transition, and the course code is subject to change.

    The following elective units that will be delivered as a part of this qualification are not currently displayed in the list of available electives:

    Group A
    • AHCLSK342 Prepare animals for parturition
    • AHCPRK309 Pregnancy test pigs
    • AHCPRK310 Artificially inseminate pigs
    Group B
    • AHCPRK308 Monitor dry sow performance

    Once these units are approved by DTWD, participants in this qualification may be required to enrol in these units.


    Upon successful completion you will receive a Certificate III in Pork Production.

    Job opportunities include:

    • Piggery attendant
    • 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(opens in a new tab) .

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    Available all year round, 2023

    Merredin - Workplace Delivery


    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, 2023
    Where Merredin
    How Workplace Delivery


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