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AHC50116 Diploma of Agriculture

National ID: AHC50116 State ID: BDD8
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Make a great living on the land.

With the Diploma of Agriculture from CR TAFE you will gain highly sought after specialised skills and knowledge. Learn comprehensively about different farming practices, why pasture and soil health is vital for livestock production, and develop the skills to improve farming efficiency.

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

    Some things you'll learn:

    • Budgeting
    • Production planning
    • Climate risk strategies
    • Animal husbandry
    • Long-term crop management

    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.

    VET Student Loans (VSL)

    This course is eligible for a VET student loan. To see if you're eligible and to find more visit our Student Loans page. 

    School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
    Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalent Completion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades) Certificate III

    Qualification is workplace based and on the job training. Students must be working on a farm or industry to study Diploma of Agriculture.

    Please contact lecturer Judi Forsyth (Mb: 0427 383 946) for an interview BEFORE enrolment. Students are encouraged to meet with lecturer for this if possible.

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

    VET Student Loans

    This qualification is eligible for the Commonwealth Government's VET Student Loan scheme. Eligible students can opt to defer the payment of all or part of their tuition fees by applying for a VET Student Loan. VET Student Loans will not be approved for students who do not meet eligibility requirements. Approved loans become a personal debt with the Commonwealth (HELP debt) until it is repaid.

    For more information on VET Student Loans click here.


    Upon successful completion you will receive a Diploma in Agriculture.

    Job opportunities include:

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

    For more information about job and career pathways, visit JobOutlook 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)

    Study options and how to apply

    Click on your preferred study option below to get started with your application or enrolment. If you don't see your preferred study option, please complete our Course Enquiry form.

    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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