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AHC50116 Diploma of Agriculture

AHC50116 Diploma of Agriculture

National ID AHC50116 State ID BDD8

Reap what you sow whatever the season.

Specialise further in your chosen field in this comprehensive course, while also learning budgeting, production planning, climate risk strategies, animal husbandry, long-term crop management and more.

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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.

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


When Available all year round.

Study Mode Workplace.

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

    Important information

    Select your preferred campus and apply

    Available all year round, 2024


    Duration 6 Months
    When Available all year round, 2024
    Where Merredin
    How Workplace Delivery

    Units and fees

    To attain this qualification, you are required to successfully complete ten (10) units of competence, comprising zero (0) core and ten (10) elective units selected from the options provided below. 

    For an approximate fee estimate, mark the boxes below corresponding to the number of units needed for this course. The estimated fees will be displayed on the right-hand side


    Unit Selection - Group A

    Ten (10) units must be completed to achieve this qualification. Select a minimum of five (5) units from the list below.

    National ID Unit title General fee Resource fee
    Manage agricultural crop production
    $178.20 $18.51
    Plan and manage a stored grain program
    $81.00 $18.51
    Develop production plans for crops or pastures
    $56.70 $18.51
    Manage the harvest of crops
    $56.70 $18.51
    Manage enterprise staff requirements
    $56.70 $18.51
    Develop and review a business plan
    $81.00 $18.51
    Develop production plans for livestock
    $64.80 $18.51
    Manage work health and safety processes
    $64.80 $18.51

    Unit Selection - Group B

    Select five (5) remaining units from either Group A or Group B.

    National ID Unit title General fee Resource fee
    Select and use agricultural technology
    $145.80 $18.51
    Prepare and monitor budgets and financial reports
    $97.20 $18.51
    Collect and manage data
    $72.90 $18.51
    Manage personal and professional development
    $89.10 $18.51

    Please note: Course information and fees are subject to change without notice.

    • Fees may differ between campus locations due to the difference between elective units in the course study plan or a need to adapt courses to meet local industry needs.
    • Fees may also differ for individuals depending on units of study selected, prior qualifications and recognition of prior learning (RPL).
    • Fees are payable at the time of enrolment.
    • Total fees quoted include tuition fees and resource fees. You may also be required to purchase text books, uniforms or other personal equipment that are not included in this fee estimate.
    • For Lower Fees, Local Skills (half-price) courses please refer to additional eligibility information above.
    • Concession rates: If eligible, proof of concession must be presented.
    • Concessions and the secondary school age fee cap do not apply to commercial courses (short courses), or Foundation Programs (i.e ESL and General Education).
    • Secondary school aged persons (in 2024, students born on or after 1 July 2006 who are at least 15 years old in 2024) undertaking training that is not part of a VET Delivered to Secondary Schools program, the maximum course (tuition) fee chargeable is $420. Additional resource fees and discretionary fees may apply. 
    • VET Student Loans for eligible courses and fee caps may be subject to changes implemented by the Australian Government.

    More information: Visit our fees and payment options page or call us on 1800 672 700

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