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Work in Agriculture Skill Set (Fee Free)

State ID: AE151

Want to a sample a sustainable career?

The agriculture sector in WA is an exciting and diverse area to work in, and it's not just all about growing crops — it offers an exciting mix of science, technology and nature. From working with livestock to using drone technology to manage large farms, the job opportunities are there once you're skills ready. This new skill set is the ideal introductory training opportunity for new entrants to the agricultural industry.

With the Work in Agriculture job ready skill set you'll learn about tractor operations under general supervision in the agriculture, horticulture and land management sectors, preparing and operating machinery and equipment, how to safely handle, prepare and apply chemicals for the control of pests, weeds and diseases, and carry out work health and safety procedures in the agriculture sector. 

Further study pathways

This skill set provides a pathway to further study in the following Lower fees, local skills half-price course fees qualifications. 

  • Certificate III in Agricultural Mechanical Technology
  • Certificate III in Harvesting and Haulage
  • Certificate II in Rural Operations
  • Certificate II in Horticulture
  • Certificate III in Agriculture
  • Certificate III in Horticulture
  • Certificate II in Conservation and Land Management 

Certification

Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment

Fees

This course is free for eligible students (see below). If you are not eligible please visit the fee paying course page to enrol.

Free*

Our job ready skill sets are 100% free for the following eligible students.

  • Persons aged 15—24 years at the time of enrolment (excluding school students)
  • Secondary school-aged persons who are not enrolled at school
  • Persons receiving the JobSeeker or JobKeeper payment
  • Persons and dependents of persons receiving the Youth Allowance, AUSTUDY or ABSTUDY
  • Persons and dependents of persons holding:
    • a pensioner concession card or Health Care Card; or
    • Repatriation Health Benefits Card issued by the Department of Veterans' Affairs
  • Dependents of persons who are inmates of a custodial institution
Don't meet the eligibility? That's ok this skill set is also available for fee paying students. Visit the fee paying course page (link above).

Job opportunities

Study pathway

How to apply

How to apply
On Campus (Full-Time or Part-Time)
 Visit our Apply and Enrol page to find out how to apply for full-time, part-time or online courses.  
Flexible and Other Study Types 
We take applications for many of our flexible courses all year round.  Visit the Apply and Enrol page and use our Applicant Portal to lodge your application anytime. 
Apprenticeships and Traineeships 
For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study. Find out more here.
International Students 
International students please visit www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au Opens in a new window 
Short Courses and Skill Sets

Enrol in a short course or skill set by completing the form below, calling our student services team on 1800 672 700 or visiting your local campus.

 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Training at CRTAFE will be offered with a blended, flexible delivery model to enable social distancing measures during the COVID-19 pandemic. This approach may include a combination of online and classroom based delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements. While the mode of delivery may vary, the content and key learning outcomes of the course will remain the same. Lecturers will provide specific instructions to their student groups on how training will be undertaken and the support available to them.

Semester 2, 2020

Batavia Coast Maritime Institute - Work in Agriculture Skill Set

Overview

Units

Overview
Duration 9 week/s
When Semester 2, 2020
Where Batavia Coast Maritime Institute
How Face to face (class room)
Get started
Complete an application form here and our student services team will contact you to finalise your enrolment.
Carnarvon Campus - Work in Agriculture Skill Set

Overview

Units

Overview
Duration 9 week/s
When Semester 2, 2020
Where Carnarvon Campus
How Face to face (class room)
Get started
Complete an application form here and our student services team will contact you to finalise your enrolment.
Merredin Campus - Work in Agriculture Skill Set - 15 September to 15 December

Overview

Units

Overview
Duration 12 week/s
When Semester 2, 2020
Where Merredin Campus
How Face to face (class room)
Get started
Complete an application form here and our student services team will contact you to finalise your enrolment.

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Page last updated October 22, 2020