Agriculture, Horticulture and Land Management
This course provides the skills to enable farmhands to work with minimal supervision on a sheep, beef or cropping farm. Topics include planning livestock feeding, husbandry and health programs, planning cropping programs as well as fencing and machinery maintenance. You must be employed in an appropriate farming job, be over 15 years of age, physically fit and have basic literacy and numeracy skills.
- Bendigo Charleston Road Campus
- Part time - Apprenticeship - 3 - Year/s
This qualification is nationally recognised
- Stock and station hand
- General farm hand
- Be employed in a rural/farming business
- 15 years of age or older
Appropriate for a person who wants to become a skilled agricultural worker expected to take responsibility for co-ordinating a wide range of agricultural operations, working either independently or as part of a team. This course provides the opportunity for workers currently employed on a commercial farm particularly sheep, beef and cropping to build on their general farming skills.
How to apply
Application to VTAC and supplementary application to Bendigo TAFE
Recognition of prior learning (RPL)
Recognition of prior learning (RPL) may be given for
skills and knowledge gained through previous study or other
relevant experience. Further information refer to
- Written test
- Practical Assessment
Key study areas
Further study opportunities
Livestock husbandry, Machinery maintenance, Crop monitoring, Farm chemical use, Harvesting crops
- Agriculture certificates at other institutions
- Diploma of Agriculture AHC50110
2017 - For more details submit enquiry or online application or
contact us on 1300 554 248
Your fees are made up of four parts.
- Course enrolment type
- Student Support Fee.
Once you have determined the fees applicable to your
situation you will be able to calculate a indicative annual fee
for your qualification.
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*The student tuition fees as published are subject to change
given individual circumstances at enrolment and details of any
other fees including but not limited to student services,
amenities, goods or materials and consumables.
Average tuition fees are based on the typical number of student
contact hours undertaken by a student to complete this course.
Average fees displayed are purely indicative and may not be your
actual fee. Fees vary based on the number/hours of electives
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The Student Support fee is a non-tuition fee for Government
subsidised (eligible) students and full fee paying (ineligible)