Certificate III in Agriculture

Course Code: AHC30116
Study Area:
Agriculture


Due to current COVID-19 restrictions, we have adapted our course delivery to now encompass a combination of remote and flexible delivery methods. This includes easy to navigate online tutorials, interactive learning (using a mix of live demonstrations and the ability to connect with your classmates and teachers for support) as well as face-to-face practical assessments and work placements – where safe and practical to implement. Therefore, you will require access to the internet and a computer to undertake this course. Our flexible model allows you to continue to study in a safe, guided and fully supported manner with continued access to all learning, personal and well-being supports. You will be advised by your facilitator on a case by case basis in relation to practical and work placement assessments, as some flexibility will be required during this challenging time.

Start date: February 2021

End date: August 2021

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Free TAFE

You may be entitled to free tuition fees for this course if you meet the eligibility criteria for the State Government’s FREE TAFE for Priority Courses initiative. It's important to know that you may incur other fees, such as student services fees or materials fees, and you'll need to cover these costs yourself. To find out more, call 13 TAFE (13 8233) or contact us via our online enquiry form.



Campus
 
  • Bendigo Charleston Road Campus
Course Structure
  • Full time - Blended - 6 - Month/s

Accreditation

This qualification is nationally recognised

Possible careers
  • Farm or station hand Farm or station worker Livestock transport driver.

Prerequisites
  • No pre-requisites
  • Pre-training review
  • Literacy and numeracy assessment

Course overview

This entry-level qualification provides individuals the opportunity to develop a general vocational outcome in agriculture. It provides the skills and knowledge to perform a variety of tasks in relation to cropping, plant nutrition, intensive horticulture and mixed farming enterprise skill set. Individuals with this qualification perform tasks in a variety of contexts, which involve some judgement in selecting and maintaining equipment and services. Job roles vary across different industry sectors and may include: Farm or station hand/worker Roustabout Fencing contractor Chemical handling Machine maintenance No occupational licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

How to apply
 
Online application direct to Bendigo TAFE

Selection process
  • Interview

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 RPL

Assessment Methods
  • Assignment
  • Project
  • Written test
  • Observation

Learning options
  • Online
  • Classroom (Delivery Method)

Key study areas
 
Cropping, plant nutrition, operate machinery and equipment, fencing, weed control, environmentally sustainable work practices, work health and safety, chemicals

Further study opportunities
  • AHC40116 Certificate IV in Agriculture
  • AHC50116 Diploma of Agriculture

Fees

Your fees are made up of four parts.
  1. Course enrolment type
  2. Materials
  3. Consumables
  4. Student Support Fee.   
Once you have determined the fees applicable to your situation you will be able to calculate a indicative total fee for your qualification.

Are you eligible for Government subsidised fees? Check for your eligibility here
Are you eligible for concession? Check for your eligibility here
Concessions for Diploma and Advanced Diploma course categories are only available to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders.

A.   Course enrolment type:Standard
Government subsidised - average total course fee*$4,000.00
Concession - average total course fee*$800.00
Full fee - average total course fee*$10,112.50
B.   Materials average fee**$800.00
C.   Consumables average fee**$375.00
Indicative pricing for:

*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.
**Materials/Consumables fees may vary for each individual based on the units they are studying.
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 chosen by the student. Read more on fees and charges

D.  Student Support fees
The Student Support fee is a non-tuition fee for Government subsidised (eligible) students and full fee paying (ineligible) students. Read more. Student support fees are non refundable . Student support fees are payable annually for the duration of your course, over and above tuition fees.


This page was last updated on 10/09/2020 4:52 PM





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