Certificate III in Agriculture

Course Code: AHC30116
Study Area:
Agriculture, Horticulture and Land Management

Start date: 3 Feb 2020

End date: 26 June 2020


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.

  • Charleston Road Bendigo
Course Structure
  • Blended


This qualification is nationally recognised

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

  • There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Course overview

This course is tailored for those who are interested in growing food whilst managing the natural environment. You will learn about the importance of managing the soil and revegetation programs, including an introduction to beneficial indigenous species and to the technology required to manage the challenges of climate change; with weekly weather monitoring and water analysis, mapping for weed control and revegetation programs as well as understanding the importance of complying with animal welfare requirements.

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
  • Written test
  • Practical Assessment
  • Observation

Learning options
  • Blended

Key study areas
You will gain hands-on skills and confidence to build fences, use chainsaws and manage chemicals.

Further study opportunities
  • Certificate IV Agriculture


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 22/01/2020 3:35 PM

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