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Diploma of Agriculture

Course Code: AHC50110
Study Area:
Agriculture, Horticulture and Land Management


​This diploma allows you to develop the skills and knowledge to become a specialist within the agriculture industry. It reflects the role of personnel working in agriculture who manage enterprise production units and employees/ sole operators of agribusinesses who provide crop production advice and services to production enterprises. It has a focus on a wide range of skills and knowledge on the topics needed to build a viable, sustainable and environmentally responsible agriculture sector. This includes the planning, developing and implementing of various programs within the rural sector or individual business operations. Our course has a strong focus on sustainability/environmental issues. The structure allows you to select the topics most suited to your needs. Once sufficient topics have been successfully completed, participants may qualify for the full ertificate. The delivery methods include blended delivery options that may include:online content for the theoretical componentspractical workshops and demonstrationsvisits to a variety of related sitestrade nights and field daysseminars and industry speakers. The content, tasks and assignments have been developed so that you can apply their learning directly to their workplace. A course coordinator and unit facilitators will be available to assist students with any issues.


Campus
 
  • Echuca Campus
Course Structure
  • Part time - Blended - 2 - Year/s
  • Flexi mode - Blended - 15 - Month/s
  • Flexi mode - Blended - 2 - Year/s

Accreditation

This course contains nationally or state accredited units.

Possible careers
  • Farm production manager
  • Agronomist
  • Station/property manager

Prerequisites
  • High skill level in literacy and numeracy
  • Good computer literacy

Course overview

​This diploma allows you to develop the skills and knowledge to become a specialist within the agriculture industry. It reflects the role of personnel working in agriculture who manage enterprise production units and employees/ sole operators of agribusinesses who provide crop production advice and services to production enterprises. It has a focus on a wide range of skills and knowledge on the topics needed to build a viable, sustainable and environmentally responsible agriculture sector. This includes the planning, developing and implementing of various programs within the rural sector or individual business operations. Our course has a strong focus on sustainability/environmental issues. The structure allows you to select the topics most suited to your needs. Once sufficient topics have been successfully completed, participants may qualify for the full certificate. The delivery methods include blended delivery options that may include: online content for the theoretical components, practical workshops and demonstrations, visits to a variety of related sites, trade nights and field days,seminars and industry speakers. The content, tasks and assignments have been developed so that you can apply their learning directly to their workplace. A course coordinator and unit facilitators will be available to assist students with any issues.

How to apply
 
Online application direct to Bendigo TAFE

Selection process
  • Individual 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

Learning options
  • Blended
  • Classroom

Key study areas
 
Workplace health and safety, organisational improvement, sustainability/environmental issues, management/business development skills, carbon farming/food security. Different topics can be selected depending on your needs. It is not necessary to enrol in the complete qualification up-front; once sufficient topics have been successfully completed, you may qualify for the issuing of the Diploma of Agriculture.

Further study opportunities
  • Further study may be available through other training organisations.
  • Bendigo TAFE has transition arrangements with universities for graduates to gain some credits

Commencement dates
2016 -  For more details submit enquiry or online application or contact us on 1300 554 248

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 annual 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 annual course fee*$6,200.00
Concession - average annual course fee*$620.00
Full fee - average annual course fee*$12,400.00
B.   Materials average fee (per year)*$99.20
C.   Consumables average fee (per year)*$99.20
Indicative pricing for:2/05/2016

*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 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


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