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Diploma of Organic Farming

Course Code: AHC51816
Study Area:
Agriculture, Horticulture and Land Management

Start date: Rolling enrolments. Enrol at any time.

End date: Rolling enrolments

  • Broadmeadows Campus
  • Bendigo Charleston Road Campus
Course Structure
  • Full time / Part time / Blended - Blended - 2 - Year/s


This course contains nationally or state accredited units.

Possible careers


Course overview

This qualification reflects the role of personnel working within an organic farming enterprise who manage enterprise production units, manage the certification and continued compliance with organic standards and develop and maintain organic produce supply chains. It is designed to meet the needs of owners and managers of organic farming enterprises. This qualification is suitable for people currently working or who wish to find employment on an organic farming enterprise or who own an organic farming enterprise. 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
  • No student selection process required

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

Learning options
  • Blended

Key study areas
Plan production for the whole business Manage an agro-ecology production system Develop and implement sustainable land use strategies Develop an organic management plan Manage organic soil improvement Prepare the enterprise for organic certification Develop and review a business plan Plan and manage long-term weed, pest and/or disease control in crops Plan, implement and review a quality assurance program Market Product and Services

Further study opportunities


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*$5,265.66
Concession - average annual course fee*$1,053.00
Full fee - average annual course fee*$10,530.00
B.   Materials average fee (per year)**$100.00
C.   Consumables average fee (per year)**$100.00
Indicative pricing for:05/02/2018

*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

This page was last updated on 11/09/2017 10:13 AM

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