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Course Overview

Code:
AHC40116
Course Type:
Accredited course
Mode of Delivery:
On Campus
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Intakes

Course Duration:
38 weeks
Commencing in:
  • 2024

2024 Intake

Intake Date Campus Attendance Days
14/03/2024 Warragul Thursday 10:00am-3:00pm
14/03/2024 Leongatha Thursday 10:00am-3:00pm
14/03/2024 Sale FLC Thursday 10:00am-3:00pm
16/05/2024 Leongatha Thursday 10:00am-3:00pm
16/05/2024 Warragul Thursday 10:00am-3:00pm
16/05/2024 Sale FLC Thursday 10:00am-3:00pm
18/07/2024 Sale FLC Thursday 10:00am-3:00pm
18/07/2024 Warragul Thursday 10:00am-3:00pm
18/07/2024 Leongatha Thursday 10:00am-3:00pm
15/08/2024 Warragul Thursday 10:00am-3:00pm
15/08/2024 Sale FLC Thursday 10:00am-3:00pm
15/08/2024 Leongatha Thursday 10:00am-3:00pm
05/09/2024 Leongatha Thursday 10:00am-3:00pm
05/09/2024 Warragul Thursday 10:00am-3:00pm
05/09/2024 Sale FLC Thursday 10:00am-3:00pm
24/10/2024 Warragul Thursday 10:00am-3:00pm
24/10/2024 Sale FLC Thursday 10:00am-3:00pm
24/10/2024 Leongatha Thursday 10:00am-3:00pm

About this course

Become a specialist in the farming industry with a Certificate IV in Agriculture.
Progress your career in the sector and learn how to run a working farm with this practical course that will give you the skills to work as a supervisor or team leader.

Designed to meet the needs of supervisors or team leaders in the industry, this course allows you to develop post-trade skills and knowledge while you’re working on a farm and become specialists in your field.
Learn on the job and apply your skills and knowledge in the workplace, attending and participating in industry events, field days, technical updates and discussion groups.
Take responsibility for your own work and for the quality of work of others and learn how to provide and communicate solutions to a range of sometimes unpredictable problems.

This Kim, one of our Agriculture teachers

Local farmer and student Jake shares his experience


Did you know: The Victorian Government has now made Free TAFE courses even more accessible for new students enrolling for study in 2023. All Free TAFE courses at TAFE Gippsland are now available to people with higher-level qualifications and those who have completed a previous Free TAFE course and are looking to continue in their selected training pathway. Conditions and eligibility rules apply. Check out our Free TAFE information page for further details.

Career Opportunities

This qualification provides and occupational outcome at a supervisory level. Job roles vary across different industry sectors and include:
• Farm team leader
• Farm supervisor.

Opportunities for Further Study

AHC41019 certificate IV in Agribusiness
AHC50116 Diploma of Agriculture.
AHC50122 Diploma of Agriculture.

Skills or Knowledge gained

This qualification will teach participants skills and knowledge in the specialist fields of Work Health and Safety, people management, supervision of animal health programs, development and supervision of livestock feeding plans as well as soil and pasture nutrition and improvement.

Entry Requirements

Are there specified requirements for entry into the course/qualification?: Yes

Mandatory entry requirements:

Learners must be currently working (employed) on a commercial agricultural farm on a Casual, Part time or Full time basis, in order to support their assessment completion.

Recommended entry Requirements:

Past experience on farms or related businesses and / or training in Agriculture or Agribusiness would be an advantage but not essential.
Applicants are required to participate in a pre-training interview to determine if the AHC40116 Certificate IV in Agriculture will meet their needs

Limitations to course Entry:

Students must have access to a reliable internet connection.
Students must have access to a computer or tablet that will support course work to be completed in our Learning Management System Moodle. We recommend that this also includes a headset (integrated microphone and earphones).
Students working within the agricultural industry must be physically fit, this includes the ability to bend and lift. Students must be able to spend considerable time on their feet throughout their working day.

Minimum Industry Requirement

Not applicable.

Licensing/Regulatory Requirements

Will this course/qualification or a constituent unit provide a pathway to an industry licence or regulated outcome: No

Qualifications and Recognition - 2024

Upon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate IV in Agriculture.

Work Placement - 2024

Does this course require placement?: No

Course Overview

Code:
AHC40116
Course Type:
Accredited course
Mode of Delivery:
Traineeship
Enquiry

Enquire Online

Provide your details below and we'll be in contact soon!

Intakes

Course Duration:
38 weeks
Commencing in:
  • 2024

2024 Intake

Intake Date Campus Attendance Days
14/03/2024 Warragul Thursday 10:00am-3:00pm
14/03/2024 Leongatha Thursday 10:00am-3:00pm
14/03/2024 Sale FLC Thursday 10:00am-3:00pm
16/05/2024 Leongatha Thursday 10:00am-3:00pm
16/05/2024 Warragul Thursday 10:00am-3:00pm
16/05/2024 Sale FLC Thursday 10:00am-3:00pm
18/07/2024 Sale FLC Thursday 10:00am-3:00pm
18/07/2024 Warragul Thursday 10:00am-3:00pm
18/07/2024 Leongatha Thursday 10:00am-3:00pm
15/08/2024 Warragul Thursday 10:00am-3:00pm
15/08/2024 Sale FLC Thursday 10:00am-3:00pm
15/08/2024 Leongatha Thursday 10:00am-3:00pm
05/09/2024 Leongatha Thursday 10:00am-3:00pm
05/09/2024 Warragul Thursday 10:00am-3:00pm
05/09/2024 Sale FLC Thursday 10:00am-3:00pm
24/10/2024 Warragul Thursday 10:00am-3:00pm
24/10/2024 Sale FLC Thursday 10:00am-3:00pm
24/10/2024 Leongatha Thursday 10:00am-3:00pm

About this course

Become a specialist in the farming industry with a Certificate IV in Agriculture.
Progress your career in the sector and learn how to run a working farm with this practical course that will give you the skills to work as a supervisor or team leader.

Designed to meet the needs of supervisors or team leaders in the industry, this course allows you to develop post-trade skills and knowledge while you’re working on a farm and become specialists in your field.
Learn on the job and apply your skills and knowledge in the workplace, attending and participating in industry events, field days, technical updates and discussion groups.
Take responsibility for your own work and for the quality of work of others and learn how to provide and communicate solutions to a range of sometimes unpredictable problems.

This Kim, one of our Agriculture teachers

Local farmer and student Jake shares his experience


Did you know: The Victorian Government has now made Free TAFE courses even more accessible for new students enrolling for study in 2023. All Free TAFE courses at TAFE Gippsland are now available to people with higher-level qualifications and those who have completed a previous Free TAFE course and are looking to continue in their selected training pathway. Conditions and eligibility rules apply. Check out our Free TAFE information page for further details.

Career Opportunities

This qualification provides and occupational outcome at a supervisory level. Job roles vary across different industry sectors and include:
• Farm team leader
• Farm supervisor.

Opportunities for Further Study

AHC41019 certificate IV in Agribusiness
AHC50116 Diploma of Agriculture.
AHC50122 Diploma of Agriculture.

Skills or Knowledge gained

This qualification will teach participants skills and knowledge in the specialist fields of Work Health and Safety, people management, supervision of animal health programs, development and supervision of livestock feeding plans as well as soil and pasture nutrition and improvement.

Entry Requirements

Are there specified requirements for entry into the course/qualification?: Yes

Mandatory entry requirements:

Learners must be currently working (employed) on a commercial agricultural farm on a Casual, Part time or Full time basis, in order to support their assessment completion.

Recommended entry Requirements:

Past experience on farms or related businesses and / or training in Agriculture or Agribusiness would be an advantage but not essential.
Applicants are required to participate in a pre-training interview to determine if the AHC40116 Certificate IV in Agriculture will meet their needs

Limitations to course Entry:

Students must have access to a reliable internet connection.
Students must have access to a computer or tablet that will support course work to be completed in our Learning Management System Moodle. We recommend that this also includes a headset (integrated microphone and earphones).
Students working within the agricultural industry must be physically fit, this includes the ability to bend and lift. Students must be able to spend considerable time on their feet throughout their working day.

Minimum Industry Requirement

Not applicable.

Licensing/Regulatory Requirements

Will this course/qualification or a constituent unit provide a pathway to an industry licence or regulated outcome: No

Qualifications and Recognition - 2024

Upon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate IV in Agriculture.

Work Placement - 2024

Does this course require placement?: No

Further Information - 2024

Fees

Fees and charges Government subsidised concession Government subsidised Full-fee paying student
Maximum full course tuition fee* (GST exempt) $537.60 $2,688.00 $16,128.00
Materials fee* (GST exempt) $335.00 $335.00 $335.00
Total $872.60 $3,023.00 $16,463.00
VET Student Loans

Not Applicable for this course

Help with fees

Sample course units

AHCBAC410 Plan and implement a pasture establishment program
AHCBAC411 Manage pastures for livestock production
AHCBIO303 Apply biosecurity measures
AHCLSK401 Develop feeding plans for a production system
AHCLSK402 Develop livestock feeding plans
AHCLSK404 Implement and monitor animal welfare programs
AHCLSK409 Supervise animal health programs
AHCPCM406 Develop a soil health and plant nutrition program
AHCSOL406 Sample soils and interpret results
AHCWHS401 Maintain work health and safety processes
AHCWRK403 Supervise work routines and staff performance
BSBHRM415 Coordinate recruitment and onboarding
Assessment

The assessment for each course varies. It may include knowledge questions, practical skills tasks, projects, research work, on the job assessment, etc. Your assessor or educator will provide specific information on the requirements for your course.

You can expect that:

  • assessment methods are clear
  • assessment tasks are relevant and meet the requirements of your course
  • assessor or educator demonstrate fairness and lack of bias when assessing your work
  • educators will provide open and honest feedback about assessment tasks.

Further Information - 2024

Fees

Fees and charges Government subsidised concession Government subsidised Full-fee paying student
Maximum full course tuition fee* (GST exempt) $537.60 $2,688.00 $16,128.00
Materials fee* (GST exempt) $335.00 $335.00 $335.00
Total $872.60 $3,023.00 $16,463.00
VET Student Loans

Not Applicable for this course

Help with fees

Sample course units

AHCBAC410 Plan and implement a pasture establishment program
AHCBAC411 Manage pastures for livestock production
AHCBIO303 Apply biosecurity measures
AHCLSK401 Develop feeding plans for a production system
AHCLSK402 Develop livestock feeding plans
AHCLSK404 Implement and monitor animal welfare programs
AHCLSK409 Supervise animal health programs
AHCPCM406 Develop a soil health and plant nutrition program
AHCSOL406 Sample soils and interpret results
AHCWHS401 Maintain work health and safety processes
AHCWRK403 Supervise work routines and staff performance
BSBHRM415 Coordinate recruitment and onboarding
Assessment

The assessment for each course varies. It may include knowledge questions, practical skills tasks, projects, research work, on the job assessment, etc. Your assessor or educator will provide specific information on the requirements for your course.

You can expect that:

  • assessment methods are clear
  • assessment tasks are relevant and meet the requirements of your course
  • assessor or educator demonstrate fairness and lack of bias when assessing your work
  • educators will provide open and honest feedback about assessment tasks.