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  • Course Code
  • AHC20116
  • Course Type
  • Pre-Apprenticeship; Accredited Course; Free TAFE
  • Study mode
  • On Campus
  • Duration
  • 1 year
  • Starting Date
  • July, October 2019
  • Location
  • Warragul
  • Leongatha
  • Sale (FLC)
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Course Overview

This qualification is suited for people who wish to work in the Primary industries sectors such as Agriculture and Dairy production. The qualification is best suited to people that are seeking to enter these sectors to start a career.  It enable individuals to select a livestock production or cropping focus, or mixed farming.

Participants carry out routine tasks under general supervision and limited autonomy

Times

Wednesdays 9.am - 3.00 pm and Fridays 9.00 am - 3.00 pm

Qualifications and Recognition

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

Career Opportunities

  • Assistant animal attendant/stock person
  • Assistant farm or station hand
  • Assistant farm or station worker
  • Assistant farm or station labourer

Opportunities for Further Study

Further Information

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

Recommended entry requirements

  • This qualification may be accessed by direct entry, part time or full time
  • Applicants will be required to complete a full Language Literacy and Numeracy Assessment as a part of the pre entry requirements of the course. The LLN results must be a minimum of 2 across all three areas
  • Applicants must prove that they have a suitable Agricultural / Horticultural business that they can undertake their practical placement on. Or alternately supply a letter from a suitable Agricultural / Horticultural employer stating that they are have access to employed work for a minimum of 1 day per week for the duration of the course.
  • Applicants must have a capable level of Computer literacy.
  • Applicants must have access to a PC / Laptop or Tablet as well as internet to support their learning and assessment out of school (scheduled teaching hours).
  • It is strongly recommended that applicants hold a minimum “Car Learner Permit” prior to course commencement.
  • Applicants must supply their own Safety Boots, Gumboots, Hat and / or Beanie, High vis work shirt, Safety Glasses, Ear Muffs, Leather Gloves and Wet weather gear for practical days and placements

Limitations to entry

  • Ability to gain voluntary or employed farm work within the industry for a minimum of one day a week for the duration of the qualification

Pre-requisites

Not Applicable

Online requirement

Reliable Internet connection

Fees

Course Cost

VET Student Loans

Not Applicable for this course

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Specialist Course Information

Specialist Course Information

N/A

Placement

240 hours for the duration of the qualification
Placement is arranged by: Student

Pathway to Industry Licence

Not Applicable

Material and Equipment supplied by students

Mobile phone, computer or laptop or tablet, internet connection

Student Services

Support is available for students at every stage of the study journey. Please speak to any of our friendly reception or teaching staff.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Many TAFE Gippsland courses offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Click to learn more about RPL and how it can benefit you.

Course Structure

Course Modules

Unit CodeUnit Description
TLID1001 Shift materials safely using manual handling methods
AHCWRK207 Collect and record production data
AHCMOM212 Operate quad bikes
AHCMOM211 Operate side by side utility vehicles
AHCLSK210 Muster and move livestock
AHCINF201 Carry out basic electric fencing operations
AHCDRY201 Milk livestock
AHCPCM201 Recognise plants
AHCWRK205 Participate in workplace communications
AHCMOM202 Operate tractors
AHCLSK211 Provide feed for livestock
AHCINF202 Install, maintain and repair farm fencing
AHCLSK202 Care for health and welfare of livestock
AHCLSK209 Monitor water supplies
AHCWRK201 Observe and report on weather
AHCLSK205 Handle livestock using basic techniques
AHCSOL202 Assist with soil or growing media sampling and testing
AHCWRK209 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
AHCWRK204 Work effectively in the industry
AHCWHS201 Participate in work health and safety processes
AHCCHM201 Apply chemicals under supervision
AHCMOM207 Conduct front-end loader operations

Assessment

Quiz / Knowledge assessments, forums, presentations, practical demonstrations in simulated work conditions

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