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If you’re interested in joining the Agriculture or Dairy industries, studying a Certificate II in Agriculture will get you where you want to go. Choose this qualification if you’re looking to start a new career in these sectors. Get guidance from industry professionals that can help you tailor your studies to suit your interests.
You’ll be able to select a livestock production or cropping focus or choose mixed farming to gain experience across the board. Challenge yourself as you master routine agricultural tasks and learn at the hands of experts.
TimesVideo conferences training sessions Wednesdays 12-1pm Practical tutorial day 3 per year in school holidays as per timetable
Qualifications and RecognitionUpon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate II in Agriculture (Traineeship).
- Assistant animal attendant/stock person
- Assistant farm or station hand
- Assistant farm or station worker
- Assistant farm or station labourer
Opportunities for Further Study
Academic Pathways may include but not be limited to:
- AHC30116 Certificate III in Agriculture
- AHC30216 Certificate III in Agriculture (Dairy Production)
- AHC30416 Certificate III in Pork Production
Reliable Internet connection
Specialist Course Information
PlacementIf not currently employed in a farming role, practical placement or paid employment on farm. The Participant in this situation should target a minimum of 80 hours of on farm work "experience".
Placement is arranged by: Student
Pathway to Industry Licence
Material and Equipment supplied by students
Mobile phone, computer or laptop or tablet, internet connection
Student ServicesSupport 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 LearningMany TAFE Gippsland courses offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Click to learn more about RPL and how it can benefit you.
|AHCMOM207 Conduct front-end loader operations|
|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|
Quiz / Knowledge assessments, forums, presentations, practical demonstrations in simulated work conditions