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  • Course Code
  • AHC30116
  • Course Type
  • Accredited Course; Apprenticeship; Free TAFE
  • Study mode
  • On Campus
  • Workplace
  • Combination
  • Duration
  • 2 years
  • Starting Date
  • February 2020
  • Location
  • Warragul
  • Leongatha
  • Sale (FLC)
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Course Overview

If you’re looking to work in any aspect of the agricultural industry, this traineeship will give you the skills and knowledge to work at the assistant farmhand level. You’ll open doors to new opportunities in your career and possible study pathways.

As an industry, agriculture is showing no signs of slowing down in Australia. You’ll be able to apply principals of sustainability, quality control and diversity to whichever role you take on. You’ll learn to muster and move animals, control and maintain machinery, use specialised equipment, and assist with the breeding of animals. Take a step closer to becoming a farmhand today.

This qualification is suitable for a Australian Apprenticeship.

Times

Mondays 9am-3pm

Qualifications and Recognition

Upon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate III in Agriculture (Traineeship).

Career Opportunities

Farm or station hand, Farm or station worker and Livestock transport driver

Opportunities for Further Study

Possible pathways may include but are not limited to:

Further Information

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

Recommended entry requirements

  • This qualification may be accessed by direct entry, often as a part time or full time traineeship, including School Based Trainee. It is also available as a Vocational Education and Training in Schools (VETis).
  • Applicants wishing to undertake the qualification are required to complete the pre-training review LLN screening tool.
  • Applicants are also required to complete a interview with one of the trainers before enrolment can proceed into this course.

Limitations to entry

  • Students must be a registered trainee to undertake this training.

Pre-requisites

Not Applicable

Online requirement

A 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

Not Applicable

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 Code

Unit Description

AHCDRY201

Milk livestock

AHCWRK309

Apply environmentally sustainable work practices

AHCCHM303

Prepare And Apply Chemicals

AHCCHM304

Transport and store chemicals

AHCWHS301

Contribute to work health and safety processes

AHCINF303

Plan and construct conventional fencing

AHCMOM202

Operate tractors

AHCMOM211

Operate side by side utility vehicles

AHCMOM212

Operate quad bikes

AHCINF302

Plan and construct an electric fence

AHCDRY301

Coordinate milking operations

AHCLSK309

Implement animal health control programs

AHCLSK311

Implement feeding plans for livestock

AHCMOM207

Conduct front-end loader operations

AHCAGB301

Keep production records for a primary production business

AHCBAC302

Establish pastures and crops for livestock production

AHCLSK305

Maintain livestock water supplies

AHCLSK318

Rear newborn and young livestock

AHCLSK329

Implement procedures for calving

AHCPCM301

Implement a plant nutrition program

AHCWRK303

Respond to emergencies

AHCBAC301

Conserve forage

AHCLSK301

Administer medication to livestock

AHCLSK308

Identify and draft livestock

Assessment

Practical demonstrations, practical demonstrations in simulated work conditions, problem solving,
documents/folio,case studies, projects, group projects,

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