If you’re looking to start a career in the dairy industry, or you’d simply like to improve your existing skills, a Certificate III in Agriculture, focusing on dairy production, will get you there. This traineeship is focused on hands-on learning as you work your way through simulated workplaces and on-the-job experience.
Gain valuable experience working on farms as you gain confidence and begin working independently. You’ll learn how to establish pastures and crops for livestock, transport and prepare chemicals, coordinate milking operations, construct fencing, create feeding plans, respond to emergencies, and more. There are plenty of areas for you to choose your electives from, meaning you’ll be able to tailor this qualification to suit your interests.
Qualifications and RecognitionUpon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate III in Agriculture (Dairy Production) (Traineeship).
This qualification provides an occupational outcome in the dairy industry. The dairy industry expects that graduates from this qualification will be able to preform a range of tasks associated with a person preforming the job of a dairy farmhand.
Opportunities for Further Study
- AHC40116 Certificate IV in Agriculture
- AHC41016 Certificate IV in Agribusiness
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.
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|AHCLSK301 Administer Medication To Livestock|
|AHCLSK308 Identify And Draft Livestock|
|AHCCHM303 Prepare And Apply Chemicals|
|AHCCHM304 Transport and store chemicals|
|AHCWHS301 Contribute to work health and safety processes|
|AHCINF303 Plan and construct conventional fencing|
|AHCWRK309 Apply environmentally sustainable work practices|
|AHCDRY201 Milk livestock|
|AHCMOM202 Operate tractors|
|AHCMOM211 Operate side by side utility vehicles|
|AHCMOM212 Operate quad bikes|
|HLTAID003 Provide first aid|
|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|
|AHCBAC302 Establish pastures and crops for livestock production|
|AHCDRY302 Operate a dairy recycling system|
|AHCLSK305 Maintain livestock water supplies|
|AHCLSK307 Euthanase livestock|
|AHCLSK318 Rear newborn and young livestock|
|AHCLSK329 Implement procedures for calving|
|AHCPCM301 Implement a plant nutrition program|
|AHCWRK303 Respond to emergencies|
|AHCBAC301 Conserve forage|