- Course Code
- Course Type
- Accredited Course
- Study mode
- On Campus
- 1.5-2 years
- Starting Date
- July 2019
- Sale (FLC)
Develop a huge range of advanced skills with a Diploma of Agriculture. This high-level course will give you amazing insight into the roles and responsibilities of people on farms who manage enterprise production units, offer crop production advice, and offer services to production businesses. With this qualification, you’ll be on your way to becoming a farm, property or station manager.
You will benefit from increased personal responsibility, autonomous work environments and an advanced understanding of specialised skills. Learn to manage livestock and crop production, market your products, create and monitor budgets, develop business plans, and put sustainable land strategies into place. Get your diploma this year to start working as an industry expert.
TimesWednesdays, between the hours of 11:00am - 2:00pm or 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Qualifications and RecognitionUpon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Diploma of Agriculture.
Job roles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:
- Farm production manager
- Production unit manager
- Station/property manager
Opportunities for Further Study
AHC60116 Advanced Diploma of Agriculture*
Pathways to university degrees in Agriculture, Agribusiness Management and Agri-science*
*Qualifications are not offered by TAFE Gippsland
Recommended entry requirements
- Students are required to undertake a pre-training review to determine the suitability of the course to their needs. It is desirable that students are working on farm or in industry in a capacity to use and enhance skills and knowledge.
Limitations to entry
- Students must have access to a reliable internet connection that will support video conferencing. This also needs to include a headset (integrated microphone and earphones).
- Students must have access to a computer or table that will support course work to be completed in Moodle.
Computer and internet connection required
Specialist Course Information
Pathway to Industry Licence
Material and Equipment supplied by students
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.
|AHCWHS501 Manage work health and safety processes|
|AHCSUS501 Develop and manage a plan for sustainable supply and use of water on a farm|
|AHCLSK501 Manage Livestock Production|
|AHCBAC502 Manage forage conservation|
|BSBRES411 Analyse and present research information|
|AHCAGB505 Develop A Whole Farm Plan|
|AHCBAC503 Manage Integrated Crop And Pasture Production|
|AHCLSK504 Develop Livestock Health And Welfare Strategies|
|AHCBUS501 Manage Staff|
|AHCBUS506 Develop And Review A Business Plan|
Assessments are knowledge based theory test, practical observations