Agriculture

About the Course

This qualification reflects the role of personnel working on farms and stations who manage enterprise production units and employees and sole operators of agribusinesses who provide crop production advice and services to production enterprises.
Industry expects individuals with this qualification will take personal responsibility and exercise autonomy in undertaking complex work. They must analyse information and exercise judgement to complete a range of advanced skilled activities.
Job roles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

Farm production manager
Production unit manager
Agronomist
Station/property manager.

No occupational licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

NSW Skills List

This qualification is on the NSW Skills List. The NSW Government will subsidise eligible students to undertake this qualification. For more information see Smart and Skilled

Qualification Diploma
National Code AHC50116
Where can I study?

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Career Opportunities

Farm production manager
Production unit manager
Agronomist
Station/property manager
Dairy Master Technician
Farm Manager (Cropping)
Farm Manager (Livestock)
Farmer
Organic Farmer
Poultry Production Manager

Study Options

Recognition of Prior Learning

Student Hubs

TAFE Western Connect - Choose how or where you study:

  • Online - Study using TAFE Western's online learning website
  • Workplace - Study at work supported by your supervisor and TAFE Western
  • Blended Learning - Study via a combination of online, workshops, web/video conferencing and mobile training units

On Campus - Study at a TAFE campus

You may have skills, knowledge, previous training or experience which is relevant to this course. If so, you may wish to have this recognised. This may also reduce your training time. For further information, visit Recognition and RPL

Our Student Hubs are a great place to study, relax and find out more about how you can get the most out of your studies.

Where can I study?

Bourke

VET Student Loans

  Starts in February

  Part time

  Blended Learning

Enrolment Code: AHC50116-01V01-19BRK-010

Grenfell

VET Student Loans

  Starts in February

  Part time

  Blended Learning

Enrolment Code: AHC50116-01V01-19GNF-010

Bourke

How will I study?

Delivery Location: Bourke Connected Learning Centre

CLC OFFERING will have a weekly video conference plus tutorial support.

This program includes activities which are to be completed in your own time.

When will I study?

Class attendance is Part time

Attendance is at TAFE NSW Bourke, Connected Learning Centre, 48 Oxley Street, Bourke.

Course length: 2 Years

Start Date: 11 February 2019
End Date: 1 December 2020

What will I pay?

A VET student loan may be available to eligible students to cover some or all of their course fees. More information will be made available closer to your enrolment.

The amount you pay will depend on your individual circumstances.

TAFE NSW Government-subsidised fee (for eligible students): Up to $4,820.00 (GST free).

The fee that is displayed is the price for a student completing their second qualification and meeting eligibility criteria. The fee you pay may be lower depending on your personal circumstances and eligibility for a subsidised place, a concession or an exemption. In some cases there are limited government subsidised places available.

Please contact your nearest TAFE Western campus or call us on 1300 823 393 for a personal fee assessment and to find out if you are eligible for a government subsidised place. If you do not gain a subsidised place you may be able to enrol and pay the non-government subsidised fee.

A payment must be made towards your course fee (if applicable) at the time you enrol or your place in the class will not be confirmed and you will not be able to access any of your learning resources.

Payment Options

Study Now, Pay Later

VET Student LoansVET Student Loans commenced on 1 January 2017, replacing the VET FEE-HELP scheme, which ceased on 31 December 2016. The new student loans program gives eligible students access to quality higher level VET qualifications, particularly those students who could not otherwise afford to pay upfront.

More information on VET Student Loans can be found at https://www.education.gov.au/vet-student-loans including: eligibility, loan caps, eligible courses, repayment options.

Who can I talk to?

Please contact the TAFE West Region Hotline 131601

APPLY NOW ENQUIRE

Grenfell

How will I study?

Delivery Location: Grenfell Connected Learning Centre

CLC OFFERING will have a weekly video conference plus tutorial support.

This program includes activities which are to be completed in your own time.

When will I study?

Class attendance is Part time

Attendance is at TAFE NSW Grenfell, Connected Learning Centre, 9 Melyra Street, Grenfell.

Course length: 2 Years

Start Date: 11 February 2019
End Date: 1 December 2020

What will I pay?

A VET student loan may be available to eligible students to cover some or all of their course fees. More information will be made available closer to your enrolment.

The amount you pay will depend on your individual circumstances.

TAFE NSW Government-subsidised fee (for eligible students): Up to $4,820.00 (GST free).

The fee that is displayed is the price for a student completing their second qualification and meeting eligibility criteria. The fee you pay may be lower depending on your personal circumstances and eligibility for a subsidised place, a concession or an exemption. In some cases there are limited government subsidised places available.

Please contact your nearest TAFE Western campus or call us on 1300 823 393 for a personal fee assessment and to find out if you are eligible for a government subsidised place. If you do not gain a subsidised place you may be able to enrol and pay the non-government subsidised fee.

A payment must be made towards your course fee (if applicable) at the time you enrol or your place in the class will not be confirmed and you will not be able to access any of your learning resources.

Payment Options

Study Now, Pay Later

VET Student LoansVET Student Loans commenced on 1 January 2017, replacing the VET FEE-HELP scheme, which ceased on 31 December 2016. The new student loans program gives eligible students access to quality higher level VET qualifications, particularly those students who could not otherwise afford to pay upfront.

More information on VET Student Loans can be found at https://www.education.gov.au/vet-student-loans including: eligibility, loan caps, eligible courses, repayment options.

Who can I talk to?

Please contact the TAFE West Region Hotline 131601

APPLY NOW ENQUIRE