Certificate II in Agriculture

Forget the traditional classroom: with our Certificate II in Agriculture, you can make the most of hands-on training.
This course is only offered at one location, see below.
Mt Rowan - Rural Skills Centre
Location
Semester 1
Semester 2
Other intakes
Mt Rowan - Rural Skills Centre
Semester 1
Semester 2
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Other intakes
-
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Length
Five months of three days a week
Qualification Code
AHC20116

Free TAFE

This course is in the Free TAFE for Priority Courses list. Find out about the initiative and your eligibility

This qualification provides a general vocational outcome in agriculture. The qualification enables individuals to select a livestock production, cropping or livestock context as a job focus or, in the case of mixed farming enterprises, both cropping and livestock.  Individuals with this qualification carry out routine tasks under general supervision and exercise limited autonomy with some accountability for their own work.

  • Assistant animal attendant
  • Assistant stockperson
  • Assistant farm hand
  • Assistant station hand

The course content below provides all possible units related to the course. If the course has various streams, the units you are required to study will depend on your chosen stream.

PARTICIPATE IN ENVIRONMENTALLY SUSTAINABLE WORK PRACTICES
AHCWRK209
WORK EFFECTIVELY IN THE INDUSTRY
AHCWRK204
PARTICIPATE IN WORK HEALTH AND SAFETY PROCESSES
AHCWHS201
PROVIDE BASIC EMERGENCY LIFE SUPPORT
HLTAID010
COLLECT AND RECORD PRODUCTION DATA
AHCWRK207
PARTICIPATE IN WORKPLACE COMMUNICATIONS
AHCWRK205
PERFORM SHED DUTIES
AHCWOL311
PERFORM BOARD DUTIES
AHCWOL202
ASSIST WITH SOIL OR GROWING MEDIA SAMPLING AND TESTING
AHCSOL203
ASSIST WITH SOIL OR GROWING MEDIA SAMPLING AND TESTING
AHCSOL202
UNDERTAKE BASIC SHEARING AND CRUTCHING
AHCSHG210
GRIND COMBS AND CUTTERS FOR MACHINE SHEARING
AHCSHG205
CRUTCH SHEEP
AHCSHG201
TREAT WEEDS
AHCPMG201
MAINTAIN HEALTH AND WELFARE OF POULTRY
AHCPLY202
OPERATE QUAD BIKES
AHCMOM217
OPERATE SIDE BY SIDE UTILITY VEHICLES
AHCMOM216
OPERATE AND MAINTAIN CHAINSAWS
AHCMOM213
CONDUCT FRONT-END LOADER OPERATIONS
AHCMOM207
UNDERTAKE OPERATIONAL MAINTENANCE OF MACHINERY
AHCMOM204
OPERATE BASIC MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT
AHCMOM203
OPERATE TRACTORS
AHCMOM202
PLAN TO EXHIBIT LIVESTOCK
AHCLSK317
PREPARE LIVESTOCK FOR COMPETITION
AHCLSK316
IMPLEMENT FEEDING PLANS FOR LIVESTOCK
AHCLSK311
CLEAN OUT PRODUCTION SHEDS
AHCLSK213
MONITOR WATER SUPPLIES
AHCLSK209
IDENTIFY AND MARK LIVESTOCK
AHCLSK206
HANDLE LIVESTOCK USING BASIC TECHNIQUES
AHCLSK205
CARE FOR HEALTH AND WELFARE OF LIVESTOCK
AHCLSK202
INSTALL, MAINTAIN AND REPAIR FARM FENCING
AHCINF202
PREPARE AND APPLY CHEMICALS TO CONTROL PEST, WEEDS AND DISEASES
AHCCHM307
TRANSPORT AND STORE CHEMICALS
AHCCHM304
APPLY CHEMICALS UNDER SUPERVISION
AHCCHM201
3 days per week

Delivery: Combination of classroom and online.

Entry requirements (year 12)

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Entry requirements (non year 12)

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

For information in relation to the University and students rights and responsibilities please refer to the VET Information Guide.

Applicants need to demonstrate the literacy and numeracy skills required to undertake this course through a test as part of the application process. The test will be conducted through Federation College prior to commencement of training. Feedback will be provided to the applicant on their results and types of support, if necessary, available to them.

The application method varies depending on your circumstances, please visit our How to apply page for further information.

VTAC application: No

Direct application: Yes

Federation University code: LLE

National course code: AHC20116

Tuition Fees

The tuition fees you will pay depends on your eligibility for a Victorian Government subsidised place under the Skills First Program.

Find out more about eligibility here.

2023 total estimated tuition fees for Certificate II in Agriculture
Concession
Government Subsidised Place
Standard
Government Subsidised Place
Full Fee Place
(Not eligible for government subsidy)
$596$2,982$8,677

*Fees displayed are estimates for the total program and may change depending on individual circumstances at enrolment. Fees are subject to change annually.

Visit our TAFE enrolment fees page for more information.

Material Fees

Material fees cover the cost of items which are purchased by the university and provided to the student, such as tools, materials, uniforms, textbooks, excursions and other incidentals associated with the program.

The estimated material fees for this program are $31

Eligibility Exemptions

You could be eligible for government subsidised study at Federation University through the Skills First eligibility exemptions initiative.

If you have been deemed ineligible for a government-subsidised place because you have a higher qualification or have commenced two qualifications at the same level, you may be eligible to enrol in a government-subsidised place with an eligibility exemption.

Please note: A limited number of TAFE eligibility exemptions are available so contact us now to secure your place for 2023.

Important Information

Direct Debit Payment Plans are available for eligible students to help manage the payment of tuition and material fees throughout the enrolment year (excluding Diploma/Advanced Diploma tuition fees).

Students accessing government-subsidised training under the Skills First Program need to be aware that enrolling in a qualification may affect their ability to access future government-subsidised training.

Free TAFE: Under the Victorian Government Free TAFE initiative, some programs have free tuition for eligible students, however material fees (if applicable) will be payable by the student.  Free TAFE is subject to availability and eligibility requirements.

Visit the TAFE fees website. for further information on fees, payments and refunds.

If what you have learned at work, from other programs, courses, from life experience or training provided at work is relevant to this program, you may be entitled to gain subject credits or exemptions. The University is obliged to recognise the AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by other registered training organisations. For further details contact Federation University on 1800 333 864.

Further education pathway/s: AHC30116 Certificate III in Agriculture

 

Please note that this course is currently in a transition period (superseded due to Government-mandated updates), with updates due for release in the coming years. Rest assured, completion of this course version before 23 January 2024 will still provide you with a valid and quality outcome. If you have any questions, please submit an enquiry

A range of student services are available at most campuses. For further information on these services or for course information, please contact us on 1800 333 864.

The commencement of all programs is subject to available funding and enrolment quotas.

All information contained in this program overview including the availability of programs and fees, is correct at the time of being published, however the University reserves the right to alter any program, procedure or fee. Students should check for any amendment prior to enrolment.

CRICOS Provider No.00103D
Please note: This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding to eligible individuals.
National RTO Code: 4909

School department

Centre for Science, Technology

Course coordinator

Sharon Cini