Certificate IV in Agriculture

Consider this course your training ground to become a specialist and a leader in your chosen stream within the diverse agricultural industry - or indeed to manage your own agribusiness.
Location
Mt Rowan - Rural Skills Centre
Qualification Code
AHC40116
Length
24 months
Commences
Semester 1

Free TAFE

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

Australia’s agricultural industry is undergoing an exciting transformation. Deloitte projects that it could be worth an extra $250 billion to the Australian economy over the next 20 years.

Meanwhile, new technologies are helping to improve productivity and change age-old practices across the almost 200,000 businesses trading in this sector.

No doubt you have a path in mind and with this program you can choose from our range of subjects to study those best suited to your interests.

You have the option of studying many specialist topics such as pasture management for livestock production, along with the “business side” of this industry with topics including budgeting and whole of farm planning, animal health management and livestock management.

Plus, you will learn in our specialised Rural Sciences Skills Center, where you can use the equipment and facilities you would find on a modern and well equipped agricultural enterprise.

 

  • Farm team leader
  • Farm superviser

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.

MANAGE PASTURES FOR LIVESTOCK PRODUCTION
AHCBAC401, 120 credit points
PLAN AND IMPLEMENT AGRICULTURAL CROP MAINTENANCE
AHCBAC404, 80 credit points
OPERATE WITHIN A BUDGET FRAMEWORK
AHCBUS404, 50 credit points
COST A PROJECT
AHCBUS407, 50 credit points
DEVELOP AND REVIEW A BUSINESS PLAN
AHCBUS506, 150 credit points
SUPERVISE ANIMAL HEALTH PROGRAMS
AHCLSK409, 110 credit points
ARRANGE LIVESTOCK PURCHASES
AHCLSK412, 80 credit points
ARRANGE MARKETING OF LIVESTOCK
AHCLSK502, 100 credit points
SAMPLE SOILS AND INTERPRET RESULTS
AHCSOL401, 60 credit points
IMPLEMENT AND MONITOR QUALITY ASSURANCE PROCEDURES
AHCWRK401, 100 credit points
SUPERVISE WORK ROUTINES AND STAFF PERFORMANCE
AHCWRK403, 50 credit points

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

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: LMB

National course code: AHC40116

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.

 

Each Friday, 9.00 am - 4.00 pm

Fees are subject to change annually.

Fees are payable at the time of enrolment. In addition your program may require you to purchase books and materials. Some of these costs may be payable on enrolment day.

For further information regarding these costs, please view 2020 Indicative Course Fees (pdf, 756kb) for tuition and materials fees payable to FedUni.  

Indicative government-subsidised and full-fee course fees are shown on this document, and should be read in conjunction with the information on the TAFE fees website.

Eligible applicants/students accessing government-subsidised training under the 'Skills First Program' need to be aware enrolling in a qualification may affect their ability to access future government-subsidised training.

For further information please refer to the Fees, charges and eligibility on the TAFE fees website.
 

2020 TAFE Eligibility Exemptions

 

You could be eligible for government subsidised study at Federation University Australia through the TAFE eligibility exemptions. 

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 a TAFE eligibility exemption. Please refer to the TAFE fees website or contact the course coordinator
 

Please note: A limited number of TAFE eligibility exemptions are available so contact us now to secure your place for 2020.

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 FedUni on 1800 333 864.

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

Federation TAFE

Course coordinator

Sharon Cini