AHC30116 Certificate III in Agriculture

Award Course
This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding

Overview

The Certificate III in Agriculture gives you the training you need to work in an agricultural setting. With a focus on cropping and food production, you will learn technical skills and theory in addition to workplace, OHS and communication skills.

Careers

This qualification could lead to ongoing employment as a farm or station hand.

Course Delivery

Mildura - Trainee based delivery.

Entry Requirements

Each student will undertake a Pre-Training Review before enrolling to help confirm the proposed course is suitable. It will provide valuable information about an individual's existing skills and knowledge, language, literacy and numeracy skills and whether the course will help in achieving learning and/or employment goals.

Expected Time to Complete

1 Years

Units & Assessment
Core Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
AHCWHS301 Contribute to work health and safety processes 50 $30.00
AHCWRK309 Apply environmentally sustainable work practices 50 $30.00
Elective Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
AHCAGB302 Keep production records for a primary production business 60 $30.00
AHCCHM304 Transport and store chemicals 50 $30.00
AHCCHM307 Prepare and apply chemicals to control pest, weeds and diseases 70 $30.00
AHCIRG338 Troubleshoot irrigation systems 50 $30.00
AHCIRG346 Operate pressurised irrigation systems 50 $30.00
AHCMOM202 Operate tractors 40 $30.00
AHCMOM304 Operate machinery and equipment 40 $30.00
AHCMOM315 Operate chemical application machinery and equipment 90 $30.00
AHCNSY307 Operate fertigation equipment 70 $30.00
AHCPCM301 Implement a plant nutrition program 60 $30.00
AHCPHT304 Harvest horticultural crops mechanically 50 $30.00
AHCPHT305 Regulate crops 30 $30.00
AHCPHT310 Coordinate horticultural crop harvesting 70 $30.00
AHCPMG301 Control weeds 70 $30.00
AHCPMG302 Control plant pests, diseases and disorders 80 $30.00
AHCSOL406 Sample soils and interpret results 60 $30.00
AHCWRK204 Work effectively in the industry 20 $30.00
AHCWRK305 Coordinate work site activities 70 $30.00
AHCWRK306 Comply with industry quality assurance requirements 40 $30.00
TLILIC0003 Licence to operate a forklift truck 40 $44.00
Your particular units of study will be determined from the core and elective units required for this qualification.

RPL is a formal assessment process that recognises relevant skills and knowledge you have already gained through previous training, work and life experiences. Contact the Institute today to discuss your options for RPL.

Indicative Fees

2022
Government Subsidised $3,539
Concession $1,103
Traineeship $3,104
Traineeship Concession $1,016
RPL Government Subsidised $2,610
RPL Concession $522
RPL Self-funded $3,480
Self-Funded $4,409

Free TAFE for Priority Courses is a Victorian Government program that covers your tuition fees to study in selected courses at TAFE, if you’re eligible. Eligibility criteria apply. Free TAFE on selected courses only. Other fees and charges may apply. See www.freetafe.vic.gov.au.

Average total fees include designated materials and will vary according to your specific unit choices and other factors.

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

For information on refunds in relation to withdrawals, transfers and cancellations refer to the following policies and procedures.
Refund of Course Fees Policy
Student Withdrawal and Refund of Course Fees Procedure

Please visit our Fees and Charges page for more information.
Intake Campus Course Details
2022 Ongoing Enrolment Mildura Campus Part Time, Employer Based (Trainee), Full Year, School Based Trainee
2022 Ongoing Enrolment Mildura Campus Full Time, Employer Based (Trainee), Full Year, Trainee