Horticulture and Agriculture


GROW IT with courses in: 
 
  • Agriculture
  • Horticulture
  • Business
  • Conservation and Land Management 

For further information on courses visit the Horticulture and Agriculture course section.

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What you'll learn


Grow your career in one of Australia’s leading agribusiness regions. 

Get hands on experience with the latest water saving and irrigation techniques, water sampling, monitoring biodiversity, GPS technology, cultural heritage and land restoration. 

SuniTAFE’s SMART Farm in Cardross provides students a purpose built training and research facility that utilises the latest innovations and best practices.

Careers

 
  • Farm or Station Hand/Worker/Labourer 
  • Horticulturalist
  • Gardener
  • Landscape Designer
  • Grounds Maintenance Worker
  • Nursery Person
  • Landcare Officer
  • Cultural Heritage Officer 
  • National Parks Ranger 
  • Revegetation Worker 
  • Agribusiness Administrator 
  • Production Horticulture Farm Manager 

Industry Outlook


Get the skills you need for a job that’s in demand. 

Horticulture and other agriculture industries have a large projection of growth in the Mallee between now and 2022.
 
  • 600 - 1,100 jobs in horticulture created between now and 2022 
  • 100 - 200 jobs in agriculture created between now and 2022 
Horticulture is diverse, central to the Mallee region’s economy and forecast to double over 10+ years. 

In demand jobs include:
 
  • Crop farm workers
  • Livestock farm workers
  • Bookkeepers
  • Plant Operators 
  • Packers 

Source: Information and icons – 2017 Regional Skills Demand Profile, The Mallee, Victorian Skills Commissioner. 
 

Entry & Pathways

 

CERTIFICATE IV IN CONSERVATION & LAND MANAGEMENT AHC40916
Guaranteed direct entry into:

  • Bachelor of Outdoor Recreation Education


DIPLOMA OF CONSERVATION AND LAND MANAGEMENT AHC51116
120 credits I 8 subjects towards:

  • Bachelor of Outdoor Education


DIPLOMA OF HORTICULTURE AHC50416
60 credits I 4 subjects towards:

  • Bachelor of Business (Agribusiness)


CERTIFICATE IV IN AGRIBUSINESS AHC41016
Bachelor of Business

  • Bachelor of Business (Agribusiness)
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