Develop the essential skills for the production horticulture industry. Enhance your career opportunities or capabilities in the sector as a manager, individual or owner operator in one or more of the following production horticulture skills areas: Horticultural Production Plans, Staff Management, Plant Health, Chemical Use Strategies, Soils, Irrigation Maintenance and monitoring, Quality Assurance, Harvesting and Machinery Management.
Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include: Production horticulture farm manager.
Further training pathways from this qualification include, but are not limited to, the Advanced Diploma of Agriculture.
MILDURA: Full-time studies on campus four (4) days a week. Off campus flexible delivery is available. All delivery options have ongoing enrolments. SWAN HILL: Part-time studies on campus one (1) night a week. Off campus flexible delivery is available. All delivery options have ongoing enrolments. This course is an approved VET FEE-HELP/VET Student Loan course. The Vet Student Loan maximum tuition fee cap is $5,000. For more information: https://www.sunitafe.edu.au/vet-fee-help-vet-student-loans
Access to a production horticultural enterprise is highly recommended. 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.
|AHCBUS402||Cost a project||50||$30.00|
|AHCBUS404||Operate within a budget framework||50||$30.00|
|AHCBUS502||Market products and services||120||$30.00|
|AHCBUS508||Prepare and monitor budgets and financial reports||140||$30.00|
|AHCCHM501||Develop and manage a chemical use strategy||80||$30.00|
|AHCIRG502||Design irrigation system maintenance and monitoring programs||80||$30.00|
|AHCMOM501||Manage machinery and equipment||90||$30.00|
|AHCMOM502||Implement a machinery management system||130||$30.00|
|AHCNSY402||Plan a propagation program||120||$30.00|
|AHCPCM501||Diagnose plant health problems||120||$30.00|
|AHCPHT402||Develop a crop regulation program||100||$30.00|
|AHCPHT404||Implement and monitor a horticultural crop harvesting program||100||$30.00|
|AHCPHT502||Develop a horticultural production plan||180||$30.00|
|AHCSOL402||Develop a soil use map for a property||100||$30.00|
|AHCSOL501||Monitor and manage soils for production projects||120||$30.00|
|AHCWAT502||Manage water systems||120||$30.00|
|AHCWHS501||Manage work health and safety processes||90||$30.00|
|RPL Government Subsidised||$2,240|
|2019 July||Mildura Campus||Part Time, Flexible/Online, Diploma Semester 2|
|2020 Ongoing Enrolment||Mildura Campus||Part Time, Flexible/Online, Diploma Semester 1|