Certificate IV in Agribusiness
|Campus||Shepparton - William Orr, Wangaratta - Tone Road|
AHC41016 Certificate IV in Agribusiness is the recognised qualification to become a qualified Agribusiness administrator.
This qualification allows individuals to develop agribusiness skills and knowledge within the agriculture and production horticulture industry. They may undertake a range of complex and non-routine tasks related to the administration of an agribusiness. The range of technical skills and knowledge is experienced and leadership of others would be expected.
This course can be undertaken via a computer aided learning model (on campus and online) or a traineeship. You will be enrolled into a current qualification.
The AHC41016 – Certificate IV in Agribusiness is designed for those wishing to further their knowledge and skills to seek employment in the Food and Fibre/Agriculture industry.
Working in this industry may involve working outdoors and indoors, working with computers, people and interpreting data. At times it may require you to work alone or in a team. Individuals with this qualification will take responsibility for their own work and for the quality of the work of others within known parameters. They provide and communicate solutions to a range of predictable and sometimes unpredictable problems.
After gaining the AHC41016 – Certificate IV in Agribusiness, you might wish to undertake further study in the:
- AHC50116 Diploma of Agriculture
- AHC60316 Advanced Diploma of Agribusiness Management
|Shepparton – William Orr||Flexible Learning, Self Paced – Working in Industry – SEMESTER 1 / 2019|
|Shepparton – William Orr||Flexible Learning, Self Paced – Working in Industry – SEMESTER 2 / 2019|
|Wangaratta – Tone Road||Flexible Learning, Self Paced – Working in Industry – SEMESTER 1 / 2019|
|Wangaratta – Tone Road||Flexible Learning, Self Paced – Working in Industry – SEMESTER 2 / 2019|
It is important that students commit to all course requirements, including study and assessments the student may need to complete outside their normal training sessions.
Students are encouraged to attend all face-to-face sessions and participate in webinars.
Name: Ian Carkeek
Location: William Orr Campus, Shepparton
|Type||Average Enrolled Hours||Hourly Fee Rate||Indicative Tuition Fee||Hourly Govt Subsidy Rate||Total Govt Contribution|
|Govt Subsidised-Standard Concession||1,070||$0.40||$428.00||$10.00||$10,700.00|
|Govt Subsidised-Trainee Concession||1,070||$0.40||$428.00||$10.00||$10,700.00|
Please note that the advertised fees relate to 2019. For enrolments this year, please contact us for confirmation.
The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.
You will receive an Indicative Fee Statement when you decide upon your course. A finalised invoice will be issued upon enrolment. Students will be invoiced for the components of the course that they are enrolled into for each year or semester.
Material fees cover costs associated with the following where applicable, and not limited to:
- Classroom activity consumables, handouts and booklets
- E-Learning resources and associated license access fees
Additionally some courses require students to purchase or supply text books, kits, tools, uniforms and personal protection equipment. Some specific materials may be purchased through the GOTAFE Book Shop. A full list with associated costs will be provided to you at your Course Information session or during the Pre-Training review Interview.
Training package entry requirements
There are no training package entry requirements for this qualification.
GOTAFE preferred entry requirements
Before being accepted into this course applicants must:
- Attend an interview
- Undertake a pre-training review to document previous work experience and qualifications and assess suitability for the course
- Complete a language, literacy and numeracy assessment
AHC41016 – Core Units
AHCWHS401 – Maintain work health and safety processes
AHC41016 – Elective Units
AHCAGB301 – Keep production records for a primary production business
AHCAGB402 – Analyse and interpret production data
AHCBUS404 – Operate within a budget framework
AHCBUS508 – Prepare and monitor budgets and financial reports
AHCCHM303 – Prepare and apply chemicals
AHCCHM304 – Transport and store chemicals
AHCCHM401 – Develop procedures to minimise risks in the use of chemicals
AHCLSK401 – Develop feeding plans for a production system
AHCLSK402 – Develop livestock feeding plans
AHCWRK401 – Implement and monitor quality assurance procedures
AHCWRK403 – Supervise work routines and staff performance
AHCWRK502 – Collect and manage data
BSBFIA402 – Report on financial activity
BSBHRM405 – Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff
BSBRSK401 – Identify risk and apply risk management processes
BSBSMB406 – Manage small business finances
Assessments methods may include:
- Direct observation
- Knowledge challenge
Skills Recognition is an assessment only process that may result in credits towards a part or full qualification. There is no formal training involved, although you may choose to complete further training as a result of the assessment process.
You can apply for Skills Recognition before you enrol in the qualification you are seeking. You can apply for Skills Recognition through one or both of the following processes:
- Credit Transfer for formal training that might be equivalent to a new qualification or partial qualification
- Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for people who have relevant and current skills and knowledge that they have gained through non-formal or informal learning i.e. work or life experience.
For further information regarding this course please call 1300 468 233.
Please note: Eligible individuals who wish to access a government subsidised place, must participate in a Pre-training Review. This will consider your:
- Aspirations/career goals
- Educational attainment and capability
- Literacy and numeracy skills
- Suitability for Recognition for Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer
Enrolment in general public entry courses will require a selection interview. Please call 1300 468 233 to enquire further.
Refer to the Student Handbook for information regarding Learner’s Rights Student Handbook.
Further information is provided at course induction.
As an enrolled student at GOTAFE you will be welcome to access a variety of non-academic support services from the Student Welfare Unit. These services are designed to best support you to successfully complete your course.
Services include on campus supports and remote supports
- employment information
- activities etc.
As an enrolled student at GOTAFE you may access a wide range of academic support services to assist you to meet the academic challenges of your course from our Learning Support Unit.
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