Agriculture

We want you to be at the forefront of progress and growth in the Agricultural Industry. There’s no better place than GOTAFE to learn what you need. We help you choose the right course for the career you’re after. If it’s staff training you need, we’ll help you put together a training plan. You don’t even need to leave the farm.

Our students range from people studying at school, to those entering senior management roles, and industry leaders. Certificate II to Advanced Diploma. We offer short courses to improve safety in all aspects of farming from the tractor in the field, to using chemicals.

You’ll benefit from our local relationships and knowledge. You can enter tertiary studies through our partners Charles Sturt University. We have access to working farms where you can practice skills in a safe environment before applying them on the job.

We make sure you have access to the latest techniques and research. Join our graduates and see increases in farm productivity. Learn from our industry experienced trainers while you build networks with fellow agricultural professionals.

This qualification is part of the Free TAFE for Priority Courses Initiative, tuition fees will be waived for eligible students in 2019.

This course provides students with the basic skills and knowledge required to enter the Food and Fibre industry as an “Assistant Farm Hand”. On completion of the course students will be able to work safely and effectively on their farms or in their workplace, whilst under supervision.

Read more about AHC20116 Certificate II in Agriculture

This qualification is part of the Free TAFE for Priority Courses initiative.

The Food and Fibre industry provides the opportunity to work on the land, in farming, natural resources, sustainability and associated primary production. Agriculture offers a diverse range of pathways in various industries such as beef, sheep, goat, pig, poultry, dairy, horse breeding, bee keeping, rural operations, sugar production, cotton and grain production.

A career in Food and Fibre is extremely diverse. You could work in fields such as a Farm Management, Farm Operations, Rural Business Management, or Agricultural Advisory, Agricultural Sciences, Landcare, Environmental Sciences, Wool Classing, Agronomy, Agricultural Biotechnology or Entomology.

Read more about AHC30116 Certificate III in Agriculture

The Certificate III in Agriculture (Dairy Production) aims to develop skills and knowledge for a learner to become a skilled agriculture worker who can perform a wide range of agricultural operations independently or as part of a team.

The program is suited to the needs of dairy trainees and existing workers who wish to have their competencies recognised.

Read more about AHC30216 Certificate III in Agriculture (Dairy Production)

Been given the job of managing the farm’s heavy machinery? Turn those skills into a career with the Certificate III in Agricultural Mechanical Technology apprenticeship. Use your natural ability for fixing and running the equipment and gain a qualification at the same time. Ideal if you’d rather learn on-the-job in the outdoors than stuck in a classroom.

We’ll work with your employer to make sure you get all the support you need to learn about working safely. Learn hands-on with real machinery.

Read more about AUR30416 Certificate III in Agricultural Mechanical Technology

The Certificate III in Pork Production is designed for those wishing to further their knowledge and skills to seek employment in the Pork Production industry as a farm hand.

Read more about AHC30416 Certificate III in Pork Production

This qualification is part of the Free TAFE for Priority Courses Initiative, tuition fees will be waived for eligible students in 2019.

Strengthen your expertise in farm operations and management with the Certificate IV in Agriculture. We offer specialist subjects for dairy, livestock production and cropping so you can focus on topics you need.

You’ll learn on local working farms to see processes in action and gain knowledge in a range of farm production systems. Meet other farmers, share challenges and strengthen your local networks. From pasture, crops and livestock, to basic business management and supervision of staff, our experienced Trainers will pass on their knowhow to you.

Read more about AHC40116 Certificate IV in Agriculture

Step into the world of agribusiness. Learn the latest techniques in financial management, leadership and decision making. As an Agribusiness Administrator, you’ll be required to perform complex, non-routine tasks to boost the profitability of your business. Your qualification may help you manage business finances and teach your own staff more effectively.

Read more about AHC41016 Certificate IV in Agribusiness

The Food and Fibre industry provides the opportunity to work on the land, in farming, natural resources, sustainability and associated primary production.

A career in the Agriculture Production is extremely diverse. You could work in fields such as a Farm Management, Farm Operations, Rural Business Management, or Ruminant Nutrition, Agricultural Advisory, Agricultural Sciences, Landcare, Environmental Sciences, Agronomy, Agricultural Biotechnology or Entomology.

It is designed to meet the needs of Farm Production Managers in the agriculture industry. It is also applicable for sole operators of agribusinesses who provide advice such as crop production advice and services to production enterprises.

Read more about AHC50116 Diploma of Agriculture

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