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Gain a recognised qualification in Agriculture, and progress your career with the latest techniques and technology.

Be part of one of Australia's largest industries

85% of farming income comes from Agricultural production, and as the population grows, so do our farming needs. Study everything from cropping and sheep farming, to beef and pork production, and gain the knowledge for a successful career in the Agricultural sector. Practice your skills in a real production environment at our campus farm and cheese factory, and graduate ready to get straight to work.


Get a recognised qualification with one of our accredited courses. We offer a range of courses in different areas, so no matter what your goals are, we have a course for you.

Course in Minimising Risks in the Use of 1080 & PAPP Bait Products for Vertebrate Pest Control (22516VIC)

Training in the safe, legal and effective use of 1080 and PAPP pest animal bait products for vertebrate pest control in Victoria.

Certificate II in Agriculture (AHC20116)

Enjoy a career working with the natural environment with a Certificate II in Agriculture

Certificate III in Agriculture (AHC30116)

Turn a passion for the environment into a career with a Certificate III in Agriculture

Certificate III in Dairy Production (AHC30221)

Become a qualified Dairy Farmhand with the Certificate III in Dairy Production from GOTAFE.

Certificate IV in Agribusiness (AHC41019)

Apply your business acumen and attention to detail to the farming industry with an Agribusiness course from GOTAFE.

Certificate IV in Agriculture (AHC40116)

Take your farming career to the next level with the Certificate IV in Agriculture from GOTAFE.

Short Courses

Upskill quickly with our Agriculture short courses. Learn the skills you need to succeed at work, and advance your career.

Agricultural Chemical Skill Set (AHCSS00074)

This skill set describes the skills and knowledge required to transport, handle, store, prepare and apply chemicals.

Artificial Insemination and Fertility Management in Cattle (SA3AIFMC23)

The GOTAFE Artificial Insemination and Fertility Management course will give you the skills you need to improve the health and fertility of your herd.

See what our students have to say

Find out what it’s like to study Agriculture with GOTAFE. Get a feel for our campuses and see what our students have to say.

"I thoroughly enjoyed my year of Diploma of Agriculture Studies at William Orr. The course structure supported my personal development as a manager on our families' far. This has equipped me with a vast amount of technical and theoretical knowledge to help me succeed in today's modern industry."

– Teresa, Diploma of Agriculture Studies

Why study with GOTAFE?

Real-life training environments

Our Trainers are all industry-qualified, with extensive experience in Agriculture and the practices and processes you'll use day-to-day in the workplace.

Learn and practice your skills at our campus farm and specialist cheese factory, and gain experience in the real-life conditions you'll be working in when you graduate.

Your training will provide the skills and knowledge employers are looking for, and you'll graduate with both a recognised qualification, and the practical experience to match.

A growing industry

Whether you choose to stay local, or take your career elsewhere, you'll have the skills to take you where you want to go. The number of agriculture businesses is growing in Australia, and 85% of farming income comes from agricultural production. As this sector continues to grow, there will be high demand for qualified, knowledgeable agriculture workers.

You'll benefit from our local relationships and knowledge, learning from our expert trainers while building networks in the agricultural industry.