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Agriculture

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.

Courses

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.

Certificate II in Agriculture (AHC20116)

Learn the skills you need to work the land with a course in Agriculture from GOTAFE.

Certificate III in Agriculture (AHC30116)

Become a skilled agriculture worker with the Certificate III in Agriculture from GOTAFE.

Certificate III in Agriculture (Dairy Production) (AHC30216)

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

Certificate III in Pork Production (AHC30416)

The Certificate III in Pork Production from GOTAFE gives you the skills to care for pigs as a Stockperson.

Certificate IV in Agribusiness (AHC41016)

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.

Diploma of Agriculture (AHC50116)

Develop specialist skills in farm management with the Diploma 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.

Calf Rearing Risk Management (SA3DCALF19)

Learn the principles and practices of rearing strong, healthy dairy calves with this short risk management course from GOTAFE.

Calf Rearing Risk Management (SA3DCALF20)

In this 2020 short course, learn the principles and practices of rearing strong, healthy dairy calves in this one-day program.

Cups On Cups Off (SA2DCOCO19)

Learn how to prevent and control mastitis, and get the best possible results from the milking process with this short course from GOTAFE.

Design Livestock Effluent Systems Course (SA5DLEFS20)

In this 2020 course from GOTAFE you'll learn how to design and plan livestock effluent systems.

Milking Machines Testing Tech (SA3MMTTC20)

This 2020 short course is for those seeking to gain the skills and knowledge required to test and service milking machines.

Operate Quad Bike and Side by Side Vehicles (SA2QBSBS19)

Get to grips with the safe operation of a quad bike or side by side utility vehicle in this short course from GOTAFE.

Tractors and Front End Loaders (SA2TRAFL19)

Learn how to safely operate agricultural tractors—with and without front end loaders and other attachments.

"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.

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.