Cups On Cups Off

SA2DCOCO20

From Certificate II in Agriculture - AHC20116

Course Length

Full time:

2 Days

Campuses

Shepparton - William Orr

Delivery Mode

onCampus

Course Overview

Whether you're a dairy farm owner, operator, employee, share farmer or family member; the need for best practice in cow milking is universal.

The Countdown Downunder Cups on Cups Off program has been developed by veterinarians to help you achieve the best possible milking results⁠—with special emphasis on mastitis prevention and control.

This highly regarded course runs for one and half days, and covers:

  • How and why infections occur
  • Practical mastitis control
  • The importance of teat disinfection
  • Reducing the risk of infection
  • How to detect and deal with clinical cases of mastitis
  • Best practice in milk harvesting
  • The real cost of mastitis

This course forms part of Certificate II in Agriculture.

Course Dates & Times

Shepparton - William Orr

Cups On Cups Off, Thursday 19th & Friday 20th March, 8am - 4pm / 2020

Cups On Cups Off, Thursday 20 & Friday 21 August, 8am - 4pm / 2020

Course Study Units

Core Units
AHCDRY201 - Milk livestock

Assessment Methods

Assessment methods may include:

  • Practical observation
  • Quiz
  • Knowledge test

Course Co-ordinator

Ian Carkeek

Attendance & Commitment

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.

Where to From Here

If you need any further clarification of the information provided please contact one of our client service officers on 1300 468 233 who can assist you or click Enquire Now.

Educational Support Services

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.

Student Support

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

  • Counselling
  • employment information
  • careers
  • activities etc.

Learn more about support services

Learner's Rights

Refer to the Student Handbook for information regarding Learner’s Rights Student Handbook.

Further information is provided at course induction.

Enrolment

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.

Skills Recognition

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.