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Land & Animals Short Courses

Whether you work on a farm or in the stables, our short courses teach you the skills you'll use every day.

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Skills you'll use every day

Get the skills you need to stay safe at work with our Land & Animals short courses. Learn safety procedures with a course in Farm Safety or Chainsaw Operations, or get experience working with animals with a course in Calf Rearing or Rabbit Husbandry. Whatever your interests, there's a course for you.

Short Courses

Upskill quickly with our Land & Animals 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.

Farm Chemical Refresher (SCCHEMRE21)

For those people who have already completed the full Farm Chemical Users Certificate

Milk Tanker Operator Skill Set (FBPSS00050)

Co-designed as a partnership between Dairy Australia, milk transport companies and GOTAFE

Milking Machines Technicians Course (SA4MMTTC21)

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

Microchipping Short Course (SA4MCHIP21)

A post graduate short course in microchipping of cats and dogs which allows graduates to apply for their microchipping license in Victoria.

Chainsaw Short Course (SA3CHAIN21)

The focus of this course is the development of skills in the operation and maintenance of chainsaws. It is most appropriate for people with limited experience of chainsaws.

Farm Chemical Refresher (SCCHEMRE21)

For those people who have already completed the full Farm Chemical Users Certificate

Reconnect with nature

Between the busy schedules of work and family life, it's easy to forget how much the natural environment has to offer us. Studies have shown that spending just 2 hours a week in nature can increase happiness and improve your mental health.

Whether you're interested in working with animals or learning important farm skills, a Land & Animals short course will give you the chance to reconnect with the natural environment and understand how our natural ecosystems work.

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