If you want to be part of leading agricultural operations in a growing industry, take the leap towards a farm or station manager role. Learn the essentials of agribusiness and get real-world leadership experience in livestock production and cropping and pasture management.
This course is superseded. You can still enrol in this course, and you will be contacted if you need to transition into the next version when it is available.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Manage budgets and reporting
Plan farm operations
Operate new farming technologies
Manage animal welfare and livestock production
Handle and store chemicals
Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.
Experience on a real working farm, either on-campus or locally
Depending on your location, you will have access to shearing sheds, machinery and livestock
Strong pathways to continue your agriculture studies and enhance your career opportunities
Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol today.
This course is offered as a traineeship. Enquire today to check the eligibility requirements.
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
Literacy and numeracy skills at a year 10 level
Experience in the agriculture industry
Working knowledge of livestock care
Working knowledge of crops and pasture production
Working knowledge of machinery operation
Commitment to safe working practices
Ability to work well in a team or alone
TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.
Our graduates go onto roles like: Farm manager, Station manager, Cattle station farm manager, Farm supervisor and Livestock overseer
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
The Certificate IV in Agriculture does not have any related courses.
At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.
Courses are made up of a combination of both core and specialty units. In the Certificate IV in Agriculture qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 12 Units of competency, including 1 core and 11 speciality units.
Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.
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