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International Course Info

Course code:

AHC51816

Course fee:

A$13,360

Duration

1 Year

OVERVIEW

This qualification is suitable for people currently working or who wish to find employment on an organic farming enterprise or who own an organic farming enterprise.

You will learn how to manage enterprise production units, manage the certification and continued compliance with organic standards, and develop and maintain organic produce supply chains.


CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Job roles and titles will vary. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Organic farm production manager
  • Organic supply chain manager

INTERNATIONAL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledgeand skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

  • Destination Australia Scholarship
    This course is eligible for Destination Australia Scholarship in selected regional campuses in TAFE NSW.
    For more details visit the Destination Australia page.
  • Academic IELTS 5.5 or TOEFL (iBT) 46 or TAFE NSW General English Program
  • STARTING DATES, COURSE FEES AND LOCATIONS

    From mountains to oceans, from cities to country towns, international students can choose from over 50 campus locations across the state. Experience our vibrant spaces such as libraries, cafes and gyms as well as places you can network, socialise and just chill out.

    Learn more about TAFE NSW study locations

    2020

    LocationsStarting DatesCourse Fees
    National Environment Centre Feb , Apr A$13,360

    2021

    LocationsStarting DatesCourse Fees
    National Environment Centre Feb A$13,360

    ADDITIONAL COSTS

    Additional costs for uniforms, equipment, textbooks and materials (if applicable) range from A$300 - $1,000 per course.

    SCHOLARSHIPS

    There are many scholarships, grants and bursaries which can help you financially with studying in Australia.They are offered by the Australian Government and a number of other public and private organisations.

    Learn more about Scholarships

    COURSE STRUCTURE AND UNITS

    To receive this course students must complete all core units and, if available, a range of additional units.

    Note: Additional units contain compulsory and elective units which may vary between each semester and campus, and will depend on a number of considerations including the packaging rules for the qualification and demand for the unit.

    • Plan production for the whole business
    • Manage an agro-ecology production system
    • Manage biodynamic production
    • Manage organic livestock production
    • Manage organic soil improvement
    • Manage a landless organic production system
    • Manage on-farm composting
    • Develop an organic management plan
    • Prepare the enterprise for organic certification
    • Design and document an organic farm landscape
    • Develop and manage a community based marketing supply chain
    • Develop and monitor a sustainable production plan
    • Research and interpret requirements for a permaculture project
    • Monitor and manage soils for production projects
    • Develop climate risk management strategies
    • Market products and services
    • Negotiate and monitor contracts
    • Prepare and monitor budgets and financial reports
    • Develop a sales strategy for rural products
    • Manage budgets and financial plans
    • Manage integrated crop and pasture production
    • Plan and manage long term weed, pest or disease control in crops
    • Manage the harvest of crops
    • Develop production plans for crops
    • Manage staff
    • Develop and review a business plan
    • Monitor and review business performance
    • Manage risk
    • Plan and implement a chemical use program
    • Manage livestock production
    • Arrange marketing of livestock
    • Develop and implement a breeding strategy
    • Develop livestock health and welfare strategies
    • Develop production plans for livestock
    • Design livestock effluent systems
    • Develop and implement sustainable land use strategies
    • Diagnose plant health problems
    • Develop a horticultural production plan
    • Manage a controlled growing environment
    • Design irrigation, drainage and water treatment systems
    • Manage water systems
    • Plan implement and review a quality assurance program
    • Collect and manage data
    • Assess new industry developments
    • Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
    • Manage work health and safety processes

    KEEP LEARNING WITH TAFE NSW

    From certificates to diplomas, degrees to study packages, you can take your study further with us.

    STUDY PACKAGES

    Plan your study around your life with a TAFE NSW study package. Our study packages allow for multiple courses to be packaged together that can lead you to a TAFE NSW or an Australian University Bachelor Degree with credits. This gives you a one stop shop by completing your applications for the whole package through TAFE NSW allowing you to apply for one student Visa for the full duration of the package.


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