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Offering Info

Certificate II in Rural Operations

  • National Course Code: AHC21216
  • TAFE NSW code: AHC21216-01V02-20WLB-013

Location – Wollongbar

Study Type

Part Time Day

Course Start Date

05 Feb 2020

Hours Per Week

8

Duration

36 Weeks

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • This training is subsidised by the NSW Government

Course Details

This qualification provides an occupational outcome for industries and agencies in rural and regional Australia.

Depending on the units selected individuals can be employed not only in rural industries but also other rural and regional sectors, such as local government, tourism, hospitality, transport, construction, community services, information technology and metals.

Industry expects individuals with this qualification to carry out routine tasks under general supervision and exercise limited autonomy with some accountability for their own work.

This qualification is suitable for an Australian Apprenticeship.

No occupational licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

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 knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

To be enrolled in this course, you need to be able to provide evidence that you have: - Requirements to meet general industry skills and knowledge capability prior to enrolment to ensure you have the necessary skills and/or support to successfully undertake this qualification. Students will be required to undertake a literacy and numeracy skills assessment, and those that do not hold AHC20316 or have worked/are working in industry will be required to attend screening prior to enrolment.

To successfully complete this course, you will need: - A moderate level of physical fitness and aptitude will be required to carry out manual tasks. A basic level of language, literacy and numeracy will be required to undertake studies. Work placement is not required for this course but it will benefit the student to have part time work or volunteering in the industry to gain further industry skills and transfer knowledge and skills gained at TAFE.

It's all happening at TAFE NSW InfoFest. Register for an information session to broaden your skills set to get ahead. Can't find an Information Session for you? Enquire Online or call 131601.

INFORMATION SESSIONS

To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend an information session.
Date: Wednesday, 22 January 2020
Time: 10.00am to 12.00pm
Location: Wollongbar Campus, Building G, Level G, Room 02

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a part time day, face to face course. You will need to attend approximately 8 hours of class, over 1 day a week, for 36 weeks.

You may also be required to complete approximately 14.1 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including workplace application, assignment preparation, research, self-reflection.


IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This course offering is designed for people who:
The purpose of the Certificate II qualification type is to qualify individuals who apply a broad range of knowledge and skills in varied contexts to undertake skilled work and as a pathway for further learning.
Learners are people wanting to gain qualifications to work supervised in the agriculture industry. This cohort may also consist of jobseekers and existing.
Students typically range in age from 17-35, although older students, looking for career change or additional qualifications to upgrade their existing skills, along with migrants and people with disabilities may also form part of the student demographic.

SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT

We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services

As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:

  • LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
  • Studiosity - online access to a real life tutor
  • Easy computing online short courses
  • Access to local TAFE libraries

This course is currently scheduled on Wednesday from 8.45am to 4.00pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.

SMART AND SKILLED FEES

This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.

For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:



  • There is a cost of $20.00 to pay for the processing of the Chemical Application Card


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RECOGNITION

Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition

Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. Be sure to read all course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you. Enrol and pay online via our secure payment gateway to secure your place. As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.

For further information or assistance, call 131 601.

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Core Units
Number Title
AHCWRK209 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
AHCWHS201 Participate in work health and safety processes
AHCWRK204 Work effectively in the industry
Elective Units
Number Title
AHCBAC201 Assist agricultural crop establishment
AHCSOL202 Assist with soil or growing media sampling and testing
AHCLSK202 Care for health and welfare of livestock
AHCLSK205 Handle livestock using basic techniques
AHCINF202 Install, maintain and repair farm fencing
AHCLSK210 Muster and move livestock
AHCWRK201 Observe and report on weather
AHCMOM213 Operate and maintain chainsaws
AHCMOM203 Operate basic machinery and equipment
AHCMOM202 Operate tractors
AHCCHM303 Prepare and apply chemicals
AHCCHM304 Transport and store chemicals

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.

Depending on the units selected individuals can be employed not only in rural industries but also other rural and regional sectors, such as local government, tourism, hospitality, transport, construction, community services, information technology and met

Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.

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Course Location

Wollongbar
Sneaths Road, Wollongbar
Phone 131 601

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