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Offering Info

Certificate II in Rural Operations

  • National Course Code: AHC21216
  • TAFE NSW code: AHC21216-01V03-22TRN-033

Location – Trenayr

Attendance

Full Time

Delivery

On campus

Course Start Date

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Study Commitment

15 Hours per week

Duration

18 weeks

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • This training is fully government-subsidised under JobTrainer

Course Details

The nationally recognised Certificate II in Rural Operations prepares you for an exciting role in the performance horse world. Learn a range of horse handling techniques and receive practical training at our specialty equine centre in Taree.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

Through a mix of theory and practical coursework, learn to:

  • Handle horses safely and provide care for horses
  • Understand horse behaviour
  • Muster, move, load and unload livestock
  • Manage feed for livestock
  • Employ safe and sustainable work practices

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:

  • A love of working outdoors
  • A comfort and talent for working with animals including horses
  • Collaboration and teamwork skills
  • Endurance to work long hours

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Completing this course provides you with:

  • A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate II level
  • A strong pathway to continue your study and enhance your career opportunities

Career opportunities:

  • Horse handler in the performance horse industry
  • Stable hand

GROW YOUR CAREER

Take your career further with the:

  • Certificate II in Rural Operations
  • Certificate III in Performance Horse
  • Certificate IV in Agriculture
  • Diploma of Performance Horse Management

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.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol now.

Traineeship

TAFE NSW also offers the Certificate II in Rural Operations as a traineeship. To be eligible to enrol as a trainee you must:

  • Be employed in the industry as this course is delivered in the workplace
  • Have a signed traineeship contract

Thinking about a traineeship? Enquire today.

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:

  • The ability and budget to attend practical workshops at the TAFE NSW Taree campus
  • The ability to provide your own Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) including safety glasses, gloves, footwear, and work wear
  • A desire to work outdoors and with animals, primarily horses
  • Attention to detail when caring for animals
  • Punctuality, and endurance to work long hours
  • Great teamwork skills

If you need help preparing for study, contact us about your options.

Discover the skills you need, for the job you want at a TAFE NSW Information Session.

'STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a full time, on campus course. You must attend approximately 15 hours of class. You may also be required to complete approximately 5 hours of additional study. This additional study could include private study, work placements and research.

The course will run 2 days a week for 18 weeks.

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)
  • Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
  • Easy computing online short courses
  • Access to local TAFE libraries
  • Accessibility and Disability Support Services
  • Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home

The way you learn may change during your enrolment to ensure the best learning experience or to keep you safe as COVID-19 restrictions change, and some of our face to face classes may change to online or virtual classroom learning. Also, to ensure that we keep you safe while studying, we may modify our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, there may be a modification or delay in the planned timeframe due to COVID-19 impacts. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.

This course is currently scheduled on Tuesday and Wednesday with day classes. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.

This is a fully government-subsidised JobTrainer course. Eligibility criteria applies.

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?

READ BEFORE YOU ENROL

Learn about TAFE NSW Fees

Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding

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

Enrolments for this course have now closed.

Enquire now and we will contact you when enrolments open. Visit our Online Courses to view our range of study options that you can start anytime.

Core Units
Number Title
AHCWHS201 Participate in work health and safety processes
AHCWRK204 Work effectively in the industry
AHCWRK209 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
Elective Units
Number Title
AHCCHM304 Transport and store chemicals
AHCCHM307 Prepare and apply chemicals to control pest, weeds and diseases
AHCMOM202 Operate tractors
AHCMOM203 Operate basic machinery and equipment
AHCMOM216 Operate side by side utility vehicles
AHCMOM217 Operate quad bikes
AHCPGD203 Prune shrubs and small trees
AHCPHT201 Plant horticultural crops
AHCPHT205 Carry out post-harvest operations
AHCPMG201 Treat weeds
AHCPMG202 Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders
AHCSOL202 Assist with soil or growing media sampling and testing

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.

Course Location

Trenayr
Phone 131 601

Fees information

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