Part Time Day
Course Start Date
32 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Traineeship Allowed
- This training is fully government-subsidised under JobTrainer
The nationally accredited Certificate IV in Agriculture is designed for aspiring farm or station managers who want to be part of leading agricultural operations in a growing industry. Learn the essentials of agribusiness and get real-world leadership experience in livestock production and cropping and pasture management.
LEARN NEW SKILLS
Through theoretical and practical course work, you will learn how to:
- Manage budgets and reporting
- Plan farm operations
- Operate new farming technologies
- Manage animal welfare and livestock production
- Handle and store chemicals
DEVELOP YOUR TALENT
Plus, you will develop the soft skills to get ahead in this field:
- Great problem solving and communication
- Master how to navigate competing priorities
- Work effectively as part of a team and autonomously
ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS
Completing this course will provide you with:
- A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate IV level
- Strong pathways to continued studies to enhance your career opportunities
Career outcomes and job roles include:
- Farm manager
- Station manager
- Cattle station farm manager
- Farm supervisor
- Livestock overseer
GROW YOUR CAREER
Use your Certificate IV to go to the next level with our agriculture study pathway:
- Diploma of Agriculture
- Diploma of Agribusiness Management
- Advanced Diploma of Agriculture
- Advanced Diploma of Agribusiness Management
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing employs approximately 326,200 persons (ABS trend data). Over the past five years, employment in the industry has increased by 1.5 per cent.
The Agriculture industry requires skilled people to contribute to developing more efficient methods of food and fibre production, as the demand to produce more with less land and water resources increases.
There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course
This is a flexible blended course. You will need to attend approximately 7 hours of class, over 1 day a week, for 36 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 25 hours of other study per week.
You may also be required to complete approximately 2.5 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including private study and research.
Classes are held on Thursday at the TAFE NSW Nowra. There are timetabled days where attendance will be at the Yallah TAFE Campus to undertake practical skills. Students may also attend excursions such as the Berry Field Day if they wish and visits to external farms. Days may change depending on the weather.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for people who:
- want skills and work in the Agriculture sector. Students may undertake a traineeship to complete the course. New Entrants to industry, existing workers wishing to receive a base qualification, school leavers, people returning to work and trainees.
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)
- 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
This course is currently scheduled on Thursday, from 9.00am to 4.00pm. 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?
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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.
If you are interested in studying as a Trainee please call 131 601 for full details. (only if available as a trainee)
|AHCWHS401||Maintain work health and safety processes|
|AHCLSK409||Supervise animal health programs|
|AHCBAC401||Manage pastures for livestock production|
|AHCBAC402||Plan a pasture establishment program|
|AHCLSK413||Design livestock handling facilities|
|AHCMOM402||Supervise maintenance of property, machinery and equipment|
|AHCLSK411||Supervise natural mating of livestock|
|AHCWRK403||Supervise work routines and staff performance|
|AHCCHM304||Transport and store chemicals|
|AHCCHM307||Prepare and apply chemicals to control pest, weeds and diseases|
|AHCLSK402||Develop livestock feeding plans|
|AHCLSK412||Arrange livestock purchases|
|AHCDRY401||Manage milking shed routines|
Farm team leader
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.Enrol Now
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