Course Start Date
03 Feb 2020
Hours Per Week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
- VET Student Loans Available
This qualification reflects the role of personnel working on farms and stations who manage enterprise production units and employees and sole operators of agribusinesses who provide crop production advice and services to production enterprises.
Industry expects individuals with this qualification will take personal responsibility and exercise autonomy in undertaking complex work. They must analyse information and exercise judgement to complete a range of advanced skilled activities. Job roles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:
- Farm production manager
- Production unit manager
- Station/property manager.
No occupational licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.
There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course
This is a flexible blended course. You will need to attend approximately 4.7 hours of class, over 1 day a week, for 2 years. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 10 hours of other study per week.
You may also be required to complete approximately 2 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including private study, research, Moodle and assignment preparation.
Studying at a TAFE NSW Connected Learning Centre means that you don?t have to leave your local community to get a first rate education and access elite training, teachers and support services.
Connected Learning Centres are custom designed to utilise modern technologies, simulations and virtual reality experiences to offer you a wider range of choices, more accessible, practical training and flexible learning opportunities. Students can access work booths, group learning rooms, a computer hub, print shop, tech-bar, media lounge, and learning support centre and a creative space to work on ideas for the future.
Our Connected Learning Centres will equip you with the skills you need for the jobs you want - in regional NSW, or anywhere in the world. If you would like to explore your local Connected Learning Centre
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for people who want a pathway into UNE Bachelor of Agriculture production and management
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, including: educational and support services where required
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 at TAFE NSW Glenn Innes, Connected Learning Centre on Monday from 2.00pm to 5.00pm. 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.
For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?
PAYMENT OPTIONS AND ASSISTANCE
This course is approved for a Commonwealth VET Student Loan (VSL). If you meet the VSL eligibility and academic suitability requirements, you are able to apply to the Commonwealth for a loan to cover all or part of your course fee. We will ask you whether you would like to apply for a VET Student Loan when you enrol and advise you of the process.
To complete your VET Student Loan application, you will need to provide:
- Your Tax File Number (TFN). If you dont have a TFN, click here for information on how to apply for one. You can complete your loan application with a Certificate of Application for a TFN, but must provide your TFN as soon as it is issued. If you dont provide your TFN before your first census day, you will need to pay the tuition fees for that unit of study.
- Your Commonwealth Higher Education Student Support Number (CHESSN) ). If you have previously accessed a loan via the Higher Education Loan Program (HELP), either at TAFE or university, you will already have a CHESSN. You must use the same CHESSN whenever you access a student loan. If you dont have CHESSN, we will allocate one on your behalf.
- A copy of your Australian Year 12 Certificate; OR
- A copy of a certificate showing that you have been awarded a qualification at level 4 or above in the Australian Qualifications Framework (where the language of instruction was English). If you previously completed a Certificate IV or higher qualification at TAFE NSW, just let us know where and when you studied in your application; OR
- Display competence at Exit Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework in both reading and numeracy through an approved Language, Literacy and Numeracy test. We will let you know if this is required once you apply.
Find out more about VET Student Loans
Direct payment by Unit of Study instalments is available for this course.
The Units of Study and associated fees for this course are detailed above. Fees are charged on the census day for each Unit of Study. To secure a loan for part or all of your course, you must be eligible and submit a valid application to the Commonwealth for a VET Student Loan. You may withdraw prior to the census date without incurring a fee.
READ BEFORE YOU ENROL
Learn about TAFE NSW Fees
Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding
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
|Code||Name||Start Date||End Date||Census Date||Amount|
|20GLI00057||UOS VSL-1 Diploma of Agriculture||03 Feb 2020||24 Apr 2020||02 Mar 2020||$603.00|
|20GLI00060||UOS VSL-2 Diploma of Agriculture||27 Apr 2020||17 Jul 2020||01 Jun 2020||$603.00|
|20GLI00063||UOS VSL-3 Diploma of Agriculture||20 Jul 2020||09 Oct 2020||07 Sep 2020||$603.00|
|20GLI00066||UOS VSL-4 Diploma of Agriculture||12 Oct 2020||01 Jan 2021||02 Nov 2020||$603.00|
|21GLI00015||UOS VSL-5 Diploma of Agriculture||04 Jan 2021||26 Mar 2021||01 Feb 2021||$603.00|
|21GLI00018||UOS VSL-6 Diploma of Agriculture||22 Mar 2021||11 Jun 2021||03 May 2021||$603.00|
|21GLI00021||UOS VSL-7 Diploma of Agriculture||15 Jun 2021||03 Sep 2021||05 Jul 2021||$603.00|
|21GLI00024||UOS VSL-8 Diploma of Agriculture||06 Sep 2021||26 Nov 2021||05 Oct 2021||$599.00|
Applying 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. As you progress through the application and enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.
For further information or assistance, call 131 601.
Find out more about Applying and Enrolling
|AHCLSK502||Arrange marketing of livestock|
|AHCSOL501||Monitor and manage soils for production projects|
|AHCLSK505||Develop production plans for livestock|
|AHCLSK504||Develop livestock health and welfare strategies|
|AHCLSK503||Develop and implement a breeding strategy|
|AHCNAR506||Develop and implement sustainable land use strategies|
|AHCLSK501||Manage livestock production|
|AHCBUS507||Monitor and review business performance|
|AHCAGB505||Develop a whole farm plan|
|AHCBUS508||Prepare and monitor budgets and financial reports|
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Glen Innes Connected Learning Centre
65 Grey Street, Glen Innes
Phone 131 601
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