Offering the foundation building blocks to your career in agriculture and offered as a traineeship through your employer, you’ll establish the basic skills and knowledge that you will require to become a skilled tradesperson in the agricultural primary industries.
• Cropping and pasture management
• Livestock (sheep, beef, dairy)
• Machinery operation and maintenance
• Fencing applications
• Work, health and safety
• Workplace roles and expectations
• Soil management and plant nutrition
• Monitoring weather and water
• Chemical application (under supervision)
AHCWHS201 Participate in work health and safety processes
AHCWRK204 Work effectively in the industry
AHCWRK209 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
The assessments will enable students to demonstrate the underpinning knowledge, skills and attributes required to meet the course outcomes. These will involve the assessment of your practical and theoretical knowledge, through tests, activities and written assignments.
By successfully completing this course you will receive an AQF Qualification
• Assistant animal attendant/stockperson
• Assistant farm or station hand
• Assistant farm or station worker
• Assistant farm or station labourer
- Workplace – Some/all teaching and assessment will be conducted at your workplace
- Traineeship – Teaching and assessment will be required to be conducted as part of a traineeship
- McKoy Street, Wodonga Vic (Main campus)
Traineeship 12 - 18 months Part Time, training in classroom, via workshops and onsite mentoring. Public applicants, Part Time, 18 - 24 months, training in classroom, via workshops and onsite mentoring.
When You Can Start
Trainees through Ag School commence February 2020
Public students can commence at anytime.
Variable depending on traineeship or non-traineeship arrangement.
You must have basic literacy skills and numeracy skills.
Trainees and non-trainees will require farm access.
You will be required to attend an interview prior to being accepted into the course.
You can be participating in a school-based program.
Applicants need to be able to participate in some strenuous physical activities.
From 1 January 2019, Free TAFE for Priority Courses is a Victorian Government program that will pay your tuition fees to study in this selected course at Wodonga TAFE, if you’re eligible, subject to minimum numbers.
Government Funded $265.00 (Tuition $205.00, Materials $60.00)
Concession $101.00 (Tuition $41.00, Materials $60.00)
Fee For Service $4,160.00 (Tuition $4,100.00, Materials $60.00)
Fees Additional Information
Given the nature of Agriculture, Environment and Horticulture qualifications, the units you will undertake in your studies vary greatly depending upon your line of work and/or personal choice. This means prices for tuition fees can only be given as an approximation to begin with, and materials fees are omitted.
The student tuition fees published are indicative only and can be subject to change given individual circumstances at the time of enrolment.
Funding made available to eligible individuals by State and Commonwealth Governments. If funding is utilised, this may affect future opportunities to access additional funding in the future. For more information see ‘Fee information and eligibility’ under the Enrol Now tab on the Wodonga TAFE website.
How to apply
Apply via the ‘Apply online now’ button in the course information page.
If the course is not available for online application, you can download an enrolment form via the ‘Apply Now’ tab on our website.
Alternatively, please feel free to contact our friendly Customer Engagement team on 1300 69 8233 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
A great starting point for a career in Agriculture. Further your studies in the Certificate III, IV or Diploma courses.
For further information please contact Wodonga TAFE customer engagement 1300 MyTAFE / 1300 698 233
When You Can Enrol
Apply online now for 2020!
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