Learn the technical agricultural skills and knowledge you need as a skilled tradesperson in an agricultural workplace. Your studies focus on working with plants, animals, machinery and equipment, occupational health and safety (OH&S), people, administration and business.
o Cropping and pasture management
o Livestock (sheep, beef, dairy)
o Animal and plant health
o Machinery operation and maintenance
o Work, health and safety
o Soil management and plant nutrition
o Chemical application
o Machinery applications
o Fencing applications
o Heavy vehicle applications
AHCWHS301 Contribute to work health and safety processes
AHCWRK309 Apply environmentally sustainable work practices
The assessments enable students to demonstrate the underpinning knowledge, skills and attributes required to meet the course outcomes. These assessments may include a combination of demonstration of skills, completion of written tasks, and the creation of portfolios.
By successfully completing this course you will receive an AQF Qualification.
Successful completion of this qualification will enable you to enter the agricultural industries in an entry-level role. You may find work as a farm or station hand, or farm or station worker.
- 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 18 - 24 months, 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
Training dates for 2020 to be confirmed, however students can commence at anytime during the year.
Variable depending on traineeship or non-traineeship arrangement.
• You need basic literacy skills and numeracy skills.
• Some electives are more physically demanding and do require you to be physically capable to undertake the work activities. You can discuss this further with your trainer.
• Farm access and an interview are requirements prior to being accepted into the course.
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 $250.00 (Tuition $250.00, Materials $0.00)
Concession $50.00 (Tuition $50.00, Materials $0.00)
Fee For Service $4,000.00 (Tuition $4,000.00, Materials $0.00)
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 may be made available to eligible individuals by State and Commonwealth Governments. If funding is utilised, this may affect 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
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When You Can Enrol
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