Advanced Diploma of Agribusiness Management

Longerenong College

Course details

CRICOS course code: 0101821

Level of study: Pathways to Undergraduate

Summary

The Advanced Diploma of Agribusiness Management is a nationally accredited course of the AHC Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management training package. The course provides practical training in farming, related technologies as well as agricultural business studies. There is a particular focus on broadacre cropping and animal production within the course.

An integral component of the course is an 8-week period of industry placement where students are able to focus on a particular career direction in their chosen agricultural sector. Students are able to identify potential employers, develop and implement a range of skills and gain a good understanding of how to become a valuable contributor to a farming or agribusiness enterprise.

What are the potential career outcomes?

Longerenong Advanced Diploma graduates are highly sought after by the rural and agribusiness industries. Graduates often find employment in primary industry sectors such as:

Agronomist
Research Assistant
Animal Genetics
Farm Manager
Livestock Agent
Rural Financial Service Personnel
Agricultural Machinery Sales Person
Rural Merchandise Sales Person
Agricultural Contractor

How do I gain a qualification?

The course has been designed to meet the qualification requirements of the Advanced Diploma of Agribusiness Management as part of the AHC Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management training package. Students must successfully complete a set number of competencies as prescribed by the Australian Qualifications Framework.

What do I study?

The course comprises a number of competencies from the nationally accredited AHC Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management training package. Students will be enrolled in both a Certificate III in Agriculture and a Certificate IV in Agriculture in first year. These courses run concurrently to reflect both the practical and theoretical content of the program. Upon successful completion of the Certificate IV course, participants transition into the Advanced Diploma of Agribusiness Management in the second year.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
Course Tuition Fees: 18,000 (Includes Tours & Materials Fee Non Tuition...
Read moreCourse Tuition Fees: 18,000 (Includes Tours & Materials Fee Non Tuition Fees: Student Services and Amenities Fee: 350.00
Feb 2023 24 weeks
Read more24 teaching weeks and 7 holiday weeks plus 320 hours (8 weeks) industry placement.

Full time
Longerenong College
229 Longerenong Road
Ballarat Victoria 3401
Australia

Entry criteria

This course is open to people who meet one of the following minimum criteria:

Successful completion of Year 12 (VCE or VCAL) or equivalent interstate qualification;
Completion of a TAFE Certificate III in Agriculture or above; or
Mature age entry (at least 21 years of age) and demonstrated aptitude for the course.

Address

Longerenong College
229 Longerenong Road
Ballarat Victoria 3401
Australia
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