Certificate IV in Agriculture

Longerenong College

Course details

CRICOS course code: 094491J

Level of study: Career Based/Vocational

Summary

The Certificate IV in Agriculture course is packaged to commence with the Certificate II in Agriculture and Certificate III in Agriculture in first year. Successful completion of these qualifications allows progression to the Certificate IV in second year. The training program 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 and business studies, with a particular focus on broadacre cropping and animal production.

Participants who successfully complete the Certificate IV training program are also provided with the opportunity to transition into the second year of the Advanced Diploma of Agribusiness Management if they wish to further their agricultural studies.

An integral component of the Certificate IV course is two 8 week periods 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.

potential career outcomes

Certificate IV graduates from Longerenong are highly sought after by rural production and agribusiness enterprises. Employment outcomes are wide ranging and include careers such as:

Agricultural contractor
Farm hand
Farm manager
Livestock agent
Overseer
Technical assistant (agricultural research)

How do I gain a qualification?

The course has been designed to meet the qualification requirements of the Certificate II, Certificate III and Certificate IV in Agriculture as part of the Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management training package (AHC) and as prescribed by the Australian Qualifications Framework.

What do I study?

Students will complete a Certificate II in Agriculture (AHC20116) and Certificate III in Agriculture (AHC30116) in first year and Certificate IV in Agriculture (AHC40116) in the second year.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
18,000 Per Year
Read moreCourse Tuition Fees: 18,000 (Includes Tours & Materials Fee); Non Tuition Fees: Student Services and Amenities Fee: 350
Feb 2023 2 years
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:

Satisfactory completion of Year 11 or equivalent; or
Mature age entry (at least 19 years of age) and demonstrated aptitude for the course.
You may be eligible for special consideration if you fall outside these requirements.

Address

Longerenong College
229 Longerenong Road
Ballarat Victoria 3401
Australia
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