CERTIFICATE II IN AGRICULTURE
National Code: AHC20122
Duration: 12 Months
This qualification provides an entry level occupational outcome in agriculture.
The qualification enables individuals to select a livestock production or cropping context as a job focus or, in the case of mixed farming enterprises, both.
Industry expects individuals with this qualification to carry out routine tasks under general supervision and exercise limited autonomy with some accountability for their own work.
This qualification is suitable for an Australian Traineeship.
No occupational licensing, legislative or certification requirements are known to apply to this qualification at the time of publication.
Core and Elective Units
Work effectively in the industry
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
Participate in wokrplace communications
Participate in work health and safety processes
Total Number of Units to Complete
Number of Core Units
Number of Elective Units
*Elective units can be changed to meet your needs and employment context within the limits of the packaging rules specific to the qualification.
Apply chemicals under supervision
Carry out basic electric fence operations
Install, maintian and repair farm fencing
Care for health and welfare of livestock
Carry out regular livestock observation
Handle livestock using basic techniques
Identify and mark livestock
Load and unload livestock
Monitor water supplies
Muster and move livestock
Provide feed for livestock
Operate two-wheel motorbikes
Operate basic machinery and equipment
Operate and maintain chainsaws
Operate quad bikes
Assist with soil or growing media sampling and testing
Perform board duties
Carry out wool pressing
Observe and report on weather
Job roles vary across different industry sectors and may include:
Assistant animal attendant/stockperson
Assistant Farm or Station hand
There are NO entry requirements for this qualification
Flexible delivery with on farm, onsite training and assessment
*The amount you will pay will depend on your individual circumstances
Government subsidised fee (for eligible students): Up to $1340 FEE FREE CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
The fee that is displayed is the price for a student completing their second qualification and meeting eligibility criteria. The fee you pay may be lower depending on your personal circumstances and eligibility for a subsidised place, a concession or an exemption.
Recognition of Prior Learning
You may have skills, knowledge, previous training or experience which is relevant to this course, if so you may wish to have this recognised. This may reduce your training time.