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Diploma of Agriculture

AHC50110

Take your agricultural career to the next level and upgrade your skills with a Diploma of Agriculture (AHC50110), without ever needing to visit a campus.

Learn how to manage all aspects of an agricultural business including staff, machinery, pastures, crops, and livestock. You’ll also be trained to make business decisions based on production levels in different climates.

Once you’ve completed this online course, you will be prepared to work in roles such as a farm production manager, agricultural consultant or agronomist.

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At a glance

Study mode

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Online

Provider

OTEN – Open Training & Education Network (RTO 90004)
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Recognition

Nationally recognised - meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards

Prerequisites

Certificate III in Agriculture or relevant experience.
If you pay using VET FEE-HELP you need to provide a Year 12 Senior Secondary Certificate of Education or complete a Language Literacy & Numeracy test.

Location

Online

Course length
Self-paced (e.g. 24 hrs a week = finish in 1 year, 18 hrs a week = finish in 18 months). Complete within 18 months.
Study mode

Online

Assessment
Written assignments + online tests
Start date

Enrol anytime.

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Provider
OTEN – Open Training & Education Network (RTO 90004)
Payment options

Study now pay later – VET FEE-HELP

12-month interest free payment planTerms & conditions apply

Upfront payment

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Price
The total cost varies depending on the payment option
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Prerequisites

  • Certificate III in Agriculture or demonstrated experience in the agriculture industry

You will also need:

  • Regular access to a suitable farm
  • Appropriate protective clothing & equipment
  • A camera for recording assessments

If you pay for the course using a VET FEE-HELP government loan, you need to:

  • provide a Year 12 Senior Secondary Certificate of Education (from an Australian agency), OR
  • successfully complete a Language Literacy & Numeracy (LLN) test.

What you'll learn

You'll learn how to:

  • Develop climate risk management strategies
  • Monitor and manage soils
  • Manage integrated crop and pasture production
  • Plan for livestock production
  • Design and implement preventative health treatment and programs for livestock
  • Identify common livestock diseases
  • Develop prevention and treatment strategies for diseases
  • Prepare and monitor budgets and financial reports
  • Implement a machinery management system

Course structure

10 units

Core units

  1. AHCAGB505A - Develop a whole farm plan

  2. AHCCHM501A - Develop & manage a chemical use strategy

  3. AHCAGB501A - Develop climate risk management strategies

  4. AHCLSK504A - Develop livestock health & welfare strategies

  5. AHCMOM502A - Implement a machinery management system

  6. AHCBAC503A - Manage integrated crop & pasture production

  7. AHCLSK501A - Manage livestock production

  8. AHCOHS501A - Manage Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) processes

  9. AHCSOL501A - Monitor & manage soils for production

  10. AHCBUS508A - Prepare & monitor budgets & financial reports

Support and delivery

When you study online with OTEN, you can:

  • Study from anywhere, when it suits you best.
  • Graduate with the identical qualification as an on-campus student.
  • Get comprehensive support from teachers via phone and email.
  • Access course materials online.
  • Interact with teachers and fellow students via platforms like virtual classrooms, forums and video calls.

OTEN's online courses can also be referred to as distance education. Some hard-copy course materials and assessments may be accessed or submitted via post.

Payment options

There are 3 ways you can pay for this course:

1. Study now pay later – VET FEE-HELP

If you are eligible, you can pay for this course through the Australian Government’s VET FEE-HELP loan scheme.

This means you don’t need to pay upfront for the course if you:

2. 12-month interest free payment plan

Pay for your course over time by making weekly, fortnightly or monthly repayments.

This flexible payment plan requires no deposit, and you pay no interest for the first 12 months.

3. Upfront payment

You can pay for this course upfront via credit card or bank transfer.

To understand more about payment options or find out if you’re eligible for a funding entitlement, contact a SEEK Learning Consultant.

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