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Agriculture - Certificate II (AHC20116-01V01)
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Study area: AGRICULTURE 
National code: AHC20116  (Nationally Recognised Training)
Locations:
Location  Attendance  Duration  Commencing  Attendance days 
Nowra  Part Time Day  27 Weeks 1-Feb-2017  Thu 
Yallah  Part Time Day  27 Weeks 2-Feb-2017  Thu 
Features: TVET 
Description: 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 Apprenticeship.

Job roles vary across different industry sectors and may include:
- Assistant animal attendant/stockperson
- Assistant Farm or Station hand
- Assistant Farm or Station worker
- Assistant Farm or Station labourer

No occupational licensing, legislative or certification requirements are known to apply to this qualification at the time of publication. 
Entry requirements: There are no entry requirements for this qualification. 
Career opportunities: Assistant animal attendant/stockperson Assistant Farm or Station hand Assistant Farm or Station worker Assistant Farm or Station labourer 
Support for students: TAFE Illawarra has a range of support services available including support for students with disabilities, extensive library and information services, career advice and counselling, children�s centres and support for multicultural or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. No matter what your circumstances are, TAFE Illawarra can assist you in many ways. 
Course availability
Location: Nowra
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Nowra Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering name: Certificate II in Agriculture 
Offering code: 17NWR-001 
Attendance mode: Part Time Day 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 27 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: Your Orientation class will be at 9am on Thursday 2nd February at Yallah Campus AF09. Classes will run with a blended delivery to suit students. 
Hours per week:
Starting from: 1 February 2017 
About: Classes will run with a blended delivery to suit students with regular workshops on Thursdays at Yallah campus and will be based on the online Moodle learning platform. The course duration is three terms. You will need reliable internet and computer access to complete this course. Your teacher will provide you with your individual timetable in your first class. Your orientation class will be at 9am on Thursday 2nd February 2017 at the Yallah Campus, 138 Marshall Mount Road, Marshall Mount, classroom A.F.09.

Your learning commitment for this qualification is a minimum of 420 supervised hours There is an expectation that you will engage in a range of activities to support your supervised learning which may include:
• Independent study
• Work placement or simulated workplace activities
• Research and projects
• Preparation of assessment tasks
• Field/industry visits
• Tutorials
• Learning support

If you think you might need help with choosing, enrolling in or completing your course check out TAFE Illawarra’s support-for-learners website. You’ll be able to complete self-assessment checklists, find specialist information and locate the contact details of staff to help with your individual needs.

Would you like to turn your passion for Agriculture into a livelihood or just expand your interest with new knowledge and skills? Learn about the Industry that produces the food and fibre we use every day.Come to Nowra to study our Certificate II in Agriculture. This qualification provides an entry level occupational outcome in agriculture and enables individuals to select a livestock production &/or cropping context as a job focus. Further training pathways from this qualification include Certificate III in Agriculture (General or Dairy Production), Certificate III in Pork Production and Certificate III in Horse Industry.

Regular practical sessions will be held at our purpose built rural campus at Yallah near Albion Park. Topics covered may include, Pastures, Livestock handling, Farm chemical application, Machinery maintenance, Quad bike operation, Livestock feeding & Animal health, fencing. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:
• Assistant animal attendant/stockperson
• Assistant Farm or Station hand
• Assistant Farm or Station worker
• Assistant Farm or Station labourer

There are no entry requirements for this course which consists of 3 core and 15 elective units. It will be delivered using a blended model with workshops at our farm at Yallah campus (near Albion Park), access to your teacher at Nowra campus and also independent learning using an online Moodle platform. You will need access to a computer and reliable internet to complete this course.

Students will be required to bring writing material and provide their own (PPE) Personal Protective Equipment such as covered footwear, long sleeve shirt and pants for classes and workshops. This is a Certificate II level course. Skills to study effectively include reading and writing to interpret information, the ability to work a team, receive and act on instructions and communicate with others.
Applying and enrolling: Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you don’t already have a USI, you can easily create one at https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi. Once you have your USI, you can add TAFE Illawarra to your USI account via the Manager Permissions page on the USI website. You will need to enter these details when adding us: code: 90006, name: TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute. You can find out more about applying and enrolling at: http://www.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/course-and-careers/applying-and-enroling



Application next steps: Thanks for your application! A TAFE Illawarra staff member will soon be in contact to guide you through the next steps. 
Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute, Provider Code: 90006)

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 1300 766 123 for further information and advice.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $1,120
Second qualification $1,340
Concession $160
Exemption $0
Full Fee $5,910
Comments: Thank you for your payment and welcome to your course.

Your orientation class will be at 9am on Thursday 2nd February 2017 at the Yallah Campus, 138 Marshall Mount Road, Marshall Mount, classroom A.F.09. Classes will run with a blended delivery to suit students with workshops at our farm at Yallah campus (near Albion Park), access to your teacher at Nowra campus and also independent learning using an online Moodle platform. The course duration is three terms. You will need reliable internet and computer access to complete this course. Your teacher will provide you with your individual timetable in your first class.

If you require any further information at this time please call our Customer Service Centre on 1300 766 123.

Recognition is the process by which you can demonstrate you already have the skills or competencies taught in a unit or qualification. It is the recognition of the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained through previous studies, work and life in general. Put simply, it means if you can demonstrate you already have the skills and experience you can complete partial or a whole qualification without needing to attend classes.
There are two types of Recognition:
• Credit Transfer, which allows you to receive credit for unit/s of competency previously successfully completed.
• Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), which is an assessment process of your previous skills, knowledge and experience to meet the requirements of the course you are enrolled.
You can apply for recognition online: http://search.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/recognition/ or for more information visit www.tafeillawarra.edu.au/getrecognised or email illawarra.recognition@tafensw.edu.au 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 1300 766 123
Location: Yallah
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Yallah Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering name: Certificate II in Agriculture 
Offering code: 17YLH-026 
Attendance mode: Part Time Day 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 27 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: Your Orientation class will be at 9am on Thursday 2nd February at Yallah Campus AF09. Classes will run with a blended delivery to suit students. 
Starting from: 2 February 2017 
About: Your orientation class will be at 9am on Thursday 2nd February 2017 at the Yallah Campus, 138 Marshall Mount Road, Marshall Mount, classroom A.F.09. Classes will run with a blended delivery to suit students with classes on alternate weeks on Thursdays at Yallah campus and will be based on the online Moodle learning platform. The course duration is three terms. You will need reliable internet and computer access to complete this course. Your teacher will provide you with your individual timetable in your first class.

Your learning commitment for this qualification is a minimum of 420 supervised hours. There is an expectation that you will engage in a range of activities to support your supervised learning which may include:
• Independent study
• Work placement or simulated workplace activities
• Research and projects
• Preparation of assessment tasks
• Field/industry visits
• Tutorials
• Learning support

If you think you might need help with choosing, enrolling in or completing your course check out TAFE Illawarra’s support-for-learners website. You’ll be able to complete self-assessment checklists, find specialist information and locate the contact details of staff to help with your individual needs.

Would you like to turn your passion for Agriculture into a livelihood or just expand your interest with new knowledge and skills? Come to Yallah (just down the road from Wollongong) to study our Certificate II in Agriculture. Learn about the Industry that produces the food and fibre we use every day.

This qualification provides an entry level occupational outcome in agriculture and enables individuals to select a livestock production &/or cropping context as a job focus. Further training pathways from this qualification include Certificate III in Agriculture (General or Dairy Production), Certificate III in Pork Production and Certificate III in Horse Industry. Topics covered may include, Pastures, Livestock handling, Farm chemical application, Machinery maintenance, Quad bike operation, Livestock feeding & Animal health, fencing.

Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:
• Assistant animal attendant/stockperson
• Assistant Farm or Station hand
• Assistant Farm or Station worker
• Assistant Farm or Station labourer

There are no entry requirements for this course which consists of 3 core and 15 elective units. It will be delivered using a blended model with some class attendance at our farms at Yallah campus (just down the road from Wollongong) and also independent learning using an online Moodle platform. You will need access to a computer and reliable internet to complete this course.

Students will be required to bring writing material and provide their own (PPE) Personal Protective Equipment such as covered footwear, long sleeve shirt and pants for classes and workshops. This is a Certificate II level course. Skills to study effectively include reading and writing to interpret information, the ability to work a team, receive and act on instructions and communicate with others.
Applying and enrolling: Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you don’t already have a USI, you can easily create one at https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi. Once you have your USI, you can add TAFE Illawarra to your USI account via the Manager Permissions page on the USI website. You will need to enter these details when adding us: code: 90006, name: TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute. You can find out more about applying and enrolling at: http://www.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/course-and-careers/applying-and-enroling



Application next steps: Thanks for your application! A TAFE Illawarra staff member will soon be in contact to guide you through the next steps. 
Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute, Provider Code: 90006)

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 1300 766 123 for further information and advice.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $1,120
Second qualification $1,340
Concession $160
Exemption $0
Full Fee $5,910
Comments: Your orientation class will be at 9am on Thursday 2nd February 2017 at the Yallah Campus, 138 Marshall Mount Road, Marshall Mount (just down the road from Wollongong) in classroom A.F.09. Classes will run with a blended delivery to suit students with classes on alternate weeks on Thursdays at Yallah campus and will be based on the online Moodle learning platform. The course duration is three terms. You will need reliable internet and computer access to complete this course. Your teacher will provide you with your individual timetable in your first class.

If you require any further information at this time please call our Customer Service Centre on 1300 766 123.

Recognition is the process by which you can demonstrate you already have the skills or competencies taught in a unit or qualification. It is the recognition of the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained through previous studies, work and life in general. Put simply, it means if you can demonstrate you already have the skills and experience you can complete a part or a whole qualification without needing to attend classes.
There are two types of Recognition:
• Credit Transfer, which allows you to receive credit for unit/s of competency previously successfully completed.
• Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), which is an assessment process of your previous skills, knowledge and experience to meet the requirements of the course you are enrolled.
You can apply for recognition online: http://search.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/recognition/ or for more information visit www.tafeillawarra.edu.au/getrecognised or email illawarra.recognition@tafensw.edu.au 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 1300 766 123