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Agriculture (Dairy Production) - Certificate III (AHC30216-01V01)
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Career area: Primary Industry 
Study area: Agriculture 
National code: AHC30216  (Nationally Recognised Training)
Location  Attendance  Duration  Commencing  Attendance days 
Nowra  Part Time Day  36 Weeks 27-Jul-2018  Fri 
Features: Traineeships 
Description: This qualification provides an occupational outcome in the dairy industry. The dairy industry expects that graduates from this qualification will be able to perform a range of tasks associated with a person performing the job role of a dairy farmhand.

This qualification is suitable for an Australian Apprenticeship.

No occupational licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication. 
Entry requirements: There are no entry requirements for this qualification. 
Career opportunities: Dairy Farmhand
Senior Farmhand (Livestock) 
Support for students: TAFE NSW 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 NSW can assist you in many ways. 
Course availability
Location: Nowra
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Offering name: Certificate III in Agriculture (Dairy) - Nowra 
Offering code: 18NWR-005 
Attendance mode: Part Time Day 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 36 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: Block: P Floor: Ground Room: PG.02 
Hours per week:
Starting from: 27 July 2018 
Times: 9:00am to 4:00pm
About: Your first class will be 9.00am-4pm on Friday 27th July 2018 in room PG02 at Nowra campus. Practical sessions will run at Yallah campus as per your timetable.

Your learning commitment for this qualification is a minimum of 640 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

Required student skills:
This is a Certificate III level course. Individuals undertaking this course will be required to undertake one or more of the activities listed above.

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

Wanting to find out more about the Agricultural industry? Learn about the Industry that produces the food and fibre we use every day. This qualification provides a general vocational outcome in Agriculture. This course offers the most relevant, up-to-date information to keep students at the forefront of the agricultural production industry. Based on best management practice, our Agriculture courses are designed to produce a graduate who can operate in a range of agricultural production systems. Topics covered may include, Pastures, Livestock handling, Farm chemical application, Machinery maintenance, Quad bike and Tractor operation, Livestock feeding & Animal health.

Some practical sessions may be held at our purpose built rural campus at Yallah near Albion Park.

This course can be completed as a Traineeship and offers a pathway to Certificate IV in Agriculture.

This qualification consists of 17 units. t is expected students will complete this course in 1 year.

This is a Certificate III level course. Skills to study effectively include the ability to work on projects and or in a team, research information, follow instructions and communicate effectively.
Applying and enrolling: Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you do not 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

Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - 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 $2,190
Second qualification $2,620
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Course Fee $10,400
Smart and Skilled Trainee $1,000
Full Fee $10,400
Comments: Your first class will be 9.00am-4pm on Friday 27th July 2018 in room PG02 at Nowra campus. Practical sessions will run at Yallah campus as per your timetable.

Please ensure you bring writing materials and a USB stick with you and wear appropriate clothing including enclosed shoes, covered shoulders and long pants.

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