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Agriculture - Certificate III (AHC30116-01V01)
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Study area: Agriculture 
National code: AHC30116  (Nationally Recognised Training)
Location  Attendance  Duration  Commencing  Attendance days 
Nowra  Part Time Day  36 Weeks Anytime  Fri 
Features: Traineeships, School trainees, TVET 
Description: This qualification provides a general vocational outcome in agriculture. The qualification enables individuals to select a livestock production, cropping or livestock context as a job focus or, in the case of mixed farming enterprises, both cropping and livestock.

Industry expects individuals with this qualification to perform tasks involving a broad range of skilled applications applied in a wide variety of contexts, which may involve application of some discretion and judgement in selecting equipment, services or contingency measures.

Job roles vary across different industry sectors and may include:
- Farm or station hand
- Farm or station worker
- Livestock transport driver

The testamur issued for this qualification is to be titled AHC30116 Certificate III in Agriculture.

An additional descriptor in brackets after the qualification title e.g. AHC30116 Certificate III in Agriculture (Livestock Transport) may be added by a Registered Training Organisation (RTO).
Any additional descriptor should reflect a minimum selection of at least ten sector specific elective units from Group A unit group.

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: Farm or station hand, farm or station worker, livestock transport driver Jackaroo/Jillaroo
Senior Farmhand
Senior Farmhand (Livestock)
Senior Farmhand (Sheep and Wool) 
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
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 III in Agriculture 
Offering code: 19NWR-015 
Attendance mode: Part Time Day 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 36 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: Course to commence on Friday 8th February 2019 in room PG02 at TAFE NSW Nowra campus from 9.00am-4pm. 
Hours per week:
Starting from: Anytime 
About: 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 16 units, 2 of core units and 14 of electives. It 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: Congratulations on deciding to enrol with TAFE NSW!

Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. The following steps will set you up to study with us:
Choose your course and where you want to study Assess your eligibility Obtain your Unique Student Identifier (USI)

If you have any queries, one of our friendly Customer Service Consultants would be happy to assist you.
Call 131 601 or send us an enquiry. We can help talk you through all your options.

Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Provider Code: 90003)

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 131 601 for further information and advice.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $2,190
Second qualification $2,620
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Full Fee $9,820
Fee explanatory text: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government, and as a result your fee is determined through Training Services NSW formal eligibility criteria. This criteria will determine your exact fee. Students who meet additional specified criteria, may be eligible for a concession fee or a fee exemption. In claiming the concession or exemption students will be required to supply the required evidence to support the claim in accord with the requirements of Smart and Skilled eligibility.

Payment Plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.

To activate your eligibility you must pay the student fee component PRIOR to commencement of the learning activity.
Comments: Your first class will be 9.00am-4pm on Friday 8th February 2019 in room PG02 at TAFE NSW 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.

Thank you for choosing TAFE NSW for your learning experience; we are committed to your success. 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 131 601