This course is for people currently working on a mixed enterprise (sheep, beef, cropping) or dairy farm, providing basic farming skills in fencing, livestock husbandry, tractor operations and front end loader use, welding and machinery maintenance.
You must be at least 16 years of age, with basic literacy and numeracy skills. You need to be currently employed on a commercial farm, physically fit and prepared to work in an outdoor environment.
Certificate II in Agriculture
Key areas covered include:
* Livestock husbandry
* Machinery maintenance
* Identifying and marking livestock
* Introduction to farm chemical use
* Crutching sheep
* Tractor operations
* Farm fencing
• Bendigo (Charleston Road Campus)
• Workplace Based
• Individual Interview
Up Coming Courses
Campus Start Date End Date Attendance Mode
Charleston Road Campus 25.02.2008 01.12.2008 Part Time
Charleston Road Campus 11.02.2008 28.11.2008 Trainee
On successfully completing this course you will have the basic skills needed for working in the agricultural industry. Specific employment opportunities will depend on which key study areas you take.
Further Study Options
On successfully completing the Certificate II in Agriculture, you can move into the Certificate III in Agriculture specialising in your particular field (e.g. dairy, cropping or general mixed farming).
Certificate III in Agriculture (Grain Production) :: RTE30603
Certificate III in Agriculture :: RTE30103
You will be assessed as part of this course.
Recognition of Prior Learning
Recognition of your current qualifications and prior learning: BRIT has processes to give you credit for relevant units from your prior study, and to assess your prior learning against units in a course.