Certificate III in Agriculture

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Comments about Certificate III in Agriculture - On Campus - Bendigo - Victoria

  • Objectives
    The Certificate III in Agriculture provides the opportunity for workers currently employed on a commercial farm - particularly sheep, beef and cropping - to build on their general farming skills.
  • Entry requirements
    Basic literacy and numeracy. You must also be employed on a commercial farm and at least 16 years old. Other Entry Requirements Participants must be physically fit and prepared to work in an outdoor environment.
  • Academic title
    Certificate III in Agriculture
  • Course description
    Key Study Areas      

    Areas covered include:

        * Livestock husbandry
        * Machinery maintenance
        * Crop monitoring
        * Farm chemical use
        * Shearing sheep
        * Harvesting crops
        * Bee keeping

    • Bendigo (Charleston Road Campus)
    • Workplace Based

    Duration Options     

    There are a number of study options available for the Certificate III in Agriculture, including:

        * intergrated classes structured around working in industry
        * Industry based (on-the-job)

    The total duration of the training program will be defined by the negotiated training plan, however you are encouraged to complete this qualification within 24 months.

    Selection Process    
    • Individual Interview

    Employment Opportunities     

    When you have successfully completed this course you will be eligible for work in a variety of jobs, including as a farm contractor, share farmer, or taking on more responsibility in your current job.

    Further Study Options    

    On successful completion you may choose to apply for enrolment in the Certificate IV in Agriculture for example specialising in Bee Keeping.

    Pathways Courses    
    Certificate IV in Agriculture :: RTE40103
    Diploma of Sustainable Agriculture :: 21704VIC


    You will be assessed as part of this course.

    Typical Course Content     (exact details may be obtained from the teaching centre)

    RTE3713AC     Carry out workplace OHS procedures

    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.

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