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.
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.
Certificate III in Agriculture
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
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.
• Individual Interview
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.
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.