AHC20116 Certificate II in Agriculture
Course Duration: 12 months - full-time/part-time
Training Location: South West Victoria
Commencement Dates: Flexible start times throughout the year
Study Level: Certificate II
Entry Requirements: There are no entry requirements for this qualification
Where Can Agriculture Take You?
Australia's vibrant agricultural industry leads the world with its innovative and technologically advanced practices. It is one of the most rapidly expanding industries in the country - and with a qualification in agriculture, a world of wide ranging possibilities await. Whether you're into science, business, communications, working with plants and animals in a laboratory or in the great outdoors, careers in agriculture are diverse and exciting, with endless opportunities for travel, adventure and personal development.
Fees And Charges:
For eligible participants, this training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.
Please contact RIST if you require more information regarding course fees.
Can I get credit for previous study/experience?
RIST offers the opportunity for students to apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) or Recognition of Current Competencies (RCC) in all nationally recognised training that RIST is able to offer.
How do I apply?
Contact RIST on:
Phone: 03 5573 0943
Students with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Louise Cameron, Traineeship Program Leader
Ph: 03 5573 0943, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Our philosophy is to develop critical thinking skills that produce adaptable, resilient, resourceful and technologically competent students who can think for themselves and show initiative in the workplace.
Your Agriculture Career Starts Here
Do you dream of a career that's not just a job? Imagine catching the day's sunrise as you ride up behind a mob of cattle on a motorbike; perhaps you're a practical fix-it type who dreams of wide open spaces, fresh air and the chance to put your problem solving skills to work or maybe an office view that includes animals over colleagues and car parks.
Graduates who complete a Certificate II in Agriculture through RIST have gone on to work as stock men and women, assistant farm and station workers, and animal attendants in dairy, broad acre cropping and sheep and beef operations.
Taking The Next Step
Students who complete a Certificate II in Agriculture through RIST can take their learning and their careers to the next step by using the skills and knowledge learnt to enhance their managerial career or maybe look at undertaking undergraduate studies.
Students undertaking this course as a standalone or as a Traineeship can choose a wide range of industry-relevant units to suit their career goals and interests.
Some examples of what you will undertake in your course:
Occupational health and safety in the workplace
Level II first aid
How to operate ride-on vehicles
Working dog training
Livestock husbandry within a range of industries
Operating and maintaining machinery
Pasture management skills
Additionally, there are a number of units tailored to specific agricultural industries, such as dairy, beef cattle, sheep and cropping.