AHC40116 Certificate IV in Agriculture

Course Duration: 12 months full time

Training Location: South West Victoria

Commencement Date: Course commences in February

Study Level: Certificate IV

Entry Requirements: There are no entry requirements for this qualification

Our philosophy is to develop critical thinking skills which will produce adaptable, resilient, resourceful students who, are technologically competent, can think for themselves and show initiative in the workplace.
Your Agricultural 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.

Students who complete a Certificate IV in Agriculture through RIST have gone on to work in supervisory roles in dairy, sheep and beef operations and broad acre cropping.

Taking The Next Step

Students who complete a Certificate IV 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. RIST offers dedicated streams within the following industries:

  • Sheep and Wool
  • Dairy
  • Beef
  • Cropping

The Certificate IV course also begins to incorporate more business focused units such as Supervise Staff, Budgeting and Understanding Cost of Production.

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), Recognition of Current Competencies (RCC) or credit transfer (CT) in all nationally recognised training that RIST is able to offer.

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