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AHC20122 - Certificate II in Agriculture

Course Overview

This qualification is delivered 100% at your workplace and tailored to suit your requirement and to service your industry (Agriculture, Rural Operation, Feedlots) with the best practice used in Australia.

This qualification provides trainees with the basic skills and knowledge essential in agricultural production. A trainee undertaking this role will acquire a broad range of skills in one or more agricultural sectors, such as broad acre cropping (e g. grains, hay etc.) and livestock (e.g. sheep, beef, dairy etc.). You can then choose to specialise in one of these areas: Livestock, crops or mixed livestock crops, cattle production, cattle handling Fencing, Maintenance, Repair of basic machinery and many more ...

Pre-Requisites: There may be pre-requisites pending competency selection.

It is the entry requirement of Eastough's Ag Training that all prospective students complete an LLN test to assist in determining the level of adjustment, assistance or support required, if any. Suitable for School Based Traineeships.

What will I learn?  All Training packages are programmed to suit your needs and your requirements. Please contact Neil and he can help you tailor a training package to suit your industry requirements

  • Tending livestock

  • Planting crops and harvesting crops

  • Mustering, moving and penning up livestock

  • Driving a range of farm vehicles including tractors

  • Controlling weeds and pests

  • Applying chemicals

  • Providing support for basic repair of plant and machinery

  • Performing routine maintenance including basic fencing and irrigation.

  • Cattle production – intensive, semi- intensive

  • Materials for handling cattle, cattle identification

  • Branding, ear marking and ear tags.

  • Dehorning both chemical and mechanical methods.

  • Castration, dips and injecting cattle and many more…..

Delivery

  • Face-to-Face

  • Workplace

  • Blended

  • Traineeship

Duration

Students have 12-24 months full time or 18-36 months part time  to complete their qualification and they are able to complete their course work at their own pace.   

Assessment

Our assessment methods include observation, discussion, written &/or oral questions and practical demonstrations to name a few.

Award On successful completion of the units of competency trainees are awarded a Nationally Recognised Qualification or Statement of Attainment for the units completed.

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