Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment

* Please note that eligibility requirements apply to some of the free training.
^ You will pay half price for the course fees on the Lower fees, local skills qualifications, however other fees may apply such as for resources that are specifically needed for your course.
National ID: AHC32516
State ID: BDD7
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment

Certificate III in Aboriginal Sites Work

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Flexible

Sub study areas:

Conservation and Land Management

The qualification enables individuals to undertake work associated with inspecting, documenting and maintaining Aboriginal cultural and heritage sites. The qualification enables individuals to operate under recognised, appropriate cultural supervision to undertake work associated with inspecting, documenting and maintaining Aboriginal cultural and heritage sites. 

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

Certificate III
National ID: AHC33116
State ID: BDA2
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment

Certificate III in Advanced Wool Handling

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Traineeship
Workplace

Sub study areas:

Agriculture

When you complete this course you will be ready for a career in Shearing Shed Hands or Wool Handler.
You will have the skills and knowledge to handle wool and work in a shearing shed. You will learn skills penning sheep, performing board duties, pressing wool, and prepairing sheep for shearing and crutching. You will also learn about first aid, effective communication,responding to emergencies, and safety in the workplace.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

Certificate III
National ID: AHC20116
State ID: BCZ7
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
Half price^

Certificate II in Agriculture

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Traineeship

Sub study areas:

Agriculture

Open the gate to a career in Agriculture. If you are interested in gaining hands-on agricultural training, this program is designed for you. Our Certificate II in Agriculture provides a general introduction to agriculture skills and techniques. This qualification is suitable for an Australian Apprenticeship.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

Certificate II
National ID: AHC30116
State ID: BCW6
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
Half price^

Certificate III in Agriculture

Study modes:

Traineeship
Workplace

Sub study areas:

Agriculture

This qualification provides a general vocational outcome in agriculture. The qualification enables individuals to select a livestock production, horticulture or livestock context as a job focus or, in the case of mixed farming enterprises, both horticulture and livestock.
Individuals with this qualification perform tasks in a variety of contexts, which involve some judgement in selecting equipment and services.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

Certificate III
National ID: AHC40116
State ID: BDF2
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
Half price^

Certificate IV in Agriculture

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Sub study areas:

Agriculture

This qualification allows individuals to develop post-trade skills and knowledge to become specialists within the agriculture industry. It is designed to meet the needs of supervisors or team leaders in the agriculture industry.

Individuals with this qualification will take responsibility for their own work and for the quality of the work of others within known parameters. They provide and communicate solutions to a range of predictable and sometimes unpredictable problems. Job roles vary across different industry sectors and include Farm team leader or Farm supervisor.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

Certificate IV
National ID: AHC30216
State ID: BDE3
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment

Certificate III in Agriculture (Dairy Production)

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Traineeship

Sub study areas:

Agriculture

This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to work as a farm hand in dairy or livestock farming. You will learn skills in stock handling and feeding, milking operations, workplace health and safety, farm maintenance and machinery and equipment operation. You will also learn about first aid, effective communication, responding to emergencies and safety in the workplace.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

Certificate III
State ID: MAA18
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment

Auschem

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:

Agriculture

Description

This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills required to manage risks associated with chemical use, and to understand your obligations in the areas of duty of care, quality assurance and environmental management.

Participants will learn on a practical level how to improve their integrated pest management programmes, to better choose the right chemical for the job and to apply it more accurately.  The course is designed for people who will be spraying chemicals without supervision.

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units:

    AHCCHM307 Prepare and apply chemicals to control pest, weeds and diseases
    AHCCHM304 Transport and store chemicals

Short course
State ID: MAA19
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment

Auschem Reaccreditation

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:

Agriculture

Description

This one-day course is an essential update for primary producers in all aspects of chemical use and is designed to maintain AusChem WA accreditation. It covers new information in environmental safety, personal and occupational health and safety, legislation, spraying and calibration techniques, residues and resistance to chemicals.

This course is suitable for:
    farmers/food producers
    people employed by a shire (not those contracting to a shire)
    DEC employees spraying on DEC land
    National Resource Management employees spraying on their land (not contract sprayers doing the job)
    mine rehabilitation and weed eradication employees where they are spraying on mine land.

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units:

    AHCCHM307 Prepare and apply chemicals to control pest, weeds and diseases

Short course
State ID: MAB40
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
Half price^

Back Pack/ Boom Spray Combined Skill Set

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:

Agriculture

Description

This course is for those seeking to obtain the mandatory licence required to meet Health Department requirements for a Pest Management Technician licence if you are spraying chemicals for commercial gain.
If only a backpack or hand held device is used for spot spraying then this course is suitable.
It may lead to employment in Lawn & Garden, Landscaping, Bushland & Mine Site Rehabilitation.

Skills and knowledge elements include:
    Common weeds found in WA
    Common weed controls used in WA (following Integrated Pest Management strategies)
    Safe disposal of chemical residue and containers
    Correct Personal Protective Equipment for selected control measures
    Understanding a chemical label, schedules and use of chemicals
    Understanding Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)
    Groups of chemicals and their formulations

The Backpack course is held over three days, covering three units of competency.

Those that enrol in the Boomspray course attend the first three days and then two additional days to complete the extra three units.

BACKPACK SPRAY   UNITS
BOOMSPRAY UNITS
  • AHCPMG301 – Control weeds
  • AHCCHM307 – Prepare and apply chemicals to control pests, weeds and diseases
  • AHCCHM304 – Transport and store chemicals
  • AHCPMG302 – Control plant pests, diseases and disorders
  • AHCCHM404 – Develop procedures to minimise risks in the use of chemicals
  • AHCCHM405 – Plan and implement a chemical use program

Entry requirements

If you are not seeking to apply for a Health Department license, then this course will give inexperienced participants skills and knowledge to apply chemicals safely.
It is recommended that participants completing this course have significant prior knowledge and skills in spraying chemicals if looking to obtain a spraying license for lawn and garden, landscaping or mine site rehabilitation through the WA Health Department..

This course will be offered at these campuses: Albany

If a campus offering this course is not featured in the menu list below or doesn’t have dates, it means they don’t have dates set right now but they are being planned. You can keep checking this page or use the enquiry form to register your interest.

Skill set
State ID: AE387
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
Free*
Skill sets

Broadacre Harvest Operations Skill Set

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:

Agriculture

Description

The Broadacre Harvest Operations Skill Set will give anyone new to the agricultural industry the skills and knowledge to safely undertake employment for harvest operations in the broadacre sector. You will gain the knowledge to safely operate a range of machinery used for harvest, for example a tractor, header, augur and chaser-bin.
This skill set is ideal for anyone wanting to enter the agricultural industry and gain employment as a farm worker during harvest. It may appeal to school leavers, career changers, or anyone wanting to update their skills according to current industry practices and equipment.
 

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following units

AHCWHS301 Contribute to work health and safety processes 
AHCMOM305 Operate specialised machinery and equipment
AHCBAC308 Undertake agricultural crop harvesting activities

This course will be offered at these campuses: Albany, Esperance and Muresk.

If a campus offering this course is not featured in the menu list below or doesn’t have dates, it means they don’t have dates set right now but they are being planned. You can keep checking this page or use the enquiry form to register your interest.

Skill set
State ID: MAA11
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
Half price^

Chainsaw

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:

Agriculture

Description

This course covers the process of maintaining, preparing and operating hand-held chainsaws in a work environment.

These skills can be transferred to the homestead, are useful for home gardners and could lead to employment in parks and gardens or landscaping.

You will gain skills and knowledge in understanding the correct type of chainsaw for a particular task, how to use the chainsaw, maintain the chainsaw and store suitable personal protective equipment.

You will also carry out routine checks and maintenance on a chainsaw, apply appropriate chainsaw techniques, cutting methods according to manufacturer’s specifications and documented low risk work procedures; assess and minimise environmental impacts of chainsaw use; maintain records of chainsaw training and certification, risk assessment and use.

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units:

    AHCMOM213 Operate and Maintain Chainsaws

Short course
National ID: AHC21016
State ID: BDF0
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
Half price^

Certificate II in Conservation and Land Management

Study modes:

Full-Time
Part-Time
Traineeship
Workplace

Sub study areas:

Conservation and Land Management

This qualification provides an occupational outcome in conservation and land management.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

Certificate II
National ID: AHC31416
State ID: BDC1
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment

Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Flexible
Full-Time
Part-Time
Traineeship
Workplace

Sub study areas:

Conservation and Land Management

This qualification provides a general vocational outcome in the conservation and land management industry.

This course is Competitive at selected campuses and further Entrance Requirements may apply.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

Certificate III
National ID: AHC40916
State ID: BCZ9
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment

Certificate IV in Conservation and Land Management

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Flexible
Full-Time
Part-Time
Traineeship
Workplace

Sub study areas:

Conservation and Land Management

This qualification allows individuals to develop post-trade skills and knowledge to become specialists within the conservation and land management industry.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

Certificate IV
National ID: AHC20416
State ID: BDE6
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
Half price^

Certificate II in Horticulture

Study modes:

Full-Time
Part-Time
Traineeship

Sub study areas:

Horticulture and Conservation

This course is for any interested people that want to learn a more about gardening and general horticultural practices. Such people may want to commence their own business or seek employment as a nursery hand within established horticultural businesses. There are no pre-requisites for this course aside from a strong interest in this industry area.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

Certificate II
National ID: AHC30716
State ID: BDF1
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
Half price^

Certificate III in Horticulture

Study modes:

Flexible
Full-Time
Part-Time
Traineeship
Workplace

Sub study areas:

Horticulture and Conservation

Are you looking for a career among the trees? When you complete the Certificate III in Horticulture you will be ready for a career working with plants as school or council gardener, groundskeeper, or self-employed landscaper. You will have the skills and knowledge to work effectively in the horticultural industry, implement propagation plans, control weeds, pests, and diseases, safely prepare, store, and apply chemicals, install irrigation, create plant displays, plant identification and nutrition, and workplace safety and health.

South Regional TAFE Campuses have well designed horticulture facilities.

This course is Competitive at selected campuses and further Entrance Requirements may apply.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

Certificate III
National ID: AHC40416
State ID: BCW2
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
Half price^

Certificate IV in Horticulture

Study modes:

Flexible
Full-Time
Part-Time
Traineeship
Workplace

Sub study areas:

Horticulture and Conservation

This qualification allows individuals to develop post-trade skills and knowledge across a broad coverage of the industry prior to undertaking higher level roles in the industry.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

Certificate IV
National ID: AHC50416
State ID: BDD0
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
Half price^

Diploma of Horticulture

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Full-Time
Part-Time

Sub study areas:

Horticulture and Conservation

This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge needed to establish and manage horticultural enterprises. You will attain the skills required to be able to specifically manage plant health programs, provide specialist advice, develop production plans and carry out financial tasks associated with estimates, tenders and quotes.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

Diploma
State ID: AE389
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
Skill sets

Introduction to Production Horticulture Skill Set

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:

Horticulture and Conservation

Description

Western Australia grows a diverse range of top-quality horticultural crops including tropical and temperate fruits, delicious vegetables and outstanding table wines.
Are you interested in working in this exciting industry? You may be interested in tree cropping, vegetable or berry production, grape growing or mushroom production – or you may work in a mixed enterprise.
The Production Horticulture Skill Set will introduce you to safe work practice in the horticultural industry; and you will learn to apply chemicals and cover the skills and knowledge to either plant or harvest horticultural crops, depending on the season and location.

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following units

AHCWHS201 Participate in work health and safety processes
AHCBIO202 Follow site quarantine procedures
AHCCHM201 Apply chemicals under supervision
AHCWRK204 Work effectively in the industry
AHCPHT201 Plant horticultural crops
OR
AHCPHT214 Support horticultural crop harvesting

 

This course will be offered at these campuses: Albany (2021), Bunbury

If a campus offering this course is not featured in the menu list below or doesn’t have dates, it means they don’t have dates set right now but they are being planned. You can keep checking this page or use the enquiry form to register your interest.

Skill set
National ID: MSL30118
State ID: BDV6
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
Half price^

Certificate III in Laboratory Skills

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Full-Time
Part-Time
Traineeship
Workplace

Sub study areas:

Laboratory Operations

This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to assist in collecting and preparing samples and to carry out, measure and record results of experiments in the physical, chemical, biological or life sciences. You will learn skills in maintaining a laboratory, routine sampling and testing, recording data, and using laboratory computing programs. You will also learn how to prepare cultures, perform sterile techniques and assist with field work.    

This course is Competitive at selected campuses and further Entrance Requirements may apply.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

Certificate III
National ID: MSL40118
State ID: BDV3
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
Half price^

Certificate IV in Laboratory Techniques

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Full-Time
Part-Time
Traineeship
Workplace

Sub study areas:

Laboratory Operations

This qualification reflects the role of workers who perform a range of laboratory techniques, including manual, semi-automated and fully automated, to collect and prepare samples in a laboratory. They conduct a wide range of basic, and limited range of specialist tests across a variety of industry sectors. Workers may be required to assist other personnel to solve technical problems and to adjust formulations and production mixes. They may also train them to collect samples and conduct basic tests reliably.

Workers have responsibility for their own outputs according to established procedures. Work is carried out according to established procedures often under the direction and supervision of laboratory or quality managers, or scientific/medical professionals. Work is normally subject to frequent progress and quality checks.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

Certificate IV
National ID: AHC30916
State ID: BDB7
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
Half price^

Certificate III in Landscape Construction

Study modes:

Apprenticeship
Full-Time
Part-Time

Sub study areas:

Horticulture and Conservation

This qualification will provide the practical skills and knowledge to design garden landscapes or renovate existing gardens. Students will also learn how to select materials and plants for landscape projects, set out and landscape a range of sites, and construct stone, brick, block and timber structures and features, about irrigation installation and safety in the workplace.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

Certificate III
National ID: AHC31016
State ID: BCY8
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment

Certificate III in Parks and Gardens

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Apprenticeship

Sub study areas:

Horticulture and Conservation

This qualification provides a vocational outcome in parks and gardens. The parks and gardens industry expects this qualification to be achieved to meet job outcomes at this level.

This course is an apprenticeship:  you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study. To find out more regarding apprenticeships click here.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

Certificate III
National ID: AHC33816
State ID: BDD1
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment

Certificate III in Permaculture

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Full-Time
Workshops

Sub study areas:

Horticulture and Conservation

The qualification is suited to learners who wish to work at the skilled tradesman level within permaculture projects and enterprises, and may involve supervision of others and working with people of diverse backgrounds and abilities.
This qualification relates to those individuals who work either independently or in teams to establish and maintain permaculture systems for private clients, organisations or community entities. They perform tasks involving a broad range of skilled applications in a wide variety of contexts, which may involve application of some discretion and judgement in selecting equipment, elements in a design or contingency measures.

For more information on Workshop Delivery Dates and Sessions click here

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

Certificate III
State ID: AHC3
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment

Permaculture - Series of fifteen workshops

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:

Horticulture and Conservation

Description

Permaculture is the conscious design and maintenance of agriculturally productive ecosystems which have the diversity, stability, and resilience of natural ecosystems.

It is the harmonious integration of landscape and people - providing their food, energy, shelter and other material and non-material needs in a sustainable way

  • Workshop 1 - Permaculture basics
  • Workshop 2 - Permaculture structures
  • Workshop 3 - Choosing plants and animals for permaculture system
  • Workshop 4 - Integrated plant and animal systems
  • Workshop 5 - Growing permaculture plants
  • Workshop 6 - Plan organic orchard systems
  • Workshop 7 - Conduct site inspections
  • Workshop 8 - Establish an urban permaculture system
  • Workshop 9 - Test and improve soil
  • Workshop 10 - Maintain integrated plant and animal systems
  • Workshop 11 - Permaculture water systems
  • Workshop 12 - Manage pest and disease in a permaculture system
  • Workshop 13 - Build with upcycled materials
  • Workshop 14 - Enjoying the permaculture yield
  • Workshop 15 - Maintaining permaculture structures

This course will be delivered over a series of weekend workshops via face-to-face delivery at our Albany campus and at the Good Life Community Garden. The Good Life Community Garden is on a 5ha site at 78 Lower King Road, Albany. This is an emerging community garden being developed using permaculture principles.

Join us for any of these workshops - or all fifteen

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the relevant units depending on the workshop attended.

For more information on AHC33816 Certificate III in Permaculture click here

Short course
National ID: AHC20316
State ID: BCW5
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
Half price^

Certificate II in Production Horticulture

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Flexible
Full-Time
Part-Time
Traineeship

Sub study areas:

Horticulture and Conservation

The qualification enables individuals to select a tree cropping, vegetable or berry production, grape growing or mushroom production context as a job focus, or a mixture in the case of mixed enterprises.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

 

Certificate II
State ID: MAB55
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment

Pruning

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:

Horticulture and Conservation

Description

A 2 day pruning course, ideal for workers in the viticulture industry. As part of this course, you will learn the best time for pruning, correct pruning techniques and the safe and effective use of equipment.

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units:

FDFWGG2003A - Hand Prune vines

Short course
National ID: AHC21316
State ID: BCY3
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
Half price^

Certificate II in Shearing

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Traineeship
Workplace

Sub study areas:

Agriculture

When you complete this course you will be ready for a career in the Shearing Industry and be able to shear sheep to Novice Level. You will have the skills and knowledge to prepare handpieces for machine shearing, position and crutch sheep, maintain and service shearing equipment and assist with shearing shed activities. You will also learn about First Aid, Effective Communication, Responding to Emergencies and Safety in the Workplace. 

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

Certificate II
National ID: AHC32916
State ID: BCW7
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
Half price^

Certificate III in Shearing

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Traineeship
Workplace

Sub study areas:

Agriculture

When you complete this course you will be ready for career in the Shearing Industry as a full time occupation.
You will have the skills and knowlege to shear sheep to a professional standard with increased speed and accuracy, with knowledge of how the Shearing Industry works, wool quality and Occupational Safety and Health.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

Certificate III
State ID: AE401
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
Free*
Skill sets

Shearing Skill Set

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Sub study areas:

Agriculture

Description

Shearers play a key role in the Australian wool industry and training proficient shearers is essential to the success of this industry.

The Shearing Skill Set will deliver practical training and support and provide you with a sound foundation to build a career in this important industry. Participants will gain the skills and knowledge to handle sheep humanely and use machinery and equipment to shear and crutch sheep.

At the completion of this training you will be work-ready for the shearing and wool handling industry and should be shearing a minimum of 40 adult merino sheep or 50 adult cross bred sheep per day to industry standards.

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following units:

AHCLSK217 Apply animal welfare principles to handling and husbandry of livestock
AHCSHG201 Crutch sheep
AHCSHG203 Shear sheep to novice level
AHCSHG205 Grind combs and cutters for machine shearing
AHCSHG206 Prepare handpiece and downtube for machine shearing
AHCSHG210Undertake basic shearing and crutching

This course will be offered at these campuses: Narrogin

Study modes and duration differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

Skill set
National ID: MAA20
State ID: MAA20
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
Half price^

Tractor

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:

Agriculture

Description

This course will take you through the process of operating tractors with or without attached equipment and defines the standard required to:    
•    carry out pre-operational checks and maintenance including tagging defects
•    set and secure attachments according to manufacturer's directions
•    operate tractor in a safe and controlled manner
•    implement shut-down procedures
•    store machinery and equipment
•    record maintenance and operation details

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited unit: 
AHCMOM202 Operate Tractors

Short course
State ID: MAB97
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment

Wine Cellar Skill Set

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:

Wine Industry Operations

Description

The course is designed for vintage workers and will cover winery induction, manual handling, workplace safety and forklift operation.

The course runs over 5 days with students required to attend all sessions.

 

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units.

  • FDFFS2001A Implement the food safety program and procedures
  • FDFCEL2019A Carry out transfer operations
  • TLILIC0003 Licence to operate a forklift truck

This course will be offered at these campuses: Margaret River

Skill set
National ID: FBP30920
State ID: BFF6
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment

Certificate III in Wine Industry Operations

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Flexible
Full-Time
Part-Time

Sub study areas:

Wine Industry Operations

This qualification describes the skills and knowledge required for operational workers in the wine industry. These workers carry out skilled tasks under broad direction in a range of sectors, including:
- procedural and technical tasks in bottling and packaging, cellar operations and laboratory testing
-tasks related to wine grape growing, harvesting and post-harvesting.
 

Certificate III
National ID: AHC41316
State ID: BDD9
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment

Certificate IV in Wool Classing

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Traineeship
Workplace
Workshops

Sub study areas:

Agriculture

Successful completion of this qualification and suitable experience provides you with the opportunity to become a professional wool classer.

You will have the skills and knowledge to sort, classify and grade wool into various types for sale in the market.  You will learn skills in supervising work routines, staff performance, training, determining wool classing strategies, managing shearing and crutching operations, classing wool for special markets, providing information and advice on wool preparation, and implementing and monitoring quality assurance procedures.

Study modes and duration differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

Certificate IV
National ID: AHC33016
State ID: BCY2
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment

Certificate III in Wool Clip Preparation

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Traineeship
Workplace

Sub study areas:

Agriculture

When you complete this course you will be ready for a career in Wool Classing. This course is designed to provide you with a range of practical skills, technical training and communication skills for a career in Wool Classing.
You will have the skills and knowledge to be a Wool Classer. This qulaification is also a specialist wool classing qualification for owner classers and enables them to apply for registration with AWEDX Ltd as an Owner Classer.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

Certificate III
National ID: AHC21416
State ID: BDD3
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment

Certificate II in Wool Handling

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Flexible
Traineeship
Workplace

Sub study areas:

Agriculture

When you complete this course you will be ready for a career in the wool industry as a wool handler or an agriculture assistant.
You will have the skills and knowledge to handle wool and assisting in a shearing shed. You will learn skills in penning sheep, performing board duties, assisting with pressing wool and preparing sheep for shearing and crutching. You will also learn about first aid, effective communication, responding to emergencies and safety in the workplace.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

Certificate II
State ID: AE402
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
Skill sets

Wool Handling Skill Set

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:

Agriculture

Description

Get started as a wool handler or a shed hand by studying the Wool Handling Skill Set.

You will learn how to assist shearing teams and prepare fleece wool for classing as well as how to carry out wool pressing.

Participants will also learn a range of shed duties including penning sheep, preparing facilities for shearing and crutching and monitoring the welfare of sheep.

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following units:

AHCWOL308 Prepare facilities for shearing and crutching
AHCWOL311 Perform shed duties
AHCWOL304 Prepare fleece wool for classing
AHCWOL305 Prepare skirtings and oddments
AHCWOL310 Press wool for a clip

This course will be offered at these campuses: Narrogin

Study modes and duration differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

Skill set
State ID: AE379
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
Free*
Skill sets

Work in Agriculture Skill Set

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:

Agriculture

Description

The Work in Agriculture Skill Set is the ideal introductory training opportunity for new entrants to the agriculture and rural industries. It is also suitable for school leavers, career changers and those wanting to update skills for current
industry practices and equipment.
Participants will gain a solid foundation in essential farming skills including health and safety, chemical handling, modern tractor and machinery operation and weed control.

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following units

AHCCHM304 Transport and store chemicals
AHCCHM307 Prepare and apply chemicals to control pests, weeds and diseases
AHCMOM202 Operate tractors
AHCMOM304 Operate machinery and equipment
AHCPMG301 Control weeds
AHCWHS301 Contribute to work health and safety processes
AHCWRK204 Work effectively in the industry

 

This course will be offered at these campuses: Albany, Manjimup, Muresk and Narrogin.

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