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Certificate III in Agriculture (Dairy Production)

National ID: AHC30216 | State ID: BDE3

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.

Job opportunities

Study pathway

How to apply

Job opportunities

Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to become a dairy farm hand.

Study pathway

Certificate IV in Agriculture

How to apply

For full time, part time, flexible or online courses apply at http://tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au when applications are open.

For international students, contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

For all other enquiries please call us on 1800 621 445 or email enquiry@srtafe.wa.edu.au.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

In order to comply with COVID-19 Government directed social distancing guidelines, some courses may include a mix of online and classroom based training delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements.

While the mode of delivery might vary, the content and key learning outcomes of the course will remain the same.

The precise mix of delivery method will vary from course to course. The time, place and method of delivery may also vary across the semester to ensure social distancing and safe training delivery for staff and students during the COVID-19 pandemic.

South Regional TAFE will provide students with adequate support to work in online environments where necessary.

Available Semester 1 & Semester 2

Bunbury - Traineeship

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When Available Semester 1 & Semester 2
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Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.

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Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Certificate III in Parks and Gardens

National ID: AHC31016 | State ID: BCY8

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.

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

Job opportunities

Study pathway

How to apply

Job opportunities

Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include: Municipal/city gardener Horticulturist

Study pathway

Further training pathways from this qualification include, but are not limited to, Certificate IV in Parks and Gardens.

How to apply

For full time, part time, flexible or online courses apply at http://tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au when applications are open.

For international students, contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

For all other enquiries please call us on 1800 621 445 or email enquiry@srtafe.wa.edu.au.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

In order to comply with COVID-19 Government directed social distancing guidelines, some courses may include a mix of online and classroom based training delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements.

While the mode of delivery might vary, the content and key learning outcomes of the course will remain the same.

The precise mix of delivery method will vary from course to course. The time, place and method of delivery may also vary across the semester to ensure social distancing and safe training delivery for staff and students during the COVID-19 pandemic.

South Regional TAFE will provide students with adequate support to work in online environments where necessary.

Semester 1

Bunbury - Apprenticeship

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Where Bunbury
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Semester 2

Bunbury - Apprenticeship

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Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Certificate III in Harvesting and Haulage

National ID: FWP30216 | State ID: BAL0

This qualification is designed for job roles in the harvesting and haulage sector of the forest and wood products industry. The harvesting and haulage sector is responsible for cutting down trees, plantation and native, and transporting them to a mill or port facility. The product might be timber logs or chip and the species harvested range from blue gum for woodchip, pine for chip and timber and native timber for chip or timber. Residues are also used for mulch, pelleting, bio fuel and oil production.

Job opportunities

How to apply

Job opportunities

Bulldozer Operator, Excavator Operator, Feller Buncher Operator, Forest Harvester, Forwarder Operator, Harvesting Technician, In-field Chipper Operator, Loader Operator, Log truck driver, Mobile Equipment Operator, Skidder Operator.

How to apply

Please note that all delivery modes may not be available at all campuses; please check with individual campuses on modes of study.

This course is available as a traineeship, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate Employer to study.

You can express your interest to study this course via contacting South Regional TAFE on 1800 621 445 or email us at enquiry@srtafe.wa.edu.au

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

In order to comply with COVID-19 Government directed social distancing guidelines, some courses may include a mix of online and classroom based training delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements.

While the mode of delivery might vary, the content and key learning outcomes of the course will remain the same.

The precise mix of delivery method will vary from course to course. The time, place and method of delivery may also vary across the semester to ensure social distancing and safe training delivery for staff and students during the COVID-19 pandemic.

South Regional TAFE will provide students with adequate support to work in online environments where necessary.

Available Semester 1 & Semester 2

Albany - Traineeship

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When Available Semester 1 & Semester 2
Where Albany
How Traineeship
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Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Certificate III in Aboriginal Sites Work

National ID: AHC32516 | State ID: BDD7

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.

Job opportunities

Study pathway

How to apply

Job opportunities

The qualification is designed to reflect the role of individuals who work on Country and who perform a range of skilled tasks in relation to Aboriginal cultural landscapes which include discrete Aboriginal cultural sites. The qualification provides for Aboriginal-sites workers using discretion and judgement, and who have the ability to select, adapt and transfer skills to different situations.

Study pathway

Graduates can seek employment as:

• Indigenous rangers

• Heritage field officers

• Environmental consultants

• Aboriginal tour guides

How to apply

For full time, part time, flexible or online courses apply at http://tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au when applications are open.

For international students, contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

For all other enquiries please call us on 1800 621 445 or email enquiry@srtafe.wa.edu.au.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

In order to comply with COVID-19 Government directed social distancing guidelines, some courses may include a mix of online and classroom based training delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements.

While the mode of delivery might vary, the content and key learning outcomes of the course will remain the same.

The precise mix of delivery method will vary from course to course. The time, place and method of delivery may also vary across the semester to ensure social distancing and safe training delivery for staff and students during the COVID-19 pandemic.

South Regional TAFE will provide students with adequate support to work in online environments where necessary.

Semester 2

Albany - Full Time, Part Time

Overview

Fees and charges

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Overview
Duration 1 semester/s
When Semester 2
Where Albany
How Full-Time
Other study options
This course may have multiple study options available. For more information please complete the enquiry form below.

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management

National ID: AHC31416 | State ID: BDC1

This qualification provides a general vocational outcome in 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.

Job opportunities

Study pathway

How to apply

Job opportunities

Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to gain entry level assistant positions with environmental agencies. Possible job titles include Indigenous lands worker, national parks worker, revegetation worker or land rehabilitation worker.

Study pathway

Certificate IV in Conservation and Land Management

How to apply

For full time, part time, flexible or online courses apply at http://tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au when applications are open.

For international students, contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

For all other enquiries please call us on 1800 621 445 or email enquiry@srtafe.wa.edu.au.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

In order to comply with COVID-19 Government directed social distancing guidelines, some courses may include a mix of online and classroom based training delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements.

While the mode of delivery might vary, the content and key learning outcomes of the course will remain the same.

The precise mix of delivery method will vary from course to course. The time, place and method of delivery may also vary across the semester to ensure social distancing and safe training delivery for staff and students during the COVID-19 pandemic.

South Regional TAFE will provide students with adequate support to work in online environments where necessary.

Available Semester 1 & Semester 2

Esperance - Full Time, Workplace, Traineeship

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Duration 6 months
When Available Semester 1 & Semester 2
Where Esperance
How Full-Time
Other study options
This course may have other study modes available. For more information Complete an enquiry form below. Please Note: Study durations will vary depending on selected study mode.

Semester 1

Bunbury - Full Time, Part Time, Traineeship

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Duration 6 months
When Semester 1
Where Bunbury
How Full-Time
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This course may have other study modes available. For more information Complete an enquiry form below. Please Note: Study durations will vary depending on selected study mode.

Semester 2

Albany - Full time, Part time, Traineeship

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Duration 6 months
When Semester 2
Where Albany
How Full-Time
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This course may have other study modes available. For more information Complete an enquiry form below. Please Note: Study durations will vary depending on selected study mode.
Bunbury - Full Time, Part Time, Traineeship

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Duration 6 months
When Semester 2
Where Bunbury
How Full-Time
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This course may have other study modes available. For more information Complete an enquiry form below. Please Note: Study durations will vary depending on selected study mode.

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Certificate II in Horticulture

National ID: AHC20416 | State ID: BDE6

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.

Job opportunities

Study pathway

How to apply

Job opportunities

This qualification underpins a range of work functions and job roles that can lead to a horticultural trade qualification.

Study pathway

Certificate III in Horticulture

How to apply

For full time, part time, flexible or online courses apply at http://tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au when applications are open.

For international students, contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

For all other enquiries please call us on 1800 621 445 or email enquiry@srtafe.wa.edu.au.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

In order to comply with COVID-19 Government directed social distancing guidelines, some courses may include a mix of online and classroom based training delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements.

While the mode of delivery might vary, the content and key learning outcomes of the course will remain the same.

The precise mix of delivery method will vary from course to course. The time, place and method of delivery may also vary across the semester to ensure social distancing and safe training delivery for staff and students during the COVID-19 pandemic.

South Regional TAFE will provide students with adequate support to work in online environments where necessary.

Available Semester 1 & Semester 2

Margaret River - Full Time, Part Time

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Overview
Duration 6 months
When Available Semester 1 & Semester 2
Where Margaret River
How Full-Time
Other study options
This course may have other study modes available. For more information Complete an enquiry form below. Please Note: Study durations will vary depending on selected study mode.

Semester 1

Albany - Full Time, Traineeship

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Duration 1 semester/s
When Semester 1
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Bunbury - Full time, Part time, Traineeship

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Duration 6 months
When Semester 1
Where Bunbury
How Full-Time
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This course may have other study modes available. For more information Complete an enquiry form below. Please Note: Study durations will vary depending on selected study mode.
Busselton - Full time, Part time

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Duration 6 months
When Semester 1
Where Busselton
How Full-Time
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This course may have other study modes available. For more information Complete an enquiry form below. Please Note: Study durations will vary depending on selected study mode.
Katanning - Full Time, Traineeship

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Duration 6 months
When Semester 1
Where Katanning
How Full-Time
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This course may have other study modes available. For more information Complete an enquiry form below. Please Note: Study durations will vary depending on selected study mode.

Semester 2

Bunbury - Full time, Part time, Traineeship

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Overview
Duration 6 months
When Semester 2
Where Bunbury
How Full-Time
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This course may have multiple study options available. For more information please complete the enquiry form below.
Busselton - Full time, Part time

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Overview
Duration 6 months
When Semester 2
Where Busselton
How Full-Time
Other study options
This course may have multiple study options available. For more information please complete the enquiry form below.

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Certificate II in Conservation and Land Management

National ID: AHC21016 | State ID: BDF0

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.

Job opportunities

Study pathway

How to apply

Job opportunities

Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to gain entry level assistant positions with environmental agencies.

Study pathway

Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management

How to apply

For full time, part time, flexible or online courses apply at http://tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au when applications are open.

For international students, contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

For all other enquiries please call us on 1800 621 445 or email enquiry@srtafe.wa.edu.au.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

In order to comply with COVID-19 Government directed social distancing guidelines, some courses may include a mix of online and classroom based training delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements.

While the mode of delivery might vary, the content and key learning outcomes of the course will remain the same.

The precise mix of delivery method will vary from course to course. The time, place and method of delivery may also vary across the semester to ensure social distancing and safe training delivery for staff and students during the COVID-19 pandemic.

South Regional TAFE will provide students with adequate support to work in online environments where necessary.

Semester 1

Albany - Full Time

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Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 1 semester/s
When Semester 1
Where Albany
How Full-Time
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Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.
Bunbury - Full time, Part time, Traineeship

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Duration 6 months
When Semester 1
Where Bunbury
How Full-Time
Other study options
This course may have other study modes available. For more information Complete an enquiry form below. Please Note: Study durations will vary depending on selected study mode.

Semester 2

Bunbury - Full time, Part time

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Units

Overview
Duration 6 months
When Semester 2
Where Bunbury
How Full-Time
Other study options
This course may have multiple study options available. For more information please complete the enquiry form below.

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

This is another wildly diverse area covering specific studies in veterinary nursing and companion animal services, animal behaviour and health, the racing industry, horticulture and conservation, landscaping, bushland assessment and rehabilitation, nursery plants, conservation and land management, and biological surveys.

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MAA19 MAA19 Auschem Reaccreditation Skill Set
Short Course Katanning
Manjimup
Margaret River
Mount Barker
Narrogin

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

MAA18 MAA18 Auschem Skill Set
Short Course Collie
Esperance
Harvey
Katanning
Manjimup
Margaret River
Mount Barker
Narrogin

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

MAB40 Back Pack/ Boom Spray Combined Skill Set
Skill set Albany

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

This course is delivered over 1 day.

Entry requirements
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.

 

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.

Fees
Non-Concession: $445.00
Concession: $171.40
Commercial / International: $1174.60
AE204 Broadacre Harvest Operations Skill Set
Half price
Skill sets
Skill set Albany
Esperance
Muresk

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.

If you meet the fee free eligibility criteria for this course, please enrol in the Broadacre Harvest Operations (Fee Free).

Skill sets 

This is a targeted skill set related to the Skills Ready program, which is aimed at rebuilding our local businesses and communities with free and reduced-price training.

 

Fees
$231.20
AE207 Broadacre Harvest Operations Skill Set (Fee Free)
Free
Skill sets
Skill set Albany
Esperance
Muresk

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.

 

If you do not meet the fee free eligibility criteria for this course, please enrol in the Broadacre Harvest Operations Skill Set.

Free*

 If you are aged 15—24 years (not at school), receiving the JobSeeker or JobKeeper payment, receiving Youth Allowance, AUSTUDY or ABSTUDY or holding a pensioner concession card, Health Care Card or a Repatriation Health Benefits Card issued by the Department of Veterans' Affairs, or a dependent of persons who are inmates of a custodial institution, you are eligible to enrol for free!

 

Skill sets

 

This is a targeted skill set related to the Skills Ready program, which is aimed at rebuilding our local businesses and communities with free and reduced-price training.

 

Fees
This course is free. There are no tuition, resource or administration fees.
MAA11 Chainsaw
Short Course Albany
Bunbury
Busselton
Collie
Esperance
Harvey
Katanning
Manjimup
Margaret River
Mount Barker
Narrogin

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

MAB40 Health Department Pesticide Spraying - Mechanical / Boom Spray
Short Course Albany

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.
These competencies are required to be completed where mechanical equipment is used to apply pesticides. Examples include boom spraying equipment including quad bike mounted or air blast equipment.
It may lead to employment in broadacre spraying of crops & pastures, forestry, pest & weed control in non-cropping situations and turf Management.

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

This course is delivered over a 2 day period.

Entry requirements
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 broadacre spraying with mechanical equipment.

AE215 Introduction to Production Horticulture Skill Set
Skill sets
Skill set Bunbury

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.
 

Fees

Student who meet one or more of the following eligibility requirements will be eligible for fee free (course and resource fee) training.
Eligibility requirements

  • Persons aged 15—24 years at the time of enrolment (excluding school students)
  • Secondary school-aged persons who are not enrolled at school.
  • Persons receiving the JobSeeker or JobKeeper payment.
  • Persons and dependents of persons receiving the Youth Allowance, AUSTUDY or ABSTUDY.
  • Persons and dependents of persons holding:
    • a Pensioner Concession Card or Health Care Card; or
    • a Repatriation Health Benefits Card issued by the Department of Veterans’ Affairs.
  • Dependents of persons who are inmates of a custodial institution.

Students who do not meet one or more of the criteria listed above are able to enrol in the skill sets and pay the applicable course and resource fees in accordance with the Department of Training and Workforce Development’s current Fees and Charges Policy, available at dtwd.wa.gov.au.

If you meet the fee free eligibility criteria Opens in a new window for this course, please enrol in the Introduction to Production Horticulture Skill Set (Fee Free) .

 

AE214 Introduction to Production Horticulture Skill Set (Fee Free)
Free
Skill sets
Skill set Bunbury

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.
 

Fees

Student who meet one or more of the following eligibility requirements will be eligible for fee free (course and resource fee) training.
Eligibility requirements

  • Persons aged 15—24 years at the time of enrolment (excluding school students)
  • Secondary school-aged persons who are not enrolled at school.
  • Persons receiving the JobSeeker or JobKeeper payment.
  • Persons and dependents of persons receiving the Youth Allowance, AUSTUDY or ABSTUDY.
  • Persons and dependents of persons holding:
    • a Pensioner Concession Card or Health Care Card; or
    • a Repatriation Health Benefits Card issued by the Department of Veterans’ Affairs.
  • Dependents of persons who are inmates of a custodial institution.

Students who do not meet one or more of the criteria listed above are able to enrol in the skill sets and pay the applicable course and resource fees in accordance with the Department of Training and Workforce Development’s current Fees and Charges Policy, available at dtwd.wa.gov.au.

If you do not meet the fee free eligibility criteria Opens in a new window for this course, please enrol in the Introduction to Production Horticulture Skill Set.

 

AHC3 Permaculture - Series of eight workshops
Short Course Albany

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

  • Workshop 1 - Growing permaculture plants
  • Workshop 2 - Enjoying the permaculture yield
  • Workshop 3 - Permaculture structures
  • Workshop 4 - Permaculture water systems
  • Workshop 5 - Permaculture basics
  • Workshop 6 - A permaculture backyard
  • Workshop 7 - Permaculture structures
  • Workshop 8 - Maintain permaculture systems

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 eight

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

MAB55 Pruning
Short Course Margaret River

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

MAA24 Quad Bike Training
Short Course Manjimup

Description

This course will take you through the process of maintaining and operating quad bikes (four wheeled), and defines the standard required to:
    perform routine pre-operational checks and maintenance
    match, attach and operate equipment as described in the manufacturer's operators manual
    recognise and control hazards and risks
    safely operate quad bikes in a range of weather and terrain conditions
    monitor and maintain vehicle records

Certification

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

    AHCMOM217 Operate Quad Bikes

MAA20 MAA20 Tractor
Half price
Short Course Albany
Manjimup

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

MAB97 Wine Cellar Skill Set
Skill set Margaret River

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

Margaret River Dates are: Monday 7 - Friday 11 December 2020

AE151 Work in Agriculture Skill Set (Fee Free)
Free
Skill sets
Skill set Albany
Manjimup
Muresk
Narrogin

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.

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.

Fees

Student who meet one or more of the following eligibility requirements will be eligible for fee free (course and resource fee) training.
Eligibility requirements

  • Persons aged 15—24 years at the time of enrolment (excluding school students)
  • Secondary school-aged persons who are not enrolled at school.
  • Persons receiving the JobSeeker or JobKeeper payment.
  • Persons and dependents of persons receiving the Youth Allowance, AUSTUDY or ABSTUDY.
  • Persons and dependents of persons holding:
    • a Pensioner Concession Card or Health Care Card; or
    • a Repatriation Health Benefits Card issued by the Department of Veterans’ Affairs.
  • Dependents of persons who are inmates of a custodial institution.

Students who do not meet one or more of the criteria listed above are able to enrol in the skill sets and pay the applicable course and resource fees in accordance with the Department of Training and Workforce Development’s current Fees and Charges Policy, available at dtwd.wa.gov.au.

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Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment

The perfect educational and career path for those who love to work in the great outdoors and have a passion for all things nature and science.

A diverse range of qualifications covering agriculture, horticulture and production nursery, landscaping, laboratory skills, viticulture and wine industry operations, conservation and land management.


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