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Agriculture

Certificate II in Rural Operations

National ID: AHC21216 | State ID: BDE2

Students who complete this course can expect to find employment in entry level positions, in agriculture, market gardens, and mixed rural enterprises. 
Training will be very practical in nature with students being involved in the creation of the growing area, propagation and growing a range of edible crops using both traditional techniques as well as introducing them to permaculture.
Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

Study pathway

How to apply

Study pathway

The course will also provide a taster that will assist in establishing student direction towards more industry specific study at Certificate III and higher levels in a range of qualifications.

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 - AHC21216 - Classroom

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
When Semester 2
Where Albany
How Full-Time
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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.

Skid Steer Loader

State ID: MAA85

Description

This course trains novice operators in the skills required to enter the industry as a certified skid steer loader operator.
The course covers:
    Plan and prepare for skid steer loader operations
    Operate skid steer loader
    Load, carry and place materials
    Select, remove and fit attachments
    Relocate the skid steer loader
    Carry out machine operator maintenance
    Conduct housekeeping activities

Entry requirements

Entrance Requirements

Fees and charges

Important information

How to apply

Entrance Requirements

No minimum requirements

Fees and charges

Non-Concession: $110.16
Concession: $32.64

School age students
Students who would normally be attending year 12 or below in the current calendar year will be eligible to enrol at the commercial / international rate for this course.

International students
This courses isn’t available to Visa 500 International Students.
For information on international courses, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website
Other visa holder students
All other visa holders (i.e 457, 300, 485, 489, 496) contact either South West or Great Southern Campuses to confirm your eligibility;
South West Campuses    studentservices@srtafe.wa.edu.au    0417 937 894
Great Southern Campuses    studentsupport@srtafe.wa.edu.au    1800 675 781

Important information

What to wear (PPE)

For the practical assessment all participants are required to:

  • Wear appropriate work wear (long trousers), including wet weather gear if required,
  • You must wear steel capped boots
How to apply

Please complete the Course enquiry form below to receive enrolment information.

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.

Albany Campus
Date: Register your interest
Time: To be advised
Duration: 2 days
Katanning Campus
Date: 8 & 9 September 2020
Time: 8.30am - 4.30pm
Duration: 2 days

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.

Health Department Pesticide Spraying - Handheld / Backpack

State ID: MAB40

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.

Entrance Requirements

Fees and charges

How to apply

Entrance Requirements

No minimum requirements

Fees and charges

Non-Concession: $445.00
Concession: $171.40
Commercial / International: $1174.60

School age students
Students who would normally be attending year 12 or below in the current calendar year will be eligible to enrol at the commercial / international rate for this course.

International students
This courses isn’t available to Visa 500 International Students.
For information on international courses, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website
www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au/courses
Other visa holder students
All other visa holders (i.e 457, 300, 485, 489, 496) contact either South West or Great Southern Campuses to confirm your eligibility;
South West Campuses    studentservices@srtafe.wa.edu.au    0417 937 894
Great Southern Campuses    studentsupport@srtafe.wa.edu.au    1800 675 781

How to apply
  1. Please check to see if dates have been set for this course by selecting the campus you wish to attend at the bottom of this page.
  2. Complete the Course enquiry form below and advise which dates you would like to enrol into.
  3. We will then send you enrolment forms to complete.

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.

Albany Campus
Date: Register your interest
Time: To be advised
Duration: To be advised

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.

Health Department Pesticide Spraying - Mechanical / Boom Spray

State ID: MAB40

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.

Entrance Requirements

Fees and charges

How to apply

Entrance Requirements

No minimum requirements

Fees and charges

Non-Concession: $891.25
Concession: $323.55
Commercial / International: $2380.85

School age students
Students who would normally be attending year 12 or below in the current calendar year will be eligible to enrol at the commercial / international rate for this course.

International students
This course isn’t available to Visa 500 International Students.
For information on international courses, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website
www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au/courses
Other visa holder students
All other visa holders (i.e 457, 300, 485, 489, 496) contact either South West or Great Southern Campuses to confirm your eligibility;
South West Campuses    studentservices@srtafe.wa.edu.au    0417 937 894
Great Southern Campuses    studentsupport@srtafe.wa.edu.au    1800 675 781

How to apply
  1. Please check to see if dates have been set for this course by selecting the campus you wish to attend at the bottom of this page.
  2. Complete the Course enquiry form below and advise which dates you would like to enrol into.
  3. We will then send you enrolment forms to complete.

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.

Albany Campus
Date: Register your interest
Time: To be advised
Duration: 2 days
Esperance Campus
Date: Register your interest
Time: To be advised
Duration: 2 days

 

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.

Front End Loader

State ID: MAA14

Description

This course trains novice operators in the skills required to enter the industry as a certified wheeled front end loader operator.

The course covers:
    Plan and prepare for wheel loader operations    
    Operate the wheel loader    
    Carry out operator maintenance    
    Carry out housekeeping activities

Certification

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

    AHCMOM207 Conduct Front-end Loader Operations

Entrance Requirements

Fees and charges

Important information

How to apply

Entrance Requirements

No minimum requirements

Fees and charges

Non-Concession:$120.30
Concession: $46.20

School age students
Students who would normally be attending year 12 or below in the current calendar year will be eligible to enrol at the commercial / international rate for this course.

International students
This courses isn’t available to Visa 500 International Students.
For information on international courses, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website
www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au/courses
Other visa holder students
All other visa holders (i.e 457, 300, 485, 489, 496) contact either South West or Great Southern Campuses to confirm your eligibility;
South West Campuses    studentservices@srtafe.wa.edu.au    0417 937 894
Great Southern Campuses    studentsupport@srtafe.wa.edu.au    1800 675 781

Important information

What to wear (PPE)

For the practical assessment all participants are required to:

  • Wear appropriate work wear (long trousers), including wet weather gear if required,
  • You must wear steel capped boots
How to apply

Please complete the Course enquiry form below to receive enrolment information.

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.

Albany Campus
Date: Register Your Interest
Time: To be advised
Duration: 2 days

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.

Quad Bike Training

State ID: MAA24

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

Entrance Requirements

Fees and charges

How to apply

Entrance Requirements

This course has basic equipment and/or PPE requirements

Fees and charges

Non-Concession: $151.70
Concession: $60.50
Commercial / International: $ to be advised

School age students
Students who would normally be attending year 12 or below in the current calendar year will be eligible to enrol at the commercial / international rate for this course.

International students
This courses isn’t available to Visa 500 International Students.
For information on international courses, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website
www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au/courses
Other visa holder students
All other visa holders (i.e 457, 300, 485, 489, 496) contact either South West or Great Southern Campuses to confirm your eligibility;
South West Campuses    studentservices@srtafe.wa.edu.au    0417 937 894
Great Southern Campuses    studentsupport@srtafe.wa.edu.au    1800 675 781

How to apply

Please complete the Course enquiry form below to receive enrolment information.

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.

Manjimup Campus
Date: Register your interest
Time: To be advised
Duration: 1 Day

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.

Operate Tractors

State ID: MAA20

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

Entrance Requirements

Fees and charges

How to apply

Entrance Requirements

No minimum requirements

Fees and charges

Non-Concession: $149.30
Concession: $58.10
Commercial / International: $ to be advised

School age students
Students who would normally be attending year 12 or below in the current calendar year will be eligible to enrol at the commercial / international rate for this course.

International students
This courses isn’t available to Visa 500 International Students.
For information on international courses, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website
www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au/courses
Other visa holder students
All other visa holders (i.e 457, 300, 485, 489, 496) contact either South West or Great Southern Campuses to confirm your eligibility;
South West Campuses    studentservices@srtafe.wa.edu.au    0417 937 894
Great Southern Campuses    studentsupport@srtafe.wa.edu.au    1800 675 781

How to apply

Please complete the Course enquiry form below to receive enrolment information.

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.

Manjimup Campus
Date: Register your interest
Time: To be advised
Duration: 1 Day

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.

Load Restraint

State ID: MAA49

Description

The safe loading of vehicles is vitally important in preventing injury to people and damage to property. There are economic benefits to all if the load arrives at its destination intact and without damage.

If you are a heavy vehicle driver and part of your job role is to transport loads from one destination to another, then this course is designed and aimed at ensuring you have a clear understanding of ensuring the load you are transporting is safe and secure while in transit.

Entrance Requirements

Fees and charges

How to apply

Entrance Requirements

No minimum requirements

Fees and charges

Non-Concession: $166.40
Concession: $ to be advised
Commercial / International: $ to be advised

School age students
Students who would normally be attending year 12 or below in the current calendar year will be eligible to enrol at the commercial / international rate for this course.

International students
This courses isn’t available to Visa 500 International Students.
For information on international courses, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website
www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au/courses
Other visa holder students
All other visa holders (i.e 457, 300, 485, 489, 496) contact either South West or Great Southern Campuses to confirm your eligibility;
South West Campuses    studentservices@srtafe.wa.edu.au    0417 937 894
Great Southern Campuses    studentsupport@srtafe.wa.edu.au    1800 675 781

How to apply

Please complete the Course enquiry form below to receive enrolment information.

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.

Albany Campus
Date: Register Your Interest
Time: To be advised
Duration: 1 day
Esperance Campus
Date: Register Your Interest
Time: To be advised
Duration: 1 day
Katanning Campus
Date: 14 August 2020
Time: 8.30am - 4.30pm
Duration: 1 day
Manjimup Campus
Date: Register Your Interest
Time: To be advised
Duration: 1 day

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.

Chainsaw

State ID: MAA11

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.

Entrance Requirements

Fees and charges

Important information

How to apply

Entrance Requirements

This course has basic equipment and/or PPE requirements (located under Important information)

Fees and charges

Non-Concession: $195.80
Concession: $76.45
Commercial / International: $351.55

School age students
Students who would normally be attending year 12 or below in the current calendar year will be eligible to enrol at the commercial / international rate for this course.

International students
This courses isn’t available to Visa 500 International Students.
For information on international courses, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website
www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au/courses
Other visa holder students
All other visa holders (i.e 457, 300, 485, 489, 496) contact either South West or Great Southern Campuses to confirm your eligibility;
South West Campuses    studentservices@srtafe.wa.edu.au    0417 937 894
Great Southern Campuses    studentsupport@srtafe.wa.edu.au    1800 675 781

Important information

What to wear (PPE)

Participants are required to wear appropriate work wear:

  • long pants
  • steel capped boots
  • long hair tied back and no loose jewellery
  • no singlets
How to apply
  1. Please check to see if dates have been set for this course by selecting the campus you wish to attend at the bottom of this page.
  2. Complete the Course enquiry form below and advise which dates you would like to enrol into.
  3. We will then send you enrolment forms to complete.

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.

Albany Campus
Date: Register your interest
Time: To be advised
Duration: 1 day
Busselton Campus
Date: 12 August 2020, 19 August 2020
Time: 8.30am-4:30pm
Duration: 1 day
Esperance Campus
Date: Register your interest
Time: To be advised
Duration: 1 day
Katanning Campus
Date: Register your interest
Time: To be advised
Duration: 1 day
Manjimup Campus
Date: Register your interest
Time: To be advised
Duration: 1 day
Margaret River Campus
Date: Register your interest
Time: To be advised
Duration: 1 day
 Mount Barker Campus
Date: Register your interest
Time: To be advised
Duration: 1 day
Narrogin Campus
Date: Register your interest
Time: To be advised
Duration: 1 day

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.

Auschem Reaccreditation

State ID: MAA19

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.

Entrance Requirements

Fees and charges

How to apply

Entrance Requirements

Participants must have completed Risk Management in Pesticide Use (or an equivalent qualification).
Chemical users who have let their accreditation lapse for over 10 years are not eligible to attend re-accreditation programmes and will need to re-take Risk Management in Pesticide Use.

Fees and charges

Non-Concession: $247.50
Concession: $87.90
Commercial / International: $673.10

Additional cost of $171.60 for a required AusChem Resource Manual that is purchased separately from the TAFE prior to the course, this cost includes your Auschem registration on successful completion if the course.

School age students
Students who would normally be attending year 12 or below in the current calendar year will be eligible to enrol at the commercial / international rate for this course.

International students
This courses isn’t available to Visa 500 International Students.
For information on international courses, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website
www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au/courses
Other visa holder students
All other visa holders (i.e 457, 300, 485, 489, 496) contact either South West or Great Southern Campuses to confirm your eligibility;
South West Campuses    studentservices@srtafe.wa.edu.au    0417 937 894
Great Southern Campuses    studentsupport@srtafe.wa.edu.au    1800 675 781

How to apply

Please complete the Course enquiry form below to receive enrolment information.

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.

Armadale
Date: Register your interest
Time: To be advised
Duration: 1 day
Dumbleyung
Date: Register your interest
Time: To be advised
Duration: 1 day
Katanning Campus
Date: 6 August 2020
Time: To be advised
Duration: 1 day
Kensington/South Perth Campus
Date: Register your interest
Time: To be advised
Duration: 1 day
Kulin CRC
Date: Register your interest
Time: To be advised
Duration: 1 day
Manjimup Campus
Date: 13 July 2020
Time: 8.30am - 4.30pm
Duration: 1 day
Margaret River Campus
Date: Register your interest
Time: To be advised
Duration: 1 day
Mount Barker Campus
Date: 15 July 2020, 14 October 2020
Time: 8.30am - 4.30pm
Duration: 1 Day
Narrogin Campus
Date: 20 July 2020, 14 September 2020
Time: 8.30am - 4.30pm
Duration: 1 day
Perth
Date: 17 August 2020
Time: 8.30am - 4.30pm
Duration: 1 day
Tambellup CRC
Date: Register your interest
Time: To be advised
Duration: 1 day

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.

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