CERTIFICATE II IN AGRICULTURE AHC20116
- June 2, 2018 - December 31, 2019
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
$2490 per person online e-learning and self-paced. Online course cost could vary due to student’s circumstances. This will be established with enrolment. Full time course cost is $3490.
The course is developed to be conducted online e-learning with workplace practical activities to be signed off by your trainer/supervisor and assessor. The time to complete this qualification is up to 2 years. Duration may be dependent upon participant numbers, delivery styles and employer facilitation.
The course could be delivered full time for a period of 13 – 15 weeks provided minimum student numbers have been met. Please contact the office.
The qualification enables individuals to select a cropping or livestock context as a job focus or, in the case of mixed farming enterprises, both. Industry expects individuals with this qualification to carry out routine tasks under general supervision and exercise limited autonomy with some accountability for their own work. Job roles vary across different industry sectors and may include:
- Farm hand
- Farm or Station worker
- Animal attendant/stockperson
It includes the theoretical and practical components of eighteen (18) units of competency.
There are no entry requirements for these courses.
The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete a total of 18 units:
3 Core units
15 elective units
The following units are available at the moment:
|AHCWHS201||Participate in work health and safety processes|
|AHCWRK204||Work effectively in the industry|
|AHCWRK209||Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices|
Elective units available
|AHCBIO201||Inspect and clean machinery for plant, animal and soil material|
|AHCSOL202||Assist with soil or growing media sampling and testing|
|AHCMOM203||Operate basic machinery and equipment|
|AHCCHM201||Apply chemicals under supervision|
|AHCPMG202||Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders|
|AHCINF203||Maintain properties and structures|
|AHCINF202||Install, maintain and repair farm fencing|
|AHCMOM204||Undertake operational maintenance of machinery|
|MEM18001C||Use hand tools|
|MEM18002B||Use power tools/hand held operations|
|AHCLSK202||Care for health and welfare of livestock|
|AHCPHT201||Plant horticultural crops – not online|
|AHCPHT203||Support horticultural crop harvesting – not online|
Additional units below could be delivered with a Statement of Attainment. We regard each client as having their own specific need in training. Units above could be swapped with additional units below or other units our scope to suit the client. Packaging rules for this qualification must be followed at all times. (Not more than 15 electives are allowed for the full qualification)
|RIIMPO321E||Conduct civil construction wheeled front end loader operations – not online|
|RIIMPO320E||Conduct civil construction excavator operations – not online|
|AHCWRK201||Observe and report on weather|
|AHCWRK205||Participate in workplace communications|
|TLID1001||Shift materials safely using manual handling methods – not online|
|AHCWRK207||Collect and record production data|
|AHCNSY203||Undertake propagation activities|
|AHCLSK204||Carry out regular livestock observation|
|AHCLSK205||Handle livestock using basic techniques|
|AHCLSK206||Identify and mark livestock|
|AHCLSK207||Load and unload livestock|
|AHCLSK209||Monitor water supplies|
|AHCLSK210||Muster and move livestock|
|AHCLSK211||Provide feed for livestock|
|TLILIC2001||Licence to operate a forklift truck – not online|
|AHCPHT205||Carry out postharvest operations – not online|
|RIIWHS202D||Enter and work in confined spaces – not online|
|RIIWHS204D||Work safely at heights – not online|
|AHCMOM213||Operate and maintain chainsaws – not online|
On successful completion of this course, participants will be issued a ‘Certificate II in Agriculture AHC20116’ certifying competence of the 18 units completed.
The course is developed to be delivered online e-learning. Some units will have to be block training face to face if elected.
For students that are already employed in the industry:
Your supervisor will play a large part in the practical tasks. Visits by your trainer and assessor will be organised with enrolment.
For students that are not employed and wishes to gain employment in the industry:
Regular training and assessment activities will be organised with the student. This could be at your own place or designated farm or station enterprises or at LT Training’s training facilities with enrolment.
LT Training will consider RPL for the units of competency if applicant can provide sufficient evidence.
A deposit of $1500 is required for enrolment to secure your placement and the remaining amount is due weekly after the course has started. Weekly installments will not be larger than $1500.
Computer with internet access.
For practical activities – Wide brim hat, shirt with sleeves, work boots, water bottle
Please take the time to familiarise yourself with our Student Handbook which contains loads of information for our students including our policies and terms and conditions. The handbook will be shared electronically or in hard copy. If you have any questions at all, we are happy to help.