Certificate III in Production Horticulture
Independent Institute of Food Processing
|Campus||Mid Year Intake?||Study Mode||Entry Requirements|
|Kersbrook||Yes||External, Flexible Delivery||
No minimum education
This qualification is part of the Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training Package. It provides a vocational outcome in production horticulture. The qualification enables individuals to select a tree cropping, vegetable or berry production or mushroom production context as a job focus or, in the case of mixed enterprises, both.
Subjects you can Study
Core: Contribute to OHS processes. Electives: Carry out a crop regulation program; Implement a post-harvest program; Establish horticultural crops; Identify and report unusual disease or plant pest signs; Fumigate soil using chemicals; Troubleshoot drainage systems; Operate machinery and equipment; Release biological agents; Respond to emergencies; plus more.
About Independent Institute of Food ProcessingEstablished in 2003, Independent Institute is a Registered Training Organisation, offering training and development courses for the Agri-Food industry. They deliver a wide range of training, assessment and consultancy services from the areas of food and meat processing, food manufacturing, food wholesaling and retail food marketing, to the areas of rural, agriculture, horticulture, irrigation, livestock production, horse breeding, rural merchandising and business. They also offer training and assessment qualifications. Training programs include the employer and the trainee or apprentice in a structured but flexible delivery mode, supplying training within student's own workplace environment. RTO code: 40123
Certificate IIICourse code: AHC30610
- Flexible Delivery
15 units: 1 core; 14 elective
No minimum education
Life after Study
Farm hands assist farmers and graziers with growing crops and feeding and raising livestock.
Fruit and vegetable pickers harvest fruit, vegetables, nuts and berries at farms, market gardens and orchards, and prepare produce for distribution.