Certificate IV in Agriculture
Rural Industries Skill Training Centre Incorporated
|Campus||Mid Year Intake?||Study Mode||Entry Requirements|
|Hamilton||No||Flexible Delivery, Part-time Block or Day Release||
No minimum education
This qualification is part of the Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training Package. It 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. Industry expects 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.
Subjects you can Study
Core: Maintain WHS processes. Electives: Manage pastures for livestock production; Supervise agricultural crop establishment; Manage milking shed routines; Arrange livestock purchases; Oversee alpaca farm activities; Analyse and interpret production data; Participate in an e-business supply chain; Conduct equipment experting for machine shearing; Handle, store and grade deer velvet; Carry out cleaning-time tests of milking machines; plus more.
About Rural Industries Skill Training Centre IncorporatedEstablished in 1992, Rural Industries Skill Training Centre Inc is a Registered Training Organisation located in Hamilton, Victoria. RIST initially delivered specialist training for Victorian wool producers, but now delivers training covering a wide range of topics relevant to the rural community throughout Australia. Training is available in areas including agricultural production, cattle and sheep management, pasture management, animal nutrition, cropping, marketing, risk management, OHS, wool classing, shearing, animal health and natural resource management. RIST contracts industry experts to present training at a location to suit the course participant. The traineeship program includes the Certificate II through to Certificate IV in Agriculture, and the Diploma of Agriculture program is conducted from the Hamilton centre. RTO code: 4198
Certificate IVCourse code: AHC40116
- Flexible Delivery = 1 year
- Part-time Block or Day Release = 1 year
12 units: 1 core; 11 elective
No minimum education
Life after Study
Farmers and farm managers undertake farming operations to raise livestock and cultivate crops, fruit, vegetables and other agricultural products.
A farmer is a self-employed person who farms their own land or a leasehold property rented from a landowner. A farm manager is an employee who is paid a salary to manage a farm or group of farms.