Certificate IV in Production Horticulture
Sunraysia Institute of TAFE
|Campus||Mid Year Intake?||Study Mode||Entry Requirements|
|Mildura||No||Full-time internal, 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 production horticulture industry. It enables individuals to select a tree cropping, vegetable, berry or flower production, grape growing or mushroom production context as a job focus, or a mixture in the case of mixed enterprises. It is designed to meet the needs of supervisors or team leaders in the production horticulture industry.
Subjects you can Study
Core: Maintain WHS processes. Electives: Recommend plants and cultural practices; Implement and monitor a horticultural crop harvesting program; Develop a crop regulation program; Plan a growing-on program; Manage mushroom substrate preparation; Develop harvesting and processing specifications to produce an olive oil; Oversee vineyard practices; Operate within a budget framework; Manage biodynamic production; Implement and monitor quality assurance procedures; plus more.
About Sunraysia Institute of TAFESuniTAFE is a provider of vocational education and training in north-west Victoria and was a finalist in the Victorian Large Training Provider of the Year awards in both 2011 and 2012. The Institute enrols more than 9000 students annually, in over 350 courses, across 33 different industries.
A vast choice of programs is offered, including certificates, diplomas, advanced diplomas, apprenticeships, traineeships, short courses and specialised industry training. Courses are delivered through four regional campuses - Mildura, Swan Hill, Robinvale and Mallee (Ouyen).
Most graduates leave SuniTAFE with nationally recognised and industry endorsed qualifications. Students may also get credits towards associate degrees offered by selected Universities.
SuniTAFE has over 300 expert staff including experienced and qualified tutors and industry experts. SuniTAFE staff assess work, answer questions and provide guidance and encouragement. Student Support Services personnel are also on hand to offer support.
Provider CRICOS: 01985A RTO code: 4693
Certificate IVCourse code: AHC40316
- Full-time internal = 2 years
- Part-time Block or Day Release = 2 years
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.