Certificate IV in Production Horticulture
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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 Tocal CollegeEstablished in 1965, Tocal College is a Registered Training Organisation (#91166) with campuses at Paterson (Hunter Valley) and Yanco (Leeton -Murrumbidgee Rural Studies Centre). The College provides training in agriculture and conservation and land management for full-time students and trainees. It also runs Diploma, skills recognition and short course programs for farmers and others involved in agriculture, conservation and land management. RTO code: 91166
Certificate IVCourse code: AHC40316
- Flexible Delivery
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.