How to become a Agricultural Engineer

Agricultural engineers study and advise on the use of engineering science and technology in agricultural production and management of natural resources. They solve problems relating to such things as sustainable agricultural production, the environmental impacts of intensive agriculture and the post-harvest handling of agricultural products.

Personal requirements of a Agricultural Engineer

  • Able to identify, analyse and solve problems
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Aptitude for computing and design
  • Able to accept responsibility and work without supervision

Education & Training for a Agricultural Engineer

To become an agricultural engineer you usually have to study engineering at university with a major in agricultural engineering. Entry usually requires you to gain your Senior Secondary Certificate of Education. Prerequisite subjects, or assumed knowledge, in one or more of English and mathematics are normally required. For further details, visit www.gooduniversitiesguide.com.au.




Additional Information
Graduates may be eligible for membership of Engineers Australia. Visit their website for more details.
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