Certificate III in Commercial Composting

Australian College of Agriculture & Horticulture

This qualification is part of the Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training Package. It provides a general vocational outcome for a person working in a commercial composting business. The composting industry expects this qualification to be achieved to meet job outcomes at this level.

Course Fee:

Australian: $2,500

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education. Prerequisite units may apply to some electives.


10 units: 1 core; 9 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Contribute to WHS processes. Electives: Operate compost processing plant, machinery and equipment; Dispatch materials and composted product; Develop a composting recipe; Plan and schedule compost production; Comply with industry quality assurance requirements; Recognise and respond to fire emergencies on a composting site; Use application equipment to apply fumigant to confined spaces; Assess and receive raw materials for composting; plus more.

Further information:

This qualification is suitable for an Australian Apprenticeship.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 02494A (VIC)

Related Careers:

Mobile Plant Operator,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Cairns No info No Online 1 year
Cairns No info No Full time 1 year
Cairns No info No 2 years
Werribee No info Yes Online 1 year
Werribee No info Yes Full time 1 year
Werribee No info Yes 2 years
Melbourne No info No Online 1 year
Melbourne No info No Full time 1 year
Melbourne No info No 2 years
Established in 2003, Australian College of Agriculture & Horticulture is a Registered Training Organisation with facilities in Melbourne, Werribee Parks and Cairns. The provider offers a variety of agriculture, agribusiness, landscape, parks and gardens and production horticulture courses from certificate, diploma, advanced diploma to a graduate certificate level. The provider also provides consulting services to the Agriculture and Horticulture industry, through the ongoing consultancy arm of the business. The average class size is 24 students.

Provider CRICOS: 02494A (VIC)

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