Certificate I in Agrifood Operations (10)

Charles Darwin University (CDU)

This qualification is part of the Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training Package. It is an entry-level qualification aimed at individuals entering the agriculture, horticulture and conservation and land management industries. It allows individuals to develop basic skills and knowledge to prepare for work. The qualification is suited to learners with no previous connection to the agriculture, horticulture or conservation and land management industries or relevant employment history.

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education


6 units: 2 core; 4 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Work safely; Maintain the workplace. Electives: Support agricultural crop work; Follow basic chemical safety rules; Support horse work; Support irrigation work; Support landscape work; Support extensive livestock work; Support intensive livestock work; Assist with routine maintenance of machinery and equipment; Support nursery work; Support organic production; Support gardening work; Support horticultural production; Undertake basic shearing and crutching; Use hand tools; Use power tools/hand held operations; Support turf work; Support woolshed activities.

Study Pathways:

Certificate II in Agriculture, Certificate II in Horticulture, Certificate II in Production Horticulture and Certificate II in Rural Operations

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00300K (NT); 03286A (NSW)

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Casuarina No info No Full time
Casuarina No info No Part time
Alice Springs No info No Full time
Alice Springs No info No Part time
Katherine Rural No info No Full time
Katherine Rural No info No Part time
Charles Darwin University is the major tertiary education and vocational education and training institution in the Northern Territory.

Originally established as a tertiary institution in 1974, it became the Northern Territory University in 1989 and Charles Darwin University in 2003.

The main University campus is located at Casuarina in Darwin with campuses at Alice Springs, Katherine and Palmerston. VET courses are also offered at Jabiru, Nhulunbuy, Tennant Creek and Yulara Centres as well as at various remote community centres.

The University provides multi-sector education with Senior Secondary, VET, Higher Education and Research facilities.

CDU also deliver a number of courses through the Australian Centre for Indigenous Knowledges and Education (ACIKE), which is a joint initiative between Charles Darwin University (CDU) and the Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education (BIITE). The three main sites for delivery will be at the main ACIKE Hub CDU Casuarina campus and at the BIITE campuses at Batchelor and the Alice Springs Desert Peoples' Centre.

Provider CRICOS: 00300K (NT); 03286A (NSW)

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