Certificate III in Agriculture

Charles Darwin University (CDU)

This qualification provides a general vocational outcome in agriculture. The qualification enables individuals to select a livestock production, cropping or livestock context as a job focus or, in the case of mixed farming enterprises, both cropping and livestock. Individuals with this qualification perform tasks in a variety of contexts, which involve some judgement in selecting equipment and services. Job roles vary across different industry sectors and may include: Farm or station hand, Farm or station worker and Livestock transport driver.

Entry Requirements:

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

Structure:

16 units: 2 core;14 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Apply environmentally sustainable work practices; Contribute to work health and safety processes. Electives: Test grains and seeds on receival; Work effectively in an emergency disease or plant pest response; Keep production records for a primary production business; Use hand held e-business tools; Prepare and apply chemicals; Maintain and monitor animal health and wellbeing; Collect semen; Install drainage systems; Install hydroponic systems; Conduct dropped ovary technique procedures for spaying cattle; plus more.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

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

Related Careers:

Farm Hand,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Katherine Rural No info No Full time
Katherine Rural No info No
Katherine Rural No info No Part time 2 years
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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