Certificate III in Agriculture

Charles Darwin University (CDU)

This qualification is part of the Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training Package. It 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. Industry expects individuals with this qualification to perform tasks involving a broad range of skilled applications applied in a wide variety of contexts, which may involve application of some discretion and judgement in selecting equipment, services or contingency measures.

Entry Requirements:

Entrants must be employed as an apprentice or trainee prior to enrolling.

Structure:

16 units: 2 core; 14 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Contribute to work health and safety processes; Apply environmentally sustainable work practices. Elective: Comply with industry animal welfare requirements; Administer medication to livestock; Operate machinery and equipment; Transport and store chemicals; Prepare and apply chemicals; Monitor weather conditions; Carry out basic hoof care procedures; Educate, ride and care for horses and equipment; Prevent and treat equine injury and disease; Assess suitability of horses for stock work; plus more.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

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

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Katherine Town Centre No info
Casuarina No info
Palmerston No info
Katherine Rural No info
Nhulunbuy Campus No info
Alice Springs No info
CDU Waterfront Darwin No info
Jabiru Centre No info
Tennant Creek Centre No info
CDU Sydney No info
CDU Melbourne No info
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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