Certificate III in Pork Production

Independent Institute of Food Processing

This qualification is part of the Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training Package. It provides an occupational outcome in the pork industry. The pork industry expects that graduates from this qualification will be able to perform a range of tasks associated with a person performing the job role of a piggery attendant. The pork industry expects that graduates from this qualification will be able 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:

No minimum education


15 units: 2 core; 13 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Comply with industry animal welfare requirements; Contribute to WHS processes. Electives: Administer medication to livestock; Prepare animals for parturition; Rear newborn and young livestock; Remove and facilitate reuse of effluent and manure from an intensive production system; Artificially inseminate pigs; Pregnancy test pigs; Process and store semen; Prepare for and implement natural mating of livestock; Castrate livestock; Collect, store and administer colostrum; Treat rectal prolapse in pigs; plus more.

Related Careers:

Farm Hand,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Kersbrook No info Yes Online
Kersbrook No info Yes
Established in 2003, Independent Institute of Food Processing is a Registered Training Organisation, offering training and development courses for the Agri-Food industry. They deliver a wide range of training, assessment and consultancy services from the areas of food and meat processing, food manufacturing, food wholesaling and retail food marketing, to the areas of rural, agriculture, horticulture, irrigation, livestock production, rural merchandising and business. They also offer training and assessment qualifications. Training programs include the employer and the trainee or apprentice in a structured but flexible delivery mode, supplying training within student's own workplace environment.

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