Certificate III in Agriculture

Queensland Agricultural Training Colleges

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.

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Ayr Training Hub No info
Rockhampton Training Hub No info
Berrigurra Station No info
Longreach Training Hub No info Full time
Emerald Training Hub No info
Ayr Training Hub No info
Charters Towers Training Hub No info
Toowoomba Training Hub No info 24 months
Longreach Training Hub No info
Dalby Training Hub No info
Emerald Training Hub No info
Gatton Training Hub No info
Toowoomba Training Hub No info 24 months
Mackay Training Hub No info
Emerald Training Hub No info Full time
Dalby Training Hub No info
Walkamin Training Hub No info
Bundaberg Training Hub No info
Gatton Training Hub No info
Longreach Training Hub No info
Queensland Agricultural Training Colleges is a Registered Training Organisation that provides training in a wide range of agricultural specialisations across a range of geographic and climatic regions throughout Queensland. The College was formed as a result of the merger of Dalby Agricultural College, Longreach Pastoral College, Emerald Agricultural College and the Australian College of Tropical Agriculture (Burdekin Agricultural College and Mareeba Environmental College). The College offers training in agriculture, horticulture and production horticulture, rural business management, automotive and engineering programs as well as conservation and land management. Other available training and qualifications include traineeships, apprenticeships, short and specialist courses, and tailored training for schools, business and industry.

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