Certificate III in Rural Operations

Queensland Agricultural Training Colleges

This qualification is part of the Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training Package. It provides an occupational outcome in agriculture, horticulture and conservation land management and at least one and up to three other related industries. Depending on the units selected individuals will be able to seek employment not only in rural industries but also other industry sectors, such as local government, tourism, hospitality, transport, construction, information technology and metals. 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:

No minimum education

Structure:

16 units: 2 core; 14 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Apply environmentally sustainable work practices; Contribute to work health and safety processes. Plus electives.

Study Pathways:

Certificate IV in Agriculture; Certificate IV in Production Horticulture; Certificate IV in Horticulture

Further information:

This qualification is suitable for an Australian Apprenticeship.

Related Careers:

Farmer, Stock and Station Agent,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Dalby Training Hub No info No
Gatton Training Hub No info No
Gatton Training Hub No info No Part time
Emerald Training Hub No info No
Emerald Training Hub No info No Full time
Emerald Training Hub No info No Part time
Longreach Training Hub No info No
Longreach Training Hub No info No Full time
Longreach Training Hub No info No Part time
Toowoomba Training Hub No info No 24 months

Queensland Agricultural Training Colleges (QATC) is part of the fabric of Australian agriculture.  We are located throughout Queensland - at Longreach Pastoral College and Emerald Agricultural College as well as training hubs across the State.  

For 50 years, our unique mix of practical training supported by classroom-based learning has helped graduates enjoy rewarding careers in agriculture. Our graduates can be found in the bush or city, in Australia or overseas. 

Innovative programs are developed in consultation with industry, ensuring graduates are equipped to handle the challenges modern agriculture presents today and for years into the future. Our range of courses caters for high school students, school-leavers, career changers, and even those already in the agricultural workforce seeking to upskill or gain formal recognition of existing skills.

We also offer an alternate pathway for Year 11 and 12 students to achieve a QCE, agricultural certificates and CQUniversity study credit. Our partnership with CQUniversity provides a hands-on tertiary education. 

QATC offers a unique framework for undertaking a complete education in agriculture. qatc.edu.au

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