This qualification is part of the Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training Package. It reflects the role of personnel working on farms and stations who manage enterprise production units and employees and sole operators of agribusinesses who provide crop production advice and services to production enterprises. Industry expects individuals with this qualification will take personal responsibility and exercise autonomy in undertaking complex work. They must analyse information and exercise judgement to complete a range of advanced skilled activities.

Entry Requirements:

Entrance requirements vary between providers.

Structure:

10 elective units

Subjects you can Study:

Electives: Develop a whole farm plan; Manage integrated crop and pasture production; Plan and manage long-term weed, pest or disease control in crops; Arrange marketing of livestock; Prepare the enterprise for organic certification; Improve agricultural sustainability using renewable energy and recycle system/s; Comply with deer industry national velvet accreditation requirements; Design livestock effluent systems; plus more.

Study Pathways:

Advanced Diploma of Agriculture

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Ayr Training Hub No info No Online
Ayr Training Hub No info No
Gatton Training Hub No info No Online
Gatton Training Hub No info No
Emerald Training Hub No info No
Emerald Training Hub No info No Full time
Toowoomba Training Hub No info No Online 24 months
Toowoomba Training Hub No info No 24 months
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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