Certificate III in Agriculture

TAFE NSW

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
North Coast - Taree No info No
Riverina - Leeton No info No
New England - Moree No info No
Riverina - Deniliqui No info No
New England - Armidale No info No
Illawarra - Moss Vale No info No
Western - Dubbo No info No
Illawarra - Goulburn No info No 1 year
Western - Orange No info No
Illawarra - Goulburn No info No Full time 1 year
Western - Cowra No info No
Illawarra - Nowra No info No
Western - Bathurst No info No
North Coast - Wollongbar No info Yes Full time 1 year
Riverina - West Wyalong No info No
Riverina - Primary Industries Centre No info No

About Us

TAFE NSW has been at the foundation of Australian education for over 130 years. 

From the rapid economic development and population growth of colonial times to the gold rush and post-war periods, TAFE NSW has remained constant; responding to the shifting demands of the workforce, the economy and Australia.

Today, we offer over 1,200 courses, from certificate to degree level, to over 500,000 students and are ranked the number two higher education provider in NSW for teaching quality, skills learned and overall satisfaction.  (Qilt.edu.au

From beauty salons to auto shops, restaurants to IT networking labs, VR to TV studios, our facilities are state-of-the-art and are designed to give you real-world knowledge.

Be doing what you love on campuses built with you in mind.

TAFE NSW Student Services 

Each TAFE NSW campus has a range of services and dedicated facilities to assist you through your study experience.

  • Student association membership which provides opportunities for social and recreational activities with local students
  • Libraries
  • Tutorials
  • Careers advice
  • Help with finding a job
  • Résumé writing and preparing for a job interview
  • Counselling for study and other personal matters
  • Cafés
  • Childcare facilities
  • Student parking.

Please note: Not all TAFE NSW locations have all of these services. To find out the services in your location, give us a call on 131 601 or visit www.tafensw.edu.au.

TAFE NSW provides...

  • Industry-standard training facilities
  • Professional teachers with real-world experience
  • Courses that are developed with industry partners
  • Pathways to higher education
  • Student support services.

 TAFE NSW teachers...

  • Are dedicated, supportive and friendly
  • Teach in small class sizes
  • Use up-to-date teaching materials and equipment
  • Have educational and industry qualifications and experience.

 TAFE NSW locations

  • Thirty-two campuses in metropolitan Sydney
  • Ninety-eight campuses in cities and towns around regional NSW
  • Modern facilities and equipment
  • Friendly and relaxed campus lifestyle
  • Region-specific courses and activities
  • Easy public transport options.

 

 

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