Diploma of Agriculture

Tocal College

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
Yanco No info No
Paterson No info Yes Online
Established in 1965, Tocal College is a Registered Training Organisation (#91166) with campuses at Paterson (Hunter Valley) and Yanco (Leeton -Murrumbidgee Rural Studies Centre). The College provides training in agriculture and conservation and land management for full-time students and trainees. It also runs Diploma, skills recognition and short course programs for farmers and others involved in agriculture, conservation and land management.

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