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Agriculture - Certificate IV (AHC40116-01V01)
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Study area: Agriculture 
National code: AHC40116  (Nationally Recognised Training)
Locations:
Location  Attendance  Duration  Commencing  Attendance days 
Goulburn  Part Time Day  18 Months 6-Feb-2018  Tue 
Nowra  Part Time Day  36 Weeks 6-Feb-2018  Tue 
Features: Traineeships 
Description: This qualification allows individuals to develop post-trade skills and knowledge to become specialists within the agriculture industry. It is designed to meet the needs of supervisors or team leaders in the agriculture industry.

Industry expects that individuals with this qualification will take responsibility for their own work and for the quality of the work of others within known parameters. They provide and communicate solutions to a range of predictable and sometimes unpredictable problems.

This qualification is suitable for an Australian Apprenticeship.
* Job roles vary across different industry sectors and include:
* Farm team leader
* Farm supervisor

No occupational licensing, legislative or certification requirements are known to apply to this qualification at the time of publication. 
Entry requirements: There are no entry requirements for this qualification. 
Career opportunities: Job roles vary across different industry sectors and include:
Farm team leader
Farm supervisor 
Support for students: TAFE NSW has a range of support services available including support for students with disabilities, extensive library and information services, career advice and counselling, children's centres and support for multicultural or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. No matter what your circumstances are, TAFE NSW can assist you in many ways. 
Course availability
Location: Goulburn
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Offering name: Certificate IV in Agriculture 
Offering code: 18GLB-162 
Attendance mode: Part Time Day 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 18 Months
Scheduled attendance: Goulburn Campus Block C Level 2 Room 4 
Hours per week:
Starting from: 6 February 2018 
Times: 9:00am to 4:30pm
About: Participants are to wear long trousers, cotton drill shirt, fully enclosed leather boots and sun protection during all outdoor activities. Your timetable will be issued to you by your teacher.

Your learning commitment for this qualification is a minimum of 641 supervised hours. This includes approximately 324 hours of face to face training.

There is an expectation that you will engage in a range of activities to support your supervised learning which may include:
• Independent study
• Work placement or simulated workplace activities
• Research and projects
• Preparation of assessment tasks
• Field/industry visits
• Tutorials
• Learning support

Required student skills This is a Certificate IV level course. Skills to study effectively include research and interpretation of information, referencing, time management and ability to work on projects and or in a team.

If you think you might need help with choosing, enrolling in or completing your course check out TAFE Illawarra’s support-for-learners website. You’ll be able to complete self-assessment checklists, find specialist information and locate the contact details of staff to help with your individual needs.

This course is for people who want to develop their technical skills and knowledge for positions with livestock, cropping or mixed farming enterprises. Jobs include Farm Manager, specialist livestock production manager and owner manager small farm production.
Applying and enrolling: Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you don’t already have a USI, you can easily create one at https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi. Once you have your USI, you can add TAFE Illawarra to your USI account via the Manager Permissions page on the USI website. You will need to enter these details when adding us: code: 90006, name: TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute. You can find out more about applying and enrolling at: http://www.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/course-and-careers/applying-and-enroling



Application next steps: A TAFE Illawarra staff member will soon be in contact to guide you through the next steps. 
Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Provider Code: 90006)

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 1300 766 123 for further information and advice.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $2,770
Second qualification $3,240
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Full Fee $10,320
Smart and Skilled Trainee $1,000
Comments: The first day of attendance is Tuesday 6 February 2018 at Goulburn Campus Block C, Level 2, Room 4 from 9:00am to 4:00pm.

Recognition is the process by which you can demonstrate you already have the skills or competencies taught in a unit or qualification. It is the recognition of the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained through previous studies, work and life in general. Put simply, it means if you can demonstrate you already have the skills and experience you can complete a part or a whole qualification without needing to attend classes.

There are two types of Recognition:
• Credit Transfer, which allows you to receive credit for unit/s of competency previously successfully completed.
• Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), which is an assessment process of your previous skills, knowledge and experience to meet the requirements of the course you are enrolled.

You can apply for recognition online: http://search.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/recognition/ or for more information visit www.tafeillawarra.edu.au/getrecognised or email illawarra.recognition@tafensw.edu.au 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 1300 766 123
Location: Nowra
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Nowra Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering name: Certificate IV in Agriculture 
Offering code: 18NWR-007 
Attendance mode: Part Time Day 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 36 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: Day: Tuesday Time: 9:00am to 1:00pm Location: Nowra Campus Bloc P Ground Floor Room PG.02. 
Hours per week:
Starting from: 6 February 2018 
Times: 9:00am to 1:00pm
About: Your first class will be on Tuesday 6 February 2018 from 9:00am to 1:00pm at Nowra Campus, Block P Ground Floor Room PG.02. This course is delivered blended and flexibly so you can also work from home and develop your skills within your farm or workplace. A individual study program can be designed in consultation with you teacher. Practical workshops will take place at our purpose built farms on our rural campus at Yallah, just north of Albion Park.

Volume of Learning:
Your learning commitment (known as the volume of learning) for this qualification is a minimum of 605hours. This includes approximately 144 hours of face to face training. You will need to allocate the remaining hours to engage in a range of activities to support your learning which may include;
• Independent study
• Work placement or simulated workplace activities
• Research and projects
• Preparation of assessment tasks
• Field/industry visits
• Tutorials
• Learning support

Required student skills:
This is a Certificate IV level course. Skills to study effectively include research and interpretation of information, referencing, time management and ability to work on projects and or in a team.

ILearner Support:
If you think you might need help with choosing, enrolling in or completing your course check out TAFE NSW Illawarra RTO’s https://www.tafeillawarra.edu.au/support-for-students website. You’ll be able to complete self-assessment checklists, find specialist information and locate the contact details of staff to help with your individual needs.

Would you like to take your Agricultural studies to the next level? Learn about the Industry that produces the food and fibre we use every day. This Certificate IV in Agriculture provides competency based vocational education to enable you to achieve the practical skills and the underpinning knowledge required to apply these skills to their employment in an agricultural enterprise. Graduates of this course will be able to perform the duties of a supervisor, overseer or foreman on properties engaged in agricultural production. They will also be able to implement and monitor work, health, safe working practices and quality assurance practices to industry standards as well as being able to implement and monitor farm programs such as herd health, pastures and farm improvements. Completion of Certificate III Agriculture or significant industry experience and demonstrated study skills is a prerequisite to Certificate IV Agriculture.

The Certificate IV in Agriculture will enable learners to achieve competence to the level of Certificate IV of the Australian Qualifications Framework, so that they can be employed as a supervisor in an agricultural production enterprise.

This course consists of 12 units of competency. It is expected students will complete this course in 1 year. This course can be delivered flexibly so you can work from home and develop your skills within you farm or workplace. A inidvidual study program can be designed in consultation with you teacher.

This is a Certificate IV level course. Skills to study effectively include research and interpretation of information, referencing, time management and ability to work on projects and or in a team.
Applying and enrolling: Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you don’t already have a USI, you can easily create one at https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi. Once you have your USI, you can add TAFE Illawarra to your USI account via the Manager Permissions page on the USI website. You will need to enter these details when adding us: code: 90006, name: TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute. You can find out more about applying and enrolling at: http://www.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/course-and-careers/applying-and-enroling



Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Provider Code: 90006)

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 1300 766 123 for further information and advice.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $2,770
Second qualification $3,240
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Full Fee $10,320
Smart and Skilled Trainee $1,000
Comments: Thank you for your payment and welcome to your course. If you require any further information at this time please contact customer service on 131 601

Your first class will be Tuesday 6 February 2018 from 9:00am to 1:00pm at Nowra Campus in Block P Ground Floor Room PG.02. This course is delivered blended and flexibly so you can also work from home and develop your skills within your farm or workplace. A individual study program can be designed in consultation with you teacher.

Students will need writing materials, a USB stick, appropriate clothing for industry visits including solid enclosed footwear. A laptop computer is highly reccomended to allow internet research and assessment completion during class. Students will have to provide their own basic personal prtective equipment (PPE).

Recognition:
Recognition is the process by which you can demonstrate you already have the skills or competencies taught in a unit or qualification. It is the recognition of the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained through previous studies, work and life in general. Put simply, it means if you can demonstrate you already have the skills and experience you can complete a part or a whole qualification without needing to attend classes.

There are two types of Recognition:
• Credit Transfer, which allows you to receive credit for unit/s of competency previously successfully completed.
• Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), which is an assessment process of your previous skills, knowledge and experience to meet the requirements of the course you are enrolled.

You can apply for recognition online: http://search.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/recognition/ or for more information visit www.tafeillawarra.edu.au/getrecognised or email illawarra.recognition@tafensw.edu.au. 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 1300 766 123