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Certificate II in Agriculture

Career Area:Environmental, Horticulture & Primary Industries National Code:AHC20110
Certificate II in AgricultureThis course is for people with little or no experience who want to work in
livestock, cropping or mixed farming enterprises as farm assistants or station
hands.

You will learn about safe work practices and environmental practices, as well as
basic technical skills relevant to the selected industry area. This could
include: broad acre cropping; dairy; livestock production; irrigation; horse
breeding; machinery operation and maintenance; pork production, sheep and wool;
and pest control.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Pathways into the qualification
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This qualification may be assessed by direct entry. Completion of the Cotton
Industry Skill Set will provide credit in this qualification.

Career Pathways

Farm assistant, mixed farming enterprise assistant, station hand

Prior Learning

For further information please refer to the Recognition area of the Hunter TAFE website.

Students with Disabilities

If you are considering studying with Hunter TAFE and are unsure what impact your disability may have on your study, please feel free to contact Disability Services to find out!

Delivery Locations, Important Dates, Study Options and Timetables

Scone Campus

Course Availability

Start Date Study Options How to Enrol Proposed Timetable Fees & Charges Units of Competency Important Information
Various Flexible
Thanks for visiting! We are currently taking enquiries for this course.

Depending on demand, this course may be available to study, part-time day. Students can discuss options to study flexibly, on campus, with a mix of campus and online or in the workplace.

This training may be subsidised by the NSW Government.

We encourage you to enquire now so we can keep in touch with you on when and how to enrol.

Alternatively call us on 131 225.

17SCO-999

The 2017 Smart and Skilled prices for this qualification are:

First Qualification Fee is $1,120.00
Second Qualification Fee is $1,340.00

The Concession Fee is $160.00. You may also be eligible for a fee exemption. Your eligibility for a concession or exemption will be confirmed at enrolment.

The fees indicated above are based on students who have been approved for training subsidised by the NSW Government. If you do not qualify for training subsidised by the NSW Government, please do not hesitate to contact us on 131 225 to find out how we can assist you to achieve your study and career goals.

Students can pay their fee upfront or undertake an Instalment Plan which will commence at the time of enrolment. The Fee and Refund Policy advises students of their obligations with regards to student fees and additional costs, and eligibility requirements for refunds. A copy of the Instalment Plan Agreement and the Fee and Refund policy can be found on the TAFE NSW – Hunter & Central Coast website.

If your employer is covering the cost of your student fees, a letter or purchase order from your employer is required.

Costs associated with work experience and field trips such as food, transport and accommodation will be at the student’s own expense.

This is an indication of what Units of Competency may be studied in this qualification, and will be confirmed prior to enrolment. To discuss with a member of our team, submit an enquiry online or call 131 225.


  • AHCARB205A - Operate and maintain chainsaws
  • AHCCHM201A - Apply chemicals under supervision
  • AHCCHM303A - Prepare and apply chemicals
  • AHCCHM304A - Transport, handle and store chemicals
  • AHCINF202A - Install, maintain and repair fencing
  • AHCLSK204A - Carry out regular livestock observation
  • AHCLSK205A - Handle livestock using basic techniques
  • AHCLSK209A - Monitor water supplies
  • AHCMOM202A - Operate tractors
  • AHCMOM203A - Operate basic machinery and equipment
  • AHCMOM204A - Undertake operational maintenance of machinery
  • AHCMOM212A - Operate quad bikes
  • AHCOHS201A - Participate in OHS processes
  • AHCPMG201A - Treat weeds
  • AHCPMG202A - Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders
  • AHCWRK204A - Work effectively in the industry
  • AHCWRK209A - Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
Other Information

This qualification has become superseded across Australia and an updated version of this qualification will soon be available. This means that we may continue to deliver the old qualification for 12 months from the date of change. Students enrolling during this time must complete the qualification by the transition date or transition to a new qualification when it becomes available. Transitioning to a new qualification will not result in financial penalty.

Further information will be provided during the time of your enrolment. To talk about transition dates or for help to identify the right course for you, please contact us.

Drop in attendance sessions are conducted at Scone Campus, for theory and some practical classes. Dependant upon units selection, Block release attendance is required for up 2 days.

The units of competency are mainly Chemicals, Tractors, Quad Bikes and Chainsaws.

Enquire Now
Scone Campus campus
Semester: Semester Various,
Study Options: Flexible, , weeks
How to Enrol: Thanks for visiting! We are currently taking enquiries for this course.

Depending on demand, this course may be available to study, part-time day. Students can discuss options to study flexibly, on campus, with a mix of campus and online or in the workplace.

This training may be subsidised by the NSW Government.

We encourage you to enquire now so we can keep in touch with you on when and how to enrol.

Alternatively call us on 131 225.
Proposed Timetable:
Information Session:
Fees & Charges: The 2017 Smart and Skilled prices for this qualification are:

First Qualification Fee is $1,120.00
Second Qualification Fee is $1,340.00

The Concession Fee is $160.00. You may also be eligible for a fee exemption. Your eligibility for a concession or exemption will be confirmed at enrolment.

The fees indicated above are based on students who have been approved for training subsidised by the NSW Government. If you do not qualify for training subsidised by the NSW Government, please do not hesitate to contact us on 131 225 to find out how we can assist you to achieve your study and career goals.

Students can pay their fee upfront or undertake an Instalment Plan which will commence at the time of enrolment. The Fee and Refund Policy advises students of their obligations with regards to student fees and additional costs, and eligibility requirements for refunds. A copy of the Instalment Plan Agreement and the Fee and Refund policy can be found on the TAFE NSW – Hunter & Central Coast website.

If your employer is covering the cost of your student fees, a letter or purchase order from your employer is required.

Costs associated with work experience and field trips such as food, transport and accommodation will be at the student’s own expense.
Units of Competency:

This is an indication of what Units of Competency may be studied in this qualification, and will be confirmed prior to enrolment. To discuss with a member of our team, submit an enquiry online or call 131 225.


  • AHCARB205A - Operate and maintain chainsaws
  • AHCCHM201A - Apply chemicals under supervision
  • AHCCHM303A - Prepare and apply chemicals
  • AHCCHM304A - Transport, handle and store chemicals
  • AHCINF202A - Install, maintain and repair fencing
  • AHCLSK204A - Carry out regular livestock observation
  • AHCLSK205A - Handle livestock using basic techniques
  • AHCLSK209A - Monitor water supplies
  • AHCMOM202A - Operate tractors
  • AHCMOM203A - Operate basic machinery and equipment
  • AHCMOM204A - Undertake operational maintenance of machinery
  • AHCMOM212A - Operate quad bikes
  • AHCOHS201A - Participate in OHS processes
  • AHCPMG201A - Treat weeds
  • AHCPMG202A - Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders
  • AHCWRK204A - Work effectively in the industry
  • AHCWRK209A - Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
Important Information: Other Information

This qualification has become superseded across Australia and an updated version of this qualification will soon be available. This means that we may continue to deliver the old qualification for 12 months from the date of change. Students enrolling during this time must complete the qualification by the transition date or transition to a new qualification when it becomes available. Transitioning to a new qualification will not result in financial penalty.

Further information will be provided during the time of your enrolment. To talk about transition dates or for help to identify the right course for you, please contact us.

Drop in attendance sessions are conducted at Scone Campus, for theory and some practical classes. Dependant upon units selection, Block release attendance is required for up 2 days.

The units of competency are mainly Chemicals, Tractors, Quad Bikes and Chainsaws.

Singleton Campus

Course Availability

Start Date Study Options How to Enrol Proposed Timetable Fees & Charges Units of Competency Important Information
Various Flexible
Thanks for visiting! We are currently taking enquiries for this course.

Depending on demand, this course may be available to study, part-time day. Students can discuss options to study flexibly, on campus, with a mix of campus and online or in the workplace.

This training may be subsidised by the NSW Government.

We encourage you to enquire now so we can keep in touch with you on when and how to enrol.

Alternatively call us on 131 225.

17SIN-999

The 2017 Smart and Skilled prices for this qualification are:

First Qualification Fee is $1,120.00
Second Qualification Fee is $1,340.00

The Concession Fee is $160.00. You may also be eligible for a fee exemption. Your eligibility for a concession or exemption will be confirmed at enrolment.

The fees indicated above are based on students who have been approved for training subsidised by the NSW Government. If you do not qualify for training subsidised by the NSW Government, please do not hesitate to contact us on 131 225 to find out how we can assist you to achieve your study and career goals.

Students can pay their fee upfront or undertake an Instalment Plan which will commence at the time of enrolment. The Fee and Refund Policy advises students of their obligations with regards to student fees and additional costs, and eligibility requirements for refunds. A copy of the Instalment Plan Agreement and the Fee and Refund policy can be found on the TAFE NSW – Hunter & Central Coast website.

If your employer is covering the cost of your student fees, a letter or purchase order from your employer is required.

Costs associated with work experience and field trips such as food, transport and accommodation will be at the student’s own expense.

This is an indication of what Units of Competency may be studied in this qualification, and will be confirmed prior to enrolment. To discuss with a member of our team, submit an enquiry online or call 131 225.


  • AHCARB205A - Operate and maintain chainsaws
  • AHCCHM201A - Apply chemicals under supervision
  • AHCCHM303A - Prepare and apply chemicals
  • AHCCHM304A - Transport, handle and store chemicals
  • AHCINF202A - Install, maintain and repair fencing
  • AHCLSK204A - Carry out regular livestock observation
  • AHCLSK205A - Handle livestock using basic techniques
  • AHCLSK209A - Monitor water supplies
  • AHCMOM202A - Operate tractors
  • AHCMOM203A - Operate basic machinery and equipment
  • AHCMOM204A - Undertake operational maintenance of machinery
  • AHCMOM212A - Operate quad bikes
  • AHCOHS201A - Participate in OHS processes
  • AHCPMG201A - Treat weeds
  • AHCPMG202A - Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders
  • AHCWRK204A - Work effectively in the industry
  • AHCWRK209A - Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
Other Information

This qualification has become superseded across Australia and an updated version of this qualification will soon be available. This means that we may continue to deliver the old qualification for 12 months from the date of change. Students enrolling during this time must complete the qualification by the transition date or transition to a new qualification when it becomes available. Transitioning to a new qualification will not result in financial penalty.

Further information will be provided during the time of your enrolment. To talk about transition dates or for help to identify the right course for you, please contact us.

Drop in attendance sessions are conducted at Scone Campus, for theory and some practical classes. Dependant upon units selection, Block release attendance is required for up 2 days.

The units of competency are mainly Chemicals, Tractors, Quad Bikes and Chainsaws.

Enquire Now
Singleton Campus campus
Semester: Semester Various,
Study Options: Flexible, , weeks
How to Enrol: Thanks for visiting! We are currently taking enquiries for this course.

Depending on demand, this course may be available to study, part-time day. Students can discuss options to study flexibly, on campus, with a mix of campus and online or in the workplace.

This training may be subsidised by the NSW Government.

We encourage you to enquire now so we can keep in touch with you on when and how to enrol.

Alternatively call us on 131 225.
Proposed Timetable:
Information Session:
Fees & Charges: The 2017 Smart and Skilled prices for this qualification are:

First Qualification Fee is $1,120.00
Second Qualification Fee is $1,340.00

The Concession Fee is $160.00. You may also be eligible for a fee exemption. Your eligibility for a concession or exemption will be confirmed at enrolment.

The fees indicated above are based on students who have been approved for training subsidised by the NSW Government. If you do not qualify for training subsidised by the NSW Government, please do not hesitate to contact us on 131 225 to find out how we can assist you to achieve your study and career goals.

Students can pay their fee upfront or undertake an Instalment Plan which will commence at the time of enrolment. The Fee and Refund Policy advises students of their obligations with regards to student fees and additional costs, and eligibility requirements for refunds. A copy of the Instalment Plan Agreement and the Fee and Refund policy can be found on the TAFE NSW – Hunter & Central Coast website.

If your employer is covering the cost of your student fees, a letter or purchase order from your employer is required.

Costs associated with work experience and field trips such as food, transport and accommodation will be at the student’s own expense.
Units of Competency:

This is an indication of what Units of Competency may be studied in this qualification, and will be confirmed prior to enrolment. To discuss with a member of our team, submit an enquiry online or call 131 225.


  • AHCARB205A - Operate and maintain chainsaws
  • AHCCHM201A - Apply chemicals under supervision
  • AHCCHM303A - Prepare and apply chemicals
  • AHCCHM304A - Transport, handle and store chemicals
  • AHCINF202A - Install, maintain and repair fencing
  • AHCLSK204A - Carry out regular livestock observation
  • AHCLSK205A - Handle livestock using basic techniques
  • AHCLSK209A - Monitor water supplies
  • AHCMOM202A - Operate tractors
  • AHCMOM203A - Operate basic machinery and equipment
  • AHCMOM204A - Undertake operational maintenance of machinery
  • AHCMOM212A - Operate quad bikes
  • AHCOHS201A - Participate in OHS processes
  • AHCPMG201A - Treat weeds
  • AHCPMG202A - Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders
  • AHCWRK204A - Work effectively in the industry
  • AHCWRK209A - Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
Important Information: Other Information

This qualification has become superseded across Australia and an updated version of this qualification will soon be available. This means that we may continue to deliver the old qualification for 12 months from the date of change. Students enrolling during this time must complete the qualification by the transition date or transition to a new qualification when it becomes available. Transitioning to a new qualification will not result in financial penalty.

Further information will be provided during the time of your enrolment. To talk about transition dates or for help to identify the right course for you, please contact us.

Drop in attendance sessions are conducted at Scone Campus, for theory and some practical classes. Dependant upon units selection, Block release attendance is required for up 2 days.

The units of competency are mainly Chemicals, Tractors, Quad Bikes and Chainsaws.

Disclaimer

Courses will run subject to resources and demand. For the latest information, check with the appropriate campus, as course availability is subject to review and change.