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Certificate IV in Agriculture

Product Code:AHC40110-01V02 National Code:AHC40110
Certificate IV in AgricultureThis course is for people wanting 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.

You will learn about maintaining safe work practices, as well as selected skills
areas which could include: cropping; dairy; livestock production; agribusiness;
chemicals use; irrigation; horse breeding; machinery operation and maintenance;
merchandising and sales; organic production; pest management; soils; and wool.
VET Fee Help approved Study now and pay later with a VET FEE-HELP student loan (available to eligible students).

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

This qualification may be accessed by direct entry.

Prior Learning

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

Career Pathways

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles
relevant to this qualification include:
- Farm team leader
- Farm supervisor
- Shed supervisor

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.

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 Important Information
15-07-2015 Flexible
3hrs/Week for 1 year
This training is subsidised by the NSW Government.

The Enrolment Session is scheduled to take place on:

Date: Wednesday, 17 June 2015
Time: 10.00am
Location: Scone Campus, Building B, Ground Floor, Room, (BG 2)

Or

Date: Wednesday, 15 July 2015
Time: 10.00am
Location: Scone Campus, Building B, Ground Floor, Room, (BG 2)

To enrol in training subsidised by the NSW Government, a statutory declaration is required as proof of citizenship. The declaration must confirm that you will provide evidence of citizenship on request including one of the following:
- An Australian or New Zealand Birth Certificate
- Australian or New Zealand Passport
- Green Medicare Card
- Naturalisation Certificate

For Permanent Residents or Humanitarian Visa holders, a Certificate of Evidence of Resident Status (CERS) or a Humanitarian Visa will be accepted.

You’ll also need to bring tax file number, any transcripts for study previously undertaken with Registered Training Organisations (including TAFE NSW) so we can assess your eligibility for Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer.

Please contact us on 131 225 if you are unable to attend the Enrolment Session or would like further information.

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Classes will run on: Wednesday from 9.30am to 5.00pm. The Smart and Skilled Second Qualification Fee is $3,210.00

Students can pay their fee upfront or take out a VET FEE-HELP Loan. This study now, pay later option is a student loan scheme funded by the Commonwealth Government.

More information is available from the Fees and Charges section of this website. Please note it is a requirement to read the VET FEE-HELP Information for 2015 booklet before applying for this loan. It is important to note Census Date. Your Census Dates are the last day you can withdraw your enrolment without incurring the cost for each Unit of Study.

The qualification fee is made up of the following Units of Study:

Unit of Study 1: $1,605.00 Census Date- 27 July 2015

Unit of Study 2: $1,605.00 Census Date- 1 October 2015

For students ineligible for VET FEE-HELP, a fee instalment plan may be negotiated.

Some students may be eligible for a fee exemption. Your eligibility for an exemption will be confirmed at the time of enrolment.

For students with a disability, impairment or long term condition, please ensure you have your Centrelink Customer Reference Number (CRN) and the date of grant for your benefit, which you will find on your most current income statement. If you are on a Rehabilitation Plan, evidence is also required.

Additional Costs:
Some programs at Hunter TAFE attract additional costs over and above the Student Qualification Fee, and include essential equipment that is retained by you on completion of your studies.

If enrolling in this course, students will need to purchase the following essential equipment.

Estimated costs are listed below:
Chemical Application Workbook and Accreditation Card: $25
Local Entry Requirements

This qualification may be accessed by direct entry however some units in this course have prerequisites that must be completed in a lower level qualification or selected as part of this course.

Other Information

Further training pathways from this qualification include, but not limited to, AHC51513 Diploma of Agriculture.

Units can be selected from the list below depending on the participants area of interest eg Livestock, pastures, financial etc.

AYHCOHS401A Maintain Occupational Health and safety OHS process
AHCBAC401A Manage pastures for livestock production
AHCLSK402A Develop livestock plans
AHCLSK406A Oversee animal marking operations
AHCLSK409A Supervise animal health programs
AHCLSK411A Supervise natural mating of livestock
AHCLSK412A Design livestock handling facilities
AHCPMG408A Assess and monitor weed, pest andor disease control programs
AHCBUS402A Cost a project
AHCIRG408A Schedule irrigations
AHCCHM303A Prepare and apply chemicals
AHCCHM304A Transport, handle and store chemicals

Additional units in Chemicals can be included
AHCCHM401A Minimise risks in the use of chemicals
AHCCHM402A Plan and implement a chemical use program
AHCCHM403A Prepare safe operating procedures for calibration equipment

Participants are required to attend some Block Release Training dependant Unit Selections.

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Scone Campus campus
Semester: Semester 15-07-2015,
Study Options: Flexible, 3hrs/Week, 1Y weeks
How to Enrol: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government.

The Enrolment Session is scheduled to take place on:

Date: Wednesday, 17 June 2015
Time: 10.00am
Location: Scone Campus, Building B, Ground Floor, Room, (BG 2)

Or

Date: Wednesday, 15 July 2015
Time: 10.00am
Location: Scone Campus, Building B, Ground Floor, Room, (BG 2)

To enrol in training subsidised by the NSW Government, a statutory declaration is required as proof of citizenship. The declaration must confirm that you will provide evidence of citizenship on request including one of the following:
- An Australian or New Zealand Birth Certificate
- Australian or New Zealand Passport
- Green Medicare Card
- Naturalisation Certificate

For Permanent Residents or Humanitarian Visa holders, a Certificate of Evidence of Resident Status (CERS) or a Humanitarian Visa will be accepted.

You’ll also need to bring tax file number, any transcripts for study previously undertaken with Registered Training Organisations (including TAFE NSW) so we can assess your eligibility for Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer.

Please contact us on 131 225 if you are unable to attend the Enrolment Session or would like further information.
Proposed Timetable: Classes will run on: Wednesday from 9.30am to 5.00pm.
Information Session:
Fees & Charges: The Smart and Skilled Second Qualification Fee is $3,210.00

Students can pay their fee upfront or take out a VET FEE-HELP Loan. This study now, pay later option is a student loan scheme funded by the Commonwealth Government.

More information is available from the Fees and Charges section of this website. Please note it is a requirement to read the VET FEE-HELP Information for 2015 booklet before applying for this loan. It is important to note Census Date. Your Census Dates are the last day you can withdraw your enrolment without incurring the cost for each Unit of Study.

The qualification fee is made up of the following Units of Study:

Unit of Study 1: $1,605.00 Census Date- 27 July 2015

Unit of Study 2: $1,605.00 Census Date- 1 October 2015

For students ineligible for VET FEE-HELP, a fee instalment plan may be negotiated.

Some students may be eligible for a fee exemption. Your eligibility for an exemption will be confirmed at the time of enrolment.

For students with a disability, impairment or long term condition, please ensure you have your Centrelink Customer Reference Number (CRN) and the date of grant for your benefit, which you will find on your most current income statement. If you are on a Rehabilitation Plan, evidence is also required.

Additional Costs:
Some programs at Hunter TAFE attract additional costs over and above the Student Qualification Fee, and include essential equipment that is retained by you on completion of your studies.

If enrolling in this course, students will need to purchase the following essential equipment.

Estimated costs are listed below:
Chemical Application Workbook and Accreditation Card: $25
Important Information: Local Entry Requirements

This qualification may be accessed by direct entry however some units in this course have prerequisites that must be completed in a lower level qualification or selected as part of this course.

Other Information

Further training pathways from this qualification include, but not limited to, AHC51513 Diploma of Agriculture.

Units can be selected from the list below depending on the participants area of interest eg Livestock, pastures, financial etc.

AYHCOHS401A Maintain Occupational Health and safety OHS process
AHCBAC401A Manage pastures for livestock production
AHCLSK402A Develop livestock plans
AHCLSK406A Oversee animal marking operations
AHCLSK409A Supervise animal health programs
AHCLSK411A Supervise natural mating of livestock
AHCLSK412A Design livestock handling facilities
AHCPMG408A Assess and monitor weed, pest andor disease control programs
AHCBUS402A Cost a project
AHCIRG408A Schedule irrigations
AHCCHM303A Prepare and apply chemicals
AHCCHM304A Transport, handle and store chemicals

Additional units in Chemicals can be included
AHCCHM401A Minimise risks in the use of chemicals
AHCCHM402A Plan and implement a chemical use program
AHCCHM403A Prepare safe operating procedures for calibration equipment

Participants are required to attend some Block Release Training dependant Unit Selections.