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Certificate IV in Agriculture

National Course Code: AHC40116

TAFE NSW Course Number: AHC40116-01V02


Study Type:
Full Time

Start Date:
4 Feb 2019


36 weeks

Nominal Hours:

Full Fee: $9,380
Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $3,240

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  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Government Subsidised
  • Traineeship

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If your course has been funded by Training Services NSW under Smart and Skilled, you may be contacted by a Training Services NSW representative to discuss your experience at Western Sydney Institute.

Develop your post-trade skills and knowledge to become an agriculture specialist with the nationally recognised Certificate IV in Agriculture. Taught by agri-professionals, this course is designed to meet the needs of supervisors and team leaders in the agriculture industry.

Learn all about maintaining safe agricultural working practices, as well as other selected skills areas including:

- Cropping
- Dairy
- Livestock production
- Agribusiness
- Chemicals use
- Irrigation
- Machinery operation and maintenance
- Organic production
- Pest management

On successful completion of the course, you may find work in roles such as farm team leader, farm supervisor or shed supervisor.

The Certificate IV in Agriculture has flexible study options.

To ensure you leave us with the most up to date qualification...

If during or after your enrolment, the course in which you are enrolled is updated in line with national industry standards, the Institute reserves the right to transition you into an alternate course. If this becomes necessary, the Institute will advise you of the change and the arrangements which will be available for you to complete your alternate course.

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Credit (or recognition) for modules/units may be granted based on previous learning, studies, work and/or life experiences. Please discuss this with the teaching section when you enrol.

Job roles vary across different industry sectors and include:
Farm team leader
Farm supervisor

AHCBAC402 Plan a pasture establishment program
AHCMOM402 Supervise maintenance of property, machinery and equipment
AHCLSK402 Develop livestock feeding plans
AHCWHS401 Maintain work health and safety processes
AHCBAC401 Manage pastures for livestock production
AHCLSK413 Design livestock handling facilities
AHCLSK404 Implement and monitor animal welfare programs
AHCWRK309 Apply environmentally sustainable work practices
AHCBUS402 Cost a project
AHCSOL401 Sample soils and interpret results
AHCBAC403 Supervise agricultural crop establishment
AHCPCM402 Develop a soil health and plant nutrition program

The above list includes units being offered at this campus and that are required to complete this qualification. Other colleges may offer different elective options. For some courses the electives will not be listed however they will be discussed during your first class. Please see www.tafensw.edu.au for the full list of elective units available within this course.

Smart and Skilled Student Fees

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 131 870 for further information and advice.

First qualification$2,770
Second qualification$3,240
Non-government subsidised fee$9,380

Trainees: From 2016 if you are starting a traineeship that is on the NSW Skills List, your Smart and Skilled fee for the whole qualification will not be more than $1,000.

TAFE NSW courses require a fee to be paid when you enrol. The amount you pay depends on the type of course you study, and on your personal circumstances.

Please click on the Smart & Skilled link or visit the Smart & Skilled website at http://www.training.nsw.gov.au/smartandskilled/prices_fees.html to work out what you will pay for this course based on your personal circumstances.


We also offer the course via commercial rates if you are not entitled to Smart & Skilled.

For full details on TAFE NSW fees and money matters please visit our Paying for Your Course page.

Start Date: 4 Feb 2019

Full Time: 16 hours per week x 36 Weeks

Monday and Tuesday 8 Hours per day from 8 am - 5 pm (subject to change)

To register in this course, please use the Register option.

Please refer enquiries for further information to Allen Tuck via email: allen.r.tuck@tafensw.edu.au.

A Unique Student Identifier is required prior to enrolment. To apply for your USI visit www.usi.gov.au. If you cannot remember your USI or if you have forgotten you have one, please visit the USI Website for assistance in retrieving your USI.

For further assistance, contact the WSI Service Centre on 131 870 to enrol.

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Contact by Training Services NSW
If your course has been funded by Training Services NSW under Smart and Skilled, you may be contacted by a Training Services NSW representative to discuss your experience at Western Sydney Institute.