Tasmanian Farmers and Graziers Association
Tasmanian Farmers and Graziers Association

Education

Looking for a career in agriculture?

Want to update your current skillset?

Looking for a change in industry?

There are a variety of different avenues for upskilling or to enter a qualification in agriculture.  Below are a few courses on offer within Tasmania for eligible applicants. 

 

TAFE - Diploma of Agriculture

Diploma of Agriculture is part of the Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training Package.   This course is for people who are currently working in the Rural Industry and wish to gain a qualification. You could complete the full Diploma of Agriculture within two (2) years. Depending on you and your employer’s needs, learning may be on-the-job, off-the-job or a combination of both.

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TAFE - Diploma of Agribusiness Management

AHC51410 Diploma of Agribusiness Management is part of the Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training Package. It reflects the role of personnel working on farms, stations and related rural businesses involved in administering and managing those businesses. These units of competency cover all aspects of business management and the operation of the farm/business office. 

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TAFE - ChemCert (Keep Safe – Be Chemically Aware)

ChemCert is a nationally recognised Skill Set delivering competencies in chemical safety and handling. ChemCert is suitable for people who use agricultural and veterinary chemicals as part of their normal work duties.

Participants will learn:

About the safe handling, storage and use of chemicals as required for the issue of a DPIPWE Spray Operator Certificate of Competency. Successful completion of this course will satisfy these certificates requirements as well as QA audit requirements.

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TAFE - Chainsaw Operations

Gain the knowledge and skills to efficiently operate a chainsaw and reduce your risk of injury. We will show you how to better understand your chainsaw and teach you the maintenance skills needed to keep it operating at its very best.

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TAFE - Certificate II in Wine Industry Operations

Certificate II in Wine Industry Operations qualification is part of the Food Processing Training Package. It provides vocational skills for work in the wine industry. A range of specialist electives are included covering skills used in the following wine industry operational areas: bottling and packaging, cellar door sales, cellar operations, laboratory, warehousing and wine grape growing. The course targets those working within a production or production support role.

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UTAS - Bachelor of Agricultural Science

A Bachelor of Agricultural Science opens the door to a practical, interesting and diverse world of careers such as viticulturist, biosecurity manager, horticulturalist, policy advisor, rural journalist, food biologist or agronomist.

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UTAS - Associate Degree in Agribusiness

The Associate Degree in Agribusiness is a stepping stone for future leaders and managers. It aims to produce graduates who are commercially aware, technically competent, creative and tuned-in to learning. Blending business studies in management, finance, marketing and planning with technical studies in agriculture, the program is suitable for those currently working in agriculture and those wishing to enter the industry.

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UTAS - Bachelor of Applied Science (Agriculture and Business)

Are you an aspiring entrepreneur with a passion for agriculture?  Do you like the thought of growing your own business? Or becoming a leader in an industry that’s vital to the future of humanity?

A Bachelor of Applied Science (Agriculture and Business) has been developed at the demand of industry and delivers a powerful combination of knowledge and skills in agricultural science, production and farm management, with the business world of marketing and economics.

You emerge from this degree with strong business acumen combined with practical agricultural knowledge that makes you ideally suited to running your own business, working in all levels of the supply chain, providing business development advice to industry, and much more!

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TAFE - Certificate II in Shearing

AHC21316 Certificate II in Shearing is part of the Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training Package. It is an entry level occupational outcome in shearing. It recognises the work of a novice shearer who is able to shear a minimum of 40 adult merino sheep or 50 adult crossbred sheep per day to an acceptable industry standard. 

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Please check the outline and eligibility requirements prior to applying. 


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