AHC20116 Certificate II in Agriculture

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Course description

Get qualified as a farm hand (without a work placement) by enrolling in the AHC20116 Certificate II in Agriculture. This nationally recognised training course will teach you how to work safely on a farm — operating a range of machinery (motorbikes, tractors) and carrying out standard jobs (mustering, marking livestock, fencing, weed control). The course takes 9 months to complete and is delivered via a mix of online components, face-to-face, and practical sessions.

Enquire now for the next batch intake dates and your eligibility for government funded training.

Nationally recognised

Average duration

12 months

Online or Distance

On-campus or Workplace


This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Beekeeper$1,300 weekly pay
Apiarist$1,300 weekly pay
Farmhand$960 weekly pay
Station Hand$960 weekly pay
Piggery Attendant$960 weekly pay
Nursery Hand$960 weekly pay
Poultry Farm Worker$960 weekly pay
Nurseryperson$960 weekly pay

This course can help you progress to:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Agricultural Manager$1,600 weekly pay

Government funding

The Australian government provides funding to help students who are completing the AHC20116 Certificate II in Agriculture. The type of funding you receive depends on the state that you live in.

There are eligibility requirements for each type of funding. Enquire with a course provider to check your eligibility.

Payment options

Interest free payment plan
Most course providers offer flexible payment options for the AHC20116 Certificate II in Agriculture such as weekly, bi-monthly, or monthly interest-free payments for those who do not wish (or are unable) to pay their tuition fees outright. There is usually a discount for those who pay their tuition fees upfront. Enquire with a course provider to find out more.

Benefits of nationally recognised training

This is a nationally recognised course delivered by Registered Training Organisations (RTOs). RTOs are strictly regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). This guarantees you will be studying a quality-assured and nationally recognised qualification.

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