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Certificate III in Rural Operations

Get the skills you need to work with crops, livestock, and farm machinery with the AHC32822 Certificate III in Rural Operations. Graduates of this nationally recognised training course will be qualified for work as a senior farmhand. Over 12 months of classroom and on-the-job training you will learn how to identify, mark and muster livestock; implement animal health programs; work with pesticides and chemicals; construct and maintain fences; safely operate quad bikes, tractors, and other farm machinery.

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Delivery mode:
On Campus / Online / Workplace

Average duration:
12 months

Nationally recognised training


This course can help you get a job as:

Job Title
Average Salary
$960 weekly pay
$960 weekly pay
$960 weekly pay
$960 weekly pay
$960 weekly pay

This course can help you progress to:

Job Title
Average Salary
$1,440 weekly pay
$1,635 weekly pay
$1,600 weekly pay
$1,150 weekly pay
$1,440 weekly pay

Please note that weekly pay figures are estimates only of what you could possibly earn.

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.

Recognition of Prior Learning

RTOs are also able to offer Recognition of Prior Learning for work experience or formal qualifications you may have undertaken to shorten the time you have to study. Ask a course provider for more details during the enrolment process.

Payment Options

Course providers may offer flexible payment options 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.