AHC50116 Diploma of Agriculture

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Course description

A Diploma of Agriculture AHC50116 is for students seeking a career in farm and agribusiness management. This is a flexible diploma and students choose their own study units from the following speciality areas: agribusiness, livestock, cropping, business administration, safety.

The Diploma of Agriculture AHC50116 is a nationally recognised training qualification and part of the official Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training Package.

Nationally recognised

Average duration

24 months

Online or Distance

On-campus

Suitable For

This course is ideal for people who have the following knowledge, skills or abilities:

Biology

Plant and animal organisms, their tissues, cells, functions, how they rely on and work with each other and the environment.

Critical Thinking

Evaluating the benefits and costs of different solutions for a problem.

Food Production

Planting, growing, and harvesting food (both plant and animal), including storage and handling.

Management of Personnel Resources

Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, and choosing the best people for the job.

Outcomes

This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Farm Supervisor $1,340 weekly pay
Piggery Manager$1,340 weekly pay
Farm Manager$1,340 weekly pay
Cattle Manager$1,340 weekly pay
Dairy Farm Manager$1,340 weekly pay
Livestock Manager$1,340 weekly pay

This course can help you progress to:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Agricultural Branch Manager$2,100 weekly pay
Horticulture Business Manager$1,730 weekly pay

Government funding

The Australian government provides funding to help students who are completing the AHC50116 Diploma of 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 AHC50116 Diploma of 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

Australian Qualifications Framework
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.

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These course providers offer the AHC50116 Diploma of Agriculture:

RuralBiz Training
Online
TAFE Queensland
On Campus