Certificate in Agriculture
Certificate In Agriculture VAG001
You should study this course if you:
- Need to develop the essential knowledge and skills required to run a farm
- Want to enhance your employment prospects in the agricultural sector
- Want to maximise return on your investment
This course is designed for both the new and existing farmer or those aiming towards employment in this field. It will give you the knowledge and skills required to run or work confidently i a variety of agricultural environments.
Core units equip you with all the basics needed for general animal health, farm management and all important marketing skills.
Choice of three elective units from a list that includes animal husbandry, soil and pasture management and gives you the opportunity to explore specific aspects of the agricultural industry, including livestock activities such as calf rearing, poultry, beef or dairy cattle, and vegetable and cereal cropping or pasture management.
The course is excellent for learning the fundamentals of farming, to use as a refresher course, or for further skills development.
Core Modules: These modules provide foundation knowledge for the Certificate In Agriculture.
- Animal Health Care VAG100
- Farm Management BAG104
- Agricultural Marketing BAG304
Elective Modules: In addition to the core modules, students study any 3 of the following 14 modules.
- Horse Care I BAG102
- Soil Management (Agriculture) BAG103
- Animal Diseases BAG219
- Aquaculture BAG211
- Beef Cattle BAG206
- Calf Rearing BAG207
- Dairy Cattle BAG205
- Mariculture - Marine Aquaculture BAG220
- Pasture Management BAG212
- Pigs BAG209
- Poultry BAG208
- Sheep BAG210
- Agronomy BAG306
- Organic Farming BAG305
Note that each module in the Certificate In Agriculture is a short course in its own right, and may be studied separately.
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