Melbourne Polytechnic
Melbourne Polytechnic

Diploma of Agriculture

AHC50116

Course description

Duration

duration

18 mths

Study mode

studyMode

On-campus

Next start date

date

February

  • Learn to identify practices to improve farming efficiency with the Diploma of Agriculture (AHC50116)
  • Learn from experts in wool, sheep & beef production at the Epping campus
  • Use well equipped agricultural facilities at the Yan Yean Farm training complex

Campus options

1 campus available

CampusStudy modeDurationNext start date
Epping

On-campus (full time)

On-campus (part time)

18 mths

February

Course details

Entry requirements
  • Year 12 or equivalent, OR
  • Certificate in Agriculture, Horticulture or Conservation and Land Management, OR
  • Relevant industry experience
Location
VIC
Next start date
February
Duration
18 mths
Study mode
On-campus
Education institution
Melbourne Polytechnic (RTO 3075)
Price
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Farmer

$54k

Farm Manager

$67k
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Course content

  • AHCAGB501 - Develop climate risk management strategies
  • AHCAGB505 - Develop a whole farm plan
  • AHCAGB507 - Select and use agricultural technology
  • AHCAGB509 - Select and implement a Geographic Information System (GIS) for sustainable agricultural systems
  • AHCBAC401 - Manage pastures for livestock production
  • AHCBAC503 - Manage integrated crop and pasture production
  • AHCBAC505 - Plan and manage long-term weed, pest or disease control in crops
  • AHCBUS508 - Prepare and monitor budgets and financial reports
  • AHCLSK312 - Coordinate artificial insemination and fertility management of livestock
  • AHCLSK504 - Develop livestock health and welfare strategies
  • AHCLSK505 - Develop production plans for livestock
  • AHCSOL502 - Manage soils to enhance sustainability
  • AHCWRK503 - Prepare reports
  • AHCWRK505 - Manage trial and research material
  • VU21627 - Design and manage a crop and pasture nutrition program

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Entry requirements

Entrance requirements vary between providers.

What you’ll learn

  • Budgeting
  • Production planning
  • Climate risk strategies
  • Animal husbandry
  • Long-term crop management
  • Pasture and soil health

Recognition

Nationally recognised - meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.

Australian Qualifications Framework
Nationally Recognised Qualification

Support and delivery

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  • Studiosity - an online platform where subject specialists answer all your study questions
  • Student counselling services
  • Help finding accommodation
  • Financial and study concerns support
  • Fitness and health facilities
  • Disability support services
  • Libraries and bookshops

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