Training
In Safety and Productivity

Course information

We are contracted to the QLD Department of Education & Training, WA Department of Training and Workforce Development Future Skills & NT Department of Trade, Business & Innovation and cater for Workplace qualifications in Primary Production. 

For information regarding our qualifications, please click below.

The qualifications that we currently offer are;

Agriculture

 

AHC20116 - Certificate II in Agriculture

Course Overview

This qualification is delivered 100% at your workplace and tailored to suit your requirement and to service your industry (Agriculture, Rural Operation, Feedlots) with the best practise used in Australia.

This qualification provides trainees with the basic skills and knowledge essential in agricultural production. A trainee undertaking this role will acquire a broad range of skills in one or more agricultural sectors, such as broad acre cropping (e g. grains, sugarcane etc.) and livestock (e.g. sheep, beef, horses etc.). You can then choose to specialise in one of these areas: Livestock, crops or mixed livestock crops, cattle production, cattle handling Fencing, Maintenance and Repair of basic machinery, Pen riding and many more ..

Pre-Requisites There may be pre-requisites pending competency selection.

Entry Requirements It is Rural Training Australia's entry requirement that all prospective students complete an LLN test to assist in determining the level of adjustment, assistance or support required, if any. Suitable for School Based Traineeships.

What will I learn?  All Training packages are programmed to suit your needs and your requirements. Please contact Kylie and she can help you device a training package to suit your industry requirements

  • Tending livestock
  • Planting crops and harvesting crops
  • Mustering, moving and penning up livestock
  • Driving a range of farm vehicles including tractors
  • Controlling weeds and pests
  • Applying chemicals
  • Providing support for basic repair of plant and machinery
  • Performing routine maintenance including basic fencing and irrigation.
  • Cattle production – intensive, semi- intensive
  • Materials for handling cattle, cattle identification
  • Branding, ear marking and ear tags.
  • Dehorning both chemical and mechanical methods.
  • Castration, dips and injecting cattle and many more…..

Delivery

  • Face-to-Face
  • Workplace
  • Blended
  • Traineeship

Duration

Students have 12-24 months full time or 18-36 months part time  to complete their qualification and they are able to complete their course work at their own pace.   

Assessment

Our assessment methods include observation, discussion, written &/or oral questions and practical demonstrations to name a few.

Award On successful completion of the units of competency successful trainees are awarded a Certificate of Completion or Statement of Attainment for the units completed.

Fees

Refer our Fees policy or contact Kylie

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AHC30116 - Certificate III in Agriculture

Course Overview

This qualification is delivered 100% at your workplace and tailored to suit your requirement and to service your industry (Agriculture, Rural Operation, Feedlots) with the best practise used in Australia

This qualification provides trainees with the skills and knowledge in agriculture and cattle production, including dealing with different weather conditions and managing sustainability, how to use chemicals safely and manage biosecurity threats, and how to use and maintain farming machinery. You will specialise in one of these areas: Livestock, crops or mixed livestock and crops You can choose to learn the various systems and methods of beef cattle production, Pen-riding , operating farm machinery and many more ..

Pre-Requisites There may be pre-requisites pending competency selection.

Entry Requirements It is Rural Training Australia's entry requirement that all prospective students complete an LLN test to assist in determining the level of adjustment, assistance or support required, if any. Suitable for School Based Traineeships.

What will I learn?  All Training packages are programmed to suit your needs and your requirements. Please contact Kylie and she can help you device a training package to suit your industry requirements

  • Tending livestock
  • Planting crops and harvesting crops
  • Mustering, moving and penning up livestock
  • Driving a range of farm vehicles including tractors
  • Controlling weeds and pests
  • Applying chemicals
  • Providing support for basic repair of plant and machinery
  • Performing routine maintenance including basic fencing and irrigation.
  • Cattle production – intensive, semi- intensive
  • Materials for handling cattle, cattle identification
  • Branding, ear marking and ear tags.
  • Dehorning both chemical and mechanical methods.
  • Castration, dips and injecting cattle and many more…..

Delivery

  • Face-to-Face
  • Workplace
  • Blended
  • Traineeship  

Duration

Students have 12-24 months  full time or 18-36 months part time to complete their qualification and they are able to complete their course work at their own pace.

Assessment    

Our assessment methods include observation, discussion, written &/or oral questions and practical demonstrations to name a few.

Award On successful completion of the units of competency successful trainees are awarded a Certificate of Completion or Statement of Attainment for the units completed.

Fees Refer our Fees policy or contact Kylie.

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AHC40116 - Certificate IV in Agriculture

Course Overview

This qualification is delivered 100% at your workplace and tailored to suit your requirement and to service your industry (Agriculture, Rural Operation, Feedlots) with the best practise used in Australia

This Qualification will teach you intermediate skills in livestock and crop production, as well as giving you the option to specialise in organic production or agribusiness, should you want to own or manage your own business. Students gain further competencies at level four to equip them for employment as senior station hands, farm supervisors or in agribusiness. It also prepares them for future roles as business and farm managers.

Pre-Requisites There may be pre-requisites pending competency selection.

Entry Requirements It is Rural Training Australia's entry requirement that all prospective students complete an LLN test to assist in determining the level of adjustment, assistance or support required, if any.

What do I learn?

All Training packages are programmed to suit your needs and your requirements. Please contact Kylie and she can help you device a training package to suit your industry requirements

  • students choose from a large range of elective units including livestock health, nutrition, feeding and breeding; feed lotting; pasture and crop production
  • including soil, pest management and manage projects
  • farm finance and advice on selling farm machinery and farm chemicals
  • total catchment management;
  • shearing and wool classing strategies
  • Handle and care for stallions
  • Supervising Irrigation and systems installation
  • Conduct major repair and overhauls to farm machinery and equipment and many more.

Delivery

  • Face-to-Face
  • Workplace
  • Blended
  • Traineeship

Duration

Students have 12-24 months  full time or 18-36 months part time to complete their qualification and they are able to complete their course work at their own pace.   

Assessment

Our assessment methods include observation, discussion, written &/or oral questions and practical demonstrations to name a few.

Award On successful completion of the units of competency successful trainees are awarded a Certificate of completion or Statement of Attainment for the units completed.

Fees Refer our Fees policy or contact Kylie.

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Feedlot Operations

 

AHC33316 - Certificate III in Feedlot Operations 

Course overview

This qualification is delivered 100% at your workplace and tailored to suit your requirement and to service your industry with the best practise used in Australia

This qualification provides trainees to undertake a variety of skills required in beef cattle feedlot operations. The training provided covers feedlot maintenance, pen riding, or feeding and milling stream.

The testamur issued for this qualification is titled AHC33316 Certificate III in Feedlot Operations.

 

Pre-Requisites There may be pre-requisites pending competency selection.

Entry Requirements It is Rural Training Australia's entry requirement that all prospective students complete an LLN test to assist in determining the level of adjustment, assistance or support required, if any.

What will I learn?

All Training packages are programmed to suit your needs and your requirements. Please contact Kylie and she can help you device a training package to suit your industry requirements

(Feedlot Maintenance)

  • Tending livestock and other related animal welfare requirements
  • Implement property improvement, construction and repair
  • Planting crops and harvesting crops
  • Driving a range of farm vehicles including tractors
  • Controlling weeds and pests
  • Applying chemicals
  • Providing support for basic repair of plant and machinery

(Feeding and Milling)

  • Broad acre Cropping
  • Livestock
  • Machinery operation and maintenance
  • Pest management
  • Resources and Infrastructure
  • Handle bulk materials in storage area

(Pen Riding)

  • Administer medication to livestock and other related animal welfare requirements.
  • Machinery operation and maintenance
  • Plan and construct conventional fencing.
  • Operate side by side utility vehicles
  • Mustering, moving and penning up livestock.

Delivery 

  • Face-to-Face
  • Workplace
  • Blended
  • Traineeship

Assessment Our assessment methods include observation, discussion, written &/or oral questions and practical demonstrations to name a few.

Award On successful completion of the units of competency successful trainees are awarded a Certificate of completion or Statement of Attainment for the units completed.

Duration

Students have 12-24 months full time and 18-36 months part time to complete their qualification and they are able to complete their course work at their own pace using their selected delivery option.

 

Fees Refer our Fees policy or contact Kylie.

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Horticulture

 

AHC20416 - Certificate II in Horticulture

Course Overview

This qualification is delivered 100% at your workplace and tailored to suit your requirement and to service your industry with the best practise used in Australia

In this qualification trainees will learn to recognise plants, undertake planting tasks, use correct pruning techniques and collect plant specimens. On Successful completion of this traineeship you will  acquire the skills required to work as an assistant to a horticulturist , work in a plantation or nursery. Depending on the units selected individuals will be able to seek employment not only in rural industries but also other industry sectors, such as local government and landscaping (construction) industry.

Pre-Requisites There may be pre-requisites pending competency selection.

Entry Requirements It is Rural Training Australia's entry requirement that all prospective students complete an LLN test to assist in determining the level of adjustment, assistance or support required, if any. Suitable for School Based Traineeships.

What will I learn?

All Training packages are programmed to suit your needs and your requirements. Please contact Kylie and she can help you device a training package to suit your industry requirements

  • Contribute to WHS processes
  • Implement & monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
  • Recognise plants
  • Determine basic properties of soil and/or growing media
  • Conduct site inspections
  • Coordinate work site activities
  • Implement a landscape maintenance program
  • Implement a plant nutrition program
  • Provide information on plants & their culture
  • Control weeds
  • Control plant pests, diseases & disorders
  • Implement a plant establishment program
  • Conduct tree inspections
  • Implement a grassed area maintenance program
  • Maintain natural areas
  • Develop & extend design skills & practice and many more… 

Delivery 

  • Face-to-Face
  • Workplace
  • Blended
  • Traineeship

 Assessment

Our assessment methods include observation, discussion, written &/or oral questions and practical demonstrations to name a few.

Award On successful completion of the units of competency successful trainees are awarded a Certificate of completion or Statement of Attainment for the units completed.  

Duration

Students have 12-24 months full time and 18-36 months part time to complete their qualification and they are able to complete their course work at their own pace using their selected delivery option.

Fees

Refer our Fees policy or contact Kylie.

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AHC30716 - Certificate III in Horticulture

Course Overview

This qualification is delivered 100% at your workplace and tailored to suit your requirement and to service your industry with the best practise used in Australia

This qualification provides trainees with the skills and abilities appropriate to meet the needs of the various sectors within the horticultural industry. Study can be undertaken in a number of streams such as nursery, parks and gardens or landscape construction. Industry expects individuals with this qualification to perform tasks involving a broad range of skilled applications applied in a wide variety of contexts, which may involve application of some discretion and judgement in selecting equipment, services or contingency measures.

Pre-Requisites There may be pre-requisites pending competency selection.

Entry Requirements It is Rural Training Australia's entry requirement that all prospective students complete an LLN test to assist in determining the level of adjustment, assistance or support required, if any.

What will I learn?

All Training packages are programmed to suit your needs and your requirements. Please contact Kylie and she can help you device a training package to suit your industry requirements

  • Contribute to WHS processes
  • Implement & monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
  • Implement a plant establishment program
  • Conduct tree inspections
  • Implement a grassed area maintenance program·        
  • Observe and record the characteristics of plants
  • Undertake basic soil analysis tests
  • Prepare and plan work site activities
  • Recognise common causes of nutrient deficiency
  • Select pest and disease controls
  • Interpret planting plans and many more ….

Delivery

  • Face-to-Face
  • Workplace
  • Blended
  • Traineeship

Assessment

Our assessment methods include observation, discussion, written &/or oral questions and practical demonstrations to name a few.   

Duration

Students have 12-24 months full time or 18-36 months part time  to complete their qualification and they are able to complete their course work at their own pace using their selected delivery option.

Fees

Refer our Fees policy or contact Kylie.

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Thoroughbred Racing

 

RGR30518 - Certificate III in Racing (Trackwork Rider) WA & NT only

Course Overview

The qualification delivers a comprehensive range of topics designed to provide the skills necessary for the trainees in the racing industry who work  as stable hand or track drivers

The duties require judgement and the ability to communicate the information concerning horse health, performance and temperament accurately to the trainer as well as high level riding skills and ability to interpret and relay information covering a variety of circumstances. This expert advice is critical as it is relied upon in the future training and racing program of the horse. This qualification is required for industry licensing and registration in some states and territories. Refer to your state or territory Principal Racing Authority for advice

Pre-Requisites There may be pre-requisites pending competency selection.

Entry Requirements It is Rural Training Australia's entry requirement that all prospective students complete an LLN test to assist in determining the level of adjustment, assistance or support required, if any.

What will I learn?

All Training packages are programmed to suit your needs and your requirements. Please contact Kylie and she can help you device a training package to suit your industry requirements

  • Occupational Health and Safety 
  • Horse Handling and Care 
  • Horse driving and track work 
  • Comply with rules of racing and related protocols  • Working as a member of a team
  • Perform stable duties
  • Perform basic riding tasks and many more…

Delivery 

  • Face-to-Face
  • Workplace
  • Blended
  • Traineeship

Assessment

Our assessment methods include observation, discussion, written &/or oral questions and practical demonstrations to name a few.   

Award On successful completion of the units of competency successful trainees are awarded a Certificate of completion or Statement of Attainment for the units completed.

Duration

Students have 36 months full time to complete their qualification.

Fees

Refer our Fees policy or contact Kylie.

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RGR40208 - Certificate IV in Racing (Jockey) WA & NT only

Course Overview

This qualification is part of the Racing Training Package. It covers the skills and knowledge required by jockeys who contract riding services on a daily basis to owners and trainers It is also an occupation where non-adherence to rules or poor performance can result in fines or suspensions from riding. Hence knowledge of rules and legal procedures is essential and the ability to defend reputation and livelihood in stewards' inquiries is critical. As racing is conducted at national and international venues Jockey’s are required to identify, analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources. As a jockey is required to exhibit a high degree of decision-making skill during races, to exercise judgement when choosing mounts and to have an ability to assess form and discriminate between mounts. The jockey requires an in-depth understanding of the anatomy, physiology and health of the horse as he is required to communicate about the performance of the horse to the trainers and owners at the end of the race.

Pre-Requisites There may be pre-requisites pending competency selection.

Entry Requirements It is Rural Training Australia's entry requirement that all prospective students complete an LLN test to assist in determining the level of adjustment, assistance or support required, if any.

Pathways into the qualification RGR30108 - Certificate III in Racing (Trackrider)

 

What will I learn?

All Training packages are programmed to suit your needs and your requirements. Please contact Kylie and she can help you device a training package to suit your industry requirements

  • Follow OHS procedures and observe environmental work practices;
  • Manage personal health and fitness;
  • Handle horses;
  • Develop riding skills for flatwork
  • Communicate electronically
  • Respond to emergency situations;
  • Participate in media interviews for racing and many more…

Delivery 

  • Face-to-Face
  • Workplace
  • Blended
  • Traineeship

 Assessment

Our assessment methods include observation, discussion, written &/or oral questions and practical demonstrations to name a few.

Award On successful completion of the units of competency successful trainees are awarded a Certificate of completion or Statement of Attainment for the units completed.

Duration

Students have 48 months full time to complete their qualification.

 

Fees

Refer our Fees policy or contact Kylie.

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