DIPLOMA OF AGRICULTURE

 

CRICOS Course Code:
092580B
Course Duration:
52 weeks
Classification :
 ANZSCO 121000 Farmers And Farm Managers
 Study Mode:
National Students: Classroom face to face

Online – Moodle

Distance

International Students: Classroom face to face only (20 hours per week)

 

 

Unit & Assessment Information:

Completion of ten (10) selected units as below.

Unit
Assessment
AHCBUS501 Manage staff  

Assessment  task 1 b short answer questions, resume writing, job analysisCase studies

Assessment task 2  Work engagement task b completion of records sheets, workplace entitlements and laws

Assessment task 3  Write a job descriptions

Assessment task 4  Workplace legislation and laws

Assessment task 5  OHS/WHS and the workplace based task & industrial awards / unions / industrial relations

Examination calculation of wages, and overall summative assessment

 

AHCWRK511 Develop workplace policy and procedures  

ASSESSMENT ITEM 1: Assignment: Develop a sustainability policy

ASSESSMENT ITEM 2 & 3:  Practical Task Presentation & Peer Review: Implement a training program for the policy you have developed, you will also be required to write a procedure detailing the implementation of the policy.

 

AHCAGB501 Develop climate risk management strategies  

Assessment Item 1 Short Answer Questions

Assessment Item 2 Major Assignment b Research Assignment

Tutorial Task (Practical Exercise) Climate Modelling CSIRO exercise

 

AHCWHS501 Manage Work health and safety  processes  

Assessment Item 1: Short Answer Questions and Scenario Analysis

Assessment Item 2: Role play (Demonstration exercise)

Assessment item 3: Audit report and checklist

Assessment Item 4:Examination(Closed Book) on Legislation and application of OHS Processes in Industry

 

AHCAGB503 Plan and monitor production process  

Assessment Item  1: (Activities 1 17 workbook) Group exercise

Assessment Item 2: Exam 50 x Multiple choice questions (via moodle) – 90 minutes

 

AHCBUS506 Develop and review a business plan  

Assessment Item 1: Business plan proposal and presentation

Assessment item 2: Develop a business plan b on a protected cropping scenario based on the Werribee South Simulation

Assessment Item 3: Examination Review of business plan prepared in Assessment item 2

 

AHCCHM501 Develop a chemical use strategy  

Assessment Item 1: Assignment 1 Short Answer Research QuestionsAssessment item 2: Assignment 2 Short Answer Questions & Risk Assessment (Practical Exercise)Assignment Item 3: Spray Unit Calibration, spill kitAssessment Item 4: Examination – risk assesment and label reading exercise (100% requirement)

 

AHCSOL501  Monitor and manage soils for production projects  

Assessment Item 1: Assignment 1 Short Answer Research Questions

Assessment item 2: Assignment 2 Short Answer Questions & Risk Assessment (Practical Exercise)

Assessment item 3: Assignment 3 Spray Calibration, spill kit

Assessment Item 4: Examination

 

AHCAGB505  Develop a whole farm plan  

Assessment item 1: Understanding Mapping / Audit a property site

Assessment item 2: Develop and create a whole farm plan

Assessment item 3: Review the farm plan

Assessment Item 4: Examination  legal requirements impacting on whole farm planning (Moodle Quiz 10 questions)

 

AHCBUS507 Monitor and review business performance  

Assessment Item 1: Gross Margin Evaluation of Business Performance

Assessment Item 2: Short Answer Questions

Assessment Item 3: Human resource and performance requirements in Agriculture / Agribusiness

Assessment Item 4: Review of Business Performance in Agriculture / Agribusiness

Examination: Closed Book on – Financial caculations in agribusiness management, NPV, FPV, P&L.

 

 

Entry requirements:

Age:  

16 plus

 

Language, Literacy and Numeracy:  

Completion of Language, Literacy and Numeracy Assessment, asssessed by Language Studies Department

 

Academic:  

Completion of equivalent to Certificate IV or higher, Year 12 equivalent completed, or currently employed in the Agriculture Industry, with at least 36 months equivalent employment.

 

 

 Tuition Costs

Please see fee schedule from relevant National or International Student page.