CRICOS Course Code:



52 weeks


National Students:

Classroom Face to Face,

Online – Moodle,


International Students: 

Classroom Face to Face  (20 hours per week)


Units & Assessment Information

Completion of ten (10) units as below:

Unit Assessment
AHCPCM501 Diagnose plant health problems  

Assessment 1 – Plant health reportAssessment 2 – FieldActivityExamination – Closed book


AHCSOL501 Monitor and manage soils for production  

Assessment 1-Internet assignmentAssessment 2 -PracticalAssessment 3- Soil ameliorants short answer questionExamination- Closed book


AHCPHT502 Develop a horticultural production plan  

Assessment 1 _ ProjectAssessment 2_ Oral PresentationAssessment 3- Examination


AHCBUS507 Monitor and Review business performance  

Assessment 1_ Gathering, analysing and reviewing enterprise data, for effectivenessAssessment 2_Short answer questionAssessment 3_Human resource and performance requirementAssessment 4_Watch and learnExamination


AHCCHM501 Develop and manage a chemical use strategy  

Assessment item 1Task ATask BTask CTask DAssessment item 2 Oral presentationAssessment Item 3-Written Exam closed book


AHCBUS506 Develop and review a business plan  

Assessment Item 1 – Business plan proposal and presentationAssessment item 2 – Develop a business plan – on a protected cropping scenario based on the Werribee South SimulationExamination – Review of business plan prepared in Assessment item 2


 AHCAGB501 Plan and monitor production processes  

Assessment item 1 –ProjectAssessment item 2-Oral presentationAssessment item 3-Practical activity & report


AHCBUS501 Manage Staff  

Assessment 1(Activities 1 – 17 workbook)Group exerciseExam – 50 x Multiple choice questions (via moodle)


AHCHYD501 Develop a plan for hydroponic system  

Assessment item 1-Written questionsAssessment item 2-Written questions / Case studyAssessment item 3-Written questions / Case studyAssessment item 4-Written questions/scenarioAssessment item 5-Practical activitiesAssessment item 6-Exam


AHCWRK511 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability  

ASSESSMENT ITEM 1: Assignment: Develop a sustainability policyASSESSMENT 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.




ANZSCO 121200 Crop Farmers


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 Horticulture Industry, with at least 36 months equivalent employment.

Tuition Costs

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

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