This qualification provides a general vocational outcome in agribusiness. It reflects the role of individuals who apply substantial specialised knowledge and skills to the senior managerial and leadership role in an organisation or business area. In these roles they are required to generate and evaluate complex ideas, and to initiate, design and execute the major planning, research, design, operational, compliance and management functions within highly varied or specialised agribusiness contexts. Typically, they would have full responsibility and accountability for the personal output and work of others. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

CRICOS Code: 108669B
Campus:   Melbourne | Cairns
Duration:       104 Weeks
Teaching weeks: 72 weeks
Holiday weeks:         32 weeks
Intakes / Payments:   Jan, April, Jul, Oct
Study mode:National Students:
Classroom face to face
Online – Moodle Distance

International Students:
Classroom face to face only (20 hours per week)
Course scheduleFull-time basis (20-Contact hours per week).
All classes will be scheduled – 3 Days per week;
As timetabled (usually Friday (afternoon), Saturday, Sunday)

Training & Employment Outcomes

Agribusiness professionals find employment with commodity traders, financial institutions, agribusiness companies and company run farms, government instrumentalities and regional and community development agencies.

Units of Competency

Qualification Rules

  • Completion of eight (8) units, as selected below.
Units Assessment
AMPGT810 Communicate and negotiate in a culturally diverse contextAssessment 1: Fair work Diversity and Discrimination Course
Assignment 2: Create a communicate document / video or animation for communicating safety in a Agribusiness Enterprise.
MSS025036 Plan and conduct environmental project workActivity / Learning Guide 
MSS407024 – Prepare for and implement changeActivity / Learning Guide
AMPMGT811 – Develop and manage international business operationsActivity / Learning Guide 

AMPMGT809 Analyse data for business decision making
Activity / Learning Guide 
MSS408013 – Develop best practice model for future state operationsActivity / Learning Guide 
BSBINS603 Initiate and lead applied researchActivity / Learning Guide
AMPMGT813 – Undertake research projectActivity / Learning Guide 

Assessment method & delivery strategy

To achieve their qualification, students must be assessed as competent in ALL units of competency they are enrolled in. The competency-based assessment uses a variety of assessment tools such as: observation of the learner performing a range of workplace tasks over sufficient time to demonstrate a range of contingencies, research tasks, written assignments and / or examinations, completion of workplace documentation, third party reports from experienced practitioners and laboratory work.

Course Credit and RPL 

Candidates who believe that they already possess knowledge and/or skills relevant to individual units of competency in the course for which they are applying may request assessment

for Credit Transfer and/or Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and/or Recognition of Current Competency

Entry Requirements

Age18 plus
Academic requirementsCandidates must enter the qualification through one of the following entry points which demonstrate their potential to undertake study at graduate level:

– an Advanced Diploma or Diploma qualification relevant to an Agrifood industry
– relevant extensive vocational experience in middle management in an agrifood industry at a skill level commensurate with the AQF level VI attributes and criteria
– higher education qualification (e.g. Bachelor Degree), with relevant vocational experience in an agrifood industry.
Language & LiteracyAll applicants are required to complete an in-house Language, Literacy and Numeracy Assessment at enrolment.
Online LLN Test.

Applications, enquiries & tuition fees

More information about applications for this course and intake dates should be directed to  or by phone on 03 9654 8822.