CRICOS Course Code:
104913E (VIC & QLD)
Course Duration:
52 weeks
Course Expiry:
N/A
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 eight (8) selected units as below.

Unit
Assessment
AHCAGB518 Develop climate risk management strategies Task 1 – Short Answer Questions

Task 2 – Research Assignment

Tutorial Task – Climate Modelling Practical Exercise – Class Task

Practical Task – Report on health island effect in your local municipality

Online Quiz – Climate online quiz Climate data and climate information

AHCAGB610 Manage the production system Assessment 1 – Activity Booklet (Numerous Activities)

Assessment 2 –  Online Quiz 60 questions in 50 minutes, pass mark is 70%

Assessment 3 – Oral Presentation of the Assessment 1 as directed

AHCAGB609 Develop export markets for produce Assessment 1 – Evaluate market potential for an Australian product to be exported

Assessment 2 – Analyse the market and establish market potential for the product

Assessment 3 – Develop an export market strategy for a crop or commodity selected.

AHCMOM601 Analyse machinery Options Assignment 1 – Read and demonstrate your understanding of machinery evaluation needs for a farm

Assessment 2 Presentation – Equipment comparison

Tutorial Exam – Calculations on running costs and comparison between leasing, rental and purchasing machinery (tractor)

AHCBUS610 Manage agribusiness risk Assessment Task 1 – Legislation in applicable in managing agribusiness risks.Assessment Task 2 – Presentation of understand of AS/NZS Risk Management

Assessment Task 3 – Report on Supply chain risk management using the ISO31000 as a guideline

AHCBUS613 Manage human resources Assignment 1 – Human resource Case Study on Labour Management

Assessment 2 – Report on Agricultural recruitment processes

Assessment 3 Examination – Exam (Summative) including mathematical section – Pass mark 70%

Assessment 4 – Apply for HRM job in Agribusiness

AHCBIO401 – Plan and implement a biosecurity program Assignment 1

Part A:  Biosecurity online training course Plant Health Australia

Part B: Animal health disease online course

Assessment 2 

Part A: Plan and implement a biosecurity program

Part B: Complete the Induction and farm biosecurity risk checklist

Assessment 3 Present a biosecurity plan training program

AHCBUS511 Manage enterprise staff requirements Assignment Task 1 – Written questions and 4 Case studies

Assignment Task 2 –  Written questions and 1 case study

Assignment Task 3 – Extended answer written questions

Assignment Task 4 – Written Assessment (Fairwork)

Assignment Task 5 – OHS and staff management

Assignment Task 6 – Staff performance, procedures for administration of records and industrial relations management

Tutorial Examination – Case study scenario based on Workplace situations and policy writing – Pass mark 70%

 Entry requirements:
Age:  16 plus
English Proficiency Requirement:  all candidates must complete a Language Literacy & Numeracy Assessment, assessed by the Language Studies Department.
Academic Requirement:  Completion of equivalent to Diploma 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.

CRICOS Course Code:
104912F (VIC & QLD)
Course Duration:
53 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
AHCWAT503 Manage water systems

Assignment 1 – Irrigation system selection and design

Assignment 2 – Practical report – on Evaluating a water system

Exam – Summative examination on knowledge items

The following key areas will be covered during this assessment.

  • principles and practices of water systems management
  • cost or benefit analysis
  • enterprise policies and procedures
  • environmental impacts of irrigation, using water from any ground or underground source & plant requirements
  • water quality
AHCWRK511 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability Assignment 1– Write a Policy Statement for Horticulture / Agriculture or Agribusiness

Assignment 2- Oral / Recorded Presentation of your policy to stakeholders

Assignment 3- Peer review of other persons presentations

AHCAGB518 Develop climate risk management strategies Task 1 – Short Answer Questions – Climate knowledge

Task 2 – Research Assignment – On climate risk management in Agribusiness / Agriculture

Tutorial Task – Climate Modelling Practical Exercise – Class Task

Practical Task – Report on heat island effect in your local municipality or workplace.

Online Quiz – Climate online quiz Climate data and climate information

AHCWHS502 Manage work health and safety processes Assessment Item 1: Task: Short Answer Questions and Scenario AnalysisAssessment Item 2: Role play (Demonstration exercise) or alternate assessment.

Assessment item 3: Audit report and checklist

Assessment Item 4: Examination(Closed Book)

Overall Assessment of Legislation and application of WHS Processes in Industry

AHCAGB519 Plan and monitor production processes Assessment Item  1:(Activities 1-17 workbook)Group exercise

Assessment Item 2:Exam-50 x Multiple choice questions (via Moodle)

AHCBUS516 Develop and review a business plan Assessment Item 1: Business plan proposal and presentationAssessment item 2: Develop a business plan

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

AHCBUS511 Manage enterprise staff requirements Assignment Task 1 – Written questions and 4 Case studies

Assignment Task 2 –  Written questions and 1 case study

Assignment Task 3 – Extended answer written questions

Assignment Task 4 – Written Assessment (Fairwork)

Assignment Task 5 – WHS and staff management

Assignment Task 6 – Staff performance, procedures for administration of records and industrial relations management

Tutorial Examination – Case study scenario based on Workplace situations and policy writing

AHCSOL505 Monitor and manage soils for production  Assignment 1 – Understand soilsAssignment 2 Practical – Test soils (pH, EC, moisture content, etc).

Assignment 3 – Soil Ameliorants – Short Answer Questions

Assignment 4 – Interpret and calculate soil test results, soil management plan and soil health management

Assessment 5 – Written Exam (Closed Book) 3 hours

AHCAGB513 Develop a 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)

AHCBUS517 Monitor and review business performance Assessment Task 1 – Gross Margin Evaluation of Business PerformanceAssessment Task 2 – Short Answer Questions

Assessment Task 3 – Human resource and performance requirements

Assessment Task 4 – Review of Business Performance in Agriculture / Agribusiness

Assessment Task 5 Tutorial –  Farm Gas Calculator

Assessment Tasks 6 – Written Exam – NPV, Budgeting and Gross Margins

Entry requirements:
Age:  16 plus
English Proficiency Requirements: all candidates must complete a Language Literacy & Numeracy Assessment, assessed by the Language Studies Department.
Academic Requirement: Completion of Certificate IV in Agriculture or related field or equivalent to Australian Year 12 general schooling or 2 years work experience in agricultural related field.
Tuition Costs:

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