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 Assessment 1 – Short Answer Questions:  Review Climate and Enterprise data

Assessment  2 – Research Assignment : Develop a climate risk management strategies

Assessment  3  – Tutorial tasks : Interpreting climate data to forecast climate scenarios and mitigate risks.

Assessment  4 – Practical Experiment: Measuring the outside temperature using the iButton/ Temperature loggers

Assessment  5 – Climate Risk Management Quiz

AHCAGB610 Manage the production system Assessment 1 – Activity Booklet (9 Activities) : Prepare and analyse a production system selected .

Assessment 2 – Oral Presentation :Provide a summary and recommendations related to the production system management processes selected in Assessment 1.

Assessment 3 –  50-question quiz

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 – Written report on a machinery used in the farm

Assessment 3 – Recorded PowerPoint : Presentation and calculation of costs associated
with machinery

Assessment 4 – Calculations on running costs and comparison between leasing, rental and purchasing machinery (tractor)

AHCBUS610 Manage agribusiness risk  Assessment 1 – Legislation, Codes of Practices and Standards

Assessment 2 – Oral Presentation (Recorded ppt) on Policy and Procedures related to Risk
Management in Agribusiness.

Assessment 3 –  Report on Supply chain risk management in the agribusiness

Assessment 4 –  Report on ISO31000, and its application in an agribusiness

AHCBUS613 Manage human resources Assignment 1 – Written report on case studies provided.

Assessment 2 – Create key performance indicator document for a agribusiness organisation

Assessment 3 – Written Examination : Application of skills and knowledge about managing HR in Agribusiness sectors ( Pass mark 70 %)

AHCBIO401 – Plan and implement a biosecurity program Assignment 1Part A:   Plant Health certificates (online training)Part B:  Animal health certificates ( online training)

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 1 – Prerequisite Requirement/ Online Certificates: Fairwork online training

Assignment  2 – Written questions, case studies and recorded PowerPoint on Understanding Work Roles and Functions

Assignment  3 – Written questions, case studies on Understanding business functions

Assignment  4 – Written questions on Training and the workplace

Assignment  5 –Written questions on Fair Work

Assignment  6 – Written questions WHS and staff management

Assessment 7 – Written questions on Staff performance, procedures for administration of records and industrial relations
management

Assessment 8 – Written examination covering all aspect of training
conducted during the previous weeks

 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:
110770J (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 Assessment 1: Short answer questions on assessing soil and resources for crop and plant type

Assessment 2: 

Part A: Written question on irrigation system selection and design

Part B : Practical Installation of an irrigation system or measurement of an irrigation install

Assessment 3: 

Part A- Extended written questions covering follow key criteria

  • Assess the need for water inputs
  • Monitor irrigation system and plant response

Part B – Moisture analysis ( practical activity)

Assessment 4: Write a practical report on the evaluation of an irrigation system

Assessment 5: Written examination

AHCWRK511 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability Assignment 1– Write a Policy Statement for Horticulture / Agriculture or AgribusinessAssignment 2- Oral / Recorded Presentation of your policy to stakeholders

Assignment 3- Peer review of other persons presentations

AHCAGB518 Develop climate risk management strategies Assessment 1 – Short Answer Questions:  Review Climate and Enterprise dataAssessment  2 – Research Assignment : Develop a climate risk management strategies

Assessment  3  – Tutorial tasks : Interpreting climate data to forecast climate scenarios and mitigate risks.

Assessment  4 – Practical Experiment: Measuring the outside temperature using the iButton/ Temperature loggers

Assessment  5 – Climate Risk Management Quiz

AHCWHS502 Manage work health and safety processes Assessment 1 – Short Answer Questions on on legislation, codes of practices, guidelines and writing policiesAssessment 2 – Role play (Demonstration exercise) or alternate assessment.

Assessment 3 – Audit report and checklist

Assessment 4 – Examination(Closed Book)

Overall Assessment of Legislation and application of WHS Processes in Industry

AHCAGB519 Plan and monitor production processes Assessment 1 – Activities 1-17 workbook

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

AHCBUS516 Develop and review a business plan Assessment 1- Business plan proposal ABLIS reportAssessment 2 – Develop a business plan

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

AHCBUS511 Manage enterprise staff requirements Assignment 1 – Prerequisite Requirement/ Online Certificates: Fairwork online training

Assignment  2 – Written questions, case studies and recorded PowerPoint on Understanding Work Roles and Functions

Assignment  3 –Written questions, case studies on Understanding business functions

Assignment  4 – Written questions on Training and the workplace

Assignment  5 –Written questions on Fair Work

Assignment  6 – Written questions WHS and staff management

Assessment 7 – Written questions on Staff performance, procedures for administration of records and industrial relations
management

Assessment 8 – Written examination covering all aspect of training
conducted during the previous weeks

AHCSOL505 Monitor and manage soils for production  Assignment 1 – Understand soils

Assignment 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 1- Understanding Mapping-Audit a property site

Assessment 2- Develop and create a whole farm plan

Assessment 3 – Review the farm plan

Assessment 4 – Examination

AHCBUS517 Monitor and review business performance Assessment 1 – Gross Margin Evaluation of Business PerformanceAssessment 2 – Evaluate enterprise performance, reviewed operations again performance
indicators

Assessment  3 – Review of Business Performance in Agriculture / Agribusiness and
document opportunities for improvement – based a non-financial problem.

Assessment  4 – Farm Gas Calculator

Assessment 5 – Written examination

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.