CRICOS Course Code:
AHC30116
Course Duration:
52 weeks
Classification :
 ANZSCO 841000 Farm, Forestry And Garden Workers
 Study Mode:
Classroom Face to Face
Online
Distance
Apprenticeship
VET in Schools

Unit & Assessment Information:

Completion of sixteen (16) selected units as below.

Unit
Assessment
AHCWHS301 Contribute to WHS processes Assessment Item 1 –

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Assessment Item 1- WHS legislations, code of practices, national standards, enterprise WHS policies and procedures

Assessment Item 2 – Written Questions – Workplace hazard identification, assessment of risk, hierarchy of control & safety training.

Assessment Item 3 – PPE, basic safety checks, hazardous substances, noise hazards, manual handling risks, monitoring and report workplace safety issues, raising WHS issues, Participation in consultation – Written Questions: PPE, Incident, Accident reporting

Assessment 4 – Online quiz

AHCWRK309 Apply environmentally sustainable work practices Assessment 1 – Activity Booklet

  • Identify current practices in relation to resource usage and sustainability
  • Contribute to the review of workplace environmental sustainability practices

    Apply improvement strategies

    Record and report on work practices

    Identify current practices in relation to resource usage and sustainability

    Contribute to the review of workplace environmental sustainability practices

    Apply improvement strategies

    Record and report on work practices

Assessment 2:

  • Case Study – Environmental Issues for Golf Course Architecture Kooindah Waters Golf Club
  • ENVIRONMENTAL RISK ASSESSMENTS.
AHCCHM307 Prepare and apply chemicals to control pest, weeds and diseases

AHCCHM304 Transport, handle and store chemicals

Assessment 1 – 40 Questions

Writing or questions can be assessed verbally.

Assessment 2 – Calibration activity (100% required)

  • calibrate handheld and/or powered application equipment relevant to the industry sector
  • interpret and apply chemical label requirements in the preparation of an application/spray plan
  • record activities and maintain records
  • measure weather (monitor weather)
  • Complete a spray record sheet
  • Identify nozzle size, type, spray system pressure and check pH where applicable.

Assessment 3 – Exam (label & SDS reading) (100% required)

  • Record keeping & Calculations

Assessment 4 – Demonstration Practical activity (100% required)

  • Linkage sprayer, knapsack and ATV/SXS, calibration.
 AHCPMG301 Control weeds Assessment 1 – Practical Activity Weed Identification & Infestation assessment

  • Weed Identification & Infestation assessment

Assessment 2 – Weed control measures (Plan, Implement and Control)

Assessment 3 – Online Quiz

AHCPMG302 Control plant pests, diseases and disorders Assessment Task 1 – Written Question. Identify pests, diseases and disorders.Assessment Item 2 – Work site-based report. Extended Written Questions.

Assessment Item 3 – Practical Activity – Collect and name 4 insects/pest and 4 diseases and disorders 2 Plants Deficiencies and 2 beneficial organisms

Assessment 4 – Practical examination – Weed Identification.

AHCWRK303 Respond to emergencies Assignment 1 – Written Short and Extended Answer Questions, Definitions and TerminologyAssignment 2 –  First Aid Case Scenarios – Emergency situation exercises.

Practical Activities – Workplace hazard identification, assessment of risk, risk rating, hierarchy of control, procedures for hazards identification, assessing and controlling risks

AHCWRK305 Coordinate work site activities Assessment Item 1 – Written questions Prepare for work site activities, organise resources and report on activities, Risk AssessmentsAssessment Item 2 – Practical Activity (daily workplace activities) Task reporting, rostering, document control and pre start checks.

Assessment 3 – Online Quiz.

AHCLSK301 Administer medication to livestock Activity / Learning Guide – (this includes practical assessments) or Moodle based Assessment Guide.
AHCLSK331 Comply with industry animal welfare requirements Activity / Learning Guide – (this includes practical assessments) or Moodle based Assessment Guide.
AHCMOM304 Operate machinery and equipment Activity / Learning Guide – (this includes practical assessments) or Moodle based Assessment Guide.
AHCMOM216 Operate tractors Activity / Learning Guide – (this includes practical assessments) or Moodle based Assessment Guide.
AHCPHT305 Regulate crops Activity / Learning Guide – (this includes practical assessments) or Moodle based Assessment Guide.
AHCSOL401 Sample soils and interpret results Activity / Learning Guide – (this includes practical assessments) or Moodle based Assessment Guide.
AHCPCM301 Implement a plant nutrition program Activity / Learning Guide – (this includes practical assessments) or Moodle based Assessment Guide.
AHCPGD402 Plan a plant establishment program Assignment 1 –Project 1. Developing a concept plan for plants displayAssignment 2 – Short Answer Questions & Risk Assessment (Practical Exercise)

Assignment 3 –The Plant Establishment Program

Entry requirements:
Age:  16 plus
English Proficiency Requirement: all students must complete a Language Literacy & Numeracy Assessment, assessed by the Language Studies Department.
Academic Requirement: Completion of equivalent to certificate II or higher, Year 10 equivalent completed, or currently employed in the Agriculture Industry, with at least 12 months equivalent employment or a genuine interest in commencing a career in agriculture.
 Tuition Costs:

Please see fee schedule from relevant National Student page.

CRICOS Course Code: 105050F
Course Duration: 72 weeks
Classification :  ANZSCO 070499 Production Horticulture Supervisor
 Study Mode: Online -Moodle
Distance

Classroom : 20 hours/week

Unit & Assessment Information:

Completion of ten (10) selected units as below.

Unit Assessment
AHCPCM507 – Diagnose plant health problems
AHCPHT409 – Develop a crop regulation program
AHCNSY404 Plan a growing-on program / AHCNSY403 Plan a propagation program
BSBLDR414 – Lead team effectiveness
AHCWHS401 Maintain work health and safety processes
AHCMOM402 Supervise maintenance of property machinery and equipment
FBPFSY3001 Monitor the implementation of quality and food safety programs
AHCPCM404 – Recommend plants and cultural practices
AHCWRK403 – Supervise work routines and staff performance
AHCHYD501 – Develop a plan for a hydroponic system

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 equivalent to certificate II or higher, Year 10 equivalent completed, or currently employed in the Horticulture Industry, with at least 12 months equivalent employment. This qualification may be accessed by direct entry.

 Tuition Costs:

Please see fee schedule from relevant National Student page.

Note: This course will no longer be on offer from 07 August 2016. Current students will be taught-out only.

 

CRICOS Course Code:
092580B
Course Duration:
52 weeks
Classification :
ANZSCO 121000 Farmers And Farm Managers
 Study Mode:
National Students:
Classroom face to faceOnline – MoodleDistance
International Students:
Classroom face to face only (20 hours per week)

 

Unit & Assessment Information:

Completion of eight (8) selected units as below.

Unit
Assessment
AHCAGB501ADevelop climate risk management strategies  

Assessment 1 – Short / Extended Answer questionsAssessment 2 – 2000 Word report on climate risk mitigation in AgriculturePractical / Tutorial Exercise – Emission Scenario projections using CSIRO site

 

AHCAGB603AManage the production system  

Assessment 1: Activity BookletAssessment 2: Online Quiz 50 questions in 60 minutes

 

AHCAGB604A Analyse business performance  

Internet Wiki task; Project & Presentation business analysis; Exam

 

AHCWRK602A Lead and manage community or industry organisations  

Assessment 1 – SAFETY AUDITAssessment 2 – SAFETY PLANAssessment 3 – PRESENTATIONAssessment 4 – Policy and Procedure document

 

AHCBUS608AManage risk  

Assessment task 1 – Task 1: Presentation about a risk managemTask 2: Assessment – Presentation of understand of AS/NZS Risk Management

 

AHCBUS605AManage human resources  

Assignment 1 – Short answer situation question(s)Assessment 2 – Preparation of Key Performance Indicator documentExamination – Closed Book

 

AHCMOM601A Analyse machinery options  

Assessment Item 1: Task – Short Answer Questions and Scenario AnalysisAssessment Item 2: Role play (Demonstration exercise)Assessment item 3: Audit report and checklistExamination – Overall Assessment of Legislation and application of OHS Processes in Industry

 

AHCAGB605A Manage business capital  

Presentation of ProposalProposal submission (200 words)Write / Mange a business Capital Examination – Review of your business plan

 

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 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:
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
AHCBAC408 Manage agricultural crop production 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

AHCWRK512 Plan, implement and review a quality assurance program 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.

AHCAGB518 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

AHCWHS502  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

AHCBAC508 Apply plant biology to agronomic practices Assessment Item  1: (Activities 1 17 workbook) Group exercise

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

AHCBUS516 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)
AHCSOL505  Monitor and manage soils for production 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

AHCWRK511 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability 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)

AHCWAT503 Manage water systems 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
English Proficiency Requirement: all candidates must complete a Language Literacy & Numeracy Assessment, assessed by the Language Studies Department.
Academic Requirement: 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.