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.

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 knowledgeTask 2 – Research Assignment – On climate risk management in Agribusiness / AgricultureTutorial 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 exerciseAssessment 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 studiesAssignment 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 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 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 Performance

Assessment 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.