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.

AHCWHS502 Manage work health and safety processes Assessment 1 – Short Answer Questions on on legislation, codes of practices, guidelines and writing policies

Assessment 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

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

AHCWRK520 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability Assignment 1– Develop a sustainability policy
Assignment 2- Oral / Recorded Presentation on implementing a training program for the policy developed.
Assignment 3 – Peer review
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

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

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

AHCBUS516 Develop and review a business plan Assessment 1- Business plan proposal ABLIS report

Assessment 2 – Develop a business plan

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

AHCBUS517 Monitor and review business performance Assessment 1 – Gross Margin Evaluation of Business Performance

Assessment 2 – Evaluate enterprise performance, reviewed operations again performance

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

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

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

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

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.
Applications, enquiries & tuition fees

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