Graduate Certificate in Applied Agricultural Production

Australian College of Agriculture & Horticulture
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Qualification
Postgraduate Certificate
Study mode
Online
Duration
6 months
Intakes
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Tuition fee (local)
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Tuition fee (foreign)
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Entry Requirements

  • Age - 18 years plus.

Language and Literacy requirements (all students):

  • Completion of Language, Literacy and Numeracy Assessment, asssessed by Language Studies Department

Academic Requirement (for all students)

  • Applicants must be able to demonstrate an aptitude to complete the course based on previous experience and qualifications. Candidates may demonstrate this by:Having obtained a Bachelor or higher education qualification and wish to expand their knowledge and skills in agricultural production, or
  • Having obtained an Advanced Diploma/Diploma qualification and have significant relevant vocational practice and wish to expand their knowledge and skills in agricultural production, or
  • Being currently employed (five years) in an organisation engaged in the technical aspects of managing agricultural production and need a formal qualification, or
  • Being currently employed (five years) in large agricultural businesses in related areas such as sales where they are required to provide technical advice  and services to clients, or
  • Having started their own agricultural businesses and require technical skill refinement in good crop establishment and managing product quality.In addition, participants entering the course may be required to complete a skills examination and/or provide a third party/employer certification of the participant’s ability to manage a work team or a project.

Curriculum

  • Manage plant biosecurity
  • Manage the introduction of new agricultural systems
  • Assess plants suitability for agricultural production
  • Manage Nursery Production
  • Manage integrated approaches to sustainable soil management

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