Diploma of Agriculture
The course at a glance
|Qualification:||Diploma of Agriculture (AHC50116)|
|Nationally accredited training:||Yes|
|Start date:||Enrol anytime|
|Duration:||Self paced 1-2 years (eg. 26 hours a week complete in 1 year, 13 hours a week complete in 2 years)|
|Assessment:||Written assignments, oral presentations and online tests|
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The Tocal College Diploma of Agriculture (AHC50116) is designed for farm owners, managers and employees, and agricultural service providers to develop planning and management skills.
The course aims to develop knowledge and skills in:
- Property planning and resource management
- Production and financial management
- Work health and safety.
For information on the course structure and units/subjects available see the Diploma of Agriculture course guide.
If you are already employed or have experience in agriculture you may be eligible to gain part or all of this qualification based on skills or experience you already have. See Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for more information.
Possible job roles for this qualification may include:
- Farm production manager
- Production unit manager
- Station/property manager.
This qualification opens opportunities for further study. Tocal College offers the Advanced Diploma of Agribusiness Management and also has a partnership with the University of new England. Through this partnership you can apply for direct credit transfer of units towards a Bachelor Degree in Agricultural Production and Management (Agrifood Systems). Several other universities also grant credit on a case-by-case basis towards degree qualifications.
For information on students rights and responsibilities, and the Tocal College Code of Practice see Industry qualification student policies.
To discuss your study options further contact:
Noeleen Clarke, Education Officer
Tocal Agricultural Centre, Paterson NSW 2421
Phone: 02 4939 8982
The online Diploma program at Tocal College will not be processing applications in online Diploma qualifications from 18 December 2017 until 26 January 2018 (inclusive).
You can still apply to enrol in a Diploma qualification during this period, and your application will be processed after 29 January 2018.
To apply for this course please click on the Apply option below.
An Education Officer will be in contact with you.
Once you have been contacted by our Education Officer you will be directed to complete the enrolment process and pay for your course.