Course Description

Whether you are just starting your career in agriculture or want to build on your existing knowledge, this course will give you a comprehensive set of practical skills, as well as the chance to specialise in a particular type of farming.

The Certificate III in Agriculture will teach you:

  • Farming basics and agriculture essentials, including dealing with different weather conditions and managing sustainability and production records.
  • How to use and maintain farming machinery, tools and equipment.
  • How to use chemicals safely and manage biosecurity threats

You’ll then choose to specialise in one of these areas: Livestock, crops or mixed livestock and crops.

The Certificate III in Agriculture has been designed in consultation with experts working in the industry, so you can be sure that the skills and techniques you learn will be relevant when you enter the workplace. The course includes core skills that are relevant across the agriculture industry and applicable to a range of sectors.

This agriculture course includes a work placement. This will give you the chance to gain hands-on experience in a farm setting and put the theory you learn on the course into practice.

This course involves work placement that currently needs to be undertaken in Australia. More information available in our FAQs

If you are an existing worker or have experience in the related industry, please inform our enrolment consultants during your enrolment conversation as you may be eligible to enrol as an existing worker and may be able to complete your studies faster.

Potential career outcomes

  • Crop farm worker or station hand
  • Livestock farm worker or station hand
  • Mixed livestock and crop farm worker or station hand