AHC20110 CERTIFICATE II IN AGRICULTURE INFORMATION for Students
This qualification provides an entry level occupational outcome in Agriculture.
The qualification allows students to select a livestock production or cropping context as a job focus or, in the case of mixed farming enterprises, both.
The course will be classroom based and conducted for 2 ½ days per week for 26 weeks
Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:
- Assistant animal attendant/stockperson
- Assistant Farm or Station hand
- Assistant Farm or Station worker
- Assistant Farm or Station labourer
Pathways into the qualification
This qualification can be achieved without any previous training. Completion of the Cotton Industry Skill Set will provide credit in this qualification.
Pathways from the qualification
Further training pathways from this qualification include, but are not limited to, Certificate III in Agriculture (Dairy Production), Certificate III in Pork Production, Certificate III in Horse Breeding.
This qualification is also suitable for an Australian Apprenticeship.
There is no direct link between this qualification and licensing, legislative and/or regulatory requirements. However, an individual unit of competency may specify relevant licensing, legislative and/or regulatory requirements.
for students who are NOT job seekers registered with Jobs Australia Enterprise.
There are no entry requirements for this qualification.
During the course students are encouraged to acquire the following skills:
Employability Skills Summary
|Communication||Listening and understandingReading and interpreting workplace related documentationWriting to audience needsApplying numeracy skills to workplace requirementsEstablishing/using networks|
|Teamwork||Working as an individual and a team member|
|Problem-solving||Showing interdependence and initiative in identifying problemsSolving problems individually or in teamsApplying a range of strategies in problem solvingUsing numeracy skills to solve problems|
|Initiative and enterprise||Adapting to new situationsBeing creative in response to workplace challengesIdentifying opportunities that might not be obvious to othersGenerating a range of options in response to workplace matters|
|Planning and organising||Collecting analysing and organising informationBeing appropriately resourcefulTaking initiative and making decisions within workplace roleDetermining or applying required resourcesAdapting resource allocations to cope with contingencies|
|Self-management||Taking responsibility at the appropriate level|
|Learning||Learning in order to accommodate change|
|Technology||Using technology and related workplace equipmentUsing basic technology skills|
Packaging Rules for AHC20110 Certificate II in Agriculture
Completion of seventeen (17) units made up of two (2) core units and fifteen (15) elective units.
|AHCOHS201A||Participate in OHS processes|
|AHCWRK209A||Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices|
|AHCLSK209A||Monitor water supplies|
|AHCCHM201A||Apply chemicals under supervision|
|AHCINF201A||Carry out basic electric fencing operations|
|AHCINF202A||Install, maintain and repair fencing|
|AHCPMG202A||Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders|
|AHCWRK204A||Work effectively in the industry|
|AHCWRK205A||Participate in workplace communications|
|TLID1001A||Shift materials safely using manual handling methods|
|AHCIRG205A||Maintain gravity-fed irrigation systems|
|AHCPHT201A||Plant horticultural crops|
|AHCVPT201A||Clear features that harbour pest animals|
|AHCSAW201A||Conduct erosion and sediment control activities|
|AHCSOL201A||Determine basic properties of soil and/or growing media|
|AHCBIO201A||Inspect and clean machinery for plant, animal and soil material|
|AHCBIO202A||Follow site quarantine procedures|