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AHC51419

Diploma of Agribusiness Management

Develop your career in the agribusiness industry with this high-level course and gain the advanced skills and knowledge needed to become an agribusiness manager.

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NEXT START DATE 11 Jul 2022
STUDY LOCATIONS Darling Downs and South West
WAYS TO STUDY On Campus
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Concession
$3,060
Subsidised
$3,890
Full Fee
$6,660
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Course overview

The agriculture and food processing industry has always played an important role in Australia's economy. According to the Australian Government's MySkills service, the industry employs over 729,000 people and contributes more than $58.2 billion to the economy. New technologies including GPS guided tractors, computerised irrigation systems, and agricultural drones are changing the farming landscape in Australia.

This course focuses on the administration and management aspect of farms, stations and rural businesses. You will learn how to plan and monitor livestock and crop production services, market your products and services, and prepare and monitor budgets and finanical reports. You can also learn how to develop farm and business plans, climate risk management strategies, and sustainable land strategies.

Upon successful completion of this course you will have the skills and knowledge needed to become an agribusiness manager or administrator.

What can I do?

  • Property Manager
  • Production Unit Manager/Administrator
  • Farm Manager/Administrator
  • Station Manager
  • Agribusiness Manager/Administrator

Course outcome:

AHC51419 Diploma of Agribusiness Management

Innovative teaching staff

Our courses are delivered by passionate industry experts with years of experience in the agricultural sector. Our teachers understand the manual aspects of the job and are ahead of the game in innovation and technology, preparing your for the future of farming in Australia.

Recognition of experience

Your years of industry experience count for something. With our Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) we can help you fill in your gaps in knowledge to upgrade or gain your qualification faster.

What you will study.

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 7 elective units from the list below. 

  • UNIT CODE
  • UNIT NAME

  • UNIT CODE
  • AHCAGB519
    Plan and monitor production processes
    UNIT CODE :
    AHCAGB519
    Unit description :
    This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to plan and monitor production processes, including identifying the production processes required to achieve targets; establishing production targets for each enterprise and each product, crop, herd or flock; and monitoring and evaluating production processes.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Plan and monitor production processes

  • UNIT CODE
  • AHCBUS516
    Develop and review a business plan
    UNIT CODE :
    AHCBUS516
    Unit description :
    This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and review a business plan.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Develop and review a business plan

  • UNIT CODE
  • AHCBUS517
    Monitor and review business performance
    UNIT CODE :
    AHCBUS517
    Unit description :
    This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to monitor and review business performance.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Monitor and review business performance

Ways to study
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Toowoomba
11 Jul 2022
1 year
Self-paced
Workplace
  • Concession: $3,060
  • Subsidised: $3,890
  • Full fee: $6,660

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Diploma of Agribusiness Management (AHC51419)

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Diploma of Agribusiness Management

COURSE CODE: AHC51419
Payment Options

How can I pay for this course?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what’s right for you, get in touch. We’re here to help. 

Payment plan

If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Upfront payment

This may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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VET Student Loan - $16,221 cap

This is an interest-free personal loan from the Australian Government that provides eligible students access to capped funding to help pay for their studies.

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Important Information

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Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria

This course is best suited to those who have extensive experience in the rural industry, or are currently working on properties whilst studying. Those without experience will be required to discuss this course with our teaching team prior to enrolment, and/or might like to consider the Certificate III in Rural Operations.

Resources Required

It is recommended that you have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system Connect, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. This equipment and software is available for use at all TAFE Queensland locations.

You will be provided with a recommended reading list and/or required textbooks during orientation or at the start of each unit. The purchase of these resources may incur additional costs, or you may be able to borrow them from the TAFE Queensland library network.

You are responsible for meeting the minimum occupational health and safety requirements in practical classes. This includes having access to and wearing appropriate attire including cotton long sleeved shirts and trousers, safety footwear compliant with the Australian Standard AS 2210, safety glasses, and a broad brimmed hat. If you are completing horse related units, you may also be required to have access to your own safety helmet (compliant with Australian Standard AS/NZS 3838), appropriate riding boots, relevant tack (including farrier equipment), and horses suitable for practical classes. More details will be provided after enrolment or during orientation.

You are also required to bring personal stationary, sunscreen and a water bottle.

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Pathways

University Pathways.

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

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  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • Federation University
  • University of Southern Queensland

How to Apply

Direct application

If you're ready to get started, simply hit the Apply Now button on your preferred course information page and get your application underway online. 

Apply through QTAC

You can apply to study this course through the Queensland Tertiary Admission Centre (QTAC). You will need to submit your application on the QTAC website. It will be assessed, and if you are successful you will receive an offer directly through QTAC. You will need to accept your offer from QTAC before enrolling with TAFE Queensland.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers

Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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