AHC40116 Certificate IV in Agriculture
AHC40116 Certificate IV in Agriculture is part of the Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training Package.
This course is aimed at those people who wish to work at a supervisory level in the Agricultural industry. It is workplace-based, which means TasTAFE trainers visit students on their worksite every 4 to 8 weeks to assess progress.
If you are not currently in a suitable workplace TasTAFE staff may be able to assist you in doing this.
This qualification would suit:
- People looking for a change in career.
- People currently working in Agriculture at a supervisory level and wanting to gain a qualification
- People who have completed some units of the Certificate III or IV in Agriculture and now wanting the entire qualification
- People who need to gain skills to satisfy various industry licensing requirements.
- People wishing to progress their career in the Agriculture sector
If you wish to gain skills by completing selected units please contact the Team, by calling 1300 655 307, for more information.
Depending on how you completed this training, further study or career options may include:
- Students who complete selected units only, may enrol in the entire Certificate IV in Agriculture
- Full or part-time training that leads to a Certificate IV in Agriculture.
- Qualified Agriculture Worker.
Dates and Times
- Rolling Intake
- Duration: varies depending on units selected, predominately on the job
- Information Session: Tuesday, 21 November 2017 – 10am to 11am
- Venue: G Block, Alanvale Campus, Alanvale Road, Newnham
- Contact us on 1300 655 307 to express your interest
- You must either be employed in industry or have access to a property to complete the practical component of training
- Next Intake: 2018
- Information Week: 20 – 24 November 2017 – Open Information Foyer
- Venue: E Block, Burnie Campus, Mooreville Road, Burnie
- Contact us on 1300 655 307 to register your interest
This course is for people who are currently employed in the Agriculture sector. Depending on you and your employers needs, learning may be on-the-job, off-the-job or a combination of both. Learning options will include:.
- On-the-job – training in your workplace
- Off-the-job – Learning will be in TasTAFE, or in an appropriate venue
- Demonstrations – to show you how to do things
- Learning Guides – Books that contain information to help with your learning
- DVDs and Videos – Resources that give you extra support and information
- Classroom learning for theory
- One-on-one mentoring.
Throughout all assessments, Occupational Health & Safety procedures must be followed. Options for assessment will include:
- Short written assessment – question and answer style test
- Projects – group or individual, may be practical or research based
- Assignments – research topic and provide a written response
- Practical – you will be observed doing tasks
- All students may be assessed in the workplace
- If required, other assessment methods may be used for students (eg verbal tests instead of short written tests)
- Testimonials from supervisor
- Photographic and other media evidence
- Assessment methods will be negotiated using a variety and or combination of the above methods.
For further details please refer to www.tastafe.tas.edu.au/future/recognition/
Fees and Payments
For further details please refer to www.tastafe.tas.edu.au/future/fees-and-payments/
The Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management training package (ACH40116) units you will be studying will be made clear before you start your course. We will discuss these in our Information Session, and you will also find them in the:
- Induction booklet that is provided to all students
- Training Plan for Trainees and Apprentices.
Employees entering Certificate IV in Agriculture may be in a Supervisors position already or alternatively may have worked in the Industry for several years and wish to develop their skills further
Work undertaken by Agricultural supervisors can include:
- Supervising and training staff
- Supervising work routines
- Supervising machinery maintenance
- Managing budgets
- Scheduling irrigation
- Establishing and harvesting crops
Support is available to help students who may have difficulty meeting the above requirements. Some of these skills may be improved through the learning process.
If required, other assessment methods may be used for students (eg verbal tests instead of short written tests).
To successfully achieve AHC40116 Certificate IV in Agriculture, 12 units must be completed, 1 core and 11 electives.