Students will gain the skills and knowledge to take responsibility for the day to day operational management of a pastoral farming production system. This qualification is targeted at people who are experienced workers in the agriculture industry and are looking to move into, or are at, a management level position in an agricultural production enterprise.
This outdoors-based qualification will prepare you for a career in agriculture. Covering a wide range of skills, you also have the added benefit of on-farm, practical assessments, as well as gaining an understanding of pastoral farming systems, practical capabilities and the key inputs into farming systems.
In any workplace, you need to be able to operate safely. You will learn general health & safety as well as tractor safety, and cover topics such as quad bikes, two-wheelers, chainsaws, water systems; wooden, wire and electric fencing and repair; and tractor implements. This programme provides hands-on learning to help you on the farm.