This qualification provides a general introduction to the agriculture industry. It outlines the skills and knowledge required for general jobs in rural and regional Australia. It could lead to further study or employment in agriculture or other rural and regional sectors. With this qualification you may be able to carry out job roles such as:

  • Assistant animal attendant/stockperson
  • Assistant farm or station hand
  • Assistant farm or station worker
  • Assistant farm or station labourer.
  • Basics skills in my interest area of farming, these might include dairy, beef, wool, sheep, cropping or mixed farming
  • How a farm operates
  • How to stay safe and healthy in the workplace
  • The skills employers value in young workers.
  • Learn how to use farming equipment
  • Learn how to prepare and exhibit an animal for an agricultural show
  • Visit a farm
  • Take part in an agricultural show.
Has an interest in farming and agriculture, you’re interested in further study, and you’d like to work outdoors.

Course Overview

You have

  • An interest in agriculture

VET course

Certificate II in Agriculture

May lead to

  • Further study
  • Work in farming/agriculture or other areas of interest.