Love to work outdoors? A Certificate III in Agriculture is a great way to gain in-demand skills around Australia. Help secure a sustainable future for a growing population with practical skills in livestock breeding, crop harvesting and establishing pastures.Harvest valuable skills
From biology and chemistry to geology and pedology, studying agriculture means you touch on multiple disciplines in a practical way. You'll learn how to operate machinery like tractors and skid steers, as well as develop a deep understanding of best practice in farm operations.Cultivate industry connections
You'll learn from teachers who are experts in wool, sheep and beef production. You'll also have the opportunity to participate in the Show Steer category at the Royal Agricultural Society (RAS) Royal Melbourne Show.Secure a high yield job
Build skills and gain knowledge that will help you succeed in the $30 billion food and fibre industry. This course is delivered at our Epping campus and Yan Yean Farm training complex using high quality agricultural equipment and amenities.
Build skills and gain knowledge that will help you succeed in the $30 billion food and fibre industry.
You can seek Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) where your work experience or qualifications of an advanced and related nature have been undertaken. RPL is individually assessed based on evidence submitted by the student to the teaching department. Applications for RPL will be assessed by relevant Melbourne Polytechnic trainers, academics and where appropriate, industry experts.