Updating Results

Certificate III in Agriculture

  • Certificate

Love to work outdoors? A Certificate III in Agriculture is a great way to gain in-demand skills around Australia.

Key details

Degree Type
Certificate
Duration
12 months full-time, 24 months part-time
Course Code
AHC30116
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Feb, Jul

About this course

Land a career that matters

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.

Entry requirements

You must be at least 16 years of age. No academic prerequisites are needed for entry

Study locations

Epping

Career pathways

Build skills and gain knowledge that will help you succeed in the $30 billion food and fibre industry.

  • Station Manager
  • Livestock Transport Driver
  • Farm Hand
  • Station Hand
  • Farm Manager
  • Farm Operator

Credit for prior study or work

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.