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Qualification Description

This qualification provides a general vocational outcome in agriculture. The qualification enables individuals to select a livestock production, cropping or livestock context as a job focus or, in the case of mixed farming enterprises, both cropping and livestock.

Individuals with this qualification carry out routine tasks under general supervision and exercise limited autonomy with some accountability for their own work. Job roles vary across industry sectors and may include:

  • Assistant animal attendant/stockperson
  • Assistant farm or station hand
  • Assistant farm or station worker
  • Assistant farm or station labourer

Units of Competency - Core

AHCWHS201 - Participate in Work Health and Safety Processes

AHCWRK204 - Work Effectively in the Industry

AHCWRK209 - Participate in Environmentally Sustainable Work Practices

Units  of Competency - ELECTIVE

AHCBIO201 - Inspect and clean machinery for plant, animal and soil material

AHCCHM201 - Apply chemicals under supervision

AHCINF202 - Install, maintain and repair farm fencing

AHCLSK205 - Handle livestock using basic techniques

AHCLSK206 - Identify and mark livestock

AHCLSK207 - Load and unload livestock

AHCLSK208 - Monitor livestock to parturition

AHCLSK209 - Monitor water supplies

AHCLSK210 - Muster and move livestock

AHCLSK211 - Provide feed for livestock

AHCPMG201 - Treat weeds

AHCWRK205 - Participate in workplace communications

TLID1001 - Shift materials safely using manual handling methods

AHCLSK213 - Clean out production sheds

AHCPHT201 - Plant horticultural crops

If the above electives do not suit your business needs, speak to our Business Development Manager who can tailor your business's specific training needs.