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Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management AHC

Overview

Commencements

Availability & Duration

Australian School-based Apprenticeships

Overview

These qualifications cover rural and related industries including animal and crop farming, horticulture, conservation and farm management.

‘Animal Care and Management’, ’Seafood Industry’ and ‘Australian Meat Industry’ are associated industries.

Quick facts

The information provided here includes the most recent changes from the AHC (release1.1) Training Package.

The Agriculture Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training Package (release 1.1) contains over 97 qualifications and 46 Skills Sets.

Registered Training Organisations can access the full details of this Training Package from the
training.gov.au website.

 

Career information

Qualification and job outcome information is also presented in a Job Pathway Chart.

For specific industry information click here.

More detail of how training works can be accessed here: for employers; for potential employees.

Use the My Skills site to search for Registered Training Organisations registered to deliver courses. Each State and Territory separately approves Registered Training Organisations to deliver apprenticeships and traineeships in their jurisdiction.

Qualifications Summary

AHC20116 - Certificate II in Agriculture

Appropriate entry level training for a range of job roles in agriculture. It enables individuals to select a livestock production or cropping context as a job focus or, in the case of mixed farming enterprises, both.

AHC20316 - Certificate II in Production Horticulture

The qualification enables individuals to select a tree cropping, vegetable or berry production, grape growing or mushroom production context as a job focus, or a mixture in the case of mixed enterprises.

AHC20416 - Certificate II in Horticulture

This qualification covers a range of work functions and job roles that can lead to a horticultural trade qualification.

AHC20516 - Certificate II in Arboriculture

Suitable training those undertaking ange of ground-based tree work activities.

AHC20616 - Certificate II in Parks and Gardens

This training is for those who work in parks and gardens. 

AHC20716 - Certificate II in Production Nursery

Appropriate training for those who work in the production nursery industry.

AHC20816 - Certificate II in Retail Nursery

Suitable training for those who work in a retail nursery industry. 

AHC20916 - Certificate II in Sports Turf Management

This qualification provides an occupational outcome in green-keeping for the sports turf industry.

AHC21016 - Certificate II in Conservation and Land Management

This qualification provides an occupational outcome in conservation and land management. It covers Indigenous land management, conservation earthworks, lands, parks and wildlife or natural area management context as a job focus or a mix of these.

AHC21116 - Certificate II in Irrigation

Suitable for supervised entry-level workers in the irrigation industry. It covers the areas of irrigation installation and irrigation operations.

AHC21216 - Certificate II in Rural Operations

This qualification provides an occupational outcome for a range of  industries and agencies in rural and regional Australia.

AHC21316 - Certificate II in Shearing

This is the entry level qualification for novice level shearers. It recognises the work of a novice shearer who is able to shear a minimum of 40 adult merino sheep or 50 adult crossbred sheep per day to an acceptable industry standard. 

AHC21416 - Certificate II in Wool Handling

 This qualification provides an entry level occupational outcome in wool handling. 

AHC21516 - Certificate II in Floriculture

Suitable training for those who grow flowers.

AHC21616 - Certificate II in Landscaping

 This qualification provides an occupational outcome in landscaping.

AHC21716 - Certificate II in Permaculture

This qualification provides an occupational outcome in permaculture. It provides a range of technical skills and knowledge in supporting food growing programs and community programs and is suited to learners with an interest in permaculture as a practical solution for sustainable living.

AHC30116 - Certificate III in Agriculture

This 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. They perform tasks involving a broad range of skilled applications applied in a wide variety of contexts, which may involve application of some discretion and judgement.

AHC30216 - Certificate III in Agriculture (Dairy Production)

This qualification provides training for those performing the role of a dairy farmhand.

AHC30416 - Certificate III in Pork Production

This qualification is suitable for those working as piggery attendants.

AHC30516 - Certificate III in Poultry Production

This qualification provides an occupational outcome in the poultry industry for poultry hands.

AHC30616 - Certificate III in Production Horticulture

This qualification in production horticulture provides for job roles in areas such as tree cropping, vegetable or berry production, grape growing or mushroom production or a mixture.

AHC30716 - Certificate III in Horticulture

This qualification provides general training in amenity horticulture, meaning growing plants for recreational or ornamental purposes. It is NOT a suitable pathway for horticultural trades.

AHC30816 - Certificate III in Arboriculture

This qualification provides specialised knowledge and skills to undertake skilled work as an arborist in the arboriculture industry. It covers both ground-based workers and those working at heights.


AHC30916 - Certificate III in Landscape Construction

This qualification provides a general vocational outcome in landscape construction.

AHC31016 - Certificate III in Parks and Gardens

Suitable training for those who work in parks and gardens.

AHC31116 - Certificate III in Production Nursery

This is the qualification that provides a general vocational outcome for a nurseryperson working in a production nursery. 

AHC31216 - Certificate III in Retail Nursery

This qualification provides a general vocational outcome for a retail nursery or garden centre sales assistant.

AHC31316 - Certificate III in Sports Turf Management

This qualification provides a general vocational outcome in greenkeeping in the sports turf industry.

AHC31416 - Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management

This qualification provides training in the conservation and land management industry in areas such as Indigenous land management, lands, parks and wildlife or a natural area management context or a mix of these.

AHC31516 - Certificate III in Indigenous Land Management

This qualification provides a vocational outcome required for an Indigenous land worker operating within Aboriginal Communities, following Community protocols and using a mix of traditional and contemporary land management strategies.

AHC31616 - Certificate III in Lands, Parks and Wildlife

Suitable training for national parks and wildlife workers who are responsible for conducting a number of functions focusing on the maintenance of natural environments, park infrastructure and services, and stakeholder management. National parks workers will carry out a number of duties to protect, enhance and manage natural environments, recreational and cultural assets. 

AHC31716 - Certificate III in Natural Area Restoration

This qualification provides vocational outcomes for workers in the conservation and land management industry undertaking natural area restoration work such as revegetation and land rehabilitation.

AHC31810 - Certificate III in Vertebrate Pest Management

This qualification provides training in vertebrate pest management. May be known as a Feral Animal Control Officer.

AHC31910 - Certificate III in Weed Management

This qualification provides general training in weed management.

AHC32016 - Certificate III in Beekeeping

This qualification covers bee keeping.

AHC32116 - Certificate III in Commercial Seed Processing

Suitable training for workers in commercial seed cleaning, grading and processing plants.

AHC32216 - Certificate III in Commercial Composting

This qualification provides a general vocational outcome for a person working in a commercial composting business. 

AHC32316 - Certificate III in Conservation Earthworks

This qualification applies to those individuals constructing earthworks on rural properties and rural land. 

AHC32416 - Certificate III in Irrigation

Suitable for thsoe who are training to become installation or operations technicians within the irrigation industry.

AHC32516 - Certificate III in Aboriginal Sites Work

This qualification enables individuals to undertake work associated with inspecting, documenting and maintaining Aboriginal cultural and heritage sites. It enables individuals to operate under recognised, appropriate cultural supervision to undertake work associated with inspecting, documenting and maintaining Aboriginal cultural and heritage sites. It is recommended that participants undertaking this qualification seek the endorsement of their local Aboriginal Community and local Aboriginal leadership before commencing this qualification.

AHC32616 - Certificate III in Rural Machinery Operations

This qualification provides a general vocational outcome in the operation and maintenance of agricultural plant.

AHC32716 - Certificate III in Rural Merchandising

A suitable qualification for those who work rural merchandising.

AHC32816 - Certificate III in Rural Operations

This qualification provides an occupational outcome in agriculture, horticulture and conservation land management and at least one and up to four other related industries.

AHC32916 - Certificate III in Shearing

This qualification is for shearing at the professional level. This requires a high standard of workmanship at a rate of at least 120 adult merino sheep or 140 adult crossbred sheep per day.

AHC33016 - Certificate III in Wool Clip Preparation

This is a specialist wool classing qualification for owner classers and enables them to apply for registration with AWEX Ltd as an Owner Classer.

AHC33116 - Certificate III in Advanced Wool Handling

This is specialist training for wool handling roles and allows individuals who are already working in the wool handling industry to develop further skills and knowledge in order to fulfil specialist roles in the organisation. 

AHC33216 - Certificate III in Floriculture

Suitable for those working in the commercial flower growing (floriculture) industry.

AHC33316 - Certificate III in Feedlot Operations

This qualification provides an occupational outcome in beef cattle feedlot operations. Electives must be chosen to cover a feedlot maintenance, pen riding, or feeding and milling stream.

AHC33416 - Certificate III in Seed Production

This qualification reflects the roles of workers on commercial seed production properties who grow crops within strict certification guidelines.

AHC33516 - Certificate III in Seed Testing

Suitable training for workers who perform a range of tests on seed in seed laboratories who work under the supervision of senior seed analysts. 

AHC33616 - Certificate III in Pest Management

This qualification is for pest management field officers, vertebrate pest management field officers and spray operators in the pest management industry. It also covers those who work in weed management as well as vertebrate pest management in conservation, land management, horticulture and agriculture settings.

AHC33816 - Certificate III in Permaculture

This qualification relates to those individuals who work either independently or in teams to establish and maintain permaculture systems for private clients, organisations or community entities. It is suited to learners who wish to work at the skilled tradesman level within permaculture projects and enterprises, and may involve supervision of others and working with people of diverse backgrounds and abilities.

AHC40116 - Certificate IV in Agriculture

Suitable training for supervisors or team leaders in the agriculture industry.

AHC40316 - Certificate IV in Production Horticulture

Suitable for those who wish to develop post-trade skills and knowledge to become specialists within the production horticulture industry. It is designed to meet the needs of supervisors or team leaders in the production horticulture industry.

AHC40416 - Certificate IV in Horticulture

This qualification covers post-trade skills and knowledge across a broad coverage of the industry. 

AHC40516 - Certificate IV in Parks and Gardens

Appropriate training for individuals to develop post-trade skills and knowledge to become a senior or head gardener.

AHC40616 - Certificate IV in Production Nursery

A post-trade qualification for specialists within the production nursery industry. 

AHC40716 - Certificate IV in Retail Nursery

This qualification provides post-trade skills and knowledge for people to become specialists within the retail nursery industry.

AHC40816 - Certificate IV in Sports Turf Management

This qualification allows individuals to develop post-trade skills and knowledge to become specialists within the turf industry. 

AHC40916 - Certificate IV in Conservation and Land Management

This qualification allows individuals to become specialists within the conservation and land management industry in areas such as Indigenous land management, natural area restoration, conservation earthworks or lands and, parks and wildlife.

AHC41016 - Certificate IV in Agribusiness

Suitable for people wishing to develop agribusiness skills and knowledge within the agriculture and production horticulture industry. 

AHC41116 - Certificate IV in Irrigation

This qualification reflects the technical and supervisory skills and knowledge required to operate as supervisors and specialists within the irrigation industry.

AHC41316 - Certificate IV in Wool Classing

This is a specialist wool classing qualification for wool classers and enables them to apply for registration with AWEX Ltd. as a professional Australian wool classer.

AHC41416 - Certificate IV in Seed Production

This training is designed to meet the needs of supervisors or team leaders in the seed production industry.

AHC41516 - Certificate IV in Seed Testing

This qualification reflects the roles of senior seed analysts who perform a range of advanced tests on seed in seed laboratories and may supervise the work of seed analysts.

AHC41616 - Certificate IV in Organic Farming

Appropriate training for supervisors or team leaders working in the organic agriculture industry.

AHC41716 - Certificate IV in Pest Management

This qualification provides occupation outcomes for supervisors and senior field officers in the pest management sector. It covers those who work in weed management as well as vertebrate pest management in a range of settings including conservation, land management, agriculture, horticulture and parks and gardens.

AHC41916 - Certificate IV in Arboriculture

Appropriate training that covers a range of specialised knowledge and skills for supervising arborists. 

AHC42016 - Certificate IV in Landscape

This qualification allows individuals to develop post-trade skills and knowledge to become specialists within the landscape industry. It is designed to meet the needs of supervisors or team leaders.

AHC42116 - Certificate IV in Permaculture

Suitable training for project supervisors and designers for private clients or organisations who require high level permaculture design skills, and knowledge in a broad range of areas in keeping with permaculture’s multi-disciplinary nature. They may be involved in supervising individuals and teams of people on urban and rural work sites and in community projects.

AHC42216 - Certificate IV in Shearing Contracting

This qualification focuses on the skills and knowledge required to run a shearing contracting business.

AHC50116 - Diploma of Agriculture

This qualification reflects the role of personnel working on farms and stations who manage enterprise production units and employees and sole operators of agribusinesses who provide crop production advice and services to production enterprises.

AHC50216 - Diploma of Pork Production

Appropriate training for those performing the job role of piggery manager.

AHC50316 - Diploma of Production Horticulture

This qualification can be contextualised for a tree cropping, vegetable, berry or flower production or mushroom production context as a job focus or, in the case of mixed enterprises, both.

AHC50416 - Diploma of Horticulture

Suitable for those who manage amenity horticultural enterprises.

AHC50516 - Diploma of Arboriculture

This qualification provides occupation outcomes with integrated knowledge and skills for skilled or paraprofessional work and as a pathway for further learning required for consulting arborists in the arboriculture industry.

AHC50616 - Diploma of Landscape Design

This is a specialist qualification for landscape designers.

AHC50716 - Diploma of Parks and Gardens Management

 A qualification for those who manage private parks and gardens or personnel working in local government as parks managers.

AHC50816 - Diploma of Production Nursery Management

Suitable training for those who manage commercial production nursery enterprises.

AHC50910 - Diploma of Retail Nursery Management

Appropriate for those who manage garden centres, retail nurseries and plant sales outlets.

AHC50916 - Diploma of Retail Nursery Management

Appropriate training for those who manage garden centres, retail nurseries and plant sales outlets.

AHC51016 - Diploma of Sports Turf Management

This diploma applies to curators, golf course superintendents, sports turf managers, senior bowling greenkeepers and turf consultants.

AHC51116 - Diploma of Conservation and Land Management

This training reflects the role of personnel working in management positions with technical level skills in conservation and land management roles.

AHC51216 - Diploma of Community Coordination and Facilitation

Suitable training for personnel working in community coordination and facilitation, which focuses on fostering, promoting and supporting community development, particularly in rural communities that are engaged in land management activities.

AHC51316 - Diploma of Pest Management

This qualification provides occupation outcomes for senior officers and managers in the pest management sector. Work functions cover planning, coordinating, managing and completing small to large scale pest management programs and may include participating in emergency operations such as disease outbreak or natural disasters.

AHC51416 - Diploma of Agribusiness Management

Appropriate training for people working on farms, stations and related rural businesses involved in administering and managing those businesses.

AHC51513 - Diploma of Viticulture

This qualification is designed to meet the needs of managers in the viticulture industry.

AHC51616 - Diploma of Irrigation Management

This qualification reflects the skills and knowledge required to operate as an irrigation business manager.

AHC51816 - Diploma of Organic Farming

Suitable for personnel working within an organic farming enterprise who manage enterprise production units, manage the certification and continued compliance with organic standards and develop and maintain organic produce supply chains.

AHC52016 - Diploma of Landscape Project Management

This is a specialist qualification for landscape project managers.

AHC52116 - Diploma of Permaculture

This qualification provides training for individuals who work in a leadership capacity for organisations, groups or enterprises. They require a whole system approach to planning, designing, managing and implementing integrated permaculture projects and programs, permaculture community programs, and the operation of permaculture enterprises.

AHC60216 - Advanced Diploma of Horticulture

This qualification reflects the roles of individuals working in management roles in horticulture.

AHC60316 - Advanced Diploma of Agribusiness Management

A suitable qualification for individuals working in a range of agribusinesses. The training has been contextualised for the agribusiness sector and reflect the need for agribusiness specific management expertise in planning and analysis, financial and human resource management together with an emphasis on sustainability.

AHC60415 - Advanced Diploma of Conservation and Land Management

This qualification reflects the roles of individuals working in regional and senior management roles in conservation and land management.

Note: Employers should be aware that this information is provided as a guide only to the content and use of the Training Package. Employers should seek advice from an Australian Apprenticeship Support Network (Apprenticeship Network) provider or Registered Training Organisation for more detail.

Commencements
  NSW VIC QLD WA SA TAS ACT NT
AHC20416 - Certificate II in Horticulture
Annual Commencements 10 0 10 0 0 0 0 0
AHC30216 - Certificate III in Agriculture (Dairy Production)
Annual Commencements 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0
AHC30716 - Certificate III in Horticulture
Annual Commencements 10 0 0 0 15 0 0 0
AHC30916 - Certificate III in Landscape Construction
Annual Commencements 70 35 5 0 0 0 0 0
AHC31016 - Certificate III in Parks and Gardens
Annual Commencements 55 5 10 0 0 0 0 0
AHC31116 - Certificate III in Production Nursery
Annual Commencements 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
AHC31316 - Certificate III in Sports Turf Management
Annual Commencements 50 5 0 0 0 0 0 0
AHC33316 - Certificate III in Feedlot Operations
Annual Commencements 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Commencement data source: National Apprentices and Trainees collection (June 2017 estimates), NCVER rounded estimates for the 2016 calendar year. Qualifications with no recorded commencements may not appear. This data is for general information purposes only.

Availability and Duration
  NSW VIC QLD WA SA TAS ACT NT
AHC20116 - Certificate II in Agriculture
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

12 mths 12 mths 12 mths 12 mths 18 mths 15 mths 12 mths 12 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T T T * T T
AHC20316 - Certificate II in Production Horticulture
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

12 mths 12 mths 12 mths 12 mths 12 mths 12 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T T T * T
AHC20416 - Certificate II in Horticulture
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

12 mths 12 mths 12 mths 12 mths 18 mths 15 mths 12 mths 18 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T T T * T T
AHC20516 - Certificate II in Arboriculture
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

12 mths 12 mths 18 mths 12 mths 12 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T * T T
AHC20616 - Certificate II in Parks and Gardens
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

12 mths 12 mths 12 mths 12 mths 18 mths 12 mths 12 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T T T * T T
AHC20716 - Certificate II in Production Nursery
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

12 mths 12 mths 12 mths 18 mths 12 mths 12 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T T * T T
AHC20816 - Certificate II in Retail Nursery
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

12 mths 12 mths 12 mths 18 mths 12 mths 12 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T T * T T
AHC20916 - Certificate II in Sports Turf Management
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

12 mths 12 mths 12 mths 12 mths 18 mths 15 mths 12 mths 12 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T T T * T T
AHC21016 - Certificate II in Conservation and Land Management
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

18 mths 12 mths 12 mths 12 mths 18 mths 12 mths 18 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T T T * T T
AHC21116 - Certificate II in Irrigation
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

12 mths 12 mths 12 mths 12 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T * T
AHC21216 - Certificate II in Rural Operations
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

12 mths 12 mths 12 mths 18 mths 18 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T T * T
AHC21316 - Certificate II in Shearing
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

12 mths 12 mths 6 mths 12 mths 12 mths 12 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T T * T
AHC21416 - Certificate II in Wool Handling
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

12 mths 12 mths 6 mths 12 mths 12 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T T * T
AHC21516 - Certificate II in Floriculture
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

12 mths 12 mths 18 mths 12 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T * T
AHC21616 - Certificate II in Landscaping
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

12 mths 12 mths 12 mths 12 mths 18 mths 12 mths 12 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T T T * T T
AHC21716 - Certificate II in Permaculture
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

18 mths
Part Time
Classification * T
AHC30116 - Certificate III in Agriculture
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 12 mths 36 mths 24 mths 24 mths 36 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T T T * T T
AHC30216 - Certificate III in Agriculture (Dairy Production)
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 12 mths 36 mths 24 mths 24 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T T T * T
AHC30416 - Certificate III in Pork Production
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 36 mths 24 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T T * T
AHC30516 - Certificate III in Poultry Production
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 36 mths 24 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T T * T
AHC30616 - Certificate III in Production Horticulture
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 12 mths 36 mths 24 mths 24 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T T T * T
AHC30716 - Certificate III in Horticulture
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 12 mths 36 mths 24 mths 36 mths 36 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T T T * T T
AHC30816 - Certificate III in Arboriculture
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

36 mths 24 mths 36 mths 12 mths 36 mths 36 mths 36 mths 36 mths
Part Time
Classification T T A T T * A T
AHC30916 - Certificate III in Landscape Construction
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

48 mths 48 mths 36 mths 36 mths 48 mths 24 mths 48 mths 48 mths
Part Time
Classification A A A A T * A A
AHC31016 - Certificate III in Parks and Gardens
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

48 mths 36 mths 36 mths 36 mths 36 mths 48 mths 36 mths
Part Time
Classification A A A A T * A T
AHC31116 - Certificate III in Production Nursery
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

36 mths 48 mths 36 mths 36 mths 48 mths 48 mths 48 mths
Part Time
Classification A A A A T * A A
AHC31216 - Certificate III in Retail Nursery
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

36 mths 36 mths 36 mths 36 mths 36 mths 36 mths 36 mths
Part Time
Classification A A A A T * A T
AHC31316 - Certificate III in Sports Turf Management
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

48 mths 48 mths 36 mths 48 mths 48 mths 48 mths 48 mths 48 mths
Part Time
Classification A A A A T * A A
AHC31416 - Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 36 mths 24 mths 24 mths 36 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T T T * T T
AHC31516 - Certificate III in Indigenous Land Management
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 36 mths 24 mths 36 mths
Part Time
Classification T T * T T
AHC31616 - Certificate III in Lands, Parks and Wildlife
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 36 mths 24 mths 24 mths
Part Time
Classification T T * T T
AHC31716 - Certificate III in Natural Area Restoration
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 36 mths 24 mths 24 mths
Part Time
Classification T T * T T
AHC31810 - Certificate III in Vertebrate Pest Management
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

18 mths
Part Time
Classification T *
AHC31910 - Certificate III in Weed Management
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

18 mths
Part Time
Classification T *
AHC32016 - Certificate III in Beekeeping
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

18 mths 18 mths 18 mths 18 mths 18 mths 18 mths 18 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T T * T T
AHC32116 - Certificate III in Commercial Seed Processing
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 24 mths 24 mths
Part Time
Classification T T * T
AHC32216 - Certificate III in Commercial Composting
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 24 mths 24 mths
Part Time
Classification T T * T
AHC32316 - Certificate III in Conservation Earthworks
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

18 mths 36 mths 24 mths 24 mths
Part Time
Classification T T * T T
AHC32416 - Certificate III in Irrigation
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 12 mths 36 mths 24 mths 36 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T T T * T
AHC32516 - Certificate III in Aboriginal Sites Work
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths
Part Time
Classification * T
AHC32616 - Certificate III in Rural Machinery Operations
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 36 mths 24 mths
Part Time
Classification T T * T
AHC32716 - Certificate III in Rural Merchandising
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 12 mths 24 mths 24 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T T T * T
AHC32816 - Certificate III in Rural Operations
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 18 mths 36 mths 24 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T T T * T
AHC32916 - Certificate III in Shearing
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

12 mths 18 mths 24 mths 9 mths 24 mths 24 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T T * T
AHC33016 - Certificate III in Wool Clip Preparation
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 9 mths 36 mths 36 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T * T
AHC33116 - Certificate III in Advanced Wool Handling
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

12 mths 12 mths 24 mths 9 mths 18 mths 18 mths 18 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T T T * T
AHC33216 - Certificate III in Floriculture
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 36 mths 36 mths 36 mths
Part Time
Classification T A T * T
AHC33316 - Certificate III in Feedlot Operations
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 18 mths 36 mths 24 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T * T
AHC33416 - Certificate III in Seed Production
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 24 mths
Part Time
Classification T * T
AHC33516 - Certificate III in Seed Testing
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

30 mths 30 mths
Part Time
Classification T * T
AHC33616 - Certificate III in Pest Management
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

36 mths 24 mths 24 mths
Part Time
Classification T * T T
AHC33816 - Certificate III in Permaculture
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

36 mths
Part Time
Classification * T
AHC40116 - Certificate IV in Agriculture
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 12 mths 36 mths 24 mths 36 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T T T * T
AHC40316 - Certificate IV in Production Horticulture
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 24 mths 12 mths 36 mths 24 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T T * T
AHC40416 - Certificate IV in Horticulture
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

36 mths 36 mths 12 mths 36 mths 24 mths 36 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T T * T
AHC40516 - Certificate IV in Parks and Gardens
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

12 mths 48 mths 48 mths
Part Time
Classification T T * T
AHC40616 - Certificate IV in Production Nursery
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

12 mths 48 mths 48 mths
Part Time
Classification T T * T
AHC40716 - Certificate IV in Retail Nursery
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

12 mths 36 mths 36 mths
Part Time
Classification T T * T
AHC40816 - Certificate IV in Sports Turf Management
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

12 mths 12 mths 48 mths 12 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T * T
AHC40916 - Certificate IV in Conservation and Land Management
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

30 mths 36 mths 24 mths 24 mths 48 mths 24 mths 24 mths 48 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T T T * T T
AHC41016 - Certificate IV in Agribusiness
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 36 mths 24 mths 24 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T T * T
AHC41116 - Certificate IV in Irrigation
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 24 mths 12 mths 24 mths 24 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T T * T
AHC41316 - Certificate IV in Wool Classing
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 24 mths 9 mths 48 mths 48 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T T * T
AHC41416 - Certificate IV in Seed Production
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 24 mths
Part Time
Classification T * T
AHC41516 - Certificate IV in Seed Testing
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 24 mths
Part Time
Classification T * T
AHC41616 - Certificate IV in Organic Farming
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 24 mths 24 mths
Part Time
Classification T T * T
AHC41716 - Certificate IV in Pest Management
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

36 mths
Part Time
Classification * T
AHC41916 - Certificate IV in Arboriculture
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 12 mths 36 mths
Part Time
Classification T T * T
AHC42016 - Certificate IV in Landscape
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

12 mths 36 mths
Part Time
Classification T * T
AHC42116 - Certificate IV in Permaculture
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

36 mths
Part Time
Classification * T
AHC42216 - Certificate IV in Shearing Contracting
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

12 mths 36 mths
Part Time
Classification T * T
AHC50116 - Diploma of Agriculture
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

48 mths 36 mths 48 mths
Part Time
Classification T * T
AHC50216 - Diploma of Pork Production
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

48 mths
Part Time
Classification * T
AHC50316 - Diploma of Production Horticulture
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

36 mths
Part Time
Classification * T
AHC50416 - Diploma of Horticulture
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

48 mths 36 mths 48 mths 36 mths
Part Time
Classification T * T T
AHC50516 - Diploma of Arboriculture
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

48 mths 48 mths
Part Time
Classification T * T
AHC50616 - Diploma of Landscape Design
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

48 mths 48 mths
Part Time
Classification T * T
AHC50716 - Diploma of Parks and Gardens Management
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

48 mths 48 mths
Part Time
Classification T * T
AHC50816 - Diploma of Production Nursery Management
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

48 mths 48 mths
Part Time
Classification T * T
AHC50910 - Diploma of Retail Nursery Management
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

48 mths
Part Time
Classification T *
AHC50916 - Diploma of Retail Nursery Management
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

48 mths
Part Time
Classification * T
AHC51016 - Diploma of Sports Turf Management
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

48 mths 48 mths 48 mths
Part Time
Classification T * T
AHC51116 - Diploma of Conservation and Land Management
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

48 mths 48 mths 36 mths 48 mths
Part Time
Classification T T * T
AHC51216 - Diploma of Community Coordination and Facilitation
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

48 mths 48 mths
Part Time
Classification T * T
AHC51316 - Diploma of Pest Management
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

48 mths 48 mths
Part Time
Classification T * T
AHC51416 - Diploma of Agribusiness Management
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

36 mths 36 mths
Part Time
Classification T * T
AHC51513 - Diploma of Viticulture
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

48 mths
Part Time
Classification * T
AHC51616 - Diploma of Irrigation Management
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

48 mths
Part Time
Classification * T
AHC51816 - Diploma of Organic Farming
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 24 mths
Part Time
Classification T * T
AHC52016 - Diploma of Landscape Project Management
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

36 mths
Part Time
Classification * T
AHC52116 - Diploma of Permaculture
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

36 mths
Part Time
Classification * T
AHC60216 - Advanced Diploma of Horticulture
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

48 mths
Part Time
Classification T *
AHC60316 - Advanced Diploma of Agribusiness Management
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

48 mths
Part Time
Classification T *
AHC60415 - Advanced Diploma of Conservation and Land Management
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

48 mths
Part Time
Classification T *

Legend: = Yes, = No, A = identified by the State or Territory as an Apprenticeship, T = identified by the State or Territory as a Traineeship, * = An approved qualification in Tasmania is available as an Apprenticeship/Traineeship.

Availability of Australian Apprenticeships and Nominal Duration (in months)
A Qualification registered by a State or Territory as available as an Australian Apprenticeship may not be eligible for public funding support, check with the relevant State or Territory Training Authority.

Nominal durations listed are for full time occuptations, stated in months. In some cases nominal durations provided may not include the completion of pre-requisites. This data is sourced from State and Territory Training Authorities and is provided for information only and must be confirmed with these authorities.

Australian School-based Apprenticeships
  NSW VIC QLD WA SA TAS ACT NT
AHC20116 - Certificate II in Agriculture
Availability
AHC20316 - Certificate II in Production Horticulture
Availability
AHC20416 - Certificate II in Horticulture
Availability
AHC20516 - Certificate II in Arboriculture
Availability
AHC20616 - Certificate II in Parks and Gardens
Availability
AHC20716 - Certificate II in Production Nursery
Availability
AHC20816 - Certificate II in Retail Nursery
Availability
AHC20916 - Certificate II in Sports Turf Management
Availability
AHC21016 - Certificate II in Conservation and Land Management
Availability
AHC21116 - Certificate II in Irrigation
Availability
AHC21216 - Certificate II in Rural Operations
Availability
AHC21316 - Certificate II in Shearing
Availability
AHC21416 - Certificate II in Wool Handling
Availability
AHC21516 - Certificate II in Floriculture
Availability
AHC21616 - Certificate II in Landscaping
Availability
AHC21716 - Certificate II in Permaculture
Availability
AHC30116 - Certificate III in Agriculture
Availability
AHC30216 - Certificate III in Agriculture (Dairy Production)
Availability
AHC30416 - Certificate III in Pork Production
Availability
AHC30516 - Certificate III in Poultry Production
Availability
AHC30616 - Certificate III in Production Horticulture
Availability
AHC30716 - Certificate III in Horticulture
Availability
AHC30816 - Certificate III in Arboriculture
Availability
AHC30916 - Certificate III in Landscape Construction
Availability
AHC31016 - Certificate III in Parks and Gardens
Availability
AHC31116 - Certificate III in Production Nursery
Availability
AHC31216 - Certificate III in Retail Nursery
Availability
AHC31316 - Certificate III in Sports Turf Management
Availability
AHC31416 - Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management
Availability
AHC31516 - Certificate III in Indigenous Land Management
Availability
AHC31616 - Certificate III in Lands, Parks and Wildlife
Availability
AHC31716 - Certificate III in Natural Area Restoration
Availability
AHC32016 - Certificate III in Beekeeping
Availability
AHC32116 - Certificate III in Commercial Seed Processing
Availability
AHC32216 - Certificate III in Commercial Composting
Availability
AHC32316 - Certificate III in Conservation Earthworks
Availability
AHC32416 - Certificate III in Irrigation
Availability
AHC32516 - Certificate III in Aboriginal Sites Work
Availability
AHC32616 - Certificate III in Rural Machinery Operations
Availability
AHC32716 - Certificate III in Rural Merchandising
Availability
AHC32816 - Certificate III in Rural Operations
Availability
AHC32916 - Certificate III in Shearing
Availability
AHC33016 - Certificate III in Wool Clip Preparation
Availability
AHC33116 - Certificate III in Advanced Wool Handling
Availability
AHC33216 - Certificate III in Floriculture
Availability
AHC33316 - Certificate III in Feedlot Operations
Availability
AHC33416 - Certificate III in Seed Production
Availability
AHC33516 - Certificate III in Seed Testing
Availability
AHC33616 - Certificate III in Pest Management
Availability
AHC33816 - Certificate III in Permaculture
Availability
AHC40116 - Certificate IV in Agriculture
Availability
AHC40316 - Certificate IV in Production Horticulture
Availability
AHC40416 - Certificate IV in Horticulture
Availability
AHC40516 - Certificate IV in Parks and Gardens
Availability
AHC40616 - Certificate IV in Production Nursery
Availability
AHC40716 - Certificate IV in Retail Nursery
Availability
AHC40816 - Certificate IV in Sports Turf Management
Availability
AHC40916 - Certificate IV in Conservation and Land Management
Availability
AHC41016 - Certificate IV in Agribusiness
Availability
AHC41116 - Certificate IV in Irrigation
Availability
AHC41316 - Certificate IV in Wool Classing
Availability
AHC41616 - Certificate IV in Organic Farming
Availability
AHC50116 - Diploma of Agriculture
Availability
AHC50416 - Diploma of Horticulture
Availability
AHC50516 - Diploma of Arboriculture
Availability
AHC50616 - Diploma of Landscape Design
Availability
AHC50716 - Diploma of Parks and Gardens Management
Availability
AHC50816 - Diploma of Production Nursery Management
Availability
AHC50910 - Diploma of Retail Nursery Management
Availability
AHC51016 - Diploma of Sports Turf Management
Availability
AHC51116 - Diploma of Conservation and Land Management
Availability
AHC51216 - Diploma of Community Coordination and Facilitation
Availability
AHC51316 - Diploma of Pest Management
Availability
AHC51416 - Diploma of Agribusiness Management
Availability
AHC51816 - Diploma of Organic Farming
Availability
AHC60216 - Advanced Diploma of Horticulture
Availability
AHC60316 - Advanced Diploma of Agribusiness Management
Availability
AHC60415 - Advanced Diploma of Conservation and Land Management
Availability

Legend: = Yes, = No

This information generally reflects availability of ASbAs that may contribute to study scores. In some cases ASbAs allow an individual to start training in a qualification that can be completed after they leave secondary school. Australian Apprenticeships may also be undertaken as part-time employment. Please note that applicable industrial arrangements must allow for ASbAs. Visit the relevant State or Territory website for more detailed information (click on the State or Territory link provided).

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