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DIPLOMA OF AGRICULTURE COURSE STRUCTURE 2015

Core Subjects

Develop a Whole Farm Plan

Manage Soils

Manage Climate Risk

Maintain Farm Safety

Introduction to managing livestock Introduction to managing crops

Livestock Electives Crop & Pasture Electives People & Business Electives Organics Electives

Develop a livestock production Develop a crop production plan Plan and manage infrastructure Develop an organic management
plan plan
Manage crops and pastures Manage the farm business
Prepare the enterprise for organic
Develop a livestock breeding
Weeds in crops and pastures certification
strategy
Manage staff
Forage Conservation Manage organic livestock
Arrange marketing of livestock production

Develop livestock health and Manage organic soils


welfare strategies
Summary Subjects
Feed Livestock Market agricultural products and services

Report on field day


(Can be completed at any time during course)

Tocal College Diploma of Agriculture Course Structure 2015 V2


COMPETENCY LIST FOR DIPLOMA
SUBJECT COMPETENCY LECTURER GROUP PRICE
Develop a whole farm plan AHCAGB505A Develop a whole farm plan Sally Friis A $425
Manage Soils AHCSOL501A Monitor and manage soils for production Michael Ison A $425
Core
Manage Climate Risk AHCAGB501A Develop climate risk management strategies Michael Ison A $425
Maintain Farm Safety AHCOHS401A Maintain occupational health and safety processes Charlie Bell C $425
Introduction to managing livestock None Sally Friis -
AHCLSK505A Develop production plans for livestock A $850
Develop a livestock production plan Sally Friis
AHCLSK501A Manage livestock production A
Livestock Electives Develop a livestock breeding strategy AHCLSK503A develop and implement a breeding strategy Sally Friis A $425
Market livestock AHCLSK502A Arrange marketing of livestock Sally Friis A $425
Develop livestock health and welfare strategies AHCLSK504A Develop livestock health and welfare strategies Sally Friis A $425
Feed Livestock AHCLSK402A Develop livestock feeding plans Michael Ison C $425
Introduction to managing crops None Michael Ison -
AHCBAC501A Manage agricultural crop production A $850
Develop a crop production plan Michael Ison
AHCBAC507A Develop production plans for crops A
Plant Electives Manage crops and pastures AHCBAC503A Manage integrated crop and pasture production Michael Ison A $425

AHCBAC505A Plan and manage long term weed, pest and/or disease
Weed and pest control in crops Michael Ison A $425
control in crops

Forage Conservation AHCBAC502A Manage forage conservation Michael Ison A $425


AHCBUS506A Develop and review a business plan A
Manage the farm business AHCBUS507A Monitor and review business performance Michael Ison A $1275
People and Business
AHCBUS508A Prepare and monitor budgets and financial reports B
electives
Plan and manage infrastructure AHCAGB502A Plan and manage infrastructure requirements Michael Ison B $425
Manage staff AHCBUS501A Manage staff Michael Ison A $425

Tocal College Diploma of Agriculture Course Structure 2015 V2


Introduction to organics -

Develop an organic management plan AHCORG501A Develop an organic management plan David A $425
Organics electives
Prepare an enterprise for organic certification AHCORG502A Prepare an enterprise for organic certification Brouwer A $425
Manage organic livestock production AHCORG402A Manage organic livestock production B $425
Manage organic soils AHCORG403A Manage organic soil improvement B $425
AHCBUS502A Market products and services B
Market agricultural products and services Michael Ison $850
Summary Subjects AHCBUS505A Develop a marketing plan B
Report on field day AHCWRK503A Prepare reports Michael Ison C $425

Tocal College Diploma of Agriculture Course Structure 2015 V2