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Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management

National ID: AHC31416 | State ID: BDC1

Experience some of nature's greatest gifts and learn how best to preserve them.

The Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management provides participants with a solid understanding of the conservation and land management industry. Students can elect to focus on Indigenous land management, conservation earthworks, lands, parks and wildlife, or natural area management.

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Local student - all study modes

For most courses at North Regional TAFE, you can enrol anytime. Please visit our Apply and Enrol page, contact us on 1300 996 573, email info@nrtafe.wa.edu.au or drop into your local campus.

Apprenticeships and traineeships

To undertake an apprenticeship or traineeship, you must be engaged in a training contract with an employer. To find out more about apprenticeships and traineeships, please click here.

High school students

Please visit our VET delivered to secondary students page by clicking here.

International students

Please apply through TAFE International Western Australia (TIWA) by clicking here.

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Available all year

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Duration 1 year
When Available all year
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How Face-to-face block delivery
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On the job/on location
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Certificate III in Agriculture

National ID: AHC30116 | State ID: BCW6

A career in agriculture is not only a job but a unique way of life, often away from bustling cities and towns.

The Certificate III in Agriculture 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.

Job opportunities

Study pathway

How to apply

Job opportunities
How to apply
Local student - all study modes

For most courses at North Regional TAFE, you can enrol anytime. Please visit our Apply and Enrol page, contact us on 1300 996 573, email info@nrtafe.wa.edu.au or drop into your local campus.

Apprenticeships and traineeships

To undertake an apprenticeship or traineeship, you must be engaged in a training contract with an employer. To find out more about apprenticeships and traineeships, please click here.

High school students

Please visit our VET delivered to secondary students page by clicking here.

International students

Please apply through TAFE International Western Australia (TIWA) by clicking here.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Available all year

Qualification details

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 1 year
When Available all year
Where
How Face-to-face block delivery
Face-to-face off campus delivery
On the job/on location
Apply now
Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.

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Certificate II in Agriculture

National ID: AHC20116 | State ID: BCZ7

A career in agriculture is not only a job but a unique way of life, often away from bustling cities and towns.

The Certificate II in Agriculture is an entry-level course suitable for students who wish to try their hand in cattle station operations. Participants will learn through hands-on training, reflecting the cycle of work on a cattle station.

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Other job titles may include:

  • Assistant farm hand/worker
  • Assistant farm or station labourer
How to apply
Local student - all study modes

For most courses at North Regional TAFE, you can enrol anytime. Please visit our Apply and Enrol page, contact us on 1300 996 573, email info@nrtafe.wa.edu.au or drop into your local campus.

Apprenticeships and traineeships

To undertake an apprenticeship or traineeship, you must be engaged in a training contract with an employer. To find out more about apprenticeships and traineeships, please click here.

High school students

Please visit our VET delivered to secondary students page by clicking here.

International students

Please apply through TAFE International Western Australia (TIWA) by clicking here.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Available all year

Qualification details

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 6 months
When Available all year
Where

How Face-to-face block delivery
Face-to-face off campus delivery
On the job/on location
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Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.

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Certificate IV in Conservation and Land Management

National ID: AHC40916 | State ID: BCZ9

Experience some of nature's greatest gifts and learn how best to preserve them.

This qualification assists participants to build on their existing skills within the conservation and land management industry, preparing them for employment in supervisory/management roles. Participants will gain practical skills in planning, implementing, costing and budgeting for conservation and land management projects. Participants will also gain skills in occupational health and safety, biodiversity practices, and gain knowledge on the natural environment.

Job opportunities

Study pathway

How to apply

How to apply
Local student - all study modes

For most courses at North Regional TAFE, you can enrol anytime. Please visit our Apply and Enrol page, contact us on 1300 996 573, email info@nrtafe.wa.edu.au or drop into your local campus.

Apprenticeships and traineeships

To undertake an apprenticeship or traineeship, you must be engaged in a training contract with an employer. To find out more about apprenticeships and traineeships, please click here.

High school students

Please visit our VET delivered to secondary students page by clicking here.

International students

Please apply through TAFE International Western Australia (TIWA) by clicking here.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Available all year

Qualification details

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 1 year
When Available all year
Where


How Face-to-face block delivery
Face-to-face off campus delivery
On the job/on location
Apply now
Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.

Course enquiry

Certificate IV in Agriculture

National ID: AHC40116 | State ID: BDF2

A career in agriculture is not only a job but a unique way of life, often away from bustling cities and towns.

The Certificate IV in Agriculture allows participants to develop post-trade skills and knowledge to become specialists within the agriculture industry. The course has been designed to meet the needs of supervisors or team leaders in the agriculture industry.

Job opportunities

How to apply

Job opportunities

Other job titles may include:

  • Farm supervisor
  • Shed supervisor
How to apply
Local student - all study modes

For most courses at North Regional TAFE, you can enrol anytime. Please visit our Apply and Enrol page, contact us on 1300 996 573, email info@nrtafe.wa.edu.au or drop into your local campus.

Apprenticeships and traineeships

To undertake an apprenticeship or traineeship, you must be engaged in a training contract with an employer. To find out more about apprenticeships and traineeships, please click here.

High school students

Please visit our VET delivered to secondary students page by clicking here.

International students

Please apply through TAFE International Western Australia (TIWA) by clicking here.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Available all year

Qualification details

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 1 year
When Available all year
Where
How Face-to-face block delivery
Face-to-face off campus delivery
On the job/on location
Apply now
Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.

Course enquiry

Certificate III in Horticulture

National ID: AHC30716 | State ID: BDF1

Plant the seed for a successful career.

Set yourself on a path towards a flourishing career in the horticulture industry with a Certificate III in Horticulture.

Participants will learn how to:

  • Propagate and maintain nursery plants
  • Install irrigation and food gardens
  • Treat weeds, pests and diseases safely
  • Use a range of horticultural equipment

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

 

Job opportunities

Study pathway

How to apply

Job opportunities

Other job titles may include:

  • Parks assistant
  • Assistant landscaper
Study pathway
How to apply
Local student - all study modes

For most courses at North Regional TAFE, you can enrol anytime. Please visit our Apply and Enrol page, contact us on 1300 996 573, email info@nrtafe.wa.edu.au or drop into your local campus.

Apprenticeships and traineeships

To undertake an apprenticeship or traineeship, you must be engaged in a training contract with an employer. To find out more about apprenticeships and traineeships, please click here.

High school students

Please visit our VET delivered to secondary students page by clicking here.

International students

Please apply through TAFE International Western Australia (TIWA) by clicking here.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Available all year

Qualification details

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 1 year
When Available all year
Where

How Distance learning + workplace
Part-time
Apply now
Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.

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A career in the environmental and rural industry can offer experiences in unique locations, with some of the most magnificent flora and fauna in the world. We offer a range of short courses in agriculture, conservation and land management, and horticulture that can assist you in kick starting your career today!

What type of course are you looking for?
National ID State ID Title Qualification level Study mode Campus
IAA09 IAA09 Chemical Handling Skill Set
Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Chemical Handling, Chem handling, chem hand

Your health and safety is important to us.

Spaces are limited in face-to-face classes to adhere to social distancing guidelines. Additional hygiene protocols will be implemented and other controls may apply. Students must follow the directions of the lecturer to ensure the health and safety of all students and teaching staff.

The Chemical Handling Skill Set is crucial to a broad range of outside activities offered in horticulture, agriculture, and conservation and land management.

This course covers all of the important procedures required to apply chemicals safely on plants using small portable handheld sprayers.

Students will learn how to:

  • Identify the level of pest infestation and assess the need for chemical control
  • Source information on Integrated Pest Management
  • Identify potential hazards, assess risks, and implement control measures
  • Select appropriate PPE for the chemical
  • Interpret chemical labels and SDSs
  • Calibrate equipment
  • Mix chemicals accurately and according to their registered use
  • Apply chemicals minimising spray drift
  • Transport and handle chemicals complying with legislative requirements
  • Store chemicals correctly and maintain inventory
  • Treat chemical spills
  • Dispose of any chemicals correctly and decontaminate equipment
  • Complete application records

Completion of this course will enable participants to apply for the WA Department of Health’s Lawn and Gardening, Landscaping, Bushland & Minesite Rehabilitation licence. Please visit www.health.wa.gov.au for further details.

What to bring:

  • Boots
  • Long sleeved shirt
  • Long pants
  • Washable hat
  • Lunch and water
  • Optional change of clothes for day two

Students studying in Broome: 

From March 2019, students studying in Broome will complete the theory component of the course online in their own time. This reduces face to face delivery from three days to two, enabling full time employees to take less time off of work. Students must enrol at least two weeks prior to course commencement in order to access and complete the online component.

 

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K2002P K2002P Snake Handling
Short Course Face-to-face classroom delivery
, TAFE17, TAFE09, C000000, Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment, C000001, Animal Studies, snake handling, snake course, snake handler, reptile handler, venomous snakes

Your health and safety is important to us.

Spaces are limited in face-to-face classes to adhere to social distancing guidelines. Additional hygiene protocols will be implemented and other controls may apply. Students must follow the directions of the lecturer to ensure the health and safety of all students and teaching staff.

Need to know how to capture and release reptiles, including venomous snakes?

This course provides participants with the skills and knowledge to safely remove and relocate snakes in the home and workplace.

Topics covered throughout this course:

  • Snake and reptile behaviour
  • Utilising protective clothing and equipment
  • Catching and releasing venomous species in a supervised setting
  • Keeping yourself and others safe in the presence of dangerous snakes
  • Administering first aid for bites and stings

To attend this course, you must be wearing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), including long trousers and covered footwear.

AE139 Work in Agriculture Skill Set
Skill sets
Skill set Distance learning
Face-to-face classroom/campus delivery
ag, agricutlure, agri, industry, farm, farming

Work in the Agriculture industry!

The agriculture sector in WA is an exciting and diverse area to work in, and it's not just all about growing crops — it offers an exciting mix of science, technology and nature. From working with livestock to using drone technology to manage large farms, the job opportunities are there once you're skills ready. This new skill set is the ideal introductory training opportunity for new entrants to the agricultural industry.

With the Work in Agriculture job ready skill set you'll learn about tractor operations under general supervision in the agriculture, horticulture and land management sectors, preparing and operating machinery and equipment, how to safely handle, prepare and apply chemicals for the control of pests, weeds and diseases, and carry out work health and safety procedures in the agriculture sector. 

 

If you meet the fee free eligibility criteria for this course, please enrol in the Work in Agriculture Skill Set (Fee Free).

AE151 Work in Agriculture Skill Set (Fee Free)
Free
Skill sets
Skill set Distance learning
Face-to-face classroom/campus delivery
ag, agriculture, industry, agricul

Work in the Agriculture industry!

The agriculture sector in WA is an exciting and diverse area to work in, and it's not just all about growing crops — it offers an exciting mix of science, technology and nature. From working with livestock to using drone technology to manage large farms, the job opportunities are there once you're skills ready. This new skill set is the ideal introductory training opportunity for new entrants to the agricultural industry.

With the Work in Agriculture job ready skill set you'll learn about tractor operations under general supervision in the agriculture, horticulture and land management sectors, preparing and operating machinery and equipment, how to safely handle, prepare and apply chemicals for the control of pests, weeds and diseases, and carry out work health and safety procedures in the agriculture sector. 

 

If you do not meet the fee free eligibility criteria for this course, please enrol in the Work in Agriculture Skill Set.

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