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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, 2019

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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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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.

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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, 2019

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, 2019

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, 2019

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 classroom/campus delivery
Face-to-face off campus delivery
Mixed mode
On the job/on location
Online learning – flexible/self-paced
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!

National ID State ID Title Qualification level Study mode Campus
IAA17 4WD Training - General Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Broome Campus
Derby Campus
Halls Creek Campus
Kununurra Campus

Can you handle the Kimberley?

This course is great for those who are new to the Kimberley, regularly travel through the region, or would simply like to boost their four wheel driving skills.

Over two days, participants will be guided through the operation and recovery of a four wheel drive in off-road conditions.

Please bring along:

  • Current driver’s licence
  • 4WD with a full tank of fuel
  • Closed in shoes
  • Hat, sunscreen and sunglasses
  • Plenty of water
IAA09 Chemical Handling Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Broome Campus
Chemical Handling, Chem handling, chem hand

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.
 

K5033P K5033P Snake Handling Short Course Face-to-face classroom delivery
Karratha Campus
Newman Campus
Pundulmurra (South Hedland) Campus
Tom Price Campus
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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.

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Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment

Do you have a love for working with animals and nature in the great outdoors?

The wildly diverse agriculture industry covers studies in animal husbandry, land and pasture management, horse care, nutrition and health, property maintenance, and machine operation.


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