This qualification reflects the role of managing positions on farms and stations who manage enterprise production units and employees. It is also suitable for sole operators of agribusinesses who provide crop production advice and services to production enterprises.
The Agriculture industry expects individuals with this qualification to be able to take personal responsibility and exercise autonomy when undertaking complex work. Graduates will be able to analyse information and exercise judgement to complete a range of advanced skilled activities.
Job roles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include farm production manager, production unit manager, agronomist and station/property manager.
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Units Of Study:
Units may include:
- Apply plant biology to agronomic practices
- Arrange marketing of livestock
- Develop a whole farm plan
- Develop and implement a breeding strategy
- Develop and implement sustainable land use strategies
- Develop and review a business plan
- Develop climate risk management strategies
- Develop livestock health and welfare strategies
- Develop production plans for crops
- Develop production plans for livestock
- Manage integrated crop and pasture production
- Manage livestock production
- Manage staff
- Manage the harvest of crops
- Manage work health and safety processes
- Market products and services
- Monitor and manage soils for production projects
- Monitor and review business performance
- Plan and manage a stored grain program
- Plan and manage infrastructure requirements
- Plan and manage long-term weed, pest or disease control in crops
- Plan, implement and review a quality assurance program
- Prepare and monitor budgets and financial reports
- Research and communicate complex ideas.
Eligibility Criteria :
There are no entry requirements for this qualification.