Farming Skillsets & Part Qualifications

Rural Biz
Indicative Price: Free
Qualification: Accredited Course

If you don’t have the time to study full or part-time Rural Bix is offering short courses so you can brush up on your rural skills and add to your nationally recognised qualifications. These courses are fully subsidised by the NSW Government:

  • Soils (2 units) – AHCSOL401 Sample soils and interpret results, AHCSOL505 – Monitor and manage soils for production
  • Farm Planning (1 unit) – AHCAGB513 – Develop a farm plan
  • Livestock (3 units) – AHCLSK505 Develop production plans for livestock, AHCLSK504 Develop livestock health and welfare strategies, AHCLSK503 Develop and implement a breeding strategy
  • Crops (3 units) – AHCBAC509 – Plan and manage long-term weed, pest, and disease control in crops, AHCBAC507 Develop Production Plans for Crops, AHCBAC508 Apply Plant Biology to
    Agronomic Practices
  • Risk Management (2 units) – AHCBUS610 – Manage agribusiness risk, AHCAGB518 – Develop climate risk management strategies
  • Succession Planning (1 unit) – AHCAGB607 – Manage succession planning
  • Workplace health and safety (1 unit) – AHCWHS401 Maintain work health and safety processes
  • Farm Record Keeping (3 units) AHCAGB302 – Keep production records for a primary
    production business, AHCAGB406 – Keep financial records for a primary production business, AHCBUS406 – Administer finance, insurance, and legal requirements
  • Farm Business Management (3 units) – AHCBUS516 – Develop and review a business plan, AHCBUS517 – Monitor and review business performance, AHCBUS518 – Prepare and monitor
    budgets and financial reports
  • Chemical Card Plus AHCCHM307 Prepare and apply chemicals to control pests, weeds, and diseases, AHCCHM304 Transport, handle and store chemicals (This is the standard AQF3 chemical accreditation for farmers – is yours up to date?)


Online Course: Yes
Funding Available: Yes

Eligibility Criteria :

To be eligible you must:

  • live or work in NSW
  • be 15 years of age or older
  • have left school
  • be an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, Australian permanent humanitarian visa holder or New Zealand citizen.

Key Details:

Location : This is an online course
Contact Phone : 02 6884 8812
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