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AHC32816 – Certificate III in Rural Operations



The Certificate III in Rural Operations qualification provides you with the skills and knowledge needed to work in varied capacities in agriculture and horticulture industries

Course Overview

This qualification will equip you with the skills and knowledge in rural operations, agriculture, horticulture, and more.

Individuals successfully completing this qualification may seek employment in agriculture, horticulture and conservation and land management or join other rural industry sectors such as local government, tourism, hospitality, construction, community services, information technology and transport.

Further training pathways from this qualification include, but are not limited to: Certificate IV in Agriculture, Certificate IV in Horticulture, Certificate IV in Production Horticulture or any other suitable qualification.  

This course is approved for Certificate 3 Guarantee - Check to see if you are eligible here

For further information on Certificate 3 Guarantee and Civil Safety Programs, refer to our Certificate 3 Guarantee page - Click here
 

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course however a sufficient level of language, literacy and numeracy is required for students to be able to complete the required assessments.

Course Structure

To successfully complete the qualification 16 units must be completed successfully, including 2 core units and 14 electives.  The course includes the following units:

Core units:
AHCWHS301 Contribute to work health and safety processes
AHCWRK309 Apply environmentally sustainable work practices
 
Elective units:
AHCCHM307 Prepare and apply chemicals to control pest, weeds and diseases
AHCCHM304 Transport and store chemicals
AHCMOM302 Perform machinery maintenance
AHCMOM304 Operate machinery and equipment
AHCMOM305 Operate specialised machinery and equipment
AHCPMG301 Control weeds
AHCBIO201 Inspect and clean machinery for plant, animal and soil material
HLTAID011 Provide first aid
HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
RIIMPO317F Conduct roller operations
RIIMPO318F Conduct civil construction skid steer loader operations
RIIMPO320F Conduct civil construction excavator operations
RIIWHS202E Enter and work in confined spaces
RIIWHS204E Work safely at heights

Course Delivery

Full-time: Delivery is over 12-14 weeks, 2 days a week.  You have up to 12 months to complete the course.

Assessment

Assessment is based on competency (the ability to demonstrate specific skills), depending on delivery, may be undertaken through a combination of observation and discussion, case studies and written assignments.

Recognition & Credit

You may already have significant experience in some of the areas covered by this qualification. If you can provide sufficient evidence of this you may be able to meet the course requirements by a recognition pathway. Contact Civil safety for further information.
 
If you have already have acquired some of the units of competency in this qualification and be eligible for a direct credit for completed units. In order to claim a credit for these units Civil Safety must sight an original Statement of Attainment from the issuing registered training organisation.

Support

You will be required to complete a pre-enrolment assessment as part of the enrolment process.  The pre-enrolment assessment assists in evaluating your suitability for the course and to tailor any required support services to meet your individual needs.  If required, a representative from Civil Safety may contact you to discuss alternative options or available support services to assist you with your course.
 
During your studies, you will receive feedback after each assessment/assignment and the trainer/assessor will be available to discuss the feedback or provide additional assistance or direction as appropriate. 

Certification

A qualification testamur and transcript will be issued by Civil safety upon successful completion of course requirements, provided that all administrative requirements have been met and course fees are paid in full.  In these circumstances, certificate will be issued within 30 days.

Where a student does not complete all course components, a statement of attainment listing successfully completed units will be issued by Civil Safety within 30 days of course completion/exit as long as applicable outstanding fees are paid.

Enrolment

Enrolment is contingent upon an application being accepted.  Factors considered in the evaluation of enrolment applications include meeting course entry requirements, eligibility for a training subsidy (where applicable) and acceptance or any applicable terms of enrolment.

It is a condition of enrolment in any nationally recognised training (accredited) programme that you supply the training organisation with a valid unique student identifier (USI).  If you don’t already have a USI, you can apply for one online at www.usi.gov.au.

Enrolment is confirmed upon payment of applicable fees, Civil Safety will collect no more than $1500 of the total fee on initial enrolment.

Fees

Please check below for upcoming courses and fees.  You may be eligible to receive a government subsidy for this course.  Please contact Civil Safety to check if you are eligible or complete our eligibility enquiry form - click here.

Certificate 3 Guarantee Fees for eligible students are:
  • Concessional Student - $30.00
  • Non-Concessional Student - $50.00

Further Information

Our student handbook is available to prospective students and is available prior to enrolment by contacting any of our training locations or can be downloaded from our website www.civilsafety.edu.au.  The student handbook reflects our policies and contains important information on enrolment, recognition, training & assessment, complaints and appeals, fees and refunds, rules and responsibilities and a range of general information.  To enrol or for any further information please contact one of our offices via the contact details in the location section.





 

Upcoming Programs

Name Course Start Date Course End Date Cost
Certificate III Rural Operations - Townsville 24/01/2022 22/04/2022 $2,500.00

Venue

Townsville, QLD 4810 Australia