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VET Agriculture

VET Agriculture

Where will Certificate II in Agriculture lead you?

Certificate II in Agriculture provides students with the skills and knowledge to work in the Agricultural Industry. Students will study cropping and/or livestock, as well as other general agriculture areas. Certificate II in Agriculture is delivered via an auspiced program through South Regional TAFE.

Common work tasks

  • Cultivate soil, sow crops and control weeds by slashing, rotary hoeing or chemical spraying
  • Take part in harvesting operations using tractors, harvesters, forklifts and hand tools
  • Feed livestock and poultry
  • Clean and sterilise farm equipment
  • Perform other tasks involved with the breeding and raising of livestock, such as dipping, branding, crutching, gelding, marking and assisting with artificial insemination
  • Ride horses or motorbikes, or drive farm utes, to muster sheep or cattle
  • Maintain and repair farm buildings, bores, fences, machinery, troughs, windmills and other equipment

Are you suited?

  • Are you passionate about farming?
  • Are you able to cope with the physical demands of the job.
  • Are you able to undertake manual and heavy work?
  • Are you able to handle animals with confidence and patience?
  • Do you enjoy working outdoors?
  • Are you able to work for long hours in all kinds of weather conditions?
  • Are you able to work both in a team and with limited social contact?
  • Do you have good mechanical aptitude and problem solving?

If you answer yes to all or most of these questions then a job in Agriculture is for YOU!

Year 11 Subjects

  • Certificate II in Agriculture
  • Workplace Learning
  • General English
  • General Mathematics
  • FES Cadets
  • Materials, Design and Technology - Metals
  • Animal Production Systems
  • Plant Production Systems

Year 12 Subjects

  • Certificate II in Agriculture
  • Workplace Learning
  • General English
  • General Mathematics
  • FES Cadets
  • Materials, Design and Technology - Metals
  • Animal Production Systems
  • Plant Production Systems