Certificate in Agriculture

Are you dreaming of cultivating your own land, growing crops, or raising livestock? Do you envision yourself running a successful farming enterprise but feel overwhelmed by the complexities of the agricultural sector? Don’t worry; The Certificate in Agriculture has got your back!
Course Provider
Careers Collectiv
(RTO 22557)
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Study 100% Online

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24/7 Course Access

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Upfront payment or flexible interest free payment plan options available from $25 per week.

Course Overview

Start Date
Start Anytime
This course is self-paced. The course will take approximately 500 hours to complete.
Study 100% online from anywhere in Australia.
Career Outcomes
  • Farmer - Employee / Owner
  • Farm Manager
  • Livestock Management
  • Retail Assistant
  • Farm Business Development Manager
Course Modules

1. Agronomy

  • Introduction to Agronomic Practices
  • Culture - What Influences Crop Growth
  • Crop Husbandry Practices
  • Seed and Seed Management
  • Arable Cereal Crops
  • Arable Broadleaf Crops
  • Harvesting
  • Crop Management - Special Project

2. Agricultural Marketing

  • Agricultural Marketing Concepts
  • Farm Marketing Objectives and Strategies
  • Target Marketing
  • Handling Produce
  • Customer Relations
  • Market Research
  • Promotions
  • Managing Marketing

3. Farm Management

  • Strategic Planning
  • Business Plans
  • Business Assessment
  • Viability Analysis
  • Management Strategies
  • Human Resources
  • Physical Resources
  • Natural Resources

4. Soil Management

  • Introduction to Soils and Soil Classification
  • Properties of Soils and Plant Nutrition
  • Soil Testing Methods
  • Land Degradation and Other Soil Problems
  • Soil Management on Farms
  • Crops: Soil and Nutrient Requirements - Part A
  • Crops: Soil and Nutrient Requirements - Part B
  • PBL Soil Project - Soil Investigation Report

4. Elective Module — Select 1 Specialist Elective Module

  • Sustainability Agriculture
  • Pasture Management
  • Animal Feed and Nutrition
  • Animal Husbandry
  • Permaculture Systems
  • Goat Production
  • Pigs
  • Agricultural Irrigation
Course Fees Include
  • All the required study materials and course notes.
  • 24/7 access to professional course tutor support.
  • A certificate officially recognising your successful completion of the course.
  • No course requirements or previous working experience necessary.
  • Lifetime access to the course.
Pursue a career in agriculture and run your own farm

Whether your plan is to cultivate a piece of land to plant and grow crops or raise livestock for dairy products and meat, then this course is for you. In this course, you will learn all you need to know about farming practices and how to run a farming enterprise successfully. Whether it is land use, food production, farming practice, crop and live stock science, the use of farm machinery, all the way through to sustainability and environmental management. Understand the ethical and environmental solutions to feeding the growing local and global population through the practice of farming and build an ethical and successful farm. Agriculture continues to be one of the most important sectors in many countries throughout the world. This certificate will help you realise the impact of farming and how to make your farm a sustainable and resilient business operation that will withstand an ever-changing global climate.

The teachers

Careers Collectiv only use teachers who are active in their specialised industry. Learn from people who have first-hand experience in their subject matter and current industry expertise. Staff come from varied backgrounds with teaching and vocational experience from universities and vocational colleges. Courses provide flexible options for different career pathways, self-improvement, professional development and general adult education.

Who is the course for?

This course is designed for students with no previous experience in agriculture or anyone in the industry who is looking to upskill. Delivered 100% online, this course is perfect for students working full time or need a flexible study structure.

A well rounded learning experience

The Certificate in Agriculture sets students up for the challenges they will face once graduated. Included in the course is a module on Agricultural Marketing covering everything from farm marketing strategies, target marketing, customer relations and market research. This module ensures that students have a head start on how they can take their produce to the right markets and grow their business. Also included in this course are a range of specialist electives to increase their expertise in irrigation, livestock or sustainability


All Careers Collectiv courses come with a certificate of attainment upon completion.

Their courses are accredited by the International Approval and Registration Centre (IARC), a non-profit association providing a quality control system for education programs and courses in international education.

*The contents are accurate at the time of writing. Get in touch with the course provider for the latest information.

About the Course Provider

Careers Collectiv

Careers Collectiv is a family-run online education provider offering a vast range of courses such as agriculture, animal studies, beauty, counselling, psychology, business and marketing. They offer the opportunities to learn the skills and knowledge you need to succeed in the career you’re passionate about. With over a decade of experience in the online education sector, they are passionate about providing quality education, accessibility for everyone and the flexibility to work at your own pace and in your own time. Careers Collectiv offers a diverse range of online courses, from animal care and agriculture to business and fashion design. Their family-run platform provides flexible learning opportunities for various career paths, ensuring accessibility and quality education for everyone. Whether you're interested in equine studies, horticulture, or photography, Careers Collectiv caters to upskillers and passionate learners with courses developed by industry experts.
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