Certificate in Agronomy

The Certificate in Agronomy is tailor-made to equip you with the crucial skills and knowledge needed to navigate and succeed in the diverse agricultural sector, with a particular focus on the intriguing field of agronomy​​.
Course Provider
My Learning Online
(RTO 22557)
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Flexible Online Delivery

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Payment Plans from $30 to $40 Per Week

Course Overview

Start Date
Start Anytime
Approximately 300 hours.
100% Online
Career Outcomes
  • Agronomist
  • Research Scientist
  • Soil Scientist
  • Crop Consultant
  • Farm Manager
  • Agricultural Consultant
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. Farm Management

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

3. Soil Management

  • Introduction: 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 and Report
Course Fees Include
  • All required study materials and course notes.
  • A course tutor will help you every step of the way and answer any questions.
  • A certificate officially recognising your successful completion of studies and qualifications.
  • Transcripts indicating units completed.
  • Online 24/7 access to your course through the online learning portal allows you to study when it suits your schedule.
  • Lifetime access to the course content allows you to have a refresher whenever needed.
Payment Options

Upfront payment or flexible payment plan starting from $30 to $40 per week. Only Australian Citizens & Permanent Residents are eligible for payment plans.

Why this course?

This wonderful and informative course has been specifically designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge required to work within the Agricultural sector, more specifically, in a position pertaining to farm management and supporting roles.

Going forward, this course is ideal for individuals who are looking to secure well-paying jobs within the agricultural sector. This refers to individuals who are interested in acquiring the skills and knowledge necessary to operate a successful agricultural business/farming enterprise, for those looking to upskill their current knowledge in regard to farm management and for individuals looking to make an entrance into the industry.

This course is also ideal for the development of professionals currently employed in the agricultural sector and who would like to take their career to the next level.

What is an Agriculturalist you ask? Well, the term Agriculturalist can be applied to a broad range of professions, ranging from, crop agronomy to livestock and pasture management, farming, farm management and farmhand work, to agricultural real estate sales, marketing and regional sales management. Agriculturists often have cross-functional skills and have the ability to work in several different arms in the agricultural sector. The future of Australian agriculture is bright, and individuals can use their skills and knowledge to tailor a career to their personal liking!

The key areas of knowledge discussed in this course relate to the overall strategic planning and business management of Australian farming businesses, broadacre agronomy and agricultural marketing, with a strong focus on developing the skills and knowledge necessary to either run or play a supporting role in farm management as well as, in a commercial agricultural business.

The skills you will gain from this course will be ideal for those individuals who are seeking progression within an Agricultural sector and is also perfect for those individuals who are looking to get a competitive edge in their job applications.

This course could also be ideal for those individuals working in other sectors of the plant and animal biology sectors, including horticulturists, landscapers and animal health consultants.

Who knows? After this course, you could even go further to study the Agricultural Sciences professionally!

Tutor Support

Just because you are studying online, doesn’t mean you are studying alone. Feel totally supported with access to full tutor support over the phone and via email 6 days a week.


This certificate is accredited through the International Approval & Registration Centre (IARC). A non-profit, global organisation to help you gain employment.

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

About the Course Provider

My Learning Online

Learning Online is a new-age education provider with the mission of delivering practical skills to Australians so that you can get the most out of life. They specialise in carefully crafted short courses to deliver you the skills you’ll need to succeed. By partnering with industry experts their courses are highly relevant to what’s occurring in the industry right now. This means that when you graduate from a Learning Online course, you’ll be able to start applying those skills and create an impact in your role from day one. My Learning Online provides a broad selection of flexible online courses, offering practical skills in fields such as agriculture, animal care, business, and photography. Developed with industry experts, these courses ensure immediate relevance and applicability across various sectors. Ideal for those looking to advance their career, switch industries, or pursue a passion, My Learning Online's courses allow for flexible, online study, enabling learners to gain essential skills and knowledge at their own pace and convenience.
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