Improve your capacity to more effectively manage a farm or agricultural enterprise which services farms with the Certificate in Farm Management. Through this course will teach you how to analyse, diagnose and make decisions related to managing a farm business. The course relates to managing all resources, including; production, staff, physical resources, and natural resources. You learn strategic planning, whole farm planning, and how to prepare a business plan. This course was developed by a team of experts from Australia and the UK, under the leadership of John Mason, author of three Farm Management books (published by imprints of Simon & Schuster and CSIRO)
Passionate about organic agriculture? Want to learn how to run a farm organically and the regulations require to be a certified organic farmer? This unique course will teach you about organic farm management systems, crop nutrition, weed management, pest and disease management, livestock, and so much more. Learn various organic farming approaches and farming methods and apply your new skills to your business and get ahead of your competitors.
The Certificate in Horticulture has been specially designed to help you upskill to a new level of skills and knowledge with the help of highly qualified tutors and practising professionals. This course is designed to lay a foundation for a long-term career in horticulture by developing your ability to identify a large range of plants, your knowledge of essential horticultural principles and practices, your practical skills in plant propagation, growth and care, and your ability to adapt to changing situations. Become a competent horticulturist and learn the skills you need quickly, easily and affordably.
The Certificate in Animal Husbandry can help you get upskilled into a rewarding career you’re passionate about. Learn to assess, identify, and respond to the health issues of any type of animal, learn the general principles of animal care, and how to plan and implement animal breeding programs safely. This course also tackles the role of proteins, vitamins, and minerals in animal diets, and more.
The Certificate in Agriculture is designed has been designed for both beginners and those who already have existing knowledge in agriculture and want to develop the essential knowledge and skills required to run a farm and enhance your employment prospects. This course provides a strong foundation of knowledge in animal health care, farm management, and agricultural marketing. You can’t go wrong with a course that’s informative and covers a wide range of specific aspects of the agricultural industry, including livestock activities such as calf rearing, poultry, beef or dairy cattle, vegetable and grain crops and pasture management.
Passionate about wine and love visiting vineyards, doing wine tasting and learning about the different types of grapes that make up specific wines? Why not consider studying The Certificate in Viticulture (BHT220) and making a career out of your passion? This course has been specially designed for people looking for a career working for cellar doors, vineyards and wine producers, or even enthusiastic beginners who want to start their own hobby vineyard. You’ll learn about how climate and soils affect grape growing, selecting grape varieties, grape farming, harvesting, and selling. You will also gain knowledge in winemaking, fermentation, its different methods, and so much more.
The Certificate in Farm Management will teach you how to handle business financials, risk and human resources in relation to farms, sustainable farming practises and much more. You will learn the skills necessary to not only secure work on a farm but also to progress into Farm Management roles, and even start your own farming business. This course is ideal for those who already have experience in farming and are now looking to take their career to the next level.