AHC30116 Certificate III in Agriculture

certificate III in Agriculture

Certificate III
in Agriculture

This qualification provides a general vocational outcome in agriculture. The qualification enables individuals to select a livestock production, cropping or livestock context as a job focus or, in the case of mixed farming enterprises, both cropping and livestock.

Individuals with this qualification perform tasks in a variety of contexts, which involve some judgement in selecting equipment and services. Job roles vary across different industry sectors and may include:

  • Farm or station hand
  • Farm or station worker
  • Livestock transport driver.

No occupational licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication



If Eligible for funding,
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Enrolment details

Qualification level

Entry conditions






Certificate III

15 years old, not attending high school

2-3 days a week (evening)

Observation, classroom, practical

Face to face 

Units Included

There are 16 units of competency for this qualification.

AHCWHS301 – Contribute to work health and safety processs

AHCWRK309 – Apply environmentally sustainable work practices

AHCPMG301 – Control weeds

AHCPMG302 – Control pests, diseases and disorders

AHCCHM303 – Prepare and apply chemicals

AHCCHM304 – Transport and store chemicals

AHCWRK301 – Collect samples for rural production or horticulture monitoring program

AHCDRG301 – Install drainage systems

AHCMOM211 – Operate side by side utility vehicles

AHCMOM212 – Operate quad bikes

AHCPCM301 – Implement a plant nutrition program

AHCPCM302 – Provide information on plants and their culture

RIIWHS202D – Enter and work in confined spaces

AHCSOL301 – Construct soil profile

AHCSOL401 – Sample soils and interpret results

CPCCWHS1001 – Prepare to work safely in the construction industry

Check your funding eligibility

  • Be a Queensland resident 
  • Be 15 years of age or older and have finished secondary school or left school; 
  • Not hold or be already undertaking a Certificate III or higher level qualification (Certificate III qualifications completed whilst at school will not exclude you from accessing this funding); 
  • Be an Australian citizen or permanent resident (includes humanitarian entrant), temporary resident with the necessary visa and work permits on the pathway to permanent residency, or a New Zealand citizen) 
  • The Certificate 3 Guarantee program is a Queensland Government Initiative. 
    Prices are subject to change without notice.

Payment Plans

Where you do not meet the eligibility for funding we offer a range of  affordable payment plans to be paid over the duration of your course, contact us below to find out more. For any more information please enquire below.