Pasture for Farming

Level 3 Cost From $800

Length 13 weeks
Full Time

Course Starting February, March, July 2019

Pasture for Farming Level 3 will give students the knowledge to monitor pasture quantity, quality and grazing; to understand pasture management to support farm production and skills to provide pasture-based feed to livestock at different times of the year and assist with activities that improve pasture quality or stock utilisation of available feed.

This programme is targeted at people with some experience in the pastoral farming sector and want to further develop their skills and knowledge.

ENTRY CRITERIA
Students must be:

  • Aged 16 years or over
  • Hold or working towards a learner, restricted or full drivers licence.
  • Being physically able and strong enough to work safely around livestock and use machinery. 
  • Having sufficient literacy and numeracy to manage the demands of the programme.

PATHWAYS 
Graduates may wish to progress onto higher level study at Level 4 or 5, or move into employment.

JOB OPPORTUNITIES
Could include:

  • Entry level farm worker

PROGRAMME CONTENT
Content can include topics such as:

  • Establishing and Using Pasture
  • Improving Pasture
  • Meeting Production Targets

Compulsory Student Services Fee: $80.00.

Jobs this programme could lead to: