The Diploma of Agribusiness Management (AHC51416) will equip graduates for a range of careers in the rural business and technical fields of agriculture including: farm enterprise managers, agribusiness services, rural merchandising, research support staff and local government.This Diploma is a vocational award program being delivered via a curriculum including 10 units of competency (3-4-3) as well as applied practical and required theory.
Students who undertake the complete program are eligible to receive the: Diploma of Agribusiness Management (AHC51416) issued through UQ-GVEC (upon successful completion of the program).
The Diploma comprises the following vocational units of competency:
AHCWHS501 Manage Work Health and Safety processes
AHCWAT502 Manage Water Systems
AHCSOL501 Monitor and Manage Soils for Production Projects
AHCBUS508 Prepare and Monitor Budgets and Financial Reports
AHCAGB501 Develop Climate Risk Management Strategies
AHCAGB505 Develop a Whole Farm Plan
AHCNAR506 Develop and Implement Sustainable Land Use Strategies
AHCBUS506 Develop and Review a Business Plan
AHCBUS507 Monitor and Review Business Performance
AHCBUS501 Manage Staff
Detailed information on each unit of competency can be found on the Australian Goverrnment Department of Industry website. Summaries are included in our prospectus.
This qualification reflects the role of personnel working in farms, stations and related rural businesses involved in administering and managing those businesses. Industry expects individuals with this qualification to take personal responsibility and exercise autonomy in undertaking complex work decisions. They must analyse information and exercise judgement to complete a range of required tasks.
Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:
- Farm manager/administrator
- Production unit manager/administrator
- Station/property manager/agribusiness manager/administrator
- Instructor within an agricultural vocational education and training sector
Disclaimer: Details are correct at the time of printing and are subject to change. UQ-GVEC reserves the right to change programs, subjects or costs or to cancel a program based on consideration of student numbers and resource allocation. Ensure that you understand the program, subjects, associated costs and fee liability prior to signing an enrolment form.
1st trimester (10 weeks) full time (Monday - Friday)
2nd trimester (13 weeks) full time (Monday - Friday)
3rd trimester (10 weeks) full time (Monday - Friday)
21st February 2017
UQ Gatton Campus
Minimum Year 12, with five sound achievements including Mathematics, English and a Science subject; or, a Certificate III in Agriculture (or equivalent).
Fees for Australian students
- AHC51416 Diploma of Agribusiness Management $ 1,175 per unit
- Total $ 11,750
VET FEE-HELP is applicable to the Diploma of Agribusiness Management.
Phone: (07) 5460 1353
Fax: (07) 5460 1367
The University of Queensland Gatton Vocational Education Centre (UQ-GVEC)
Gatton Qld 4343
If you wish to apply please contact UQ-GVEC using the details above.
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