Diploma of Agribusiness Management

Diploma of Agribusiness Management

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 comprising 10 units of competency (3-4-3) as well as applied practical and required theory.

The program is run on campus at UQ Gatton with assessments submitted online through the UQ-GVEC Blackboard online learning platform.  Download the 2019 Diploma of Agribusiness Management (AHC51416) program information. 

Program overview

In 2018, 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 Government Department of Industry website. When you have successfully completed the program, you will be eligible to receive the Diploma of Agribusiness Management (AHC51416) issued through UQ-GVEC. 

Units of competency for 2019 are set out in the table below.

Employment opportunities

This qualification reflects the role of staff working in farms, properties, stations and related rural businesses. Industry expects individuals with this qualification to take personal responsibility and exercise autonomy in undertaking complex work decisions. You must analyse information and exercise judgement to complete a range of required tasks.

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors and may include:  

  • Farm manager/administrator
  • Production unit manager/administrator
  • Station/property manager/agribusiness manager/administrator
  • Instructor within an agricultural vocational education and training sector

For more information contact UQ_GVEC directly.

Tuition fee schedule

Commencing 2018
Name of course: AHC51416 Diploma of Agribusiness Management
Delivery mode: Classroom/on campus full-time
Delivery location: University of Queensland - Gatton

Unit of study code Competency code Start of study Census date Completion of study EFTSL* Tuition fee
TRIMES1 AHCSOL501 12/02/2018 12/03/2018 27/04/2018 0.10 $1,175.00
TRIMES1 AHCWAT502 12/02/2018 12/03/2018 27/04/2018 0.10 $1,175.00
TRIMES1 AHCWHS501 12/02/2018 12/03/2018 27/04/2018 0.10 $1,175.00
TRIMES2 AHCAGB501 14/05/2018 14/06/2018 10/08/2018 0.10 $1,175.00
TRIMES2 AHCAGB505 14/05/2018 14/06/2018 10/08/2018 0.10 $1,175.00
TRIMES2 AHCBUS508 14/05/2018 14/06/2018 10/08/2018 0.10 $1,175.00
TRIMES2 AHCNAR506 14/05/2018 14/06/2018 10/08/2018 0.10 $1,175.00
TRIMES3 AHCBUS501 27/08/2018 27/09/2018 02/11/2018 0.10 $1,175.00
TRIMES3 AHCBUS506 27/08/2018 27/09/2018 02/11/2018 0.10 $1,175.00
TRIMES3 AHCBUS507 27/08/2018 27/09/2018 02/11/2018 0.10 $1,175.00
Total           $11,750.00

*EFTSL - Equivalent Full Time Study Load

Course cap limit: $15,225
Full cost for course: $11,750
Approximate course duration: 12 months
Units of competency required to complete this course: 10

Commencing 2019
Name of course: AHC51416 Diploma of Agribusiness Management
Delivery mode: Classroom/on campus full-time
Delivery location: University of Queensland - Gatton

Unit of study code Competency code Start of study Census date Completion of study EFTSL* Full fee Sub Non-concess** fee Sub concess*** fee
TRIMES1 AHCWHS501 25/02/2019 11/03/2019 03/05/2019 0.10 $1,225.00 $958.50 $878.50
TRIMES1 AHCBUS401 25/02/2019 11/03/2019 03/05/2019 0.10 $1,225.00 $958.50 $878.50
TRIMES1 AHCBUS508 25/02/2019 11/03/2019 03/05/2019 0.10 $1,225.00 $958.50 $878.50
TRIMES2 AHCAGB501 20/05/2019 06/06/2019 16/08/2019 0.10 $1,225.00 $958.50 $878.50
TRIMES2 AHCSOL501 20/05/2019 06/06/2019 16/08/2019 0.10 $1,225.00 $958.50 $878.50
TRIMES2 AHCAGB505 20/05/2019 06/06/2019 16/08/2019 0.10 $1,225.00 $958.50 $878.50
TRIMES2 AHCNAR506 20/05/2019 06/06/2019 16/08/2019 0.10 $1,225.00 $958.50 $878.50
TRIMES3 AHCBUS506 02/09/2019 16/09/2019 08/11/2019 0.10 $1,225.00 $958.50 $878.50
TRIMES3 AHCBUS501 02/09/2019 16/09/2019 08/11/2019 0.10 $1,225.00 $958.50 $878.50
TRIMES3 AHCWRK501 02/09/2019 16/09/2019 08/11/2019 0.10 $1,225.00 $958.50 $878.50
Total           $12,250.00 $9,585.00 $8,785.00

*EFTSL - Equivalent Full Time Study Load

** Subsidised non concessional fee

*** Subsidised concessional fee

Course cap limit: $15,225
Full cost for course: $12,250
Approximate course duration: 12 months
Units of competency required to complete this course: 10

Disclaimer: Details are correct at the time of upload 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.

 

Duration

1st trimester (10 weeks) full time (Monday - Friday)

2nd trimester (13 weeks) full time (Monday - Friday)

3rd trimester (10 weeks) full time (Monday - Friday)

Program Commencement

February 2018 and 2019.

Location

UQ Gatton Campus

Delivery Mode

Internal, with face to face tuition.  Assessment is submited online. 

Entry Requirements

Minimum Year 12, with five sound achievements including Mathematics, English and a Science subject; or, a Certificate III in Agriculture (or equivalent). No OP is required. 

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans are applicable to the Diploma of Agribusiness Management. Information for students applying for a VET Student Loan is available here.

All students must also read the Commonwealth Department of Education and Training's VET Student Loans Information Booklet 2017 when applying for a VET Student Loan.

Enquiries

Email: enquiries_gvec@uq.edu.au

Phone: (07) 5460 1353

Fax: (07) 5460 1367

Postal address:

UQ-GVEC
The University of Queensland,
Gatton Campus
Gatton Qld 4343
Australia

Applications:

If you wish to apply please contact UQ-GVEC using the details above.

Code of Practice

Refund and other UQ-GVEC policies are available in the Code of Practice.