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 carry out routine tasks under general supervision and exercise limited autonomy with some accountability for their own work. Job roles vary across different industry sectors and may include:
Assistant animal attendant/stockperson
Assistant farm or station hand
Assistant farm or station worker
Assistant farm or station labourer.
This qualification may be suitable for Apprenticeships, Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) or Workplace Assessment (WPA).
Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Agriculture & Environmental Studies courses at Charles Darwin University (CDU).