The Diploma of Agriculture aims to prepare students to work on farms and stations who manage enterprise production units or work as employees in an agricultural business. Students will develop the communication and leadership skills needed to thrive in the industry whether in marketing and financial services, crop supply, crop management, agricultural merchandising, or managing a farm.
This qualification reflects the role of personnel working on farms and stations who manage enterprise production units and employees and sole operators of agribusinesses who provide crop production advice and services to production enterprises. Industry expects individuals with this qualification will take personal responsibility and exercise autonomy in undertaking complex work. They must analyse information and exercise judgement to complete a range of advanced skilled activities.
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10 Months + 6 Months Industrial Attachment
Entry Requirements and Intakes
Obtained at least C6 for any GCE O-Level subject, or Higher National ITE Certificate (Higher Nitec) or 10 years of formal education or equivalent.
Matured students aged 30 years and above with at least 8 years of work experience will be considered for admission.
Applicants must be of age 16 and above.
IELTS 5.5 or AAC EFL Level-5 or equivalent
Students without formal English qualifications will be given a placement test to determine their level of proficiency.
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Develop climate risk management strategies
Develop a whole farm plan
Market products and services
Monitor and review business performance
Prepare and monitor budgets and financial reports
Monitor and manage soils for production projects
Plan and manage long-term weed, pest or disease control in crops
Develop production plan for crops
Apply Plant Biology to Agronomic Practices
* The Industrial Attachment will be compulsory and integral module of DOA. In the event that a student is unable to participate in the Industrial Attachment module due to circumstances beyond the control of the student or the College, like non-approval of the Training Work Permit by Ministry of Manpower, the student will be required to complete a Research Based Project with the submission of a report to be considered for graduation for the course.
** The grade for Industrial Attachment will be capped at Pass Grade ‘P’ upon successful completion.
Assessment & Grades
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In order to be awarded the Diploma of Agriculture, a student must obtain at least a Pass Grade in all the modules within the eligibility period of 2 years from the date of commencement and has no outstanding fees.
Certificate will be awarded by Academies Australasia College.
Fees (Please see the top of the webpage for online payment of Application Fee and Course Fee)