Short Course Details

Work in Agriculture Skill Set

AHCWHS301 Contribute to work health and safety processes
AHCMOM202 Operate tractors
AHCMOM304 Operate machinery and equipment
AHCPMG301 Control weeds
AHCCHM304 Transport and store chemicals
AHCCHM307 Prepare and apply chemicals to control pests, weeds and diseases
AHCWRK204 Work effectively in the industry

​The Work in Agriculture Skill Set targets specific skill requirements for agriculture and rural employment.

This skill set was developed in consultation with businesses and employers to deliver fast track training that will get you skills ready for jobs.

This skill set is the ideal introductory training opportunity for new entrants to the agricultural industry. Participants will gain a solid foundation in essential farming skills including health and safety, chemical handling, modern tractor and machinery operation and weed control.

On completion of this skill set students will receive a Statement of Attainment for the seven nationally recognised units of competency in which they are deemed competent. These units can contribute to full qualifications (see further study options below).

Face-to-face training will be delivered at Muresk Institute in two blocks:
• Block one: 16 August – 20 August (5 days)
• Block two: 23 August – 25 August (3 days)

Note: Student will be required to complete pre-reading online.

This Skill Set is part of the FREE job ready skill sets. Youth, concession students and jobseekers pay nothing - that’s no course or resource fees. To check if you are eligible view the 'Skills Ready: Frequently Asked Questions' available at

Suitable for:
  • People wanting to enter the agricultural industry and gain employment as a farm worker 
  • School leavers
  • Career changers
  • People wanting to update skills according to current industry practices and equipment
Subject matter expert:
Registered training organisation:
South Regional TAFE
RTO Code: 52790
This course will be delivered over two blocks. BLOCK 1: 16-20 August 2021 AND BLOCK 2: 23-25 August 2021 (8:30am–5:00pm)
8 days
Further study options:
  • Certificate II in Agriculture
  • Certificate II in Rural Operations
  • Certificate II in Horticulture
  • Certificate II in Conservation and Land Management
  • Certificate III in Agriculture
  • Certificate III in Rural Operations
  • Certificate III in Horticulture
  • Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management
$560.5 full fee
$247 concession
Fee includes:
Youth, concession students and jobseekers pay nothing.

Muresk Institute offers a variety of accommodation with shared facilities (bathrooms and lounge/common rooms).

Phone 1300 994 031 or email for more information including student rates, and to reserve your accommodation.


Enrol online with South Regional TAFE here.

Download enrolment instructions here.

Please contact if you require support through this process.


Prue Jenkins
General Manager
Muresk Institute
T: 9690 1556

The above information is correct at the time of publishing however may be subject to change.

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