Certificate III in Irrigation

AHC32416

Course Overview

Average Course Fee: $3793

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Average Course Duration: 1 Year

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Description

This qualification reflects the skills and knowledge required to become installation or operations technicians within the irrigation industry.

It applies to skilled workers who carry out installation and operations job roles in the irrigation servicing, horticulture and agriculture industries.

No occupational licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication. However, an individual Unit of Competency may specify relevant licensing, legislative or regulatory requirements. Specific determination should be sought through the relevant State or Territory.

Student Outcomes

Students who graduate from VET courses are surveyed approximately 6 months after they have completed their training. For more information on the statistics provided in this section, including the different levels (course, field of education, all fields of education) of data available please select the Learn more button below.

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Satisfied with Training

Percentage of graduates in the Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies field who were satisfied with the training (Certificate III).

Improved Work Status

Percentage of graduates in the Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies field who started/expanded a business or who have a new job, more highly skilled work, a promotion or higher pay (Certificate III).

Salary

The middle of the range of salaries earned by graduates in the Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies field starting their first ever full-time job after graduating (Certificate III).

Jobs

Graduates of the Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies field (Certificate III) are most often employed as:

Technicians and Trades Workers

40.2%

Technicians and Trades Workers
Labourers

22.1%

Labourers
Managers

10.7%

Managers

Industries

Graduates of the Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies field (Certificate III) are most often employed in:

Agriculture, forestry and fishing

26.2%

Agriculture, forestry and fishing
Construction

19.8%

Construction
Administrative and support services

11.4%

Administrative and support services

All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.

Financial Assistance

The federal, state and territory governments provide financial incentives and support for vocational education and training students to help them gain the skills required to secure and maintain rewarding and sustainable employment.

There are programs for all kinds of students; apprentices and trainees, new job starters, those re-entering the workforce, retraining for a new job or upgrading their skills for an existing job.

 


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Subsidised Training

The following highlighted state and territory governments dedicate funds to reduce or, in some cases, fully cover tuition fees for VET students who wish to study this course. Please check with your preferred training provider to see if you are eligible.
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VET Student Loans

Certain courses are eligible for a VET Student Loan from the Australian Government to assist students with paying tuition fees. The initial debt amount (including the loan fee, if applicable) plus indexation must be paid back once the loan recipient starts earning over a certain amount. The compulsory repayment threshold for the 2019-20 income year is $45,881.


Career Information

Career development is the ongoing process of managing your life, learning and work. It involves developing the skills and knowledge that enable you to plan and make informed decisions about your education, training and career choices.


Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Career Pathway

Certificate III in Irrigation is in the Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies Field of Education. For more information about this kind of career, you can explore Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management.


Stream

Irrigation

Certificate II

Advanced Diploma

Stream

Animal Production
Shearing/Wool Harvesting & Handling
Rural and General Operations
Production Horticulture
Conservation and Land Management
Indigenous Land Management
Horticulture
Arboriculture
Retail Nursery
Gardening
Seed Testing and Production
Permaculture
Grain Production

Note: Information provided as a guide only. Chart developed by the Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au). Information in this chart may be reproduced with acknowledgement of its source: "The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au/jpc) funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training".



Apprenticeships and Traineeships


Australian Apprenticeships can provide a pathway to a career change for people looking to re-enter the workforce and for people who are currently working. Australian Apprenticeships combine work with training in a national recognised qualification.

This qualification is available as an Australian Apprenticeship or Traineeship in the state and territories coloured in blue on the map.

 


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