TAFE Queensland

Certificate III in Rural Operations / Diploma of Agribusiness Management / Diploma of Agriculture

TAFE Queensland

Course details

CRICOS course code: 095165D

Level of study: Career Based/Vocational


Get the Australian outback experience with this advanced-level, triple qualification that will see you working on farms or stations, or as an agribusiness manager. The agribusiness sector is highly diverse consisting of operators across agricultural services and production at all levels of the supply chain.

In this course you will learn how to identify plants and operate machinery, manage both livestock and crop production, market your products and services, and prepare and monitor budgets. We will also teach you how to develop farm and business plans, create climate risk management strategies, and produce sustainable land strategies.

Upon successful completion of this triple qualification you will have the skills and knowledge needed to become a farm, property or station manager. You will also have a solid foundation to complete further study and advance your career in this field.

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning.


  • Farm Manager
  • Property Manager
  • Farm Production Manager
  • Production Unit Manager
  • Agronomist
  • Agribusiness Manager/Administrator
  • Farm Manager/Administrator
  • Production Unit Manager/Administrator.

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): 11,200 Per Year Read moreTuition Fee: 22,400
Start date: 12 July 2021
Duration: 2 years
Study mode: Full time

Toowoomba Campus

100 Bridge Street
Toowoomba Queensland 4350

Entry criteria

Academic Requirements: Completion of Year 10 (or equivalent). Non school-leavers must have relevant work experience or qualification that indicates likely success of course completion.

Academic IELTS 5.5 (no individual band less than 5.0) or ISLPR 2+ on all skills or other; TOEFL: PBT score of 506; iBT score of 46 with 4 in Reading /Learning and 14 in writing /speaking; PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English) overall score of 42 with Reading /Learning /writing /speaking score of 42; Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) score of 162.


TAFE Queensland
South Bank Campus
66 Ernest Street Brisbane Queensland 4101