Skills & Knowledge you will learn View Details

Plan a seed crop establishment program
Supervise seed crop establishment
Plan and implement seed crop maintenance
Supervise seed crop harvesting
Maintain work health and safety processes
Analyse and interpret production data
Identify risk and apply risk management processes
Supervise irrigation system maintenance
Develop a regional pest management program
Implement and monitor quality assurance procedures
Sample soils and interpret results
Supervise work routines and staff performance

Skills & Knowledge you will learn View Details

Prepare and maintain a seed reference collection
Develop and implement laboratory policy and procedures
Undertake internal audits in a seed laboratory
Perform a tetrazolium test
Perform seed vigour test
Perform a 1000 seed weight test
Maintain work health and safety processes
Implement and monitor quality assurance procedures
Supervise work routines and staff performance
Maintain a quarantine approved laboratory
Perform an Anguina test on annual ryegrass seed
Handle & store quarantinable materials
Perform an endophytic seed test
Perform an electrophoresis test on a seed sample
Perform standard calibrations
Process and interpret data
Use laboratory application software
Apply quality system and continuous improvement processes

Skills & Knowledge you will learn View Details

Provide advice on permaculture principles and practices
Plan and implement permaculture works
Select appropriate technology for a permaculture system
Identify and analyse bioregional characteristics and resources
Evaluate suitability of species as solutions for permaculture applications
Design a rural permaculture system
Design an urban permaculture system
Design harvesting and storage systems for permaculture products
Implement and monitor animal health and welfare programs for a permaculture system
Recommend approaches for sustainable community and bioregional development
Establish a rural permaculture system
Provide work skill instruction

Skills & Knowledge you will learn View Details

Diagnose plant health problems
Develop a horticultural production plan
Manage a controlled growing environment
Monitor and manage soils for production projects
Manage work health and safety processes
Develop and manage a chemical use strategy
Manage enterprise staff requirements
Prepare and monitor budgets and financial reports
Manage machinery and equipment
Source goods/services and evaluate contractors

Skills & Knowledge you will learn View Details

Develop climate risk management strategies
Plan and manage infrastructure requirements
Plan production for the whole business
Plan and implement administrative systems
Monitor and review business performance
Analyse machinery options
Manage estate planning
Prepare estimates, quotes and tenders
Negotiate and monitor contracts
Develop and implement sustainable land use strategies

Skills & Knowledge you will learn View Details

Determine hydraulic parameters for an irrigation system
Audit irrigation systems
Design irrigation system maintenance and monitoring programs
Design irrigation, drainage and water treatment systems
Develop an irrigation and drainage management plan
Monitor and manage soils for production
Manage sales and service delivery
Monitor and review business performance
Manage staff
Market products and services
Prepare estimates, quotes and tenders

Skills & Knowledge you will learn View Details

Plan production for the whole business
Manage an agroecology production system
Manage biodynamic production
Manage organic soil improvement
Prepare the enterprise for organic or biodynamic certification
Develop production plans for crops
Manage agricultural crop production
Monitor and review business performance
Plan, implement and review a quality assurance program
Design irrigation, drainage and water treatment systems

Skills & Knowledge you will learn View Details

Provide advice on permaculture principles and practices
Design an integrated permaculture system
Develop a strategic plan for a permaculture project or enterprise
Manage a permaculture project
Research and interpret requirements for a permaculture project
Carry out permaculture field research
Plan and supervise the implementation of permaculture project works
Design permaculture structures and features
Facilitate participatory planning and learning activities
Plan community governance and decision making processes
Manage organic soil improvement
Develop an organic or biodynamic management plan

Skills & Knowledge you will learn View Details

Implement the food safety program and procedures
Participate in OHS processes
Contribute to OHS processes
Apply quality systems and procedures
Provide and apply workplace information
Report on workplace performance
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
Pick grapes by hand
Take and process vine cuttings
Hand prune vines
Train vines
Undertake irrigation system maintenance activities
Operate tractors
Apply chemicals under supervision
Coordinate canopy management activities
Operate the irrigation system
Operate vineyard equipment
Operate a mechanical harvester
Implement an irrigation schedule
Coordinate hand pruning activities
Tend containerised nursery plants
Identify and treat nursery plant disorders
Implement a soil management program
Apply chemicals and biological agents
Lead work teams and groups

Skills & Knowledge you will learn View Details

Analyse and convey workplace information
Contribute to OHS processes
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
Coordinate machinery and equipment maintenance and repair
Perform machinery maintenance
Operate machinery and equipment
Operate specialised machinery and equipment
Operate a boiler – intermediate
Operate a boiler – advanced
Operate a sugar system
Perform factory control tests
Lead work teams and groups
Operate a high grade fugal station
Operate a crystalliser station process
Operate a boiler – basic
Operate a bagasse fuel supply system OR
Operate a coal fuel supply system
Operate a waste water treatment system
Operate a cooling water system
Perform standard tests on cane samples
Collect and prepare samples
Undertake simple fabrication
Operate a process control interface
Operate an evaporation process
Operate basic machinery and equipment