Certificate IV in Agribusiness

National Code: AHC41019
TAFE SA Code: TP01159


Sow the seeds of your future career in agribusiness with this comprehensive qualification. Learn all about the key farm business skills. Develop the knowledge you need to take responsibility for the administration and day-to-day business operations of an agricultural or horticultural production enterprise. Become an agricultural administrator, farm or production manager, or gain the skills you need to run your own agricultural business or smallholding. Understand how to analyse production data, keep the required records and production data, and implement appropriate health and safety practices. Choose from a wide range of electives to tailor your studies to your own career goals. It’s your career, you decide where it will take you with TAFE SA.

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24 months 

Part Time

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  • No course admission requirements
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You will need a computer and internet connection for online study.

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  • Upfront Payment

    Each semester, fees can be paid online with VISA or Mastercard or at an Australia Post outlet.

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    Payment Plan

    If you have difficulty paying your fees upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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  • Employment Outcomes

    Job roles vary across different industry sectors and include:
    • Agribusiness administrator
    • Assistant Farm Manager
    • Specialist Livestock Production Manager
    • Owner and Manager of a Small Farm Production

    Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

    Qualifications & Skills Covered

    Certificate IV in Agribusiness (AHC41019)
    This qualification reflects the role of workers who are responsible for the administration and day to day business operations of an agricultural or horticultural production enterprise. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 3 core units and 9 elective units.

    Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.

    of TAFE SA graduates are satisfied with the overall quality of training.
    of TAFE SA graduates would recommend their training.

    * 2021 NCVER Student Outcomes Survey findings
  • Below is a list of all units that TAFE SA can offer in this qualification. The selection of elective units you will be enrolled into depends on the campus you attend, and the qualification packaging rules described on www.training.gov.au.

    Not all elective units listed below must necessarily be completed to achieve your qualification.


    Name Nominal Hours
    Analyse and interpret production data 100
    Keep financial records for primary production business 60
    Maintain work health and safety processes 70


    Name Nominal Hours
    Administer finance, insurance and legal requirements 120
    Develop and Review Business Plan 150
    Lead Team Effectiveness 50
    Make a presentation 30
    Manage livestock production 180
    Manage small business finances 60
    Operate within a budget framework 50
    Supervise work routines and staff performance 50
    Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff 50
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