Total number of units = 17

Core Units = 11

Elective Units = 6

Core Units

Broadacre cropping

add topic AHCBAC302

Establish pastures and crops for livestock production


add topic AHCCHM303

Prepare and apply chemicals

add topic AHCCHM304

Transport and store chemicals


add topic AHCDRY301

Coordinate milking operations


add topic AHCINF302

Plan and construct an electric fence


add topic AHCLSK309

Implement animal health control programs

add topic AHCLSK311

Implement feeding plans for livestock

add topic AHCLSK318

Rear newborn and young livestock

add topic AHCLSK329

Implement procedures for calving


add topic AHCWRK303

Respond to emergencies

Work health and safety

add topic AHCWHS301

Contribute to work health and safety processes

Elective Units

Select at least 3 units from the elective list

3 units aligned to AQF levels 2, 3, or 4 may be selected from the elective list, or this or any other endorsed Training Package or Accredited Course
Selected units must be relevant to job outcomes in dairying and must be chosen to ensure the integrity of the qualification outcome at AQF level 3

Artificial insemination

Unit Code

Unit Title

add topic AHCAIS303

Artificially inseminate livestock

Broadacre cropping

Unit Code

Unit Title

add topic AHCBAC301

Conserve forage

add topic AHCBAC305

Undertake preparation of land for agricultural crop production

add topic AHCBAC306

Establish agricultural crops

add topic AHCBAC307

Maintain agricultural crops

add topic AHCBAC308

Undertake agricultural crop harvesting activities

add topic AHCBAC310

Maintain pastures and crops for livestock production


Unit Code

Unit Title

add topic AHCDRY302

Operate a dairy recycling system


add topic AHCINF301

Implement property improvement, construction and repair

add topic AHCINF303

Plan and construct conventional fencing


Unit Code

Unit Title

add topic AHCLSK301

Administer medication to livestock

add topic AHCLSK305

Maintain livestock water supplies

add topic AHCLSK308

Identify and draft livestock

add topic AHCLSK312

Coordinate artificial insemination and fertility management of livestock

add topic AHCLSK315

Prepare for and implement natural mating of livestock

add topic AHCLSK320

Coordinate and monitor livestock transport

add topic AHCLSK321

Service and repair bores and windmills

add topic AHCLSK322

Transport farm produce or bulk materials

add topic AHCLSK323

Maintain and monitor feed stocks

add topic AHCLSK325

Castrate livestock

add topic AHCLSK326

Mix and mill standard stockfeed

add topic AHCLSK327

Collect, store and administer colostrum

add topic AHCLSK328

Remove and facilitate reuse of effluent and manure from an intensive production system

add topic AHCLSK331

Comply with industry animal welfare requirements

Machinery operation and maintenance

Unit Code

Unit Title

add topic AHCMOM305

Operate specialised machinery and equipment


Unit Code

Unit Title

add topic AHCPCM301

Implement a plant nutrition program


Unit Code

Unit Title

add topic AHCWRK301

Collect samples for a rural production or horticulture monitoring program

add topic AHCWRK302

Monitor weather conditions

add topic AHCWRK305

Coordinate work site activities

add topic AHCWRK306

Comply with industry quality assurance requirements

add topic AHCWRK309

Apply environmentally sustainable work practices

add topic AHCWRK310

Provide on-job training support

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.