Certificate IV in Agribusiness

This qualification allows individuals to develop agribusiness skills and knowledge within the agriculture and production horticulture industry. They may undertake a range of complex and non-routine tasks related to the administration of an agribusiness. The range of technical skills and knowledge is proficient and leadership of others would be expected.


Packaging Rules

Completion of twelve (12) units made up of one (1) core unit and eleven (11) elective units.


a minimum of nine (9) units must come from the elective units list

a maximum of two (2) units may be selected from the elective units or from units aligned to Certificates III, IV or Diploma in AHC10 or from any other currently endorsed training package or accredited course. Selected units must be relevant to job outcomes in the rural business.


Occupational Health and Safety

Unit code

Unit title

add topic AHCOHS401A

Maintain Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) processes



Unit code

Unit title

add topic AHCAGB301A

Keep records for a primary production business

add topic AHCAGB401A

Implement and monitor a property improvement plan

add topic AHCAGB402A

Analyse and interpret production data

add topic BSBRSK401A

Identify risk and apply risk management processes


Unit code

Unit title

add topic AHCBUS401A

Administer finance, insurance and legal requirements

add topic AHCBUS402A

Cost a project

add topic AHCBUS403A

Support and review business structures and relationships

add topic AHCBUS404A

Operate within a budget framework

add topic AHCBUS405A

Participate in an e-business supply chain

add topic BSBCMM401A

Make a presentation

add topic BSBFIA402A

Report on financial activity

add topic BSBHRM402A

Recruit, select and induct staff

add topic BSBINM401A

Implement workplace information system

add topic BSBITU404A

Produce complex desktop published documents

add topic BSBRES401A

Analyse and present research information

add topic BSBSMB405B

Monitor and manage small business operations

add topic BSBSMB406A

Manage small business finances

add topic BSBWOR402A

Promote team effectiveness


Unit code

Unit title

add topic AHCSHG406A

Prepare shearing team wages

Broad acre cropping

Unit code

Unit title

add topic AHCBAC501A

Manage agricultural crop production


Unit code

Unit title

add topic AHCLSK501A

Manage livestock production

Occupational Health and Safety

Unit code

Unit title

add topic AHCOHS401A

Maintain OHS processes


Unit code

Unit title

add topic AHCWRK401A

Implement and monitor quality assurance procedures

add topic AHCWRK402A

Provide information on issues and policies

add topic AHCWRK403A

Supervise work routines and staff performance

add topic AHCWRK404A

Ensure compliance with pest legislation

add topic BSBWOR402A

Promote team effectiveness

add topic MSL913002A

Plan and conduct laboratory/field work

add topic PSPPM402B

Manage simple projects

add topic PSPPOL404A

Support policy implementation

add topic SRXGRO002A

Deal with conflict

add topic TAEDEL301A

Provide work skill instruction


    Qualification pathways

    Pathways into the qualification

    This qualification may be accessed by direct entry.

    Pathways from the qualification

    Further training pathways from this qualification include, but are not limited to, Diploma of Agribusiness or Diploma of Agriculture.

    Australian Apprenticeships

    This qualification is suitable for an Australian Apprenticeship.

    Job roles

    Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

    Agribusiness administrator

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Licensing Information

Not Applicable

Employability Skills


Employability Skill

Industry/enterprise requirements for this qualification include:


Applying numeracy skills to workplace requirements


Applying knowledge of own role as a part of a team


Showing interdependence and initiative in identifying problems

Using numeracy skills to solve problems

Initiative and enterprise

Generating a range of options in response to workplace matters

Planning and organising

Collecting analysing and organising information

Using basic business systems for planning and organising

Managing time and priorities


Taking responsibility at the appropriate level


Participating in ongoing learning

Managing own learning


Using basic technology skills

Using technology to organise data

Adapting to new technology skills requirements