Diploma of Agribusiness Management

The Diploma of Agribusiness Management reflects the role of personnel working on farms, stations and related rural businesses involved in administering and managing those businesses.


Packaging Rules

Completion of ten (10) elective units.


a minimum of eight (8) units must come from the elective units list

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



add topic AHCAGB501A Develop climate risk management strategies

add topic AHCAGB502A Plan and manage infrastructure requirements

add topic AHCAGB503A Plan and monitor production processes

add topic AHCAGB504A Plan production for the whole land/farm based business

add topic AHCAGB505A Develop a whole farm plan

add topic BSBADM504B Plan or review administrative systems

add topic BSBWOR501B Manage personal work priorities and professional development

add topic TLIL1907C Implement and monitor transport logistics

add topic TLIR207C Source goods/services and evaluate contractors

add topic TLIR307C Negotiate a contract


add topic AHCBUS501A Manage staff

add topic AHCBUS502A Market products and services

add topic AHCBUS503A Negotiate and monitor contracts

add topic AHCBUS504A Prepare estimates, quotes and tenders

add topic AHCBUS505A Develop a marketing plan

add topic AHCBUS506A Develop and review a business plan

add topic AHCBUS507A Monitor and review business performance

add topic AHCBUS508A Prepare and monitor budgets and financial reports

Occupational Health and Safety

add topic AHCOHS501A Manage Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) processes

Natural area restoration

add topic AHCNAR506A Develop and implement sustainable land use strategies


add topic AHCWRK511A Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability


    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, Advanced Diploma of Agribusiness Management or Advanced 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:

    Farm manager/administrator

    Production unit manager/administrator

    Station/property manager/Agribusiness manager/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:


Reading and interpreting workplace related documentation

Writing to audience needs

Interpreting the needs of internal/external customers

Establishing/using networks


Working with diverse individuals and groups

Applying knowledge of own role as a part of a team

Applying teamwork skills to a range of situations

Identifying and using the strengths of other team members


Developing practical and creative solutions to workplace problems

Applying a range of strategies in problem solving

Listening to and resolving concerns in relation to workplace issues

Initiative and enterprise

Identifying opportunities that might not be obvious to others

Generating a range of options in response to workplace matters

Translating ideas into action

Developing innovative solutions

Planning and organising

Taking initiative and making decisions within workplace role

Working within or establishing clear project goals and deliverables

Determining or applying required resources

Allocating people and other resources to tasks and workplace requirements


Having a personal vision and goals

Articulating own ideas and vision

Monitoring and evaluating own performance

Taking responsibility at the appropriate level


Being open to learning, new ideas and techniques

Learning in order to accommodate change

Managing own learning


Using technology and related workplace equipment

Using technology to organise data

Applying technology as a management tool