An accredited QATC Certificate-level qualification provides a solid foundation for entry-level agricultural careers, and pathways towards further study and career specialisation.
Our certificate courses have been specifically developed in response to industry feedback and demand, providing students with the practical skills and knowledge the industry demands.
Integrating practical experience in our industry-scale agricultural enterprises with quality instruction from industry specialists, ensures our graduates are prepared for success in the real world.
Certificate II qualifications provide a solid foundation for entry-level agricultural careers. Students are supported during traineeships and apprenticeships - whether at work or school - with flexible and customisable training options to suit the needs of employers, schools and students.
Further enhance your skills with our Certificate III qualifications, providing generalist skills development plus the opportunity to commence a path towards career specialisation.
QATC offers a diverse range of programs allowing students to focus on specific areas of interest, including:
- Production Horticulture
- Rural Operations
- Conservation and Land Management
- Retail Butchery
- Vet Nursing
QATC's College-based Certificate III qualifications are based on the AHC32816 Certificate III in Rural Operations course. This is the most current Rural Operations training package endorsed by the national regulator of vocational training.
- Northern Beef Industries Program
- Livestock and Station Skills
- Introductory Equine and Livestock
- Horsemanship and Breeding
- Cropping Skills
Subsidised Training and Incentives
AHC32816 Certificate III in Rural Operations qualifications are listed as being eligible for the Queensland Government Certificate III Guarantee program. The Certificate III Guarantee supports eligible individuals to complete their first post-school Certificate III level qualification and increase their skills to move into employment, re-enter the workforce or advance their career.
The program also supports school students to access training and Queensland’s Year 12 graduates to transition to employment by providing fee-free training in high priority qualifications.
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