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The AHCSS00025 Farm Business Management Skill Set is an introductory agribusiness program suited for Queensland farmers and farm business managers with responsibility for farm business planning and management, including risk management. The program involves completion of four agribusiness units, for which participants receive a Statement of Attainment.


This course is offered via the following delivery methods, with workshops scheduled periodically at various locations:

  • Online self-paced study (with external assistance available via instructors based at our Gatton Training Hub)
  • Workshops throughout Queensland, delivered in partnership with Queensland Agriculture Workforce Network (QAWN). Workshops delivered by industry presenters the Agri-Business Development Institute (ABDI) (see intake schedule below for workshop dates)


Current workshop schedule:

Intake date/s Location
No currently scheduled intakes, but taking expressions of interest. Please contact us.



The program involves completion of four agribusiness units on an online, self-paced basis, for which successful participants receive a Statement of Attainment.

These units can provide credit towards a number of qualifications including our:

  • AHC50116 Diploma of Agriculture
  • AHC51416 Diploma of Agribusiness Management


Course fees:

Fee Type Amount (online) Amount (workshop)
Fee-For-Service (FFS) fee rate $2,648 $2,648
Co-contribution fee rate $144 $245
Co-contribution - concessional fee rate $80 $145

Funded by the Queensland Government under the Higher Level Skills program.  Funding available to eligible students - please consult our QATC
Enrolments, forms and policies page or contact us.  The fees listed above represent the cost of training and assessment. 


Completion of this program may assist those seeking employment in, or recently introduced to, a farm business management role. The units completed in this program can also provide credit towards a number of agriculture and agribusiness qualifications (including our AHC50116 Diploma of Agriculture or AHC51416 Diploma of Agribusiness Management), which may support those who are already employed and are seeking to upskill or advance along an agribusiness career path.


Compulsory requirements

To be eligible for the Higher Level Skills funding scheme for this course, candidates must be an owner, manager or worker of a farm in Queensland.

Preferred requirements



Support and review business structure and relationships


Develop and review a business plan


Monitor and review business performance


Manage risk


Additional Information

Course disclaimer

All information quoted is current at the date of publication. This information is applicable for Australian citizens or permanent residents only.

Queensland Agricultural Training Colleges (QATC) reserves the right not to offer a course or unit and/or to decline the enrolment of a student in a course or unit on the basis of student demand and/or resource constraints. QATC advises that course offerings, structures, prices, instructors, assessment, unit objectives, and content may be subject to change without notice as circumstances dictate and reserves its rights generally.

Prospective students should contact QATC to ensure the information they are viewing about this training is still current.

Depending on training requirements and personal circumstances, students may be eligible for financial support, course funding or fee subsidies from government initiatives. For more information, refer to individual course pricing and the QATC Fees and Funding page.

Queensland Agricultural Training Colleges (QATC) is a Registered Training Organisation. RTO 31258

Course Details - At a glance

An introductory agribusiness program suited for Queensland farmers and farm business managers with responsibility for farm business planning and management, including risk management

  • Online, Short Course
  • Self-paced (4 day fast-tracked workshops may also be available)
  • Flexible
  • Enrol anytime
  • 4 Units
  • Fees and Charges
    • Fee-For-Service (FFS) fee rate: $2,648 (online or workshop)
    • Co-contribution fee rate: $144 (online) OR $245 (workshop)
    • Co-contribution – concessional fee rate: $80 (online) OR $145 (workshop)