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81 An Information Session may be required. Check the Course Information Leaflet, contact the college or visit our website wsi.tafensw.edu.au. There are no fee exemptions or concessions available for TAFE PLUS courses. For more information, visit wsi.tafensw.edu.au/courses/tafeplus.aspx Key: Application required TAFE PLUS fee applies International Student Code Statement of Attainment in (NRT) Organic Soil Management Course No 883 Training Pkg Rural Production Duration 1 year part-time Location Richmond Provides the practical and technical skills required to use sustainable organic agricultural practices, which maintain a balance of productivity with low impact on the environment preserving the ecological quality of land for future use. Entry requirements: NSW School Certificate or equivalent, or relevant experience. Career opportunities: Organic Farm Worker, Organic Producer, Organic Farm Manager. Pest Control see Asset Maintenance (Pest Management) page 83 Certificate II in (NRT) Production Horticulture Course No 1986 Training Pkg Rural Production National Code RTE20603 Duration 1 year part-time Location Richmond This introductory course covers how to propagate, establish and maintain crops, and operate a range of machinery. Entry requirements: There are no formal educational requirements. Career opportunity: Worker in pome and stone fruit production, vegetable, berries, nuts, grapes production. Certificate II in (NRT) Rural Operations Course No 935 National Code RTE20703 Training Pkg Rural Production Duration 18 weeks full-time, 1 year part-time Location Richmond This is for people in rural industries with no expertise but who want to develop basic technical and manual skills used in a rural enterprise. You will learn how to work e ectively as well as learning the basic technical skills allowing you to be employed as a supervised worker in the Rural Sector. Entry requirements: There are no formal educational requirements. Career opportunity: Rural Primary Production Worker. Statement of Attainment in (NRT) Rural Production Studies Course No 946 Duration 1 year full-time, part-time variable Location Richmond For practising farmers, farm workers and people with a commercial interest in farming who want to develop skills in specific areas of Agriculture. Entry requirements: There are no formal educational requirements. You must be a practising farmer or have a commercial interest in farming. Career opportunities: Farm Hand/ Tradesperson, Farm Supervisor/Manager, Farmer. Course in (NRT) Smarttrain -- Chemical Application Course No 9016 National Code 91186NSW Duration 2days(or1dayfor reaccreditation) Location Richmond TAFE PLUS fee applies It is accredited by the Environment Protection Authority. You will be able to apply pesticides using hand operated and powered equipment with ready to use products and solutions of diluted pesticides. This course is also o ered as a reaccreditation program. Entry requirement: There are no formal educational requirements. However, you must have language, literacy and numeracy skills that enable you to reading and understanding chemical labels and Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS). Career opportunity: Chemical Applicator in Agriculture, Horticulture or Conservation and Land Management. Course in (NRT) Smarttrain -- Chemical Risk Management Course No 9017 National Code 91187NSW Duration 1 day Location Richmond TAFE PLUS fee applies Develop risk management procedures for the safe transport, storage and handling, mixing and loading, application and disposal of agricultural chemicals. Maintain adequate records and develop an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) approach to controlling pests. Entry requirement: Refer to the Course Information Leaflet for pre-requisite units. You must have language, literacy and numeracy skills that enable you to reading and understanding chemical labels and Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS). Career opportunities: Chemical Application Manager, Chemical Application Supervisor.