Certificate I in AgriFood Operations

This qualification is an entry-level qualification aimed at individuals entering the agriculture, horticulture and conservation and land management industries. It allows individuals to develop basic skills and knowledge to prepare for work. They may undertake a range of simple tasks under close supervision. The range of technical skills and knowledge is limited. The qualification is suited to VET in Schools programs or learners with no previous connection to the agriculture, horticulture or conservation and land management industries or relevant employment history

National Code AHC10216
Study Areas Certificate I in AgriFood Operations
Study Level Certificate I
Study Type Local
Campuses Wongutha CAPS


Wongutha CAPS is an Abstudy Funded school which students will need to be approved by Abstudy under Agriculture special courses

Class Days

Week days

Course Length

Full time – 6 months


Wongutha CAPS

Study Pathways

AHC21216 - Certificate II in Rural Operations
AHC21016 - Certificate II in Conservation and Land Management

Recognition of Prior Learning

Is available.


This course is government accredited and has national recognition

The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 1.

Career Outcomes

This qualification provides a pathway to work in various horticulture settings, such as parks and gardens, shire, farms


Consistent with the qualification packaging rules, the units listed below will be delivered for this qualification.

Code Title
AHCWHS101 Work safely
AHCWRK101 Maintain the workplace
AHCCHM101 Follow basic chemical safety rules
ACMEQU205 Apply knowledge of horse behaviour (prerequisite to following three equine units)
ACMHBR203 Provide daily care for horses
ACMEQU202 Handle horses safely (prerequisite for ACMEQU206)
ACMEQU206 Perform horse riding skills at walk, trot and canter
AHCINF202 Install, maintain and repair fencing
AHCLSK101 Support extensive livestock work
AHCLSK102 Support intensive livestock work
AHCMOM205 Operate vehicles
HLTAID003 Provide first aid
AHCMOM213 Operate and maintain chainsaws