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AHC32416 – Certificate III in Irrigation

What is the course about?

This Qualification describes the job roles of supervised entry-level workers in the irrigation industry. It covers the employment areas of irrigation installation and irrigation operations.

Job titles may include: Field and support staff, Irrigation industry.


What is it going to do for me?

It provides students with the skills & knowledge needed to work under supervision as a skilled operator or assistant to a specialist in the irrigation industry. Students complete a range of general irrigation modules.


On successful completion of the course, you will be able to:

  • Install irrigation systems for a range of crop types and industries
  • Monitor the performance of irrigation systems
  • Collecting and recording information relating to irrigation
  • Understanding of soils & the effects of irrigation to soil
  • Plan for the best type of irrigation systems


How is the training delivered

Irrigation has limited funded places (10 only places under a contract of training).  However, a student can still attend the classes if they do not have a contract of training, but the course would be Fee for Service at a cost of $6400.


How long is it going to take?

The classroom study is fortnightly for 1 (one) year.


 What does the course contain?

  • Completion of Fourteen (14 )units including two (2) core units


AHCIRG308 Monitor soils under irrigation
AHCWHS301 Contribute to Work Health and Safety processes
AHCIRG306 Troubleshoot irrigation systems
AHCIRG325 Operate Irrigation Technology
AHCIRG327 Implement an irrigation schedule
AHCIRG331 Install pressurised irrigation systems
AHCIRG332 Operate pressurised irrigation systems
AHCIRG333 Maintain pressurised irrigation systems
AHCDRG301 Install drainage systems
AHCDRG303 Troubleshoot drainage systems
AHCIRG303 Measure irrigation delivery system performance
AHCMER304 Recommend irrigation products and services
AHCLPW306 Undertake sampling and testing of water
AHCWRK405 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices


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