Agriculture Courses

Agriculture courses for farming careers or hobby farming.

Courses with practical experience for working in agriculture, focusing on animal and food production and farm management. Offering great support, flexible learning and lots of study options in science, technology & management of all types of livestock and crops.

  • Advanced Certificate in Agribusiness

    Learn to manage agricultural businesses such as farms, agricultural supply and service businesses. Farm production alone does not make success any more. Good business management is a critical skill for a sustainable career in agriculture.
  • Advanced Certificate in Agriculture

    Develop your career & business potential studying agricultural science, management and practice. A broader foundation study program to suit students less certain about the farm sector they aim to work in.
  • Advanced Certificate in Equine Studies

    An advanced equine study program. Gain knowledge, understanding and awareness of horse health and behaviour as well as the equine industry. A useful foundation for a professional career or business in the equine industry.
  • Agricultural Marketing

    Maximize your business and improve your marketing with this course. Explore innovative and different approaches to improve sales and profit for any agricultural enterprise, on or off farm.
  • Agronomy

    Study Agronomy to learn how to grow broad acre crops, cereal crops, fibre crops, oil crops, and more. Learn about crops ranging from wheat and cotton to soy and sunflower.
  • Agronomy III - Root Crops

    Learn how to grow root vegetables, some of the world's most vital crops. Start a new enterprise or increase and improve your farm's output. Root crops are the second most important staple crop in the world.
  • Animal Behaviour

    Learn Animal Behaviour with this 100-hour distance learning course covering a variety of aspects that affect animal behaviour.
  • Animal Breeding

    Learn animal breeding theory and practice for farm and domesticated animals, from our highly qualified team of veterinary and agricultural professionals. Teaching about animals since 1990.
  • Animal Diseases

    Learn about animal diseases and how veterinary professionals make a diagnosis. This course will help you understand the principles of disease, diagnosis, and how to determine an appropriate course of action to help animals in need.
  • Animal Grooming

    Learn to groom farm animals or pets for better animal health and wellbeing. Also useful for competitive and exhibition-level animals. 100-hour course, with extensive training in theory and practice of working as a groomer.
  • Animal Health Care

    Learn to manage animal health for pets, wildlife or farm animals via distance education. Study veterinary and animal health, disease prevention, health therapies and nursing at home, online, via e-learning or correspondence study.
  • Aquaculture

    Aquaculture is the farming of water creatures for human consumption. You will learn about production systems, other species, feeding, harvesting and health of fish and how to set up an aquaculture venture.
  • Aviculture (Bird Keeping)

    Study aviculture. Learn everything you need to know about birdkeeping. Useful for working in the pet industry, or for avid bird lovers.
  • Beef Cattle

    Learn better management of beef cattle; develop your career or job prospects; improve your farm operations.
  • Calf Rearing

    Learn to raise calves for dairy or beef farming. This course will help you build a practical and theoretical understanding of the industry, all under the guidance of our international faculty of animal scientists and farm professionals.
  • Certificate In Agriculture

    Agriculture Certificate for new farmers, those seeking employment or a qualification. Gain knowledge and skills to run or work farms in: cropping, dairy, beef, pigs, poultry, horse studs and more.
  • Certificate in Agronomy

    Study agronomy online. Learn about the production and harvesting of different crops, including grains (cereals, pulses, and other grains) and root crops.
  • Dairy Cattle

    Study dairy farming by distance education. Learn theory and practice of dairying for better farm management, career development or employment in the dairy industry, on or off farm.
  • Dog Care

    Learn about dog breeds, biology, behaviour and training, health care and more with this 100-hour course. Study with our experienced, highly qualified veterinary and canine experts.
  • Dog Psychology and Training

    Learn how to become a dog trainer. Explore the knowledge, skills and business possibilities for working in the behavioural management of dogs. 100-hour course.
  • Farm Management

    Learn better farm management with this course developed by John Mason, prolific writer and the author of best-selling book "Farm Management". Study with our team of internationally renowned agricultural experts from Australia and the UK.
  • Forage Management

    Correctly managed forage is critical to agricultural success and sustainability. Learn to better manage forage resources for both livestock and other animals
  • Forestry Foundations

    Learn how to grow and manage timber for production, how urban forests are managed as sustainable assets, how agroforestry is specific to growing trees on farms and learn management for commercial plantations, native and natural forests.
  • Goat Production

    Study goat husbandry by distance education. Learn about breeds, behaviour, feed and nutrition, farm systems, wool and meat production, and more. 100-hour training program.
  • Horse Breeding

    Learn to breed horses, and improve your options for work in the equine industry. With this theoretical and practical course, you will have a solid foundation to build experience in the field of horse breeding.
  • Horse Care I

    Learn horse care from our international team of equestrians and animal scientists. An excellent course for horse owners or a starting point for a career in the equine industry.
  • Horse Care II

    Learn equine feed and nutrition, stable management and conditioning and more from highly qualified equine professionals in Australia and the UK.
  • Horse Care III

    Learn about equine health from experienced veterinary scientists. Our in-depth 100-hour, self paced home study will help you manage horse health and conditioning.
  • Natural Health Care for Animals

    Study animal health management and natural health care for animals. Learn to use naturopathy to treat or prevent disease or illness in domestic pets, farm animals or wildlife.
  • Organic Farming

    Study organic farming and learn to farm animals or crops using organic, biodynamic, eco-farming techniques.
  • Pasture Management

    Learn more about pasture management with ACS. Pastures are critical to many types of farms. Farmers have been known to turn unprofitable farms into commercial successes by simply improving pasture.
  • Pet Care

    Online Pet Care course to study pets at home. Study pet first aid, pet behaviour, types of pets, feeding pets and useful grooming techniques.
  • Pigs

    Learn to raise pigs on a small or large scale; improve your on farm management; develop your career or business prospects or lay a foundation for further study.
  • Poultry

    Learn to raise chickens, ducks, turkeys and geese for commercial production or self-sufficiency. This course covers a variety of production methods, useful for small- and large-scale operations.
  • Sheep

    Learn sheep husbandry and farming for improved farm practices in the production of wool and meat with our experienced and highly qualified faculty.
  • Soil Management (Agriculture)

    Improve your yields with this course on soil management. Learn about soil quality, poor nutrition, chemical imbalances, structural problems such as drainage, the importance of microbial life and more.
  • Sustainable Agriculture

    Learn to make a farm sustainable -- as a business and for the environment. 100-hour course, developed by John Mason, author of "Sustainable Agriculture", published by Landlinks Press (CSIRO).
  • Weed Control

    Learn weed science and management for farms and natural landscapes. Improve farm production and sustainability and learn about land conservation.