The most enjoyable part about RST was the workshops and the interaction between other young people in the course. This was a great way to make new connections and learn from others.
The Regional Skills Training (RST) Emerging Technologies Program offers training under the following qualification:
- AHC40116 Certificate IV in Agriculture
This course is designed for farm leaders and supervisors wanting to explore different types of Agriculture Technology (AgTech). The Emerging Technologies course will enable you to gain confidence in applying new technology to your farming practices.
Students will cover the core topic of Work health and safety as well as a selection of industry relevant topics including:
- Work health and safety
- Integrated pest management strategies
- Soil management
- Livestock nutrition and health
- Machinery management
This program focuses on a collection of chemical, biological and physical tools and technologies. You will develop skills and broaden your knowledge of AgTech to take back to your workplace.
Studying with RST
This course is delivered through a series of workshops at RST’s training room located at Glenelg in Adelaide, online tutorials as well as field trips to farms, animal processing facilities and university research sites located around South Australia.
RST understands the busy times around seeding and harvest and we structure our training around these busy times.
You can enrol and commence your training at any time.
By attending all scheduled workshops and completing all assessments a course should take between 18 months and three years to complete depending on your needs and work commitments.
Please refer to the course fee sheet for information on fees and charges as well as concessions that may be available.
What our students say
Every part of the course was made to relate to your own business therefore making it all relevant and interesting so you wanted to learn it.
It has made me become aware and helped me participate in the business side of farming.