National Training Packages

National Training Packages

The WA College of Agriculture – Denmark is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO Code 50502) and can offer students the opportunity to undertake a range of qualifications contained within the National Training Framework. To become an RTO, the College was required to meet the Australian Qualifications Framework and Standards for RTO’s (2015).

All training packages offered at this College are based on National Competency Standards identified under the Australian Qualifications Framework. AQF levels 1 to 6 cover Certificate I, II, III or IV, Diploma or Advanced Diploma (See AQF table below). In the higher education sector, AQF level 7 and 8 cover “Degree” qualifications or higher. The AQF links competency standards to qualifications. Its levels of qualifications cover eight levels of competency.

Australian Qualifications Framework

AQF Level Sample AQF Qualification Sample Competency Level
8 PhD Senior Executive
Masters Degree Specialist Professional
Graduate Diploma
Graduate Certificate
7 Degree Senior Manager
Specialist Professional
6 Advanced Diploma Middle Manager
5 Diploma Junior Manager
4 Certificate IV Advanced Tradesperson
3 Certificate III Advanced Operator
2 Certificate II Competent Operator
1 Certificate I Introduction Level Operator

WA College of Agriculture, Denmark offers AQF qualifications at Certificate I, II and III levels

Training Packages

Training Packages were developed to meet the need for vocational skills identified by industry in Australia. Training Packages are outcomes based. They describe the level of knowledge, skills and understanding that a person with a particular qualification can be expected to demonstrate in the workplace.

The WA College of Agriculture-Denmark offers Certificates I, II and III from five endorsed National Training Packages.

AHC10216 Certificate I in AgriFood Operations
AHC20116 Certificate II in Agriculture
AHC21416 Certificate II in Wool Handling
FWP20116 Certificate II in Forest Growing & Management
MEM20413 Certificate II in Engineering Pathways
AUR20720  Certificate II in Automotive Vocational Preparation
ACM20217 Certificate II in Horse Care
AHC30116 Certificate III in Agriculture

Additional Training and Certificates

Farm Safety
Driver Training
FESA Bush Fire Fighting
Provide First Aid (delivered by St John Ambulance)
ChemCert Using Chemicals Safely
Healthy Lifestyle and Health Education workshops
Recreational Skippers Ticket
Chainsaw Operator Course
Certificate II in Hospitality (delivered by South Regional TAFE)


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