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|
|Masters Degree||Specialist Professional|
|6||Advanced Diploma||Middle 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 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
|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)|