Short Courses

Farm Fencing

This course will give you the skills and knowledge to enable you to fulfil farm fencing on your own property.

Course Code: SAH013

Fees: $295.00

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Topics include:

  • Gate construction
  • Fencing safety OHS
  • Equipment required to construct and maintain fences
  • Identify fences appropriate for livestock
  • Safety issues and legal requirements for fences
  • Basic design and operation of a fence
  • Electric fence design (temporary, cells and permanent)
  • Testing of voltage levels in fence
  • Selection of appropriate energiser
  • Budgeting for fence construction
  • Construction of permanent fence
  • Demonstration safe use of equipment
  • Selecting appropriate fencing knots
  • Assessment

COURSE OUTCOMES

  • Develop the skills and knowledge required to construct and maintain a conventional farm fence
  • Types of fencing
  • Basic designs
  • Electric fences and voltage levels
  • Identification and use of common farm fencing tools and equipment
  • Selecting fencing knots
  • Fencing safety OHS
  • Budgeting for fence construction

SUITABLE FOR

  • Land Owner
  • Hobby Farmer
  • Candidates wishing to refresh or increase their knowledge

PRE-REQUISITES

No prior knowledge or experience needed

ASSESSMENT

A formal assessment

WHAT TO BRING/MATERIALS

  • Wear sturdy footwear
  • Wear warm clothing and hat
  • Bring Leather gloves
  • Pen and Paper

UPON COMPLETION

A Statement of Attainment will be issued at the conclusion of the course.

UNIT OF COMPETENCY

AHCINF303 Plan and Construct Conventional Fencing

COURSE INFORMATION

Start date: 2 September 2017

End date: 3 September 2017

SESSION INFORMATION

Date Day and Times Venue
2 September 2017 Saturday, 9.00am – 5.00pm

Yan Yean Farm
3 September 2017 Sunday, 9.00am – 5.00pm Yan Yean Farm

Duration
Total hours: 16
Sessions: 2 days x 8 hours

This unit of competency will earn you credit towards attaining a Nationally Recognised qualification in Certificate III in Agriculture.

For further information, please contact Short courses on (03) 9269 8615, or by email.

Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.

Available Classes

Course Cancellation or Postponement

Courses with low enrolments may be cancelled or delayed. You will be notified of this 48 hours prior to course commencement.

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