Short Courses

Introduction to Beef and Sheep Breeding

Melbourne Polytechnic's state-of-the-art farm in Yan Yean offers this fabulous short course - Introduction to Beef and Sheep Breeding, as a series of weekend workshops. Completion of the nationally recognised units of competency will earn you credit towards attaining the Certificate III in Agriculture.

Course Code: SAH015

Fees: $457.00

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Once you have completed your weekend workshops and the nationally recognised units of competency, you will have earnt credit towards attaining the Certificate III in Agriculture.

Topics include:

  • animal nutrition
  • herd health
  • mating requirements
  • bull selection
  • monitoring performance
  • breeding classes
  • cycle identification
  • bull introduction
  • managing cow nutrition during pregnancy and lactation
  • paddock selection for calving
  • husbandry procedures
  • record keeping

Please Note: Commencement of this course is dependent on enrolment numbers.

Fees:

Full fee (eligible): $457
Concession: $151
Full fee (ineligible): $450

For any additional information, please contact a Melbourne Polytechnic Education and Career Advisor (ECA), on 03 9269 8400 or 03 9269 8615, or by email.

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.

Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.