Certificate iii in irrigation technology | ACH32419




Units of competency

Online, F2F

Study mode

18 Months


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Our Certificate III in Irrigation Technology is a nationally accredited qualification, tailored to deliver a multi-platform learning experience, focusing oneverything Irrigation. This qualification is considered the starting point or gateway, into the irrigation industry. Upon completion, you will be nationally accredited as a recognised tradesperson, an “Irrigation Technician”. This course entails everything you need to learn to operate and maintain irrigation systems in a wide range of professional environments. 

Learning outcomes

Who is the course for?

This course is designed for anyone looking to become responsible for installing and validating rural water meters. This course provides candidates with an incredible opportunity to gain a nationally recognised certificate.

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Units of competency

  • AHCWHS301 | Contribute to work health and safety processes
  • AHCIRG337 Measure irrigation delivery system performance
  • AHCIRG338 Troubleshoot irrigation systems
  • AHCIRG339 Monitor soils under irrigation
  • AHCIRG340 Install irrigation pumps
  • AHCIRG342 Interpret irrigation plans and drawings
  • AHCIRG345 Install pressurised irrigation systems
  • AHCINF304 Install and terminate extra low voltage wiring systems
  • AHCWRK309 Apply environmentally sustainable work practices
  • AHCIRG328 Operate irrigation controller and sensor technology
  • AHCIRG341 Operate and maintain irrigation pumping systems
  • AHCIRG344 Implement an irrigation schedule
  • AHCIRG346 Operate pressurised irrigation systems
  • AHCIRG347 Maintain pressurised irrigation systems
  • AHCIRG348 Operate and maintain moving irrigation system
  • AHCMER304 Recommend irrigation products and services
  • AHCWRK305 Coordinate worksite activities
  • CPCPWT3027A Connect irrigation systems from drinking water supply
  • CPCPIG2021A Design domestic urban irrigation systems
  • NWPIRR014 Install meters for rural water supplies
  • NWPIRR022 Maintain meters for rural water supplies
  • PMBWELD302 Electrofusion weld polyethylene pipelines

How to study

Students must have standard Language, Literacy and numeracy skills and will be required to complete a Language, Literacy and Numeracy assessment at Certificate III level.

The full qualification can be completed within 18 – 24 months from enrolment

This course must be completed within 24 months from enrolment. Students who fail to complete the course within this timeframe and wish to continue will be charged a re-enrolment fee as per Page 15 of the Irrigation Australia Student Handbook V3.0 March 2020.

Virtual Classroom | Face to Face | Online Post-Course Assessments

Payment options

Upfront Payment

50% must be paid prior to Block 1 and the remaining amount paid prior to Block 3
Members rate: $7,645
Non-Members rate: $8,745

Payment Plan

Pay four equal payments per block
Members rate: $1,911.25 per block
Non-Members rate: $12,186.25 per block

Government Funding

eligible students can apply for a government funding to study the nationally accredited trade qualification Certificate III in Irrigation Technology.

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