Introduction to Irrigation | Agriculture

2 half days



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Over 54% of the water consumption in Australia is used in agriculture and with the increasing scarcity of water, the industry has to find way to improve water efficiency. This course is designed to provide candidates with the knowledge to contribute. This course involves face to face education about how irrigation is the backbone of the agricultural industry and everything that entails.

Learning outcomes

Who is the course for?

This course is designed for anyone who is interested in becoming an irrigation professional within the agriculture industry. This field of work is not only incredibly important in our industry, but incredibly important in our society and is forever expanding with job opportunities.

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Course Topics

  • Irrigation industry segments
  • Water sources
  • Major irrigation industries
  • Soil/plant/water relationships
  • Whole farm land and water plans
  • Physical water accounting
  • Irrigation efficiency and standards
  • Management of water supply as it relates to irrigation
  • Research and development

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

This is the full payment covering the course and the certification.
Irrigation Australia Members rate: $750 ex gst
Non-Members rate: $1,175 ex gst

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