Certificate In Beef Cattle Farming

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Course Overview


Agriculture is big business in Australia and starting a career in this field can be very rewarding for those willing to put in the hard yards. Beef cattle farming is no different, a worker in this industry will love working long days, enjoy the outdoors & doesn’t mind working up a sweat. Beef cattle farming directly employs 77,000 people each year and is the largest employer in this sector.

This course, Certificate in Beef Cattle Farming, will offer students an insight into cattle farming in Australia. Students will learn about beef cattle production systems, cattle breeding, illness and injuries, overall health and wellbeing of cattle, nutrition, land management, how stud works. As student’s progress, they will learn about the day-to-day business operations, management systems, industry networks & much more.

This course is a great stepping stone for those either thinking about starting a career in cattle farming or simply wanting to advance into a management role. Students may elect to go on and do further study such as an agriculture degree at university to further advance their career or find employment in the cattle farming industry.

Course Details


Certificate In Beef Cattle Farming 


Course Duration

150 hours of study from start to finish 

Tutor Support

Monday to Saturday via email or phone contact 

Study Mode

100% Online

Start Date

Enrol anytime

Course Units

Module 1

  • Introduction to Beef and Cattle Farming 
  • Beef Cattle Production Systems
  • Beef Cattle Breeding 
  • Diseases in Beef Cattle – Viral and Bacterial 
  • Parasitic and Other Diseases in Beef Cattle 
  • Nutrition in Beef Cattle 
  • Commercial Herd Management 
  • Feed Lot Management 
  • Stud Herd Management 
  • Management, Economics and Marketing 

Module 2

  • Strategic Management 
  • Business Plans 
  • Business Assessment 
  • Viability Analysis 
  • Management Strategies 
  • Human Resources
  • Physical Resources
  • Natural Resources 
Career Pathways
  • Farm Hand 
  • Livestock worker
  • Cattle Farm Manager 
Course Features
  • All course material is provided for students and included within the course fees.

  • Network with other likeminded students in our interactive online learning platform.

  • Graduate with an official certificate recognising your successful completion of the course.

  • Receive an academic transcript of all the units completed.

  • A letter of recommendation for any current or future employer.

  • Assistance in either setting up a LinkedIn profile or CV/Cover letters.

  • A three-day cooling off period to ensure you're happy with the course of your choice.

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