Agritourism is a large and rapidly expanding sector that is being promoted at all levels of Australian governments.
This brand new course which was established in 2020, would suit owners, managers or senior staff within a business that is planning, or establishing an agritourism venture. It would also suit individuals who would like to develop their knowledge and skills to work in such roles.
This course is accessed online and includes 12 units arranged into 5 clusters covering Agritourism Plans; Performance and Review; Safety and Risk; Agritourism Requirements; and, Agritourism Plans. The clusters are designed to help you analyse, plan, review and implement strategies to establish or develop an agritourism venture.
24 Sep 2021 at 02:00PM AEST
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February and July
Full time: 18 months
Part time: Flexible (the time taken to complete this course will vary depending on the number of units you are enrolled in and your input)
This is a blended delivery course which will include a combination of online, remote and face to face delivery. Blended learning can involve a range of online programs and resources including StudentWeb, Microsoft Teams, Cisco Webex, Skype, specific industry platforms, pre-recorded sessions, assigned reading, tutorials, discussion boards, and online activities. Blended learning also involves face-to-face attendance at classes or practical placements.
This Advanced Diploma of Agritourism Operations is designed to provide skills and knowledge to individuals who may have responsibilities for establishing the framework for, and safely manage, tourists who visit a working place of primary production. This includes:
To assist prospective students to determine whether a course is suitable and appropriate for the individual needs, Box Hill Institute will assess all students’ language, literacy and numeracy and digital literacy by asking you to undertake a self-assessment review prior to the enrolment.
A course advisor will discuss the outcomes of the review and make recommendations about whether the course is suitable for you, and identify additional support where required.
Recognition of Prior Learning is available.
Students who have completed a Diploma of Agritourism Operations may be eligible for recognition of prior learning.
This course is government accredited and has national recognition
The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 6
This training is provided to eligible individuals with funds made available by the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments
|Government Subsidised Standard||Full Fee|
|Core Skills Support Fee||$83||$83|
|Retain Course Items||$0||$0|
|Total Course Estimate||$6,409||$13,185|
|Payable Estimate (at commencement)||$4,849||$9,909|
Retain Course Items are purchased once by the student prior to commencing. Those items then become the property of the student. Fees listed are at 2021 rates and may increase annually over the duration of delivery. The student tuition fees listed are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. For more information please contact our Course Advisors on 1300 BOX HILL.
You will undertake12 units to complete this course
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to manage the strategic product development process from initial research through to product establishment and monitoring.
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to analyse internal and external business environments, and develop and evaluate marketing strategies and plans for products and services.
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to develop, monitor and adjust customer service practices. It requires the ability to consult with colleagues and customers, develop policies and procedures for quality service provision, and manage the delivery of customer service.
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to conduct tourism research. It requires the ability to identify research needs, conduct research, interpret the data, and apply the results.
This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to monitor and review business performance.
This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to develop health and safety policies and procedures that demonstrate enterprise commitment to health and safety in the workplace.
This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to manage risks in a range of contexts.
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to comply with laws and licensing requirements for specific business operations. It requires the ability to access and interpret regulatory information, determine scope of compliance, and develop, implement and continuously review and update policies and practices for business compliance.
This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to administer finance, insurance and legal requirements of a business.
This unit of competency describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to develop a plan to transition from an agribusiness (such as a farm, vineyard or orchard) to an agritourism enterprise, which is defined as a place of primary production visited by tourists and the general public.
This unit of competency describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to develop and implement a biosecurity plan for an agritourism enterprise, which is defined as a place of primary production visited by tourists and the general public.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to run a business operation and covers the steps required to develop and implement a business plan.
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