WA Farmers Diploma of Agriculture Scholarships

WA Farmers Diploma of Agriculture Scholarships

20 May, 2020

RuralBiz Training is offering four scholarships to study the AHC50116 Diploma of Agriculture at Muresk Institute.

The scholarships will cover 50% of the course fee.

Suitable for international working holiday makers and local farm employees who are looking for a long-term career in the Australian agricultural industry.

DESIGNED IN COLLABORATION WITH WAFARMERS and MURESK INSTITUTE this qualification has a delivery mode to suit peak seasonal skill requirements, improving the availability of skills in agriculture particularly for those people who would like to become a farm manager.



AHC50116 Diploma of Agriculture


Muresk Institute, Western Australia

Scholarship value


Who can apply?

People who are working or will be working on cropping farms in WA during the course period. The course is designed to fit around crop seeding and harvest times in WA cropping region.

This scholarship is open to Australian citizens and international visitors in Australia who are on a visa which allows at least 4 months study (eg many backpackers).

Course entry requirements
  • WA Year 12 Certificate or equivalent
  • LLN (language, literacy and numeracy) level as measured on the ACER Core Skills Profile for Adults as Exit Level 3 minimum - You will be asked to complete LLN testing during enrolment.
  • Working on a cropping farm suitable for completion of assessment tasks
  • International students will also have their English language skills assessed

Face to face training at Muresk Institute

3 days/week for 2 x 14weeks intensive blocks, plus separate self-paced flexible tasks completed during farm work periods outside intensive teaching periods.

Course Dates

6 July 2020 – 16 October 2020

11 January 2021 – 16 April 2021

How is the Scholarship paid?

Deducted from course fee in two instalments:
Instalment 1 - on commencement of face to face study for block 1
Instalment 2 - on commencement of face to face study for block 2

Course fee payable by student

The scholarship covers 50% of the course fee. Students are required to pay the remaining $5,500. No upfront payments are required as this course is eligible for either a VET Student Loan* (eligibility criteria apply) or our payment plan option(available to students).
*A VET Student loan gives rise to a HELP debt that remains a liability to the commonwealth until it is repaid. Maximum course fee before scholarship is $11,000

Training Provider

Kreate Pty Ltd T/as RuralBiz Training RTO 90782

Application Closing date

Friday 12th June 2020

Submit applications to



02 6884 8812

Use the application form below or click here to download an application form.

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