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Katherine Rural Campus 

As the deliverer of more than 160 qualifications, The Charles Darwin University (CDU) is the largest training provider in the Northern Territory. CDU delivers courses across eight campuses and centres and more than 170 urban, regional and remote locations. CDU provides accredited training in job-related and technical skills and offers flexible and tailored courses according to demand, location and circumstances.

The School of Primary Industries is comprised of four teams that deliver nationally accredited training across the Northern Territory (NT). The teams within of the School of Primary Industries are as follows: Agriculture and Rural Operations (Top End); Conservation and Land Management (Top End); Horticulture and Aquaculture (Top End); and Primary Industries (Central).

The School also includes Katherine Stud and Farm. These venues service our regional and remote clients and provide enhanced training opportunities for a diverse range of students, communities and industry.

The Agriculture and Rural Operations (Top End) Team provides nationally accredited training in Certificate I to Certificate IV level qualifications and short courses in agriculture. The team is also responsible for the delivery of specialised industry programs including SmartTrain Chemical Accreditation; 4WD Vehicle Recovery; Basic Welding; Tractor Operation; Basic Engine Maintenance; Chainsaw Operation; and ATV Quad Training.

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT
T: (08) 8973 8311
Freecall: 1800 779 577
E: agriculture@cdu.edu.au
W:  http://www.cdu.edu.au/cdu-vet/industry-schools
Postal address:
Charles Darwin University
Katherine Rural Campus
PMB 155, Katherine, NT

Available downloads

Katherine Rural Campus brochure

Agriculture and Rural Operations – Katherine Rural Campus pamphlet

AHC21216 Certificate II in Rural Operations

The Certificate II in Rural Operations at the Katherine Rural Campus will allow you to develop the basic skills that you need to seek employment on a cattle station and allow you to experience the northern beef cattle industry in a safe and supported environment.

Students will learn basic fencing, stock water supplies, cattle handling and husbandry, horse handling, riding and care, mechanical maintenance, basic welding, machinery and vehicle operations. In addition to the residential component at the Katherine Rural Campus, students will undertake 2 blocks of 4 weeks work experience placements.

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PRE-EMPLOYMENT SHORT COURSE

The Pre-employment Short Course at the Katherine Rural Campus will allow you to develop the basic skills that you need to seek employment on a cattle station and allow you to experience the northern beef cattle industry in a safe and supported environment.

Students will learn basic fencing, stock water supplies, cattle handling and husbandry, horse handling and care, mechanical maintenance, machinery and vehicle operations. Following the residential component
at the Katherine Rural Campus, students will undertake
a 4 week work experience placement.

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