AHC41119 Certificate IV in Irrigation Management

Award Course


This qualification reflects the technical and supervisory skills and knowledge required to operate as supervisors and specialists within the irrigation industry. It applies to irrigation installation site managers and managers of irrigation systems in the irrigation servicing, horticulture and agriculture industries.


Irrigation Managers and or/supervisor in the Horticultural and Agricultural Industries. Irrigation technicians that install, design and service irrigation systems.


Diploma of Irrigation Design

Course Delivery

Combination of classroom based, online and workplace delivery.

Entry Requirements

Each student will undertake a Pre-Training Review before enrolling to help confirm the proposed course is suitable. It will provide valuable information about an individual's existing skills and knowledge, language, literacy and numeracy skills and whether the course will help in achieving learning and/or employment goals.

Expected Time to Complete

2 Years

Units & Assessment
Core Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
AHCIRG435 Determine hydraulic parameters for an irrigation system 80 $30.00
AHCIRG436 Implement an irrigation-related environmental protection program 80 $30.00
AHCIRG437 Schedule irrigations 50 $30.00
AHCIRG438 Select and manage pumping systems for irrigation 100 $30.00
AHCIRG439 Interpret and apply irrigation designs 70 $30.00
AHCIRG442 Supervise irrigation system installation 80 $30.00
AHCIRG443 Supervise irrigation system maintenance 70 $30.00
AHCWHS401 Maintain work health and safety processes 70 $30.00
Elective Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
AHCBUS407 Cost a project 50 $30.00
AHCINF304 Install and terminate extra low voltage wiring systems 60 $30.00
AHCIRG444 Manage irrigation systems 80 $30.00
AHCSOL406 Sample soils and interpret results 60 $30.00
Your particular units of study will be determined from the core and elective units required for this qualification.

RPL is a formal assessment process that recognises relevant skills and knowledge you have already gained through previous training, work and life experiences. Contact the Institute today to discuss your options for RPL.

Indicative Fees

Government Subsidised $2,916
Concession $871
RPL Government Subsidised $2,556
RPL Concession $511
RPL Self-funded $3,408
Self-Funded $3,342

Average total fees include designated materials and will vary according to your specific unit choices and other factors.

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

For information on refunds in relation to withdrawals, transfers and cancellations refer to the following policies and procedures.
Refund of Course Fees Policy
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Intake Campus Course Details
2022 Ongoing Enrolment Mildura Campus Part Time, Full Year, Combination of Workplace and Online
2022 Ongoing Enrolment Swan Hill Campus Part Time, Full Year, Combination of Workplace and Online