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Online Courses

About online courses

Profarm online delivers training right to your desktop, offering convenience and easy access at a time that suits you.

Rather than attending at a fixed time, you can view your training material online at any time - from any internet connected computer.

Our learning material is relevant to industry, intuitive and provides opportunity for collaboration and interaction with other students and peers.

While you are enrolled in the course you are able to login as often as you like, starting and stopping your course to suit your own schedule.

Before you apply?

Make a selection from our list of online courses, if you need advice or assistance making your choice we have education advisors available to help.

Are you interested in being assessed?

From 1 January, 2015 if you are undertaking nationally recognised training delivered by a registered training organisation, you will need to obtain a Unique student identifier (USI).

Proof of identity

If you choose to be assessed, you need to provide proof of identity. This can be a drivers licence (preferred option), passport or birth certificate and you are required to upload it to the enrolment form.

*iPad and tablet users: if you are completing the enrolment form on an iPad or tablet, you can only attach a .jpg or image file.

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Step 1

Complete the online enrolment form and select your course.

Step 2

Pay for your enrolment.

You will be directed to a payment gateway to pay using your credit card.

Step 3

Once your enrolment and payment have been processed, Tocal will send access instructions and course material (if applicable).

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Need help?

Get in touch with one of our education advisors:

Tocal College, CB Alexander Campus
Phone:  1800 025 520
Email: profarm@tocal.com

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Available online courses

Basic pig nutrition
This online course explains the basics of pig nutrition. Nutrition impacts all aspects of pork production - breeding, growth and development, health and welfare. Feed is also the greatest component of the cost of production of pork. If you understand the needs of the pig you are able to make better economic decisions regarding their feed supply as well as having happy healthy pigs.

Bees - Pests & diseases of honey bees
This online course gives you the knowledge to identify and manage pests and diseases to improve the health and profitability of your colonies.

Develop a whole farm plan
This online course focuses on describing and managing your natural resources of soil, climate, water and vegetation. It also considers the people, finances and enterprises on the farm.

Lucerne management
Lucerne online is a new short course on lucerne management, designed for farmers and graziers, livestock producers, managers of lucerne stands and those involved in the lucerne industry. If you want to introduce lucerne to your farming system or are interested in the production of high quality lucerne pasture and fodder, then Lucerne online is a learning tool for you or your employees.

Manage soils
This online course covers the process of monitoring and managing soils in an agricultural or horticultural enterprise.

SMARTtrainĀ® chemical application (Level 3) online
An online course aimed at people who use chemicals in their workplace and will help you safely apply, transport and store chemicals using best practice methods whilst meeting legislative requirements.

SMARTtrainĀ® Chemical application reaccreditation (Level 3) online
This online course is for participants with immediate computer skills, reliable internet access and a valid email address. Candidates must have previously completed a Level 3 chemical accreditation and supply a copy of a current chemical accreditation card on enrolment.

SMARTtrainĀ® chemical risk management (Level 4) online
This online course is suitable for training supervisors and managers with risk management skills to manage the transportation, storage, application and record keeping of agricultural chemicals (including biological pesticides). Candidates must have previously completed a Level 3 chemical accreditation and supply a copy of a current chemical accreditation card on enrolment.