Please call Agriculture staff member Rae on 03 55648525 to discuss enrolment options.
COURSE DATES: 25 October 2018 and 1 November 2018 at Colac Campus
Students are required to attend 1.5 days of training
NOTE: You must complete a compulsory pre-training review before attending this course together with a SWTafe Enrolment form which will be emailed to you prior to Course commencement.
- Photo identification (including your date of birth) must be provided at the training
- Medicare Card
- You must complete a compulsory pre-training review before attending class.
Prior to your enrolment a pre-training review will be conducted with you to confirm that the course you are seeking to enrol into meets your individual needs. The link will be emailed to you upon your booking. Failure to complete the pre-training review before class will incur a $20 administration fee for a booking cancellation or transfer.
- You must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) to enrol in an accredited course. You can apply or get more information at www.usi.gov.au.
What You Learn
- Practical Mastitis Control
- Reducing the risk of infection
- How & why infections occur
- The importance of teat disinfection
- Best practice in Milk harvesting
- The real cost of mastitis
- How to detect and deal with clinical cases of mastitis
What You Get
Statement of Attainment upon successful completion of the Course in the unit
AHCDRY201 - Milk Livestock
Materials to Bring
All learning materials are supplied.
Please ensure to bring your Licence and Medicare Card.
MASTITIS PROBLEMS IN YOUR HERD?
Enrol now in this highly regarded program, developed to assist dairy farmers achieve the best possible results in the prevention and management of mastitis. Mastitis and milk quality affect the bottom line of all dairy farms. Dairy Australia estimates that that every case of clinical mastitis costs at least $270.00 in treatment and lost milk.
Controlling Mastitis and achieving high quality milk affects the bottom line of all dairy farms. In any dairy, the milking process can significantly affect the spread of mastitis infections and the risk of clinical cases of mastitis.
Dairy farms can use this training to build skills in milk harvesting and mastitis control, and therefore make a substantial contribution to the farm’s mastitis control program. This two day training program covers the entire milking process with special emphasis on mastitis prevention and control. This program is ideally suited for all people who milk cows, whether they be an owner/operator, family members, employed staff or share farmers – the need for best practice is universal.
At South West TAFE we’re here to help you complete your studies happily and successfully.
From the moment you start thinking about course options until you finish, you’ll have access to a range of student support options, covering enrolment, education, social and personal issues, including:
Education Pathway Officers who can help you with information sessions, fee payment options, TAFE and university pathways, career pathways and campus tours
A DHHS registered Disability Support Team
Koorie Liaison Officer
Student Wellbeing Officer supporting your personal and social needs
Library and Research Centre
Bookshop supplying a range of textbooks and stationery
Student Learning Support including literacy and numeracy