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Certificate III in Irrigation Technology AHC32422 WA

Certificate III in Irrigation Technology AHC32422 WA


Our Certificate III in Irrigation Technology AHC32422 is a nationally accredited qualification, tailored to deliver a multi-platform learning experience, focusing on everything Irrigation. This qualification is considered the starting point or gateway, into the irrigation industry. This course entails everything you need to learn to operate and maintain irrigation systems in a wide range of professional environments.


Learning Outcomes

  • Extensive skills and knowledge in Irrigation design and installation
  • Product knowledge, including the latest irrigation technology
  • Reliable experience when it comes to service and consultation
  • The ability to operate and maintain irrigation systems
  • Experience working in Agricultural, Commercial and Industrial irrigation

Who is the course for?

Certificate III in Irrigation Technology AHC32422 is designed for candidates with limited experience in the field of irrigation, who are looking to kick-start a career in an essential growth industry with ongoing job opportunities and government support for eligible students

Units of Competency

Core Units

  • AHCINF304 - Install and terminate extra low voltage wiring systems
  • AHCIRG337 - Measure irrigation delivery system performance
  • AHCIRG338 - Troubleshoot irrigation systems
  • AHCIRG345 - Install pressurised irrigation systems
  • AHCIRG339 - Monitor soils under irrigation
  • AHCIRG340 - Install irrigation pumps
  • AHCIRG342 - Interpret irrigation plans and drawings
  • AHCWHS301 - Contribute to work health and safety processes
  • AHCWRK309 - Apply environmentally sustainable work practices

Elective Units

  • AHCIRG328 - Operate irrigation controller and sensor technology
  • AHCIRG346 - Operate pressurised irrigation systems
  • ACHIRG347 - Maintain pressurised irrigation systems
  • AHCWRK305 - Coordinate worksite activities
  • AHCIRG344 - Implement an irrigation schedule
  • AHCIRG341 - Operate and maintain irrigation pumping systems
  • AHCDRG306 - Measure drainage system performance
  • CPCPCM2043 - Carry out WHS requirements
  • AHCCHM101 - Follow basic chemical safety rules
  • AHCIRG349 - Recommend irrigation products and services
  • PMBWELD301E - Join polyethylene plastic pipelines using butt welding
  • PMBWELD302E - Join polyethylene plastic pipelines using electrofusion welding
  • CPCPIG2021 - Design domestic urban irrigation systems


How to study

Mode of Delivery

The Course will be delivered via a blend of:

  • Virtual Classroom
  • Face-to-Face
  • Online Post-Course Assessments
  • Workplace Activities

Course Program & Duration

The Course is delivered over 4 blocks within an 18 month period and must be completed within 24 months from enrolment.

  • Block 1: 5 days Face-to-Face training
  • Block 2: 3 x 4 hour Virtual Sessions
  • Block 3: 5 days Face-to-Face training
  • Block 4: 4 days Face-to-Face training

Virtual Classroom Sessions will be delivered in 2 consecutive sessions per week and run from 9:30am - 1:30pm AEST (Brisbane Time). The times may change depending on the location of students.

Face-to-Face Block training will run from 8:30am - 4:30pm (local time).

Course Schedule 

Block 1 - Face-to-Face

18 - 22 March 2024

Block 2 - Virtual Delivery

Session 1 & 2: 4 - 5 June 2024 | Session 3: 25 June 2024

Block 3 - Face-to-Face

9 - 13 September 2024

Block 4 - Face-to-Face

17 - 21 February 2025

Entry Requirements

Students will be required to successfully complete a Language, Literacy and Numeracy Assessment at Certificate III level.

Students require Basic computer knowledge and skills in order to download course materials and complete online Post-Course Assessments. 

Course Fees

         Company Member              Individual Member              Non-Member  
Full Course        $8,350   $9,185   $10,103.50  
Per Block*   $2,087.50   $2,296.25   $2,525.87  


*4 Blocks per Course   

Payment made by Individuals: In accordance with the 'Standards for Registered Training Organisations 2015', the maximum amount of fees that may be collected in advance is $1,500. This means that if you enrol into a full fee-for-service qualification, you will need to pay by instalments. The first payment may be no more than $1,500 in accordance with the standards. This does not apply to companies or businesses who wish to pay the course fee upfront. Please contact IAL for further information on 07 3517 4000 or at [email protected].

Cancellation Refund Policy

  • Cancellations received more than ten days in advance of the commencement of the training course will be subject to a 10% administration fee of the course fee paid, unless the student is able to transfer to a future course, in which case no penalty will be applied
  • Cancellations received between 5 and 10 working days before commencement of the course may forfeit 50% of the course fee
  • Cancellations within 5 working days of the commencement of the course may forfeit 100% of the course fee, unless the student is able to transfer to a future course, in which case a 10% penalty may apply
  • By prior arrangement substitution of a student may be acceptable without incurring additional costs and must be approved by Irrigation Australia Training before commencement of the course
  • Non-attendance without notice will result in the full course fee being charged


Government Funding

Eligible students can apply for Government funding to study the nationally accredited qualification. Please email our office on [email protected] to confirm eligibility.

How to Enrol


  • Download and read the Irrigation Australia Student Handbook
  • Click on the 'Register Now' button
  • Complete the online enrolment form that you will receive after you register
  • Ensure payment is made seven (7) days prior to course commencement
  • Resources will be made available to download after the online enrolment form is completed

Note:   If registrations have closed, please contact our office T. (07) 3517 4000 and speak to a member of our training team regarding enrolment under special consideration.

Monday, 18 March 2024 to
Tuesday, 17 March 2026
8:30 am
Company Member $8,350, Individual Member $9,185, or Non-Member $10,103.50

Perth WA
2.00 CPD Points