Food Production Byron Community College

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Food Production

Assessments are made against units of competency.
  • Read and respond to basic workplace instructions (FSKRDG03)
  • Estimate, measure and calculate with routine metric measurements for work (FSKNUM15)
  • Write simple informal workplace texts (FSKWTG04)

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.

Are you interested in food production? Would you like to produce food on a small to medium scale? This short hands-on course will provide you with skills and knowledge in many aspects of food production. Learn about plant and soil nutrition, food plant culture, pest and disease control methods, seasonal requirements, crop rotation and companion planting, harvesting and post-harvesting requirements and sales.

This training is subsidised by the NSW government

Entry Requirements

  • No previous experience or knowledge is required

Course Duration & Hours

  • 8 week duration
  • One day of classroom (Mondays) 9.00am – 3.00pm per week
  • Delivery location: Mullumbimby Community Gardens

Course Fees

Fees are fully subsidised for eligible students, a resource fee applies to all enrolments.

  • Subsidised Fee: $0 (plus resource fee of $80)
  • Full Fee: $300 (plus resource fee of $80)

What to bring

  • Pen and paper
  • Own lunch and refreshments
  • Students must have enclosed shoes and a brimmed hat
  • Long sleeve shirt
  • Sunglasses and gloves


From the 1st of January 2015, any student enrolling in an Accredited Training course will be required to obtain a USI. The USI helps to keep your training records and results together in an online account which is controlled by you. You can logon to the USI website and follow the simple instructions online to create your USI. This then needs to be provided to the College at the time of enrolment.

Important Information

Once your enrolment is completed you will receive a confirmation email. This email will be your receipt and inform you of the dates, time and venue of your course, it will also let you know of anything you need to take to class with you. Please make sure that you give us a valid email address and mobile number as any course changes will be communicated via sms or email.

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