Agribusiness

 

Agribusiness is about working on and living off the land. From production to protection, the sector is key to Australia's economic growth and success. If you have a passion for farming, food production, plants, sustainability or outdoor design, get started with one of these training courses.

 

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Summer skills sets


Statement of Attainment in Farm Tractors

Learn to safely prepare and operate machinery and equipment used for agriculture, horticulture and conservation and land management work. Prepare for, operate and complete tractor operations under general supervision.


Locations available: Armidale, Dubbo, Richmond*


Statement of Attainment in Chemical, Chainsaw, First Aid Tickets

Learn to maintain chainsaws, prepare and apply chemicals to control pests, weeds and diseases, transport and store chemicals safely, trim and cut felled trees, and provide first aid.


Locations available: Padstow, Richmond*


Statement of Attainment in Shearing

Learn to assist in and perform basic shearing and crutching of sheep, carry out wool for pressing, prepare for machine shearing, pen sheep and perform board duties. You'll also participate in work health and safety practices.


Locations available: Armidale, Dubbo*


Statement of Attainment in Conservation

Gain the skills and knowldege to recognise flora and fauna, and plant trees and shrubs.


Locations available: Ryde, Richmond*


Statement of Attainment in Landscape Essentials

Learn to assist with landscape and construction work in public, commercial and residential settings. You'll also participate in work health and safety practices.


Locations available: Padstow, Richmond*


Statement of Attainment in Horticulture Essentials

Learn to plant trees and shrubs and support turf establishment. You'll also participate in work health and safety practices.


Locations available: Ryde, Moree, Orange, Padstow, Richmond*


Statement of Attainment in Tree Work Essentials

Learn to maintain chainsaws, operate a mobile chipper/mulcher, and trim and cut felled trees. You'll also participate in work health and safety practices.


Locations available: Padstow, Richmond*

*Disclaimer: courses run only if there is enough demand. Advice will be given in advance of any changes.


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