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Training, Education and Career Information

A wide variety of resources are available for teachers and students wanting to learn about agriculture and farming. Includes information on agricultural careers, youth networks, educational resources for students, teachers and schools.

These YouTube videos on the DPIPWE website demonstrate the diversity of career pathways in Tasmanian agribusiness.


  Links (FarmPoint is not responsible for the content of the websites linked to below. The link does not constitute any form of endorsement.)

ABC HEYWIRE

HEYWIRE is a chance for you to tell your story. Sure, you might not have mobile phone service, and yes we can't see your face under that big akubra and through the blowflies. But Heywire is about breaking the stereotypes, keeping it real and giving a voice to Rural and Regional youth.

Agri-Business Skills Database

The Agri-Business Skills Database provides information about courses, scholarships and training opportunities plus resources to support teachers and career advisors about agriculture and aquaculture.

An agronomist's odyssey

Career highlights of a practising agronomist in the cotton industry, from 8th Australian Agronomy Conference.

Dairy Australia - student information

Discover Dairy is an interactive website to help primary school students discover dairy for a healthy life.

LandLearn (Vic Govt)

A statewide education program supported by the Victorian Department of Primary Industries.

Ollie's World educational resource

'Ollie's World' is the umbrella site for the suite of "Ollie" web sites, produced to support the "Ollie" Programs in various countries. 'Ollie's World' contains two sections - one for adults and one for kids. The site's goal is to make Ollie's World a child-friendly, comprehensive resource centre - presenting information on all sorts of issues relating to sustainability principles.

Primary Industries Education Foundation

The Primary Industries Education Foundation is a tripartite not-for-profit company formed through the collaboration of the Australian Government, primary industries organisations and the education sector. The Foundation's vision is to be the preferred provider on credible, relevant and factual information on all matters relating to agriculture, fisheries and forestry for Australia's teachers, students and the community.

Primezone

Primezone provides teachers with single-point access to a range of primary industries education resources. It is an initiative of the Primary Industries Education Foundation.

Rural Careers Guide

The Rural Career Guide is a resource for students and job seekers, new entrants to the industry, parents and educators, counsellors and employers. It features career descriptions, interactive displays, education and training options to highlight career pathways in rural and related industries.

Rural Skills Australia

Rural Skills Australia provides information and advice to industry on training reforms and packages and supports rural training in schools.

Tasmanian Agricultural Education Network

The newsletter of the Network, connecting Tasmanian schools providing agricultural education programs.

Tasmanian Threatened Species Kit (2003)

A resource specifically designed for school students providing details on Tasmania's threatened species.

TasTAFE

Formed in 2013, TasTAFE is Tasmania’s largest public sector provider of vocational education and training.

The Primary Industry Centre for Science Education

The Primary Industry Centre for Science Education (PICSE) is a national collaboration between universities, their regional communities and local primary industries, to attract students into tertiary science and to increase the number of skilled professionals in agribusiness and research institutions. The industries targeted by PICSE are agriculture, aquaculture, ecology, horticulture, fisheries, water security, sustainability, climate change and the environment.

Woolwise - Australian Wool Education Trust

This website provides access to resource materials for the sheep industry through the Australian Wool Education Trust.

WorldSkills Australia

WorldSkills Australia highlights young Australian's skills excellence through trade competitions.