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Training, Education & Recruitment

Visit the YouTube videos on the AgriCareer section of the DPIPWE website. These videos demonstrate the diversity of career pathways in agriculture and agribusiness.   

View the video - 'The Best Careers on Earth' - and visit the Education and Careers section of the Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture website.  

The Agri-Business Skills Database provides information on different career options, courses, scholarships and other resources for teachers, career advisors and people looking for job opportunities in the agriculture, aquaculture and food sectors in Tasmania.  For more information contact Caroline Brown at DPIPWE by email - Caroline.Brown@dpipwe.tas.gov.au

Go to the Calendar of Events section of the FarmPoint website for information on upcoming field days and industry training activities across the State.

Employment and Recruitment

Provides information on apprenticeships and trainees, recruiting farm staff and employment opportunities in the agricultural sector. Includes obligations under federal and state laws, industrial awards and agreements, tribunal decisions and contracts of employment.

Farmer Groups and Production Programs

There are a number of grower-focussed and groups in many Tasmanian farming communities across a range of commodities.

Research Services for Farmers

Research services offered by the Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment (DPIPWE) Library include access to a number of free online databases and the library catalogue of the Department.


Provides links to various organisations providing scholarships and programs related to agriculture.

Training Resources for Farmers

Training resources and programs for Tasmanian farmers.

Training, Education and Career Information

Information on agricultural careers, youth networks, educational resources etc for students, teachers and schools.

Field Days - visit the Calendar of Events

For information on field days visit the Calendar of Events.
  Links (FarmPoint is not responsible for the content of the websites linked to below. The link does not constitute any form of endorsement.)

Agricareer (DPIPWE)

A focus for the Department has been to develop initiatives that support development of people through skills and aims to address the decline in the number of people seeking agribusiness as a career.

Agriculture and Horticulture Courses Map

Food Innovation Ltd have released a map providing a national overview of courses and degrees in Agriculture and Horticulture by educational institution, including online courses.

Dairy Australia

Dairy Australia delivers the services needed by the Australian dairy industry for its ongoing and future development as a competitive, innovative and sustainable dairy industry that contributes to the overall prosperity of Australian and regional economies.


DairyTas is the Tasmanian service delivery arm of Dairy Australia. The aim is to identify, prioritise, promote, facilitate and leverage opportunities for research, development and extension activities in the Tasmanian dairy industry.

Ground Spraying and Pest Management Licences (ChemCert)

ChemCert Accreditation courses provide training in the safe and effective use of pesticides and veterinary medicines.

People in Dairy

This site is designed to assist dairy farmers to get the best outcomes from the people in their businesses.


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.

State Library of Tasmania

State Library of Tasmania website with links to the online library catalogue, reference and research services.


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

Tips for hiring and keeping good staff (MLA)

A national survey has provided clues on how to attract, motivate and retain good staff for livestock enterprises.