Training and Education
Information and links relating to training and further education in the Tasmanian and Australian agricultural industries.
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: 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.
: 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 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.
: The Springboard Consultancy
Springboard has a range of development services designed to support and facilitate new and established businesses.
Formed in 2013, TasTAFE is Tasmania’s largest public sector provider of vocational education and training.
: Australian Wool Innovation (AWI)
From the shearing shed to the university campus, the AWI training and communication network spreads best practices as they are developed.
WorkVentures is an Australian not-for-profit social enterprise to engage with individuals and communities to build the capacity to improve lives through new skills, access to technology, community contribution and fulfilling employment.
: WorldSkills Australia
WorldSkills Australia highlights young Australian's skills excellence through trade competitions.