Training and Education
Links relating to training and further education in the Tasmanian and Australian agricultural industries.
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.
: AgriSkills Entry Progam
The Agriskills Entry Program is an exciting initiative developed in conjunction with Fruit Growers Tasmania. Consisting of short, sharp skill sets, the program enables new and existing workers to get ‘job ready skills’ required by industry.
This initiative will help build Tasmania’s fruit growing, vegetable, livestock and dairy workforces.
: Apprentice and Trainee Grant for Small Business
The Program provides employers who are not entitled to claim the Payroll Tax Rebate Scheme, a subsidy of up to $5,000 for each apprentice or trainee they employ as a new worker from 1 January 2021.
: 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.
: Cultivating Rural Excellence
Rural Business Tasmania's Cultivating Rural Excellence provides proactive holistic support, providing specific business coaching support to manage complex multi commodity enterprises.
: RTV Training
RTV Training has a wide range of Qualifications, Apprenticeships & Traineeships from Certificate II to Advanced Diploma levels in Mining & Quarrying ,Civil Construction, Agriculture, Horticulture, Business and Management.
: Seedlab Tasmania
Seedlab Tasmania is a new incubator to provide expertise, resources and training to de-risk export and drive profitable growth.
: Sprout Tasmania
Tasmanian grassroots group helping aspiring farmers turn their ideas into thriving, sustainable small businesses.
: TAS AgCard
Tasmania will be home to the country's first industry-wide benchmark for on-farm safety after the launch of the new AgCard training program.
Formed in 2013, TasTAFE is Tasmania’s largest public sector provider of vocational education and training.
: The Springboard Consultancy
Springboard has a range of development services designed to support and facilitate new and established businesses.
: Australian Water School Short Courses & Webinars
The Australian Water School was established to deliver ICE WaRM’s training and webinars and is also positioned to design and deliver short courses tailored to specific requirements. The Australian Water School work with industry professionals, government, education and research organisations who cultivate strong ties between water science, policy and practice.
Farmers, researchers and businesses can now see levy funded research from all the Research and Development Corporations in one location
: Kitchen Garden Foundation
Pleasurable food education teaches Australian children positive food habits through fun, hands-on learning.
: Lamb Marking Procedures Training Guide
Australian Wool Innovation, in partnership with WoolProducers Australia and LIvestock Contractors Association, have released a guide outlining best-practice on-farm procedures for vaccination, ear marking and tagging, castration, tail docking, mulesing, and more.
: 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.
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.
: 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.