Agriskills Entry Program
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.
Skill Set 2
Skill Set 2 focuses on providing you with the skills and knowledge you need to operate a forklift truck, operate a tractor and conduct front-end loader operations.
*To apply for this course, you must enrol and commence training in Skill Set 1.Apply now for Skill Set 2
Skill Set 1
Skill Set 1 focuses on providing five valuable units covering how to shift materials safely using manual handling methods, as well as how to operate quad bikes, side-by-side utility vehicles and how to operate and maintain chainsaws.Apply now for Skill Set 1
Skill Set 3
Skill Set 3 focuses on providing the skills and knowledge you need to prepare and apply chemicals to control pests, weeds and disease, as well as the skills you need to transport and store chemicals safely.
*To apply for this course, you must enrol and commence training in Skill Set 1.Apply now for Skill Set 3
Now’s the time to build up your skills bank. The program includes three skill sets - you can choose to do one or all three – it’s up to you!
For each skill set successfully completed, you’ll receive a Statement of Attainment and credit towards a Certificate II or III in Agriculture.
Training will be delivered through a mix of online theory and face to face practical learning and assessment.