Agriskills Entry Program

The Agriskills Entry Program is an exciting new 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 is a part of Tasmania’s COVID-19 recovery plan and will help build Tasmania’s fruit growing, vegetable, livestock and dairy workforces.

Skill Set 2

Skill Set 2 focuses on providing with the skills and knowledge you need to operate a forklift truck, operate a tractor and conduct front-end loader operations.

*This course is Skill Set 2 of the Agriskills Entry Program. To apply for this course, you must enrol and commence training in Skill Set 1.

Applications for Skill Set 2 are now closed

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.

*This course is Skill Set 2 of the Agriskills Entry Program. To apply for this course, you must enrol and commence training in Skill Set 1.

Applications for Skill Set 3 are now closed

Program Overview

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 or Production Agriculture.

Training will be delivered through a mix of online theory and face to face practical learning and assessment.

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