Important steps for the Agriskills Entry Program
- Apply anytime. Rolling intake commencing from July 21.
- Skill Set 1 must be commenced before you can begin Skill Set 2 or Skill Set 3.
Course overviewBack to Primary Industries, Horticulture & Environment
Please note: The course overview is intended as a guide only. Not all courses are available at all locations or through all study types and attendance options. Please check Locations, Dates and Times below or enquire for further information.
If you are looking to start your career in the Agriculture or Production Horticulture industries, our Agriskills Entry Program will provide you with a range of core agricultural skills that employers are looking for.
*This course is Skill Set 3 of the Agriskills Entry Program. To apply for this course, you must enrol and commence training in Skill Set 1.
Designed to give new and existing workers essential job-ready skills required by industry, the Agriskills Entry Program is an exciting new initiative developed in conjunction with Fruit Growers Tasmania that provides a great pathway into employment in the Agricultural and Production Horticultural industries.
In the Agriskills Entry Program, you’ll gain a variety of essential industry-relevant and transferable skills, as well as have the opportunity to set yourself up with skills and knowledge you need to potentially transition into a Certificate II Traineeship or Certificate III Apprenticeship.
The program consists of three separate skill sets.
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.
Delivered statewide via a two-day practical learning and assessment workshop, this initiative will help build Tasmania’s fruit growing, vegetable, livestock and dairy workforces.
On successful completion of each skill set, you will receive a Statement of Attainment for the units completed.
Practical session timetable
Below are the timetabled dates for the practical components for each region. Once you have enrolled in the course, you will be allocated practical dates to suit.