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Important steps for the Agriskills Entry Program

  1. Apply anytime. Rolling intake commencing from July 21.
  2. You must complete the online component of each skill set prior to being placed into timetabled practical sessions.
  3. Skill Set 1 must be commenced before you can begin Skill Set 2 or Skill Set 3.

Locations

  • Alanvale
  • Burnie
  • Clarence

Attendance options

  • There are currently no attendance options available for this course

Study type

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Tuition fees

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.

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. This skill set (Skill Set 1) must be commenced before you can begin Skill Set 2 or Skill Set 3.

Skill Set 1 focuses on providing four 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.

Delivered state-wide via a combination of online theory and several days practical learning and assessment, 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.

Interested in starting this course?

Contact us today to express your interest or make an enquiry.

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