Agriculture and Science
Do you love solving practical, real world problems? Like working outdoors? Enjoy bringing a product to life?
If this sounds like you, a career in this sector is well worth thinking about.
Tasmania is well known for its beautiful scenery and has a strong reputation for the production of high quality food and fibre. Along with the growing demand of producing high quality produce to feed both local Tasmanian’s and the overall growing global population, a career in the primary industries sector is not only rewarding but an exciting place to work.
As the demand for high quality Tasmanian produce continues, our industry is responding with innovative new technologies. If you are enthusiastic, hardworking and love a challenge, this is an exciting place to be! Employment opportunities exist in areas as diverse as dairy farming, agriculture, production horticulture, wool production, laboratory operations, animal studies, forestry, or wine and viticulture.
We can help you gain the skills you need to complete a short course, nationally recognised skill set, qualification or apprenticeship/traineeship. Discover how you can make a difference managing our vast natural resources.
“The course has been very interesting and it’s been great learning new skills. ” – Guy, Diploma in Laboratory Operations
“Since beginning the course, I’ve gained experience in revamping animal enclosures, learnt about the safe rescue and care of native animals, as well as animal nutrition and the creation of diet charts for the animal ‘residents’ at Bonorong Park.” – Janelle, Certificate II in Animal Studies
“One of the great things about this course is that you meet new people and get to work with others. I’ve learnt lots and it’s opened my eyes up to the many opportunities that are out there.” – Josie, Certificate III in Agriculture