Agriskills Entry Program

Note: TasTAFE is currently reviewing this program and potentially restructuring it to better cater to demand.

The Agriskills Entry Program is an 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 the industry.

Participants will gain a variety of essential industry-relevant and transferable skills and the opportunity to gain the skills and knowledge required to potentially transition into a Certificate II traineeship or Certificate III apprenticeship. On successful completion of units, a credit will be provided towards a Certificate II or III in Agriculture.

Entry to the program is open to persons who are
  • of working age;
  • a resident of Tasmania;
  • an Australian or New Zealand citizen, an Australian permanent resident, or on a state-sponsored visa on a pathway
  • to permanent residence;   and
  • seeking ongoing employment opportunities in Tasmania's agricultural sectors.

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