Tasmanian Farmers and Graziers Association
Tasmanian Farmers and Graziers Association

Education

Looking for a career in agriculture?

Want to update your current skillset?

Looking for a change in industry?

 

At TFGA we believe that training and upskilling is an important part of business and personal development.  TFGA has developed a suite of training options for members and non-members in a range of fields. From first aid and chainsaw operations to leadership and management, TFGA has a variety of course offerings for you and your on-farm staff.  Members may also be eligible to access Nationally Accredited qualifications subsidised by the Tasmanian State Government.

 

COMPETENCY BASED TRAINING

 TFGA facilitates training sessions in a variety of areas for our members.  If you are interested in undertaking these courses, please complete the form at the base of this page.

 Course notifications are sent our via our Fast News e-newsletter, which you can subscribe to via comms@tfga.com.au

 Below is a snapshot of the courses available:

 

  • First Aid & CPR
  • Working at heights
  • Risk ID and control
  • Chainsaw operations
  • Brush cutting operations
  • Operate a pole saw
  • Biosecurity
  • Confined space
  • Weather monitoring
  • Supervision and Leadership
  • Fatigue management
  • Succession planning
  • Animal Health/Welfare
  • Erosion and sediment control
  • White card OH&S training
  • Prepare, apply & store chemicals
  • Marital breakdown risk management
  • Partnership Risk
  • Industrial Relations/Contracts
  • Rehabilitation and return-to-work programs

 

Courses are filled on a first-in basis and will run subject to sufficient participants.

 

NATIONALLY ACCREDITED QUALIFICATIONS

 

Do you have an employee or worker in need of ‘in the paddock’ training?  Members may be eligible to   access Nationally Accredited Training to obtain qualifications from Certificate III to Diploma level* subsidised by the Tasmanian State Government under the ‘User Choice’ Training Fund. (*Subject to eligibility)

 

  • Certificate III in Agriculture
  • Certificate III in Civil Plant Operations
  • Certificate III in Surface Extraction Operations
  • Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety
  • Certificate IV in Business Administration
  • Certificate IV and Diploma in Leadership & Management
  • Employers may also be eligible for additional subsidies to assist with training employees.

 

For Further information regarding the training options available to TFGA members, please complete the form below and our Training Manager will be in contact.