AgSkilled is a $15 million NSW Government funded industry led workforce development strategy to upskill NSW's plant production industries.
AgSkilled seeks to upskill NSW’s cotton, grains, production horticulture, viticulture and rice growing industries to manage the challenges of the future.
AgSkilled provides fully funded accredited training to meet industry training needs across four key training pillars: Production, Technology, Business and Safety.
Courses are delivered across New South Wales, subject to interest. AgSkilled aims to support training delivery in the regional and remote locations that best suit our producers.
To find out when courses will be delivered in your area or to request a specific course, please contact Sue Craig by calling 0427 982 238 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
To find out more about AgSkilled 2.0 visit the AgSkilled website.
Producers and employers
AgSkilled 2.0 allows you to build the productivity of your business by upskilling existing workers and providing new industry entrants with training in the skills you need, now and into the future.
Existing industry employees and job seekers
AgSkilled 2.0 will help you gain the skills employers want with industry relevant and up-to-date training. Increase your career and employment prospects, both now and into the future.
AgSkilled 2.0 training has a strong on-farm focus. Funded training is available to those with a genuine interest in NSW’s cotton, grains, production horticulture, viticulture or rice growing industries, such as being a producer, farm staff, contractor, industry professional or those seeking employment in the sector.
In addition, participants must meet the standard Smart and Skilled eligibility criteria:
- 15 years old or over
- no longer at school
- live or work in NSW
- an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, humanitarian visa holder or New Zealand citizen
Applications for funding are assessed on a case by case basis.