Skills Training Coordinator, Tamworth
Phone: 6763 1285
Project Leader (Cotton)
Phone: 0427 107 234
Skills Training Coordinator, Yanco
Phone: 6951 2501, 0417 791 171
Business Development Officer, Trangie
Phone: 0438 700 143
AgSkilled Officer, Tocal
Phone: 4939 8984
What is AgSkilled?
AgSkilled is a new vocational training program for the cotton and grains industry funded by the NSW Government, with industry partners Cotton Australia and the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC). Commencing in July 2017 and with a duration of 3 years, $14.7 million has been allocated for training to increase the skills levels of existing workers and attract new people to the industry.
Are you eligible?
AgSkilled supported training is available to those with a genuine interest in the NSW Cotton or Grain industries. This includes producers, farm staff, contractors, jobseekers and industry professionals.
- live or work in NSW*
- place of employment must be in NSW
- be an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, humanitarian visa holder or New Zealand citizen
- have a genuine interest in the NSW Cotton or Grains industry (a genuine interest includes those seeking to attain the skills required to gain employment in either industry)
*Temporary working visa holders are not eligible for this program.
Funding administered under the NSW's Government Smart & Skilled program has provided the opportunity for Tocal College to deliver fee free accredited training and assessment to the cotton and grains sector for on-farm staff and industry professionals.
What training is available?
Tocal College has a range of accredited courses and can work with you to tailor a program to meet the training and skills needs that you, your workers and your business require. Our delivery methods include face to face, online and blended.
See AgSkilled course catalogue for more information
Chemical application - Level 3
Chemical risk management - Level 4
|Work safely at heights|
WHS for managers - online
WHS for supervisors and managers
|Pro-Soils - grain|
Cotton pest management
Basic agronomy cotton and grains
Manage soils - online
Advanced chemical spray training
|Manage the farm business - online|
Advanced business management - online
GROW - Professional development and leadership for women in cotton and grains
|Managing staff - online|
Marketing - online
Risk management - online
|Machinery and equipment|
Quad bike handling
|Safe tractor operation and maintenance|
Where to from here?
Tell us what your skills needs are.