Training and workshops

Training on areas including pest management techniques, farm assurance schemes and general management for horticultural businesses is offered by a range of providers and Government bodies. Check here occasionally for current training and workshop opportunities.

Victorian Rural Women’s Leadership and Mentoring Program

  The Victorian Rural Women’s Leadership and Mentoring Program is offering rural and regional Victorian women involved in agriculture or the agriculture supply chain the opportunity to apply for funded places on established leadership and mentoring courses over the next three years (2019-2021). These programs are the Victorian Regional Community Leadership Program, the Williamson Community [...]

By |November 14th, 2018|Opportunities, Training and workshops|

National Rural Women’s Coalition Canberra Muster

  The 2018 National Rural Women's Coalition (NRWC) Canberra Muster is a leadership development program specifically for rural, remote, and regional (RRR) women aged between 25-40. Over a three-day program of workshops in Canberra, participants will develop their leadership skills and confidence, enjoying guest speakers and a visit to our Australian Parliament. Successful participants agree [...]

By |October 17th, 2018|Opportunities, Training and workshops|

Drip and microjet irrigation users workshops

Agriculture Victoria is hosting two free half-day workshops for drip and microjet irrigation users, which will be presented by Jeremy Giddings (Agriculture Victoria) and Peter Henry (Netafim Australia). The workshops will be held in Rutherglen on Wednesday 24 Oct and Tatura on Thursday 25 Oct. Topics: Understanding designs and specification sheets System monitoring: measuring pressures and discharge [...]

By |September 19th, 2018|Opportunities, Training and workshops|

Apple and Pear Industry Training program

4UpSkilling has designed, with industry consultation, a horticulture training program designed for staff working in the Apple and Pear industry. It is due to start on the 18 September 2018 and will run through 2019. In recent years, the Victorian apple and pear industry has undergone significant changes, creating a need to develop and enhance the technical [...]

By |September 12th, 2018|Opportunities, Training and workshops|

Sustainability Victoria grants and events

Sustainability Victoria is an organisation designed to facilitate and promote environmental sustainability in the use of resources. Over August and September they will be offering grants and hosting events. Their business grants close on Friday 28th September 2018. Find out more. This includes Gas Efficiency Grants offering up to $50,000,  closing 28th September 2018, or earlier if funding is fully allocated. Apply [...]