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Skills Tasmania

North West Agriculture Skills Delivery

Program name:

North West Agriculture Skills Delivery

Program open to:

Businesses/Employers/Industry


Program purpose:

The program aims to

  • provide training for 150 Agriculture workers in north west Tasmania
  • provide expertise and advice on Vocational Education and Training (VET) to the agriculture industry and
  • support a culture of training in the agriculture industry in north west Tasmania.

Training Fund open date:

15 April 2022

Training Fund close date:

28 February 2024

Contact:

RTV Training

training@rtv.com.au

0490 021 538

www.rtv.com.au

The North West Agriculture Skills Delivery Grant program provides $150 000 to deliver subsidised training to the agriculture industry over two years. Industry support to access this training subsidy will be provided by RTV Training.

RTV Training will:

  • work with individual business to identify and recommend effective training opportunities for the current workforce including skill sets, apprenticeships, traineeships and bespoke training as required
  • facilitate increased participation in nationally recognised or non-nationally recognised training for the north west agriculture workforce
  • assist business to develop training and career pathways addressing their current and future workforce needs
  • support the sector more broadly in upskilling its workforce and developing a culture of training and
  • administer and manage a training fund.

To be eligible for the training subsidy businesses must be:

  1. Employers that have a physical base and worksite in north west Tasmania.
  2. Employers that are agriculture and agriculture services businesses.
  3. Employers with fewer than 20 current employees (FTEs*) that can make a financial co-contribution of 10% of the training cost for workers,

    or
  4. Employers that have more than 20 current employees (FTEs*) that can make a financial co-contribution of 20% of the training cost for workers.

Eligibility criteria are detailed in the North West Agriculture Skills Delivery Program Guidelines.

Interest from businesses can be expressed directly to RTV Training.

Need more information?

Contact Program Manager, carol.bracken@skills.tas.gov.au or 03 64777075