W112903 - Agriculture worker

Agriculture worker
Sunraysia Residential Services Inc

A great opportunity for any student looking to get into the Agriculture or Animal Studies industry. This placement is based at the SRS Benetook Farm
Benetook Farm is a thriving and developing farm designed to encourage opportunities for people with disabilities to enjoy, learn, socialise and while incidental learning occurs during activities including layer hen production; marketing and sales; horticultural and viticultural, woodwork and art; song and dance; cooking and entertaining.

Skills You Might Learn

The student will gain an understanding of working within an operational farm. Students can expect to attain skills in various alternative farming techniques, workplace safety, environmentally sustainable work practices, working within teams, safe handling of farm animals.

Typical Tasks & Duties

The student will be learning all aspects of the working farm.
Duties may involve; general labouring work, operation of basic machinery and equipment and basic animal care.
Supporting staff in feeding and caring for the layer hens and pets at the farm.

Student Requirements

- Communication skills
- Attention to detail
- Motivated and organised
- Ability to use own initiative
- Willingness to learn
- Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
- Responsible, supportive and caring attitude
- Good people skills
- Accommodating to different personalities and abilities

Dress Requirements

Work boots
Work pants and shirt
Hat and sunscreen

Special Transport Requirements

Public transport is limited. Students are advised to make their own transport arrangement

RELATED COURSES INCLUDE

  • ACM20110 - Certificate II in Animal Studies
  • ACM30110 - Certificate III in Animal Studies
  • AHC20116 - Certificate II in Agriculture
  • AHC30110 - Certificate III in Agriculture
Positions: 1 Position
ID Number: W112903
Industry Area: AGRICULTURE
Location: Mildura - Explore Region
Mode/Type: Structured Workplace Learning (SWL)
Attendance: Flexible placements available
Added By: Northern Mallee Local Learning & Employment Network

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