W124541 - Farm hand

Farm hand
Bridgeward Olive Farm

A UNIQUE ARTS AND AGRICULTURAL OPPORTUNITY

Bridgeward Grove is a story of rural Australia, a long standing farming family combined with a long standing theatrical and arts family and what this truly means.

Bridgeward Grove is a destination, which has been created by its custodians Peter and Julie Howard, who have lived on the property for the past 35 years.

Offering a unique venue by the olive grove, olives and produce from the farm, an art space, and a unique marionette show that offers up an entertaining piece of Australian history.
Tuesday - harvesting
Wednesday - fertilising

This STRUCTURED WORKPLACE LEARNING PLACEMENT is available FOR 2 DAYS from Tuesday 23rd - Wednesday 24th of August 2022

PLEASE CONTACT GOLDFIELDS LOCAL LEARNING EMPLOYMENT NETWORK TO SECURE THIS PLACEMENT.

Skills You Might Learn

Students will attain the following skills; Working as a member of a team, workplace communication, following instructions from a supervisor, OH&S procedures relating to Agriculture, time and personal management.

Typical Tasks & Duties

Students tasks and duties will include but not be limited to the following; Harvesting produce, transporting produce to crushing plant, assisting with oil production, following instruction in the use of tools and machinery.

During this placement week, Specimen Hill Primary School will be visiting the farm on the 11th August to learn about olive production. You will assistance with the visiting group and may be given a leadership task with a small group.

It is also a possibility to experience work in a shearing shed.

Student Requirements

Students will need to be fit and agile and used to physical work,also to have an interest in agriculture and harvesting produce.Students will need to have completed Safe at Work for Agriculture.

Dress Requirements

Students to wear industry appropriate clothing and covered in shoes or boots.

Special Transport Requirements

Students to find their own way to the farm

RELATED COURSES INCLUDE

  • VIC20116 - VCAL Studies
Positions: 4 Positions
ID Number: W124541
Industry Area: AGRICULTURE
Location: Goornong - Explore Region
Mode/Type: Structured Workplace Learning (SWL)
Attendance: Students to attend 9am to 4pm
Added By: Goldfields Local Learning & Employment Network

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