ATTENTION! Are you a young person interested in agricultural technology? Are you willing to live and work in a regional town? The farm mechanisation industry needs YOU!
The WAFarmers Bootcamp to Employment is an intensive new three day program for school leavers and young people, designed to give you the skills you need to get a job in the agricultural machinery sector.
Gain experience flying a drone, operating precision control technology, learning more about machinery application for agronomy and understanding data based decision making. You will meet industry leaders and even get the chance to showcase your skills to prospective employers looking to take on apprentices and trainees.
The Bootcamp to Employment will kick off at Muresk Institute on 23 June 2020 – but be quick, places are limited and applications close on 30 April.
|30 April 2020||Applications close|
|1–8 May 2020||Applications shortlisted|
|15 May 2020||Interviews|
|22 May 2020||Selection advice|
|23–25 June 2020||Bootcamp|
|||Skills Passport assessment and grading process|
| ||Industry overview and context for the program|
|||Technology in industry, data collection and management, data based decision making|
|||Occupational health and safety|
|PM||Principles of machinery application for agronomy, machinery operation|
|AM||Skills Passport and assessment reminder, review of day one|
|||Personality profile, teamwork, workplace communication, demonstrating can-do attitude and problem solving initiative to prospective employers|
| ||Machinery maintenance |
|PM||Drones and precision agriculture, guidance, variable rate technology|
|||CV portfolio preparation – how to market yourself|
|Out of session||Participants to work on CV portfolio content overnight|
|AM||Skills Passport and assessment reminder, review of day two|
|||Final CV preparation time|
| ||Cloud-based paddock software|
|||Wrap-up, Skills Passport presentation, pitch to industry|
*subject to change
Want to be a new recruit? Head to the course page for application instructions and apply now!
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